Chicago's Premier Commedia dell'Arte Ensemble
Thank you for an excellent summer!
We'll be sure to post here about exciting Commedia dell'Arte shows and events coming soon.
Your screen, your time, your laughs!
Announcing our brand new streaming service. Shows will upload some time after we manage to film them. The Masquerade; Or, Love is Queer to Stay is already live!
Photo Credit: Distant Era Photography
for the 21st Century
Show Your Support
Wear It or Give It!
The majority of our programming is Pay-What-You-Can, which means we rely on additional support through your contributions to make our shows the best they can be and continue offering them at the low price of whatever audience members can afford. Eventually we want to make our education programming Pay-What-You-Can as well.
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Additionally, we have merchandise available at Spreadshop.
Discounts occur frequently
Making Commedia dell'Arte Accessible
Laughing Stock Theatre creates and performs substantive, high-quality Commedia dell’Arte that spectacularizes the mundane and delights our audiences