Independent Bookstore Day

The Understudy Coffee and Books 5531 N Clark St, Chicago, IL, United States

​Yet again, Chicagoland proves itself to be the dream destination for book lovers and readers of all ages! More than 40 independent bookstores in the greater Chicago area—from Lake Forest […]

Play Reading Club: RED REX

The Understudy Coffee and Books 5531 N Clark St, Chicago, IL, United States

After a holiday hiatus, Play Reading Club is BACK! No need to RSVP, just show up ready to discuss the play! Our book club begins at 7 PM on the […]

American Theatre Presents: Grown in Chicago

The Understudy Coffee and Books 5531 N Clark St, Chicago, IL, United States

This panel will feature local Chicago theatre leaders as they chat about adapting and planning for longevity, establishing a distinct company identity, staying true to your mission, and serving your […]

ISLAND OF LOVE by Felicia Oduh

The Understudy Coffee and Books 5531 N Clark St, Chicago, IL, United States

A batch of romantic hopefuls compete for a chance to win love and a large cash prize on the UK’s hottest summer reality dating series. Though everyone has come on […]

$10.00

I Can’t, I Have Trivia

The Understudy Coffee and Books 5531 N Clark St, Chicago, IL, United States

Theatre nerds, your time has come! Join us for another round of trivia at 7:30 on May 22nd. We recommend playing with a team of four. Hosted by our friend […]

THE DRAG by Mae West presented by Gerber Hart Library

The Understudy Coffee and Books 5531 N Clark St, Chicago, IL, United States

Join us for a community reading of “The Drag” presented by the Gerber/Hart Library and Archives. Written by the iconic Mae West, this 1927 drama about a closeted socialite and […]

Free