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Featured Video: "Margin of Error" from The Great Immensity. Music & Lyrics by: Michael Friedman

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The Civilians 2015-2016 Season Announced!

The Civilians 2015-16 Season marks our 15th year of creating innovative, investigative works of theater. This season we look forward to the world-premieres of Another Word For Beauty by José Rivera at Goodman Theatre in Chicago and Rimbaud in New York written and directed by Steve Cosson at BAM.

Our Season Brochure is now available online, read it HERE!

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Playwright Josť Rivera Finds "Another Word for Beauty"


Georgina Escobar interviews playwright Josť Rivera, who created the musical "Another Word for Beauty" from a Civilians' investigation of the annual beauty pageant at Colombia's national women's prison, El Buen Pastor, in Bogota. "Beauty" premiered at Goodman Theatre in Chicago in January 2016.

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LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU: Flops, Failures and Fiascos

Join us on February 23rd at the Metropolitan Room for our next LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU Cabaret!

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Let Me Ascertain You:
The Podcast Series

Let Me Ascertain You: The Podcast is an audio podcast series of performances crafted from interviews with real people about current and controversial topics, including Occupy Wall Street, Atlantic Yards, the adult entertainment industry, Evangelical Christianity, and more. The series includes songs and scenes from past plays and current projects, plus sneak peaks at works in development.

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