Special Events

  • Scene Night: Toni Stone

    Scene Night: Toni Stone

    Thursday, February 2, 2023

    Enjoy a pre-show reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks, hear from a cast member in the show, then take in the Chicago premiere of Toni Stone! Just $50 for the reception and ticket.

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  • Behind the Curtain: Toni Stone

    Behind the Curtain: Toni Stone

    Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 4:30pm

    Get to know the artist behind the work in an intimate, in-person discussion. Join Toni Stone playwright Lydia R. Diamond as she talks about playwriting, baseball and why she chose to tell the story of Toni Stone. Moderated by production dramaturg Martine Kei Green-Rogers. Tickets are just $35!

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  • Arts in Action: Contested Waters

    Arts in Action: Contested Waters

    Sunday, February 5 at 4:30pm

    Lake Michigan’s beautiful beachfront became the scene of one of the worst race riots in Illinois history on July 27, 1919. Join us as we delve deep into the Red Summer, the history of segregation in Chicago, and how riots serve as the origin story that impact us today.

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  • Layalina College Night

    Layalina College Night

    Friday, March 3 at 6:30pm

    For just $10, college students are invited to experience Layalina—along with a pre-show reception including all-you-can-eat pizza, soda and a discussion with a featured cast member

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  • SWANASA Community Night

    SWANASA Community Night

    Wednesday, March 8 at 6pm

    South West Asian, North African and South Asian community members: you’re invited to a gathering of food, theater and conversation. Stick around after the performance for a Q&A with Layalina playwright Martin Yousif Zebari and director Sivan Battat.

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  • Until the Flood

    Until the Flood

    Streaming Free & On Demand Through Fall 2023

    Awarded a Critic’s Pick by The New York Times and acclaimed by critics and audiences across the country, Until The Flood powerfully explores the roiling currents of American history, race and politics that exploded in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri and sent shock waves across the nation.

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The 2022/2023 Season

Daring. Dynamic. Iconic.

Bold voices and vivid stories you won’t find anywhere else await you in our 2022/2023 Season. From world premieres to reimagined classics, a direct-from-Broadway smash hit and an epic revival of a Grammy Award-winning rock opera.