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Light Falls
Aug6
Aug8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Light Falls

For one clear moment, rain and light fall from a cloudless sky. For one clear moment, Christine sees the lives of her family, her town,…

Saturday August 6
7:30 p.m.Monday August 8
10:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
The Playboy of the Western World
Aug8
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Playboy of the Western World

Christy Mahon comes into Flaherty’s tavern on the west coast of Ireland and claims to have killed his father with a loy (shovel). The locals…

Monday August 8
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
City Lit Theater Company
1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
The Devil Wears Prada
Aug9
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Devil Wears Prada

From Tony®, Grammy®, and Academy Award® winner Elton John, Tony-winning director Anna D. Shapiro (August: Osage County, Steppenwolf Theatre), and Tony-winning producer Kevin McCollum (In…

Tuesday August 9
Poetry @ The Green at 320 S. Canal
Aug9
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

Poetry @ The Green at 320 S. Canal

The Chicago Poetry Center and The Green at 320 S. Canal present Poetry @ The Green at 320, a free, weekly reading and open mic…

Tuesday August 9
5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Green at 320 S. Canal
320 South Canal St.
RUSH HOUR CONCERTS | | AXIOM BRASS: Love, Mystery and Despair
Aug9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

RUSH HOUR CONCERTS | | AXIOM BRASS: Love, Mystery and Despair

RUSH HOUR CONCERTS | | AXIOM BRASS: Love, Mystery and Despair Axiom Brass Dorival Puccini, Jr., and Christopher Scanlon, trumpets Abby Black, French horn Corey…

Tuesday August 9
5:45 p.m.6:30 p.m.
RUSH HOUR CONCERTS | | AXIOM BRASS: Love, Mystery and Despair
Aug9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

RUSH HOUR CONCERTS | | AXIOM BRASS: Love, Mystery and Despair

RUSH HOUR CONCERTS | | AXIOM BRASS: Love, Mystery and Despair Axiom Brass Dorival Puccini, Jr., and Christopher Scanlon, trumpets Abby Black, French horn Corey…

Tuesday August 9
5:45 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Porchlight Music Theatre’s Broadway In Your Backyard
Aug9
Theatre & Performing Arts

Porchlight Music Theatre’s Broadway In Your Backyard

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the return of its free concert series Broadway in Your Backyard, July 19 – September 6, as part…

Tuesday August 9
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Devil Wears Prada
Aug10
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Devil Wears Prada

From Tony®, Grammy®, and Academy Award® winner Elton John, Tony-winning director Anna D. Shapiro (August: Osage County, Steppenwolf Theatre), and Tony-winning producer Kevin McCollum (In…

Wednesday August 10
DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | MATTHIEU COGNET, PIANO
Aug10
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | MATTHIEU COGNET, PIANO

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | MATTHIEU COGNET, PIANO Program: Robert Schumann – Arabesque in C Major Op. 18  Frédéric Chopin – Andante Spianato and…

Wednesday August 10
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | MATTHIEU COGNET, PIANO
Aug10
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | MATTHIEU COGNET, PIANO

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | MATTHIEU COGNET, PIANO Program: Robert Schumann – Arabesque in C Major Op. 18  Frédéric Chopin – Andante Spianato and…

Wednesday August 10
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
Summer Spotlight Performance – The Union of Power and Grace!
Aug10
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Summer Spotlight Performance – The Union of Power and Grace!

Like a finely tuned dancer, the most highly trained and athletic horse can create a picture of elegance through movement. Witness the beauty of classical…

Wednesday August 10
1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tempel Farms
17000 W Wadsworth Rd
Free Summer Screenings Program
Aug10
Theatre & Performing Arts

Free Summer Screenings Program

The Chicago International Film Festival presents Summer Screenings, a free weekly film series that casts a spotlight on different national cinemas from around the world.…

Wednesday August 10
6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
“Open Mic” Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Aug10
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

“Open Mic” Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday

Open Mic Series Singers, comedians, and entertainers, the spotlight is yours! You are invited to tell jokes, sing a song, or just kick back and relax,…

Wednesday August 10
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
eta Creative Arts Foundation
7558 S South Chicago Ave
Drunk Shakespeare
Aug10
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Wednesday August 10
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
The Devil Wears Prada
Aug11
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Devil Wears Prada

From Tony®, Grammy®, and Academy Award® winner Elton John, Tony-winning director Anna D. Shapiro (August: Osage County, Steppenwolf Theatre), and Tony-winning producer Kevin McCollum (In…

Thursday August 11
Music Theater Works Announces ZORRO THE MUSICAL
Aug11
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Music Theater Works Announces ZORRO THE MUSICAL

Brace yourself for extraordinary aerial acrobatics, spectacular sword-fighting and incredible magic in the theater as Music Theater Works tells the tale of the legendary swordsman…

Thursday August 11
1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie
9501 Skokie Blvd.
The Factory Theater kicks off its 28th season with a launch party for “The HOA,” Aug. 11
Aug11
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Factory Theater kicks off its 28th season with a launch party for “The HOA,” Aug. 11

The Factory Theater,1623 W. Howard St., is proud to announce the cast and creative team for the first production in its 28th season, the world…

Thursday August 11
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Factory Theater
1623 W. Howard St
Drunk Shakespeare
Aug11
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Thursday August 11
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
A Restoration Comedy
Aug11
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Restoration Comedy

On the Spot Theatre Company brings their entertaining brand of comedic drama to the Athenaeum Center:  A Restoration Comedy, the world premiere of a new…

Thursday August 11
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Athenaeum Center for Thought and Culture
2936 North Southport Avenue
Light Falls
Aug11
Aug13
Theatre & Performing Arts

Light Falls

For one clear moment, rain and light fall from a cloudless sky. For one clear moment, Christine sees the lives of her family, her town,…

Thursday August 11
7:30 p.m.Saturday August 13
10:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
Laura Dellis Gives Encore Performance of “Halfway to Fifty”
Aug11
Aug12
Theatre & Performing Arts

Laura Dellis Gives Encore Performance of “Halfway to Fifty”

Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret, Chicago’s premier location for enjoying music in an intimate setting, hosts Laura Dellis for an encore performance of Halfway to…

Thursday August 11
8:00 p.m.Friday August 12
9:30 p.m.
Davenport’s Cabaret Room
1383 N. Milwaukee Ave.
The Devil Wears Prada
Aug12
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Devil Wears Prada

From Tony®, Grammy®, and Academy Award® winner Elton John, Tony-winning director Anna D. Shapiro (August: Osage County, Steppenwolf Theatre), and Tony-winning producer Kevin McCollum (In…

Friday August 12
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
Aug12
Aug13
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 August 12
12:00 a.m.Saturday August 13
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
A Restoration Comedy
Aug12
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Restoration Comedy

On the Spot Theatre Company brings their entertaining brand of comedic drama to the Athenaeum Center:  A Restoration Comedy, the world premiere of a new…

Friday August 12
2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Athenaeum Center for Thought and Culture
2936 North Southport Avenue
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