Familiar Stories - Unorthodox Methods - Perpetually Curious

JUST ANNOUNCED: Sideshow's 2017/18 season will include the Chicago premiere of Mia Chung's You for Me for You directed by Elly Green, and the world premiere of Kristiana Rae Colón's Tilikum directed by Lili-Anne Brown!

Thank you to everyone who made or saw truth and reconciliation! Check out photos and reviews here.

HOLY COW, Sideshow fans. CLLAW (Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers) XXVI broke all kinds of records--attendance, decibel, number of souvenir CLLAW thongs purchased, and more. You made this Valentine's weekend unforgettable!

This season's Freshness playwrights are J. Nicole Brooks, Selina Fillinger and Isaac Gomez! Join us at Victory Gardens May-July 2017 to hear these brand-spanking-new plays these geniuses are cooking up.

Sideshow welcomes our new company members--new ensemble member Ann James and new artistic associates William Boles, Philip Dawkins, Elly Green, David Lawrence Hamilton, Noël Huntzinger and Calamity West!

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