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The wait is finally over! We're excited to announce our next mainstage performances for the 2015-2016 season. We know that you're all dying to see the shows, so here is an opportunity to get a head start and buy all of your tickets in Read more

2015 Senior Exhibition


Don't miss the opportunity to wish our senior art majors farewell at the 2015 Senior Exhibition! Join us for an opening reception on Saturday, April 18 from 2-5 PM at the Ralph Arnold Gallery and the Newhart Promenade. Can't make it then? Don't worry! Read more

Welcome to Me

Posted on by Elizabeth Draus Posted in Around Town, Explore Chicago, Film, General | 1 Comment

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When Alice Klieg (played by Kristen Wiig), a young woman with Borderline Personality Disorder wins the lottery, her life is suddenly turned on its head. Welcome to Me follows Alice as she is catapulted into the high life overnight and leaves living off government benefits behind. Alice decides to use her new found wealth to fund a her own talk show where she discusses a range of random subjects, be it making a meatloaf cake, shaming her high school bullies, or neutering dogs. As her talk show becomes increasingly popular, her personal life continues to spiral out of control. Find out if Alice will be able to fix damaged relationships with her loved ones as she approaches a breaking point.

Welcome to Me is now playing at the Music Box Theatre! For more information and to tickets, check out their website.

Spring Affair

Posted on by Victoria Lesnicki Posted in Around Town, Dance, Explore Chicago | Leave a comment
SCD_NOMI SPRING_760x390Bringing together Chicago’s finest talents is Nomi Dance Company’s spring performance, Spring Affair. Employing a spectrum of difficult skills, Nomi employs complex stunts, athleticism, and beautiful intricacies in this performance and shows how they earned their noted reputation. Performing vibrant themes in their own unique style are some of Chicago’s most sought after choreographers like Monique Haley, Stephanie Martinez, Joshua Blake Carter and Nomi’s own, Katie Carey. There is no way you will leave the theatre without feeling inspired!
This one night only performance takes place on Saturday, May 23 at 8 PM at Athenaeum Theatre. Tickets range from $12 to $32 and feature a 25% off discount when using the code nomideal’ at checkout. Tickets can be purchased here, and other information about the event can be found here.
Hope to see you there!

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Posted on by Elizabeth Draus Posted in Around Town, Laugh your socks off, Music, Theatre, This Week | Leave a comment

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Inspired by the works of ancient Roman playwright PlautusA Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a musical tale of love, mistaken identity, and farcical comedy. When Pseudolis, a wily slave living in ancient Rome, is offered freedom by his young master, Hero, in exchange for a favor, he jumps at the chance. The catch? He must help Hero win over Philia, the pretty courtesan next door. This seems impossible, as Philia has been given to Miles Gloriosus, a formidable military captain, who will soon come to take her away. Pseudolis, however, has a few tricks up his sleeve. When Hero and Pseudolis spirit Philia away from her master under the guise that she has contracted the mysterious Cretan Plague, pandemonium ensues.

Tickets cost $33 – $48, and can be purchased here. The show is being performed at Stage 773, located at 1225 West Belmont Avenue until May 24 only! For more information, click here.