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The Devil Wears Prada
Aug17
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Devil Wears Prada

From Tony®, Grammy®, and Academy Award® winner Elton John, Tony-winning director Anna D. Shapiro (August: Osage County, Steppenwolf Theatre), and Tony-winning producer Kevin McCollum (In…

Wednesday August 17
Free Summer Screenings Program
Aug17
Theatre & Performing Arts

Free Summer Screenings Program

The Chicago International Film Festival presents Summer Screenings, a free weekly film series that casts a spotlight on different national cinemas from around the world.…

Wednesday August 17
6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Drunk Shakespeare
Aug17
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Wednesday August 17
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Crazy or Nah? A one woman show by Kellye Howard
Aug18
Aug21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Crazy or Nah? A one woman show by Kellye Howard

Crazy or Nah?! is something like a one woman show, comedically questioning the lasting effects of emotional and psychological trauma. Using storytelling, poetry, and stand-up comedy, Kellye tells…

Thursday August 18Sunday August 21
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
1650 N. Halsted St.
The Devil Wears Prada
Aug18
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Devil Wears Prada

From Tony®, Grammy®, and Academy Award® winner Elton John, Tony-winning director Anna D. Shapiro (August: Osage County, Steppenwolf Theatre), and Tony-winning producer Kevin McCollum (In…

Thursday August 18
Elevate Jazz Featuring Isaiah Spencer Collective and South Chicago Dance Theatre
Aug18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Elevate Jazz Featuring Isaiah Spencer Collective and South Chicago Dance Theatre

Bring a picnic basket and lawn chair and enjoy a family friendly evening in the Ravenswood neighborhood with the Isaiah Spencer Collective and the South…

Thursday August 18
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
winnemac park
5100 N Leavitt St
Artifact Events Presents: Sex and the City Drag Show and Cocktail Party
Aug18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Artifact Events Presents: Sex and the City Drag Show and Cocktail Party

And just like that…Artifact Events has put together another fabulous drag event! This time we’re celebrating all things Sex and the City! Join us for…

Thursday August 18
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Artifact Events
4325 N Ravenswood Ave
Rock Bottom Revue – A Jazz Series
Aug18
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Rock Bottom Revue – A Jazz Series

Thursday evenings of music and magic make a perfect outing for any couple looking for something special for Date Night! About this event BimBamBoom &…

Thursday August 18
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Rock Bottom Brewery
1 W. Grand Ave
Drunk Shakespeare
Aug18
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Thursday August 18
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
A Restoration Comedy
Aug18
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Restoration Comedy

On the Spot Theatre Company brings their entertaining brand of comedic drama to the Athenaeum Center:  A Restoration Comedy, the world premiere of a new…

Thursday August 18
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Athenaeum Center for Thought and Culture
2936 North Southport Avenue
Elastic Mind
Aug18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Elastic Mind

This world premiere work by emerging playwright Christian Alexander, follows the life of a young, black couple of artists James & Michelle living in Harlem,…

Thursday August 18
8:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
The Devil Wears Prada
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Devil Wears Prada

From Tony®, Grammy®, and Academy Award® winner Elton John, Tony-winning director Anna D. Shapiro (August: Osage County, Steppenwolf Theatre), and Tony-winning producer Kevin McCollum (In…

Friday August 19
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
Aug19
Aug20
Theatre & Performing Arts

Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre

Each week, Chicago comics bring the freshest, most experimental new material to the Annoyance for the Comedy Hour. The weekly show is an eclectic mix…

Friday August 19
12:00 a.m.Saturday August 20
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
A Restoration Comedy
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Restoration Comedy

On the Spot Theatre Company brings their entertaining brand of comedic drama to the Athenaeum Center:  A Restoration Comedy, the world premiere of a new…

Friday August 19
2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Athenaeum Center for Thought and Culture
2936 North Southport Avenue
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Midsommer Flight’s annual summer production of free Shakespeare in Chicago parks. One of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, it concerns young lovers who must fight stubborn…

Friday August 19
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Touhy Park
7348 N. Paulina Ave.
Bands on Broadway
Aug19
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Bands on Broadway

Bring your friends and head out for some good music the first three Friday nights in August for Bands on Broadway. You’ll have the opportunity…

Friday August 19
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Edgewater, Chicago
1210 W Rosedale
Drunk Shakespeare
Aug19
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Friday August 19
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Laser Comedy Show, PG Show
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

Laser Comedy Show, PG Show

It’s an improvised, high-tech puppet show where Chris Fair uses laser reactive technology in the dark to draw comedic stories before your very eyes, all…

Friday August 19
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
A Restoration Comedy
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Restoration Comedy

On the Spot Theatre Company brings their entertaining brand of comedic drama to the Athenaeum Center:  A Restoration Comedy, the world premiere of a new…

Friday August 19
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Athenaeum Center for Thought and Culture
2936 North Southport Avenue
Elastic Mind
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

Elastic Mind

This world premiere work by emerging playwright Christian Alexander, follows the life of a young, black couple of artists James & Michelle living in Harlem,…

Friday August 19
8:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
Are You Smarter Than Your 8th Grade Nun?
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

Are You Smarter Than Your 8th Grade Nun?

Continuing her series of religious comedies, including the hit Late Nite Catechism, Vicki Quade is pleased her latest comedy has been extended. It’s a new…

Friday August 19
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
Back at the House… With or Without Roommates
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

Back at the House… With or Without Roommates

Curious Theatre Branch is pleased to present Back at the House… With or Without Roommates, three two-person plays written by Jenny Magnus, Myle Yan Tay and Beau O’Reilly. Benny and Margaret…

Friday August 19
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Jimmy Beans Cabaret
2553 W. Fullerton Ave.
The Lincoln Lodge
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Lincoln Lodge

The Lincoln Lodge stand-up comedy and variety showcase plays every Friday and Saturday night in Chicago’s glamorous Logan Square! In addition to The Lodge’s rotating…

Friday August 19
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Music Theater Works Announces ZORRO THE MUSICAL
Aug19
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Music Theater Works Announces ZORRO THE MUSICAL

Brace yourself for extraordinary aerial acrobatics, spectacular sword-fighting and incredible magic in the theater as Music Theater Works tells the tale of the legendary swordsman…

Friday August 19
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie
9501 Skokie Blvd.
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