Ongoing coverage of the Chicago Teachers Strike

Award-winning journalist Mariam Sobh is sharing her story with ‘Headscarf Above Water’

Mariam Sobh, Justin Kaufmann and Kim Schultz

Anchor, actor, and comedian Mariam Sobh and director Kim Schultz join Justin on Extension 720 to discuss their new Second City show, “Headscarf Above Water.” Mariam and Kim talk about why the decided to put together this show, the importance of putting the Muslim-American story on stage, what she’s learned from doing the show, how she’s fit into the comedy world and why she’s not shy about poking fun at the Muslim experience.

This is the podcast for Extension 720. The show originates from Chicago on WGN Radio and features newsmakers, tastemakers and trailblazers.  Hosted by award-winning broadcaster Justin Kaufmann, this talk show/audio magazine goes in-depth to help you better understand the city (and world) that you live in.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.