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Protecting audiences and actors

We are taking the following steps to support safe attendance for artists, staff and audience during your visit.

  • Everyone (including audience members) at Theater Wit is required to be vaccincated to enter the building.
    • Each audience member must show proof of vaccination and state ID at the door for admittance.
    • Please present your vaccination card (electronic photos and copies are acceptable) and state ID when you arrive. Only fully vaccinated members of the public may be admitted. Negative PCR and rapid test results are not valid for admittance.
    • Patrons with medical or religious exemptions may be admitted but must contact the box office a minimum of 48 hours before the performance for additional review and guidance. Masks are required for medical and religious exemptions.
    • If you forget proof of vaccination, we will reschedule your tickets at no charge.
  • Free Exchanges due to illness
    • If you are feeling unwell, please do not attend :)
    • Contact our box office on the day of performance and we will reschedule your ticket at no charge.
  • Masking is required for all audience members while Cook County is in MEDIUM risk level (according to the CDC) for the safety of the performers. When the risk level is lowered, we will relax the masking policy accordingly.
  • Our upgraded HVAC systems increase the number of air exchanges to remove aerosolized droplets and provide updated filtering to meet CDC and city standards.
  • On behalf of the producers, staff and performers, we issue a heartfelt thank you to our audiences who make these generous accomodations for the health of all.

2010-11 Season

A smart, sharply observed and exceptionally enjoyable affair.. 90 minutes of humor and painful truths that really zip along in a production directed with real verbosity, pace and wit by Jeremy WechslerChicago Tribune
Funny, perceptive [and] intriguing. Chicago Sun Times
Recommended! Theater Wit’s production of this incisively witty play is not to be missed. New City
Itamar Moses is just one hell of a playwright, and this coy little game of a play benefits from his extraordinary wit. Chicago Reader
October 2010

The Four of Us

by Itamar Moses

directed by Jeremy Wechsler

starring Usman Ally and Colin Geraghty

A Chicago premiere by one of America's hottest new playwrights, The Four of Us is a comedy about friendship, male bonding through competition and the price of success. Friends since adolescence in band camp, David and Benjamin have great artistic aspirations. But when Benjamin signs a seven figure book and movie deal for his first novel their comfort zone abruptly disappears. David finds himself increasingly unable to negotiate a friendship with such dramatic inequality. What happens to our closest friends when professional jealousy cracks the bonds of years of camaraderie? This is a remarkably funny look at how men form friendships, and how the oldest and deepest relationships can be surprisingly fragile.

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February 2012

This

by Melissa James Gibson

directed by Jeremy Wechsler

Jane is a recent widow whose dating life is a shambles, and her helpful friends are only helping make things more complicated. Tom and Merrill think it's time that their windowed friend Jane comes out of her shell and starts dating but after a party game goes awry the resulting affair threatens to unravel their entire circle of friends. Join us for a powerhouse production of Gibson's latest rueful comic meditation on love, adulthood and adultery. An honest and true comedy how we all are backing into middle age today.

Highly Recommended! An unusual blend of yearning, grief, desire, satire and self-lacerating humor is one of those plays that sneaks up on you in a wholly unexpected way. Sensational!Sun Times
Recommended! Profoundly moving, both caustic and funny! The kind of smart-but-accessible date-night show that combines laughs with tearsChicago Tribune
★★★★ A to-die-for-production. A triumph!CTR