About Face Youth Theatre: 15 Breaths

Chicago Park District & About Face Youth Theatre presents the World Premiere of
Written & Performed by
About Face Youth Theatre
Directed by Ali Hoefnagel

Harold is a young queer boy. Lil is an older trans woman. A chance meeting will change their lives forever, for better or worse. 15 BREATHS is a poignant, radical, and relevant tale surrounding two strangers, both isolated within their community, who must unite to forge a space they can call their own.

JULY 23rd thru 26th
Thursday thru Saturday @ 7:30pm
Sunday matinee @ 3:00pm

Adults $15 | Students + Seniors $10
Pay What You Can tickets available at the door (cash or credit accepted)

Adults $15 | Students + Seniors $10

PRESENTED AT:The Greenhouse Theater Center2257 N Lincoln Ave. in Chicago

Our run at the Greenhouse has ended, but catch us in the Parks through August 7th!

15 BREATHS in the Parks!

15 BREATHS will also be presented at Humboldt Park and Chase Park as part of the Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks!

All Night Out in The Parks performances of 15 BREATHS will be FREE and open to the public.



JULY 30th and 31st @ 6:30pm
Humboldt Park Boathouse

This run has ended – catch us at Chase Park!


AUGUST 6th and 7th @ 6:30pm
Chase Park

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4701 N Ashland Ave. in Chicago

Chase Park is located on Ashland Ave between Leland and Lawrence and can be easily reached via CTA on the Clark bus (#22), Lawrence bus (#81) or Ashland bus (#9).

Reserve Tickets
To help About Face nurture our education and youth programming, please consider making a $10 donation when you reserve your ticket.

talkback-transparentJoin us after the on August 6th for a post-show panel discussion centered on the various forms of violence affecting the LGBTQIA community. Our panelists are: David Fischer, Director of the Health & Medicine Court-Involved Youth Project; Jazmin Gonzalez, Trans Woman of Color Research Assistant at the Howard Brown Health Center; Rebecca Levin, Director of Strengthening Chicago’s Youth (SCY); and Bonsai Bermudez, Executive Artistic Director at Youth Empowerment Performance Project (YEPP). All are welcome to attend and participate in this free discussion.

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