It’s Easy to be a Hero: Disability in Exile

It’s Easy to be a Hero: Disability in Exile

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Fillet of Solo Festival, presented by Lifeline Theatre and running Jan 10 - 26, presents It’s Easy to be a Hero: Disability in Exile, at the Teal Room, Saturday, Jan. 18 at 4 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 26 at 5:30 p.m.It’s Easy to be a Hero is written and performed by Kristina Lebedeva, and directed by Josh Zagoren. Kristina Lebedeva moved to the United States from Russia in 2000 to earn a doctorate in philosophy. As her academic work continues to explore the intersections of ethics, trauma, social justice, and disability, Kristina’s fiction and autobiographical essays address such themes as mourning, violence, suffering, survival, and memory. Kristina is currently working as a language instructor, splitting her free time between writing, theater, and digital art.

The 2020 Fillet of Solo Festival will perform January 10-26, 2020, in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood at Lifeline Theatre (6912 N. Glenwood Ave.) and The Teal Room (6956 N. Glenwood Ave. – new location this year). Free parking and shuttle are available. Performance times are Fridays at 7 and 8:30 p.m. at both venues; Saturdays at 4, 5:30, 7, and 8:30 p.m. at both venues; and Sundays at 4 and 5:30 p.m. at both venues. Ticket prices are $10 for regular single tickets, and $60 for a Festival Pass (allows admission to any performance). Tickets may be purchased at the Lifeline Box Office, 773.761.4477, or by visiting click for details.

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Date: January 26, 2020
Time: 4:00pm

Teal Room
6956 N. Glenwood Ave.
Chicago IL 60626

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