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Athenaeum Theatre

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Athenaeum Theatre

Phone: 773-935-6875
2936 N Southport Ave, Chicago, Illinois, 60657

The Athenaeum Theatre is Chicago’s oldest, continuously operating off-loop theater complex and is home to over 50 performing arts organizations. The Athenaeum Theatre promotes the arts and arts education by offering performance, rehearsal & office space to arts & educational organizations at affordable rates. We serve as a cultural resource and a forum for new and established arts groups and audiences, both in the Lakeview neighborhood and greater Chicagoland.

Upcoming Shows at This Theater:

PJ Morton – Watch the Sun

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Jul 16, 2022

PJ Morton is a multi Grammy-winning R&B and soul singer, songwriter, performer and producer whose latest project, Gospel According to PJ, earned the 2021 Grammy Award for Best Gospel Album.

Hillbilly Thomists

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Jul 29, 2022

Come enjoy some Bluegrass music with The Hillbilly Thomists! This group of Dominican friars has been playing music and writing songs together for years, in between their time spent contemplating, studying, and preaching.


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Sep 13, 2022

This wildly successful podcast turned E! Television show turned New York Times Best Selling authors, stars Keltie Knight, Jac Vanek, and Becca Tobin.

The Clean-Up

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Oct 13, 2022 - Nov 19, 2022

Seeking community post-quarantine, Nicole joins the toy cleaning committee at The Learning Co-Op where toddler parents covertly socialize under a halo of sanitation.

About the Author:

Melissa Schmitz is a marketing strategist, actor, director, playwright, and script consultant who has worked for theaters in the Midwest, Pacific Northwest, and Hawaii. She consults with small companies to refresh and simplify their branding and social strategy. Her ideal weekend includes cupcakes and seeing at least two plays, maybe four. She also writes about theater, food, and travel. You can find her on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/melissa-schmitz/.