The performing relationship I have had with Voice of the City for the past 15 years has allowed me to grow as an artist and hone my craft. The artistic directors allow ample room to stretch creative muscles and are highly supportive of collaborations between artists.
— Jill Heyser, Associate Artist

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presented by Anaemic Theatre & Voice of the City

Paris, 1938/Chicago, 2018. Two Jewish families struggle to survive as they face an uncertain future and threats of death -- in Nazi era Europe and modern day America.



Switch: Chicago queer partner dancing

A safe space for partner dance free from traditional binary constructs; 4th Wednesday of every month

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Urban sandbox

A youth artist produced open mic featuring poetry, dance, song, stand up and more

2nd Thursday of every month



father, father

A docudrama exploring the complex circumstances surrounding the death of Marquette University student and wrestler, Wally Spence, in April 1978.


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The Best of Days

Take a trip with us from Ancient Europe to the Middle Ages, with traditional food and drink, as we tell the tales of the sinister side of Christmas lore

Every December

photo: Julie Dworkin