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The Musical Theater Avant-Garde: Underscore Theatre Company

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Underscore Theatre Company
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A collaborative musical theater company, Underscore is proud to offer area composers and writers the opportunity to produce and refine new work. Workshops that help foster new musicals culminate in the Underscore Element series. New works from up-and-coming playwrights are featured in Underscore Presents cabarets, and completed works are debuted at the annual Chicago Musical Theatre Festival.

Continuing to both entertain and push the envelope in musical theater, the aim of the Underscore Theatre Company is to use music to elevate drama, intensify action, and subvert expectation. The company’s best-known shows include Liberal Arts: the Musical!, Grind: The (coffee shop, comic book) Musical!, and the interactive Halloween production of The Rocky Horror Show.