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Hamilton
Sep13
Dec30
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hamilton

Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary…

Wednesday September 13, 2023
7:30 p.m.Saturday December 30, 2023
2:00 p.m.
James M. Nederlander Theatre
24 W. Randolph St.
Port of Entry
Oct6
Dec16
Theatre & Performing Arts

Port of Entry

Created by Albany Park Theater Project & Third Rail Projects Port of Entry invites you to step inside the real-life stories of immigrants and refugees from…

Friday October 6, 2023
8:00 p.m.Saturday December 16, 2023
10:00 p.m.
APTP On Montrose
3547 West Montrose, Chicago, IL, 60625
PEEP SHOW
Oct7
Dec16
Theatre & Performing Arts

PEEP SHOW

BimBamBoom & Storyville Chicago presents… PEEP SHOW This wild sexy burlesque show features two acts of sexy burlesque performances by the striptease artists of BimBamBoom!…

Saturday October 7, 2023
10:00 p.m.Saturday December 16, 2023
11:30 p.m.
Storyville Chicago
712 N. Clark St
Young Frankenstein
Oct13
Dec31
Theatre & Performing Arts

Young Frankenstein

From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation, The Producers, comes this monster new musical comedy. The comedy genius, Mel Brooks, adapts his legendarily funny film…

Friday October 13, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday December 31, 2023
5:30 p.m.
Mercury Theater
3745 N. Southport, Chicago, IL, 60613
The Rendez-Vous Pop-Up
Oct20
Dec23
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

The Rendez-Vous Pop-Up

France is coming to Chicago’s famous Magnificent Mile! The final iteration of World Business Chicago’s Pop-Up Program – The Rendez-Vous – is now officially open.…

Friday October 20, 2023
8:30 a.m.Saturday December 23, 2023
6:00 p.m.
875 North Michigan Avenue
875 North Michigan Avenue
Assassins
Oct27
Dec17
Theatre & Performing Arts

Assassins

Previews: October 27-November 5, 2023 Fridays-Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sunday at 6:00pm Run: November 9-December 17, 2023 Thursday-Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 6:00pm *Please note no…

Friday October 27, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday December 17, 2023
9:00 p.m.
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
721 Howard St., Evanston, IL, 60202
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Nov1
Dec31
Theatre & Performing Arts

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Celebrating the soundtrack of a generation! Beautiful is the inspiring true story of Carole King’s remarkable journey from teenage songwriter to the Rock & Roll…

Wednesday November 1, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday December 31, 2023
10:30 p.m.
Marriott Theatre
10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL, 60069
The Lifespan of a Fact
Nov1
Dec23
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Lifespan of a Fact

Jim Fingal is an eager young intern at a high-profile magazine hoping to impress his demanding editor-in-chief. When assigned the job of fact-checking a legendary…

Wednesday November 1, 2023
8:00 p.m.Saturday December 23, 2023
11:00 p.m.
TimeLine Theatre Company
615 W. Wellington Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60657
Holidays in the Loop
Nov2
Jan7
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Holidays in the Loop

Experience the Loop, where Chicago’s holiday traditions are made. Witness the transformation of the city’s official downtown into a winter wonderland. #HOLIDAYSINTHELOOP – WIN A…

Thursday November 2, 2023Sunday January 7, 2024
Various locations
Jyl Bonaguro: Tabula Rasa Inflight
Nov4
Dec17
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Jyl Bonaguro: Tabula Rasa Inflight

The Evanston Art Center (EAC) is excited to welcome the public to our upcoming exhibition, Jyl Bonaguro: Tabula Rasa Inflight. The exhibition will be on…

Saturday November 4, 2023
9:00 a.m.Sunday December 17, 2023
4:00 p.m.
Evanston Art Center
1717 Central Street
Seung Jae Kim: Misread Affinity
Nov4
Dec17
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Seung Jae Kim: Misread Affinity

The Evanston Art Center (EAC) is excited to welcome the public to Seung Jae Kim: Misread Affinity   Seung Jae Kim was born in South…

Saturday November 4, 2023
9:00 a.m.Sunday December 17, 2023
4:00 p.m.
Evanston Art Center
1717 Central Street
The Beatrix Potter Holiday Tea Party
Nov4
Dec31
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Beatrix Potter Holiday Tea Party

Four adorable Beatrix Potter favorites come to life in this mesmerizing, interactive trunk and puppet show, complete with original music. Storytellers weave Potter’s classic narration…

Saturday November 4, 2023
9:30 p.m.Sunday December 31, 2023
12:30 p.m.
Chicago Children’s Theatre
100 S. Racine St, Chicago, IL, 60607
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella
Nov8
Jan7
Theatre & Performing Arts

