Few onstage duos are as charismatic as Mitchell J. Fain and Meghan MurphyChicago Magazine
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! A brand new, indispensable tradition, at once hilarious, tragic, moving and profane.Chicago Theater Beat
★★★★ One of the most open and honest theatrical events I've ever attendedAround the Town
A precious, deeply human, holiday night of stories. Mitchell Fain is a force of nature and a sublime entertainer. HIGHLY RECOMMENDEDChicago Critic

created and performed by Mitchell Fain

with Meghan Murphy and Julie B. Nichols

Now through December 30

Tickets and Schedule

Fain waxes hilarious while brandishing cocktails and wry wit with the finesse of a Noel Coward characterCrain's
Fain is a true delight! A warm, humorous and uniquely delivered show that features tremendous storytelling and wonderful musicBuzz News
RECOMMENDED! Heartwarming. A deceptively profound and poetic capsule of the complicated, beautiful relationship actors have with their craft.Chicago Reader
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Both personal and universal in an exciting and relevant way, and a joy to see. It's a rare authenticity and joyful celebration of friends, festivities, and family, even when they're flawed. This is a holiday tale of the families we find and keep as our own, as much as it is of the families we come from. ChiIL Live Shows

Chicago's favorite holiday performer returns for a mainstage tour-de-force of his unique blend of storytelling, improvisation and cabaret.

It's Mitchell's very own Very Special Xmas Special(tm) as he pulls together a host of holiday stories from the audience, his own life and autobiographical war stories about how family, insurance fraud, jewelry, funerals, 252 performances, Hawaii and the holiday spirits collide. Mitchell is joined by cabaret powerhouse Meghan Murphy and madcap pianist Julie B. Nichols in a sweet, sentimental evening of hard truths that changes night to night.

Starts January 5th

The Antelope Party

by Eric John Meyer

directed by Jeremy Wechsler

It's sometime in the 2010s. The Rust Belt Ponies Meet Up Group for Adult Fans of My Little Pony has gathered in Ben's Philadelphia apartment, but two of their company have not yet arrived. A new recruit seems unusually shy and curiously paranoid about a local neighborhood watch group. What happened to their pegasister friend, Maggie? Why is brony Doug so paranoid?

Eric Meyer's amazing and timely new comedy explores the rise of a new social order and how the currents of history, normalization and fear can sweep up even the most generous bronies of Celestia... [ Read more ]


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