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ACTIVATE: Green Room

ACTIVATE the Symphony Center alley with the sensational spirit of drag. In celebration of the City of Chicago’s Year of Chicago Theatre, top drag queens and kings will perform iconic songs from beloved musicals, all in the majesty of larger-than-life pop art, inflatable sculptures, and eye-popping set designs. Play a part in the transformation with theatrical makeup and an interactive video booth, and revel in the sounds of House and techno DJs—all in the alley behind one of the Loop’s iconic theaters.

Thursday, July 18

Symphony Center Alley

RSVP for a free drink ticket.

ACTIVATE: Green Room is curated by White Mystery and A Queer Pride.


Launched in 2014 as a placemaking initiative, ACTIVATE is a series of pop-up arts programs that encourage visitors to see the Loop anew. The event transforms alleys and other urban locations into creative exhibition spaces that bring artists and the public together for an evening of exploration, interaction, and celebration of the arts. Events take place once a month from June through September and are free and open to the public.

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