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Commedia dell'Arte for the Modern Audience
Dottore's Lab; Or, The One Where They Plot a Heist
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 2019 @ 8pm
Dottore Graziano, a newly retired lawyer/tinker, has invented something wonderful, a panacea, a cure-all. His friend and colleague, Pantalone, owner of a small pharmaceutical company, hears rumor of this panacea and orders his employees to "retrieve" it from Dottore's laboratory. Hilarity ensues in this 90ish minute Chicago-Style Commedia dell'Arte show.
November Commedia Jam
November 10, 2019 @ 2pm
A monthly Pay-What-You-Can workshop for all experience levels to explore what commedia is and how it can inform the rest of your acting/performance. Come ready to move!
Antonio Fava presents "Nasi, Mustacchi, e Lazzi"
February 12, 2020 @ 7:30pm
Maestro Antonio Fava will be coming to Chicago! Presenting his new show, “Nasi, Mustacchi, e Lazzi” at Links Hall. We spent the summer with this incredible artist and are excited to host him in our home.
Get your tickets today!
Commedia dell'Arte Workshop with Antonio Fava
February 15-16, 2020 10am-4pm
Experience world class training in the classical Italian Commedia dell’Arte from a master actor, director, teacher, and mask-maker!
Learn from the best. Are you in education? Message us for the discount code.
Making Commedia dell'Arte Accessible
Laughing Stock Theatre spreads joy by creating Commedia dell’Arte from a modern perspective that reflects the humor in humanity.