CLUE

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

Now Showing - Jan 1, 2023

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.

Who’s Holiday!

2022-11-17T17:06:45-05:00November 17th, 2022|

Now Showing - Dec 30, 2022

Cindy Lou Who, now 40, holds court from her trailer home, retelling the story of the sordid events after she met the Grinch in this adult romp!

Title Ten

2022-11-18T13:01:28-05:00November 18th, 2022|

Now Showing - Dec 18, 2022

The fight is on for reproductive justice and Artemisia goes on the offensive with this world premiere about the struggle for abortion rights in America. Told through 8 radically different female characters, Title X is a searing, poignant play that documents women's fight for autonomy over their own bodies and lives from 1978 to now.

The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes

2022-11-17T17:16:31-05:00November 17th, 2022|

Now Showing - Dec 30, 2022

Hell in a Handbag Productions is thrilled to ring in the holiday season with the return of its favorite seniors in The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, The Obligatory Holiday Special, playing November 26 – December 30, 2022 at The Hoover-Leppen Theatre at The Center on Halsted.

Holidays on Stage and Screen

2022-11-29T11:28:58-05:00November 7th, 2022|

Dec 7, 2022

Lakeview Orchestra presents 'Holidays on Stage & Screen', a family-friendly concert of holiday favorites featuring 'HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS' by Dr. Seuss.

The Nutcracker

2022-11-07T13:43:22-05:00November 7th, 2022|

Dec 9, 2022 - Dec 18, 2022

Ballet Chicago’s “The Nutcracker” is celebrating 20 years at the Athenaeum!

Radial Gradient

2022-09-29T09:07:12-05:00September 29th, 2022|

Jan 27, 2023 - Mar 11, 2023

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.

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

2022-10-27T11:04:10-05:00October 27th, 2022|

Jan 27, 2023 - Mar 26, 2023

Turn back the clock to 1956 for an intimate cabaret performance with the greatest jazz vocalist of all time, Billie Holiday. More than a dozen musical numbers are interlaced with salty, often humorous reminiscences revealing a portrait of the lady and her music.

PIAF! THE SHOW

2022-07-25T16:47:11-05:00July 25th, 2022|

Jan 31, 2023

In two parts of 45 minutes, Piaf! The Show tells the story of the career of the singer EDITH PIAF through her unforgettable songs in an original scenography and projections of unpublished images of Edith Piaf never published before.

Anna in the Tropics

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

Feb 8, 2023 - Mar 19, 2023

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.

Chicago Theatre Week

2022-10-27T11:11:01-05:00October 27th, 2022|

Feb 16, 2023 - Feb 26, 2023

Save the date for Chicago Theatre Week 2023! The Mercury Theater Chicago in the Belmont Theater District will be showing a production during the week!

The Book of Will

2022-10-10T12:23:38-05:00July 28th, 2022|

Feb 17, 2023 - Mar 12, 2023

The comedy/drama The Book of Will by Lauren Gunderson, one of the most produced playwrights in the U.S., reveals what many don’t know about the man behind such literary masterpieces as Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet

Galileo’s Daughter

2022-10-03T17:08:12-05:00October 3rd, 2022|

Apr 5, 2023 - May 14, 2023

Rattled by a personal crisis, a playwright flees to Florence to study the letters between Galileo Galilei and his eldest daughter, Maria Celeste. Caught up in the threats against her father, Maria Celeste must abandon her work and join a convent. Alternating between timelines, Jessica Dickey’s captivating world premiere is a personal examination of faith, forgiveness and the cost of heeding one’s truth.

London Road

2022-09-29T09:08:55-05:00September 29th, 2022|

Apr 21, 2023 - Jun 3, 2023

Determined and tenacious, the residents of Ipswich, UK mobilize to overcome the immense fear and media circus that unfolds following the serial murder of 5 sex workers in their small town. This experimental and innovative new musical is based on a true story, using verbatim dialogue recorded during interviews with the people of Ipswich. Brought to the American stage for the first time ever, London Road is an uplifting story that reveals how a devastating tragedy can spark empathy and engender community resilience.

It’s Only a Play

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

Apr 28, 2023 - May 21, 2023

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.