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2013-2014 Theatre Season in Chicago

| About Face Theater Company | American Blues Theatre | American Theater Company | Aston Rep Company | Bailiwick Chicago |
| Big Noise Theater Company | Black Ensemble Theatre | Bohemian Theatre Ensemble | Broadway in Chicago |
| Brightside Theatre | Buffalo Theatre Ensemble | Chicago Children's Theatre | Chicago Dramatists | Chicago Shakespeare Theater | Circle Theater |
| Collaboraction | Court Theater | Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace Theatre | Eclectic Full Contact Theatre | Eclipse Theatre Company | Emerald City Theatre Company |
| First Floor Theatre | First Folio Theatre | Goodman Theatre | Griffin Theatre Company | The House Theatre | Hypocrites | Light Opera Works | Lifeline Theatre Company | Lookingglass Theatre Company |
| Marriott Theatre | Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. | Mercury Theatre | National Pastime Theater | Neo-Futurists | The New Colony | Next Theatre Company |
| Northlight Theatre | Paramount Theatre | Polarity Ensemble Theatre | Porchlight Music Theatre | Pride Films and Plays | Profiles Theatre | Promethean Theatre Ensemble |
| Provision Theater Company | Raven Theater | A Red Orchid Theatre | Red Tape Theatre | Redtwist Theatre | Remy Bumppo Theatre Company | Royal George Theatre | The Ruckus | Seanachaí Theatre Company |
| Shattered Globe Theatre Company | Shaw Chicago | the side project | Side Show Theatre Company | Signal Ensemble Theatre | Silk Road Theatre Project | Stage Left Theatre |
| Steppenwolf Theatre Company | Strawdog Theatre Company | Teatro Vista | Theatre Seven | Theatre at the Center | Theo Ubique Theater Company | Three Cat Productions |
| TimeLine Theatre Company | T.U.T.A. Theatre Company | Victory Gardens Theater | Writers' Theatre |


ABOUT FACE THEATER COMPANY
1222 W. Wilson, Second Floor, Chicago, IL
773-784-8565

TBA


AMERICAN BLUES THEATRE
1909 W Byron, Chicago 60613
773-929-1031

TBA


AMERICAN THEATER COMPANY
1909 W Byron, Chicago 60613
773-929-1031

It's a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play
Adapted from the Frank Capra film
Directed by ATC Artistic Director PJ Paparelli
November 22 - December 29, 2013

Sons of the Prophet
Written by Stephen Karam
Directed by ATC Artistic Director PJ Paparelli
January 31 - March 9, 2014

Hair
Music by Galt MacDermot
Lyrics and Book by James Rado and Gerome Ragni
Directed by Artistic Director PJ Paparelli
April 26 - June 16, 2013


ASTON REP COMPANY
773-828-9129

The Water's Edge
By Theresa Rebeck
Directed By Robert Tobin
September 26 - October 26, 2013 At The Raven Theatre, West Stage, 6157 N. Clark St., Chicago

Wit
By Margaret Edson
Directed By Derek Bertelsen
May 8 - June 8, 2014
At The Raven Theatre, West Stage, 6157 N. Clark St., Chicago

The 6th Annual Writers' Series
July 2014
At The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago


BAILIWICK CHICAGO
Performance Venues Vary

Dessa Rose
Book and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Music by Stephen Flaherty
Directed by Lili-Anne Brown
March 6 - April 5, 2014
At Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago

Carrie
Book by Lawrence D. Cohen, Lyrics by Dean Pitchford, Music by Michael Gore
Directed Christopher Pazdernik
May 29 - July 12, 2014
At Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago


BIG NOISE THEATRE COMPANY
a division of Winnetka Theatre Company
Performing at Prairie Lakes Theatre
515 E. Thacker Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016
847-604-0275

Ruthless! The Musical
Directed by Kyle Dougan
September 27 - October 13, 2013

Alone Together
Directed by Catherine Davis
January 17 - February 2, 2014

Ragtime
Book by Terrence McNally, Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Directed by Stacey Flaster
April 25 - May 11, 2014


BLACK ENSEMBLE THEATER COMPANY
4520 N. Beacon, Chicago
773-769-4451

It's All Right to Have a Good Time: The Story of Curtis Mayfield
Written by Jackie Taylor
Directed by Jackie Taylor and Daryl Brooks
September 14 - October 20, 2013

Once Upon a People (A Dancesical)
Written and Directed by Rueben D. Echoles
A Special Holiday Show
December 15-30, 2013


BOHEMIAN THEATRE ENSEMBLE
Performances at Theater Wit, 1229 W Belmont
773-791-2393

