MPAACT presents MiLK, written by Nambi E. Kelley, directed by Chuck Smith, choreography by Lisa Johnson Winningham, with music by Red Clay.
MiLK traces the story of three adolescent girls living in the shadow of a Chicago housing project. The playwright skillful utilizes rhythmic dialogue to elevate the character's street language into poetry, thus bringing out the mystical elements hidden in the everyday world. MiLK takes an audience through a painful yet beautiful life journey that is as rich and nourishing in it's poetry as it's unifying image of milk.
"An imaginative, nicely crafted pageant of transcendetal beauty, like sunshine on broken glass" - Chicago Reader