After a 13-year partnership, The Viola Project and City Lit Theater have officially merged as of Fall 2019.

Rooted in our shared commitment to using language to bring about social change, the Viola Project has always had a steadfast partner and friend in City Lit Theater.

In this merger, City Lit obtains a well-respected educational program with deep relationships throughout Chicagoland, while TVP receives administrative support that will allow us to devote more resources to our programs in Chicago and beyond. 

City Lit Theater is dedicated to the vitality and accessibility of the literary imagination. City Lit will be producing concert readings and full-stage productions of adaptations of literary material, scripted plays by language-oriented playwrights, and original material developed especially for City Lit.