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2014-2015 Theatre Season in Chicago


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About Face Theater Company

1222 W. Wilson, Second Floor, Chicago, IL
773-784-8565

Methtacular!
Written and performed by Steven Strafford
Original music and arrangements by William TN Hall
Original music by Wade Elkins
August 21, 2014 - September 28, 2014
Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago.

A Kid Like Jake
The Chicago Premiere
By Daniel Pearle
February 2015
Location TBA

Abraham Lincoln Was a F*gg*t
By Bixby Elliot
Directed by Artistic Director Andrew Volkoff
May/June 2015
Location TBA


American Blues Theatre

2257 North Lincoln Avenue inside the Greenhouse Theater Center
773-404-7336

TBA


American Theater Company

1909 W Byron, Chicago 60613
773-929-1031

Let Me Down Easy
By Anna Deavere Smith
Directed by Bonnie Metzgar
September 12, 2014 - October 10, 2014

Mercy Strain
Written and performed by Michael Milligan
Directed by Tom Oppenheim
September 14, 2014 - October 18, 2014

The Humans
November 14, 2014 - December 21, 2014

The Royale
January 30, 2015 - March 8, 2015

The Projects(s)
April 24, 2015 - May 24, 2015


Aston Rep Company

Performances at Raven Theatre West Stage, except as noted
773-828-9129

The Lieutenant of Inishmore
By Martin McDonagh
Directed by Company Member Derek Bertelsen
October 23, 2014 - November 22, 2014

Les Liaisons Dangereuses
By Christopher Hampton
Directed by Charlie Marie McGrath
May 14, 2015 - June 13, 2015

The 6th Annual Writers' Series
Summer 2015
Venue to be announced


Bailiwick Chicago

Performance Venues Vary

The Wild Party
Music and Lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa
Book by Michael John LaChiusa & George C. Wolfe
Directed by Brenda Didier
October 2, 2014 - November 1, 2014
Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago

Princess Mary Demands Your Attention
World premiere
by Resident Playwright Aaron Holland
Directed by Artistic Director Lili-Anne Brown
January 15, 2015 - February 21, 2015
Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago

Murder Ballad
Chicago premiere
Conceived by and with book and lyrics by Julia Jordan
Music and Lyrics by Juliana Nash
April 2, 2015 - May 9, 2015
Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago


Big Noise Theatre Company

Performing at Prairie Lakes Theatre, 515 E. Thacker Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016
847-604-0275

TBA


Black Ensemble Theater Company

4520 N. Beacon, Chicago
773-769-4451

TBA


Bohemian Theatre Ensemble

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

Parade
Book By Alfred Uhry, Music and Lyrics By Jason Robert
October 17, 2014 - November 16, 2014
Theater Wit, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago

Ordinary Days
Music and lyrics by Adam Gwon
February 13, 2015 - March 15, 2015

Scotland Road
By Jeffrey Hatcher
May 15, 2015 - June 14, 2015

Dogfight
Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Book by Peter Duchan
October - November (dates TBD)
Theater Wit


Brightside Theatre

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

TBA


Broadway In Chicago


Evil Dead: The Musical
September 23, 2014 - October 12, 2014
Broadway Playhouse

Amazing Grace
World premiere
October 9, 2014 - November 2, 2014

Dee Snider's Rock And Roll Christmas Tale
starring Dee Snider
World premiere
November 4, 2014 - January 4, 2015
Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 East Chestnut)

Annie
Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Martin Charnin, Book by Thomas Meehan
Directed by James Lapine
November 18, 2014 - November 30, 2014
Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph)

Newsies
Music by Alan Menkin, Book by Harvey Fierstein, Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Directed by Jeff Calhoun
December 10, 2014 - January 4, 2015
Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph)

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics and Original Book at Oscar Hammerstein II
New Book by Douglas Carter Beane
Directed by Mark Brokaw
December 16, 2014 - January 4, 2015
Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 West Randolph)

The Book of Mormon
Book, music and lyrics by Matt Stone, Trey Parker and Robert Lopez
Directed by Casey Nicholaw
February 24, 2015 - May 17, 2015
Bank of America Theatre

