2019 Year of Chicago

Theatre

Art on theMART is proud to be part of the 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre, presented by the City of Chicago and the League of Chicago Theaters. The upcoming spring program will feature a commission in alignment with the Year of Chicago theater with a work by renowned lighting designer John Boesche debuting on March 13th. The second commission in alignment with the Year of Chicago Theatre is a result of a collaboration between scenic designer John Musial and Lucky Plush Artistic Director Julia Rhoads coming soon.

What People think about us?

“Art on theMART brings Chicago’s legacy of public art and iconic architecture together and helps reshape the way people interact with the Chicago River,” said Mayor Emanuel. “It is a fitting tribute to align the 2019 programming with the Year of Chicago Theatre; bringing new energy to the Riverwalk and honoring the cultural and artistic diversity that theater adds to our city.”

Abhinav Thomas,
CEO, Cultural Fest

“Our hope in aligning with the City of Chicago’s Year of Chicago Theatre is to present a program that showcases Chicago’s multi-faceted and multi-disciplinary theater community,” said Art on theMART Executive Director Cynthia Noble. “Each selected artist contributes in a unique way to Chicago theater and will lend their perspectives to Art on theMART’s monumental platform, transforming this iconic work of public art.”

Abhinav Thomas,
CEO, Cultural Fest
Presenting Artists

Julia Rhoads

currently playing

John Boesche

Currently playing

Petra Cortright

currently playing

Art on theMART is proud to align with the 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre, presented by the City of Chicago and the League of Chicago Theaters. Click HERE to learn more information about the 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre.