Saturday, February 23rd from 6-9pm. Casa Italia Community Center, The Ballroom. 3800 Division Street, Stone Park, IL Presented by the Italian American Theatre of Chicago and Studio Z, in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago. In this once-in-a-lifetime treat, Antonio Fava, Italy’s world-renowned maestro of Commedia dell’Arte,...

From Friday, January 18, 2019 to Sunday, January 27, 2019. Organized by IIC Chicago. Entrance: Free. From the traditional Italian Commedia dell’Arte comes the very original of the form, hand puppet trickster Pulicinella, who upon migration to England became known to English speakers as Punch. Impeccable timing and hysterical predicaments performed...

The annual Jarvis Puppet Festival returns this weekend with two shows by nationally acclaimed puppet troupes and a workshop to experience the world of a puppeteer. This is the 21st year that the Jarvis Conservatory has created a puppeteering extravaganza for the community, creating a tradition that kicks off the holidays. It begins on Friday, No...