Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., is hosting "Use It or Lose It: An Evening of Short Plays About Your Rights" on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m.
The event spotlights original works inspired by contemporary and historic legal battles the ACLU has fought on behalf of U.S. residents' rights and freedoms.
"Use It" features short plays by Thomas Bradshaw, Philip Dawkins, Sandra Delgado, Zayd Dohrn, Rebecca Gilman, Brett Neveu, Julie Marie Myatt, Tanya Palmer and Laura Schellhardt. The cast includes Japhet Balaban, Dana Black, Pat Kane, Jennifer Latimore, Mary Ann Thebus, Dan Waller and Wandachristine, with additional members to be announced.
Tickets are pay-what-you-want; visit Greenhousetheater.org or in person at the box office, or call 773-404-7336. All proceeds will benefit the ACLU.