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Pride and Prejudice
Virtual
Runs Sep 10 - Oct 04, 2020

In the town of Meryton, reputation and marriage can secure — or destroy — a young woman’s happiness. Faced with the loss of their land and income, Elizabeth …

12:00PM Sat, Sep 19, 2020
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Sexy Baby
Comedy, Musical, Virtual
Runs Apr 09 - Sep 30, 2020

From 2012, Hell in a Handbag Productions presents 'Sexy Baby', a musical exploration in child beauty pageants inspired by Living Dolls and other pageant television shows. 'Sexy Baby' …

12:00PM Sat, Sep 19, 2020
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Stateville Voices
Virtual
Runs Aug 05 - Sep 30, 2020

A Festival of Short Plays from the Northwestern Prison Education Program on Facebook, YouTube and GoodmanTheatre.org/Stateville. In the spring of 2019, through the Northwestern Prison Education Program (NPEP), playwright …

12:00PM Sat, Sep 19, 2020
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Sunset 1919
Virtual
Runs Aug 05 - Sep 30, 2020

Lookingglass Theatre commemorates the start of the 1919 Chicago race riots, by creating art to honor the fallen. The start of the 1919 Chicago race riots was incited …

12:00PM Sat, Sep 19, 2020
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The Pandemic Project
Virtual
Runs Jul 27 - Sep 30, 2020

On 11 May, the UJ Choir launched its 9th album, When the Earth Stands Still, and with it came an emotional interdisciplinary project, The Pandemic. UJ Arts & …

12:00PM Sat, Sep 19, 2020
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Through the Lookingglass
Virtual
Runs Apr 24 - Sep 30, 2020

Step Through the Lookingglass and view timely poetry, stories, and songs Lookingglass Ensemble Members and Artistic Associates have filmed at home, aiming to provide hope, meaning, and fulfillment …

12:00PM Sat, Sep 19, 2020
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Video Plays
New Work, Virtual
Runs Apr 09 - Sep 30, 2020

Silk Road Rising first coined the term “video play” in 2011 with the release of Jamil Khoury’s both/and. While the definition of the term continues to evolve for …

12:00PM Sat, Sep 19, 2020
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Scenes from The Odyssey
Classic, Experimental, Virtual
Runs Sep 19 - Sep 27, 2020

An ingenious adaptation of Homer’s Greek myth, The Odyssey begins in a modern context, with a young woman struggling to understand a translation of the great work. As …

6:00PM Sat, Sep 19, 2020
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Imagine U Storytime: Straw Hat Statues
Virtual
Sep 20, 2020

Alvin Chan, an MFA directing candidate at Northwestern kicks off the season with “Straw Hat Statues,” a story that uses a traditional Japanese storytelling form called kamishibai or …

6:00PM Sun, Sep 20, 2020
Artemisia, A Chicago Podcast
Virtual
Runs Jun 01 - Dec 21, 2020

Raw, unedited conversations about feminism with Theatre Artists, Business and Non-Profit Leaders, Activists and Advocates that all embrace feminism as an important aspect of their work and their …

8:00PM Mon, Sep 21, 2020
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THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA: House Par-Tay
Virtual
Runs Aug 24 - Oct 05, 2020

PlayMakers Laboratory is taking its signature revue online with That’s Weird, Grandma: House Par-Tay, featuring a creative line-up of stories written by elementary school students, adapted and performed …

8:00PM Mon, Sep 21, 2020
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8:00PM Mon, Oct 05, 2020
Romantics Anonymous
Virtual
Runs Sep 22 - Sep 26, 2020

This fall, experience the joys of live performance—broadcast and shared live with you at home! This acclaimed production will be streamed simultaneously from the UK to partner theaters …

1:30PM Tue, Sep 22, 2020
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Court’s Theatre & Thought series presents
The World of August Wilson + The Black Creative Voice
Virtual
Runs Sep 08 - Sep 29, 2020

Dr. Kenneth Warren, the Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor in English at the University of Chicago, and an expert on American and African American literature from the …

7:00PM Tue, Sep 22, 2020
7:00PM Tue, Sep 29, 2020
The International Voices Project 2020 Virtual Festival
Virtual
Runs Sep 02 - Oct 21, 2020

The International Voices Project (IVP) champions the work of global playwrights by creating opportunities to experience new and contemporary international plays on Chicago stages. IVP debuts voices from the world's stages …

7:00PM Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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LIVE Happy Hour
Virtual
Runs Sep 24 - Nov 05, 2020

Working from home? Homeschooling the kids? Living inside a bubble? You need an escape! Close out of that spreadsheet, put away your kid’s 4th grade geometry lesson, and …

7:00AM Thu, Sep 24, 2020
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Rastus and Hattie
An audio play
Virtual
Runs Sep 24 - Oct 24, 2020

Needra and Marlene enjoy a perfect post-racial friendship until two problematic robots walk into their christening celebration. These automatons, based on Westinghouse’s 1930 brown-skinned robots, and a glitch …

7:00PM Thu, Sep 24, 2020
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Imagine U Storytime: Abiyoyo
Virtual
Sep 27, 2020

A young boy with a ukulele and his father become unlikely heroes and save the day when a giant attacks a small town. Northwestern student Conor Maduzia (’22) …

6:00PM Sun, Sep 27, 2020
Closet Play: A Benefit Concert
Virtual
Sep 30, 2020

As the plague of the mid 19th century closed down theaters the rise of the Closet Drama was born. PrideArts is excited to bring you a modern spin …

7:00PM Wed, Sep 30, 2020
Reverb
Virtual
Runs Oct 02 - Oct 11, 2020

Summer of 2020. Covid quarantine. Black Lives that have always Mattered demand justice. Black and Brown people organize.  Allies galvanize. Protests against police brutality turn violent.  Statues topple. And in …

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Deep Dive: Tom Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt
Virtual
Runs Oct 05 - Nov 16, 2020

In its most ambitious addition to the Fall season, Court Theatre’s Deep Dive: Leopoldstadt provides an in-depth examination of Tom Stoppard’s epic drama, Leopoldstadt. Leopoldstadt is a place, a state of mind, …

7:00AM Mon, Oct 05, 2020
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Court’s Theatre & Thought series presents
Euripides’ The Bacchae + Contemporary Adaptations
Virtual
Runs Oct 07 - Oct 28, 2020

The extant Greek plays continue to speak to contemporary cultures, fueled by a myriad of creative retellings and adaptations by contemporary playwrights. Euripides’ ancient Greek tragedy explores the …

7:00PM Wed, Oct 07, 2020
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45 Plays for America’s First Ladies
Virtual
Runs Oct 08 - Nov 02, 2020

45 Plays for America’s First Ladies is a companion piece to the past Neo-Futurist production 43 Plays for 43 Presidents [originally produced in 2004, and remounted in 2012 …

7:30PM Thu, Oct 08, 2020
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Hit ‘Em on the Blackside
Virtual
Runs Oct 09, 2020 - May 29, 2021

In 2014, Congo Square’s late Artistic Director Samuel G. Roberson asked fellow ensemble members, "How do we challenge ourselves artistically, offer our audience a new brand of content, …

1:00PM Fri, Oct 09, 2020
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Imagine U Storytime: Frozen: a sing and dance-along adventure
Virtual
Oct 11, 2020

Come relive the magic of “Frozen” in this sing and dance-along adventure. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen‘s 1844 fairy tale, “The Snow Queen,” this contemporary story included favorite songs …

6:00PM Sun, Oct 11, 2020

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