Veronica's Room
By Ira Levin
September 28 - October 27, 2013
Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood, Chicago

Amadeus
By Peter Schaffer
February 15 - March 16, 2014
Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago

Myths And Hymns
Music and Lyrics By Adam Guettel
June 13 - July 13, 2014
Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood, Chicago

Parade
Book By Alfred Uhry, Music and Lyrics By Jason Robert Brown
September 13 - October 12, 2014
Theater Wit, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago


BRIGHTSIDE THEATRE
Performances at Theatre at Meiley- Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Ave., Naperville, IL
630-637-SHOW (7469)

Moonlight and Magnolias
By Ron Hutchinson
Directed By Greg Kolack
August 30 - September 15, 2013

Bleacher Bums
By Joe Mantegna
Directed by Greg Kolack
March 20-30, 2014

Cabaret
Book by Joe Masteroff, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Directed by Jeffrey Cass
June 13-29, 2014


BROADWAY IN CHICAGO

To Master the Art
By William Brown and Doug Frew
Directed by William Brown
September 10 - October 6, 2013
Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 East Chestnut

Evita
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Book and Lyrics by Tim Rice
Directed by Michael Grandage
September 17 - October 6, 2013
Oriental Theatre 24 West Randolph

Once
Music and Lyrics by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, Book by Enda Walsh
Directed by John Tiffany
October 9-27, 2013
Oriental Theatre, 24 West Randolph

We Will Rock You
Music by Queen, Lyrics by Queen and Ben Elton, Book by Ben Elton
Directed by Ben Elton
October 22-27, 2013 Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 West Randolph

50 Shades! The Musical
Written by Al Samuels, Emily Dorezas, Amanda Blake Davis, Jody Shelton, Ashley Ward, and Dan Wessels
Directed by Al Samuels
October 22-27, 2013 Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 East Chestnut

Wicked
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Book by Winnie Holtzman
Directed by Joe Mantello
October 30 - December 21, 2013
Oriental Theatre, 24 West Randolph

Elf: The Musical
Music by Mathew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Beguelin, Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin
Directed by Casey Nicholaw
November 26 - December 15, 2013 Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 West Randolph

Ghost: The Musical
Music by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard, Lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin, Dave Stewart, Glen Ballard
Directed by Matthew Warchus
January 7-19, 2014
Oriental Theatre, 24 West Randolph

The Phantom of the Opera
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Charles Hart, Book by Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber
Directed by Laurence Connor
January 9, 2014 - March 2, 2014
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 West Randolph

Chicago
Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Book by Bob Fosse and Fred Ebb
Directed by Walter Bobbie
February 25 - March 2, 2014 Bank of America Theatre

Peter and the Starcatcher
By Rick Elice
Directed by Roger Rees and Alex Timbers
April 2-13, 2014
Bank of America Theatre, 18 West Monroe

Rock of Ages
Book by Chris D'Arienzo
Directed by Kristin Hanggi
March 11-16, 2014 Bank of America Theatre

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Tim Rice
March 18-30, 2014
Cadillac Palace Theatre

Motown the Musical
Book by Berry Gordy, Music and Lyrics by The Legendary Motown Catalog
Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright
April 22, 2014 - July 13, 2014
Oriental Theatre, 24 West Randolph

Buyer and Cellar
By Jonathan Tolins
Directed by Stephen Brackett
Opens April 29, 2014
Broadway Playhouse

The Wizard of Oz
Music by Harold Arlen, Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg,
Additional Songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice
April 30 - May 11, 2014
Cadillac Palace Theatre

Mamma Mia! Songs by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, Book by Catherine Johnson Directed by Phyllida Lloyd May 13-18, 2014

The Last Ship
Music and Lyrics by Sting, Book by John Logan and Brian Yorkey
Directed by Joe Mantello
June 10 - July 13, 2014
Bank of America Theatre


BUFFALO THEATRE ENSEMBLE
Performances at McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL
(630) 942-4000

TBA


CHICAGO CHILDREN'S THEATRE
Chicago
773-227-0180

A Year with Frog and Toad
Based on the books by Arnold Lobel
Musical adaption by brothers Robert (music) and Willie Reale (book and lyrics)
Directed by Henry Godinez
October 9 - November 24, 2013
Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St.,
Recommended for ages 4 and up

Mr. Chickee's Funny Money
A World Premiere R&B musical
Based on the book by Christopher Paul Curtis
Book by David Ingber
Music and Lyrics by Lamont Dozier
Additional Music and Lyrics by Paris Dozier
January 21 - March 2, 2014
Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St.,
Recommended for ages 7 and up

