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Daniel Barrow  The Thief of Mirrors Roger Guenveur Smith, Rodney King (Photo by: Patti McGuire)

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.


OnEdge, Kyle deCamp Urban Renewal picturedOnEdge

January 16-February 1, 2015

An experimental theater, dance and performance series.

Storefront Theater
66 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60602
Millennium Park
Jay Pritzker Pavilion

201 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601
DuSable Museum
of African American History
740 E. 56th Place
Chicago, IL 60637
Links Hall
3111 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
Beauty Bar
1444 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60642


Akvavit Theatre Blue Planet By Andri Snær MagnasonAkvavit Theatre

Blue Planet

By Andri Snær Magnason

February 13-March 15, 2015

Previews: February 10-12

Storefront Theater
66 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Best friends Hulda and Brimir live on a planet much like Earth—populated only by children. They live a simple but ideal life. When they meet an adult—the mysterious Jolly-Goodday—they are promised a life of greater joy, even more spectacular fun, and cannot resist.