Theatre Tag Set for League of Chicago Theatres' Christkindlmarket on Dec 2
In conjunction with The League of Chicago Theatres, companies from Chicago will be performing a Tag ("day" in German) of theatre performances at the Christkindlmarket on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Free performances will take place from 12:30pm-7:00pm in Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington in Chicago.The lunchtime Theatre Tag performance schedule is:
12:30 pm Broadway in Chicago: carolers & more
1:00 pm Theater Wit: Santaland Diaries
1:30 pm Chicago Opera Theater: "Opera in the Plaza" The evening performance schedule is:
4:30 pm Waltzing Mechanics: EL Stories-Holiday Train
5:00 pm About Face Theatre: Big Red & the Boys
5:30 pm 20% Theatre: Little Women
6:00 pm Mercury Theater: The Christmas Schooner
6:30 pm Strangeloop Theatre: Christmas Clueseau
For a comprehensive list of Chicago productions including a Holiday Theatre Guide, visit the League of Chicago website, www.chicagoplays.com. The Facebook page for Theatre Tag is http://bit.ly/TheatreTag14FB. For more information about the Christkindlmarket Theatre Tag, visit www.christkindlmarket.com/events/theatre-tag/.
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