Jersey Boys
Book by Rick Elice and Marshall Brickman
Directed by Des McAnuff
May 12, 2015 - May 24, 2015
Cadillac Palace Theatre

First Wives Club
Music and Lyrics by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland
Book by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason
Directed by Simon Phillips
Spring 2015
Oriental Theatre

On Your Feet
Directed by Jerry Mitchell, Choreography by Sergio Trujillo
June 2, 2015 - July 15, 2015
Oriental Theatre

Kinky Boots
Music and Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, Book by Harvey Fierstein
Directed by Jerry Mitchell
July 27, 2015 - July 26, 2015
Cadillac Palace Theatre

Pippin
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Book by Roger O. Hirson
Directed by Diane Paulus
July 28, 2015 - August 9, 2015
Cadillac Palace Theatre

'N - The Queen of Paris
Music, Lyrics, Book and Direction by Ella Louise Allaire and Martin Lord Ferguson
November 2015
Bank of America Theatre

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Book by Douglas McGrath
Directed by Marc Bruni
December 1, 2015 - February 21, 2016
Oriental Theatre


Buffalo Theatre Ensemble

Performances at McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage
(630) 942-4000

TBA


Chicago Children's Theatre


TBA


Chicago Dramatists

1105 W Chicago Ave, Chicago
312-633-0630

TBA


Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Navy Pier, Chicago
312-595-5600

King Lear
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Barbara Gaines
September 9, 2014 - November 9, 2014
Courtyard Theater

Pericles
by William Shakespeare
Directed by David H. Bell
November 30, 2014 - January 18, 2015
Courtyard Theater

Short Shakespeare! Macbeth
by William Shakespeare
Adapted and directed by Kirsten Kelly
January 15, 2015 - February 14, 2015
on tour through March 20
Courtyard Theater

Dunsinane
National Theatre of Scotland and Royal Shakespeare Company
by David Greig
Directed by Roxana Silbert
February 26, 2015 - March 22, 2015
Courtyard Theater

Sense and Sensibility
Based on the novel by Jane Austen
Book, music and lyrics by Paul Gordon
April 18, 2015 - June 7, 2015
Courtyard Theater


Circle Theatre

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

TBA


Collaboraction

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

TBA


Commedia Beauregard

800-838-3006

A Klingon Christmas Carol
By Christopher Kidder-Mostrom and Sasha Warren
Directed by Catie O'Donnell
December 4, 2014 - December 21, 2014
Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago


Court Theatre

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

Native Son
Co-production with American Blues Theater
by Nambi E. Kelley
Directed by Seret Scott
September 11, 2014 - October 12, 2014

Iphigenia in Aulis
by Euripides
Translated by Nicholas Rudall
Directed by Charles Newell
November 6, 2014 - December 7, 2014

Waiting for Godot
By Samuel Beckett
Directed by Ron OJ Parson
January 15, 2015 - February 15, 2015

The Good Book
By Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare
Directed by Lisa Peterson
March 19, 2015 - April 19, 2015

The Secret Garden
Book and Lyrics by Marsha Norman, Music by Lucy Simon
Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Directed by Charles Newell
May 21, 2015 - June 21, 2015


Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace Theatre

100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL
630-530-8300

The Game's Afoot
by Ken Ludwig
Directed by William Osetek
August 28, 2014 - 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 4, 2015

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


Eclectic Full Contact Theatre


TBA


Eclipse Theatre Company

Performances at Victory Gardens Greenhouse, 2257 N. Lincoln, Chicago
312-4091687

TBA


Emerald City Theatre Company

Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago

Goldilocks and the Three Bears
American premiere
Music by George Stiles
Book and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe
October 4, 2014 - January 3, 2015

Roald Dahl's The B.F.G. (Big Friendly Giant)
Adapted for the stage by David Wood
From the book by Roald Dahl
Directed by Morgan Ashley Madison
October 25, 2014 - January 4, 2015

Fancy Nancy: The Musical
Chicago premiere
Based on the books by Jane O'Connor and illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser
Book & Lyrics by Susan DiLallo, Music & Lyrics by Danny Abosch
January 31, 2015 - May 17, 2015