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites
Based on the children's books by award-winning illustrator and writer Eric Carle
Adapted, directed and designed by Jim Morrow
Music by Steven Naylor
April 25 & 26 at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie
April 29-June 1 at Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St.
Recommended for ages 3 and up

Red Kite, Blue Sky
A new Chicago Children's Theatre Red Kite Project production for children on the autism spectrum
Created by Jacqueline Russell
Presented at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion Choral Rehearsal Room in Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph St. in downtown Chicago
Dates TBA


CHICAGO DRAMATISTS
1105 W Chicago Ave, Chicago
312-633-0630

TBA


CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE THEATER
Navy Pier, Chicago
312-595-5600

Cyrano de Bergerac
By Edmond Rostand, translated and adapted for the stage by Anthony Burgess
Directed by Penny Metropulos
September 24 - November 10, 2013

The Merry Wives of Windsor
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Barbara Gaines
December 3, 2013 - January 19, 2014

Gypsy
Book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Gary Griffin
February 6 - March 23, 2014

Tristan & Yseult
by Anna Maria Murphy and Carl Grose
Adapted and directed by Emma Rice
Presented by Kneehigh Company of Cornwall, England
March 30 - April 13, 2014

Henry V
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Christopher Luscombe
April 29 - June 15, 2014

In the Upstairs Theatre

Road Show
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by John Weidman
Directed by Gary Griffin
March 13-May 4, 2014


CIRCLE THEATER
7300 W. Madison St., Forest Park, IL
708-771-0700

TBA


COLLABORACTION
Performances at Flatiron Arts Building, 1575 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago

TBA


COURT THEATER
5535 S. Ellis Ave., Chicago
773-753-4472

The Mountaintop
By Katori Hall
Directed by Ron OJ Parson
September 5 - October 6, 2013

An Iliad
By Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare
Directed by Charles Newell
November 13 - December 8, 2013

Seven Guitars
By August Wilson
Directed by Ron OJ Parson
January 9 - February 9, 2014

Water by the Spoonful
By Quiara Alegría Hudes
Directed by Henry Godinez
March 6 - April 6, 2014

M. Butterfly
By David Henry Hwang
Directed by Charles Newell
May 8 - June 8, 2014


DRURY LANE OAKBROOK TERRACE THEATRE
100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL
630-530-8300

Next to Normal
Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey, Music by Tom Kitt
Directed by William Osetek
August 15 - October 6, 2013

Hello, Dolly!
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman, Book by Michael Stewart
Directed by Rachel Rockwell
October 17 - January 5, 2014

Young Frankenstein
Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks, Book by Brooks and Thomas Meehan
Directed by William Osetek
January 16 - March 23, 2014.

Les Misérables
book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg
lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, music by Claude-Michel Schönberg
directed and choreographed by Rachel Rockwell
March 29 - June 08, 2014

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
book by Rachel Sheinkin, music & lyrics by William Finn
directed and choreographed by Scott Calcagno
June 19 - August 17, 2014

The Game's Afoot
written by Ken Ludwig
directed by William Osetek
August 28 - October 19, 2014

Camelot
book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe
directed and choreographed by Alan Souza
October 19, 2014 - January 04, 2015

West Side Story
book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
directed and choreographed by Rachel Rockwell
January 15 - March 15, 2015


ECLECTIC FULL CONTACT THEATRE

All My Sons
by Arthur Miller
Directed by David Belew
October 25 - November 17, 2013
Athenaeum Theatre Studio 1 2936 N Southport Ave.

Unshelved
by Beth Kander
Directed by Lisa Kander
February 7 - March 2, 2014
Athenaeum Theatre Studio 3 2936 N Southport Ave.

Laughter on the 23rd Floor
by Neil Simon
Directed by David Belew
June 6-29, 2014
Athenaeum Theatre, Studio 3 2936 N Southport Ave,


ECLIPSE THEATRE COMPANY
2000 W. Fulton, Chicago
312.409.1687
Performances at Victory Gardens Greenhouse, 2257 N. Lincoln, Chicago

TBA


EMERALD CITY THEATRE COMPANY
Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago

TBA


FIRST FLOOR THEATRE

Polaroid Stories
By Naomi Iizuka
Directed by Hutch Pimentel
November 21 - December 21, 2013
Red Tape Theatre, 621 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL 60657

The Reckoning of Kit and Little Boots
By Nat Cassidy
Directed by Gus Menary
February 7 - March 2, 2014
The Den Theater, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622

Tollbooth: A Clown Show
Devised and Directed by Will Bishop with Scott Ray Merchant
May 2014
Location TBA


FIRST FOLIO THEATRE
The Peabody Estate, 31st St. and Route 83, Oak Brook
630-986-8067

