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Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War
May12
Apr1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War

What happens when a soldier, sailor, airman, or marine is captured during war? Most people aren’t aware of the drastic differences that exist between varying…

Thursday May 12, 2022Saturday April 1, 2023
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
Wicked
Sep28
Dec4
Theatre & Performing Arts

Wicked

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young…

Wednesday September 28Sunday December 4
Fiddler on the Roof
Oct6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Fiddler on the Roof

One of the world’s leading opera directors, Barrie Kosky is celebrated from Vienna to Paris and from Bayreuth to London, where his new Ring cycle will take the stage at…

Thursday October 6
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Lyric Opera House
20 N Wacker Drive
Clyde’s
Oct6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Clyde’s

“Feisty comedy is on the menu” (Washington Post) in two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage’s latest Broadway triumph. Creating the perfect sandwich is the shared…

Thursday October 6
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Drunk Shakespeare
Oct6
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Thursday October 6
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Reflections
Oct6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Reflections

Taking a moment to reflect on something – an event, the past, your own experiences – can be a catalyst to deeper understandings, personal growth…

Thursday October 6
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Diana Krall
Oct6
Music & Comedy

Diana Krall

Canadian jazz musician Diana Krall will perform live at Chicago Theatre on Thu, Oct 6 at 7:30pm.

Thursday October 6
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Theatre
175 N. State
Muti, Pollini & Pictures from an Exhibition
Oct6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Muti, Pollini & Pictures from an Exhibition

Mussorgsky, shaken by the passing of his friend, the artist Victor Hartmann, turned his grief into music, composing his lavishly evocative 10-movement suite inspired by…

Thursday October 6
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.

220 S. Michigan Ave.
Swing State
Oct7
Nov13
Theatre & Performing Arts

Swing State

It’s hard to know who your friends are in a world that’s more divided than ever. Tony Award-winner Robert Falls and his longtime collaborator, Pulitzer…

Friday October 7Sunday November 13
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice

Immerse yourself in Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice and honor the significant contributions of Black writers to American literature and history. Explore racial…

Friday October 7
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago Cultural Center Building Tours
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Chicago Cultural Center Building Tours

Building Tours reveal the storied history of the landmark Chicago Cultural Center – offered year round on Thursdays and Fridays at 1:15pm. Tours are FREE…

Friday October 7
1:15 p.m.2:15 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Edgar Allan Poe Tours
Oct7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Edgar Allan Poe Tours

Discover the man behind the myths, from talking ravens to tell-tale hearts. In this special tour of the American Writers Museum, you’ll dive into the…

Friday October 7
3:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Various Artists independent Film Festival
Oct7
Theatre & Performing Arts

Various Artists independent Film Festival

The Various Artists Foundation 501c(3) is proud to announce the 6th ANNUAL Various Artists independent Film Festival (VAiFF) this live two-day event kicks off on…

Friday October 7
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Drunk Shakespeare
Oct7
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Friday October 7
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Fiddler on the Roof
Oct7
Theatre & Performing Arts

Fiddler on the Roof

One of the world’s leading opera directors, Barrie Kosky is celebrated from Vienna to Paris and from Bayreuth to London, where his new Ring cycle will take the stage at…

Friday October 7
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Lyric Opera House
20 N Wacker Drive
The B-52s – Farewell Tour
Oct7
Music & Comedy

The B-52s – Farewell Tour

Legends of the new wave The B-52s will embark on their Final Tour Ever of Planet Earth in 2022, which will take them across the…

Friday October 7
7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Chicago Theatre
175 N. State
Clyde’s
Oct7
Theatre & Performing Arts

Clyde’s

“Feisty comedy is on the menu” (Washington Post) in two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage’s latest Broadway triumph. Creating the perfect sandwich is the shared…

Friday October 7
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Muti, Pollini & Pictures from an Exhibition
Oct7
Theatre & Performing Arts

Muti, Pollini & Pictures from an Exhibition

Mussorgsky, shaken by the passing of his friend, the artist Victor Hartmann, turned his grief into music, composing his lavishly evocative 10-movement suite inspired by…

Friday October 7
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.

220 S. Michigan Ave.
Drunk Shakespeare
Oct7
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Friday October 7
9:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice
Oct8
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice

Immerse yourself in Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice and honor the significant contributions of Black writers to American literature and history. Explore racial…

Saturday October 8
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Clyde’s
Oct8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Clyde’s

“Feisty comedy is on the menu” (Washington Post) in two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage’s latest Broadway triumph. Creating the perfect sandwich is the shared…

Saturday October 8
2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Edgar Allan Poe Tours
Oct8
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Edgar Allan Poe Tours

Discover the man behind the myths, from talking ravens to tell-tale hearts. In this special tour of the American Writers Museum, you’ll dive into the…

Saturday October 8
3:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour
Oct8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour

Experience Jaw-Dropping Magic. Step into the grand Palmer House lobby and meet 3rd Generation Magician and Mind-Reader Dennis Watkins. Bask in the glamour of historic…

Saturday October 8
4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Drunk Shakespeare
Oct8
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Saturday October 8
5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
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