Upcoming Events

Thank you so much to everyone involved with our Second Annual Out the Box Festival! This Festival showcases some of the fabulous BIPOC artists we are honored to have a part of the Chicago Dramatists family.

This year included a reading of of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya from our friends at Bandera Blanca in Mexico City, Facing the Shadow by Network Playwright Shelia Payton, Underdrown by Resident Playwright Derek MchPhatter, and Egyptian Bride by Resident Playwright Fouad Teymour.

This video is just a taste of the amazing performances and discussions from this year’s festival, so if you want to make sure you don’t miss these events when they happen, be sure to subscribe to our newsletter by clicking the button to the right.

As well, Chicago Dramatists is capable of continuing to uplift artists and develop new work thanks to your support. If you would be interested in donating, you can do so by clicking Donate at the top of the page or by texting “Give” to (872) 201-1077.

Thank you all so much again! We’ll see you in 2022!


Click the button below to learn about our Saturday Reading Series, Playwrights Aloud, and class showcases.


Chicago Dramatists has a number of events to fundraise for the company. Our main event, La Nuit is linked below.

Did you miss our gala on the 7th? Well you’re in luck! You can now watch it whenever you want on our Youtube channel (closed captioning is also now available).

We want to thank everyone who came out and supported us this year, especially our event Sponsor The Hill Group!

You can still donate by texting “Give” to (872) 201-1077 or by clicking the button below!

Also, thank you again to all of the incredible artists and community members who came together to make this event happen. Chicago Dramatists could not exist as it does without your love, support, and art.