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Department of Theatre and Dance

The Light

March 16-19, 2023
Written by Loy Webb
Directed by Ibi Owolabi

Lab Theatre

Recipient of Chicago’s Jefferson Award for Best Play in 2018, The Light is a visceral, real-time roller coaster ride that sees a loving relationship rocked by secrets from the past. When we are introduced to Genesis and Rashad, it’s during the romantic high of a heartfelt marriage proposal. The happy plans are suddenly derailed, however, by an accusation of sexual assault that threatens to rip apart their bond of love and trust. “...the #MeToo play you didn’t know you wanted, but that you need to see.” — Nylon

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.