Pivot Arts Festival
(multiple venues and online)
This annual festival of cutting-edge performance gems returns with live and online dance, music, plays and puppetry under the theme “Reimagining Utopia.”
May 21-June 6
(Ma-Yi Theater Company with the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival)
New York-based Ma-Yi Theater Company and Chicago-based puppeteer Tom Lee collaborate on a filmed play about a mixed-race family who relocate from Japan to the Pacific Northwest in search of acceptance and a stable home.
Streaming debut April 30
I, Cinna (the poet)
(Chicago Shakespeare Theater)
Director Tyrone Phillips places the poet and bit-part character in “Julius Caesar” at the center of a story about artistry and the power of language.
Streaming on demand through May 2
Visceral Dance Chicago presents an evening of solos created by ten Chicago choreographers.
Director Elizabeth Lovelady finds contemporary resonance in Irish playwright Kate O’Brien’s 1926 play about the trappings of middle-class life, gender norms and female desire.
Streaming through May 9