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Red Tape Theatre Mnemonic

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) presents an ongoing performing arts series that showcases both emerging and established music, theater, dance and multi-disciplinary artists at the Chicago Cultural Center and other venues. Dedicated to capacity building in the arts, DCASE hires the artists and provides performance space as well as technical and marketing support.


Red Tape Theatre MnemonicRed Tape Theatre

Previews: September 2-4, 2014; Performances: September 5-October 5, 2014

Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St.

Crossing continents and centuries, Mnemonic’s fragmented narrative takes in the discovery of Ötzi the iceman, a search for an absent father and the longing for a love lost in an exploration that questions our reliance on memory, the most subjective of storytellers.


TUTA Theatre Chicago The Anyway Cabaret (an animal cabaret)TUTA Theatre Chicago
The Anyway Cabaret (an animal cabaret)

Previews: October 14-16, 2014; Performances: October 17-November 16, 2014

Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St.

The Anyway Cabaret (an animal cabaret) is a hauntingly funny new play, with music, about the hottest topics of today. TUTA’s world premiere collaboration is written and composed by Slovenian artist Martin Marion, and directed by TUTA Artistic Director Jacqueline Stone.