We’ve hosted the Chicago Home Theater Festival from the very beginning—please join us May 18 for theater performed in our living room, kitchen, and back yard, or pick another home theater site in May.
May 12 – 22, 2016
This May, home is where the art is
KENWOOD (Bill + Bernardine): Wednesday, MAY 18th
In a time of heightened xenophobia and racial polarization, Chicago Home Theater Festival (CHTF) invites strangers to get closer. Get closer to one another. Get closer to the stories of our neighborhoods. Get closer to understanding the borders and boundaries which keep us divided. Explore history, politics, and personal narrative through a guided neighborhood tour, build connection to strangers over a shared meal, and feel the intimacy of transformative art in living rooms, rooftops, kitchens, and bedrooms. Get closer to a more just Chicago.
We aim to provide a platform for artistic exchange within neighborhoods that have experienced systemic disinvestment; center access and accessibility by featuring narratives by and about artists of color, women and femmes, migrants and immigrants, LGBTQ folks, and artists with disabilities; and curate performances and conversations that directly disrupt injustice.
Calendar of days and neighborhoods. MAY: 12/HUMBOLDT PARK, 13/ROGERS PARK, 14/SOUTH SHORE, 15/HUMBOLDT PARK, 17/NORTHCENTER, 18/KENWOOD, 19/EAST GARFIELD PARK, 20/PORTAGE PARK, 21/AUSTIN, 22/GRAND CROSSING
All events begin at 6:00pm with a tour from a designated CTA/bus stop to the home. More information is provided upon purchase of ticket at DIME.IO. 100% of ticket sales support artists. Donations are welcome and encouraged!
For more information about the festival including tickets and a complete line-up of neighborhoods, hosts, and artists, please visit http://www.chicagohtf.org. Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.