Written and Directed by Daryl D. Brooks
Preview: October 20, 21, 26, 27
Opens: October 28
Closes: January 13
With a special salute to the undeniable Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin – you do not want to miss this celebratory tribute to some of the most powerful Women of Soul to ever grace the stage. We will honor some of our greatest voices past and present while embracing many different genres of the Soulful Sound with tributes to Mahalia Jackson, Whitney Houston, Natalie Cole, Donna Summer, Etta James, Anita Baker, Diana Ross, Janet Jackson, Mavis Staples, Janis Joplin, Jill Scott and that’s just to name a few! And of course we have to give you a little of Gladys, Dionne and Patti. This is a once in a lifetime musical masterpiece that you will want to experience over and over again!
Women Of Soul
"If you're in need of music to feed your soul, moonwalk on over to Black Ensemble Theater for Women of Soul” - Windy City Times - Highly Recommended
“their performances were fabulous and the closing tribute to Aretha Franklin brought joyful tears to my eyes." Chicago Theatre and Arts - Highly Recommended
★★★★ You will find yourself wanting even more - Around the Town Chicago - Highly Recommended
Ticket Prices *Senior are 65 and older – Groups are 10 or more people For upcoming dates and show times Click Here for Tickets
Box Office Hours Call 773-769-4451 to order tickets through our box office 10:00am – 6:00pm Monday through Friday / 11:00am - 6:00pm Saturday / 12:00pm – 4:00pm Sunday *We are open until 30 minute after the show starts on nights with evening performances.
Five Play Card The Black Ensemble Theater Five Play Subscription Card allows patrons more flexibility than season tickets and offers a substantial savings off regular season ticket prices. The Five Play Subscription Card makes a great gift for any occasion. For more details or to purchase your Five Play Subscription Card, contact the box office at 773-769-4451. Platinum Card (Good for: Friday 8:00pm, Saturday 8:00pm, Sunday 3:00pm). $292.50 – 10% SAVINGS! Gold Card (Good for: Wednesday 7:30pm, Thursday 7:30pm, Saturday 3:00pm) $247.50 – 10% SAVINGS!
Group Sales Let us plan a special evening for your group. Our lovely upstairs gallery is available for a pre-show reception. • The group discount is available for 10 or more tickets. • Half of the balance due must be paid to secure your seats. • Full payment on all orders is due no later than 2 weeks before the performance. • A group ticket order made within 2 weeks of show date must be paid in full when your order is placed. • Your group is responsible for the total number of tickets on the contract. • There are no refunds or exchanges on any tickets. For group reservations and information please call Caren Blackmore at 773-769-4451.
Will Call Will Call tickets may be picked up one hour before show time. You will need either your confirmation number, the credit card, or a photo ID to pick up tickets.
Late Seating For the consideration of the artist and our patrons, anyone arriving while a performance is in progress will be seated at the discretion of theater management.
Accessible Seating This Facility is fully accessible. Please inform ticket office at time of purchase if special seating requests are needed.
General Rules Cameras or any other recording devices are not permitted into the theater at any time. There is no eating or drinking allowed inside of the theater except in designated areas.
Cancellation Policy All ticket sales are final. There are no refunds or exchanges on any tickets.
Miscellaneous Black Ensemble Theater ticket orders are filled in order of receipt. Seats are assigned on a best-available basis. Please note that all events in the Studio Theatre are general admission. Tickets may be purchased by cash, MasterCard, VISA, AMEX, or Discover. Telephone reservations will be charged to a credit card at the time of reservation.
Valet / Parking Service Black Ensemble Theater will offer a valet service to park your car. Prices are $10.