UPCOMING PERFORMANCES & EVENTS

Our 30th anniversary season includes the revival of The Rainmaker, the Chicago premiere of a behind-the-scenes look at the White House written by Emmy Award winner and Artistic Affiliate James Still, Chicago’s holiday classic It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago!, and the comedic rock musical Little Shop of Horrors. Plus we return with our standing-room-only hit Ripped: the Living Newspaper Festival and continue our free arts education program, The Lincoln Project for Chicago Public Schools.

Read our Season 31 “Define Yourself” announcement >>. Learn about our Season 31 FlexPass >>.

Looking Over the Presidents Shoulder Chicago

LOOKING OVER THE PRESIDENT'S SHOULDER

FEBRUARY 5 – MARCH 6, 2016

Before Lee Daniels’ “The Butler”, award-winning playwright James Still wrote the real-life story of Alonzo Fields, the grandson of a freed slave, who was forced by the Depression to give up his dreams of becoming an opera singer.

Blue Bash

2016 BLUE BASH

March 10, 2016

Join us in blue for a fabulous evening. Open bar and hors d’oeuvres, Season 31 preview, special performance by the Board of Directors, auction & raffle, and the presentation of 2016 Focus Award to The Davee Foundation.  Hosted by broadcast journalist Joan Esposito.

Little Shop of Horrors Chicago

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

APRIL 29 – MAY 29, 2016

In this gleefully gruesome musical, Seymour, a poor florist’s assistant, allows his craving for fame and fortune to seduce him into playing nursemaid to a man-eating plant.  The NY Times says this show “leaves the audience feeling like Audrey II…ravenous for more!”

SEASON 31

SEASON 31

2016 – 2017

We proudly announce Season 31 “Define Yourself” including the world premiere of TRANSit, the Chicago premieres of The Columnist & Beauty’s Daughter, the Chicago revival of Dutchman, and the 15th anniversary of It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago.

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