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
Nov 17, 19 and 24 @ 730pm - 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.