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/

50 Shades of Gay

2022-06-21T16:36:23-05:00June 1st, 2022|

Join Ike Avelli and his fabulous guests as they celebrate the 7th Anniversary of 50 Shades of Gay, with a night of comedy, music, drag, video sketches, audience participation and giveaways.

A Baritone on Broadway

2022-05-09T16:12:52-05:00May 9th, 2022|

C’mon along and listen to “A Baritone on Broadway”, Paul’s tribute to the deep, rich baritone voice and it’s time-honored prominence on the Broadway stage.

A Restoration Comedy

2022-07-13T15:56:52-05:00July 13th, 2022|

On the Spot Theatre Company brings their entertaining brand of comedic drama to the Athenaeum Center: A Restoration Comedy, the world premiere of a new contemporary play about mother/daughter art restorers and intrigue over an old painting.

ABDUCTION: A New Comedy Musical

2022-05-12T13:25:46-05:00May 12th, 2022|

Abduction tells the story of high school student body president Pippa Peterson whose social footing crumbles after she witnesses an alien abduction in her tiny suburban town of Pluto, Pennsylvania.

Albert Herring

2023-01-12T14:02:46-05:00January 12th, 2023|

This comedic coming-of-age story celebrates COT’s rich history of presenting Britten works including the Chicago premiere of this piece in 1979.

Anna in the Tropics

2022-10-03T17:05:09-05:00October 3rd, 2022|

In a Cuban American cigar factory just outside Ybor City in 1929, a charismatic lector reads Anna Karenina aloud to pass the hours. As Anna’s passions are enunciated, the workers’ hidden desires bubble to the surface, becoming a powderkeg that must eventually explode in the Florida heat. Nilo Cruz’s passionate classic shines an unrelenting light on the search for identity in the American landscape.

Are You Afraid of Burlesque?

2021-10-20T14:14:42-05:00October 19th, 2021|

A curated collection of burlesque performances inspired by urban legends, true crime, and campfire tales, this devilishly delightful digital show is sure to be spine-chilling and thrilling!

Art and Virtue Conference

2022-10-21T11:05:41-05:00October 21st, 2022|

The Fourth Annual Catholic Art Institute conference brings together the world’s leading artists and scholars to rediscover the power of beauty in the modern world. The Conference will open with a Choral High Mass for the Feast of Christ the King in the baroque splendor of Chicago’s historic St. John Cantius Church.

Be: Witched

2022-10-06T11:13:17-05:00October 6th, 2022|

Tommy Bravos presents an enchanting night of music and laughter, along with guest performances!

Bear Williams

2022-09-01T13:32:52-05:00September 1st, 2022|

Bear Williams, along with his band members, singers, and support staff all proudly stand with the Black Lives Matter Movement in the fight against the systemic racism and inequality that the Black People in America face each and every day. We celebrate Black lives all along the gender spectrum that have made great and lasting contributions to the fabric of this country. We are using our platform and resources to work towards a world where Black lives are no longer systematically targeted for demise. We affirm our humanity, our strength and our resilience in the face of deadly oppression.