Storyteller Priya Shya speaks with WTTW News about Collaboraction’s “Family Tree Stories.”

Thanks to support from the Illinois Department of Public Health, Chicago theater company Collaboraction is exploring the impact of oral history, one story at a time. We learn about the group’s newest project, “Family Tree Stories,” and how it’s working to unite the city through storytelling.

Sandra Delgado (WTTW News)

Theater in Chicago shut down in March and won’t be returning anytime soon. A new effort is a reminder of the ongoing support that exists within the theater community. 

Collaboraction's 'Crime Scene: Breathe Life.' (Photo by Joel Maisonet)

We discuss the touring production “Crime Scene: Breathe Life” with Collaboraction artistic director Anthony Moseley and performer Sir Taylor.