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The Luckiest at The Raven Theatre (5/5-6/19)
The Raven Theatre


The Luckiest at Raven Theatre

May 5th - June 19th
Raven Theatre
6157 N. Clark Street
Chicago IL, 60660

When approaching their work for an ALS-related play, production team members from The Raven Theatre reached out to our Chapter. Cast and crew heard from local individuals living with ALS and Chapter team members to help share an authentic ALS story involving themes such as caregiving, grief, and end-of-life.

Raven Theatre presents the Chicago Premiere of The Luckiest by Melissa Ross, directed by Cody Estle, running May 5th - June 19th, 2022. Weekly showtimes: Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30 pm, and Sundays at 3:00 pm.

Synopsis: Lissette and Peter are best friends living their best lives. But when an out-of-nowhere diagnosis shatters Lissette’s world, Peter is left trying to pick up the pieces. Suddenly finding herself at odds with her best friend and her mom – who each come bearing strong opinions wrapped in good intentions – Lissette is forced to navigate between the two while unflinchingly forging her own path for her future.

This tender, funny, and keenly-observed play explores the uncertain and sometimes heartbreaking territory of how we choose to take ownership of our lives. Melissa Ross’ moving play, full of heartbreak and hilarity makes its Chicago Premiere.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting or by calling the box office at (773) 338-2177. Single Tickets: $30 previews, $40 regular, $15 student and military. Use promo code ALSACHI for $5 off single tickets. Group sales also available by calling the box office.

Facilities: Raven Theatre is a single-story building with a small adjoining parking lot available to patrons. Our lobby doors are equipped with an automatic door opener, and there are no stairs or ramps needed to access the lobby, restrooms, or seating. Seating is general admission, with priority access for subscribers and low-mobility patrons. To reserve seating or to learn more about Raven Theatre, please call (773) 338-2177 or email

Attendance requirements: Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 (along with a matching photo ID) and masking is required to attend this event. Attendance requirements will remain in place until otherwise stated by Raven Theatre, and may not necessarily mirror state or city requirements. After careful consideration, we believe these requirements will help us ensure the safety of our community and the longevity of our productions. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or are uncomfortable attending, please contact our box office to reschedule your tickets free of charge.

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Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6157 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60660
United States

This event does not require an RSVP.