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Wicked
Sep28
Dec4
Theatre & Performing Arts

Wicked

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young…

Wednesday September 28Sunday December 4
Hit Musical Dooby Dooby Moo Returns to Lifeline Theatre
Nov12
Dec11
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hit Musical Dooby Dooby Moo Returns to Lifeline Theatre

Lifeline Theatre presents Dooby Dooby Moo, based on the popular bestseller by Doreen Cronin; illustrated by Betsy Lewin. Dooby Dooby Moo runs November 12–December 11…

Saturday November 12
11:00 a.m.Sunday December 11
12:00 a.m.
Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood Ave.
Hit Musical Dooby Dooby Moo Returns to Lifeline Theatre
Nov13
Dec12
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hit Musical Dooby Dooby Moo Returns to Lifeline Theatre

Lifeline Theatre presents Dooby Dooby Moo, based on the popular bestseller by Doreen Cronin; illustrated by Betsy Lewin. Dooby Dooby Moo runs November 12–December 11…

Sunday November 13
11:00 a.m.Monday December 12
12:00 a.m.
Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood Ave.
A Christmas Carol
Nov19
Dec31
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Christmas Carol

Experience the “perfect Chicago holiday tradition” (Chicago Parent) that has delighted nearly two million theatergoers—Goodman Theatre’s A Christmas Carol. With its “first-rate cast and marvelous staging…

Saturday November 19Saturday December 31
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Hit Musical Dooby Dooby Moo Returns to Lifeline Theatre
Nov19
Dec18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hit Musical Dooby Dooby Moo Returns to Lifeline Theatre

Lifeline Theatre presents Dooby Dooby Moo, based on the popular bestseller by Doreen Cronin; illustrated by Betsy Lewin. Dooby Dooby Moo runs November 12–December 11…

Saturday November 19
11:00 a.m.Sunday December 18
12:00 a.m.
Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood Ave.
Hit Musical Dooby Dooby Moo Returns to Lifeline Theatre
Nov20
Dec19
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hit Musical Dooby Dooby Moo Returns to Lifeline Theatre

Lifeline Theatre presents Dooby Dooby Moo, based on the popular bestseller by Doreen Cronin; illustrated by Betsy Lewin. Dooby Dooby Moo runs November 12–December 11…

Sunday November 20
11:00 a.m.Monday December 19
12:00 a.m.
Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood Ave.
RENT by Porchlight Music Theatre
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

RENT by Porchlight Music Theatre

Porchlight Music Theatre presents the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, RENT, at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., October…

Saturday November 26
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.
Hit Musical Dooby Dooby Moo Returns to Lifeline Theatre
Nov26
Dec25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hit Musical Dooby Dooby Moo Returns to Lifeline Theatre

Lifeline Theatre presents Dooby Dooby Moo, based on the popular bestseller by Doreen Cronin; illustrated by Betsy Lewin. Dooby Dooby Moo runs November 12–December 11…

Saturday November 26
11:00 a.m.Sunday December 25
12:00 a.m.
Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood Ave.
The Lion King
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Lion King

Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from…

Saturday November 26
2:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W. Randolph St.
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Nov26
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

The Dinner Detective is an interactive murder mystery set in present day and based on real cold cases. Feast on a fantastic dinner, but just…

Saturday November 26
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown/Magnificent Mile
165 E. Ontario St.
Cabaret ZaZou presents LUMINAIRE
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Cabaret ZaZou presents LUMINAIRE

Randolph Entertainment LLC, producer of the fan favorite Teatro ZinZanni Chicago,  announced CABARET ZAZOU’s premier production, Luminaire will open on September 7, 2022. The new, groundbreaking,…

Saturday November 26
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
The Roar Speakeasy: A Prohibition Era Experience
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Roar Speakeasy: A Prohibition Era Experience

Go back in time to Chicago’s Prohibition Era at The Roar on Rush! A lively Speakeasy that lights the way to a hidden 4-room cocktail…

Saturday November 26
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Roar on Rush
437 N. Rush Street
Title X: A World Premiere
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Title X: A World Premiere

Artemisia Theatre is back on stage with Title X (Ten), by Julie Proudfoot and directed by Willow James & Julie Proudfoot. A 17-year-old wrestles with…

Saturday November 26
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
It Runs in the Family
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

It Runs in the Family

Britain’s master farceur ( TWO INTO ONE, RUN FOR YOUR WIFE, and others) is at it again. Set in a hospital three days before Christmas,…

Saturday November 26
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Citadel Theatre
300 S. Waukegan Road
The Island
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Island

John and Winston are political prisoners on South Africa’s infamous Robben Island, spending their days toiling at grueling, futile tasks in the prison’s quarry. At…

Saturday November 26
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Court Theatre
5535 S. Ellis Ave.
The Island
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Island

John and Winston are political prisoners on South Africa’s infamous Robben Island, spending their days toiling at grueling, futile tasks in the prison’s quarry. At…

Saturday November 26
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Court Theatre
5535 S. Ellis Ave.
The Mark of Kane
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Mark of Kane

In 1939, two young friends huddled in a Bronx apartment and created a legend – the comic book character Batman. One, Bob Kane, goes on…

Saturday November 26
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
City Lit Theater Company
1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
The Princess Bride
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Princess Bride

Adapted from the 1973 novel by William Goldman, Rob Reiner’s iconic film The Princess Bride brings the swashbuckling fights, giant monsters and sweeping romance of classic fairy…

Saturday November 26
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.

220 S. Michigan Ave.
The Lincoln Lodge
Nov26
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…

Saturday November 26
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble: “Season’s Greetings” by Alan Ayckbourn
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble: “Season’s Greetings” by Alan Ayckbourn

Friends and family gather at Neville and Belinda’s home to celebrate the holidays. Hilarious mayhem is quickly unleashed due to a tryst under the Christmas…

Saturday November 26
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd
Christmas Bingo: It’s a Ho-Ho-Holy Night
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Christmas Bingo: It’s a Ho-Ho-Holy Night

Did Santa babysit the baby Jesus? Why were the Three Wise Men so lost? The answers to these and other holiday questions are answered in…

Saturday November 26
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 North Lincoln Avenue
Drunk Shakespeare
Nov26
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…

Saturday November 26
9:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour

Experience Jaw-Dropping Magic. Step into the grand Palmer House lobby and meet 3rd Generation Magician and Mind-Reader Dennis Watkins. Bask in the glamour of historic…

Saturday November 26
9:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
RENT by Porchlight Music Theatre
Nov27
Theatre & Performing Arts

RENT by Porchlight Music Theatre

Porchlight Music Theatre presents the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, RENT, at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., October…

Sunday November 27
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.
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