• THE TELLING PROJECT

    October 11, 2018 THURSDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    With much the same courage demonstrated during their service to our country, local military personnel and family members share their authentic experiences with the goal to strengthen a sense of community and facilitating meaningful contact between civilians and those who have served. The Telling Project is a collaborative effort between The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, The Telling Project based out of Austin, Texas, a...

  • THE TELLING PROJECT

    October 12, 2018 FRIDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    With much the same courage demonstrated during their service to our country, local military personnel and family members share their authentic experiences with the goal to strengthen a sense of community and facilitating meaningful contact between civilians and those who have served. The Telling Project is a collaborative effort between The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, The Telling Project based out of Austin, Texas, a...

  • THE TELLING PROJECT

    October 13, 2018 SATURDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    With much the same courage demonstrated during their service to our country, local military personnel and family members share their authentic experiences with the goal to strengthen a sense of community and facilitating meaningful contact between civilians and those who have served. The Telling Project is a collaborative effort between The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, The Telling Project based out of Austin, Texas, a...

  • THE TELLING PROJECT

    October 14, 2018 SUNDAY 3:00 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    With much the same courage demonstrated during their service to our country, local military personnel and family members share their authentic experiences with the goal to strengthen a sense of community and facilitating meaningful contact between civilians and those who have served. The Telling Project is a collaborative effort between The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, The Telling Project based out of Austin, Texas, a...

  • THE TELLING PROJECT

    October 19, 2018 FRIDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    With much the same courage demonstrated during their service to our country, local military personnel and family members share their authentic experiences with the goal to strengthen a sense of community and facilitating meaningful contact between civilians and those who have served. The Telling Project is a collaborative effort between The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, The Telling Project based out of Austin, Texas, a...

  • THE TELLING PROJECT

    October 20, 2018 SATURDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    With much the same courage demonstrated during their service to our country, local military personnel and family members share their authentic experiences with the goal to strengthen a sense of community and facilitating meaningful contact between civilians and those who have served. The Telling Project is a collaborative effort between The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, The Telling Project based out of Austin, Texas, a...

  • THE TELLING PROJECT

    October 21, 2018 SUNDAY 3:00 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    With much the same courage demonstrated during their service to our country, local military personnel and family members share their authentic experiences with the goal to strengthen a sense of community and facilitating meaningful contact between civilians and those who have served. The Telling Project is a collaborative effort between The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, The Telling Project based out of Austin, Texas, a...

  • FORTE - BIG ENTRANCE

    November 2, 2018 FRIDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Forte, Chicagos leading company which intersects improvisation, opera, and sketch comedy is back on stage at Piven, and will feature Fortes signature operatic comedic sketch work, composition and arrangements by Heidi Joosten, design by Sarah Bendix, and direction by Susan Payne OBrien.

  • FORTE - BIG ENTRANCE

    November 3, 2018 SATURDAY 7:00 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Forte, Chicagos leading company which intersects improvisation, opera, and sketch comedy is back on stage at Piven, and will feature Fortes signature operatic comedic sketch work, composition and arrangements by Heidi Joosten, design by Sarah Bendix, and direction by Susan Payne OBrien.

  • FORTE - BIG ENTRANCE

    November 3, 2018 SATURDAY 9:00 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Forte, Chicagos leading company which intersects improvisation, opera, and sketch comedy is back on stage at Piven, and will feature Fortes signature operatic comedic sketch work, composition and arrangements by Heidi Joosten, design by Sarah Bendix, and direction by Susan Payne OBrien.

  • FORTE - BIG ENTRANCE

    November 4, 2018 SUNDAY 2:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Forte, Chicagos leading company which intersects improvisation, opera, and sketch comedy is back on stage at Piven, and will feature Fortes signature operatic comedic sketch work, composition and arrangements by Heidi Joosten, design by Sarah Bendix, and direction by Susan Payne OBrien.

  • SANTUARIO

    November 16, 2018 FRIDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Santuario|Sanctuary is a documentary theatre piece exploring the migrations of monarch butterflies and youth across the USA-Mexico border. Based on 30+ interviews with (im)migrants, nuns, volunteers, conservationists, and law enforcement in the USA and Mexico, Santuario|Sanctuary highlights the multifaceted complexity of the border. The development of this production is supported by Naropa University. Developed by Teresa Veramendi.

  • SANTUARIO

    November 17, 2018 SATURDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Santuario|Sanctuary is a documentary theatre piece exploring the migrations of monarch butterflies and youth across the USA-Mexico border. Based on 30+ interviews with (im)migrants, nuns, volunteers, conservationists, and law enforcement in the USA and Mexico, Santuario|Sanctuary highlights the multifaceted complexity of the border. The development of this production is supported by Naropa University. Developed by Teresa Veramendi.

  • SANTUARIO

    November 18, 2018 SUNDAY 2:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Santuario|Sanctuary is a documentary theatre piece exploring the migrations of monarch butterflies and youth across the USA-Mexico border. Based on 30+ interviews with (im)migrants, nuns, volunteers, conservationists, and law enforcement in the USA and Mexico, Santuario|Sanctuary highlights the multifaceted complexity of the border. The development of this production is supported by Naropa University. Developed by Teresa Veramendi.

