The Theatre School at DePaul University

Founded as the Goodman Children's Theatre in 1925 and recognized as a pioneer of theatre for families, Chicago Playworks welcomes more than 30,000 students and families to our highly celebrated productions each season. Today we are dedicated to reflecting our audience's experience in an urban, contemporary, and mult-ethnic environment.  

Upcoming Production:


By Carlos Murillo

Directed by Lisa Portes

October 5- November 11, 2017

At DePaul’s historic Merle Reskin Theatre in Chicago’s South Loop

Meet young Gabi Castillo from West Town Chicago. Gabi ventures across town to attend Northside College Prep where she encounters new cultures, classmates, and opportunities. Through a class project, Gabi delves into the mystery behind her family’s migration from Mexico to the United States. Join us for this tale of courage and self-discovery told through dreams of both future and past. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10AM, Saturdays & Sundays 2 PM

Tickets $10 at