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Theater Wit

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Theater Wit

Phone: 773-975-8150
Website:
1229 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, Illinois, 60657

Theater Wit is the premier smart art theater in Chicago, producing humorous, challenging, and intelligent plays that speak with a vibrant and contemporary theatrical voice. In our three spaces, we also bring together Chicago’s best storefront theater companies. Here you will find a smorgasbord of the best theater in the city, see the work of a parade of talented artists, and mingle with audiences from all over Chicago.

Upcoming Shows at This Theater:

Wellesley Girl

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Now Showing - Feb 5, 2022

It is 2465. American Politics hasn't changed much. Except that "America" is now only a handful of New England towns in a walled-in citadel due to a global environmental disaster.

Relentless

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Now Showing - Feb 26, 2022

Developed through TimeLine’s Playwrights Collective, this world premiere is a startling and vibrant look at the secrets we keep to protect the ones we love most.

RASHEEDA SPEAKING

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Feb 25, 2022 - Apr 9, 2022

This comedy-turned-social thriller about workplace racism will play February 25 – April 9, 2022, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood.

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/.