Reset talks to Charlique Rolle about her new role at the Congo Square Theatre Company and gets her recommendations on what to read, watch and do.
What to read
1. More than Enough by Elaine Welteroth
2. I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown
3. Her Good His Glory by Dainah Malave
What to watch
4. Hit ‘Em on the Blackside (Congo Square Theatre Company)
New virtual sketch comedy series on Congo Square Theatre’s social media platforms. First webisode drops Friday, Oct. 9.
5. Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak on It! (Goodman Theatre)
Free socially-distanced production in nine Chicago neighborhood parks. Runs through Thursday, Oct. 8. Register for a time and location here.
6. They That Sit In Darkness by Black feminist playwright Mary Burrill (Artemisia Theatre)
Play reading and virtual performance featured on Artemisia Theatre’s podcast this week. Listen here.
What to do
7. Explore new music with your friends
8. Grab a scooter and go for a ride
GUEST: Charlique Rolle, managing director of Congo Square Theatre Company