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Chicago Cabaret Week 2022
May6
May16
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Cabaret Week 2022

City-Wide festival Chicago Cabaret Week runs May 6 – 16 Get Carried Away By Chicago Cabaret! Cabaret has been at the heartbeat of Chicago’s nightclub…

Friday May 6
7:30 p.m.Monday May 16
10:00 p.m.
Multiple Locations
The Chinese Lady
May8
Jun18
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Chinese Lady

Chicago Premiere! This story of the first Chinese woman to arrive in the United States unearths hidden history with humor and insight, asking us to…

Sunday May 8
2:00 p.m.Saturday June 18
8:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
Teatro Zinzanni
May11
Dec31
Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro Zinzanni

It has been a long couple of years of dreams delayed and hopes dashed, but it’s time to move from “What if?” to “Let’s find…

Wednesday May 11Saturday December 31
Spiegeltent ZaZou – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
Teatro Zinzanni
May12
Jan1
Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro Zinzanni

It has been a long couple of years of dreams delayed and hopes dashed, but it’s time to move from “What if?” to “Let’s find…

Thursday May 12, 2022Sunday January 1, 2023
Spiegeltent ZaZou – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
Teatro Zinzanni
May13
Jan2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro Zinzanni

It has been a long couple of years of dreams delayed and hopes dashed, but it’s time to move from “What if?” to “Let’s find…

Friday May 13, 2022Monday January 2, 2023
Spiegeltent ZaZou – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
Teatro Zinzanni
May14
Jan3
Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro Zinzanni

It has been a long couple of years of dreams delayed and hopes dashed, but it’s time to move from “What if?” to “Let’s find…

Saturday May 14, 2022Tuesday January 3, 2023
Spiegeltent ZaZou – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
Teatro Zinzanni
May15
Jan4
Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro Zinzanni

It has been a long couple of years of dreams delayed and hopes dashed, but it’s time to move from “What if?” to “Let’s find…

Sunday May 15, 2022Wednesday January 4, 2023
Spiegeltent ZaZou – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
Josephine Baker, A Legacy of Fervor
May16
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Josephine Baker, A Legacy of Fervor

A grand finale for both Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion and Chicago Cabaret Week 2022. In Person – In French & English. Ten performers from Paris…

Monday May 16
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Alliance Française de Chicago
54 W. Chicago Ave.
Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
May16
Theatre & Performing Arts

Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

George, a professor at a small college, and his wife, Martha, have just returned home, drunk from a Saturday night party when Martha announces that…

Monday May 16
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Invictus Theatre Company’s Reginald Vaughn Theater
1106 W. Thorndale Avenue
Emma’s Child
May16
Theatre & Performing Arts

Emma’s Child

One of the great Chicago plays.  By City Lit’s resident playwright, author of VOICE OF GOOD HOPE and THE SAFE HOUSE, it won the Susan…

Monday May 16
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
City Lit Theater Company
1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Fiddler on the Roof
May17
May22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Fiddler on the Roof

Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I and 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic…

Tuesday May 17Sunday May 22
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W. Randolph St.
To Kill A Mockingbird
May17
May29
Theatre & Performing Arts

To Kill A Mockingbird

All rise for Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork. The New York Times Critic’s Pick TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD…

Tuesday May 17Sunday May 29
SIX
May17
Theatre & Performing Arts

SIX

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. After taking Broadway by storm, SIX makes a triumphant return to Chicago this spring. From Tudor Queens to Pop…

Tuesday May 17
CIBC Theatre
18 West Monroe Street
Lookingglass Alice
May17
Theatre & Performing Arts

Lookingglass Alice

Lookingglass Alice returns for a fantastical trip down the rabbit hole, through the looking glass, and deep into your heart. The New York Times calls this circus-infused adaptation…

Tuesday May 17
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Water Tower Water Works
821 N. Michigan Ave.
The Play That Goes Wrong
May17
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 May 17
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
TANEC – The Soul of Macedonia
May17
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

TANEC – The Soul of Macedonia

TANEC The Soul of Macedonia North American Tour – MAY 2022 _____   Experience a feast for your eyes, ears and soul. Macedonia’s National Folklore…

Tuesday May 17
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Copernicus Center
5216 W. Lawrence Ave.
TANEC – the soul of Macedonia – live in Chicago
May17
Theatre & Performing Arts

TANEC – the soul of Macedonia – live in Chicago

TANEC The Soul of Macedonia North American Tour – MAY 2022 _____ Experience a feast for your eyes, ears and soul. Macedonia’s National Folklore Ensemble…

Tuesday May 17
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Copernicus Center
5216 W. Lawrence Ave.
SIX
May18
Theatre & Performing Arts

SIX

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. After taking Broadway by storm, SIX makes a triumphant return to Chicago this spring. From Tudor Queens to Pop…

Wednesday May 18
CIBC Theatre
18 West Monroe Street
M.A.D.D Rhythms Presents Black Dance United 2022
May18
Jun1
Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

M.A.D.D Rhythms Presents Black Dance United 2022

In association with African American Arts Alliance of Chicago and Black Dance United, M.A.D.D. Rhythms will participate in workshops and a panel sharing best practices…

Wednesday May 18
12:00 a.m.Wednesday June 1
12:00 a.m.
Virtual Event
Virtual Event
Zhenni Li, Piano 
May18
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Zhenni Li, Piano 

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | ZHENNI LI, PIANO    Program: Claude Debussy – Select Preludes, Book 1  Zhihong Guo – Xinjiang Dance    J.S…

Wednesday May 18
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
The Play That Goes Wrong
May18
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…

Wednesday May 18
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Museum of Illusions Presents: Kids Happy Hour
May18
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts

Museum of Illusions Presents: Kids Happy Hour

Museum of Illusions is introducing “Kids Happy Hour” every Wednesday from 3:30 – 5:30 pm beginning April 27th running through May. During Kids Happy Hour Museum of Illusions invites…

Wednesday May 18
3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
museum of illusions chicago
25 E Washington St.
Lookingglass Alice
May18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Lookingglass Alice

Lookingglass Alice returns for a fantastical trip down the rabbit hole, through the looking glass, and deep into your heart. The New York Times calls this circus-infused adaptation…

Wednesday May 18
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Water Tower Water Works
821 N. Michigan Ave.
Porchlight Music Theatre Revisits Passing Strange
May18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Porchlight Music Theatre Revisits Passing Strange

Porchlight Music Theatre concludes the eighth season of its “lost” musicals series with Porchlight Revisits Passing Strange. From L.A. to Amsterdam to Berlin, a young…

Wednesday May 18
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.
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