Rough Crossing
By Tom Stoppard
Directed by Alison C. Vesely
January 30 - March 3, 2014

Salvage
By Joseph Zettelmaier
Directed by Alison C. Vesely
March 26 - April 27, 2014

The Merry Wives of Windsor
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Nick Sandys
July 7 - August 10, 2014


GOODMAN THEATRE
170 N. Dearborn St., Chicago
312-443-3800

Albert Theatre

Pullman Porter Blues
By Cheryl L. West
Directed by Chuck Smith
September 14 - October 20, 2013

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Adapted by Tom Creamer
Directed by Henry Wishcamper
November 16 - December 29, 2013

Luna Gale
By Rebecca Gilman
Directed by Robert Falls
January 18-23, 2013

Venus in Fur
By David Ives
Directed by Joanie Schultz
March 8 - April 13, 2014

The White Snake
Written and Directed by Mary Zimmerman
May 3 - June 8, 2014

Brigadoon
Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe
Directed and Choreographed by Rachel Rockwell
June 27 - August 3, 2014

Owen Theatre

Smokefall
By Noah Haidle
Directed by Anne Kaufman
October 5 - November 3, 2013

New Stages Series December 7 - 22, 2013

Buzzer
By Tracey Scott Wilson
Directed by Jessica Thebus February 8 - March 9, 2014

Ask Aunt Susan
By Seth Bockley
Directed by Henry Wishcamper
May 24 - June 22, 2014


GRIFFIN THEATRE COMPANY
773-769-2228

TBA


THE HOUSE THEATRE
(773) 769-3832

The Crownless King
By Chris Mathews and Nathan Allen
Directed by Nathan Allen
Original Music by Kevin O'Donnell
Choreography by Tommy Rapley
August 30 - October 20, 2013
Chopin Theatre, 1543 W Division, Chicago

The Nutcracker
Book by Jake Minton and Phillip Klapperich
Music by Kevin O'Donnell, Lyrics by Jake Minton
Directed and Choreographed by Tommy Rapley
Based on the Story By E.T.A. Hoffmann
November 8 - December 29, 2013
Chopin Theatre, 1543 W Division, Chicago

Rose and the Rime
By Chris Mathews, Jake Minton And Nathan Allen
Directed by Nathan Allen
January 17 - March 9, 2014
Chopin Theatre, 1543 W Division, Chicago

Dorian
By Ben Lobpries and Tommy Rapley
Directed and Choreographed by Tommy Rapley
Based on the Novel A Picture Of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
May 9 - June 22, 2014
Chopin Theatre, 1543 W Division, Chicago

The Magic Parlour
Performed by Dennis Watkins
At the Palmer House Hilton Hotel
17 E Monroe St, Chicago
Open run on Friday evenings


HYPOCRITES
PO Box 578542, Chicago IL, 60657
312-458-9780

12 Nights
Directed and Adapted by Sean Graney
August 14 - October 6, 2013

Mikado
Directed and Adapted by Sean Graney
November 14 - December 29, 2013

The Tennessee Williams Project (working title)
Directed and devised by Matt Hawkins
January 15 - March 2, 2014

Into the Woods
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by James Lapine
Directed by Geoff Button
February 5 - March 30, 2014
At the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Ave., Chicago


LIGHT OPERA WORKS
All performances at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson Ave., Evanston - except where noted
847-920-5360

Gershwin's Greatest Hits
October 4-13, 2013
Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston

Annie Get Your Gun
Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin, Book by Herbert and Dorothy Fields
December 21-31, 2013


LIFELINE THEATRE COMPANY
6912 North Glenwood Avenue , Chicago, Illinois 60626
(773) 761-4477

TBA


LOOKINGGLASS THEATRE COMPANY
821 N Michigan Ave., Chicago
312-337-0665

The North China Lover
Adapted and Directed by Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman
Based on the novel by Marguerite Duras
September 25 - November 10, 2013

The Little Prince
Directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin
By Rick Cummins and John Scoullar
Based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
December 4, 2013 - February 2, 2014

In The Garden: A Darwinian Love Story
Written by Sara Gmitter
Directed by Jessica Thebus
April 16 - June 15, 2014


MARRIOTT THEATRE
10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL
847-634-0200

9 to 5
August 14 - October 20, 2013

Disney's Mary Poppins
October 23, 2013 - January 25, 2014

Cabaret
January 15 - March 16, 2014

Cats
March 26 - May 25, 2014

Godspell
March 26 - May 25, 2014

On the Town
August 13 - October 12, 2014

The King and I
October 22, 2014 - January 4, 2015


MARY-ARRCHIE THEATRE CO.
735 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago 60613
773-871-0442

