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February 1 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

Support Women Artists Now Day is an annual international grassroots celebration of women artists that takes place during March and April.  If you are organizing an event featuring women artists during those months, please feel free to post them on our Support Women Artists Now Day/SWAN Calendar.

Kissing The Witch – A New Play by Emma Donoghue

April 19 @ 8:00 pm - April 21 @ 10:00 pm

Ubiquitous Theater presents Kissing the Witch - Old Tales in New Skins, a play by Emma Donoghue - directed by Margaret M. Smith The play is a poetic retelling of several European folk tales that explore the relationship between our insistent production of the marginalized "other" -- in this case, the witch -- our terror and gratitude at what we have wrought, and the willingness of our creation to bear the mantle of scapegoat and messenger to the gods. Like…

Keeping the Pace – A Play by Casey O’Leary and Stacy Post

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - April 28 @ 8:30 pm
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Also Sunday, April 15 at 2:30PM and Saturday, Apr 21 at 8:30PM

Kit-Kat is retiring and selling her small business, a gym exclusively for women. However, her three most loyal clients are devastated by the news and set out to stop the sale. As the four women share what the gym means to each of them, they discover common ground and the strength to face life's challenges.

Victoria Bugbee Retrospective 1978-2018

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until April 22, 2018

Artist, playwright, filmmaker Victoria Bugbee will open her studio during RiverArts 18 Studio Tour.  Work includes graphics, photos and videos of plays and films.  http://www.victoriabugbee.com

Moon Beneath Her Feet – A Play by Carol Stamile

April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Also Saturday, April 21 at 3:30PM and Sunday, April 22 at 5:00PM

“Moon Beneath Her Feet” is a challenging yet hopeful play about a woman, Julia, struggling not only with her messy love life, but also with unexplained, occasional blindness and troubling insomnia. There are answers for both Julia's heart and mind in the truth, but finding the truth in her mother's stories won't be easy…

Moon Beneath Her Feet – A Play By Carol Stamile

April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Also Saturday, April 21 at 3:30PM and Sunday, April 22 at 5:00PM

“Moon Beneath Her Feet” is a challenging yet hopeful play about a woman, Julia, struggling not only with her messy love life, but also with unexplained, occasional blindness and troubling insomnia. There are answers for both Julia's heart and mind in the truth, but finding the truth in her mother's stories won't be easy…

Stark Naked

April 22 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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Also Friday, April 20 at 7:15PM and Sunday, April 22 at 6:15PM

“Stark Naked” is a one-woman play in which the artist Margaret Stark and graduate student Carrie Cohen explore the choices women make in their lives and the consequences of those choices.

Enemy|Flint at Rio Hondo College

April 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until April 29, 2018

Diana Burbano’s new play ENEMY|FLINT is being produced by Rio Hondo College Theatre Department directed by Julianna Stephanie Ojeda. Flint, MI. The water in the town has been poisoned. Thia Stockmann, a bright young medical student, is confronted by her upwardly mobile brother, Pete, about a blog she wrote regarding the poisoning of Flint’s water supply. Her blog brings a lot of unwanted attention to Flint and will have repercussions on the economy.  Will Thia stand her ground even if the…

Queer Memoir: Shame

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Queer Memoir is New York’s longest-running and most startingly earnest community-based LGBT storytelling series curated by Kelli Dunham; at every event we bring together some of NYC's best-known storytellers and folks who have never been on a stage in their lives. WITH OUR STORYTELLERS: Alix Canciello Rathini Kandavel Sophia Vazquez Pazos Angela Plugues Tiffany Leigh with your host Kelli Dunham Bios to come! Queer Memoir started seven years ago at Collect Pond, a Williamsburg underground performance venue so unknown we're…

The Opportunities of Extinction

June 1 @ 7:30 pm - June 30 @ 9:30 pm

Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to continue its 2018 Season with THE OPPORTUNITIES OF EXTINCTION (Kilroys list 2017, world premiere) by Sam Chanse , directed by company member Jen Poulin*, playing June 1 - 30, 2018 at The Den Theatre (2A), 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 6, 2018 at brokennosetheatre.com. Casting will be announced shortly. Tickets for all Broken Nose Theatre productions are available on a "pay-what-you-can" basis, allowing patrons to…

A Woman’s Heart by Judith Partelow

August 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Judith Partelow's remarkable new play A Woman's Heart explores the feminine spirit as it evolves through child-rearing, career, love relationships, and inevitable sufferings toward an integrated and joyful embrace of life. The play has been hailed as "funny, sexy, gutsy and vulnerable." Featuring three women as the playwright in various stages of her life, and one brave man playing the young, middle-aged, and elderly men!

In Civility – Part 2: Outrage Machine

September 13 @ 8:00 pm - September 22 @ 10:00 pm

Deborah Slater Dance Theater uses art as a tool to explore, re-contextualize, and reframe difficult life experiences. We ask, “What does it mean that we have gone into a behavioral retrograde at such an astonishing rate? How is it that what was inappropriate, unthinkable, cruel, ignorant, racist, and sexist… has been made acceptable, even ‘normal’ in such a short period of time?” Technology has certainly transformed the manner in which we perceive and interact with the world around us, but…

Statera Foundation National Conference

October 4 - October 7

Join us for the Statera National Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from October 4-7, 2018. Meet with theatre professionals from all over the country for three days of networking, socializing, experience-sharing, theatre-going and more! The Statera conference is all about intersectional gender balance and our goal is to take action to bring artists who identify as female into full and equal participation in the American theatre. Statera Conference is open to all theatre professionals, practitioners, students and enthusiasts regardless of gender or…

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