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The Play That Goes Wrong
Dec14
Jan30
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Play That Goes Wrong

What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Broadway & London’s award-winning…

Tuesday December 14, 2021Sunday January 30, 2022
Oklahoma!
Jan11
Jan23
Theatre & Performing Arts

Oklahoma!

“How is it that the coolest new show on Broadway is a 1943 musical?” says The New York Times. This is OKLAHOMA! as you’ve never…

Tuesday January 11Sunday January 23
CIBC Theatre
18 West Monroe Street
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
Jan21
Jan22
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 January 21
12:00 a.m.Saturday January 22
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Annual Holiday Show at The Factory Theater
Jan22
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

Annual Holiday Show at The Factory Theater

The Factory Theater,1623 W. Howard St., is pleased to announce the return of their annual Holiday Show available for viewing exclusively online. The Factory Theater…

Saturday January 22
The Factory Theater
Virtual Event
Disney’s Frozen
Jan22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Disney’s Frozen

From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, is now on tour across North America and the critics rave,…

Saturday January 22
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W. Randolph St.
Wellesley Girl at Theater Wit
Jan22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Wellesley Girl at Theater Wit

Compass Theatre is proud to announce its LIVE return to stage with the production of Wellesley Girl, written by playwright Brendan Pelsue and directed by…

Saturday January 22
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
Late Nite Catechism
Jan22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Late Nite Catechism

Call it Loretta Young meets Carol Burnett and Whoopi Goldberg. Part catechism class, part stand-up routine. Written by Vicki Quade & Maripat Donovan, it’s an…

Saturday January 22
5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
Hypnotist Chris Jones
Jan22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hypnotist Chris Jones

Join us in the New Year for a night of magic and laughter with hypnotist and Beverly resident Chris Jones Jones gained notoriety with his…

Saturday January 22
5:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Beverly Arts Center
2407 W. 111th Street
8-TRACK: The Sounds of the 70’s
Jan22
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

8-TRACK: The Sounds of the 70’s

Put on your leisure suits, halter tops, and platform shoes and get ready to boogie down through 10-years of ground-breaking music! With its propulsive rhythms…

Saturday January 22
7:00 p.m.
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
721 Howard
Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical
Jan22
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical

“CRITICS’ PICK. TRULY AMAZING!” – New York Times “BEST VISITING IMPROV COMEDY!”– TimeOut NY “HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!” – The Onion “★★★★★” THEY ARE AN ENTERTAINMENT PHENOMENON AND I…

Saturday January 22
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
230 West North Ave, 3rd Floor
Mary Rose
Jan22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Mary Rose

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased present the world premiere musical Mary Rose, adapted from play of the same name by J.M. Barrie (Peter Pan). It spins the tale of…

Saturday January 22
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway St.
The Virginian
Jan22
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Virginian

A world premiere adaptation of the novel that originated the archetype of the American cowboy.  Never named, rough-hewn but soft-spoken, living on the frontier between…

Saturday January 22
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
City Lit Theater Company
1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Wellesley Girl at Theater Wit
Jan22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Wellesley Girl at Theater Wit

Compass Theatre is proud to announce its LIVE return to stage with the production of Wellesley Girl, written by playwright Brendan Pelsue and directed by…

Saturday January 22
8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
DePaul Concert Choir
Jan22
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

DePaul Concert Choir

The DePaul Choirs are dedicated to  developing the choral artistry  of a wide array of student singers with diverse and engaging repertoire, often collaborating  with…

Saturday January 22
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Holtschneider Performance Center, DePaul University
2330 N Halsted St
The Lincoln Lodge
Jan22
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 January 22
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Anxiety Tonight! (Pigtails are Kosher) Encore Back by Popular Demand!
Jan22
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Anxiety Tonight! (Pigtails are Kosher) Encore Back by Popular Demand!

After missing last year because of the pandemic, Miriam Plotkin returns with her hit show Anxiety Tonight! (Pigtails are Kosher), a Jewish themed parody song…

Saturday January 22
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret
1383 North Milwaukee Ave
Bible Bingo
Jan22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Bible Bingo

Now in its 12th year, Bible Bingo is a hit, long-running, interactive comedy play, written by Vicki Quade. The premise is that Mrs. Mary Margaret…

Saturday January 22
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
Bible Bingo
Jan22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Bible Bingo

Now in its 12th year, “Bible Bingo” is a hit, long-running, interactive comedy play, written by Vicki Quade. The premise is that Mrs. Mary Margaret…

Saturday January 22
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Branford Marsalis
Jan22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Branford Marsalis

One of jazz’s most revered musicians, Branford Marsalis collaborates with the innovative Orpheus Chamber Orchestra for a program that explores the intersection of jazz and classical, from…

Saturday January 22
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.

220 S. Michigan Ave.
Symphony Center Presents Special Concert: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Branford Marsalis
Jan22
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Symphony Center Presents Special Concert: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Branford Marsalis

One of jazz’s most revered musicians, Branford Marsalis collaborates with the innovative Orpheus Chamber Orchestra for a program that explores the intersection of jazz and classical, from…

Saturday January 22
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Symphony Center Presents Special Concert: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Branford Marsalis
Jan22
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Symphony Center Presents Special Concert: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Branford Marsalis

One of jazz’s most revered musicians, Branford Marsalis collaborates with the innovative Orpheus Chamber Orchestra for a program that explores the intersection of jazz and classical, from…

Saturday January 22
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
The Play That Goes Wrong
Jan22
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Play That Goes Wrong

What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Broadway & London’s award-winning…

Saturday January 22
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
“Crazy or Nah?!” Something like a One Woman Show
Jan22
Theatre & Performing Arts

“Crazy or Nah?!” Something like a One Woman Show

These past few years have been wild for most of us, so much so that we’re questioning whether or not our thoughts, emotions, and actions…

Saturday January 22
9:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
Annual Holiday Show at The Factory Theater
Jan23
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

Annual Holiday Show at The Factory Theater

The Factory Theater,1623 W. Howard St., is pleased to announce the return of their annual Holiday Show available for viewing exclusively online. The Factory Theater…

Sunday January 23
The Factory Theater
Virtual Event
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