TBA


MERCURY THEATRE
3745 N. Southport Ave., Chicago
773-325-1700

The Color Purple
Book by Marsha Norman, Music and Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allie Willis and Stephen Bray
Directed by L. Walter Stearns
August 14 - October 27, 2013

The Christmas Schooner
Book by John Reeger, Music and Lyrics by Julie Shannon
Directed by L. Walter Stearns
November 20 - December 29, 2013


NATIONAL PASTIME THEATER
4139 N. Broadway
773-327-7077

TBA


NEO-FUTURISTS
5153 N. Ashland (at Foster)

Prime Time Season

Sweet Child of Mine
Created by Bron Batten and presented by The Neo-Futurists, in collaboration with The Last Tuesday Society (Australia)
September 5- 21, 2013

The Sovereign Statement
Created by Bilal Dardai
October 17 - November 23, 2013

Haymaker
Created by Trevor Dawkins
May 22 - June 28, 2014

Ongoing Show

Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind: 30 Plays in 60 Minutes


THE NEW COLONY
773-413-0862

Kate and Sam Are Not Breaking Up
By Joel Kim Booster
Directed by Sarah Gitenstein
At Collaboraction Theater, 1579 N. Milwaukee, Chicago
November 1, 2013 - December 14, 2013

reWILDing Genius
By Andrew Hobgood and Megan Johns
Directed by Andrew Hobgood
February 14, 2014 - April 20, 2014
Part of Steppenwolf's Garage Rep Steppenwolf Garage Theater, 1624 N. Halsted St., Chicago


NEXT THEATRE COMPANY
Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes Street, Evanston IL 60201
847-475-1875

Compulsion
By Rinne Groff
Directed by Devon de Mayo
October 10 - November 17, 2013

Luck of the Irish
By Kirsten Greenidge
Directed by Damon Kiely
January 16 - February 23, 2014

The Great God Pan
By Amy Herzog
Directed by Kimberly Senior
April 3 - May 11, 2014


NORTHLIGHT THEATRE
9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL
847-673-6300

4000 Miles
by Amy Herzog
directed by Kimberly Senior
September 14 - October 20, 2013

Detroit '67
by Dominique Morisseau
directed by Ron OJ Parson
November 8 - December 15, 2013

Tom Jones
adapted by Jon Jory from the novel by Henry Fielding
directed by William Brown
January 17 - February 23, 2014

Chapatti
by Christian O'Reilly
directed by Artistic Director BJ Jones
featuring John Mahoney
March 7 - April 13, 2014

Lost in Yonkers
by Neil Simon
Director TBD
May 2 - June 8, 2014


PARAMOUNT THEATRE
23 East Galena Blvd., Galena, IL
630-896-6666

In The Heights
Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes
Conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Directed by Rachel Rockwell
September 11 - October 6, 2013

Miss Saigon
Music by Claude-Michel Schonberg
Lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and Alain Boublil
Directed by Jim Corti
October 30 - November 24, 2013

42nd Street
Lyrics by Al Dubin, Music by Harry Warren
Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble
Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes
Directed By Rachel Rockwell
January 15-February 9, 2014

Rent
Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Directed By Jim Corti
March 12 - April 6, 2014


POLARITY ENSEMBLE THEATRE
All Performances at Josephinum Academy, 1500 N. Bell, Chicago unless otherwise noted
847-293-7705

TBA


PORCHLIGHT MUSIC THEATRE
Theatre Building Chicago, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago

TBA


PRIDE FILMS AND PLAYS
773 250 3117

At The Flash
By Sean Chandler and David Leeper
Directed by David Zak
November 16 to December 16, 2013
Hoover-Leppen Theater at Center on Halsted, 3730 N. Halsted

Beautiful Thing
By Jonathan Harvey
Directed by John Nasca
January 17 - February 17, 2014
Luna Central, 3914 N. Clark Street

Under A Rainbow Flag
By Leo Schwartz
Directed by David Zak
Dates and Venue TBA


PRIDE FILMS AND PLAYS
773 250 3117

Women's Work Weekend
Staged readings of 6 new plays
September 13 - 16, 2013
Hoover-Leppen Theater at Center on Halsted, 3730 N. Halsted.

A Play Date with Dyke Drama
By Allison Fradkin
Directed by David Zak
October 16, 2013
Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont

More productions TBA


PROFILES THEATRE
4147 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60613
773-549-1815

In God's Hat
By Rhett Rossi
Directed by Joe Jahraus
The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway
August 23 - October 13, 2013

Wrecks
By Neil LaBute
Directed by Jason Gerace
The Alley Stage, 4147 N. Broadway
September 27 - November 17, 2013

Hellcab
By Will Kern
Directed by Darrell W. Cox
The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway
November 8 - January 12, 2014

Gidion's Knot
By Johnna Adams
Directed by Joe Jahraus
The Alley Stage, 4147 N. Broadway
January 17 - March 9, 2014

Cock
By Mike Bartlett
Directed by Darrell W. Cox
The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway
February 14 - April 6, 2014

Hunter Gatherers
By Peter Sinn Nachtrieb
Directed by Rick Snyder
The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway
May 16 - June 29, 2014


PROMETHEAN THEATRE ENSEMBLE

Something Wicked This Way Comes
From Shakespeare,
Adapted and directed by Catherine Gillespie
October 29-31 2013
The Red Lion Lincoln Square, 4749 N Rockwell Street.

The Lark
By Jean Anouilh, adapted by Lillian Hellman
Directed John Arthur Lewis
January 17 - February 22, 2014
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave.

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
By Tom Stoppard
April 18 - May 24, 2014
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave.


PROVISION THEATER COMPANY
1001 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago
312-455-0065

Red Letter Jesus
By Brad Sherrill
September 6 - October 13, 2013

A Christmas Memory And
The Thanksgiving Visitor
By Truman Capote
Adapted and Directed By Timothy Gregory
November 20 - December 29, 2013

The Taming Of The Shrew
By William Shakespeare
February 12 - March 30, 2014

Jacob
By Timothy Gregory
May 7 - June 15, 2014


RAVEN THEATRE
6157 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60660
773-338-2177

The Trip to Bountiful
By Horton Foote
Directed by JoAnn Montemurro
September 17 - November 17, 2013

The Playboy of the Western World
By John M. Synge
Directed by Michael Menendian
February 4 - April 5, 2014

Good Boys and True
By Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Directed by Cody Estle
March 4 - May 3, 2014

Vieux Carre
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Cody Estle
May 6 - June 28, 2014


A RED ORCHID THEATRE
1531 N. Wells St., Chicago IL
312-943-8722

Trevor
By Nick Jones
Directed by Shade Murray
October 11 - November 24, 2013

Solstice
By Zinnie Harris
Directed by Karen Kessler
January - March, 2014

Mud Blue Sky
By Marisa Wegrzyn
Directed by Shade Murray
April - May, 2014


RED TAPE THEATRE
St. Peter's Episcopal Church 621 W Belmont Ave.

The Life and Death of Madam Barker
by Brooke Allen, with music and lyrics by John Fournier
directed by Eric Hoff
October 14 - November 10, 2013

hamlet is dead. no gravity
by Ewald Palmetshofer, translated by Neil Blackadder
Directed by Seth Bockley
January 2014

Earthquakes in London
by Mike Bartlett
Directed by Brandon Ray
May 2014


REDTWIST THEATRE
1044 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago
773-RAV-PLAY

Clybourne Park
By Bruce Norris
Directed by Steve Scott
October 5 - November 10, 2013

Elemeno Pea
by Molly Smith Metzler
Directed by Steve Scott
December 5-29, 2013

Happy
by Robert Caisley
Directed by Elly Green
February 15 - March 16, 2014

Look Back in Anger
by John Osbourne
Directed by Jonathan Berry
May 17 - June 15, 2014

Geezers
by Tommy Lee Johnston
Directed by Jan Ellen Graves
July 26 - August 24, 2014


REMY BUMPPO THEATRE COMPANY
Performances at Victory Gardens Theater
2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60614
773-871-3000

Northanger Abbey
By Jane Austen
Adapted by Tim Luscombe
Directed by Joanie Schultz
October 2 - November 10, 2013

An Inspector Calls
By J.B. Priestley
Directed by David Darlow
December 4, 2013 - January 12, 2014

Our Class
By Tadeusz Slobodzianek
English version by Ryan Craig
Directed by Nick Sandys
April 2- May 25, 2014


ROYAL GEORGE THEATRE
1641 N. Halsted St., Chicago
312-998-9000

Late Night Catechism
Put the Nuns in Charge
Old Jews Telling Jokes
Open-ended


THE RUCKUS

Heist Play
By Mitch Vermeersch
Directed by Allison Shoemaker
October 12 - November 10, 2013
The Side Project Theater, 1439 W. Jarvis

The Deer
By Brooke Allen
Directed by Eric Hoff
March 30-April 27, 2014
At Collaboraction Theater, 1579 N. Milwaukee, Chicago

Reading Series
Three plays by three playwrights in three days-all partially developed with The Ruckus
Home After Dark by Will Bishop will be featured, in addition to two works to be devised by the company
Dates, times, and location to be announced
May, 2014


SEANACHAÍ THEATRE COMPANY
The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee in Chicago
773-878-3727

The Seafarer
By Conor McPherson
November 27, 2013 - January 5, 2014
Lay Me Down Softly
By Billy Roche
April 23 - May 25, 2014


SHATTERED GLOBE THEATRE COMPANY
Performances at Victory Gardens Greenhouse, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
773-871-3000

Other People's Money
By Jerry Sterner
Directed By Dennis Zacek
September 5 - October 19, 2013

Our Country's Good
By Timberlake Wertenbaker
Directed By Roger Smart
January 9 - February 22, 2014

Mill Fire
By Sally Nemeth
Directed By Sandy Shinner
April 24 - June 7, 2014


SHAW CHICAGO
312-587-7390

Pygmalion
By George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Robert Scogin
October 12 - November 4, 2013

Saint Joan
By George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Robert Scogin
February 1-24, 2014

Man and Superman
By George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Robert Scogin
April 26 - May 19, 2014


THE SIDE PROJECT
1439 W. Jarvis Ave., Chicago
773-340-0140

TBA

The Kindness of Strangers: A Festival of Storytelling
October 20 - November 6, 2013

Through the Leaves
Directed by Andy Hager
January 3-February 2, 2014

Request Concert
Directed by Mary Ellen O'Hara
January 22 - February 2, 2014

Sandalwood
By Dan Caffrey
Directed by Aaron Henrickson
March 27 - April 20, 2014

What to Listen For
By Kathleen Tolan
Directed by Adam Goldstein
June 1 - July 6, 2014

Hello Failure
By Kristen Kosmas
Directed by Adam Webster
June 15 - July 10, 2014

Mike and Seth
By Daniel Talbott
Directed by Adam Webster
August 2-31, 2014

Miles Away
By Christine Whitley
Directed by Scott Weinstein
August 6-31, 2014


SIDE SHOW THEATRE COMPANY
(773)-809-4782

9 Circles
By Bill Cain
Directed By Marti Lyons
At DCASE Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St., Chicago
August 29 - October 6, 2013

The Golden Dragon
By Roland Schimmelpfennig, Translated by David Tushingham
Directed by Jonathan L. Green and Marti Lyons
January 18 - February 23, 2014
at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago

Tyrant
By Kathleen Akerley
May 24 - June 29, 2014
At Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago


SIGNAL ENSEMBLE THEATRE
1822 W. Berenice Ave.
773-347-1350

TBA


SILK ROAD THEATRE PROJECT
6 East Monroe, Suite 801 Chicago, Illinois 60603
312-236-6881
Performances at 77 W. Washington St., Chicago, 2nd Floor Dixon Chapel and James Parlor

Paulus
By Motti Lerner
Directed by Jimmy McDermott
November 7 - December 15, 2013

The Hundred Flowers Project
By Christopher Chen
Directed by Joanie Schultz
May 1 - June 8, 2014


STAGE LEFT THEATRE
3408 N. Sheffield, Chicago
773-883-8830

Warped
by Barbara Lhota
directed by ensemble member Jason Fleece
August 31 - October 6, 2013

A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
by Peter Nichols
January 11 - February, 16 2014

Principal Principle
by Joe Zarrow
a co-production with Theatre Seven of Chicago
April 12 - May 18, 2014


STEPPENWOLF THEATRE COMPANY
1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago
312-335-1650

The Wheel
By Zinnie Harris
Directed by ensemble member Tina Landau
September 12 - November 10, 2013
in the Downstairs Theatre

Tribes
By Nina Raine
Directed by ensemble member Austin Pendleton
December 5, 2013 - February 9, 2014
in the Downstairs Theatre

Russian Transport
By Erika Sheffer
Directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov
February 6 - May 11, 2014
in the Upstairs Theatre

The Way West
By Mona Mansour
Directed by ensemble member Amy Morton
April 3 - June 8, 2014
in the Downstairs Theatre

The Qualms
By Bruce Norris
Directed by Pam MacKinnon
July 3 - August 31, 2014
in the Downstairs Theatre

Steppenwolf for Young Adults

Lord of the Flies
Adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams
Directed by Halena Kays
October 16 - November 10, 2013
in the Upstairs Theatre

Leveling Up
By Deborah Zoe Laufer
Directed by Hallie Gordon
February/March 2014
in the Downstairs Theatre


STRAWDOG THEATRE COMPANY
3829 N. Broadway, Chicago
773-528-9696

TBA


TEATRO VISTA
312.666.4659

White Tie Ball
by Martín Zimmerman,
Directed by Edward Torre
September 6 - October 13, 2013
Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater

