Chicago Theatre Week 2017

With over 120 participating productions, Chicago Theatre Week (February 9–19) has a wide array of offerings, from opera to stand-up comedy to magic, and everything in between. Now in its 5th year, CTW celebrates Chicago's vibrant performing arts scene with discounted tickets — including to shows outside of the traditional theatre realm — priced at $30, $15 or less.

We've picked our favorites from a variety of genres, in addition to these hot sellers. Be sure to check the official schedule and grab tickets before they're gone!

 

 

DANCE

game changers

Game Changers | Joffrey Ballet  

Also recommended:
Dances from the Heart | Atheneum Theatre
Ballet de Lorraine Works by Merce Cunningham & others | Presented by the Dance Center of Columbia College at the Museum of Contemporary Art
 
 
 
 

OPERA

Norma | Lyric Opera of Chicago

Also recommended:
Carmen | Lyric Opera of Chicago
The Invention of Morel | Chicago Opera Theatre
 
 
 

PERFORMANCE ART

Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group | Briar Street Theatre

 

 

MUSIC

Symphony Center Presents: Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano | Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Also recommended:
Vivaldi, Corelli & Vivica Genaux
| Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Muti, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 & Bronfman
| Chicago Symphony OrchestrA
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center - Mendelssohn on Fire | Harris TheatrE for Music and Dance Romantic Duos | Rembrandt Chamber Players

 
 
 

BURLESQUE

Kiss Kiss Cabaret

Kiss Kiss Cabaret | Uptown Underground

 
 

MAGIC

The Magic Parlour

The Magic Parlour | Presented by the House Theatre at the Palmer House Hilton

Also recommended: Chicago Magic Lounge | Uptown Underground

 
 
 
 

STAND UP COMEDY

PH Stand Up Showcase | PH Comedy Theatre 

 

 

INTERACTIVE COMEDY

Tony 'n Tina's Wedding

Tony 'n Tina's Wedding | Chicago Theatre Works

Also recommended: Bible Bingo | Royal George Theatre
 
 
Visit chicagotheatreweek.com for a full list of show offerings, discount dates and ticket instructions. Follow @chicagoplays on Twitter and Instagram for more details. #CTW17