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Fall of Heaven

Fall of HeavenCongo Square Theatre’s
The Fall of Heaven

Written by Walter Mosley
Directed by Daniel Bryant
Featuring Anthony Irons 

Feb 25, 2013 – Mar 24, 2013

For tickets:
Congo Square Theatre Company
2936 North Southport Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657
773.296.1108

In the blink of an eye, Tempest is struck by the bullet of a police gun and finds himself at the pearly gates facing St. Peter and his judgment. Refusing to accept his eternal condition, he’s stripped of his identity and given a new body and a chance to change his fate. Alive, Tempest was no angel, but he was far from evil. The Accounting Angel, Joshua, is out to prove the scales tip toward the latter. Adapted from his book, Tempest Tales, and inspired by Langston Hughes’ colorful character, Jesse B. Semple, Walter Mosley takes us on a hip trip—an ethereal excursion into the metaphysical conundrum between right and wrong, good and evil. Which will you choose?

Enjoy a sneak peek from a staged reading of The Fall of Heaven: