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VICINITY DIPTYCH
Sep8
Oct16
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts

VICINITY DIPTYCH

VICINITY DIPTYCH consists of two installation performance works Tend and as though your body were right. These projects are independent companion pieces that explore overlapping…

Thursday September 8
7:00 p.m.Sunday October 16
7:00 p.m.
Indian Boundary Park
2500 W Lunt Avenue
Clyde’s
Sep10
Oct9
Theatre & Performing Arts

Clyde’s

“Feisty comedy is on the menu” (Washington Post) in two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage’s latest Broadway triumph. Creating the perfect sandwich is the shared…

Saturday September 10Sunday October 9
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Destinos
Sep15
Oct16
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

Destinos

Destinos: 5th Chicago International Latino Theater Festival The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance is proud to present the citywide annual 5th Destinos: Chicago International Latino Theater…

Thursday September 15Sunday October 16
Anastasia
Sep20
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Anastasia

The mystery that fascinated the world is now the musical that captivated Broadway. A rumor is spreading across the land: the missing princess of the…

Tuesday September 20Sunday September 25
CIBC Theatre
18 West Monroe Street
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
Sep23
Sep24
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 September 23
12:00 a.m.Saturday September 24
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Leonardo! A Wonderful Show About a Terrible Monster
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Leonardo! A Wonderful Show About a Terrible Monster

Leonardo is a terrible monster. He tries so hard to be scary, but he just…isn’t. Then Leonardo finds Sam, the most scaredy-cat kid in the…

Saturday September 24
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Chicago Children’s Theatre
100 S. Racine
Chicago Drag Brunch
Sep24
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 September 24
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Rock Bottom Brewery
1 W. Grand Ave
Leonardo! A Wonderful Show About a Terrible Monster
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Leonardo! A Wonderful Show About a Terrible Monster

Leonardo is a terrible monster. He tries so hard to be scary, but he just…isn’t. Then Leonardo finds Sam, the most scaredy-cat kid in the…

Saturday September 24
11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Chicago Children’s Theatre
100 S. Racine
Improvisers’ Dance Jam at Big Marsh
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Improvisers’ Dance Jam at Big Marsh

CHICAGO DANCEMAKERS FORUM PARTNERS WITH M.A.D.D. RHYTHMS,  [UN]COMMON GROUNDS, AND WE ARE COLLECTIVE FOR A DAY OF IMPROVISATIONAL DANCE PRACTICES. FREE EVENT. OPEN TO ALL.  Saturday, September 24, 2022 1:00-4:00pm…

Saturday September 24
1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Big Marsh Park
11559 S Stony Island
Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience

An immersive cocktail adventure! Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world…

Saturday September 24
1:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
The Galway Arms, 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
The Galway Arms, 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
Little Shop of Horrors
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Little Shop of Horrors

Based on the 1960 film by Roger Corman and featuring a book by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Ashman, LITTLE SHOP…

Saturday September 24
2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Citadel Theatre
300 S. Waukegan Road
Lifeline Theatre Presents “Miss Homes Returns”
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Lifeline Theatre Presents “Miss Homes Returns”

Lifeline Theatre presents Miss Holmes Returns, written by ensemble member Christopher M. Walsh and directed by Lifeline ensemble member Elise Kauzlaric, running August 26–October 16…

Saturday September 24
2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood Ave.
SOUTHERN GOTHIC
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

SOUTHERN GOTHIC

Windy City Playhouse, in association with Goodman Theatre and Greg Schaffert, presents SOUTHERN GOTHIC, an immersive theatrical experience where audience members are invited to step…

Saturday September 24
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Playhouse at Petterino’s
150 N Dearborn
Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour
Sep24
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 September 24
4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Drunk Shakespeare
Sep24
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 September 24
5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Late Nite Catechism
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Late Nite Catechism

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

Saturday September 24
5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 North Lincoln Avenue, Illinois
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Sep24
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 September 24
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown/Magnificent Mile
165 E. Ontario St.
Symphony Ball
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Symphony Ball

Riccardo Muti conducts a rousing start to the 2022/23 Season. After opening with Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s lush Solemn Prelude, the CSO is joined by the formidable Yefim…

Saturday September 24
6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.

220 S. Michigan Ave.
Drunk Shakespeare
Sep24
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 September 24
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
SOUTHERN GOTHIC
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

SOUTHERN GOTHIC

Windy City Playhouse, in association with Goodman Theatre and Greg Schaffert, presents SOUTHERN GOTHIC, an immersive theatrical experience where audience members are invited to step…

Saturday September 24
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Playhouse at Petterino’s
150 N Dearborn
What to Send Up When It Goes Down
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

What to Send Up When It Goes Down

Congo Square Theatre Company, one of the nation’s premier African American ensemble theater companies, presents What to Send Up When It Goes Down in residence…

Saturday September 24
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Lookingglass Theatre Company
821 N. Michigan Ave.
SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Kokandy Productions is thrilled to continue its 10th anniversary season with a revival of Stephen Sondheim’s macabre masterpiece Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Sweeney Todd has…

Saturday September 24
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Chopin Theatre
1543 W Division St.
Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical
Sep24
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 September 24
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
230 West North Ave, 3rd Floor
Falling for Make Believe
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Falling for Make Believe

Skokie’s MadKap Productions presents “Falling for Make Believe.” In this Midwest premiere, playwright Mark Saltzman shares the real story behind the music of composer Richard…

Saturday September 24
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Skokie Theatre
7924 N. Lincoln Ave.
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