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 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. 

A Celtic Christmas

2023-07-28T09:50:52-05:00July 28th, 2023|

Tomáseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas is a re-creation of a night before Christmas in the West of Ireland in the 1940s, before the advent of motorcar, the television, and the telephone. The show takes us back to rural Ireland where neighbors gathered at each other’s houses and brought with them—not gold frankincense or myrrh, but gifts equally precious—their gifts of music, song, dance and storytelling.

A Night of Comedy

2023-06-08T09:48:38-05:00June 8th, 2023|

Come one, come all, to a night of comedy! Saint Clement YAC invites you to join us for a fun night at the Athenaeum Center!

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.