The Den Theatre
Just two years into its existence, this homey Wicker Park space has expanded into a multitheater hub both for its own productions and for rising young companies like Jackalope, Akvavit Theatre and Pavement Group. At any given moment the Den may be hosting five different productions. It's also one of the few theaters where you might really want to stick around after the show; on one recent visit, we stepped out post-curtain to find a jazz singer and pianist entertaining a crowd in the cozy, well-equipped lobby bar.
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