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Announcing ASC’s  

Season of Shelter


News & Events

Celebrate the Grand Reopening of the Vittum Theater with ASC! 

The West Town Chamber, Wicker Park/Bucktown Chamber and Adventure Stage Chicago will host a FREE celebration of the refurbished Vittum Theater on Saturday, February 15th. On November 15th, the Vittum Theater flooded due to a sprinkler system failure causing thousands of dollars in damage and displacing both Adventure Stage and Northwestern Settlement staff. Since then, ASC has received so much support from our community and we are eager to celebrate our return to the theater. Festivities will include tours of the newly renovated offices and theater, a ribbon cutting of the stage, a staged reading of Carlos Murillo’s I Come From Arizona, and a toast to the future. Activities, tours and celebrations from 2:30-3:30pm. The ribbon cutting will take place at 3:45 directly followed by the staged reading at 4pm.


Día de los Muertos Celebration!

Saturday, November 2nd ASC and the Northwestern Settlement will be hosting a Día de los Muertos Celebration! The celebrations will begin at 10 am with food and family friendly activities in Burnside Hall at the Northwestern Settlement. Attendees can also partake in a special raffle run by the Settlement. Directly after, at 11:30 am, there will be a free performance of La Ofrenda written by José Casas and directed by Ana Velazquez. Tickets for ASC’s Día de los Muertos Celebration are limited to 100 on November 2nd and must be reserved online. While tickets are free, patrons are subject to $3.50 fee per ticket. We hope to see you there!


Trailblazers’ Summer Performances

The Trailblazers Summer Theater Camp ends their seven-week program with an original play written and produced by campers. Throughout the summer, the Trailblazers ensemble has worked in a unique mentoring program that places young people (9-16) with mentors who are professional theater artists.

Save the date for Trailblazers 2020 Summer showcase: Friday, August 14th! 

Field Trips Available

Adventure Stage Chicago delivers a high-quality theater experience while integrating artistic practice and expression into the fabric of your classroom. Leave your stress behind at school because our team has you covered! 

Field trips for the 2019-2020 school year are already starting to book up. Make sure you get your class into the adventure of a lifetime, bring them to a show at ASC.


Neighborhood Bridges Culminating Event

our 2019 Spring Culminating Event for Neighborhood Bridges was all about Hunger. We saw some amazing performances from our students and learned so much about the different ways that hunger affects our community. Excellent job all around!

“It’s like you have fun while you learn new stuff. Also, I think me having fun helped me learn more.” Learn how to bring Neighborhood Bridges to your classroom!


Announcing ASC’s Season of Shelter Show Titles!

ASC is extremely proud and excited to announce the titles for our upcoming season dedicated to the theme of Shelter. We begin our exploration of Shelter in the fall with José Casas’ coming-of-age tale, La Ofrenda (October 23 – November 22). Then, in the spring, Shelter is brought from the page onto the stage with Ghost by Idris Goodwin, adapted from the award winning novel by Jason Reynolds (April 15 – May 14).


“This was an AMAZING experience.

It was so wonderful for students to be exposed to the theater and to take them out of their realities to open their minds and hearts.”

– Ms. Riedle
Andersen Elementary, 8th Grade

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