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The House Theatre of Chicago
  • Performing amazing feats of storytelling, The House is Chicago's home for epic story and stagecraft. This intimate 150 eat theatre hosts all-original works created by Chicagoans, featuring multi-talented actors and performers. House shows are filled with riveting stories made just for the live theatre, huge myths told right up close. Don't be surprised if you witness real magic, stunning puppets, original music, short films, aerial acrobatics, dance, and more inside a show here. With all of this action, many shows are great for teens and pre-teens to see with their parents. THE HOUSE SEASON14: THE REVEL A soul-quenchin’ revival in music and spirits Written by Damon Kiely Music by Jess McIntosh Loosely adapted from The Bacchae by Euripides Directed and Choreographed by Leslie Buxbaum Danzig September 3 – October 25 2015 THE NUTCRACKER A magical story for Christmas Created by Jake Minton, Phillip Klapperich, Kevin O'Donnell, and Tommy Rapley Based on the story by E.T.A. Hoffmann Directed and Choreographed by Tommy Rapley November 5 – December 31 2015 The Last DEFENDER A live action game that makes you the hero Written and Directed by Nathan Allen Puzzle Design by Sandor Weisz Art Direction by Chris Burnham January 21 – March 13 2016 NEW PLAY TBA A haunting true story of compassion and grace Conceived and Directed by Vanessa Stalling March 10 – May 1 2016 DEATH & HARRY HOUDINI The House’s dynamic, award-winning, magic-filled production reappears next summer! Written and Directed by Nathan Allen Magic by Dennis Watkins Summer 2016 THE MAGIC PARLOUR An intimate evening of classic magic Starring Dennis Watkins weekly at The Palmer House Hilton Hotel BECOME A MEMBER TODAY! THEHOUSETHEATRE.COM 773.769.3832 Performances at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W Division St, Chicago