Skippyjon Jones
Chicago premiere
Based on the book by Judy Schachner
Adapted for the stage by Dave Morgan
February 14, 2015 - May 16, 2015


First Floor Theater


Matt & Ben
By Mindy Kaling & Brenda Withers
Directed by Amanda Fink
November 16, 2014 - December 13, 2014

Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them
by A. Rey Pamatmat
Directed by Hutch Pimentel
February 15, 2015 - March 7, 2015

The Paranoid Style in American Politics
by Emmett Rensin
Directed by Will Bishop
April 17, 2015 - May 9, 2015


First Folio Theatre

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

The Gravedigger
by Joseph Zettelmaier
Directed by Alison C. Vesely
October 1, 2014 - November 2, 2014

Laughter on the 23rd Floor
by Neil Simon
Directed by Alison C. Vesely
January 28, 2015 - March 1, 2015

Love, Loss, and What I Wore
by Nora Ephron
Directed by Rachel Lambert
March 25, 2015 - April 26, 2015

The Winter's Tale
by William Shakespeare
July 8, 2015 - August 9, 2015


The Gift Theatre

Performances at Pentagon Theatre, Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee, Chicago
502- 439-2441

Really Really
by Paul Downs Colaizzo
Directed by Co-Artistic Director James Yost
February 13, 2015 - March 15, 2015

The Royal Society of Antarctica
by Mat Smart
Directed by Gift Ensemble member Sheldon Patinkin
March 2015

Body & Blood
by Gift Ensemble member William Nedved
Directed by Marti Lyons
July 2015

Good For Otto
By David Rabe
Directed by Gift Ensemble member Michael Patrick Thornton
September 2015


Goodman Theatre

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

The World of Extreme Happiness
by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig
Directed by Eric Ting
September 13, 2014 - October 12, 2014

Smokefall
By Noah Haidle
Directed by Anne Kauffman
September 20, 2014 - October 26, 2014

A Christmas Carol
Adapted by Tom Creamer
Directed by Henry Wishcamper
November 15, 2014 - December 28, 2014

The Second City's A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens
By Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort
December 5, 2014 - December 28, 2014

Rapture, Blister, Burn
by Gina Gionfriddo
Directed by Kimberly Senior
January 17, 2015 - February 22, 2015

Two Trains Running
by August Wilson
Directed by Chuck Smith
March 7, 2015 - April 12, 2015

The Upstairs Concierge
by Kristoffer Diaz
March 28, 2015 - April 26, 2015

The Little Foxes
By Lillian Hellman
Directed by Henry Wishcamper
May 2, 2015 - June 7, 2015

stop, reset
Written and Directed by Regina Taylor
May 23, 2015 - June 21, 2015

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
by Christopher Durang
Directed by Steve Scott
June 20, 2015 - July 26, 2015


Griffin Theatre Company

773-769-2228

Titanic
Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston, Book by Peter Stone
New Orchestrations by Ian Weinberger
Directed by Scott Weinstein
October 18, 2014 - December 7, 2014
at Theater Wit


The House Theatre

(773) 769-3832

TBA


The Hypocrites

Performances at The Den Theater Mainstage, 1329 N. Milwaukee
773.525.5991

All Our Tragic
32 Surviving Greek Tragedies Performed in One Epic Narrative
World premiere
Adapted and Directed by Founding Artistic Director Sean Graney
August - October 2014

Gilbert and Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore
World premiere adaptation in repertory with The Mikado & The Pirates Of Penzance
Adapted by Founding Artistic Director Sean Graney
December 2014 - February 2015

Samuel Beckett's Endgame
Directed by Artistic Director Halena Kays
February - April 2015

Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters
Directed by Company Member Geoff Button
Dates TBA


Interrobang Theatre Project

Performances at Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago
773-935-6875

Owners
by Caryl Churchill
Directed by Co-Artistic Director Jeffry Stanton
October 2, 2014 - November 2, 2014

Really Really
By Paul Downs Colaizzo
Directed by Co-Artistic Director James Yost
February 13, 2015 - March 15, 2015


Irish Theatre of Chicago

1333 N. Milwaukee Ave
773-878-3727

Shining City
By Conor McPherson
Directed by Ensemble Member Jeff Christian
November 26, 2014 - January 4, 2015

