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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.
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.
Light Falls
Aug12
Aug14
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,…

Friday August 12
7:30 p.m.Sunday August 14
10:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
The Devil Wears Prada
Aug13
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…

Saturday August 13
Chicago Drag Brunch
Aug13
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Drag Brunch

Muffy Fishbasket & BimBamBoom present… CHICAGO DRAG BRUNCH Saturdays at 11AM, join us a for delicious brunch, served with a heaping helping of Camp &…

Saturday August 13
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Rock Bottom Brewery
1 W. Grand Ave
Dance the Walk
Aug13
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dance the Walk

Dance with us on the Chicago Riverwalk! Links Hall is celebrating the Year of Chicago Dance with FREE performances and community workshops on the Riverwalk!…

Saturday August 13
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Muros Titan Walls Mural Festival
Aug13
Theatre & Performing Arts

Muros Titan Walls Mural Festival

Chicago’s 4th annual mural festival, Titan Walls, has officially kicked off! Brought to you by local art activation agency, Muros, the festival will continue to spread art across Chicago…

Saturday August 13
12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
District Brew Yards
417 N Ashland Ave
Music Theater Works Announces ZORRO THE MUSICAL
Aug13
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…

Saturday August 13
2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie
9501 Skokie Blvd.
Thirsty Ears Festival
Aug13
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

Thirsty Ears Festival

Chicago’s only classical music street festival features two days of stellar performances, craft beer from Dovetail, food trucks and kid-friendly activities and performances both days.

Saturday August 13
2:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Access Contemporary Music
1758 W. Wilson Ave.
Wave Wall Moves
Aug13
Theatre & Performing Arts

Wave Wall Moves

Pop-up dance performances and interactive dance classes running about 15 minutes each that will feature a rotating roster of dance companies each Saturday throughout the…

Saturday August 13
3:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour
Aug13
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour

Experience Jaw-Dropping Magic. Step into the grand Palmer House lobby and meet 3rd Generation Magician and Mind-Reader Dennis Watkins. Bask in the glamour of historic…

Saturday August 13
4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Drunk Shakespeare
Aug13
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…

Saturday August 13
5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Aug13
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Midsommer Flight’s annual summer production of free Shakespeare in Chicago parks. One of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, it concerns young lovers who must fight stubborn…

Saturday August 13
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens
1801 S Indiana Ave
Dance for Life
Aug13
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dance for Life

Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which supports the health and wellness of Chicago’s professional dance community, announces the program for its 31st annual fundraiser, Dance for…

Saturday August 13
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Auditorium Theatre
50 E Ida B Wells Dr
Dance For Life
Aug13
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dance For Life

Dance for Life returns to the Auditorium Theatre with performances by Chicago Dance Crash, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, Giordano Dance Chicago, The Joffrey Ballet, NAJWA…

Saturday August 13
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Auditorium Theatre
50 E Ida B Wells Dr
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Aug13
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

The Dinner Detective is an interactive murder mystery set in present day and based on real cold cases. Feast on a fantastic dinner, but just…

Saturday August 13
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown/Magnificent Mile
165 E. Ontario St.
Drunk Shakespeare
Aug13
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…

Saturday August 13
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical
Aug13
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 August 13
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
230 West North Ave, 3rd Floor
A Restoration Comedy
Aug13
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…

Saturday August 13
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Athenaeum Center for Thought and Culture
2936 North Southport Avenue
The Playboy of the Western World
Aug13
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…

Saturday August 13
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
City Lit Theater Company
1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Light Falls
Aug13
Aug15
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 13
7:30 p.m.Monday August 15
10:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
Are You Smarter Than Your 8th Grade Nun?
Aug13
Theatre & Performing Arts

Are You Smarter Than Your 8th Grade Nun?

Continuing her series of religious comedies, including the hit Late Nite Catechism, Vicki Quade is pleased her latest comedy has been extended. It’s a new…

Saturday August 13
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
Back at the House… With or Without Roommates
Aug13
Theatre & Performing Arts

Back at the House… With or Without Roommates

Curious Theatre Branch is pleased to present Back at the House… With or Without Roommates, three two-person plays written by Jenny Magnus, Myle Yan Tay and Beau O’Reilly. Benny and Margaret…

Saturday August 13
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Jimmy Beans Cabaret
2553 W. Fullerton Ave.
The Lincoln Lodge
Aug13
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 August 13
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
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