Cast: 5 women / 3 men
Her job threatened, a reporter from Chicago’s Gold Coast must write a series on public housing, gentrification, and the prison industry. But when she moves into the infamous Cabrini Green projects, she tries to help with the legal problems of a young man willing to get out by any means necessary. In the end, they both find themselves lost in the tunnels that seem to connect everything Under America.
Under America was produced by Chicago’s Mortar Theatre in September 2010; it was also given a staged reading by Gallery 400 as part of its “Captive Audience” exhibit that featured artifacts by, for and about prison inmates.
Copies of the script are available for Kindle on Jacob’s Amazon page!