Poetry & Lotion running 9/22 - 9/28 at Stage 773 Inspired by the imagination of writer/performer Michael Parrish, this show will take you on a tour of creative entertainment. From acoustic music and beatboxing, to comedy sketches, and…you guessed it, gangster rap, Poetry and Lotion has something for everyone. By the time you leave, you will feel touched in all of the appropriate places…and hopefully some inappropriate ones as well.
Stage 773 Presents: Cupid has a Heart on - Running 8/11 - 8/31 The Cupid Players are Chicago’s all-musical sketch comedy group; their intelligent and satirical scenes are always accompanied by songs that are sure to puncture your aorta. They have performed from coast to coast and were just voted Critics Pick in the Chicago Reader! Come and see what Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune calls “both refreshing and a memorably enjoyable 70 minutes.”
Directions for Restoring the Apparently Dead Runs - 10/8/2013 to 11/10/2013 Pride Films and Plays is pleased to launch its 2013-14 Season with the world premiere of Martin Casella's drama DIRECTIONS FOR RESTORING THE APPARENTLY DEAD directed by David Zak. As past and present overlap and intersect, they examine the origins of their relationship and the limits of it. The play explores marriages and relationships, gender and sexuality, and the time-tested bonds of friendship
Win these 4 VIP Passes to IO's Storytown running Saturdays @10:30 am in the Del Close Theater! From superheroes to undersea adventures, princesses to dinosaurs, Storytown takes you on an interactive, fully improvised adventure! We use your suggestions & ideas to create a different story each week. Kids design the setting & help shape the story, & our actors, artists, & musicians bring it to life! When the possibilities are endless, no 2 stories are ever the same. http://ioimprov.com/chicago/
Vaudezilla! (Burlesque Cabaret) is a fast paced, host-free, jam-packed cabaret featuring 18 spectacular acts in 90 minutes! Each show is headlined by one of Vaudezilla's own professional burlesque performers, features a lineup of our very own talented singers and dancers, one special burly-q guest from the Chicago community, and a healthy dose of shockingly irreverent comedy, music and circus acts!
"In the same hotel room overlooking the Spanish steps in Rome, three Americans across three different moments in time find themselves alone. A sister, a mother and a family friend grapple with loss, regret, and the nature of truth. Using his trademark cunning insight and grippingly eloquent characters, J.T. Rogers weaves a haunting story about the mysterious disappearance of a loved one, and the unexpected consequences that bring a family closer together. "