Loading Events

Upcoming Chicago Events

Check out what's happening all around Chicago.

Events Search and Views Navigation

Notice: Utilizing the form controls will dynamically update the content

Search events

Events Search

Upcoming Events › Theatre & Performing Arts

All attractions and events are subject to changes and closures. We strongly recommend confirming the status of attractions and upcoming events by reaching out directly to the attraction, venue, or ticket provider before proceeding.

April 10, 2020
ComedySportz Show
Apr 10
Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

ComedySportz Show

ComedySportz Chicago is excited to continue offering Comedy for Everyone in a virutal setting.  ComedySportz has taken their critically acclaimed show to the screen with…

Friday April 10
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
ComedySportz Theater Chicago
Virtual Event
April 11, 2020
ComedySportz Show
Apr 11
Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

ComedySportz Show

ComedySportz Chicago is excited to continue offering Comedy for Everyone in a virutal setting.  ComedySportz has taken their critically acclaimed show to the screen with…

Saturday April 11
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
ComedySportz Theater Chicago
Virtual Event
April 12, 2020
At Home With the Auditorium: Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater
Apr 12
Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

At Home With the Auditorium: Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater

On Sunday, April 12 at 6PM, Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater dancers perform live from their own homes for a special installment of the Auditorium Theatre’s At…

Sunday April 12
6:00 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Auditorium Theatre
Virtual Event
April 17, 2020
ComedySportz Show
Apr 17
Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

ComedySportz Show

ComedySportz Chicago is excited to continue offering Comedy for Everyone in a virutal setting.  ComedySportz has taken their critically acclaimed show to the screen with…

Friday April 17
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
ComedySportz Theater Chicago
Virtual Event
April 18, 2020
ComedySportz Show
Apr 18
Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

ComedySportz Show

ComedySportz Chicago is excited to continue offering Comedy for Everyone in a virutal setting.  ComedySportz has taken their critically acclaimed show to the screen with…

Saturday April 18
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
ComedySportz Theater Chicago
Virtual Event
April 24, 2020
ComedySportz Show
Apr 24
Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

ComedySportz Show

ComedySportz Chicago is excited to continue offering Comedy for Everyone in a virutal setting.  ComedySportz has taken their critically acclaimed show to the screen with…

Friday April 24
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
ComedySportz Theater Chicago
Virtual Event
April 25, 2020
ComedySportz Show
Apr 25
Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

ComedySportz Show

ComedySportz Chicago is excited to continue offering Comedy for Everyone in a virutal setting.  ComedySportz has taken their critically acclaimed show to the screen with…

Saturday April 25
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
ComedySportz Theater Chicago
Virtual Event
May 1, 2020
Chicago Dramatists Saturday Series
May 1
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Dramatists Saturday Series

Witness the beginning stages of new theatrical works at Chicago Dramatists Saturday Series! Almost every Saturday, you can watch a staged reading of a play-in-progress…

Friday May 1
Chicago Dramatists
1105 W. Chicago Ave.
ComedySportz Show
May 1
Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

ComedySportz Show

ComedySportz Chicago is excited to continue offering Comedy for Everyone in a virutal setting.  ComedySportz has taken their critically acclaimed show to the screen with…

Friday May 1
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
ComedySportz Theater Chicago
Virtual Event
Palermo Palermo
May 1
Millennium Park, Theatre & Performing Arts

Palermo Palermo

Tanztheater Wuppertal, the company founded in 1973 and led by the late Pina Bausch for over 30 years, makes its long-awaited Chicago debut with Palermo…

Friday May 1
8:00 p.m.
May 2, 2020
Chicago Dramatists Saturday Series
May 2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Dramatists Saturday Series

Witness the beginning stages of new theatrical works at Chicago Dramatists Saturday Series! Almost every Saturday, you can watch a staged reading of a play-in-progress…

Saturday May 2
Chicago Dramatists
1105 W. Chicago Ave.
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
May 2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

The Dinner Detective is the largest, award-winning, interactive comedic murder mystery dinner show in the United States. Their immensely popular shows are set in the…

Saturday May 2
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show
10 E. Grand Ave.
Daddy’s Boys
May 2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Daddy’s Boys

With music, drama and comedy, “Daddy’s Boys” tells the story of a widowed father and his sons coming together through fractured relationships when faced with…

