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“I admire Artemisia’s mission,
which is very focused on women and the female perspective on the contemporary world.
I think Julie (Proudfoot) is very good at sussing out plays that are very interesting right now, that offer us compelling contemporary perspectives.”
Steve Scott, Goodman Theatre
APRIL 14 – MAY 7, 2017
“Visiting is one of the Best Plays in Chicago” Picture this Post
“I think people should go see this show. Visiting is a beautiful story.” Ada Grey Reviews for You
“Its exploration of the effects of bipolar disorder on the Smith women is layered and complex, and while it does not sugarcoat any of the pain the disorder causes, it nevertheless ends on a hopeful note.” Chicago Splash Magazine
“It’s the playwright’s unflinching look at bipolar disorder, all its symptoms and treatments, and how it affects everyone around, that makes this powerful piece a startling, striking evening of theatre. Recommended by Chicago Theatre Review
The undisputed audience favorite from Artemisia’s 2015 Fall Festival, VISITING is an unflinching exploration of the impact of bipolar disorder on four generations of women and the life-affirming discoveries a young woman makes about herself and her future. Written by Ed Proudfoot and directed by Carrie Lee Patterson, the world premiere of VISITING opens April 14 and runs through May 7, 2017, and features the talents of Sarah Wisterman, Julie Proudfoot, Carin Silkaitis, Millicent Hurley and Maggie Cain. Performances are Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm and Sunday at 6:00 pm. All performances are at The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway. Tickets on sale now! Artemisia VIP Pass Members can reserve seats by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Reservations for single ticket holders are general admission only.
ARTEMISIA VIP PASS
HALF-PRICED TICKETS ALL YEAR LONG!
Artemisia VIP Pass is your half-priced ticket to empowering, female-driven theatre.
Become a VIP Pass Member! For just 25 Bucks You Get –
- A reserved seat at Artemisia’s World Premiere of VISITING – April 14 – May 7, 2017
- A reserved seat at Artemisia’s Feminist Play Revival – Oct 27 – Nov 19
- Free Seminars taught by Artistic Director Julie Proudfoot (April 29, July 29 & Oct 28, 2017 – 10-11:30 AM)
- VIP Treatment at HER STORY IS OUR STORY, Fall Festival 2017
- Invitations to after show parties & wine receptions
- Automatically registered for Fall Festival VIP Raffle
Artemisia VIP Pass – Worth Every Penny!
HER STORY IS OUR STORY – FALL FESTIVAL
SEPTEMBER 25, 26, 27 & OCTOBER 2, 3, 4
Pick your next theatrical adventure at Artemisia Fall Festival 2017, featuring six visionary yet timeless female-driven plays with dynamic leading characters seeking full production. Each night a new play is staged by Chicago’s outstanding pool of talent and is free to the public. From this thrilling lineup, the audience chooses Artemisia’s next world premiere. Plays will be announced April 1, 2017. Curtain at 7:30 pm – Doors and Box Office at 7:00 pm. All Performances are at the beautiful Edge Theatre, 5451 North Broadway, in Edgewater. Admission is Free; reservations and donations are encouraged. Artemisia VIP Pass Members can reserve seats by emailing email@example.com. Reservations for single ticket holders open August 1st and are general admission only.
FEMINIST PLAY REVIVAL
OCTOBER 27 – NOVEMBER 19
Artemisia honors a great female playwright whose work has thrilled audiences in the past. Too often referred to as “the other canon” these plays won accolades on and off-Broadway and are as provocative, prescient and entertaining now as ever before. Our 2017 Feminist Play Revival will be announced March 1st. Playwrights under consideration include Paula Vogel, Elaine May and Wendy Wasserstein. Performances are Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 7:30 pm & Sunday at 6:00 pm. There is an additional matinee performance on Saturdays at 2 pm. Doors & Box Office open 30 minutes before each performance. All performances are at the Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway, in Edgewater. Artemisia VIP Pass Members can reserve seats by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Reservations for single ticket holders open August 1st and are general admission only.
SWEET TEXAS RECKONING
MARCH 9 – APRIL 1, 2018
The undisputed audience favorite from Artemisia Fall Festival 2016, SWEET TEXAS RECKONING by award-winning playwright Traci Godfrey examines the hilarious and heartbreaking relationship between a Southern Baptist mother and her liberated, lesbian daughter. This not-to-be missed premiere will feature Wendye Clarendon, Carrie Lee Patterson, Kayla Carter and Alan Ball and will be directed by Julie Proudfoot, Artemisia’s Artistic Director. SWEET TEXAS RECKONING runs March 9 – April 1 with performances Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 6:00 pm. There is an additional matinee performance on Saturdays at 2 pm. Doors & Box Office open thirty minutes before each performance. All performances are at the Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway, in Edgewater. Artemisia VIP Pass Members can purchase tickets after May 10, 2017 and reserve their seats by emailing email@example.com. Single ticket sales open October 6, 2017, and are general admission only.
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The Edge Theater
5451 North Broadway
Chicago, IL 60640
Major Funders & Sponsors
Arts Work Fund, The Chicago Community Trust, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelly Foundation Gen Ops Strategy,Home Advisor, Illinois Arts Council Agency, The Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust, The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, New Media Productions, The Puffin Foundation