Chicago Theatre Week 2017: February 9-19, 2017
Chicago Theatre Week 2017: February 9-19, 2017

Chicago Theatre Week

Chicago Theatre Week is a celebration of Chicago’s world-class theatre scene. Presented by the League of Chicago Theatres in partnership with Choose Chicago, Chicago Theatre Week is returning for its fifth year and will take place February 9-19, 2017. This February, visitors and residents will again have the opportunity to choose from more than 100 productions and sample the extraordinary range of theatrical offerings in Chicago.

February 9 – 19, 2017
$15 and $30 tickets (or less!)

At these special prices, tickets - which go on sale January 10 - will go fast. Subscribe to the Theatre Week email newsletter, or follow @ChicagoPlays on Twitter, for updates and announcements!

Remember, with over 250 professional theatre companies in Chicago and great deals at Hot Tix, there’s no need to wait until February to begin your theatre adventures! Chicago theatres are a vital part of the neighborhood landscape year-round, offering top-notch musicals, new works, classics, and more – housed in spaces ranging from renowned downtown theatres to the unique, raw, and intimate settings of Chicago’s storefront stages. Special Offer: Take Lyft to and from the theatre! If you’re new to Lyft, click here to sign up and get two free rides up to $10 each, or use the credit code HOTTIX after signing up.



16th Street TheaterLoyola University
20% Theatre Company ChicagoLyric Opera of Chicago
A Red Orchid TheatreMarriott Theatre
Accidental ShakespeareMcAninch Arts Center
The Actors GymnasiumMetropolis Performing Arts Centre
American Blues TheaterThe New Colony
American Theater CompanyNuns4Fun
Athenaeum TheatreParamount Theatre
Babes with BladesPorchlight Music Theatre
Beverly Theatre GuildPride Films and Plays
Black Ensemble TheaterPromethean Theatre Ensemble
BoHo TheatreQuest Theatre Ensemble
Broadway In ChicagoRaven Theatre
Brown Paper Box Co.Redtwist Theatre
Chicago Children's TheatreRefuge Theatre Company
Chicago Opera TheaterRembrandt Chamber Musicians
Chicago Shakespeare TheaterRivendell Theatre Ensemble
Chicago Symphony OrchestraSaint Sebastian Players
Citadel Theatre CompanySaltbox Theatre Collective
City Lit TheaterThe Second City
CollaboractionShattered Globe Theatre
Court TheatreSilk Road Rising
Emerald City TheatreStage 773
Filament TheatreSteep Theatre
First Floor TheatreSteppenwolf Theatre
Goodman TheatreTeatro Vista
Harold Washington Cultural CenterThe Theatre School at DePaul University
Harris Theater for Music and DanceTimeLine Theatre
Her Story TheaterUptown Underground
The HypocritesVictory Gardens Theater
James Lumber CenterWilliams Street Repertory
The Joffrey BalletWindy City Playhouse
Lifeline TheatreThe Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts
Lookingglass Theatre…and more!
Subject to change
Theatre Week Sponsors


How do I take part in Chicago Theatre Week?
Attend a show! CTW specially-priced tickets will go on sale at 10:00am CST Tuesday, January 10, 2017. There will be limited quantities available, so it is strongly recommended that you purchase tickets early. All participating shows and Theatre Week offer details will be listed on the Theatre Week website,, when tickets go on sale.
Which theatres are involved?
124 productions participated in Chicago Theatre Week in 2016. Participating theatres range from downtown venues to the suburbs, comedies, dramas, musicals, family theatre, and more. Chicago Theatre Week participants are members of the League of Chicago Theatres. For a list of League members, visit and choose About Us > Member List.
Do tickets need to be purchased in advance?
It is highly recommended that patrons purchase their Theatre Week tickets in advance – $15 or $30 tickets for CTW performances taking place February 9-19, 2017 will go on sale at 10:00am CST Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Tickets are first come, first served. Please be aware that some shows will sell out quickly, but with plenty of show options, it is a great opportunity to see something NEW!
I would like to visit Chicago for Chicago Theatre Week. Where should I stay?
There will be special Chicago Theatre Week hotel room rates available at the Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel and more hotels in downtown Chicago. Details will be posted on when available.

“It’s the best thing to happen in Chicago!”

“It makes me feel SO GOOD to know that I live in a city that celebrates, elevates, and participates in theatre to such an incredible degree.”

“Theatre Week has sparked my interest in theater. I want to go more often.”

“I wouldn’t have seen this play otherwise, but I’m glad I did.”

“We had a great experience from ticketing to the theater to the show.”

For Media/Press Inquiries
Cathy Taylor, Cathy Taylor Public Relations
For Theatre Week Information
Laura Nair, League of Chicago Theatres