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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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
Indigenous Portraits Unbound: Reflections on iconic images of resilience.
Nov28
Mar30
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Indigenous Portraits Unbound: Reflections on iconic images of resilience.

Take a closer look at one of the most imposing, influential, and expensive books published in the United States before the Civil War, Thomas McKenney…

Tuesday November 28, 2023
8:00 a.m.Saturday March 30, 2024
5:00 p.m.
Newberry Library
60 W Walton Street
Dial M For Murder
Nov30
Dec31
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dial M For Murder

Tony Wendice married his wife Margot for money, neglected her, got jealous of her affair, and now he wants her dead. In his meticulous planning…

Thursday November 30, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday December 31, 2023
5:30 p.m.
Northlight Theatre
9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL 60077, Skokie, Illinois, 60077
Wrigleyville Wonderland
Dec6
Jan1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Wrigleyville Wonderland

The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the return of one of Chicago’s favorite holiday celebrations, Wrigleyville Wonderland, at select venues throughout…

Wednesday December 6, 2023Monday January 1, 2024
Lakeview East
Stomp
Dec13
Dec31
Theatre & Performing Arts

Stomp

The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything…

Wednesday December 13, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday December 31, 2023
10:00 p.m.
Broadway Playhouse
175 E. Chestnut Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60611
Sony Pictures’ Wonderverse
Dec19
Jan9
Tours & Attractions

Sony Pictures’ Wonderverse

Sony Pictures Entertainment is excited to announce that Wonderverse, the studio’s first immersive entertainment destination, is open to the public for previews from December 19th…

Tuesday December 19, 2023Tuesday January 9, 2024
Wonderverse
100 Oakbrook Center, Level 1
Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
Dec19
Dec31
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is “two sizes too small,” decides to steal Christmas away from the Holiday…

Tuesday December 19, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday December 31, 2023
3:30 p.m.
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W. Randolph St. , Chicago, IL, 60601
Shrek: The Musical
Dec21
Dec31
Theatre & Performing Arts

Shrek: The Musical

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek: The Musical brings your favorite animated characters to life, from Fiona to Donkey to the Gingerbread Cookie’s…

Thursday December 21, 2023
1:00 p.m.Sunday December 31, 2023
4:30 p.m.
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL, 60077
Disney100: The Exhibition
Dec30
Dec31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Disney100: The Exhibition

⭐ The Walt Disney Archives opens its vault of historical and special treasures, works of art, artifacts, costumes, and memorabilia with the launch of Disney100:…

Saturday December 30, 2023
9:00 a.m.Sunday December 31, 2023
7:00 p.m.
Exhibition Hub Art Center Chicago
2367 W Logan Blvd
New Year’s Eve with Teatro ZinZanni
Dec31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

New Year’s Eve with Teatro ZinZanni

Ring in the New Year with Love, Chaos, and Dinner! Teatro ZinZanni invites patrons to an unforgettable night of cirque, comedy, and cabaret located on…

Sunday December 31, 2023
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Teatro ZinZanni
32 W Randolph St. 14th Floor
Snow Globe Pop-up at the Field Museum
Dec31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Snow Globe Pop-up at the Field Museum

Celebrate the holidays with us at the Field Museum. Capture your perfect winter moment with our SUE snow globe pop-up, all while staying cozy indoors.…

Sunday December 31, 2023
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr,
Shane-Jahi Jackson: Voices Through The Orb
Dec31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Shane-Jahi Jackson: Voices Through The Orb

The Logan Center presents Voices Through the Orb featuring multistyle paintings by Shane-Jahi Jackson and curated by Juelle Daley. On view in Café Logan, 915…

Sunday December 31, 2023
8:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Logan Center for the Arts – Café Logan
915 East 60th Street
New Year’s Eve in the House of Blues Foundation Room
Dec31
Jan1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

New Year’s Eve in the House of Blues Foundation Room

Ring in New Year’s Eve at the Foundation Room at The House of Blues, the iconic venue in River North that boasts music, art and…

Sunday December 31, 2023
8:00 a.m.Monday January 1, 2024
1:00 a.m.
House of Blues | Chicago
329 N Dearborn St
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