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
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raunchy for date night, although its quaint take on dating in the age of social media feels a little rusty and outdated at...
The traditional holiday show with Christmas carols and dance numbers comes with an interactive, family-friendly twist in this holiday revue. Have yourself some eggnog or a cookie, and spread holiday cheer by bringing goods for the Greater Chicago Food...
Things to Do
- Critics' pick
Do you have a spooky Halloween costume collecting dust in your closet? Get dressed up and head to Stage 773 for the most terrifying New Year's Eve party in town. Guests will enjoy unlimited specialty drinks, appetizers, a live zombie band, a haunted house...
- Critics' pick
January can be a rough month in Chicago, so it's a good thing we've got something to laugh about. In its fourteenth year, the largest sketch comedy festival in the country will present a packed line-up of hilarious performers that will make you forget...