The White Road
World premiere
By Founding Ensemble Member Karen Tarjan
Directed by Ensemble Member Robert Kauzlaric
April 30, 2015 - June 15, 2015


Lifeline Theatre Company

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

Jane Eyre
Adapted by Christina Calvit
Directed by Dorothy Milne
September 5, 2014 - October 26, 2014

One Came Home
Adapted by Jessica Wright Buha
Directed by Elise Kauzlaric
February 13, 2015 - April 5, 2015

Soon I Will Be Invincible
World premiere musical based on the contemporary superhero story by Austin Grossman
Adapted by Christopher M. Walsh
Music and Lyrics by Christopher Kriz
Dates TBA


Light Opera Works

All performances at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson Ave., Evanston except where noted

TBA


Lookingglass Theatre Company

821 N Michigan Ave., Chicago
312-337-0665

Death Tax
by Lucas Hnath
Directed by Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman
Begins September 2, 2014

Lookingglass Alice
Adapted and Directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin
From the works of Lewis Carroll
Produced in association with The Actors Gymnasium
Begins November 12, 2014

Title and Deed
by Will Eno
Directed by Lookingglass Literary Manager and Company Dramaturg Marti Lyons
Featuring Michael Patrick Thornton
Begins March 18, 2015

Moby Dick
Adapted and Directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin
From the book by Herman Melville
Produced in association with The Actors Gymnasium
Begins June 10, 2015


Marriott Theatre

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

On the Town
August 13, 2014 - October 12, 2014

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

La Cage aux Folles
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman, Book by Harvey Fierstein
January 28, 2015 - March 29, 2015

Anything Goes
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter, Book by P.G. Wodehouse, Guy Bolton, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
April 8, 2015 - June 7, 2015

City of Angels
Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by David Zippel, Book by Larry Gelbart
June 10, 2015 - August 9, 2015

October Sky
Music and Lyrics by Michael Mahler, Book by Aaron Thielen
August 19, 2015 - October 18, 2015

Elf
Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Beguelin, Book by Bob Martin and Thomas Meehan
October 21, 2015 - December 27, 2015


Mercury Theater

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

TBA


National Pastime Theater

4139 N. Broadway
773-327-7077

TBA


Neo-Futurists

5153 N. Ashland (at Foster)

Infiltration
In collaboration with Salonathon
Curated by Jane Beachy, Joseph R. Varisco and Malic White
August 8, 2014 - September 26, 2014

Pseudo-Chum
Written by Sean Benjamin
Directed by Carolyn Shoemaker-Benjamin
October 16, 2014 - November 22, 2014

Redletter
Created by Lisa Buscani
Directed by Jen Ellison
Written and performed by Ian Belknap, Lisa Buscani, Bilal Dardai, Trevor Dawkins and Leah Urzendowski Courser
February 19, 2015 - March 28, 2015

Trust Us/Screw You
Created by Dan Kerr-Hobert and Phil Ridarelli
May 7, 2015 - June 13, 2015

Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind: 30 Plays in 60 Minutes
Every weekend except December 19-21 and 26-28, 2014

Best of 2014 performances
December 5, 2014 - December 14, 2014


The New Colony

773-413-0862

TBA


Next Theatre Company

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

TBA


Northlight Theatre

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

The Commons of Pensacola
by Amanda Peet
Directed by Robin Witt
September 12, 2014 - October 19, 2014

The Mousetrap
by Agatha Christie
Directed by Jonathan Berry
November 7, 2014 - December 14, 2014

White Guy on the Bus
by Bruce Graham
directed by Artistic Director BJ Jones
January 23, 2015 - March 1, 2015

Outside Mullingar
by John Patrick Shanley
Directed by Artistic Director BJ Jones
March 13, 2015 - April 19, 2015

Shining Lives: A Musical
book & lyrics by Jessica Thebus
Music by Andre Pluess & Amanda Dehnert
Based on the play These Shining Lives by Melanie Marnich
May 8, 2015 - June 14, 2015


