Welcome to PAAT

Polish American Actors Theater (PAAT) is a professional live theater based in Chicago. It was founded by Mariusz Krzysztof Kotowski in January 2019. The theater’s mission is to promote Polish culture in the U.S. through theatrical and musical performances.

Polish American Actors Theater brings together an international cast of artists performing in Polish and in English. Through its diverse and carefully curated selection of classic, contemporary, and musical plays, PAAT aims to introduce the audience to the works of Polish and American playwrights that ignite imagination and inspire an experience of a deeper connection with art.

Now Playing

“Gry Miłosne”

by Mariusz Krzysztof Kotowski

Directed by Mariusz Krzysztof Kotowski

The play Gry miłosne [Love Games], written and directed by Mariusz Krzysztof Kotowski, was inspired by Gabriela Zapolska's "Skiz".

A vacation retreat for two married couples may lead to a lot of surprises. The plot revolves around a curious dance of two such couples, in which the two ladies – hungry for social advancement – have taken the lead.