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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
Best Night Ever Comedy Show
Dec12
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Best Night Ever Comedy Show

Best Night Ever is one of the city’s longest-running standup comedy showcases. Since 2009 the show has been highlighting comics from all over the city…

Tuesday December 12, 2023
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
Nasty Court: A Comedy Court Show
Dec12
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Nasty Court: A Comedy Court Show

All rise for Nasty Court! Chicago’s #1 Comedy Court Show (it’s the only one) returns to The Lincoln Lodge every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at…

Tuesday December 12, 2023
9:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Byeol Kim, Piano
Dec13
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Byeol Kim, Piano

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | BYEOL KIM, PIANO Program: Ottorino Respighi – Three Preludes on Gregorian Melodies, No. 1 Franz Schubert – Impromptu in…

Wednesday December 13, 2023
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
THE DEN THEATRE ANNOUNCES COMEDIAN NICK COLLETTI
Dec14
Music & Comedy

THE DEN THEATRE ANNOUNCES COMEDIAN NICK COLLETTI

The Den Theatre announces comedian Nick Colletti performing on Thursday December, 14 at 7:15 p.m. on The Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Wicker…

Thursday December 14, 2023
7:15 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 North Milwaukee Avenue
Happy Holly-Daze: A Drinking Game Performance
Dec14
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…

Thursday December 14, 2023
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Cornservatory
4210 N Lincoln Ave
DogProv Holiday Special
Dec14
Music & Comedy

DogProv Holiday Special

Join Petey the Puggle and his cast of human improvisers for a holiday extravaganza!

Thursday December 14, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
CLASH on Clark
4416 N. Clark St., 2nd Floor
Bychkov Conducts Brahms
Dec14
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Bychkov Conducts Brahms

When Renaud Capuçon and Semyon Bychkov last appeared together with the CSO, sparks flew. The French violinist “made you aware of a searching musical intellect…

Thursday December 14, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
220 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL, 60604
Bychkov Conducts Brahms
Dec15
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Bychkov Conducts Brahms

When Renaud Capuçon and Semyon Bychkov last appeared together with the CSO, sparks flew. The French violinist “made you aware of a searching musical intellect…

Friday December 15, 2023
1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
220 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL, 60604
Millennium Park Holiday Sing-Alongs
Dec15
Music & Comedy

Millennium Park Holiday Sing-Alongs

Bundle up and belt out songs in celebration of Chicago’s diverse holiday traditions in Millennium Park’s Wrigley Square on Fridays, December 1, 8, and 15.…

Friday December 15, 2023
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
Improvised DCOM
Dec15
Music & Comedy

Improvised DCOM

Dive into the nostalgia of Disney Channel Original Movies with the cast of Improvised DCOM! This All Star cast is bringing screen to stage every…

Friday December 15, 2023
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury St.
The Infinite Wrench
Dec15
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 December 15, 2023
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
Family Holiday Fun: Snacks & Christmas Music
Dec15
Music & Comedy

Family Holiday Fun: Snacks & Christmas Music

A special holiday music program, featuring all of your favorites!  Join soprano Marisa Buchheit, tenor Benjamin Burney, and Lakeshore Brass, who will present a special…

Friday December 15, 2023
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Concordia Church
3855 N. Seeley Ave.
Found Footage Festival: Vol. 10
Dec15
Music & Comedy

Found Footage Festival: Vol. 10

Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (Late Show) have over 11,000 VHS tapes in their collection and will take viewers on a guided tour…

Friday December 15, 2023
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Music Box Theatre
3733 North Southport Avenue
Spray Paint ‘N’ Sing: A Holiday Party
Dec15
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Spray Paint ‘N’ Sing: A Holiday Party

Join us at The Graff, a graffiti-inspired hidden gem gallery in Humboldt Park, for a unique all-ages, family-friendly holiday party featuring an interactive spray paint workshop led by…

Friday December 15, 2023
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Graff 3525 West Grand Avenue Chicago, IL 60651
3525 West Grand Ave
Happy Holly-Daze: A Drinking Game Performance
Dec15
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…

Friday December 15, 2023
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Cornservatory
4210 N Lincoln Ave
Ayn Rand’s “It’s A Wonderful Life”
Dec15
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Ayn Rand’s “It’s A Wonderful Life”

The Conspirators are proud to present the world premiere of Ayn Rand’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” as Performed by the Conspirators, Under the Direction of…

Friday December 15, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Otherworld Theatre
3914 N Clark St
A Latin American Christmas with The Newberry Consort
Dec15
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

A Latin American Christmas with The Newberry Consort

The Newberry Consort presents a festive Christmas program celebrating the sacred and secular music of Peru, Spain, Guatemala, Panama, and the indigenous cultures of the…

Friday December 15, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Ave., Evanston
939 Hinman Ave.
Merry, Merry Chicago!
Dec15
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Merry, Merry Chicago!

Symphony Center’s beloved tradition continues with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performing familiar carols and festive holiday songs, including I’ll Be Home for Christmas, Winter Wonderland and Sleigh…

Friday December 15, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
220 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL, 60604
The Holiday Kickback Comedy Show!
Dec15
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Holiday Kickback Comedy Show!

ON DANCER! ON PRANCER! ON THAT ONE SKINNY REINDEER WITH THE COKE PROBLEM! Come Thru And Laugh Your Jingle Bells Off At The HOLIDAY KICKBACK…

Friday December 15, 2023
9:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Roscoe Village
2000 W. Roscoe
Voila: The Improvised Musical
Dec15
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Voila: The Improvised Musical

iO Chicago presents: a fully made-up, off-off-off Broadway style musical every Friday at 10pm in the Fremont Theater. Spend your Friday night with us. See…

Friday December 15, 2023
10:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
The iO Theater, 1501 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60642, USA,
The iO Theater, 1501 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60642, USA,
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