Saturday May 2
2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
DuSable Museum of African American History
Illinois Black Legislators Auditorium 740 East 56th Place
Daddy’s Boys
May 2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Daddy’s Boys

With music, drama and comedy, “Daddy’s Boys” tells the story of a widowed father and his sons coming together through fractured relationships when faced with…

Saturday May 2
6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
DuSable Museum of African American History
Illinois Black Legislators Auditorium 740 East 56th Place
ComedySportz Show
May 2
Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

ComedySportz Show

ComedySportz Chicago is excited to continue offering Comedy for Everyone in a virutal setting.  ComedySportz has taken their critically acclaimed show to the screen with…

Saturday May 2
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
ComedySportz Theater Chicago
Virtual Event
Palermo Palermo
May 2
Millennium Park, Theatre & Performing Arts

Palermo Palermo

Tanztheater Wuppertal, the company founded in 1973 and led by the late Pina Bausch for over 30 years, makes its long-awaited Chicago debut with Palermo…

Saturday May 2
8:00 p.m.
May 3, 2020
Palermo Palermo
May 3
Millennium Park, Theatre & Performing Arts

Palermo Palermo

Tanztheater Wuppertal, the company founded in 1973 and led by the late Pina Bausch for over 30 years, makes its long-awaited Chicago debut with Palermo…

Sunday May 3
8:00 p.m.
May 4, 2020
Chicago Dance Month 2020 Closing Celebration and Scavenger Hunt
May 4
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Dance Month 2020 Closing Celebration and Scavenger Hunt

Celebrate the closing of Chicago Dance Month with a progressive event in Maggie Daley Park with site-specific performances. Participating Artists: Noumenon Dance Ensemble Yin He Dance…

Monday May 4
4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Maggie Daley Park
337 E. Randolph Street
May 5, 2020
Bluefin Tuna in tuna ranching company's (Ecolo Fish) cages - Mediterranean Sea, Spain
May 5
Theatre & Performing Arts

National Geographic Live — Ocean Soul

National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry has captured the soul of the sea for more than 20 years, spending more than 10,000 hours underwater (often in…

Tuesday May 5
Auditorium Theatre
50 E Ida B Wells Dr
The Apocalyptic Symphony
May 5
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Apocalyptic Symphony

Lakeview Orchestra’s Artistic Director Gregory Hughes tackles Bruckner’s Apocalypse Symphony.

Tuesday May 5
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Athenaeum Theatre
2936 N. Southport Ave.
May 6, 2020
DogProv!
May 6
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

DogProv!

We’re DogProv – Chicago’s premier canine improv team! 3 dogs, 5 humans, no script. What could go wrong?! Come out an see the amazingly talented…

Wednesday May 6
8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Crowd Theater
3935 North Broadway
May 7, 2020
Songs for Nobodies Chicago promo
May 7
Theatre & Performing Arts

Songs for Nobodies

This one-woman tour-de-force celebrates the iconic work of Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf and Maria Callas. Share in the unexpected encounters between…

Thursday May 7
Northlight Theatre
9501 Skokie Boulevard
Poetry off the Shelf: Dunya Mikhail
May 7
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts

Poetry off the Shelf: Dunya Mikhail

Join us for a reading with Arab American Book Award– winning poet Dunya Mikhail. Her collections include In Her Feminine Sign; The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen…

Thursday May 7
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.

61 W. Superior St.
May 8, 2020
Songs for Nobodies Chicago promo
May 8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Songs for Nobodies

This one-woman tour-de-force celebrates the iconic work of Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf and Maria Callas. Share in the unexpected encounters between…

Friday May 8
Northlight Theatre
9501 Skokie Boulevard
Cloudgate (The Bean) at night

Explore hotels, flights, deals, and more

Plan your trip

Expedia
Expedia
Expedia
Expedia

Newsletter

Chicago Newsletter

Stay in the know

Sign up

Guide

Official Visitors Guide

Start planning today

Get the guide

Your Favorites


Made with  in Chicago
Experience Chicago anywhere. Explore online and indoor activities All attractions and events are subject to changes and closures. We strongly recommend confirming the status of attractions and upcoming events by reaching out directly to the attraction, venue, or ticket provider before proceeding.
Experience Chicago anywhere. Explore online and indoor activities All attractions and events are subject to changes and closures. We strongly recommend confirming the status of attractions and upcoming events by reaching out directly to the attraction, venue, or ticket provider before proceeding.