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Once Upon a Symphony: The Three Little Pigs
Dec9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Once Upon a Symphony: The Three Little Pigs

When the Three Little Pigs are sent out into the world by their father, each chooses to build a house using a different material. With…

Saturday December 9, 2023
10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
220 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL, 60604
Once Upon a Symphony: The Three Little Pigs
Dec9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Once Upon a Symphony: The Three Little Pigs

When the Three Little Pigs are sent out into the world by their father, each chooses to build a house using a different material. With…

Saturday December 9, 2023
11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
220 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL, 60604
Home Alone in Concert
Dec9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Home Alone in Concert

Relive John Hughes’ hilarious and heartwarming tale about 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin), who is left to defend his home against a pair of dimwitted…

Saturday December 9, 2023
1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
220 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL, 60604
Christmas Concert at The Moody Church
Dec9
Music & Comedy

Christmas Concert at The Moody Church

Celebrate Christmas with The Moody Church at our annual “Christmas in Chicago” Concert! This FREE Chicago tradition will feature our Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra along…

Saturday December 9, 2023
2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Moody Church
1635 N LaSalle
“Drie-cember” Holiday Pop-Up Concerts at Driehaus Museum
Dec9
Music & Comedy

“Drie-cember” Holiday Pop-Up Concerts at Driehaus Museum

The Driehaus Museum, centrally located at 40 E. Erie Street just steps off the Magnificent Mile shopping and cultural district, puts its own ‘gilded’ spin…

Saturday December 9, 2023
4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Driehaus Museum
40 E Erie St
The Infinite Wrench
Dec9
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 December 9, 2023
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
Christmas Concert at The Moody Church
Dec9
Music & Comedy

Christmas Concert at The Moody Church

Celebrate Christmas with The Moody Church at our annual “Christmas in Chicago” Concert! This FREE Chicago tradition will feature our Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra along…

Saturday December 9, 2023
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Moody Church
1635 N LaSalle
PETE HOLMES: “THE FEELIN’ IT TOUR” COMING TO THE DEN THEATRE
Dec9
Music & Comedy

PETE HOLMES: “THE FEELIN’ IT TOUR” COMING TO THE DEN THEATRE

The Den Theatre is pleased to host comedian Pete Holmes performing December 8th-9th at 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. Pete Holmes is…

Saturday December 9, 2023
7:15 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical
Dec9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical

“CRITICS’ PICK. TRULY AMAZING!” – New York Times “BEST VISITING IMPROV COMEDY!”– TimeOut NY “HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!” – The Onion “★★★★★” THEY ARE AN ENTERTAINMENT PHENOMENON AND I…

Saturday December 9, 2023
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St. , Chicago, IL, 60614
Clued In
Dec9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Clued In

After getting a single suggestion, the cast of six professional comedians asks the audience to choose a detective. Enjoy as they invent a tale of…

Saturday December 9, 2023
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St., Theater on the Second Floor
Happy Holly-Daze: A Drinking Game Performance
Dec9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Happy Holly-Daze: A Drinking Game Performance

Year after year, Corn Productions brings the holiday magic in a tradition spanning over a decade. Happy Holly-Daze is a sketch comedy show about all…

Saturday December 9, 2023
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Cornservatory
4210 N Lincoln Ave
People Presenting Things
Dec9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

People Presenting Things

People Presenting Things is an improvised comedy experience like no other. Performers take the stage ready to present a slideshow – but, they have no…

Saturday December 9, 2023
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bughouse Theater
1910 West Irving Park Road, Illinois
Hilary Hahn Plays Brahms
Dec9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Hilary Hahn Plays Brahms

CSO Artist-in-Residence Hilary Hahn illuminates Brahms’ Violin Concerto, with its ardent beauty and fiery finale. Mikko Franck conducts Wagner’s ecstatic Prelude to Tristan und Isolde before concluding…

Saturday December 9, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
220 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL, 60604
WBEZ Presents: Choir! Choir! Choir! – Un-Silent Night: An EPIC holiday sing-along
Dec9
Music & Comedy

WBEZ Presents: Choir! Choir! Choir! – Un-Silent Night: An EPIC holiday sing-along

Join us on December 9 for a holiday celebration you don’t want to miss. Choir! Choir! Choir! returns to Chicago at Thalia Hall for an…

Saturday December 9, 2023
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Thalia Hall
1807 S Allport St
Best Of Annoyance Sketch
Dec9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Best Of Annoyance Sketch

Enjoy the best sketch comedy Chicago has to offer! The Annoyance Theatre has been at the crux of the comedy scene in Chicago for over…

Saturday December 9, 2023
9:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Annoyance Theatre
851 W. Belmont Ave.
PETE HOLMES: “THE FEELIN’ IT TOUR” COMING TO THE DEN THEATRE
Dec9
Music & Comedy

PETE HOLMES: “THE FEELIN’ IT TOUR” COMING TO THE DEN THEATRE

The Den Theatre is pleased to host comedian Pete Holmes performing December 8th-9th at 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. Pete Holmes is…

Saturday December 9, 2023
9:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Riff: Chicago’s Music Improv Drinking Party
Dec9
Music & Comedy

Riff: Chicago’s Music Improv Drinking Party

Fast paced music improv with a live band & a cast that drinks along with the audience!

Saturday December 9, 2023
10:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The iO Theater, 1501 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60642, USA,
The iO Theater, 1501 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60642, USA,
Chicago a cappella presents ‘Holidays a cappella’
Dec10
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago a cappella presents ‘Holidays a cappella’

Maximize your merriment this holiday season with songs you know and love (Deck the Hall! Silent Night! Joy to the World!) sung by the jolliest…

Sunday December 10, 2023
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Pilgrim Congregational
460 Lake St.
Home Alone in Concert
Dec10
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Home Alone in Concert

Relive John Hughes’ hilarious and heartwarming tale about 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin), who is left to defend his home against a pair of dimwitted…

Sunday December 10, 2023
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
220 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL, 60604
Hanukkah Candle Lighting & Drag Queen Storytime
Dec10
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Hanukkah Candle Lighting & Drag Queen Storytime

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce is proud to launch our first annual Hanukkah candle lighting and Drag Queen Storytime at The Understudy Coffee & Books!…

Sunday December 10, 2023
4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Understudy Coffee & Books
5531 N Clark
Michael Charles and His Band
Dec11
Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Michael Charles and His Band

When Australian born Michael Charles traveled the 12,500 miles to test the waters for his music in Chicago, he would have never guessed some thirty…

Monday December 11, 2023
6:00 a.m.
Tall Ship Windy
600 East Grand Avenue Navy Pier
Industry Night
Dec11
Music & Comedy

Industry Night

Industry Night is weekly, variety show featuring Chicago’s top comedic talent on the one night a week the rest of our theaters are dark! Stand-up,…

Monday December 11, 2023
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Foxhole
2444 W Montrose Ave
A Very Sinatra Christmas Special at Teatro ZinZanni
Dec12
Music & Comedy

A Very Sinatra Christmas Special at Teatro ZinZanni

🎄 Enter Teatro ZinZanni’s astounding big top & experience the joy of the Holiday Season while listening to one of Chicago’s best jazz vocalists singing…

Tuesday December 12, 2023
6:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Teatro ZinZanni Chicago
32 West Randolph Street
Chicago’s Best Standup
Dec12
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago’s Best Standup

Chicago’s Best Standup Comedy is back better than ever. We’ve compiled the absolute best standup comedy lineup that you will see in the city. Today’s…

Tuesday December 12, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657
3175 N. Broadway St
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