We’re coming back! If only producing our unique works of art was as easy as flipping on the light switch, we would be inviting you into our tiny, magic theatre tomorrow. But live, in-person productions take time and methodical planning. As a non-profit, Lookingglass relies on your donations—now more than ever—to support our staff and artists, prepare for future seasons, and serve our audiences, students, teachers, and the entire community.

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SEASON MEMBERSHIPS NOW ON SALE

We can’t wait to welcome you back in-person to Lookingglass to experience the vivid, imaginative, boundary-breaking theatre that springs from the hearts and minds of our collective of Chicago artists!

Becoming a gglasspass member brings you in closer relationship with the art. It’s a badge of commitment. And by committing to us, you add value and get value. With gglasspass, you’ll receive tickets to all three productions in the 2021-22 Season: Her Honor Jane Byrne, Lucy and Charlie’s Honeymoon, and Lookingglass Alice plus direct access to the artistry! Throughout the year, members will have invaluable opportunities to explore our creative process through deep-delving conversations on each play, making your engagement with Theatre fuller, stronger, more meaningful.

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BECOME A SCENE MAKER

Every moment of the creative process is crucial to the final production. And every bit of support from a community is key to building a thriving arts scene. From inside our storycastle, we are looking(glass) forward. Forward to telling new stories. Forward to including new audiences. Forward to breaking all conventions of institutional Theatre. Starting now. Begin again with us. Play your role in shaping a flourishing, arts-driven tomorrow. Be a Scene Maker.

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HER HONOR JANE BYRNE

November 11 – December 19, 2021

Chicago is “The City That Works”—but does it work for everybody? The city’s first woman mayor is about to find out in Ensemble Member J. Nicole Brooks’ exciting new work, Her Honor Jane Byrne.

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LUCY AND CHARLIE'S HONEYMOON

February 16 – April 10, 2022

Featuring original country-western and folk songs, Lucy and Charlie’s Honeymoon tracks a young couple as they rev it down quintessentially American highways and across stereotypic borders, fleeing expectation and trawling up trouble along the way.

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LOOKINGGLASS ALICE

May 12 – August 21, 2022

Lookingglass Alice returns for a circus-infused trip down the rabbit hole and deep into your heart, in a production the Chicago Sun-Times calls “pure, unadulterated magic.”

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LOOKINGGLASS SWAG IS HERE

You love us. We know it. We love you. Let’s show it. And to that end: the Lookingglass Online Shop is now live! Featuring one-of-a-kind Lookingglass Signature branded t-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, and more. Treat yourself, or spread the story of our special love to friends, family, neighbors – to all our people. Explore the offerings and support Lookingglass today!

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KEEP CURIOUS WITH US WHILE AT HOME

We’ll be releasing some digital delights via email and social media which we hope will keep Lookingglass close to your heart, until we can gather again in our story castle. Join us as we journey down the digital rabbit hole together…

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We at Lookingglass believe that Black Lives Matter and stand with Black, Brown, Indigenous and other marginalized communities exploited by hatred, police brutality, and injustice.

We believe that our work and our lives are infinitely more complex, rewarding, illuminating, and nearer to truth when we have a wider variety of human experiences in our room, at our table, and on our stage.

We commit ourselves to the following Anti-Racism, Equity, and Inclusion guidelines, which have been developed by a task force of representatives from our Board, Associates Board, Staff and Ensemble.

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