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NOT AMERICAN at The Den Theatre

Dates: (5/31/2024 - 6/15/2024 )


The Den Theatre

Benjamin Larose

1331 N. Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 60622
Chicago,IL 60622

Phone: 773-697-3830

Tickets: $36-$46

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Combining drag, storytelling, song and physical comedy, NOT AMERICAN is a tour de force performance. In the span of 90 minutes, writer, director and performer Benjamin Larose portrays seven different characters, each one more unhinged than the previous. Together, they lead the show’s main protagonist to question his core belief: “The only way to achieve real success is to become more American.” 

NOT AMERICAN is a hilarious, outrageous and moving one-person show. It tells the story of a middle-aged artist who realises he has NOT achieved the fame he dreamed of as a dorky kid growing up in French-speaking Québec. Embodying both male and female, Québecois and American, and performing in both his native French and English, Larose shares with the audience an audacious yet intimately crafted exploration of middle-age and his own obsessive yearning to be American.


NOT AMERICAN is a MUST-SEE drag theater event, red carpet and cardboard cutout included! 


The Den Theatre is pleased to host Benjamin Larose’s Not American from May 31 - June 15, 2024 at 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood.

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