Save the date for 10 days of discounted tickets to some of Chicago’s hottest shows. Chicago Theatre Week, presented by the League of Chicago Theatres and Choose Chicago, will be back for its eighth year from Feb. 13 – 23, 2020.

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What is Chicago Theatre Week?

Chicago Theatre Week offers discounted tickets to more than 100 different productions throughout the city. Tickets are available for $15 or $30 (or less!).

The annual event celebrates the city’s vibrant theatre scene and helps make the theatrical arts more accessible for all audiences. The week allows both visitors and residents to sample the extraordinary range of theatre in Chicago, from Broadway in Chicago shows to avant-garde storefront productions.

How do I get Chicago Theatre Week tickets?

Tickets for Chicago Theatre Week 2020 go on sale at 10 a.m. CST on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Tickets are first come, first served. It’s a good idea to grab Theatre Week tickets in advance, since many shows sell out quickly. But don’t worry — there are plenty to choose from.

The full line-up of shows participating in Chicago Theatre Week will be available in January. In 2019, there were more than 100 productions, including comedies, dramas, musicals, family theatre, and more.

This year’s line-up is sure to put a spotlight on stages large and small. In previous years, venues have included Tony Award-winning stages, comedy clubs, the downtown Theater District, suburban theatres, and everywhere in between.

Be sure to subscribe to the Theatre Week email newsletter or follow @ChicagoPlays on Twitter for the latest updates and announcements.

What shows can I see?

More than 100 theatre productions are expected to participate throughout Chicago’s many neighborhoods and surrounding suburbs.

The full line-up of shows will be available on Jan. 14, but a fews productions expected to participate include:

An American in Paris at Drury Lane Theatre
Bug at Steppenwolf Theatre
Chicago Musical Theatre Festival at Underscore Theatre Company
Emma at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Freedom Ride by Chicago Opera Theater at The Studebaker Theater
How a Boy Falls at Northlight Theatre
Ivy + Bean at Emerald City Theatre at the Athenaeum Theatre
Madama Butterfly at Lyric Opera of Chicago
The Mousetrap at Court Theatre
Roe at Goodman Theatre
Sophisticated Ladies at Porchlight Music Theatre
Spoken Word at MPAACT at the Greenhouse Theater Center
Stick Fly at Writers Theatre
SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical from Broadway In Chicago at the James M. Nederlander Theatre.

What about the rest of the year?

Theatre plays an essential role in Chicago’s cultural fabric all year long. On any given night, there are at least 100 shows playing at more than 200 theatres throughout the city. From award-winning shows in historic theatres to cutting-edge works at neighborhood storefronts, there’s a seat waiting for you in Chicago.

Can’t wait till February? Check out for half-price tickets to more than 200 Chicago theatres year round.