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December 15, 2019
Irving Berin's White Christmas musical in Chicago
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Irving Berin’s White Christmas

This holiday season discover the perfect gift for everyone on your list! Start with a timeless tale of joy and goodwill, fill it with classic…

Sunday December 15
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W. Randolph St.
Light in the Piazza Chicago promo
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Light in the Piazza

John Berry CBE and Anthony Lilley OBE for Scenario Two are delighted to announce a new production of the acclaimed Broadway musical The Light in…

Sunday December 15
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 860
Chicago Woman dressed as a clown in Porchlight Music Theatre Presents The Ruffians’ Burning Bluebeard
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Porchlight Music Theatre Presents The Ruffians’ Burning Bluebeard

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to present The Ruffians’ Burning Bluebeard, making its downtown debut at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N.…

Sunday December 15
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.
The Nutcracker
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Nutcracker

Through its inspiring story, beautiful music, and charming choreography, The Nutcracker is a celebration of the joyous holiday season. Every year The Nutcracker takes us…

Sunday December 15
Athenaeum Theatre
2936 N. Southport Ave.
Chicago Actor as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre’s classic A Christmas Carol is the heartwarming story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s discovery of kindness, compassion and redemption—a must-see Chicago holiday tradition enjoyed by…

Sunday December 15
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
Dec 15
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Annoyance Theatre & Bar

For over 25 years, The Annoyance Theatre has created some of Chicago’s finest comedy. Home of the longest running musical Co-ed Prison Sluts, The Annoyance…

Sunday December 15
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Emerald City Theatre in Chicago presents Corduroy
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Corduroy

“A bear. A button. A place to belong.” Emerald City Theatre’s beloved production of Corduroy returns to Chicago just in time for the holidays! In…

Sunday December 15
Hamilton
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hamilton

HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary…

Sunday December 15
CIBC Theatre
18 West Monroe Street
Hoodoo Love
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hoodoo Love

Raven Theatre presents Katori Hall’s drama HOODOO LOVE, a spellbinding, blues-filled tale about the danger of our desires, directed by Wardell Julius Clark with music…

Sunday December 15
Raven Theatre Company
6157 N. Clark St.
Late Nite Catechism
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Late Nite Catechism

A Chicago original and international hit, Late Night Catechism is celebrating a record-breaking 23 seasons! This comedy, written by Vicki Quade & Maripat Donovan, features…

Sunday December 15
Nuns4Fun
1641 N. Halsted St.
Monty Pythn's Spamalot at Mercury Theater in Chicago
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Mercury Theater Chicago’s SPAMALOT

Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of…

Sunday December 15
Mercury Theater Chicago
3745 North Southport Avenue
Night Out in the Parks
Dec 15
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Night Out in the Parks

Night Out in the Parks brings over 1,000 cultural events to neighborhood parks each year. Chicagoans and visitors alike, enjoy the breadth of world-class events…

Sunday December 15
Multiple Locations
Potted Potter
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Potted Potter

ALL SEVEN HARRY POTTER BOOKS IN SEVENTY HILARIOUS MINUTES! The Unauthorized Harry Experience A Parody by Dan and Jeff Potted Potter the New York and…

Sunday December 15
The House Theatre of Chicago Presents The Holiday Classic The Nutcracker
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

The House Theatre of Chicago Presents The Holiday Classic The Nutcracker

The House Theatre of Chicago will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the annual hit production The Nutcracker, an all-original, ballet-free and family-friendly production playing at…

Sunday December 15
Chopin Theatre
1543 W Division St.
The Infinite Wrench
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Infinite Wrench

The Neo-Futurists in Chicago, along with The New York Neo-Futurists and The San Francisco Neo-Futurists, announced today the new name of their late night shows:…

Sunday December 15
Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
The Inoffensive Theatre Series
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Inoffensive Theatre Series

Continuing with their successful run of fun, affordable weekend entertainment for all ages, Stage 773 presents their cheeky, family-friendly quartet of comedy The Inoffensive Theatre…

Sunday December 15
Stage 733
1225 W. Belmont Ave.
The iO Theater
Dec 15
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The iO Theater

Widely considered to be the premier venue for long-form improvisational performances and classes, the iO Theater (formerly known as the ImprovOlympic Theater) was founded in…

Sunday December 15
iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury St.
The Nutcracker
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Nutcracker

The Joffrey Ballet’s critically-acclaimed reimagined classic, The Nutcracker, by Tony Award®-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, returns to open the holiday season at the historic Auditorium Theatre…

Sunday December 15
Auditorium Theatre
50 E Ida B Wells Dr
The Public House Theatre
Dec 15
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Public House Theatre

With its skillfully executed shows, cabaret-style seating, and comfortable and inviting lobby, The Public House Theatre has an experience for everyone! We offer only the…

Sunday December 15
The Public House Theatre
3914 N. Clark St
The Second City Training Center Performances
Dec 15
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Second City Training Center Performances

The Second City Training Center is home to four stages featuring up-and-coming comedic talent as well as local comedy vets! Featuring sketch comedy, improv, stand-up…

Sunday December 15
The Second City
230 W. North Ave.
The Signature Show
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Signature Show

The Signature Show was conceived in 2015 as an homage to the historic, Chicago magic bar scene. Experience close-up magic right at your table during…

Sunday December 15
Chicago Magic Lounge
5050 N Clark St.
The Tall Boy Actress
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Tall Boy

Jeff Landsman, in association with Artistic New Directions, is proud to present Tandy Cronyn, veteran New York and regional stage actor, in The Tall Boy,…

Sunday December 15
Stage 773
1225 W. Belmont Ave.
The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley Chicago promo
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley

While the Bennets and Darcys are celebrating upstairs, the servants below stairs find themselves in the midst of a holiday scandal. Lydia’s ne’er-do-well husband Mr.…

Sunday December 15
Northlight Theatre
9501 Skokie Boulevard
Too Much Light…
Dec 15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Too Much Light…

The Neo-Futurists’ signature show, performed since 1988, is the longest-running production in Chicago history. Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind is an ever-changing…

Sunday December 15
Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
Cloudgate (The Bean) at night

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