ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS

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THE SPITFIRE GRILL - a musical

JULY 12 – AUG 17, 2019

A feisty parolee follows her dreams, based on an old travel book, to a small town in Wisconsin to find work at Hannah’s Spitfire Grill. Learn more.

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GUITARS AT THE GRILL

JULY 29, 2019

Join us for a benefit concert featuring the company of The Spitfire Grill and special guests. Learn more.

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FIVE PRESIDENTS

SEPT 6 – OCT 19, 2019

From award-winning writer and Ensemble member Rick Cleveland. There was only one day in history when all five of these U.S. Presidents were in the same room at the same time: the memorial service of Richard Nixon. Buy tickets.

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IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: LIVE IN CHCAGO!

NOV 14, 2019 – JAN 4, 2020

Second longest-running holiday play in Chicago. Join us for a live 1940s radio broadcast. Cookies & milk served after by the cast. Buy tickets.

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2020 BLUE INK PLAYWRITING AWARD

JULY 1 – AUG 31, 2019

Submissions are open for the nationally-renowned 2020 Blue Ink Playwriting Award. Learn more & submit.

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SEASON 34

SEPT 2019 – JUNE 2020

We’re proud to announce our Season 34 productions – including Chicago premiere and world premiere by Ensemble members Rick Cleveland and Nambi E. Kelley. Learn more.

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