Black Ensemble Theater opens its 2019 Season (Legends and Lessons) with Mahalia Jackson: Moving Through The Light, written and directed by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor. Cast lead by Robin DaSilva as Mahalia Jackson
Now – April 14, 2019
Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center
4450 N. Clark Street Chicago
How far would you go to get your child into college? A new contemporary satire called Admissions, about White Liberals who were forced to defend their White Privilege couldn’t be any better timing with what’s happening in today’s world.
Midwest premiere of Admissions, Harmon’s hilarious and scathing family drama, sure to press audience members’ buttons as it tackles hallowed, yet thorny, contemporary issues, skewering them with Harmon’s signature humor and satiric wit.
March 21-May 12, 2019
1229 N. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL
Chicago Children’s Theatre’s 13th season finale is the world premiere of The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963, a civil rights era family drama based on the Newbery-winning young adult novel by Christopher Paul Curtis about the 1963 Birmingham church bombing.
March 26- April 28, 2019
100 S. Racine Ave. Chicago
Chicago Opera Theater (COT) caps its 2018/2019 season with the Chicago premiere of “Moby-Dick,” an epic adaptation of Herman Melville’s 1851 classic “Moby-Dick; or, The Whale” at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E. Randolph Street) Thursday, April 25 and Sunday, April 28. The production is co-produced by Utah Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, San Jose Opera, and Gran Teatre del Liceu.
April 25 and April 28, 2019
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Harris Theatre for Music and Dance
205 E. Randolph Street