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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):

July Theatre and Entertainment

  • Argyle Night Market  on Argyle Street between Kenmore and Sheridan, Thursday evenings from July 10 to Sept.
  • Family Night Out in the Broadway Armory Parking Lot, 5917 N. Broadway.  Thursday evenings from July 17 to Aug 28
  • Summer Nights in the Garden – Music by local musicians at the Edgewater Historical Society, 5358 N. Ashland.  Thursday evenings from July 10 to Aug 28
  • * EXIT Strategy – Presented by Jackalope Theatre Company at the Broadway Armory Park Theater, 5917 N. Broadway.  Through Aug 29
  • * Eat Your Heart Out - Presented by Rivendell Theatre , 5775 N. Ridge.  Through July 12
  • Concert in the Park – Presented by the Chicago Park District at Berger Park, 6205, N. Sheridan Rd.  July 18
  • A Day in the Death of Joe Egg - Presented by Stage Left Theatre at Berger Park, 6205 N. Sheridan Rd.  July 9-13
  • A Cole Porter Songbook – Presented by Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre at Berger Park, 6205 N. Sheridan Rd.  July 23-27
  • A Small Fire – Presented by Steep Theatre Company, 1115 W. Berwyn.  July 10 – Aug 16
  • Senn High School International Festival – Senn High School, 5900 N. Glenwood.  July 12
  • Organ Concert featuring Mitchell Miller – Epworth United Methodist Church, 5253 N. Kenmore.  July 13
  • * Geezers – Presented by Redtwist Theatre,1044 W. Bryn Mawr.  Previews begin July 23, continues through Aug 24
  • Surrounded – Presented by Unexpected Laboratory at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark.  July 10-12
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Presented by Chicago Shakespeare Theatre at Loyola Park, 1230 W. Greenleaf.  July 25-26
  • Men Should Weep – Presented by Griffin Theatre at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark.  Opens July 5, continues through Aug 10

Coming in August

  • * The Size of the World – Presented by Redtwist Red Series, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr.  Opens Aug 19, continues through Sep 1
  • Great Expectations – Presented by Strawdog Theatre Company at Berger Park, 6205 N. Sheridan Rd.  Aug 6-10
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Presented by Rabid Bat Theatricals at Moody’s Pub, 5910 N. Broadway.  Mondays and Tuesdays, Aug 11 – Sep 2



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: