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MJ-The Musical
Aug25
Theatre & Performing Arts

MJ-The Musical

BROADWAY’S MOST ELECTRIFYING NEW MUSICAL! He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry is finally coming…

Friday August 25, 2023
2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
James M. Nederlander Theatre
24 W. Randolph St.
Working – A Musical
Aug25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Working – A Musical

Based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers, Working paints a vivid portrait of the workers that the world so often takes…

Friday August 25, 2023
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
3801 S. Central Ave. , Cicero, IL, 60804
The Writer
Aug25
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Writer

Join us for an onstage experience, unlike anything you have ever seen before! A playwright wants to create a new story for a new world…

Friday August 25, 2023
3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N Broadway Ave, Chicago, IL, 60640
The Infinite Wrench
Aug25
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Infinite Wrench

Don’t miss the longest running late-night show in Chicago! At The Infinite Wrench you’ll see 30 original plays in 60 minutes written and performed by…

Friday August 25, 2023
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
PUFFS, or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic
Aug25
Theatre & Performing Arts

PUFFS, or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic

Otherworld Theatre Company, the premier sci-fi and fantasy theatre company in North America, stages Matt Cox’s PUFFS, or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain…

Friday August 25, 2023
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Otherworld Theatre
3914 N. Clark St.
The Spongebob Musical
Aug25
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Spongebob Musical

When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save…

Friday August 25, 2023
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 West Division Street
Mike Masse: Epic Acoustic Classic Rock in Chicago (Oak Park)
Aug25
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Mike Masse: Epic Acoustic Classic Rock in Chicago (Oak Park)

“Toto’s favorite cover of ‘Africa'” – Yahoo! Music “Terrific!” – Dennis DeYoung (Styx) “Love this cover!” – Sarah McLachlan “Thank you very much! Beautiful. Great…

Friday August 25, 2023
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Madison Street Theater
1010 W. Madison, Oak Park, IL, 60302
as though your body were right
Aug25
Theatre & Performing Arts

as though your body were right

This work is an invitation to confront the bodiliness of being human. It is a shared experience of the vulnerability of being a body, and…

Friday August 25, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Make Do
2210 West Morse
Vaguely Familiar
Aug25
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Vaguely Familiar

From the US Improv Team comes an original sketch and improv revue at the Cornservatory! Join us for four spectacular shows chalked full of adventure,…

Friday August 25, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cornservatory
4210 N Lincoln Ave
La Femme Bohème
Aug25
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

La Femme Bohème

Two Chicago based companies Ouroboros Opera and The Valkyrie Ensemble will join forces to produce the Chicago Premiere of La Femme Bohème – the beloved…

Friday August 25, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Women and Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St.
The 39 Steps
Aug25
Theatre & Performing Arts

The 39 Steps

This fast-paced, family friendly whodunit is based on the novel by John Buchan and the Hitchcock movie by the same name but told with more…

Friday August 25, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Stahl Family Theatre
5900 W Belmont Ave
The Innocence of Seduction
Aug25
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Innocence of Seduction

The second play in Mark Pracht’s projected “Four-Color Trilogy” of plays set during the early years of the comic book industry, The Innocence of Seduction…

Friday August 25, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
City Lit Theater Company
1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Kinky Boots
Aug25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots is the big-hearted musical extravaganza that won six Tonys including Best Musical, the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre album and London’s Olivier Award for Best Musical.…

Friday August 25, 2023
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
McGrath Family Center for Performing Arts (1100 Laramie Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091)
McGrath Family Performing Arts Center | 1100 Laramie Ave
In The Back/On The Floor
Aug25
Theatre & Performing Arts

In The Back/On The Floor

IN THE BACK/ON THE FLOOR examines the issues that minimum wage workers face through the lives of several employees at a big-box retail store. Though…

Friday August 25, 2023
8:00 p.m.
Chicago Dramatists
1105 W. Chicago Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60642
Tend
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Tend

Tend is a service-based performance experience fulfilling a socially requisite and biologically exigent allogrooming need. Structured as a one hour appointment, the self-care informed dance…

Saturday August 26, 2023
12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Berger Mansion
6205 N Sheridan Rd
Kinky Boots
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots is the big-hearted musical extravaganza that won six Tonys including Best Musical, the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre album and London’s Olivier Award for Best Musical.…

Saturday August 26, 2023
2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
McGrath Family Center for Performing Arts (1100 Laramie Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091)
McGrath Family Performing Arts Center | 1100 Laramie Ave
MJ-The Musical
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

MJ-The Musical

BROADWAY’S MOST ELECTRIFYING NEW MUSICAL! He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry is finally coming…

Saturday August 26, 2023
2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
James M. Nederlander Theatre
24 W. Randolph St.
Chicago Dance’s 11th Annual Chicago Dance Month Performance
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Dance’s 11th Annual Chicago Dance Month Performance

See Chicago Dance, the dance industry’s nonprofit service organization, is proud to announce that its popular annual offering, Chicago Dance Month, returns this June. Now…

Saturday August 26, 2023
3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Navy Pier
600 East Grand Avenue
Working – A Musical
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Working – A Musical

Based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers, Working paints a vivid portrait of the workers that the world so often takes…

Saturday August 26, 2023
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
3801 S. Central Ave. , Cicero, IL, 60804
The Writer
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Writer

Join us for an onstage experience, unlike anything you have ever seen before! A playwright wants to create a new story for a new world…

Saturday August 26, 2023
3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N Broadway Ave, Chicago, IL, 60640
A Taste of Soul
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Taste of Soul

“A Taste of Soul” is an outstanding musical tribute to a genre of music that has influenced popular culture worldwide. Experience how Soul music has…

Saturday August 26, 2023
3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center
4450 N. Clark St. , Chicago, IL, 60640
Late Nite Catechism
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Late Nite Catechism

Call it Loretta Young meets Carol Burnett and Whoopi Goldberg. Late Nite Catechism is part catechism class, part stand-up routine. Written by Vicki Quade &…

Saturday August 26, 2023
5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 North Lincoln Avenue
Somos un Solo Pueblo, Mexico y Puerto Rico
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Somos un Solo Pueblo, Mexico y Puerto Rico

The Puerto Rican Arts Alliance (PRAA) in partnership with Cuerdas Clásicas, AfriCaribe, and the Chicago Philharmonic present Somos un Solo Pueblo, Mexico y Puerto Rico…

Saturday August 26, 2023
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph Street
The Infinite Wrench
Aug26
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Infinite Wrench

Don’t miss the longest running late-night show in Chicago! At The Infinite Wrench you’ll see 30 original plays in 60 minutes written and performed by…

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
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