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The Storefront Project (Program A)

September 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 22, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 21, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on September 22, 2019 at 8:00pm

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Companion Ticket

The Storefront Project asks six Chicago-based directors to each choose a text—not written for theater—and devise a new project, tailor-made for MCA Chicago and Prop Thtr—a major downtown institution and a scrappy Avondale theater. Two weekends of shows highlight the innovations that are possible when directors experiment with making theater under shifting circumstances. Each translating the same project from the MCA’s theater and public spaces to the distinct industrial theaters and alcoves of the Prop Thtr, the directors demonstrate Chicago theater’s uncanny ability to pop up anywhere.

Program A features directors Sydney Chatman, Coya Paz, and Denise Serna.


Edlis Neeson Theater at the MCA
220 E Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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Tuesday and Friday: 10am-9pm; Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 10am-5pm


September 21, 2019
7:00 pm

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60 minutes, no intermission
Content Advisory
May contain mature content. Please call the box office for more details.
Special Notes
For these performances, audiences move throughout the MCA and the Prop Thtr buildings and should be prepared to relocate multiple times to follow the action of the show. All pathways are accessible without using stairs and staff will be on hand to assist. If you have any questions or to request specific accommodations, please call the Box Office at 312-397-4010 or email BoxOffice@mcachicago.org.

Location Details:

The front of the building is on Mies van der Rohe Way, between Chicago Avenue (to the south) and Pearson Street (to the north), one block east of Michigan Avenue and one block west of Fairbanks Court.

CTA: We are located four blocks east of the Chicago Avenue stop on the CTA Red Line. You can also take the #3 King Drive, #10 Museum of Science and Industry, and #66 Chicago Avenue buses, as well as several Michigan Avenue bus routes.

Parking: Our parking garage is located on Chicago Avenue just west of Fairbanks Court and adjacent to the museum.

To access the museum you must first exit the garage, turn right on Chicago Avenue, and then enter the store or use the stairs. If you have any questions, call the parking garage at 312-986-2024.

MCA Stage performance rate: Present your theater ticket at the Box Office and receive a validation for $12 parking.

Accessibility: Call the box office to reserve wheelchair accessible seating.