Photograph: Mark Wright
Time Out says
Posted: Sun Feb 2 2014
Formerly known as Theatre Building Chicago, this four-theater rental house has been the incubator to countless storefront companies since the late 1970s. Some feature the city’s top-shelf Equity actors; others are produced on a dime. (Translation: You’ll want to consult a few reviews to decipher what’s what.) Newly renamed and under the new management of Lukaba Productions, its former annual tenant as producers of January’s Sketchfest, the venue continues to play host; a major renovation was completed in 2012.
Stage 773 1225 W Belmont Ave
What's on at Stage 773
Hosted by the improv group Smith & I, this weekly variety show welcomes a rotating cast of performers for a showcase of comedy, music and storytelling.
Sketch shows, Musical comedy
This long-running, lovey-dovey musical sketch show has found the perfect home in Stage 773's cabaret theater. It's refreshingly raunchy for date night, although its quaint take on dating in the age of social media feels a little rusty and outdated at...
- Rating: 3/5
TimeLine Theatre Company at Stage 773. By Chaim Potok. Adapted by Aaron Posner. Directed by Kimberly Senior. With Alex Weisman, Lawrence Grimm, Danica Monroe. Running time: 1hr 30mins; no intermission. Theater review by Kris Vire The protagonist of...
Gay & lesbian, Theater, Cabaret
Tony winner Donna McKechnie, A Chorus Line's original Cassie, headlines a benefit concert for Pride Films & Plays. WGN entertainment reporter Dean Richards serves as emcee.
David Girolmo is the Demon Barber of Fleet Street in Porchlight Music Theatre's revival of Sondheim's dark masterpiece, with Rebecca Finnegan as his murderous helpmeet, Mrs. Lovett. Michael Weber directs, with musical direction by Doug Peck.