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The Empathy Festival

May 2, 2017 - May 30, 2017

Empathy Festival explores writers’ abilities to empathize with characters elsewhere on the gender spectrum than themselves. The Festival features nine short plays that are comedic, dramatic and a little bit noir: · A timid woman visits a pornography shoppe. · A gender fluid person confronts a movie theater employee. · Two… Read More

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The Stevens Family Apology Tour

May 3, 2017 - May 31, 2017

For over 5 years, The Stevens Family has been breaking stuff and making theater owners mad. Time finally caught up with them (along with a string of arrests) and now they are being forced to apologize to everyone or leave Chicago for good. Don’t miss The Stevens Family and friends as they perform a mandatory show to right all wrongs and pay off… Read More



May 4, 2017 - May 25, 2017

Cannonball is a sci-fi show set in the Midwest in the near future. Interns toil away in a mysterious lab receiving digital signals from… somewhere; local teens deputize themselves Neighborhood Watch to try and catch who or what is responsible for a rash of abductions; a scientist has invented a way to visit parallel Earths, if she can just… Read More

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Hope in 90 Minutes

May 4, 2017 - May 25, 2017

Explore the many facets of Hope in this theatrical journey with Thorpedo Productions. Stories of hopeful souls, the absence of hope and hope gone wrong are scripted and performed by some of Chicago’s most talented up-and-coming actors, writers and directors. After a popular run entitled ‘Love in 90 Minutes’, at Stage 773, ‘Hope in 90 Minutes’... Read More

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Game of Mobile Homes

May 5, 2017 - May 27, 2017

After extracting himself from the Redneck Mafia, Eddie Stark is trying to live peacefully with his wife and their six children (and a Bastard). When the King of the Mountain, Bob Baratheon, pays the Starks an unexpected visit and asks Eddie for a favor, Eddie finds himself thrust back into a whirlwind of backhanded politics, alarmingly… Read More

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Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play!

May 5, 2017 - Dec 30, 2017

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… Read More

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Jack and the Wolf Present

May 5, 2017 - May 26, 2017

Jack & The Wolf Present is a blended comedy show weaving some of the best comedyChicago has to offer. This show mixes the written word of Chicago’s best stand-up with the spontaneity of Jack & The Wolf’s improv, play together to create a completely new comedic mash-up every show. Hosted by Alex Seligsohn. 21+

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Wait Wait, For Realsies?

Sat - May 6, 2017 - 10:00pm

Some stand-up comedy hinges on the everyday things we all endure, so we can all connect to each other in a room full of strangers. But sometimes, life is stranger, and the extraordinary stories need to be told. In the vein of shows like “This Is Not Happening,” “Wait, Wait, For Realsies?” is a storytelling event with a comic… Read More

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The National American Presents: The Sipping Hour

Sun - May 21, 2017 - 6:00pm

If you love programs like The Moth, This American Life and A Prairie Home Companion, but just wish you got to be in the room where it happens, look no further than your friendly, neighborhood storefront theatre. Once a month, at The Public House Theatre, The National American Presents: The Sipping Hour- a collection of stories, sketches and… Read More

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B.A.P.S.: A Comedy-Variety Showcase

Sun - May 21, 2017 - 7:00pm

B.A.P.S. is four beautiful Black women, coming together to uplift the culture by providing a platform for women of color in comedy and theater. Adrienne Brandyburg, Adrienne Brown, Isabeau Dornevil and Jillian Ebanks felt a void in the performing arts scene around Chicago. As standup comics, improvisers and actresses themselves, these four took… Read More

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The Final Final Farewell Tour of Dick and Delores Del Rubio

Jun 23, 2017 - Jun 24, 2017

A loving homage to the husband-and-wife lounge act: Dick and Delores share their stories of celebrity, love, life and entertaining. From competing with Liz Taylor, wedding Elvis, bedding Donald Trump and performing in burlesque, Dick and Delores will literally charm the pants right off of you!

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Gift Certificate

Fri - Sep 1, 2017 - 11:59pm

Give the Gift of Bye Bye Liver!

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