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Author: Catey Sullivan

Catey Sullivan has been writing about Chicago theater for over 20 years and is quite pleased to be blogging for Choose Chicago. She is the Chicago theater critic for and Pioneer Press and Chicago Magazine's contributing editor for theater. Over the decades, her reviews and features have also been published in Playbill, the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun-Times and Midwest Living magazine. She serves as a mentor with the Cindy Bandle Young Critics program at the Goodman Theatre, teaches piano at Oak Park's Steckman School of Music and has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Illinois at Chicago. When she's not working, she travels and has thus far made two trips to the Antarctic, two treks through Nepal and numerous journeys into the wilds of Transylvania, Bhutan, Croatia, Bosnia, Peru, Ecuador, Thailand and Argentina as well the not-so-wild big cities of England, Germany and Italy. When she is not working or traveling, she enjoys spending time with her pugs, Colonel Snopes, Truman Capote and Sweeney Todd.

Top 10 Theatre Week Must-Sees

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:00 AM by Catey Sullivan

Broadway in Chicago presents Cabaret

Dramas, and comedies, and tragedies. Oh my. For the super-cheap price of $15 or $30, you can nab tickets to over 120 different shows from February 11-21, when celebrates the city's stages from Skokie to South Shore. The sheer amount of shows is overwhelming. How to pick when the field is so crowded? Here are our picks for the Top Ten Theatre Week Must-Sees.

Chicago Theatre Week | The Second City

Shakespeare called it when he said all the world's a stage. The Bard's sentiment rings doubly true from February 11-21, when the fourth annual Chicago Theatre Week celebrates the art form practiced on more than 200 stages across the city. Produced by the League of Chicago Theatres in partnership with Choose Chicago, the week-long party in the theatrosphere features deeply discounted tickets to 120 different theaters plus free events including sneak previews and a staged reading.

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