Our Annual Radical Love Party IS BACK!

On February 19th, join Free Street Theater for a party that celebrates the kind of love that has nothing to do with plastic hearts and valentines. We’re talking love for our selves and love for our community. Let’s eat, meet, and conjure the power of love to heal, sustain, and energize! Featuring live performance from […]

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Rave Reviews for Meet Juan(ito) Doe

The Buzz “”Meet Juan(ito) Doe“, is a beautiful interwoven tapestry of stories about Chicago’s Mexican-American and Mexican immigrant community. While most theater companies and artists are willing to tell a “community” story, as long as that story is nestled within the cozy confines of an Up-North well known theatrical institution. Joyce Award Recipients Ricardo Gamboa and Free Street Theater, […]

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Artistic Director Coya Paz and Free Street Theater Win Inaugural ProPublica Engagement Challenge

Exciting news! In 2018, we’ll be hitting the road in a new project that uses theater to engage people in the news, part of a collaboration with ProPublica Illinois. Here’s what they had to say: “…we’re excited to announce Coya Paz, the artistic director of Free Street Theater in Chicago, as the first-ever ProPublica Illinois/Illinois Humanities Engagement Challenge recipient. Paz will […]

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