10/6 - 11/01 Red Death - The Runaways Lab Theater presents a classic tale with a dark twist. In a smoky inspector’s office, a man desperate for answers reopens the case of the ‘opera ghost’. He drives deep into a world of divas and deviants, grasping for any clue to unravel the mystery- and stop the murderous phantom. But is all what it seems? Whose story is the truth? His quest brings him face to face with the wonders and horrors lurking behind the curtain, but he will ever get out of the labyrinth?
Thu-Sat 8pm; Sun 4p - Tickets
Nov 7th - Dec 28th
Critic's Choice - "..the best holiday theater does one thing far better than luxury shopping: it can bring your family closer together. And there is no show more fervent or successful in that most worthy of seasonal aims..." - Chicago Tribune
".this Nutcracker will no doubt fascinate each age group..the show is no simple sugar plum" - Chicago Sun Times
Highly Recommended - ".. imaginative and inventive..I was teary-eyed in less than five minutes" - Chicago Reader
"..engaging, family friendly treat" - TimeOut Chicago
"..untraditional yet utterly sincere... This "Nutcracker" is becoming something of a hip holiday tradition" - Centerstage.com
November 10, 2014
"No other music festival in Chicago feels quite like the All Souls event, which features multiple bands on upstairs and downstairs stages of the Chopin Theatre". - Chicago Tribune 2012.
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Nov 17, 19 and 24 - Chicago Fringe Opera presents three performances of Benjamin Britten’s 1946 chamber opera The Rape of Lucretia. The opera’s story is based on the poems of the same name by Shakespeare and Ovid. Chicago Fringe Opera sets this story in the present day examining the prevalence of rape in the military. Using live video, this production takes place during a military investigation into an alleged rape, and focuses on the aftermath of sexual violence.