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Hell in a Handbag Productions

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Hell in a Handbag Productions

Phone: (312) 409-4357
Chicago, Illinois, 60657

Hell In A Handbag Productions was formed in March 2002.

 HIAH’s debut production was POSEIDON! An Upside-Down Musical, which had successful consecutive runs at Theatre Building Chicago and Bailiwick Repertory before being produced at the 2003 New York International Fringe Festival where it received a Outstanding Ensemble award.

HIAH has also produced Fa La La This, a holiday monologue showcase, Rudolph, the Red-Hosed Reindeer, How ‘What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?’ Happened, Judy’s Scary Little Christmas, SCARRIE-The Musical, The Twilight Gallery, Caged Dames, The Birds, Die Mommie! Die!, HAYWIRE!, Silent Night of the Lambs, Summer Camp, Lady X, TROGG! A Musical, Sexy Baby, POSEIDON! An Upside-down Musical, Artificial Jungle, The Rip Nelson Spooktacular and Pussy on the House among many other shows.

Hell in a Handbag is dedicated to the preservation, exploration, and celebration of works ingrained in the realm of popular culture via theatrical productions through parody, music and homage. Handbag is a 501( c )( 3 ) Not for Profit.

Upcoming Shows at This Theater:

The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes

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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.

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/.