THEATER & PERFORMING ARTS

Get ready to journey through fairytale wonderlands, discover dazzling sights and sounds, soak up thought-provoking story lines, and even laugh ‘til it hurts. On any given day — or night — in Chicago's 200+ theaters, you can find everything from Broadway world premieres to edgy original plays.

Beyond theater we have renowned dance companies whose skill and creativity will leave you breathless. Our symphony is a musical force of over 100 musicians, and our opera will make you want to take up singing lessons. Even our "blue men" have style that's uniquely Chicago.

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JOFFREY BALLET

A major international dance company, Chicago’s Joffrey is “America’s Ballet Company of Firsts.”

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HARRIS THEATER AT MILLENNIUM PARK

Home to over 40 diverse resident music and dance companies, and a showcase for national and international acts.

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BLUE MAN GROUP

The wildly-popular performance artists make a splash with Chicago audiences year after year.

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