The magic Parlour
Now On Sale through April
An intimate evening of classic magic with Houdini himself, in the historic Palmer House Hilton Hotel. Award-winning, third-generation magician Dennis Watkins delivers an evening of sophisticated tom-foolery in one of the Windy City's most unique entertainment experiences.
A Comedical tragedy for Mister punch
September 2-October 23
Reality blurs as live actors, marionettes, and hand puppets intersect each other as Charlotte, a young orphan, falls into employment as the assistant to an eccentric Italian puppeteer. Charlotte’s vivid imagination calls the puppets to life, aiding her in finding lightness in a dark reality of imperfect adults, corrupt authority, class discrepancy, and violence.
November 4-December 30!
We bring this wholly original, ballet-free show back year after year because it truly has something for everyone.The show is fast-paced, beautifully choreographed, family-friendly, and moving for even those of us that might be on the grinch’s side from time to time.Re-imagined for Season 15, experience The Nutcracker with new design elements and an updated script!
January 13–March 5!
A world premiere adaptation of award-winning British author Alastair Reynolds' ferocious sci-fi horror story. A classic deadly-maze set in Reynolds's "Revelation Space Universe," Diamond Dogs follows a future team of human scientists and soldiers as they investigate a mysterious, alien tower. These mercenaries battle the sentient tower, who’s bent on brutally punishing all intruders. Blood will spill.
THE GREAT AND TERRIBLE WIZARD OF OZ
March 18-May 7!
First produced by The House in Season 3, this is our modern retelling of the classic American fairy tale. All the characters you know and love emerge in new and exciting ways as we delve into the beloved story and find the meaning of home.