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The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announces its Fall Theater and Dance Schedule

TUTA Theatre Chicago The Anyway Cabaret (Fish Win pictured)

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.


The Neo-FuturistsThe Neo-Futurists

Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (30 Plays in 60 Minutes)

October 9, 2014

Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion Stage, 201 E. Randolph St.

The Neo-Futurists will bring their signature show Too Much Light Makes the Baby go Blind to the stage of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.


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.


Morgan Thorson  YOUSpinOff

Contemporary dance made in the Midwest.

J. Soto

The Conviction of Pearl Dakota

November 7 & 8, 2014

Elements Contemporary Ballet with Baroque Band

The Sun King, A Contemporary Ballet in One Act

November 13-15, 2014

Deborah Hay, Alva Noë, and Michèle Steinwald

Reorganizing Ourselves

November 15, 2014


Morgan Thorson


November 21 & 22, 2014


The Bitch Tracks

November 21, 2014

You’re So Stubborn directed by Rachel Damon of Synapse Arts

November 22, 2014