Yasmina’s Necklace makes it’s downtown debut at the Goodman, starting October 20 in the Owen Theatre. The 2016 Jeff Award Nominee for Best New Play made it’s world premiere just last year at Berwyn’s 16th Street Theatre, charming audiences and critics alike. In her review of the world premiere production, Chicago Tribune theater critic Kerry Reid discusses the heartfelt […]

Rohina Malik’s Yasmina’s Necklace details the journey of one young Iraqi woman as she opens herself up to the possibilities of happiness and purpose in her new Chicago home. Throughout the play we learn of Yasmina’s trials and experiences both in her homeland and on her path to Chicago. One of Yasmina’s tasks mirrors that […]

In Yasmina’s Necklace, Yasmina dreams of opening a nonprofit organization to provide aid to the local refugees, particularly the young women with which she identifies. Yasmina’s organization would join the ranks of some of Chicago’s leading humanitarian organizations helping immigrants and refugees. Here are just some of Chicago’s many nonprofits fulfilling Yasmina’s dream of helping refugee […]

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