Setting the Stage: Objects of Chicago Theater

Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 – Jan 5, 2020

78 East Washington Street, Chicago, IL

Design in theatre can take many forms, including costumes, lights, sound, props, and sets, among countless other examples. Setting the Stage celebrates the myriad ways design is employed in stage productions. Using objects on loan from Chicago theatres, this exhibit emphasizes the diversity, depth, and breadth of theatres in the city and explores how words are translated by designers into a production. See the process behind the final products and learn more about design decisions in theatres.