Imagine being invited to a dinner party where everything goes wrong. That’s the general premise of
Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:00 AM by Kelsey O'Connor
Unique perspectives on the city from the people who live here.
Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:00 PM by Kelsey O'Connor
It’s the Year of Chicago Theatre, and this summer is packed with plenty of ways to join the
The area around Chicago’s historic Water Tower is best known for its luxury shopping. And it lives
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 9:00 AM by Rosalind Cummings-Yeates
Chicago boasts dozens of award-winning, major productions that have graced Broadway stages and
Save the date for a week of discounted tickets to some of Chicago’s best shows. Chicago Theatre Week, presented by the League of Chicago Theatres in partnership with Choose Chicago, will be back for its seventh year from Feb. 7 – 17, 2019.
Monday, September 18, 2017 11:00 AM by Krista Krauss Miller
Much to the delight of theater fans, Chicago Shakespeare Theater has completed construction on quite the new addition: The Yard is the newest theater at Chicago Shakespeare's expansive Navy Pier campus. Chicago Shakespeare now boasts three theater spaces; in addition to the Courtyard Theater and the theater Upstairs, The Yard is the newest venue. The ribbon cutting ceremony took place on September 12, and the first production, James Thierrée's The Toad Knew, is set to open on September 19.
Friday, February 3, 2017 12:00 AM by Krista Krauss Miller
Chicago is known for storefront theaters—it's kind of our signature. The theaters may be small, but that's part of their charm: the intimate space puts you face to face with the actors, making you feel as though you're part of the action. Plus, ticket prices are much less expensive than the big shows, and they're even cheaper with upoming Chicago Theatre Week (February 9–19) discounts. Get a taste of Chicago's signature storefront-theater style at one of the following neighborhood productions:
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 12:00 AM by Krista Krauss Miller
The holidays are so much fun in Chicago! The city feels like a winter wonderland: Trees covered in snow, sparkling lights and lots of unique stores where you can find that perfect gift. There are also a wide array of holiday plays in Chicago that are sure to get you in the spirit. If you haven't made Chicago theater a part of your holiday tradition, it's time you do! Read on to discover four Chicago holiday shows that are really worth dashing through the snow for.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:00 AM by Rosalind Cummings-Yeates
Chicago is on fire and this time it has nothing to do with a cow. No, the culprit is a rapping, hip-shaking musical that turns the history of a founding father literally on its head. Hamilton An American Musical is "the story of America then, told by America now" and everyone wants to listen. Tickets for the opening season of Hamilton in Chicago immediately sold out back in the summer but for late comers, there are still chances to score tickets.