Polarity Ensemble Theatre

Miracles in the Fall

The Dionysos Cup.
Dionysos Cup Festival of New Plays

Anna in the Afterlife.
Anna in the Afterlife

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Polarity Ensemble Theatre is a resident theater company of the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614. (Not our mailing address).

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Next Up!

Next up is Miracles in the Fall by Chuck O'Connor, directed by Richard Shavzin, September 3 – October 5, 2014 at the Greenhouse Theater Center.

Voting is now beginning for our 2014 Dionysos Cup Festival of New Plays. The scripts and playwrights selected are: OUTSIDE/INSIDE by Jenny Seidelman; Helen Young, Director; Neal Shaw, Dramaturg. OCTAGON by Kristiana Colón; Cassy Sanders, Director; Hutch Pimentel, Dramaturg. THE PEOPLE OF CHICAGO by Helen Valenta; Jen Poulin, Director; Maggie Carlin, Dramaturg. THE RUNNING MATE by Skye Robinson Hillis; Andrea Dymond, Director: Jesse Roth, Dramaturg. Sarah Grant is the Festival Producer. Richard Engling, Artistic Director. Congratulations, all!

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Special thanks to The Saints for a grant benefitting The Dionysos Cup Festival of New Plays.

Arts & Business Council of Chicago

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

General operating support is being provided by:


Capacity-building support has been provided by:

Arts & Business Council of Chicago

We announce our 2014-2015 season!

Meet the 2014 Dionysos Cup playwrights: Skye Robinson Hillis, Kristiana Rae Colón, Helen Valenta, and Jenny Seidelman.

Tickets for Miracle in the Fall are now on sale.

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We are looking for volunteers and new Board members to help take us to the next level. Interested? Email us. Or help us with a donation. Thanks!

Lindsey Pearlman won the 2013 Jeff Award for Best Actress in a Principal Role for Never the Bridesmaid, Bill Jepsen's romantic comedy that was developed in our Dionysos Cup Festival of New Plays!

Jobs at Polarity

Profiles of 2013 Dionysos Cup playwrights: Richard Engling, Steven Simoncic, Reginald Edmund, Chuck O'Connor, Darren Callahan.

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