What's New at Promethean

Chicago Votes: making democracy fun

Here at Promethean we select a service organization to support and promote with each production, bridging ideas within the play to real-world efforts to address challenges within our communities. During Richard III we are honored to support Chicago Votes – and we...

Slava Ukraini

“Have you ever wondered what you’d take with you if you thought you might never come home again?” Promethean has been following the journey of Natal’ya Vorozhbit as best we can. We continue to wish her and the people of Ukraine the very best. Click here for some more...

In Solidarity with Ukraine

Eric Kohn reported in IndieWire that, as of February 25, 2022, playwright Natal’ya Vorozhbit was in a makeshift bomb shelter on the outskirts of Kyiv. Using the direct language we admired in her play, Take the Rubbish Out, Sasha, she asks for support: You can go to...

We’re out and about!

Check out some of your favorite ensemble members' work and join us in supporting the Chicago theatre community at large. You're going out to the theatre again, right?  Well if so, please come up to us after the performance and say hello. We've missed you. Lifeboat...

Martinis with PTE

Live and In-Person! Mark your calendars to hang with your Promethean pals at Marty’s Martini Bar on Sunday, March 13, from 2-5 PM. The afternoon’s sales will benefit the artists who create our work, subsidize discounted tickets for students and seniors, as well as...

An announcement and an appeal

As many of you know, Promethean postponed our productions of Trina Kakacek’s A Town Called Progress and William Shakespeare’s Richard III, originally slated to run in 2020. You’ll be pleased to know that both projects are currently in development and expected to...

Looking forward to live theatre!

Who’d’ve thought we’d all undergo so many changes in such a short period of time? Long overdue racial reckoning, viral variants, introspection and personal growth have been the touchstones of the last twenty months. (Can it really have been that long since we did live...

Sketchtopia2021

SKETCHTOPIA 2021  |  ARTIST DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP Open to everyone, with or without a disability We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve partnered with our friends at Shattered Globe Theatre to co-produce this year’s virtual Sketchtopia, a reading of short plays and...

A Trivia Party! A Birthday Party!

What. A. Year. As we bid a fond Good Riddance to 2020, we thought it would be a good time to engage in some old-fashioned, friendly competition with a Virtual Trivia Night! Your favorite fire bringers (and a few special guests!) invite you to join us for an evening of...