Teatro Vista is celebrating its 27th season during 2017-2018. Throughout our history, we have presented over 60 productions, including 19 world premieres and 15 Midwest premieres. 

2017 - 2018 SEASON

  • La Havana Madrid by Sandra Delgado, Co-Production with The Goodman Theatre
  • Fade by Tanya Saracho, Co-Production with Victory Gardens, a Midwest Premiere
  • The Madres by Stephanie A. Walker, a World Premiere

2016 - 2017 SEASON

  • Parachute Men by Mando Alvarado, a World Premiere
  • The Wolf at the End of the Block by Ike Holter, Commissioned by Teatro Vista, a World Premiere
  • La Havana Madrid by Sandra Delgado, Commissioned by Teatro Vista, a World Premiere

2015 - 2016 SEASON

  • My Mañana Comes by Elizabeth Irwin, a Chicago Premiere
  • Where Did We Sit on the Bus? by Brian Quijada, a World Premiere
  • In the Time of the Butterflies by Caridad Svich based on Julia Álvarez's best-selling novel, a Chicago Premiere

2014 - 2015 SEASON

  • Tamer of Horses by William Mastrosimone
  • The Upstairs Concierge by Kristoffer Díaz, Produced by The Goodman Theatre, Co-Commissioned by Teatro Vista, a World Premiere
  • Between You, Me & The Lampshade by Raúl Castillo, a World Premiere

2013 - 2014 Season

  • White Tie Ball by Martín Zimmerman, a World Premiere.
  • A View From The Bridge by Arthur Miller

2012 - 2013 Season

  • I Put the Fear of Mexico in ’Em by Matthew Paul Olmos, a World Premiere.
  • Empanda For A Dream, written and performed by Juan Villa, co-produced with 16th Street Theatre
  • The Happiest Song Plays Last by Quiara Alegria Hudes, a World Premiere in association with The Goodman Theatre.

 2011 - 2012 Season

  • Momma’s Boyz by Candido Tirado, a Midwest Premiere
  • Fish Men by Candido Tirado, co-produced with The Goodman Theatre, a World Premiere.
  • Yo Solo Festival of Latino Solo Shows, co-produced with Collaboraction.

2010 - 2011 Season

  • Freedom, NY  by Jennifer Barclay, a World Premiere.
  • El Nogalar by Tanya Saracho a World Premiere, co-produced with The Goodman Theatre.

2009 - 2010 Season

  • 26 Miles by Quiara Alegria Hudes, a Midwest Premiere
  • Our Lady of the Underpass by Tanya Saracho.

2008 - 2009 Season

  • The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity by Kristoffer Diaz, a World Premiere, co-produced with Victory Gardens
  • El Grito del Bronx by Migdalia Cruz, co-produced with Collaboraction and The Goodman Theatre, a mid-West Premiere
  • Our Lady of the Underpass by Tanya Sarachoa World Premiere

2007 - 2008 Season

  • La Posada Magica: The Magical Journey by Octavio Solis
  • Dreamlandia by Octavio Solis,  Midwest Premiere

2006 - 2007 Season

  • La Posada Magica: The Magical Journey by Octavio Solis
  • A Park in Our House by Nilo Cruz co-produced with Victory Gardens Theatre, a mid-West Premiere
  • Massacre: Sing to Your Children by Jose Rivera co-produced with the Goodman Theater, a Midwest Premiere

2005 - 2006 Season

  • Elliot: A Soldier’s Fugue by Quiara Alegria Hudes, co-produced with Rivendell Theatre
  • Another Part of the House by Migdalia Cruz, a Midwest Premiere
  • Blind Mouth Singing by Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas, a World Premiere

2004 - 2005 Season

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner by Luis Alfaro, a Midwest premiere
  • Living Out by Lisa Loomer, a Midwest Premiere

2003 - 2004 Season

  • The Sins of Sor Juana by Karen Zacarias, co-produced with the National Museum of Mexican Art
  • Two Sisters and a Piano by Nilo Cruz, co-produced with Apple Tree Theatre, a Midwest premiere 
  • Electricidad by Luis Alfaro, in the Goodman’s Latino Theater Festival, a World Premiere

2002 - 2003 Season

  • Anna in the Tropics by Nilo Cruz at Victory Gardens Theatre
  • Sueños, Vampiros y BebésTeatro Vista ensemble generated, a World Premiere

2001 - 2002 Season

  • Black Butterfly Jaguar Girl, Piñata Woman and Other Superhero Girls Like Me by Luis Alfaro
  • Icarus by Edwin Sanchez, a Midwest premiere

1999 - 2000 Season

  • Aurora’s Motive by Jamie Pachino

1998 - 1999 Season

  • The Show Host by Rodolfo Santana
  • Aurora’s Motive by Jamie Pachino a World Premiere

1997 - 1998 Season

  • The Adventures of Don Quixotein collaboration with the Oak Park Festival Theatre
  • The Boiler Room by Reuben Gonzalez in collaboration with Steppenwolf Theater

1996 - 1997 Season

  • El Paso Blue by Octavio Solis, a mid-West premiere
  • Broken Eggs by Eduardo Machado
  • Santos and Santos by Octavio Solis

1995 - 1996 Season

  • Journey of the Sparrows, adapted from Fran Leeper Buss’ novel by Meryl Friedman.
  • Santos and Santos by Octavio Solis

1994 - 1995 Season

  • Cloud Tectonics by Jose Rivera, co-produced with the Goodman Studio Theater

1993 - 1994 Season

  • D’Ambrosio by Romulus Linney, a Midwest premiere
  • Grapes of Wrath, the Tony Award-winning adaptation of John Steinbeck’s novel

1992 - 1993 Season

  • Pain of the Macho, written/performed by Rick Najera

1991 - 1992 Season

  • The Show Host by Rodolfo Santana, English, co-produced with Victory Gardens Theater
  • La Nona by Roberto M. Cossa, a Midwest Premiere

1991 Season

  • The Crossing by Hugo Salsedo
  • Broken Eggs by Eduardo Machado