Oracle Public Access Theatre

3809 N. Broadway, Chicago
252-220-0269

Full Circle
By Charles Mee
Directed by Thom Pasculli
January 24, 2015 - March 14, 2015

The America Play
By Suzan-Lori Parks
Directed by Vanessa Stalling
June 13, 2015 - August 1, 2015

No Beast So Fierce
an adaptation of Shakespeare's Richard III
Adapted and directed by Max Truax
October 24, 2015 - December 12, 2015


Paramount Theatre

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

Cats
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Directed by Shawn Stengel
September 10, 2014 - October 12, 2014

Disney's and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins
Original Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Book by Julian Fellowes
New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe
November 26, 2014 - January 4, 2015

The Who's Tommy
Music and Lyrics by Pete Townshend
Book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff
Additional Music and Lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon
January 14, 2015 - February 15, 2015

Les Miserables
A Musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg
Based on the Novel by Victor Hugo
Music by Claude-Michel Schonberg, Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer
March 18, 2015 - April 26, 2015


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

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Hugh Wheeler
Direction by Michael Weber
October 3, 2014 - November 9, 2014

Sondheim on Sondheim
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Conceived by James Lapine
Direction by Nick Bowling
February 6, 2015 - March 15, 2015

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart
April 17, 2015 - May 24, 2015


Pride Films and Plays

773 250 3117

TBA


Profiles Theatre

4147 N. Broadway
773-549-1815

Reasons To Be Happy
by Resident Artist Neil LaBute
Directed by Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox
August 22, 2014 - October 12, 2014
The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway

The Cryptogram
20th Anniversary Production
by David Mamet
Directed by Artistic Director Joe Jahruas
September 26, 2014 - November 16, 2014
The Alley Stage, 4147 N. Broadway

Hellcab
by Will Kern
Directed by Ensemble Member Eric Burgher
November 7, 2014 - January 11, 2015
The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway

The Other Place
by Sharr White
Directed by Artistic Director Joe Jahraus
February 13, 2015 - April 5, 2015
The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway

Genius
by Kate Walbert
Directed by Artistic Director Darrell W. Cox
March 13, 2015 - May 3, 2015
The Alley Stage, 4147 N. Broadway


Promethean Theatre Ensemble


TBA


Provision Theater Company

1001 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago
312-455-0065

TBA


Raven Theatre

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

All My Sons
By Arthur Miller
Directed by Michael Menendian
September 16, 2014 - November 15, 2014

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose
Adapted from a story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by Michael Menendian and John Weagly
Directed by Michael Menendian
December 10, 2014 - January 4, 2015

Dividing the Estate
Chicago premiere
by Horton Foote
Directed by Cody Estle
January 27, 2015 - March 28, 2015

The Birdfeeder Doesn't Know
World premiere
by Todd Bauer
Directed by Jonathan Wilson
March 31, 2015 - May 16, 2015

Beast on the Moon
By Richard Kalinoski
Directed by Michael Menendian
April 21, 2015 - June 6, 2015


A Red Orchid Theatre

1531 N. Wells St., Chicago IL
312-943-8722

Strandline
by Abbie Spallen
Directed by J.R. Sullivan
October 23, 2014 - December 7, 2014

Accidentally Like a Martyr
By Grant James Varjas
Directed by Ensemble Member Shade Murray
January 15, 2015 - March 1, 2015

Red Handed Otter
By Ethan Lipton
Directed by Ensemble Member Dado
April 9, 2015 - May 24, 2015


Red Tape Theatre

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

TBA


Redtwist Theatre

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

TBA


Refuge Theatre Project

Performances at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee. Chicago

Next Thing You Know
Music by Joshua Salzman, Lyrics by Ryan Cunningham
February 14, 2015 - March 8, 2015

Glory Days
Music and Lyrics by Nick Blaemire, Book by James Gardiner
Dates TBA


Remy Bumppo

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

Both Your Houses
by Maxwell Anderson
Directed by James Bohnen
October 1, 2014 - November 9, 2014

The Clean House
By Sarah Ruhl
December 3, 2014 - January 11, 2015

Travesties
By Tom Stoppard
Directed by Nick Sandys
March 25, 2015 - May 3, 2015


Royal George Theatre

1641 N. Halsted St., Chicago
312-998-9000

TBA


The Ruckus


Thank God for Music Stands: a Series of New Play Readings
produced in partnership with the side project
October 2014

