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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
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
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
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
May20
May21
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 May 20
12:00 a.m.Saturday May 21
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
National Tap Dance Weekend
May21
Theatre & Performing Arts

National Tap Dance Weekend

Celebrating National Tap Dance Day, M.A.D.D. Rhythms partners with Chicago Tap Theatre for a weekend of classes and intensives. Representing the breadth of diversity of…

Saturday May 21
Harold Washington Cultural Center
4701 S. King Drive
SIX
May21
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…

Saturday May 21
CIBC Theatre
18 West Monroe Street
M.A.D.D Rhythms and Chicago Tap Theatre Celebrate National Tap Dance Day!
May21
Theatre & Performing Arts

M.A.D.D Rhythms and Chicago Tap Theatre Celebrate National Tap Dance Day!

CHICAGO – M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Chicago’s premier Tap collective, and Chicago Tap Theatre, Chicago’s vibrant dance company celebrate Tap, as Chicago Tap All-Stars, bring unity and…

Saturday May 21
10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Harold Washington Cultural Center
4701 S. King Drive
Lookingglass Alice
May21
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…

Saturday May 21
2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Water Tower Water Works
821 N. Michigan Ave.
Middle Passage at Lifeline Theatre
May21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Middle Passage at Lifeline Theatre

Lifeline Theatre presents Middle Passage directed by Lifeline Artistic Director Ilesa Duncan April 25 – June 5 at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave. Middle…

Saturday May 21
4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood Ave.
Late Nite Catechism
May21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Late Nite Catechism

Call it Loretta Young meets Carol Burnett and Whoopi Goldberg. Late Nite Catechism part catechism class, part stand-up routine. Written by Vicki Quade & Maripat…

Saturday May 21
5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project presents Alchemy: Black Dance in Chicago and the Spirit of Transformation
May21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project presents Alchemy: Black Dance in Chicago and the Spirit of Transformation

Back by popular demand, The CBDLP presents its Spring 2022 Concert ALCHEMY, featuringAyodele Drum & Dance, The Chicago Multicultural Dance Company, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater,…

Saturday May 21
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Performance Hall – Logan Center for the Arts
915 E 60th St
Hades Danse Macabre
May21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hades Danse Macabre

Hades Danse Macabre Open Friday the 13th of May Danse Macabre is seeking joyful souls to join an immersive journey into the nightscape to reveal…

Saturday May 21
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
River Park Field House Theatre
5100 North Francisco Ave
On The Greenbelt
May21
Theatre & Performing Arts

On The Greenbelt

Strawdog Theatre Company, Chicago’s newest free theater, returns this spring with the world premiere of On The Greenbelt, a serio-comic play that jumps between past…

Saturday May 21
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Links Hall
3111 North Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618
The World Premiere of Seven Days at Sea by By Martha Hansen and Directed By Margaret Knapp
May21
Theatre & Performing Arts

The World Premiere of Seven Days at Sea by By Martha Hansen and Directed By Margaret Knapp

“I wrote this, my first play, as I feel older women’s voices are rarely heard and it has been a humbling experience. As one friend…

Saturday May 21
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway St.
Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
May21
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…

Saturday May 21
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Invictus Theatre Company’s Reginald Vaughn Theater
1106 W. Thorndale Avenue
Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical
May21
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 May 21
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
230 West North Ave, 3rd Floor
At The Vanishing Point
May21
Theatre & Performing Arts

At The Vanishing Point

The Gift Theatre is pleased to welcome back live audiences with the Chicago premiere of Naomi Iizuka’s drama At the Vanishing Point, directed by Lavina Jadhwani. How…

Saturday May 21
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Filament Theatre
4041 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Lookingglass Alice
May21
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…

Saturday May 21
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Water Tower Water Works
821 N. Michigan Ave.
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