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Theater Wit

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

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:

National Merit

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Now Showing - Sep 25, 2022

Seven students face the pressures and costs of embarking upon an intense PSAT prep program as they seek to become National Merit Scholars.

Chagall in School

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

Now Showing - 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.

Stew

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

Now Showing - Oct 22, 2022

Zora Howard’s award-winning play, STEW, is a hilarious and haunting drama that explores the unbreakable bond between kinswomen and reveals the power that loss holds over our lives when we refuse to share it with others.

The Locusts

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

Oct 20, 2022 - Nov 19, 2022

When a serial killer goes on a gruesome rampage in Ella’s small hometown of Vero Beach, Florida, she’s called up from her busy career in the Miami police force to help apprehend him.

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/.