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“A CLOCKWORK NIGHTMARE” ~ WildClaw Theatre’s Masque of the Red Death Gala – One Night Only! @ Strawdog Theatre

“A CLOCKWORK NIGHTMARE” ~ WildClaw Theatre’s Masque of the Red Death Gala “When the Ebony clock chimes… Darkness, Decay, and the Red Death will hold dominion over all.” The Daemons of WildClaw Theatre, Chicago’s premier horror theatricals cordially invites those of imagination grand and dark to an evening of engineered and alchemical horror diversions. Come revel with the scholars and… (more…)

MORE IF YOU’VE GOT IT: FIVE PLAYS FROM THEATER OOBLECK ~ Book Release Party

MORE IF YOU’VE GOT IT: FIVE PLAYS FROM THEATER OOBLECK ~ Book Release Party Please join Theater Oobleck and special guests to celebrate the release of their new collection, MORE IF YOU’VE GOT IT: FIVE PLAYS FROM THEATER OOBLECK. Entertainment includes but is not limited to: • Scenes from classic Oobleck plays • Music from Jeff Dorchen, Danny Thompson, and… (more…)

Back to OUR Future! Celebrate 15 Years With the Babes! @ The Den Theatre

Back to OUR Future! – Babes With Blades Join Babes With Blades in celebrating 15 years of creating unique theatre in Chicago! They’ll be celebrating at The Den Theatre – and they want to see your faces there! * Sneak Preview Performances from their upcoming 15th Anniversary Season – SUSAN SWAYNE AND THE BEWILDERED BRIDE and JULIUS CAESAR * Photo… (more…)

Deathscribe 2012 Submissions Now Open! ~ SUBMIT!

Deathscribe 2012 Submissions Now Open! WildClaw Theatre is now accepting submissions for Deathscribe 2012, our Fifth Annual Radio Horror Festival! Deathscribe 2012 will take place on the evening of December 3, 2012 at the Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Ave, in Chicago, IL. We are looking for 10-minute radio scripts that are genuinely scary, imaginative, chilling, intelligent, suspenseful, horrific or… (more…)

Now Go See It Or Else You Won’t! – CLOSING TONIGHT @ Flat Iron Arts Building

Now You See It and Now You Don’t! – CLOSING TONIGHT @ Flat Iron Arts Building The Flat Iron Artists’ Association will be closing its third annual “Now You See it and Now You Don’t” art exhibit on May 4, 2012 at 10 p.m. The show, open now, features more than 60 Chicago artists whose pieces celebrates the coming of… (more…)

TALK LIKE SHAKESPEARE DAY – April 23, 2012—Shakespeare’s 448th Birthday!

TALK LIKE SHAKESPEARE DAY April 23, 2012—Shakespeare’s 448th Birthday “Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounc’d it to you, trippingly on the tongue; but if you mouth it, as many of our players do, I had as lief the town-crier spoke my lines.” “There was a star danced, and under that was I born.” – William Shakespeare Monday,… (more…)

The Black Market Trunk Show!- ONE NIGHT ONLY! @ Neo-Futurarium

The Black Market Trunk Show! In America, you can always find a party. In Soviet Russia, Party always find you! – Yakov Smirnoff Compatriots! (Trumpet sounds) Tickets for The Strange Tree Group’s yearly Trunk Show are NOW ON SALE. Every red cent of this benefit will go to our Spring 2012 production of Goodbye Cruel World at Theater Wit and… (more…)

GAY FRIDAY – One Night Only! @ Crew Bar and Grill

GAY FRIDAY: GayCo promises to make it a very Good Friday t’s time for a party of Biblical proportions. On Good Friday (April 6) GayCo Productions, the nation’s premiere LGBTQ sketch comedy group, is taking over Crew Bar & Grill, offering an OPEN BAR, and throwing a party that would make Sodom and Gomorrah proud. GayCo’s GAY FRIDAY party will feature… (more…)

Trap Door Theatre’s Artistic Director Beata Pilch awarded Artist Residency in Paris!

Trap Door Theatre’s Artistic Director Beata Pilch awarded Artist Residency in Paris! The Trap Door Theatre is proud to announce that Artistic Director Beata Pilch has been selected for a prestigious Artist Residency at the Program Cite Internationale des Arts-Home of foreign artists in France. Pilch was the only person from the United States to be selected for this honor,… (more…)

SAVE the Portage Theater!

SAVE the Portage Theater! Originally opened in 1920, the Portage Theater is an architectural landmark and one of Chicago’s oldest movie houses. Since being purchased by new owners in 2006, the Portage Theater has been restored to its original beauty and serves as the centerpoint of the Chicago independent film community, a key venue for up-and-coming indie music artists as… (more…)