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With more than 250 theatre companies, Chicago is known across the world for its large and vibrant theatre community. Add a theatre performance (or two!) to your Chicago itinerary – plus, experience many shows on a budget with half-price theater tickets from Hot Tix! From Broadway musicals to intimate dramas to sidesplitting comedies, every night you can choose from dozens of shows – including these top plays with discount tickets during the month of August.

With more than 250 theatre companies, Chicago is known across the world for its large and vibrant theatre community. Add a theatre performance (or two!) to your Chicago itinerary – plus, experience many shows on a budget with half-price theater tickets from Hot Tix! From Broadway musicals to intimate dramas to sidesplitting comedies, every night you can choose from dozens of shows – including these top plays with discount tickets during the month of July. For more recommendations, send a tweet to @ChicagoPlays with the dates of your Chicago trip and the type of show you’re looking for!

With more than 250 theatre companies, Chicago is known across the world for its large and vibrant theatre community. Add a theatre performance (or two!) to your Chicago bucket list – plus, experience many shows on a budget with half-price theater tickets from Hot Tix! From Broadway musicals to intimate dramas to sidesplitting comedies, every night you can choose from dozens of shows – including these top plays with discount tickets during the month of June. For more recommendations, send a tweet to @ChicagoPlays with the dates of your Chicago trip and the type of show you’re looking for!

You have all heard of Hamilton and Aladdin, but with more than 250 theatre companies, Chicago's arts and culture scene is vast and vibrant. And you can experience many shows on a budget with half-price Chicago theater tickets from Hot Tix! From Broadway musicals to intimate dramas to sidesplitting comedies, every night you can choose from dozens of shows — including these top plays with discount tickets during the month of May.

Goodman Theatre presents King of the Yees

With more than 250 theatre companies, Chicago's arts and culture scene is not to be missed — and you can experience it on a budget with half-price theater tickets from Hot Tix! From Broadway musicals to intimate dramas to sidesplitting comedies, every night you can choose from dozens of shows — including these top plays with discount tickets during the month of April.

The Illusionists

Hundreds of theatre productions are playing in Chicago for extended runs (hello Hamilton!) and open runs (from Blue Man Group to the many great nightly shows at The Second City), however, some only offer performances for a few days or a few weeks. Here are four highlights of what to see on stage now in Chicago before it's too late!

The Mars Assignment

A young girl struggles to speak in front of her class.

An ad exec prepares to pitch a new client.

A stand-up comedian reluctantly prepares for a tour.

Looming over each decision they make and every fear they face is a mental illness that affects them—and more than 19 million Americans, nearly 10% of the population: Depression.

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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