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TONY nominated actress Orfeh is making her way to Chicago this summer for her role in Pretty Women: The Musical at the James M. Nederlander Theatre. With previews beginning on March 13, and the run extending till April 15, the New York City native is excited to become Kit Deluca on stage.  

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 Book of Mormon

Summertime in Chicago is the best. There are miles of lakefront to explore, parks to play in, neighborhood festivals to chow down, plus entertaining live theater to enjoy. Take a break from the heat and see a Broadway In Chicago production downtown! Here's their summer lineup...

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