ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS

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August Wilson's FENCES

JULY 1 – AUG 6, 2022 @ Theater Wit

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Intimate & up close – like never before. This is the sensational drama about Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro Baseball League, who now works as a garbage man in Pittsburgh. Read more.

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17 MINUTES

JUNE 27, 2022 @ 7:00 PM CT on Zoom

Selected for The Room in February, please join us for a relevant reading about gun violence that Talkin’ Broadway called “complicated and compassionate”. Read more.

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2022 RIPPED FESTIVAL

JUNE 1-30 ONLINE LIBRARY

Read 30 short works in 30 days inspired and ripped from today’s headlines. Featuring local, national, and student playwrights – each week we’ll add more plays to our online library. Read more.

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OUR FIRST HOME

OPENING IN 2023

We are thrilled to announce the launch of “Our First Home” campaign and purchase of a property in Chicago’s Lincoln Avenue North Arts District. Read more.

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ALMA

OCT 7 – NOV 6, 2022 @ Victory Gardens

Working mom Alma has single-handedly raised her daughter, Angel, on tough love, home-cooked comida, and lots of prayers. A sacrifice from Alma’s past weighs heavy on their present. Will the American Dream cost them a life together?  Read more.

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2022 BLUE INK AWARD

2022 Award Winner

Congratulations to Mardee Bennett for his winning script The Reapers on Woodbrook Avenue. He receives a $2,500 cash prize and development at American Blues. Read more.

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IN-PERSON AUDIENCES

2022-2023

Your health is paramount to a successful and safe return. See our guidance about attending an in-person performance. Read more.

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IDEA STATEMENT

Lifelong Commitment

Learn about our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access using an Antiracist practice. Read more.

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