Victory Gardens Theater

2433 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614


About us:

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Chay Yew, Victory Gardens is dedicated to artistic excellence while creating a vital, contemporary American Theater that is accessible and relevant to all people through quality productions of challenging new plays and musicals.

Victory Gardens Theater is a leader in developing and producing new theatre work and cultivating an inclusive theater community. Victory Gardens’ core strengths are nurturing and producing dynamic and inspiring new plays, reflecting the diversity of our city’s and nation’s culture through engaging diverse communities, and in partnership with Chicago Public Schools, bringing art and culture to our city’s active student population.

Mission Statement:

Victory Gardens Theater is a not for profit, Tony Award recipient, dedicated to playwrights and their works. Emphasis is placed on the development of an ethnically and culturally diverse community of artists in support of the playwright. Programs include five mainstage productions: classes in all aspects of theater: outreach and educational activities serving the Chicago public schools by providing arts integrated curriculum units and authentic arts experiences; additional second stage productions and extensive rental and mentoring to developing companies; as well as playwright development programs such as readings, workshops and commissions. Victory Gardens Theater is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in the workplace.

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