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Photos: PlayMakers Laboratory Presents THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA

For the first time in two years, PlayMakers Laboratory’s original sketch show That's Weird, Grandma is back on stage – and just in time for the holidays! See photos from the production. 

PlayMakers Laboratory's THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA Returns in December

 For the first time in two years, PlayMakers Laboratory’s original sketch show That's Weird, Grandma is back on stage – and just in time for the holidays! The family-friendly extravaganza returns December 8 – 17, 2023 at the Neo-Futurist Theater,.

PlayMaker's Laboratory to Present THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA At The Neo-Futurist Theater

For the first time in two years, PlayMakers Laboratory's original sketch show That's Weird, Grandma is back on stage – and just in time for the holidays!

PlayMaker's Laboratory to Present Celebration of Authors Gala: A Family Friendly FUNdraiser in June

PlayMakers Laboratory will present Celebration of Authors Gala: A Family Friendly FUNdraiser, the company’s annual gala and a family-friendly, interactive festival all wrapped into one fun-filled evening on Friday, June 16.

PlayMakers Laboratory to Present 25 YEARS OF STUDENTS' STORIES in December

PlayMakers Laboratory will celebrate its 25th anniversary of arts education in Chicago schools with 25 Years of Students’ Stories, two public performances featuring stories written by Chicago youth on Monday, December 5 at 6:30 pm & 8:30 pm at the Neo-Futurist Theater.

PlayMakers Laboratory to Celebrate 25th Anniversary With 25 YEARS OF STUDENTS' STORIES

PlayMakers Laboratory will celebrate its 25th anniversary of arts education in Chicago schools with 25 Years of Students’ Stories, two public performances featuring stories written by Chicago youth on Monday, December 5 at 6:30 pm & 8:30 pm at the Neo-Futurist Theater.

PlayMakers Laboratory Launches GoFundMe Following Near Shutdown Due To COVID-19

PlayMakers Laboratory, one of Chicago's leading arts-education organizations for more than 25 years, has launched an emergency GoFundMe campaign after facing a near shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

PlayMakers Laboratory Presents THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Comes Home For The Holidays

PlayMakers Laboratory will welcome back live audiences this winter with That's Weird, Grandma: Comes Home for the Holidays, directed by Artistic Director Brandon Cloyd, playing December 10 – 19, 2021 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago.

PlayMakers Laboratory Presents SUMMER OF STORIES

PlayMakers Laboratory will present Summer of Stories, a series of free theater performances for children and families presented July 26 – 28, 2021 in parks on Chicago’s South and West sides. The shows feature stories written by Chicago students during creative writing workshops conducted by PlayMakers Laboratory this summer.

PlayMakers Laboratory Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA

PlayMakers Laboratory will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its popular sketch comedy revue That's Weird, Grandma with a free digital special on Thursday, August 5 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. PML will host an in-person viewing party at The Annoyance Theater, 851 W. Belmont Ave. (proof of vaccine required) in Chicago or guests may stream the show on Facebook Live.

PlayMakers Laboratory Presents STORIES UNDER THE SUN, Part Of Night Out In The Parks

PlayMakers Laboratory will present Stories Under the Sun, a series of free, family-friendly performances presented across the city this summer through the Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Parks initiative.

Celebrate Spring With PlayMakers Laboratory's THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: House Par-Tay

Now in its 20th year, That's Weird, Grandma features adaptations of stories written during PlayMakers Laboratory's creative writing residencies.

PlayMakers Laboratory's THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: House Par-Tay

PlayMakers Laboratory has announce the March 2021 line-up for its popular online revue That's Weird, Grandma: House Par-Tay, celebrating Women's History Month, St. Patrick's Day and Easter, plus a special Poetry Slam edition.

PlayMaker's Laboratory Celebrates MLK Day, Black History Month, Valentine's Day, Presidents Day and More

PlayMakers Laboratory will welcome 2021 with all new performances of its popular online revue That’s Weird, Grandma: House Par-Tay, celebrating Black History Month, Valentine’s Day, Presidents Day, and more.

Raven Stubbs Named PlayMakers Laboratory's New Program Director

PlayMakers Laboratory has announced the appointment of Raven Stubbs as the company's new Program Director. Stubbs is responsible for overseeing all of PML's educational activities, including in-school programming, after-school programming, professional development and training new teaching artists. Stubbs succeeds Shá Norman, who has served in the position since 2017.

PlayMakers Laboratory's THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA Celebrates The Holidays

From Christmas to Hanukkah to New Year's, PlayMakers Laboratory rings in the holidays with all new performances of its popular online revue That's Weird, Grandma: House Par-Tay, a creative series of stories written by elementary school students, adapted and performed by PML's professional actors and directed by Artistic Director Brandon Cloyd.

PlayMakers Laboratory Celebrates The Holidays With THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: House Par-Tay

From Christmas and Kwanzaa to Hanukkah and New Year's, PlayMakers Laboratory rings in the holidays with all new performances of its popular online revue That's Weird, Grandma: House Par-Tay, a creative series of stories written by elementary school students, adapted and performed by PML's professional actors and directed by Artistic Director Brandon Cloyd.

Fall Line-Up Announced for PlayMakers Laboratory's THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: House Par-Tay

PlayMakers Laboratory celebrates fall with a special line-up of Halloween, election and Thanksgiving-themed performances of its popular online revue That's Weird, Grandma: House Par-Tay, a creative series of stories written by elementary school students, adapted and performed by PML's professional actors.

PlayMakers Laboratory Extends THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: House Par-Tay Through October 5

PlayMakers Laboratory will extend its popular online revue That's Weird, Grandma: House Par-Tay through October 5, 2020, featuring a creative line-up of stories written by elementary school students, adapted and performed by PML's professional actors.

PlayMakers Laboratory's THAT'S QUEER, GRANDMA - Three Live Streaming Performances!

PlayMakers Laboratory celebrates Pride Month virtually with a FREE presentation of That's Queer, Grandma, a hilarious romp through student-written stories that at the heart are centered on inclusivity, equality and what it means to be authentic. Directed by Artistic Director Brandon Cloyd and production managed by Cedar Larson, the virtual production will stream live on Mondays at 8 pm CDT via Eventbrite from June 22 a?" July 6, 2020. Please RSVP at pmlthatsqueergrandma.eventbrite.com. Donations are welcome. All proceeds support PML's arts education programs.

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