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Once upon a time in a faraway land, a young woman wished for a life as beautiful as a fairytale. Experience the classic Rodgers +…

Wednesday November 8, 2023
1:30 p.m.Sunday January 7, 2024
8:30 p.m.
Drury Lane Theatre
100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, 60181
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Nov8
Jan14
Theatre & Performing Arts

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

This fantastical musical follows young Charlie Bucket and his Grandpa Joe as they join four other Golden Ticket winners to tour the magical and mysterious…

Wednesday November 8, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday January 14, 2024
8:00 p.m.
Paramount Theatre
23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, IL, 60506
Wise Guys: The First Christmas Story
Nov9
Dec16
Theatre & Performing Arts

Wise Guys: The First Christmas Story

The year is 0. A brand new star appears in the sky. Three religious scholars thrust together by fate must embark on a race against…

Thursday November 9, 2023
8:00 p.m.Saturday December 16, 2023
10:00 p.m.
The Factory Theater
1623 W. Howard St. , Chicago, IL, 60626
Candace Hunter: The Alien‐Nations and Sovereign States of Octavia E Butler
Nov11
Mar3
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Candace Hunter: The Alien‐Nations and Sovereign States of Octavia E Butler

In The Alien‐Nations and Sovereign States of Octavia E Butler, Candace Hunter presents new works created with synthetic plants, remnants of a sustainable food experiment,…

Saturday November 11, 2023
10:00 a.m.Sunday March 3, 2024
4:00 p.m.
Hyde Park Art Center
5020 S. Cornell Ave
The Other Cinderella
Nov11
Dec31
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Other Cinderella

It’s the 47th Anniversary of Jackie Taylor’s holiday classic hit The Other Cinderella. It’s been almost five decades and Cinderella is proving to be ageless.…

Saturday November 11, 2023
8:00 p.m.Sunday December 31, 2023
2:30 p.m.
Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center
4450 N. Clark St. , Chicago, IL, 60640
She Loves Me
Nov15
Dec17
Theatre & Performing Arts

She Loves Me

Set in a 1930s European perfumery, we meet shop clerks, Amalia and Georg, who, more often than not, don’t see eye to eye. After both…

Wednesday November 15, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday December 17, 2023
5:30 p.m.
Citadel Theatre
300 S Waukegan Rd, Lake Forest, IL, 60045
Heather Guidero: Conversation Pieces
Nov16
Jan14
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Heather Guidero: Conversation Pieces

The exhibition runs from November 16th, 2023 until January 14th, 2024 with a reception on December 9th, 2023 from 2pm to 5pm. A longtime Pistachios…

Thursday November 16, 2023
10:30 a.m.Sunday January 14, 2024
5:00 p.m.
Pistachios Jewelry
716 N Wabash Ave.
Sleeping with Beauty
Nov16
Dec17
Theatre & Performing Arts

Sleeping with Beauty

In this adult pantomime by Tom Whalley, author of last season’s Jack off the Beanstalk, Princess A’whora has finally come of age, though a terrible…

Thursday November 16, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday December 17, 2023
5:00 p.m.
Pride Arts Center
4139 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL, 60613
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
Nov16
Dec17
Theatre & Performing Arts

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

Playhouse Theatre | $44 Adult | $42 SeniorA charming holiday sequel to Pride and Prejudice! by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon Directed by Amelia Barrett It’s…

Thursday November 16, 2023
8:00 p.m.Sunday December 17, 2023
5:00 p.m.
McAninch Arts Center
425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137
The Snow Queen
Nov17
Dec31
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Snow Queen

Be spirited away by this new musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s fantastical coming-of-age adventure that inspired the hit Disney movie Frozen. Join Gerda on…

Friday November 17, 2023
10:00 a.m.Sunday December 31, 2023
11:00 a.m.
Marriott Theatre
10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL, 60069
Gingerbread Express Elevator
Nov18
Dec31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Tours & Attractions

Gingerbread Express Elevator

Starting Saturday, November 18th, 2023 join us for the most joyful ride of the season! Stop by the hotel’s lobby and visit our famed Gingerbread…

Saturday November 18, 2023Sunday December 31, 2023
Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago
401 N Wabash Ave
A Christmas Carol
Nov18
Dec31
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Christmas Carol

“It is a gift from the Goodman to us. Experience it for yourself. You will not be disappointed” – Broadway World Experience the “perfect Chicago holiday…

Saturday November 18, 2023
2:00 p.m.Sunday December 31, 2023
4:30 p.m.
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
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