THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER

Written and Directed by Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman
From the Book by Hans Christian Andersen

``★★★★ It’s transformational, truly. So if there is one holiday show you don’t miss ...”

Chicago Tribune

Brings us hope, gratitude, and magic”

Chicago Reader

``It will enthrall you”

CBS Chicago

Begins November 1!

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TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER!

SUBSCRIBE TO THE 2019–20 SEASON

We are thrilled to announce our 2019–20 Season, featuring three shows created by our brilliant Ensemble.

Next season will be quintessentially Lookingglass—shows you couldn’t see anywhere else. From high-flying spectacle, to gorgeous storytelling, and profound, provocative reflections of the world around us, next season is not to be missed.

Join us for our 2019–20 Season!

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Nov. 1, 2019–Jan. 26, 2020

The Chicago Tribune calls The Steadfast Tin Soldier: “a four-star treat for all ages.” Mary Zimmerman’s dazzling production returns to Lookingglass for a winter-time curtain call.

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Feb. 26–April 12, 2020

Chicago is “The City That Works”—but does it work for everybody? The city’s first woman mayor is about to find out in this smoldering new take on Her Honor Jane Byrne.

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May 13–Aug. 16, 2020

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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College Audition Prep Series

December 7 & January 11, 10AM-1PM

$75 individually, or $120 for series bundle

Work with Lookingglass Producing Director Phil Smith on how to choose the perfect audition pieces for you, your resume, and personal branding during session 1. For session 2, bring your two contrasting monologue pieces and receive specific feedback and coaching! Max enrollment is 10 students.

 

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2019 is the Year of Chicago Theatre!

To truly fall in love with Chicago, you must go to our theatres. This is where the city bares its fearless soul.

Home to a community of creators, risk-takers, and big hearts, Chicago theatre is a hotbed for exciting new work and hundreds of world premieres every year. From joy to heartache and every feeling in between, Chicago’s exceptional ensemble of talent provides exhilarating experiences that make audiences come alive.

This spirit of Chicago theatre is found in all of our neighborhoods, from downtown theatres to behind the storefronts, in a diverse collection of over 200 dynamic theatres. From musicals to plays to comedy, theatre is for everyone in Chicago. Visit chicagoplays.com/year-of-chicago-theatre.

REFLECTING ON 30 YEARS

In the Eleventh and final Episode of our 30th Anniversary video reflection series, Ensemble Members share, in a word, what Lookingglass Theatre means to them.
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LOOKINGGLASS BRINGS STORIES TO LIFE... AND LIFE TO STORIES.

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