7pm on August 4th writers show up to our Rogers Pork booth to draw a public domain book or play title. The next evening @ 7pm they perform the 20 minute or less modern adaptations of these pieces. The audience votes on the winner, whose play could be commissioned for a full length for a future ATL season. Get tickets here.
ONE NIGHT ONLY! The Therapy Players are an ensemble of mental health professionals from the Chicago area who are also trained improvisers. They combine fast wit with their understanding of human nature resulting in laughter even your insurance cannot deny. Get tickets here.
Have you ever known someone who you definitely considered a friend and yet ...didn't like all that much? Have you ever been enamored with someone who didn't share a fraction of that same enthusiasm? This is a play about why it can be so hard to let these "relationships" die, and the group of people who are forced to do that anyway. Things end. And that's ok.
In a room at All Saints Church fifty minutes before her wedding, Julie and her bridesmaids are together for the first time in over a year. As they get dressed, makeup and do their hair, they talk about marriage, careers, dating and even death. Comical and thought provoking. At only 1 hour perfect for bachelorette parties
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Teen ensemble performances Saturday Matinees @ 3pm
An original retelling of the French Classic by Edmond Rostand, this romantic comedy follows Cyrano, a female soldier, in a tale of unrequited love. As she vies for the beautiful Roxanne, Cyrano wrestles with self-doubt, body-shaming, and toxic masculinity in a world of "all's fair in love and war," armed with sword-like quips, fair friends, and more than a fair amount of pastries.
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Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm,
youth company performances Saturdays at 3pm
From Grandma's basement to our stage. Theatre Above the Law presents the nostalgic holiday stories of mice, elves, a spunky little girl and of course Santa. Reminiscent of the holiday pageants some of you might have done in Grandmas basement. A joyful tribute to the holiday season! Followed each performance by milk & cookies.
Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 3pm, Saturdays December 16 & 23 3pm. Tickets available here.
Special family 4 pack (2 adults, 2 children 13 & under for only $60) call 773-655-7197. For senior or students tickets email firstname.lastname@example.org group discounts for parties of 8 or more also available
Three one acts by Thornton Wilder chronicling how children relate to their parents while growing into themselves. First as babies trying to make sense of the normal things everyday, then tweens playing a morbid game of "Orphans" & lastly teens bonding with their parents in the safety of a group vacation.
Fridays & Saturdays 8pm
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A father and his teenage daughter stand on either side of a closed door. Life is unraveling for him, and it is entirely uncertain for her. So begins Melissa James Gibson's poignant, funny play about estrangement and the partially examined life. With her spare style, mordant wit, and compassionate insight, one of the most emotionally penetrating and unique voices in theatre today wonders WHAT RHYMES WITH AMERICA. Check out the recent review here.
Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 3pm
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Have you ever wondered what an entire religion based on Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. games would be like? Of course you have, and now you can find out once and for all as Theatre Above the Law presents Peach on Earth, a sketch-comedy play set in a world whose spirituality revolves around Princess Peach, Mario, Luigi and the rest of the pixelated gang. Plus: an exploration of how history is sometimes written by the winners in this new show from one of Chicago's funniest comedy troupes.
Fridays and Saturdays at 9:30pm
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Matt & Ben by Mindy Kaling & Brenda Withers, depicts its Hollywood golden boys – before J-Lo, before Gwyneth, before Project Greenlight, before Oscar...before anyone actually gave a damn. When the screenplay for Good Will Hunting drops mysteriously from the heavens, the boys realize they're being tested by a Higher Power.
Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm