Crush Plays: 'Clarkston' by Samuel D. Hunter
Victory Gardens Theater Presents a Pavement Group Crush Plays Reading CLARKSTON by Samuel D. Hunter Directed by PG Artistic Associate Leah Karpel
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PG RETURNS TO WEEDS TAVERN - SUNDAY, AUGUST 24 Be there as representatives from some of Chicago's hottest storefront theatre companies battle for glory!
Proceeds from this year's Showdown will directly fund artist stipends and production costs for Pavement Group's to-be-announced 2014 production coming to Theater Wit this Nov/Dec!
Hosted by the 2013 Karaoke Champion, Carmine Grisolia of Strawdog Theatre Company, this year's competition will be judged by Jane Beachy, Matt Hawkins, & Ike Holter and will feature an act break performance by National Air Guitar Champion Romeo Dance Cheetah with special guest White Flame.
Doors open at 6pm Showdown begins at 8pm
There will be open karaoke before and after the competition, courtesy of Cowl Girl's Carlo Lorenzo Garcia
$15 admission includes food, entertainment and automatic raffle entry to win a big, fat wine & cheese basket from Cabot Creamery Cooperative and Chateau Chantal Winery.
RAFFLE UPDATE: In addition to the door prize of wine & cheese, we will be raffling off a cabin weekend in Sheboygan, WI for the weekend of your preference! Prize includes lodging, booze, & a Visa gift card to be applied to a rental car, food, or just...more booze.
Raffle tickets are 2 for $5, 5 for $10, or an arm's length for $20! If you're unable to attend, tickets may be purchased online here: http://pavementgroup.org/store/Event details
4th Annual Black & Blue Ball
Your presence is requested at Pavement Group's 4th Annual Black & Blue Ball, coming to Chicago Truborn Saturday, November 9th. Featuring Tito's Vodka, Two Brothers Brewing, and a whole mess of other food and booze, we'll keep your stomach lined and your inhibitions lowered throughout the night. Our DJ & live band will keep you moving on the dance floor with tunes designed to melt your body into a stranger's arms. Cocktail attire recommended. Bring your honey and your money. Ditch the modesty at the door.Event details
Celebrity Judges! Rivalries! Prizes! Beer Garden! Summer!
Be there at Pavement Group's 3rd Annual Karaoke Showdown as representatives from some of Chicago's hottest storefront theatre companies battle for glory.
Hosted by 2012's reigning champion, Julie Cowden of The Ruckus and judged by Mary Hollis Inboden, Geoffrey Jackson Scott, and Michael Patrick Thornton, this year's competition is sure to be our hottest yet!
Featuring: About Face Theatre Buzz 22 Dog & Pony Theatre Company The Inconvenience Mary Arrchie Natural Gas Pine Box Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Shattered Globe The Strange Tree Group Strawdog Theatre Company Theatre Seven of Chicago
Doors open at 6pm, Showdown begins at 8pm. There will be open karaoke before and after the competition, courtesy of Mary Arrchie's Carlo Lorenzo Garcia.Event details
Come Fashionable. Come Desirable. Come Corruptible.
Join us at our third annual fundraiser for drinking & dancing into the night!Event details
Karaoke Showdown 2012
Pavement Group’s 2nd Annual Karaoke Showdown is just weeks away! Ten contestants from Chicago’s best storefront theatres compete for the 2012 title and bragging rights in a musical fight to the death. Featuring contestants from New Colony, Dog & Pony, and Caffeine Theater just to name a few, company reps will overact, throw insults, and pour their hearts out in song in this cutthroat singing extravaganza. Once again, the competition will be voted on by a trio of celebrity judges led by Joe Zarrow, 2011 Karaoke Showdown Champion (representing Collaboraction).
Watch it all go down Saturday, February 18th at Elegant Mr Gallery - 1355 N Milwaukee Ave. $20 at the door covers open bar, Showdown, & open karaoke before and after the competition. Doors open at 8pm. Raffle prizes include theatre tickets to the city’s hottest theatre companies, spa packages, a WBEZ membership and more!Event details
Black & Blue Ball 2011
Please join us for our second annual Black and Blue Ball! All proceeds benefit Pavement Group's upcoming season of dynamic new work. Your ticket includes champagne (oh, yes, the champagne fountain is back!), beer, wine and glamour food.
Entertainment Provided By: Shapers DJ Set
Cocktail Attire and dancing shoes are strongly encouraged.Event details
Karaoke Showdown 2011
Chicago's hottest emerging theatre companies compete in a Karaoke Showdown for the crown. Hosted by Shane Shane and judged by three celebrity judges, this musical fight for fame is sure to be one for the history books! After the competition open karaoke commences.Event details