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As e-books outsell printed books, Alex Ames, the owner of Chicago’s oldest African American book publishing company, must question each of his employees to determine who is still relevant in a rapidly changing world. When he meets J, a mysterious youth plugged into the future, Mr. Ames is forced to discover just how far he will go to survive.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Sep. 29, 2013.

Show Overview


Carl Lumbly
Alex Ames
Ismael Cruz Cordova
Teagle F. Bougere
Michi Barall
Donald Sage Mackay


Written and Directed by
Regina Taylor
Set Designer
Neil Patel
Costume Designer
Karen Perry
Lighting Designer
Lap Chi Chu
Sound Designer
Rob Kaplowitz
Projection Designer
Shawn Sagady
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