Barbecue Apocalypse by Matt Lyle
Directed by Thomas Murray
February 15, 2015 - March 15, 2015
at the Athenaeum Theatre

Matawan by Dan Caffrey
Directed by Allison Shoemaker
Summer 2015


Shattered Globe Theatre Company

Performances at Victory Gardens Greenhouse, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
773-871-3000

The Whaleship Essex
by Ensemble Member Joe Forbrich, Directed by Lou Contey
August 29, 2014 - October 11, 2014
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago

The Rose Tattoo
By Tennessee Williams, Directed by Greg Vinkler
January 15, 2015 - February 28, 2015
at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago


Shaw Chicago

312-587-7390

TBA


The Side Project

1439 W. Jarvis Ave., Chicago
773-340-0140

Jet Black Chevrolet
World premiere
By Scott Barsotti
In rep with the Midwest premiere of

We Three by Mary Hamilton
November 22, 2014 - December 21, 2014

Push Button Murder
World premiere
by Steve Spencer
Directed by Ronan Marra
January 8, 2015 - February 8, 2015

Third Annual Festival of Storytelling
Featuring more than 40 storytellers, including full length works by
Kim Morris, Andrew Reilly, Eric Warner and Adam Webster
Specific Dates TBA

A new Play TBA
by Robert Tenges
Directed by Adam Webster
Specific Dates TBA


Side Show Theatre Company

773-809-4782

Stupid Fucking Bird
By Aaron Posner, sort of adapted from Chekhov's The Seagull
Directed by Jonathan L. Green
August 16, 2014 - September 21, 2014
at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago

Antigonick
By Sophokles, freely translated by Anne Carson
Directed by Jonathan L. Green, choreographed by Katie Spelman
March 1, 2015 - April 5, 2015
at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago

Chalk
By Walt McGough
Directed by Megan A. Smith
May 24, 2015 - June 28, 2015
at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago


Signal Ensemble Theatre

1822 W. Berenice Ave.
773-347-1350

TBA


Silk Road Theatre Project

Performances at 77 W. Washington St., Chicago, 2nd Floor
312-236-6881

TBA


St. Sebastian Players

St. Bonaventure Church, 1625 W. Diversey Ave., Chicago
773-404-7922

Lotto Fever in the Sucker State
by Leigh Johnson
October 30, 2014 - November 23, 2014

Emperor of the Moon
by Aphra Behn
February 20, 2015 - March 15, 2015

The Sisters Rosensweig
by Wendy Wasserstein
April 24, 2015 - May 17, 2015


Stage Left Theatre

3408 N. Sheffield, Chicago
773-883-8830

TBA


Steppenwolf Theatre Company

1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago
312-335-1650

The Night Alive
By Conor McPherson
Directed by Henry Wishcamper
September 18, 2014 - November 16, 2014
Downstairs Theatre

Airline Highway
By Lisa D'Amour
Directed by Joe Mantello
December 4, 2014 - February 8, 2015
Downstairs Theatre

Marie Antoinette
By David Adjmi
Directed by Robert O'Hara
February 5, 2015 - May 10, 2015
Upstairs Theatre

The Herd
By Rory Kinnear
Directed by ensemble member K. Todd Freeman
April 2, 2015 - June 7, 2015
Downstairs Theatre


Strawdog Theatre Company

3829 N. Broadway, Chicago
773-528-9696

The Arsonists
By Max Frisch
Adapted by Alistair Beaton
Directed by Matt Hawkins
August 15, 2014 - September 27, 2014

Fail/Safe
based on the novel by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler
Adapted by Nikki Klix and Anderson Lawfer
Directed by Anderson Lawfer
September 14, 2014 - October 14, 2014

Great Expectations
By Charles Dickens
Adapted for the stage by Gale Childs Daly
Directed by Jason Gerace
October 31, 2014 - December 20, 2014

Desperate Dolls
By Darren Callahan
Directed by Michael Driscoll
November 23, 2014 - December 23, 2014