  • YOUNG PEOPLE`S COMPANY

    December 12, 2018 WEDNESDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Young People`s Company

  • YOUNG PEOPLE`S COMPANY

    December 13, 2018 THURSDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Young People`s Company

  • YOUNG PEOPLE`S COMPANY

    December 14, 2018 FRIDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Young People`s Company

  • YOUNG PEOPLE`S COMPANY

    December 15, 2018 SATURDAY 2:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Young People`s Company

  • YOUNG PEOPLE`S COMPANY

    December 15, 2018 SATURDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Young People`s Company

  • YOUNG PEOPLE`S COMPANY

    December 16, 2018 SUNDAY 2:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Young People`s Company

  • LIVED THROUGH THIS

    January 14, 2019 MONDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Lived Through This, adapted from Anne K. Reams memoir of a multi-country journey spent listening to the stories of sexual violence survivors, is a play about hope. Part narrative about the lives lived after #MeToo, and part exploration of the ways survivors learn from one another and rebuild their lives in the wake of violence, Lived Through This is a celebration of a simple belief: that those who have survived rape or abuse are greater than what has been done to them. Developed by Marilyn Ca...

  • LIVED THROUGH THIS

    January 15, 2019 TUESDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Lived Through This, adapted from Anne K. Reams memoir of a multi-country journey spent listening to the stories of sexual violence survivors, is a play about hope. Part narrative about the lives lived after #MeToo, and part exploration of the ways survivors learn from one another and rebuild their lives in the wake of violence, Lived Through This is a celebration of a simple belief: that those who have survived rape or abuse are greater than what has been done to them. Developed by Marilyn Ca...

  • THE ADOPTION PROJECT

    January 28, 2019 MONDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    . Seeking to break the traditional understanding of what a family looks like and to explore the realities of a chosen family, The Adoption Project asks questions such as what makes something home, and how does one define family? Through story, interview, and narrative, a deeper understanding of the roles of biological parents in open adoptions, the search of biological families by adopted individuals, sibling relationships in blended households, the decision to place, and the decision to adop...

  • THE ADOPTION PROJECT

    January 29, 2019 TUESDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    . Seeking to break the traditional understanding of what a family looks like and to explore the realities of a chosen family, The Adoption Project asks questions such as what makes something home, and how does one define family? Through story, interview, and narrative, a deeper understanding of the roles of biological parents in open adoptions, the search of biological families by adopted individuals, sibling relationships in blended households, the decision to place, and the decision to adop...

  • PERFORMANCE PROJECT

    February 11, 2019 MONDAY 5:00 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Performance Project

  • PERFORMANCE PROJECT

    February 12, 2019 TUESDAY 5:00 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Performance Project

  • PERFORMANCE PROJECT

    February 14, 2019 THURSDAY 5:00 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Performance Project

  • PERFORMANCE PROJECT

    February 15, 2019 FRIDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Performance Project

  • PERFORMANCE PROJECT

    February 16, 2019 SATURDAY 12:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Performance Project

  • ABCD/MAD LIKE US

    March 11, 2019 MONDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    ABCD, an acronym for American-Born Confused Desi, is playwright/performer Rukmini Girishs exploration of her identity as an Indian immigrant to the United States, the effect this has had on her perception of herself, her queer identity, her professional life, relationships with family, and her place within the Chicago arts community. Mad Like Us tells the true story, through solo performance, of Hemmes journey to find her long-lost sisters. Playing the roles of herself, her sisters, her mothe...

  • ABCD/MAD LIKE US

    March 12, 2019 TUESDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    ABCD, an acronym for American-Born Confused Desi, is playwright/performer Rukmini Girishs exploration of her identity as an Indian immigrant to the United States, the effect this has had on her perception of herself, her queer identity, her professional life, relationships with family, and her place within the Chicago arts community. Mad Like Us tells the true story, through solo performance, of Hemmes journey to find her long-lost sisters. Playing the roles of herself, her sisters, her mothe...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    April 4, 2019 THURSDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    April 5, 2019 FRIDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    April 7, 2019 SUNDAY 2:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    April 11, 2019 THURSDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    April 12, 2019 FRIDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    April 13, 2019 SATURDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    April 14, 2019 SUNDAY 2:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    April 18, 2019 THURSDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    April 19, 2019 FRIDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    April 20, 2019 SATURDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    April 21, 2019 SUNDAY 2:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    April 25, 2019 THURSDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    April 26, 2019 FRIDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    April 28, 2019 SUNDAY 2:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    May 2, 2019 THURSDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    May 3, 2019 FRIDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    May 4, 2019 SATURDAY 7:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...

  • HOPELESSLY DEVOTED

    May 5, 2019 SUNDAY 2:30 PMPiven Theatre Workshop

    Hopelessly Devoted tells the powerful story of Chess, a woman in prison facing a lengthy sentence, the pain of separation from her daughter, the loss of her cell mate, Serena, when she is given parole, and the feeling of total isolation. When prison authorities suggest she work with Silver, a music producer, Chess begins to find her voice, her strength, and her ability to face the most difficult thing of all her past. Featuring award-winning poet and musician Kate Tempests trademark lyrical ...