A View from the Bridge
By Arthur Miller
Directed by Ron OJ Parson
April 11 - May 18, 2014
Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater


THEATRE AT THE CENTER
1040 Ridge Road, Munster, IN 46321
219-836-3255

Godspell
September 12 - October 20, 2013

A Christmas Carol, The Musical
Music by Alan Menken
November 14 - December 22, 2013

Ring of Fire
Conceived by Richard Maltby
February 20- - March 30, 2014

Miracle on South Division Street
By Tom Dudzick
May 1 - June 1, 2014

The Beverly Hillbillies: The Musical
July 10 - August 10, 2014

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Music and Lyrics by David Yazbek, Book by Jeffrey Lane
September 11 - October 19, 2014

Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory: A New Musical Adaptation
November 13 - December 14, 2014


THEATRE SEVEN
1341 W. Fullerton, Ste. 325
773-853-3158

TBA


THEO UBIQUE THEATER COMPANY
1454 W. Fargo Ave. #3C, Chicago, IL 60625
773-370-0235
Performances at No Exit Café, 6970 N. Glenwood, Chicago

Master Class
By Terrence McNally
Directed By Fred Anzevino
October 11 - November 24, 2013

A Very Merry Madrigal
Directed By David Heimann
November 16 - December 22, 2013

January Cabaret: Come To The Cabaret Ol' Chum
Four One-Weekend-Only Showings Of New Works And Old Faves
Jan 3-26, 2014

Passion
Music And Lyrics By Stephen Sondheim, Book By James Lapine
Directed By Fred Anzevino
March 7 - April 27, 2014

A Musical Tribute To The Andrews Sisters
Directed and Choreographed by David Heimann
Arrangements and Musical Direction by Aaron Benham
June 13 - August 3, 2014


THREE CAT PRODUCTIONS
Berger Park Coach House Theater, 6205 N. Sheridan Road

Joint Attention
By Pat Curtis
Directed by Jason Paul Smith
October 24 - November 16, 2013

Tell Me When It Hurts
By Lisa Scott
Directed by Jason Paul Smith
November 27 to December 21, 2013

Hang Your Hat at Mr K's
Book by Jarrin Davis
Directed by Jason Paul Smith
April 23 to May 17, 2014


TIMELINE THEATRE COMPANY
773-281-TIME (8463)

All performances at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., except as noted.

A Raisin in the Sun
By Lorraine Hansberry
Directed by Ron OJ Parson
August 20 - November 17, 2013

The Normal Heart
By Larry Kramer
Directed by Nick Bowling
October 25 - December 22, 2013

The How and the Why
By Sarah Treem
Directed by Keira Fromm
January 14 - April 6, 2014

Juno
Book By Joseph Stein, Music And Lyrics By Marc Blitzstein
Based On The Play Juno And The Paycock By Sean O'Casey
Directed By Timeline Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling
Musical Direction By Doug Peck And Elizabeth Doran
April 23 - July 27, 2014


T.U.T.A. THEATRE COMPANY
847-217-0691

TBA


VICTORY GARDENS THEATER
Performances at the Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, except as noted
773-871-3000

Appropriate
By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Directed by Gary Griffin
In association with Actors Theater of Louisville
November 8 - December 8, 2013

The Gospel Of Lovingkindness
By Marcus Gardley
Directed by Chay Yew
February 21 - March 23, 2014

Death and the Maiden
By Ariel Dorfman
Directed by Chay Yew
Featuring Sandra Oh
June 13 - July 13, 2014


WRITERS' THEATRE
All performances at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe, IL, unless otherwise noted.
847-242-6000

The Old Man and the Old Moon
By Pigpen Theatre Co.
Directed by Stuart Carden and Pigpen Theatre Co.
September 3 - November 10, 2013
Performed at 325 Tudor Court

Port Authority
By Conor McPherson
Directed by William Brown
October 29, 2013 - February 16, 2014

Hedda Gabler
By Henrik Ibsen
Directed by Kimberly Senior
Featuring Kate Fry
January 7 - March 16, 2014

The Dance of Death
By August Strindberg
In a new version by Conor McPherson
Directed By Henry Wishcamper
April 1 - July 20, 2014

Days Like Today
Inspired by the plays of Charles L. Mee
Music and Lyrics by Alan Schmuckler
Book by Laura Eason
Directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam
Musical Direction by Doug Peck
Choreographed by Tommy Rapley
May 6 - July 13, 2014
Performed At 325 Tudor Court

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Updated October 15, 2013



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