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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:

Fences

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Jul 1, 2022 - Aug 6, 2022

This is the sensational drama about Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro Baseball League, who now works as a garbage man in Pittsburgh.

Light Falls

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Jul 2, 2022 - Aug 13, 2022

Simon Stephens’ Light Falls is a haunting tale of resilience, hope, and the impossibly strong bonds of family.

Chagall in School

2019-03-29T20:48:10-05:00January 17th, 2019|

Aug 26, 2022 - Oct 9, 2022

Chagall in School, a new comedy by James Sherman, relates the story of famed artist, Marc Chagall. After the Russian Revolution, Chagall creates a school for artists. He gathers together other noted artists of the time and the clash of personalities generates timeless questions about artistic freedom.

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/.