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Selling Kabul
Jan25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Selling Kabul

Taroon once served as an interpreter for the U.S. military in Afghanistan. Now that the Americans have withdrawn — along with their promises of protection…

Thursday, January 25th
7:30 p.m.Sunday, February 25th
5:30 p.m.
Northlight Theatre
9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL 60077, Skokie, Illinois, 60077
Billy Elliot
Feb7
Mar24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Billy Elliot

The music of Elton John brings to life the story of Billy Elliot, an 11-year-old English boy who stumbles upon a ballet class during his…

Wednesday, February 7th
7:00 p.m.Sunday, March 24th
8:00 p.m.
Paramount Theatre
23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, IL, 60506
Girl from the North Country
Feb13
Feb25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Girl from the North Country

Girl from the North Country reimagines 20 legendary songs of Bob Dylan as they’ve never been heard before, including “Forever Young,” “All Along The Watchtower,” “Hurricane,”…

Tuesday, February 13th
7:00 p.m.Sunday, February 25th
3:30 p.m.
CIBC Theatre
18 W. Monroe St. , Chicago, IL, 60602
CIVL Fest 2024
Feb15
Feb25
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

CIVL Fest 2024

Chicago Independent Venue League is throwing a festival that funds: Venue Staff & Artist Mental Health Programs Venue Safety Initiatives Equal Access & Equity Campaigns…

Thursday, February 15thSunday, February 25th
Multiple Locations
An Enemy of the People
Feb16
Mar10
Theatre & Performing Arts

An Enemy of the People

Henrik Ibsen’s drama concerns the actions of Doctor Thomas Stockmann, a medical officer charged with inspecting the public baths on which the prosperity of his…

Friday, February 16th
7:30 p.m.Sunday, March 10th
5:00 p.m.
Saint Bonaventure Church
1625 W. Diversey, Chicago, IL, 60614
Topdog/Underdog
Feb19
Mar31
Theatre & Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog

TOPDOG / UNDERDOG by Suzan-Lori Parks Directed by Aaron Reese Boseman A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity and the way we…

Monday, February 19thSunday, March 31st
Windy City Playhouse
3014 W. Irving Park Rd.
French magician Alexandra Duvivier performs at Rhapsody Theater
Feb22
Mar9
Theatre & Performing Arts

French magician Alexandra Duvivier performs at Rhapsody Theater

Considered one of the world’s greatest “Magiciennes,” award-winning Paris-based magician Alexandra Duvivier will proudly debut her stunning new full-length production, Extraordinaire! at The Rhapsody Theater…

Thursday, February 22nd
7:30 p.m.Saturday, March 9th
7:30 p.m.
The Rhapsody Theater
1328 W Morse Ave
Topdog/Underdog
Feb23
Apr4
Theatre & Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog

TOPDOG / UNDERDOG by Suzan-Lori Parks Directed by Aaron Reese Boseman A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity and the way we…

Friday, February 23rdThursday, April 4th
Windy City Playhouse
3014 W. Irving Park Rd.
Harvey
Feb23
Mar9
Theatre & Performing Arts

Harvey

Harvey, a Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase, is the story of a perfect gentleman, Elwood P. Dowd, and his best friend, Harvey — a…

Friday, February 23rd
7:30 p.m.Saturday, March 9th
10:30 p.m.
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
3801 S. Central Ave. , Cicero, IL, 60804
Topdog/Underdog
Feb24
Apr5
Theatre & Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog

TOPDOG / UNDERDOG by Suzan-Lori Parks Directed by Aaron Reese Boseman A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity and the way we…

Saturday, February 24thFriday, April 5th
Windy City Playhouse
3014 W. Irving Park Rd.
Winter Open Dancesport Competition
Feb24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Winter Open Dancesport Competition

Winter Open Dancesport Competition, a thrilling celebration of grace, rhythm, and artistic expression set against the backdrop of Chicago’s vibrant energy. Dancers from across the…

Saturday, February 24th
8:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
LOEWS CHICAGO O’HARE
5300 N RIVER RD
Beauty and the Beast
Feb24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Beauty and the Beast

Chicago Kids Company – Theater for Children (CKC) presents Beauty and the Beast.  Don’t miss Chicago Kids Company’s newest show! Full of comedy, romance, and…

Saturday, February 24th
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Beverly Arts Center
2407 W. 111th Street
Teatro Zinzanni
Feb24
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro Zinzanni

Tickets are on sale Now at https://zinzanni.com/chicago/ for Love, Chaos, & Dinner ! Teatro Zinzanni returns to the vibrant Chicago Loop inside the velvet walls…

Saturday, February 24th
12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
The Diary of Anne Frank (One-Act)
Feb24
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Diary of Anne Frank (One-Act)

THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK (One-Act)  February 17 – March 25 @ The Greenhouse Theater Center The Chicago premiere of a vital new one-act TYA version…

Saturday, February 24th
1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60614
ANAGNORISIS
Feb24
Theatre & Performing Arts

ANAGNORISIS

Dramatically bringing art to life, this project employs sophisticated tableaux vivants of Greek artwork to propel actors into scenes and monologues from Ancient Greek theatre.…

Saturday, February 24th
2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Underground Laboratory
1020 W Sheridan Rd
Crain-Maling Foundation CSO Young Artists Competition Finals
Feb24
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Crain-Maling Foundation CSO Young Artists Competition Finals

The Crain-Maling Foundation CSO Young Artists Competition is a prestigious concerto competition for Illinois’ top young soloists. This year’s competition was open to woodwinds, brass,…

Saturday, February 24th
2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Anything Goes
Feb24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Anything Goes

CHICAGO – Porchlight Music Theatre’s 90th Anniversary production of Cole Porter’s crown jewel musical comedy, Anything Goes, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, original…

Saturday, February 24th
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.
Golden Girls – The Laughs Continue
Feb24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Golden Girls – The Laughs Continue

Picture it. United States, 2024. GOLDEN GIRLS: THE LAUGHS CONTINUE is a parody that brings Miami’s sassiest seniors to stages around the country for one more hurrah.…

Saturday, February 24th
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place
175 E. Chestnut St
The Matchbox Magic Flute
Feb24
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Matchbox Magic Flute

In her acclaimed signature style, Mary Zimmerman conceives a brand new theatrical adaptation of Mozart’s beloved opera. Playful and imaginative, it’s big music in a…

Saturday, February 24th
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Topdog/Underdog
Feb24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog

A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity and the way we are defined by history. Lincoln and Booth are two brothers whose…

Saturday, February 24th
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Windy City Playhouse
3014 W. Irving Park Rd.
a home what howls (or the house what was ravine)
Feb24
Theatre & Performing Arts

a home what howls (or the house what was ravine)

A coyote howling. A home in disarray. A young woman alone. In Matthew Paul Olmos’ world premiere, Soledad Vargas is in the city, fighting for…

Saturday, February 24th
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
1650 N. Halsted St. , Chicago, IL, 60614
Just For Us
Feb24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Just For Us

Expertly crafted by one of comedy’s most distinctive voices, this singular theatrical experience is an exploration of identity and our collective capacity for empathy—and it’s…

Saturday, February 24th
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Working – A Musical
Feb24
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, February 24th
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
3801 S. Central Ave. , Cicero, IL, 60804
The Diary of Anne Frank (One-Act)
Feb24
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Diary of Anne Frank (One-Act)

THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK (One-Act)  February 17 – March 25 @ The Greenhouse Theater Center The Chicago premiere of a vital new one-act TYA version…

Saturday, February 24th
4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60614
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