The House Theatre of Chicago turns 17
Sunday, May 20th
Chopin Theatre - Lower Lounge
1543 W. Division
Cocktail attire encouraged.
Please join us Sunday, May 20th as we celebrate the 17th birthday of The House! We will kick off our 18th year of “amazing feats of storytelling” with live music from company member Matthew Muñiz (Hatfield & McCoy) and cabaret magic from company member Dennis Watkins (Death & Harry Houdini). A silent auction, delicious treats, and cash bar round out this great afternoon at the theatre. Come celebrate with us!
The House Theatre of Chicago is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization! Support our mission to "unite Chicago in the spirit of community through amazing feats of storytelling."
Individual "Silver" Sponsor - $4,000
Individual "Gold" Sponsor - $2,000
Individual "Gold" Sponsor - $6,000
Individual "Silver" Sponsor - $3,000
Single Tickets - $150
Sunday, May 20
3:00PM- 6:00 PM
Complimentary Desserts and Cash bar!
The Chopin Theatre - Lower Lounge
1543 W Division St, Chicago IL 60642
at the intersection of Ashland Ave and Milwaukee Ave
Public Transportation Options:
Public Transportation: Division Blue Line; #56 Milwaukee, #9 Ashland, and #70 Division buses.
1) Street Parking along Division Ave between the theater and the expressway.
2) Parking lot at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, located at Division and Cleaver; if the lot looks busy we advise parking elsewhere as you could get blocked in!
PAID Parking (please note meter restrictions):
Street Parking on Milwaukee, Ashland, and Division.
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MAGIC BY DENNIS WATKINS
To date, Dennis has worked for The House as an actor, designer, writer and/or director on several shows, including Death and Harry Houdini (for which he received a Joseph Jefferson Award in 2012), The Magnificents, The Great and Terrible Wizard of Oz, Hatfield & McCoy and The Sparrow. Dennis is the sole performer of The House's The Magic Parlour running every Friday night at the Palmer House Hilton. He has worked as a consultant and magic designer for The Court, Steppenwolf, Uma Productions, Roadworks, Vittum and Next. Today, Dennis works as a magician and mentalist for corporate events, performing arts centers, conventions and colleges from coast to coast. You can find out more about his work as a magician at www.denniswatkins.net.
MUSIC BY MATTHEW MUÑIZ
Matthew Muñiz is a musician, composer, songwriter, pianist and sound designer. A graduate of Columbia College Chicago, Matthew dedicates himself to creating beautiful music and helping students create their own. His music has appeared in short films, plays, and one full-length zombie flick. As a company member at The House, he regularly music directs and performs in their annual production of The Nutcracker. Other Music Directing credits at The House include Hatfield & McCoy, United Flight 232, and The Great and Terrible Wizard of Oz.