The People Speak Live with MATT DAMON Jan 31

Based off of the 2009 documentary, The People Speak, The People Speak, Live!
is a benefit performance that features dramatic readings of written
works from people of the past.

This month’s performance will include
readings of a fifteenth century priest documenting Columbus’ arrival in
the New World, a fugitive slave’s scathing letter to a former master,
the words of pathbreaking Chicago labor organizers, testimony of civil
rights activists and more.

The People Speak, Live! performance has officially added
Academy Award Winner Matt Damon
to host the event and compliment a cast
of local talent. The supporting cast includes Robert Breuler and Alana
Arenas of the Steppenwolf Theater, various local poets and Rick Kogan of
the Tribune.

The Chicago premiere will be at the Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., on Jan. 31st.

Tickets are available at $11 to $24. Doors open at 6pm. Performance at 7pm.

Premium tickets available also.