No other theatre in the world is quite like Chicago theatre. It’s real, elevated to an intensity you cannot turn away from. Even on your first visit, you can feel it. From joy to heartache and every feeling in between, Chicago’s exceptional ensemble of talent provides exhilarating experiences that make audiences come alive. Rising from a city of innovators, risk-takers, and big hearts, Chicago theatre is a hotbed for exciting new work and hundreds of world premieres every year. From the jaw-dropping productions of Broadway In Chicago to the intimate and honest storefront plays and improv, the spirit of the city can be found in our 200+ theatres. To truly fall in love with Chicago, you must experience our theatre. This is where the city bares its fearless soul. Book your next show today! Learn more at ChicagoPlays.com or find half-price deals at HotTix.org.
Collaboraction incites social change through original devised theatre and community engagement that cultivates knowledge, dialogue and action around Chicago's most critical social issues.
Our innovative, socially-conscious and transformative performances are inclusive, representative of the diverse Chicagoans in our seats and showcase the artistic excellence of Chicago theatre.
Collaboraction broadens the city's artistic offerings by producing work in and by artists from the south and west sides, specifically the neighborhoods of Englewood, Austin and Hermosa.
An inclusive company creating work to cultivate conversation, unity and action around issues of social justice, every performance is followed by a moderated Crucial Conversation community dialogue session where audience members are welcomed to engage in conversation on the critical social issues explored on stage.
Join us to be inspired and become more connected with our great city of Chicago! Collaboraction produces three annual festivals of work:
Peacebook, Encounter, and The Light Youth Theatre Festival, as well as a full-length main-stage production each year.
Did you know that 2019 is the Year of Chicago Theatre? Home to a community of creators, risk-takers, and big hearts, Chicago theatre is a hotbed for exciting new work and hundreds of world premieres every year. From joy to heartache and every feeling in between, Chicago’s exceptional ensemble of talent provides exhilarating experiences that make audiences come alive. This spirit of Chicago theatre is found in all of our neighborhoods, from downtown theatres to behind the storefronts, in a diverse collection of over 200 dynamic theatres. Learn more at ChicagoPlays.com.