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.
Founding members Connor Baty and Nora Lise Ulrey met while playing brother and sister in a show. They bonded over much more than their similar looks.
The company was founded and influenced by their short attention spans, work horse attitudes, love of the fantastically eerie, need for art to be treated with respect and the resounding truth proclaimed after a few drinks at a bar: “THEATRE SHOULD NEVER BE BORING.”
Exit 63 Theatre has been striving to bring to the Chicago Theatre scene shows that keep you on the edge of your seat – whether it is a haunting, apocalyptic worlds or possibly aliens – the “twilight zone” of Chicago Theatre is at its core trying to answer the question of how people behave in extraordinary circumstances. What makes us people behave like people? We want to test them, watch them, push them.
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.