Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


At the Black Box Theater...

May 4 - May 26, 2019

DIRECTED BY Brian Balcom


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It was 1908 when the Chicago Cubs last won the world series, a win owed to star players Tinker, Evers, and Chance. Despairing decades followed, but Nessa, a true Cubs fan, never gave up on her team. Now it's 2003, and it looks like the impossible may just become possible again. Nessa's daughter, Lauren, has traveled back to Chicago to take the ill Nessa to the (now-infamous) game six of the National League Championships – but when she arrives, Nessa is gone. Instead, Lauren finds R.J., her caretaker, and a score of lessons about love, life, and the relentless power of hope in the face of hopelessness.  

Performance Calendar

Ticket Info

ADULTS $43* / $46
SENIORS $41* / $43

*Subscriber Discount: Become a subscriber, and gain access to this special single ticket price all year long!

Special Pricing

TICKETED PREVIEW (Friday, May 3, 7:30 p.m.): $15 The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Schneider Theater tickets cost $15 and will go on sale with all single tickets on May 14. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office.

PAY WHAT YOU CAN (Monday, May 13, 7:30 p.m.):To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance (PWYC) for every Artistry production. Half of the available PWYC tickets are available for purchase in advance. Advance tickets may be purchased for $5 and up online, and $1 and up in person at our box office or by phone. The remaining half are reserved for purchase starting at 6:30 p.m., in person, on the evening of the performance. "Night-of" tickets may be purchased for $1 and up.      

GROUP RATES Groups of 20 or more receive specially priced tickets. Please contact the Box Office for more information.

EXCHANGES All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Season ticket holders may exchange tickets for another performance of the same show (subject to availability). Please call the Box Office for more information.

The videotaping or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited.

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