September 2021 - August 2022

The 2021/2022 Season

A thrilling line-up awaits as we return to stage and resume performances. The 2021/2022 Season reflects the artistic excellence that you love, and the commitment to our Chicago community that you expect. Come share the moments—together, in-person, once again—that inspire our collective humanity.

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Season Overview

Albert Theatre Series

  • American Mariachi

    American Mariachi

    By José Cruz González
    Directed by Henry Godinez

    Sept 18 - Oct 24, 2021

    Familia, amor and tradición—and breaking it—are at the heart of this “big-hearted musical tug at the heartstrings” (Denver Post).

  • Gem of the Ocean

    Gem of the Ocean

    By August Wilson
    Directed by Chuck Smith

    Jan 22 - Feb 27, 2022

    A major revival of the play that begins August Wilson’s epic 10-play American Century Cycle—on the stage where it premiered in 2003.

  • the ripple, the wave that carried me home

    the ripple, the wave that carried me home

    By Christina Anderson
    Directed by Miranda Haymon

    Feb 11 - Mar 13, 2022 (Presented in the Owen Theatre)

    A deeply moving story about justice, legacy, memory and the ultimate challenge of forgiveness.

  • Good Night, Oscar

    Good Night, Oscar

    By Doug Wright
    Directed by Lisa Peterson

    Mar 12 - Apr 17, 2022

    Anything can happen on live TV. And one night, it did. Emmy Award-winning actor and producer Sean Hayes (Will & Grace) stars as character actor, pianist and wild card Oscar Levant.

  • The Outsiders

    The Outsiders

    Based on the novel by S.E. Hinton and Francis Ford Coppola’s Motion Picture, Book by Adam Rapp, Music and Lyrics by Jamestown Revival (Zach Chance and Jonathan Clay) & Justin Levine, Music Supervision, Arrangements and Orchestrations by Justin Levine, Choreographed by Lorin Latarro, Directed by Liesl Tommy

    May 27 - July 10, 2022

    The story that defined a generation is reimagined in a groundbreaking musical for a new generation.

Owen Theatre Series

Special Events

  • School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

    School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

    By Jocelyn Bioh
    Directed by Lili-Anne Brown

    July 30 - Aug 29, 2021

    School is back in session! This biting and buoyant comedy was playing to packed houses when our stages went darkand you won't want to miss its triumphant return. 

  • A Christmas Carol 2021

    A Christmas Carol

    By Charles Dickens
    Adapted by Tom Creamer
    Directed by Jessica Thebus

    Nov 20 - Dec 31, 2021

    Chicago's "perfect holiday treat for the family" (ABC-7) returns to stage for its 44th annual productionfollowing the popular 2020 Audio Adaptation, experienced by 100,000+ worldwide.