Mar 28th 2018

Join us for the world premiere of Exquisite Corpse by Cassidy Slaughter-Mason and Abby Pierce and Velvet by Allie Dunn, Leo Gilbert, Dru Greenwood, Tyla Landry, Sydney Levison, Clifton Lyons, and Becky Schultz. As always, attendance is free with RSVP.

The Exquisite Corpse:
Welcome to the “The Exquisite Corpse,” a DIY artists collective in Chicago comprised of five wildly different personalities; from their disciplines to their appetites, their personal histories to their dishwashing habits. It’s a colorful and eccentric shared space, where the drive for generating radical and loving work is only mitigated by the fact that humans live there, with all the realities that come with that like: hygiene, personal space, and oh yeah, rent.

When Demetra, a competitive professional, is forced to reevaluate her social life, she strikes up a friendship with Cymone, her seemingly much cooler coworker. As their worlds collide to form a brand new #squad, these five young Chicagoans begin to reevaluate their own identities as well as their relationships to each other. By weaving together public and private experiences, VELVET comedically explores the joys, vulnerabilities, and everything in-betweens of making new friends in your mid-twenties.



All onstage discussion along with the episodes themselves will be translated live in American Sign Language.


* All elevators in the building are accessible.
* An elevator is located in the Randolph Street Lobby which connects to the underground Pedway.
* An elevator located outside the building on the southwest corner of Michigan Avenue and Randolph Street connects to the underground Pedway providing access to the Chicago Cultural Center, the Metra Train Station and the Grant Park Underground Garage.


All attendees are allowed to use restrooms that correspond to their gender identity. We are working with the city to post gender neutral bathroom signs. All restrooms are wheelchair accessible. Restrooms are located on the first and second floors.


Wheelchairs for use in the Chicago Cultural Center are available upon request on a first come, first served basis. Upon arrival, please ask the security officer on duty in the lobby for assistance.


ALDs for the hearing-impaired are available for all public concerts and lectures. Please request as far in advance as possible by contact Aymar Jean Christian, with the subject “ALD Request.”


Wheelchair-height water fountains are located on the first, second and fourth floors near the restrooms.


The phone at the reception desk of the Chicago Cultural Center is equipped to receive TTY calls. The TTY phone number is 312.744.2947.


An accessibility lift and assisted seating are available in the Claudia Cassidy Theater.

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