Forty floors up, behind the windows of a posh Swiss hotel, a man sings, a maid cleans, children run wild, a banker makes things difficult, and one elderly woman’s fight against a corrupt world order changes everything. (Or nothing.)
Opens October 4
Patience & Sarah: A Pioneering Love Story
(Third Eye Theatre Ensemble)
Based on the lives of nineteenth-century American painter Mary Ann Willson and her partner “Miss Brundage,” this stunning opera features an entirely female creative team with a female composer, librettist and novelist.
Opens October 5
When Assemblyman Julius Lee makes a bid for Congress, the ghosts of his college days come back to haunt him. Nothing reveals true colors like a sprint to the finish, when friends become enemies and allies can turn on a dime.
Opens October 13
Hooded, Or Being Black For Dummies
(First Floor Theater)
Marquis and Tru are both fourteen-year-old black boys, but they exist in two totally different worlds. Their worlds overlap in a holding cell where they butt heads, debate, wrestle and ultimately prove that Nietzsche and 2Pac were basically saying the same thing.
Opens October 24
(TUTA Theatre Chicago)
Staged in an intimate installation, this production takes a subtly profound and unexpected journey around the globe to peer in to our interior worlds, and the irresistible, transformative power of listening.
Opens October 25