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Welcome to the 48th Ward Arts page!

The calendar below lists arts and culture events happening in and near the 48th Ward – all within minutes of home!  Please send requests for listing to

Theaters/Arts Organizations:

Edgewater Theatre District Flex Pass – $75.00

Nine Theatres, Nine Performances, ONE TICKET !

The Edgewater Theatres are collaborating on a Flex Pass that will give holders one admission to any one performance at each of the following nine local theatres – Raven Theatre, Redtwist Theatre, Rivendell Theatre, Jackalope Theatre, The Neo-Futurists, City-Lit Theatre, Three Cat Productions, Li’l Buds Theatre, and Commedia Beauregard Theatre Ensemble.  The Pass costs $75.00, and theatre goers 30 years old and younger can get the pass for $30.00!  Passes are available online at, and from the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce, 1210 W. Rosedale.  Click here for more information and to purchase Flex Passes.

Events (* indicates Flex Pass participant):

April Theater & Such:

  • * The Playboy of the Western World – Presented by Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark.  Through Apr 5
  • Hole in the Wall – Pop up exhibit by Good News Only at 6018 North, 6018 N. Kenmore Apr 5
  • An Evening of Movement Based Performance – Presented by The Space Movement Project at Unity Lutheran Church, 1212 W. Balmoral.  Apr 5-6
  • Play for Keeps Writing Project – Presented by Stockyards Theatre Project at Unity Lutheran Church, 1212 W. Balmoral.  Apr 7
  • “Space Odyssey” -  Spring Circus presented by CircEsteem at 4730 N. Sheridan –  Apr 5 through Apr 16
  • * 44 Ways to End Your Sex Life - Presented by Redtwist Dark Red Series, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr.
  • * A Crime in the Neighborhood – Presented by City-Lit Theatre Company, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr.  Through Apr 13
  • * Hang your Hat at Mr. K’s – Presented by Three Cat Productions at Berger Park Coach House Theatre, 6205 N. Sheridan.  Opens Apr 23, continues through May 17
  • * Good Boys and True – Presented by Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark. Through May 3
  • * The Killing of Michael X – Presented by Jackalope Theatre at the Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway. Through Apr 13
  • * The Haunting of Hill House – Presented by City-Lit Theatre Company, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr.  Through May 11
  • RAW – Presented by Deluge Theatre Collective at The Frontier, 1106 W. Thorndale.  Through Apr 26
  • * If There Is, I Haven’t Found it Yet – Presented by Steep Theatre Company, 1115 W. Berwyn.  Through May 24
  • * Confederates in the Attic – Presented by  City-Lit Theatre Company, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr.  Opens Apr 25, continues through Jun 7

Coming in May:

  • * Vieux Carre - Presented by Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark.  Previews begin May 6. continues through Jun 28
  • * Look Back in Anger - Presented by Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr.  Previews begin May 14, continues through Jun 15
  • * Eat Your Heart Out - Presented by Rivendell Theatre , 5775 N. Ridge.  Previews begin May 22, continues through Jun 28
  • * Haymaker – Presented by The Neo-Futurists, 5153 N. Ashland, Opens May 22, continues through Jun 28
  • * Before Death do us Part – Presented by Redtwist Theatre Dark Red Series, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr.  Opens May 23, continues through Jun 28



48th Ward Around Town

The 48th Ward is a proud home to many artists and performers who can be seen outside of the 48th Ward.   Take a moment or two to check out their websites and see their exhibits and events when you’re outside the neighborhood!


Edgewater & Andersonville Entertainment:

Uptown Entertainment:

Rogers Park Entertainment:

People and their Arts Organizations: