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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
Fiddler on the Roof
May17
May22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Fiddler on the Roof

Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I and 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic…

Tuesday May 17Sunday May 22
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W. Randolph St.
To Kill A Mockingbird
May17
May29
Theatre & Performing Arts

To Kill A Mockingbird

All rise for Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork. The New York Times Critic’s Pick TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD…

Tuesday May 17Sunday May 29
SIX
May20
Theatre & Performing Arts

SIX

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. After taking Broadway by storm, SIX makes a triumphant return to Chicago this spring. From Tudor Queens to Pop…

Friday May 20
CIBC Theatre
18 West Monroe Street
An Evening with the South Chicago Dance Theatre: Celebrating Five Years
May20
Theatre & Performing Arts

An Evening with the South Chicago Dance Theatre: Celebrating Five Years

South Chicago Dance Theatre, a multicultural organization that fuses classical and contemporary dance styles while preserving historic dance work, is thrilled to announce An Evening with…

Friday May 20
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
An Evening With the South Chicago Dance Theatre: Celebrating Five Years
May20
Theatre & Performing Arts

An Evening With the South Chicago Dance Theatre: Celebrating Five Years

South Chicago Dance Theatre celebrates its 5th anniversary season with 5 new commissions by several accomplished choreographers to create new works for the company’s Harris…

Friday May 20
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg
May20
Theatre & Performing Arts

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg

Russia’s most inventive ballet company — and an Auditorium Theatre Visiting Resident Company — returns to Chicago with company founder Boris Eifman’s reimagined Russian Hamlet.…

Friday May 20
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Auditorium Theatre
50 E Ida B Wells Dr
SIX
May21
Theatre & Performing Arts

SIX

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. After taking Broadway by storm, SIX makes a triumphant return to Chicago this spring. From Tudor Queens to Pop…

Saturday May 21
CIBC Theatre
18 West Monroe Street
An Instrument in the Shape of a Woman
May21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

An Instrument in the Shape of a Woman

With brilliant color and provocative forms, the artists in this exhibition suggest an alternate universe, at once familiar and surreal, seen through the prism of…

Saturday May 21
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott
May21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott is the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Robert Colescott…

Saturday May 21
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Jin Lee: Views & Scenes
May21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Jin Lee: Views & Scenes

This one-person exhibition by highly respected Chicago photographer Jin Lee features a series of photographs that closely examine landscapes and built environments around Chicago. The…

Saturday May 21
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable
May21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable honors the incredible writing and enduring impact of one of America’s most celebrated writers. Featuring personal artifacts from Bradbury’s life like his…

Saturday May 21
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago Cultural Center Learning Lab: Meet an Artist
May21
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Chicago Cultural Center Learning Lab: Meet an Artist

Learning Lab is an interactive studio that offers sights, sounds, and experiences for visitors of all ages and a wide range of abilities. Reinvigorated by…

Saturday May 21
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg
May21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg

Russia’s most inventive ballet company — and an Auditorium Theatre Visiting Resident Company — returns to Chicago with company founder Boris Eifman’s reimagined Russian Hamlet.…

Saturday May 21
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Auditorium Theatre
50 E Ida B Wells Dr
SIX
May22
Theatre & Performing Arts

SIX

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. After taking Broadway by storm, SIX makes a triumphant return to Chicago this spring. From Tudor Queens to Pop…

Sunday May 22
CIBC Theatre
18 West Monroe Street
An Instrument in the Shape of a Woman
May22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

An Instrument in the Shape of a Woman

With brilliant color and provocative forms, the artists in this exhibition suggest an alternate universe, at once familiar and surreal, seen through the prism of…

Sunday May 22
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott
May22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott is the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Robert Colescott…

Sunday May 22
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Jin Lee: Views & Scenes
May22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Jin Lee: Views & Scenes

This one-person exhibition by highly respected Chicago photographer Jin Lee features a series of photographs that closely examine landscapes and built environments around Chicago. The…

Sunday May 22
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable
May22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable honors the incredible writing and enduring impact of one of America’s most celebrated writers. Featuring personal artifacts from Bradbury’s life like his…

Sunday May 22
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
An Instrument in the Shape of a Woman
May23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

An Instrument in the Shape of a Woman

With brilliant color and provocative forms, the artists in this exhibition suggest an alternate universe, at once familiar and surreal, seen through the prism of…

Monday May 23
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott
May23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott is the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Robert Colescott…

Monday May 23
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Jin Lee: Views & Scenes
May23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Jin Lee: Views & Scenes

This one-person exhibition by highly respected Chicago photographer Jin Lee features a series of photographs that closely examine landscapes and built environments around Chicago. The…

Monday May 23
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable
May23
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable honors the incredible writing and enduring impact of one of America’s most celebrated writers. Featuring personal artifacts from Bradbury’s life like his…

Monday May 23
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations
May24
Jun5
Theatre & Performing Arts

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations is the electrifying, new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from…

Tuesday May 24Sunday June 5
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W. Randolph St.
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