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Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret Re-Opening
Aug1
Aug31
Theatre & Performing Arts

Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret Re-Opening

Celebrate with Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret as they re-open and welcome back patrons for LIVE shows this August! Check Davenport’s calendar of events for…

Sunday August 1Tuesday August 31
Davenport’s Piano Bar
1383 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Summer on the Patio – Staged Readings
Aug1
Theatre & Performing Arts

Summer on the Patio – Staged Readings

The Artistic Home is inviting the public to share in their process of play selection this summer by offering free admission each weekend to staged…

Sunday August 1
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Artistic Home
1376 W. Grand Ave.
Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour
Aug6
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 August 6
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
ChiTown Movies Drive-In Theatre
Aug10
Theatre & Performing Arts

ChiTown Movies Drive-In Theatre

A fun and safe outdoor movie experience every night at ChiTown Movies! Enjoy blockbuster and classic movies under the stars at our permanent drive-in located…

Tuesday August 10
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Chitown Movies
2343 S throop St
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
Heat Lightning by Contretemps Contemporary Ballet
Aug14
Theatre & Performing Arts

Heat Lightning by Contretemps Contemporary Ballet

Contretemps Contemporary Ballet, Chicago’s first explicitly body-diverse contemporary ballet company, will debut its premiere performance Heat Lightning at the Drucker Center in Lincoln Park August…

Saturday August 14
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Drucker Center Parking Lot, 1535 N Dayton St, Chicago, IL 60642
The Drucker Center Parking Lot, 1535 N Dayton St
Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)
Aug17
Theatre & Performing Arts

Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)

Revel in the sounds of Italy with a virtual program awash with beautiful lesser-known musical gems by beloved Italian opera composers, curated and hosted by…

Tuesday August 17
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 860
Trailblazers Summer Camp
Aug17
Theatre & Performing Arts

Trailblazers Summer Camp

Adventure Stage Chicago’s Trailblazers is a unique summer arts program that engages 30 Chicago youth (ages 12-18) in an intensive 8-week creative journey. Under the…

Tuesday August 17
9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Vittum Theater
1012 N. Noble Street
Celebrating Sir Andrew Davis, from Mozart to Stravinsky
Aug17
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…

Tuesday August 17
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Lyric Opera House
20 N Wacker Drive
Chicago Dance Month
Aug17
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Dance Month

See Chicago Dance, the dance industry’s nonprofit service organization, is proud to announce that this June will see the return of its popular annual offering,…

Tuesday August 17
7:00 p.m.
Multiple Locations
ChiTown Movies Drive-In Theatre
Aug17
Theatre & Performing Arts

ChiTown Movies Drive-In Theatre

A fun and safe outdoor movie experience every night at ChiTown Movies! Enjoy blockbuster and classic movies under the stars at our permanent drive-in located…

Tuesday August 17
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Chitown Movies
2343 S throop St
Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)
Aug18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)

Revel in the sounds of Italy with a virtual program awash with beautiful lesser-known musical gems by beloved Italian opera composers, curated and hosted by…

Wednesday August 18
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 860
Trailblazers Summer Camp
Aug18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Trailblazers Summer Camp

Adventure Stage Chicago’s Trailblazers is a unique summer arts program that engages 30 Chicago youth (ages 12-18) in an intensive 8-week creative journey. Under the…

Wednesday August 18
9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Vittum Theater
1012 N. Noble Street
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Ben Solomonow, Cello And Christopher Goodpasture, Piano
Aug18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Ben Solomonow, Cello And Christopher Goodpasture, Piano

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | BEN SOLOMONOW, CELLO CHRISTOPHER GOODPASTURE, PIANO   Program  Ludwig van Beethoven – Sonata No. 4 for Cello and Piano…

Wednesday August 18
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
International Music Foundation
11 E. Adams St., Suite 350-B
Celebrating Sir Andrew Davis, from Mozart to Stravinsky
Aug18
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…

Wednesday August 18
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Lyric Opera House
20 N Wacker Drive
Chicago Dance Month
Aug18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Dance Month

See Chicago Dance, the dance industry’s nonprofit service organization, is proud to announce that this June will see the return of its popular annual offering,…

Wednesday August 18
7:00 p.m.
Multiple Locations
Blue Man Group Chicago
Aug18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Blue Man Group Chicago

A dynamic combination of art, music, comedy and technology, Blue Man Group encourages audiences to reconnect with their inner (and outer) child in order to…

Wednesday August 18
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Briar Street Theatre
3133 N. Halsted Street
Sophia Lucia Presents: Freak Show Cabaret!
Aug18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Sophia Lucia Presents: Freak Show Cabaret!

Sophia Lucia is an experimental musician, performer, and writer. She is based out of Chicago & Paris. She is creating her own style of folk/funk/punk/spoken-word…

Wednesday August 18
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Phyllis’ Musical Inn
1800 W Division St.
ChiTown Movies Drive-In Theatre
Aug18
Theatre & Performing Arts

ChiTown Movies Drive-In Theatre

A fun and safe outdoor movie experience every night at ChiTown Movies! Enjoy blockbuster and classic movies under the stars at our permanent drive-in located…

Wednesday August 18
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Chitown Movies
2343 S throop St
Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)

Revel in the sounds of Italy with a virtual program awash with beautiful lesser-known musical gems by beloved Italian opera composers, curated and hosted by…

Thursday August 19
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 860
Trailblazers Summer Camp
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

Trailblazers Summer Camp

Adventure Stage Chicago’s Trailblazers is a unique summer arts program that engages 30 Chicago youth (ages 12-18) in an intensive 8-week creative journey. Under the…

Thursday August 19
9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Vittum Theater
1012 N. Noble Street
Celebrating Sir Andrew Davis, from Mozart to Stravinsky
Aug19
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…

Thursday August 19
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Lyric Opera House
20 N Wacker Drive
The Light
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Light

Engage with the powerful work of Chicago’s youth artists. The Light, a Chicago Youth Theatre Festival, is a collection of short plays, devised theatre, dance, spoken word…

Thursday August 19
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Touring
Chicago Dance Month
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Dance Month

See Chicago Dance, the dance industry’s nonprofit service organization, is proud to announce that this June will see the return of its popular annual offering,…

Thursday August 19
7:00 p.m.
Multiple Locations
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