2-for-1 Tickets to Orion’s Brahms Finale
The Orion Ensemble’s final concert program of the season, “A Brahms Finale,” welcomes guest violist Stephen Boe and guest violinist Mathias Tacke. The program features Uhl’s Kleines Konzert for viola, clarinet, and piano (1938); Prokofiev’s Overture on Hebrew Themes for clarinet, string quartet, and piano, Op. 34; and Brahms’ Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34.
Performances take place Sunday, May 5 at 7:00 pm at Chapelstreet Church, 2300 South Street in Geneva; Wednesday, May 15 at 7:30 pm at the PianoForte Studios, 1335 S. Michigan Avenue in Chicago; and Sunday, May 19 at 7:30 pm at Music Institute of Chicago’s Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue in Evanston.
WTTW members may purchase two full-price tickets for the price of one, subject to availability.
25% Off Tickets to Red Clay Dance World Premiere
Red Clay Dance Company (RCDC) continues its 10th anniversary season with the world premiere of Art of Resilience 2.0, a site-specific, mixed-media, immersive activation of the DuSable Museum Roundhouse choreographed by Founder/Artistic Director Vershawn Sanders-Ward. Using movement, text, vibrant projects, and soundscapes mixed by DJ Sadie Woods, the “Urban Griots” of Red Clay Dance guide the audience through a journey of Chicago’s Black Belt, the “Stroll,” and the Black Arts Movement while disquieting the impact of redlining, restrictive housing covenants, and state violence on black life. Viewers will experience the ancestral practice of occupying and reclaiming space as an act of resilience and an expression of humanity.
Performances take place Thursday-Saturday, May 16-18 at 7:30 pm at the DuSable Museum Roundhouse, 740 W. 56th Place in Chicago. WTTW members may obtain a code for a 25% discount for the May 16 or 17 performance, subject to availability.
2-for-1 Tickets to Nora and Delia Ephrons’ Comedy/Drama Love, Loss and What I Wore
The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) conclude their 38th season with Love, Loss and What I Wore by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, writers/directors of such films as You’ve Got Mail, Sleepless in Seattle and When Harry Met Sally. Based on the bestselling book by Ilene Beckerman, Love, Loss and What I Wore is a play of monologues and ensemble pieces that cover all the important subjects – mothers, prom dresses, mothers, buying first bras, mothers, hating purses, and why women wear only black. Though the play is often presented with cast members sitting on stools and reading the script, SSP offers a fully staged production of this bittersweet look at women, clothes, and memory.
Performances are April 26-May 19, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey Parkway in Chicago. Free parking is available in two lots. WTTW members may purchase two full-price tickets for the price of one, subject to availability.