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Cinema Sacrifice Theater

The Public House Theater
Chicago, Illinois (IL)

“Saving the world…one bad movie at a time!”

A group of friends find an evil RedBox, “DreadBox,” who is hell bent on world domination, and has

already partially succeeded with the vanquishing of video stores. To keep “DreadBox” at bay, the

friends must watch and sacrifice a different terrible movie, each month.

Like the charm of Mystery Science Theater 3,000 and RiffTrax, CINEMA SACRIFICE THEATER

humorously skewers the best of the worst movies, but invites you to come and enjoy the jabs in

person, in a LIVE theatre setting.

A new bad movie will be chosen each month. Some “classics” may include, Warriors of the

Wasteland (1984, Dir. Enzo Castellari), The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (1976, Starring John

Travolta) and, The Werewolf of Washington (1973, Dir. Milton Moses Ginsberg, Starring Dean

Stockwell).

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Strike 3*

The Public House Theater
Chicago, Illinois (IL)

Day after day, Phil slings peanuts at the concession stand while he dreams of being part of his hometown Baseball team: The San Francisco Trolley Cars. No one believes in Phil. Not his successful stepfather. Not his low-life boss. No one, that is, but the legendary Coach Tex. When Coach Tex spots Phil’s arm as he tosses a bag of peanuts, dreams start to become reality.

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Public Access Live: Season 3

The Public House Theater
Chicago, Illinois (IL)

Public Access Live is an eclectic mix of late night comedy, narrative sketch, and audience interaction that is truly unique. Host Lorenzo Toia and Couch Guy Mark Rosenthal interview a wide variety of guests. Audience members play self­confronting games like “Inspirational Quotes” and “Real Elton John Video or Cocaine Fever Dream.” Between games and interviews, viewers are treated to a behind the scenes look at the grinding wheels that make Public Access Live, featuring everything from taco fountains, craft services origin stories and the dangers of over­editing Wikipedia pages.

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Girl Jesus

The Public House Theater
Chicago, Illinois (IL)

In a parallel universe Jesus is a girl, and she’s in High School. Girl Jesus proves that a young lady can really shine once she stops bible thumping, and starts preaching to the beat of her own drummer.

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Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play!

The Public House Theater
Chicago, Illinois (IL)

Bye Bye Liver is a series of outrageous sketches, all centered around Chicago’s favorite past time: Drinking!

We all have that one friend who is never-ever-allowed to go near liquor again. Or maybe it’s the girl that has one martini too many and just can’t shut up about her ex-boyfriend. Perhaps it’s that horrible moment when you realize you have to break the seal right now; but the line for the bathroom hasn’t moved in half an hour.

Whatever it is, we’ve all been there, and it’s all spoofed right here in BYE BYE LIVER.

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Bye Bye Liver: The Boston Drinking Play

The Public House Theater
Chicago, Illinois (IL)

Bye Bye Liver is a series of outrageous sketches, all centered around Boston’s favorite past time: Drinking. We all have that one friend who is never-ever-allowed to go near liquor again. Or maybe it’s the girl that has one martini too many and just can’t shut up about her ex-boyfriend. Perhaps it’s that horrible moment when you realize you have to break the seal right now…but the line for the bathroom hasn’t moved in half an hour. Whatever it is, we’ve all been there, and it’s all spoofed right here in BYE BYE LIVER: THE BOSTON DRINKING PLAY. 21 to laugh & 21 to drink!

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Bye Bye Liver: The Cincinnati Drinking Play

The Public House Theater
Chicago, Illinois (IL)

Bye Bye Liver is a series of outrageous sketches, all centered around Cincinnati’s favorite past time: Drinking. We all have that one friend who is never-ever-allowed to go near liquor again. Or maybe it’s the girl that has one martini too many and just can’t shut up about her ex-boyfriend. Perhaps it’s that horrible moment when you realize you have to break the seal right now: but the line for the bathroom hasn’t moved in half an hour. Whatever it is, we’ve all been there, and it’s all spoofed right here in BYE BYE LIVER. 21 to laugh & 21 to drink!

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Poetry Talk

The Public House Theater
Chicago, Illinois (IL)

The show is “Poetry Talk.” The night begins with a short monologue and a reading from the book of dirty limericks. Then a short interview follows with and a featured reading from each guest. The show closes on a 15-minute comic play-in-a-poem, “Down South at Science Building 69.” It will be performed by Public House Theatre ensemble members and others. In “Down South,” six scientists are trapped inside a research station during an Antarctic blizzard. How will they pass the time until the storm blows over? By drinking whiskey and falling in love.

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Fake It 'Til You Make It

The Public House Theater
Chicago, Illinois (IL)

A Stand-Up Comedy Game Show: Once a month, eight comics will compete to create the funniest sets based on topics they are given the moment they step on stage. They’ll participate in three rounds plus another three wildcard rounds. The prizes are terrible, the audience participates and everyone gets a night of nonsense fun!

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Bye Bye Liver: The Philadelphia Drinking Play

The Public House Theater
Chicago, Illinois (IL)

Because your favorite part in any play is the bar at intermission, Bye Bye Liver is a fast-paced comedic romp that explores the pratfalls and pitfalls of Philadelphia’s favorite past time: Drinking! 2 Parts Sketch Comedy, 1 Part Drinking Games: Mixed and Served.

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The Public House Theater
Chicago, Illinois (IL)

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