The 29th Annual Rhinoceros Theater Festival
In Karen Fort’s play, set in 1973 Oregon, the hippies and the loggers are trying to get along on the forest fire fighting crew.
Bad Boy World
An original devised performance by Jiana Estes and Alex Hovi exploring what it means to be a boy, if anything at all.
The Belle of Austin
Rory Jobst imagines the unreciprocated correspondence of cult musician and manic depressive Daniel Johnston to his unrequited love.
By the Deep Blue Sea
PinkElephant’s family-friendly musical featuring all original songs composed by Giselle Greenberg, and starring talented Chicago teens
Prop Thtr presents a late-night Variety Show featuring music, dance, burlesque, and more.
Chris Bower shares stories about the past, present, and future of Logan Square’s most explosive, experimental, and expensive 24 hour cash-only eatery.
Charlotte Interviews Narcissists
In this dark comedy, Charlotte Hamilton tries to understand her subject by interviewing narcissists throughout history and from her own life.
Communist Basketball Game
Dan Nelson explores what happens when the search for the perfect game is suddenly threatened by a tyrannical basketball bully.
Direct My Woyceck
There is a chance you will be the one tasked with the impossible in this new play by Chris Zdenek.
El Bear stages a seemingly innocuous play hijacked by a group of mysterious, time-traveling freedom fighters calling themselves The Disconnected.
Full Moon Vaudeville
One night only opening celebration of the 29th Annual Rhinoceros Theater Festival, featuring The Crooked Mouth and Ian Belknap.
Lon West’s play about a mysterious and dynamic young man, Augustus P. Heartbleed, who invades an old people’s home.
Inspired by Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, a dark comedy by Lee Peters that examines marriage and the American Dream.
Jack the Dog
The experimental performance duo of Carrie Biolo and Jeff Kowalkowski will make music with many instruments, including the Icelophone.
Joan of Arc
Abaisses Theatre presents Alexandra Ranieri’s document-based play about the trial of Joan of Arc.
Josephine the Mouse Singer
An adaptation of Franz Kafka’s “Josephine the Singer, or the Mouse Folk,”, created and directed by Dani Wieder & Itzel Blancas.
Kyra & Friends
Kyra Leigh Greer offers two intimate concert evenings of performance, song and monologues, with guests Katie McClatchey and Zoe Pike.
A new, original adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s text creates a storytelling experience filled with movement and etude performed by a diverse ensemble.
The Near Future
Two plays by Julia Williams and Curious Theatre Branch on the utility of being two people instead of just one and the joys and limitations of the nuclear family.
Nearest the Broken
Crystal Rae’s one-time-only performance about the Bible’s less than reputable women.
Rhinofest Lecture Series
Ira S. Murfin weaves interview and public address together in a weekly series on the topic Talking Animals: A Species Describes Its Own Survival.
Every Saturday morning, Sherry Antonini and Jenny Magnus put their considerable boots into your tender asses, turning your creativity into focused work.
Remember the Ladies
Chloe Johnston and other NeoFuturists perform short pieces about some first ladies you have heard of... and some you have not.
Choreographer Shalaka Kulkarni expands and deconstructs Bharatnatyam and Kathak to tell personal narratives.
RJ & Friends
A breakout variety show featuring some of Chicago’s best musical comedy, hosted by Ross Childs and Jamie Shriner.
Bucket of Mistakes is a bunch of wacky kids writing wacky shows and sketches for wacky people. This one is about Orlando and his wacky friend, Jeffrey.
Sink or Swim
KellyAnn Corcoran brings her incisive and darkly humorous style to songs and stories of survival
Steak is a found-text performance artist and comedian who creates evocative performances that dissect the language of 21st-century social media.
Subjective Is Beauty
From Paul William Brennan, a former beauty finds herself trapped in a non-dimensional world where beauty is irrelevant.
The Threepenny Opera Concert
A concert version of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s 1928 classic adapted by Obie-award-winning playwright Rick Burkhardt. THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELED.
Triangle Collective presents a movement piece about one man and two women trapped in the bottom of a well when it’s about to rain.
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