10-Minute Play Festival

2022-05-06T10:49:12-05:00May 6th, 2022|

More details coming soon! June 9–12, 2022 Performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Single ticket sales are available later this season! Tickets: https://saintsebastianplayers.org/2021-2022-season/2022-10-minute-play-festival/

A Bump on the Leg

2023-03-15T12:39:39-05:00March 15th, 2023|

A Bump on the Leg is the biographical retelling of an event from the life of Chicago resident and Irish immigrant James Mallon. 

Blues for an Alabama Sky

2023-05-01T13:45:42-05:00May 1st, 2023|

It’s 1930 in Harlem and jazz singer Angel has just gotten fired from The Cotton Club. Supported by her closest friends, Angel hopes for her next big break as costume designer Guy, imagines sewing dresses in Paris, and Delia works to bring family planning centers to the community.

Campaigns, Inc.

2022-09-14T14:20:19-05:00August 16th, 2022|

Based on the true story of Leone Baxter and Clem Whitaker, who formed the first political consulting firm in U.S. history, Campaigns, Inc. is a hysterical and jaw-dropping inside look at the underbelly of politics through the lens of two of the undeniable founders of “fake news.”.”

Chagall in School

2022-07-26T13:14:00-05:00June 2nd, 2022|

Chagall in School, a new comedy by James Sherman, relates the story of famed artist, Marc Chagall. After the Russian Revolution, Chagall creates a school for artists. He gathers together other noted artists of the time and the clash of personalities generates timeless questions about artistic freedom.


2022-05-04T16:37:11-05:00May 4th, 2022|

Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, Clue is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. The tale begins at a remote mansion, where six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party where murder and blackmail are on the menu.


2022-06-02T16:55:17-05:00June 2nd, 2022|

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.

Festival of Unfinished Work

2022-05-05T17:04:51-05:00May 5th, 2022|

An evening of six 10-min scenes from unfinished plays currently in development! Bramble Theatre Company invites you to join us for our first annual Festival of Unfinished Work.

FIRST DRAFT: Playwrights Collective Festival 2021

2021-11-15T21:31:49-05:00November 15th, 2021|

This FIRST DRAFT: Playwrights Collective Festival, is the culmination of our latest two-year new-play incubator program offering residency to Chicago-based emerging and established writers, taking place December 3 – 12, 2021, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Avenue in Chicago, with FREE public readings of new plays by Playwrights Collective members Dolores Díaz, Kristin Idaszak, Osiris Khepera and David Rhee.


2021-08-16T15:17:50-05:00August 16th, 2021|

When a group of young artists from diverse home environments get an opportunity to join their TimeLine South High support group, together they dive deeper into each others’ stories, sharing layers of themselves normally hidden, and healing internal conflicts. This [...]

I’m Not A Comedian. . . I’m Lenny Bruce

2022-01-30T13:55:25-05:00October 19th, 2021|

The story of the life and early passing of one of the most legendary comedians of all time, produced in partnership with Lenny Bruce’s daughter Kitty Bruce, “I’m Not A Comedian… I’m Lenny Bruce” was written by and stars Ronnie Marmo.

Identity Over Time

2023-03-01T17:09:08-05:00March 1st, 2023|

Whether gradual or sudden, desired or unwanted, our identities and relationships to them inevitably change over time. We might learn to love a part of ourselves we once felt shame for. Or we might shed an old part of ourselves and become something new, such as becoming a parent, growing older, or gaining a disability. What relationships have you had with your identities over time?

It’s Only a Play

2022-10-10T12:24:40-05:00July 28th, 2022|

Closing the Saint Sebastian Player's 2022-2023 season is a comedy by the late Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally, It’s Only A Play.

Light Falls

2022-06-02T16:59:23-05:00June 2nd, 2022|

Simon Stephens’ Light Falls is a haunting tale of resilience, hope, and the impossibly strong bonds of family.

Love Song

2023-05-01T13:48:00-05:00May 1st, 2023|

Beane has always been different. Joan, his sister, is his only real bridge to the outside world, but she is consumed with her own life, climbing the corporate ladder and sparring with her husband, Harry. When Beane falls madly in love with Molly, Beane’s world suddenly expands, and the seismic shift forces all of them to reexamine their own relationships and discover new facets of human connection.


2023-03-20T09:43:16-05:00March 20th, 2023|

After the King of Scotland is murdered, Macbeth takes the throne. Scotland is gripped in civil war and an endless cycle of death. Macbeth, slowly driven insane by greed, power, and the ghosts of those who have been killed, tries to keep his iron grip on the throne.

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

2021-10-27T16:12:30-05:00September 5th, 2021|

A post-apocalyptic tale of survival. . . passion. . . and the enduring power of Bart Simpson. This unique and prescient theatrical experience is one of the most popular shows in Theater Wit's history.


2021-07-01T11:39:55-05:00July 1st, 2021|

Summer is here and that means one thing: the return of our GARDEN MOVIES! This year we are bringing you a new and improved Garden Movie experience, with an extended space, a brand new projector and screen, and an improved audio system. [...]

National Merit

2022-07-26T13:17:30-05:00July 26th, 2022|

Seven students face the pressures and costs of embarking upon an intense PSAT prep program as they seek to become National Merit Scholars.

Nonna’s: An Original Play

2023-01-23T10:48:10-05:00January 23rd, 2023|

“Nonna’s” centers around an Italian-American family who own a pizza parlor in Brooklyn, New York. This uplifting story encompasses the importance of culture, obligation, and love in an Italian family.

Oh What A Beautiful Gay!

2021-09-28T15:39:44-05:00September 8th, 2021|

Huggable Riot’s 26th revue celebrates our complicated, messy lives. With an all-queer cast whose writing swings from intimate to bombastic, Oh What a Beautiful Gay joyfully explores our relationships – to our loved ones, our bodies, and the world. *Proof [...]

On the Greenbelt

2021-04-15T11:13:22-05:00April 15th, 2021|

A serio-comic play that jumps between past and present, On the Greenbelt, explores family, love, memory, and the question of “how do we process grief?”


2022-01-30T14:31:11-05:00January 30th, 2022|

Christopher Chen’s deeply humane, exquisitely theatrical play is a kaleidoscopic examination of colonization, inspired by E.M. Forster’s A Passage to India. Tense, fascinating, delicate, and dangerous, you’ll be on the edge of your seat as this political drama unfolds.

Radial Gradient

2023-01-12T11:29:08-05:00September 29th, 2022|

Three women enter a research study hoping to create positive change after a hate crime takes place at a liberal university in America. Timelines in 2017 and 2020 intertwine as participants unravel their complicated shared friendships and histories.


2022-01-14T13:34:07-05:00January 14th, 2022|

Developed through TimeLine’s Playwrights Collective, this world premiere is a startling and vibrant look at the secrets we keep to protect the ones we love most.