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The Sipping Hour October

If you love programs like The Moth, This American Life and A Prairie Home Companion, but just wish you got to be in the room where it happens, look no further than your friendly, neighborhood storefront theatre. Once a month, at The Public House Theatre, The National American Presents: The Sipping Hour- a collection of stories, sketches and audio delights built around a single theme.

The National American Presents: The Sipping Hour – MAY

If you love programs like The Moth, This American Life and A Prairie Home Companion, but just wish you got to be in the room where it happens, look no further than your friendly, neighborhood storefront theatre. Once a month, at The Public House Theatre, The National American Presents: The Sipping Hour- a collection of stories, sketches and audio delights built around a single theme.

The National American Presents: The Sipping Hour – FEBRUARY

If you love programs like The Moth, This American Life and A Prairie Home Companion, but just wish you got to be in the room where it happens, look no further than your friendly, neighborhood storefront theatre. Once a month, at The Public House Theatre, The National American Presents: The Sipping Hour- a collection of stories, sketches and audio delights built around a single theme.

Auditions for TPHT’S 2017-2018 Ensemble

The Public House Theatre Announces Auditions for the 2017-2018 Ensemble Non-Union Profit Share Opportunities Throughout Season The Public House Theatre in Lakeview is home to some of Chicago’s finest sketch comedy and theatre. They’re seeking a few powerfully creative...

Audition: The Karaoke Murder Mystery Extravaganza

The Karaoke Murder Mystery Extravaganza Extension!  Non-Union Auditions This hit show is getting extended again!  Actors play campy characters and sing a karaoke song or two throughout the murder mystery stageplay. Shows are on Saturdays at 10pm through September,...

You’re Invited to the Birthday Party of the Century!

10 years ago, a sketch-comedy experiment became an international smash-hit that launched a new genre of live theater. This month, "Bye Bye Liver" invites you to celebrate the show that "puts the efforts of 'Saturday Night Live' to shame" (Chicago Sun-Times), where...

THE FIVE KARAOKE SINGERS YOU MEET IN HEAVEN

For thousands of years, humanity has classified the "Miracle of Life" incorrectly. Despite eons of common sense, medical logic, religious conviction and radio payola, the truth is only now become clear. The "Miracle of Life" is not birth. No, the true miracle of life...

Auditions for “THE BEST WESTERN”

AUDITIONS FOR "THE BEST WESTERN" at THE PUBLIC HOUSE THEATRE Non-Union Written by  - Adrienne Teely & Travis Marsala Directed by  - Patrick Zielinski   SYNOPSIS Our story takes place in the town of Goldandsilverton, home to the finest copper mines this side...

Auditions for “News You Can Lose”

AUDITIONS FOR NEWS YOU CAN LOSE at THE PUBLIC HOUSE THEATRE (Non-Union) Directed by Alex Peters SYNOPSIS: In the style of The Daily Show or Last Week Tonight, this ensemble-driven show will consist of four to five 2-minute segments (anything from a rant about...

Auditions for “The Cubs Show”

AUDITIONS FOR THE CUBS SHOW at THE PUBLIC HOUSE THEATRE (Non-Union) The Public House Theater is looking for talent to help put together a fun improv/sketch hybrid show through the Cubs baseball season. We’re looking for a team of 4-6 performers to help create and...

Auditions for “Karaoke Murder Mystery Extravaganza”

Thorpedo Productions and The Public House Theatre Present 'Karaoke Murder Mystery Extravaganza': Saturdays, May 20th to June 24th. We're looking for actors-slash-karaoke rock stars of all ages and types! Auditions will be held at The Public House Theater on Saturday,...

Auditions for “Loose Knit”

Description: The Public House Theatre is seeking non-equity actors for its production of Loose Knit, a comedy of manners written by Theresa Rebeck. Actors of all types, ethnicities, and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Character Breakdown: Lily – (20s/30s,...

Auditions for “Hope in 90 Minutes”

Thorpedo Productions is producing "Hope in 90 Minutes" at The Public House Theater every Thursday in May, and we're looking for actors of all ages and types. There is an actor stipend for this show, which is a percentage of show earnings. Auditions: The Public House...

AUDITIONS FOR “GAME OF MOBILE HOMES”

AUDITIONS for “GAME OF MOBILE HOMES” at THE PUBLIC HOUSE THEATRE In 2014, The Public House Theatre debuted its hit satire, “Game of Mobile Homes,” to sold-out audiences. Tornado Season is coming back! TPHT is seeking actors of ALL TYPES (21+) for the remount of “Game...

The Sipping Hour January

Whether you prefer to sharpen your pitchforks or set your torches ablaze with the light of rebellion – take them with you this January for our theme, DEFY. We invite you to band together against the horrors of 2016 and laugh in the face of terrors to come in this episode that tackles our new political realities with humor and fierce defiance. Created by some of Chicago’s rising voices in comedy, theater, and storytelling, “The Sipping Hour, Episode January” is a hilariously unapologetic look at who we are and where we dare to go from here. Defy all expectations and make plans for revolution!

The National American Presents: The Sipping Hour- November

If you love programs like The Moth, This American Life and A Prairie Home Companion, but just wish you got to be in the room where it happens, look no further than your friendly, neighborhood storefront theatre. Once a month, at The Public House Theatre, The National American Presents: The Sipping Hour- a collection of stories, sketches and audio delights built around a single theme.

November: Thanks Anyways

The National American Presents: The Sipping Hour – October

If you love programs like The Moth, This American Life and A Prairie Home Companion, but just wish you got to be in the room where it happens, look no further than your friendly, neighborhood storefront theatre. Once a month, at The Public House Theatre, The National American Presents: The Sipping Hour- a collection of stories, sketches and audio delights built around a single theme.

We’re Hiring!

The Public House Theatre is hiring Bartenders, Servers and House Staff. Looking for positive, energetic personalities with a love for theatre. Apart from being an integral part of the theatre, you’ll be working our flagship show, “Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking...

We're changing venues! Starting on February 3rd, we’ll be running at Stage773 on Saturdays at 8pm. See you there!

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We're changing venues! Starting on February 3rd, we’ll be running at Stage773 on Saturdays at 8pm. See you there!

For The Record…

Bye Bye Liver and our drinking humor are all in good fun. You don’t have to even have a sip to enjoy yourself. Please feel free to enjoy and play along with a coke or water. We are avid supporters of theAmerican Liver Foundation and always want our patrons to be responsible and safe.

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