ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS

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THE REAPERS ON WOODBROOK AVENUE

AUG 15 @ 7:00 PM

Winner of the 2022 Blue Ink Award. Heartrending play about 3 generations of women. Limited capacity – this reading will sell out. Learn more.

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2023 BLUE INK AWARD

ACCEPTING ENTRIES THRU AUG 31

2023 Blue Ink Award submissions are officially open! Nearly $10,000 available in cash and prizes. Read more.

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ALMA

SEPT 22 – OCT 22, 2022 @ Rivendell

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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OUR FIRST HOME

OPENING IN WINTER 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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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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IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

NOV – DEC 2022

One of Chicago’s favorite holiday shows returns for its 21st year. More details to come on the exciting new venue for 2022!

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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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