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The Boxes Experience
Aug14
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Boxes Experience

What is Boxed Experience? An Interactive Theatrical Activation where we immerse you into a new, Transformative Adventure. In this world, you’ll have total control as…

Saturday August 14
12:00 p.m.Wednesday December 1
9:00 p.m.
bookspace@boxedxp.com
150 W Roosevelt Rd
Tight Ship Comedy! A live stand-up comedy show!
Sep2
Oct28
Theatre & Performing Arts

Tight Ship Comedy! A live stand-up comedy show!

Tight Ship Comedy has been entertaining the Chicago’s South Loop area with live the best local and national live stand up comedy. Located in the…

Thursday September 2
8:00 p.m.Thursday October 28
9:00 p.m.
755 S Clark St
755 South Clark Street
Tight Ship Comedy! A live stand-up comedy show!
Sep9
Oct28
Theatre & Performing Arts

Tight Ship Comedy! A live stand-up comedy show!

Tight Ship Comedy has been entertaining the Chicago’s South Loop area with live the best local and national live stand up comedy. Located in the…

Thursday September 9
8:00 p.m.Thursday October 28
9:00 p.m.
Half Sour
755 South Clark Street
Blue Man Group at the Briar Street Theater
Sep29
Jan9
Theatre & Performing Arts

Blue Man Group at the Briar Street Theater

Enjoy a performance of the legendary Blue Man Group, one of Chicago’s longest-running shows, at the Briar Street Theater. This worldwide performance troupe, whose hilarious…

Wednesday September 29, 2021
12:00 a.m.Sunday January 9, 2022
12:00 a.m.
Briar Street Theater
3133 N Halsted St
Holy Ghost Bingo: God, Goblins, & Games!
Oct1
Oct31
Theatre & Performing Arts

Holy Ghost Bingo: God, Goblins, & Games!

Holy Ghost Bingo: God, Goblins, & Games is a Halloween-themed interactive comedy play. The premise is that Mrs. Mary Margaret O’Brien, a former nun, is…

Friday October 1
8:00 p.m.Sunday October 31
10:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
As You Like It
Oct6
Nov21
Theatre & Performing Arts

As You Like It

Named one of The New York Times’ best shows of 2017, Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery’s musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s AS YOU LIKE IT is…

Wednesday October 6
7:30 p.m.Sunday November 21
3:30 p.m.
Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
800 E Grand Ave
Othello at the Court Theatre
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Othello at the Court Theatre

Othello, the great Venetian general, unknowingly seals his fate when he fails to select his standard-bearer, Iago, for a military promotion. When his wife, Desdemona,…

Friday October 22
Court Theatre
5535 S. Ellis Ave.
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
Oct22
Oct23
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 October 22
12:00 a.m.Saturday October 23
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Celebrating Sir Andrew Davis, from Mozart to Stravinsky
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Celebrating Sir Andrew Davis, from Mozart to Stravinsky

Music Director Sir Andrew Davis leads members of the Lyric Opera Orchestra and star soloists in a rousing concert that celebrates his remarkable career at…

Friday October 22
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Lyric Opera House
20 N Wacker Drive
Chicago Flamenco Festival
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Flamenco Festival

Organized by the Instituto Cervantes of Chicago Chicago´s non-for-profit center for the Spanish language and cultural exchange October 16 – November 21, 2021 From October…

Friday October 22
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Instituto Cervantes
31 W. Ohio St
Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour

Acclaimed third-generation magician and mind reader Dennis Watkins’ long-running show, Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour is back at Chicago’s Palmer House Hilton for in-person performances.…

Friday October 22
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
House of the Exquisite Corpse
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

House of the Exquisite Corpse

This October, descend into the HOUSE OF THE EXQUISITE CORPSE, an all-new immersive anthology of horror told through peep-show puppetry. Brave the halls of a…

Friday October 22
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 W Division St.
Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to welcome back live audiences this fall with the popular internet musical Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, an authorized fan…

Friday October 22
7:30 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway St.
The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 5
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 5

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to welcome back audiences this fall with the return of Chicago’s favorite drag seniors in its long-running parody…

Friday October 22
7:30 p.m.
Leather Archives & Museum
6418 N. Greenview Ave.
4000 Days
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

4000 Days

In 4000 DAYS, Michael awakens from a three week-long coma that has affected his memory. He struggles to find the way back to his true…

Friday October 22
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Pride Arts Center – The Broadway
4139 N. Broadway
4000 Days
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

4000 Days

In 4000 DAYS, Michael awakens from a three week-long coma that has affected his memory. He struggles to find the way back to his true…

Friday October 22
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Pride Arts Center – The Broadway
4139 N. Broadway
Songs for a New World
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Songs for a New World

It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice… or take a stand… or turn around and go back.…

Friday October 22
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Howard Street Theatre
721 Howard St.
Thirteen Days
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Thirteen Days

A world premiere adaptation of THIRTEEN DAYS by Robert F. Kennedy, his memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis. On October 16, 1962, long-range Soviet missiles…

Friday October 22
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
City Lit Theater Company
1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
William Shakespeare’s Hamlet
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

William Shakespeare’s Hamlet

By William Shakespeare Directed by Charles Askenaizer October 21 – November 21, 2021 Previews: October 21-24, 2021 Press Opening Monday October 25th at 7:30 pm…

Friday October 22
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Reginald Vaughn Theatre 1106 W Thorndale Ave Chicago IL 60660
1106 W Thorndale
Hamlet
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hamlet

One of Shakespeare’s most popular plays – in his time as well as in ours – HAMLET concerns the young Prince of Denmark, who is…

Friday October 22
7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Frontier
1106 W. Thorndale
“Something Rotten!” presented by Theatre Nebula
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

“Something Rotten!” presented by Theatre Nebula

“Something Rotten!” created by Grammy Award-winning songwriter Wayne Kirkpatrick, and successful screenwriters Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, was lauded by audience members and critics alike,…

Friday October 22
8:00 p.m.
Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center
150 E. Wood St
This Wide Night
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

This Wide Night

Shattered Globe Theatre, in association with Interrobang Theatre Project, is pleased to welcome back audiences this fall with the Chicago premiere drama This Wide Night.…

Friday October 22
8:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
“The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story” by David Rice
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

“The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story” by David Rice

Oak Park Festival Theatre brings David Rice’s immersive “The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story,” directed by Bryan Wakefield to the historic Pleasant…

Friday October 22
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Pleasant Home
217 Home Avenue
Shostakovich, Schubert 3 & Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 1
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Shostakovich, Schubert 3 & Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 1

Ukrainian-born piano powerhouse Alexander Gavrylyuk presents Prokofiev’s iridescent and rhythmically animated First Piano Concerto, the work with which the composer made his CSO performance debut,…

Friday October 22
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.

220 S. Michigan Ave.
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