World Premiere musical about the building of the 1893 World's Fair Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park and on the Midway.

A rollicking, informative grown-up musical about the challenges facing architect Daniel Burnham and others as they struggle to plan and build a great world's fair in just two years. Book and lyrics by U of C alumna June Finfer, music and lyrics by Chicagoan Elizabeth Doyle.

Love and Death.
Dreams and Nightmares.
Ambition and Fate.
Riches and Poverty.
Ego and Genius.
Men and Women.
Immigrants and American Born.
Black and White.

Chicago in the Gilded Age of 1890 will remind you of today.

Don’t miss your chance to hear songs like
“Buildings that Dance” and “Never Marry an Architect.”

Endorsed event of the Illinois Bi-Centennial.

Performances Thursdays - Saturdays 7:30 PM
Sundays 3:00 PM
June 2 - July. 1

Parking Information

Limited parking available across the street. Valet parking when available. Street parking also available.

Transit Information

Red line Elevated train to Belmont Avenue, walk 5 minutes west to theater.

Event Contact

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June Finfer