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Shattered Globe Theatre

2020-01-31T16:07:46-05:00January 17th, 2019|

Shattered Globe Theatre

Phone: 773-770-0333
Website:
Theater Wit, 1229 W Belmont, Chicago, Illinois, 60657

Shattered Globe Theatre brings its audiences dynamic re-imaginings of classic works, as well as premiere productions that celebrate new voices and innovative viewpoints. We have produced more than 60 plays, including 9 American and World premieres, and have garnered an impressive 42 Jeff Awards and 102 Jeff Award Nominations, as well as the acclaim of critics and audiences alike.

Our versatile ensemble creates visceral experiences that challenge perspectives through passionate storytelling. Shattered Globe is inspired by the diversity of our city and is committed to making the theater accessible to all audiences. Through initiatives like our Protégé Program, we create a space which allows emerging artists to grow and share the ensemble experience with us.

Upcoming Shows at This Theater:

Radial Gradient

2020-01-31T16:07:46-05:00January 17th, 2019|

Now Showing - 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.

London Road

2020-01-31T16:07:46-05:00January 17th, 2019|

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.

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/.