The Sweeter Option
World premiere
by John Henry Roberts
Directed by Marti Lyons
Dates TBA

Quiz Show
U.S. premiere
By Rob Drummond
Directed by Max Truax
May 1, 2015 - June 13, 2015


Teatro Vista

312.666.4659

TBA


Theatre at the Center

1040 Ridge Road, Munster, IN 46321
219-836-3255

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

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

On Golden Pond
by Ernest Thompson
February 26, 2015 - March 29, 2015

Big Fish
Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa, Book by John August
May 7, 2015 - June 7, 2015

All Shook Up
Book by Joe DiPietro
July 16, 2015 - August 16, 2015

Monty Python's Spamalot
Book and Lyrics by Eric Idle, Music by Eric Idle and John DuPrez
September 17, 2015 - October 18, 2015

A Christmas Story
by Philip Grecian
November 19, 2015 - December 27, 2015


Theatre Seven

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

TBA


Theo Ubique Theater Company

Performances at No Exit Café, 6970 N. Glenwood, Chicago

A Kurt Weill Cabaret
Directed by Fred Anzevino
Arrangements and Musical Direction by Jeremy Ramey
September 22, 2014 - October 19, 2014

Always ... Patsy Cline
By Ted Swindley
Directed by Fred Anzevino
November 17, 2014 - December 28, 2014

Jesus Christ Superstar
by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice
Directed by Fred Anzevino
March 9, 2015 - April 26, 2015

A Marvin Hamlisch Songbook
Arrangements and Musical Direction by Aaron Benham
June 8, 2015 - July 26, 2015


Three Cat Productions

Berger Park Coach House Theater, 6205 N. Sheridan Road

TBA


Timeline Theatre Company

All performances at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., except as noted.
773-281-8463

My Name Is Asher Lev
Chicago premiere
by Aaron Posner, adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok
Directed by Kimberly Senior
August 23, 2014 - October 18, 2014
at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave

Danny Casolaro Died For You
by Dominic Orlando
Directed by TimeLine Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling
September 23, 2014 - December 21, 2014
at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave.

The Apple Family Plays: That Hopey Changey Thing And Sorry
by Richard Nelson
Directed by TimeLine Associate Artist Louis Contey
January 20, 2015 - April 19, 2015
at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave.

Inana
by Michele Lowe
May 13, 2015 - July 26, 2015
at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave.


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

Rest
by Samuel D. Hunter
Directed by Joanie Schultz
September 12, 2014 - October 12, 2014

The Testament of Mary
by Colm Tóibín
Directed by Dennis Zacek
November 14, 2014 - December 14, 2014

Samsara
by Lauren Yee
Directed by Seth Bockley
February 6, 2015 - March 8, 2015

A Wonder In My Soul
by VG Ensemble Playwright Marcus Gardley
Directed by Chay Yew
April 3, 2015 - May 3, 2015

The Who and the What
by Ayad Akhtar
Directed by Kimberly Senior
June 12, 2015 - July 12, 2015


Windy City Playhouse

3014 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago, IL 60618
312-374-3196

End Days
by Deborah Zoe Laufer
Directed by Henry Godinez
March 18, 2015 - April 26, 2015

Stick Fly
by Lydia Diamond
Directed by Chuck Smith
May 27, 2015 - July 5, 2015

Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight
by Peter Ackerman
Directed by William Brown
August 12, 2015 - September 20, 2015

Chapter Two
By Neil Simon
Directed by Jessica Thebus
October 28, 2015 - December 6, 2015


Writers' Theatre


Isaac's Eye
By Lucas Hnath
Directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam
September 2, 2014 - December 7, 2014
at Books on Vernon: 664 Vernon Ave, Glencoe

The Diary of Anne Frank
By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
Newly Adapted by Wendy Kesselman
Directed by Kimberly Senior
February 24, 2015 - May 31, 2015
at Books on Vernon: 664 Vernon Ave, Glencoe

Doubt: A Parable
By John Patrick Shanley
Directed by William Brown
May 5, 2015 - July 12, 2015
at Glencoe Union Church: 263 Park Ave, Glencoe





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