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March 2019

ADVANCE: Equinox with Chagall

March 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$20 – $25

A special one-night-only event highlighting advancements in movement, music, and technology. CHAGALL is an Amsterdam-born, London-based electronic music producer, innovator, songwriter, singer, performer and early adopter of the MI.MU Gloves interface. Her music combines soulful vocals, heartfelt harmonies and lyricism with heavy but constrained electronic production. MI.MU Gloves - originally the brainchild of Imogen Heap - are wireless, sensor-enabled gloves for creating and performing music through movement and gesture. Come celebrate the advancements in symbiosis between artist and instrument; recognize the rhythm of the Earth.

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My Name is Rachel Corrie

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - April 6 @ 7:30 pm
Theatre 3A IL United States
$25.00
The Den Theatre

Directed by Sam Bianchini, Starring Halie Robinson

When a young writer’s growing knowledge of world events leads her to nonviolent activism and human rights observation in the Gaza Strip, she witnesses first hand the personal experiences of the people behind the news headlines.

Taken from the intense and poetic journals of Rachel Corrie, adapted by Alan Rickman and Katharine Viner, My Name is Rachel Corrie boldly poses the question: What do we owe to the rest of humanity?

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Beth Stelling

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$25
The Den Theatre

Beth Stelling is a Chicago-bred comedian best known for her Netflix special The Standups and appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Conan. She's written for I Love You America with Sarah Silverman, HBO's Crashing, Comedy Central’s Another Period and most recently the film Good Boys premiering this year at SXSW. Beth has also guest starred on Comedy Central's hit show Corporate and Amazon's Red Oaks opposite Jennifer Grey.

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Small World

March 27 @ 7:30 pm - May 4 @ 7:30 pm
Upstairs Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622 United States
$20.00
The Den Theatre

World Premiere of SMALL WORLD, By Jillian Leff and Joe Lino and Directed by Andrew Hobgood. It’s the end of the world…maybe? There’s no way to confirm for three cast members trapped inside their attraction at the happiest place on earth. The music won’t stop, there’s a body in the moat and one of the group is impaled under a smiling animatronic. Can they force their way off the ride? And what waits for them on the other side? It’s a world of hopes, it’s a world of fears. It’s a small world, after all.

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Science Riot

March 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$15.00
The Den Theatre

Established in 2016, Science Riot is a live show in which local STEM professionals are thrown on stage to perform after completing a crash course in standup comedy! The end result is a hybrid between science and comedy that is both entertaining and educational.

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One (Sexy) Saturday Morning

March 30 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
$20
The Den Theatre

It’s Saturday morning and you know what that means---cereal, cartoons, and…burlesque? Join Chicago’s Favorite Unpopular Hotties at PS…Burlesque as we celebrate C2E2 by stripping our way through your favorite cartoon characters. We might ruin your childhood, but you’ll have so much fun, we don’t think you’ll mind.

Grab a bowl of cereal and head to The Bookspan Theatre to get dirty and nerdy with us. Also, we won’t judge you for wearing pajamas, but we will judge you if you don’t bring dollars to tip the performers. We’ll have characters from old television shows, movies, and video games. You won’t want to miss this geeky goodness!

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April 2019

Vicki Barbolak: Trailer Nasty

April 7 @ 7:00 pm
$25
The Den Theatre

Come find out why Vicki Barbolak's is one of the funniest comedians selling out theaters across America! Vicki was a TOP 10 finalist and fan favorite on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, where Howie Mandel told Vicki and America, “I think you just came up with…

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Christopher Titus

April 11 @ 8:00 pm - April 13 @ 9:00 pm
$30.00 – $45.00
The Den Theatre

Comedian Christopher Titus brings his newest show AMERIGEDDON to theaters across the country. Employing what he's labeled “hard funny,” Titus has released seven ninety-minute albums in as many years. He has six one-hour comedy specials currently running on Comedy Central, and his seventh special, BORN WITH A DEFECT, premiered in 2017. Titus is currently performing his newest show in sold out theaters across the country. He also formed Combustion Films, a production company which produced his last three specials and most recently a full-length film called SPECIAL UNIT, released in 2017.

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Language Rooms

April 19 @ 7:30 pm - May 18 @ 7:30 am
Theatre 2A, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622 United States
$5 – $40

LANGUAGE ROOMS by Yussef El-Guindi Directed by: Kaiser Zaki Ahmed Midwest Premiere Ahmed loves America, and he’s proud to prove his patriotism whenever possible. He pays his taxes on time, he’s comes to the office dressed for success, and he’s made a point to be…

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I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - May 17 @ 7:30 pm
1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622 United States
$20 – $25
The Den Theatre

Ella is a precocious and fiercely competitive actress with a desperate need to make her father David, a famous playwright, proud. making her famous playwright father David proud. Over the course of a boozy, drug-fueled evening, Ella and David spend the evening digging into family…

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May 2019

Greg Fitzsimmons

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$25
The Den Theatre

Mixing an incisive wit with scathing sarcasm, Greg Fitzsimmons has achieved success as a stand-up, Emmy Award winning writer and host on both radio and TV. Greg is host of The Greg Fitzsimmons Show, on SiriusXM’s "Howard 101” and twice a week puts out the hugely popular FitzDog Radio podcast. A regular on @Midnight, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, and The Tonight Show, Greg has made more than 50 visits to The Howard Stern Show. Greg has a new one-hour standup special on Comedy Central, stars in season 2 of “How to be a Grown Up” (TRU TV)...

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La Havana Madrid

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - June 22 @ 7:30 pm
$30 – $55
The Den Theatre

La Havana Madrid by Sandra Delgado directed by Cheryl Lynn Bruce co-produced by Teatro Vista and Collaboraction is back by popular demand. La Havana Madrid is an immersive theatre experience complete with live music, based on the true story of the 1960’s Chicago nightclub. Teatro…

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Queen of the Mist

May 25 @ 7:30 pm - July 5 @ 7:30 pm
$25 – $55
The Den Theatre

QUEEN OF THE MIST is based on the astounding and outrageous true story of Anna (Annie) Edson Taylor, who in 1901 set out to be the first person to go over the Niagara Falls in a barrel of her own design. Navigating both the treacherous…

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June 2019

Sweet Texas Reckoning

June 7 @ 7:30 pm - June 30 @ 3:00 pm
Theatre 3A IL United States
$25
The Den Theatre

CHICAGO PREMIERE, “A Treasure to be Savored” – Orange County Register, Ellie, a lonely, bigoted alcoholic, is eager to wed her daughter Kate off to Alan John, Kate’s childhood sweetheart. Imagine Ellie’s surprise when Kate visits with her beautiful black wife, Samantha. Written by Traci…

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