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Wicked
Sep28
Dec4
Theatre & Performing Arts

Wicked

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young…

Wednesday September 28Sunday December 4
A Christmas Carol
Nov19
Dec31
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Christmas Carol

Experience the “perfect Chicago holiday tradition” (Chicago Parent) that has delighted nearly two million theatergoers—Goodman Theatre’s A Christmas Carol. With its “first-rate cast and marvelous staging…

Saturday November 19Saturday December 31
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
It Runs in the Family
Nov23
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

It Runs in the Family

Britain’s master farceur ( TWO INTO ONE, RUN FOR YOUR WIFE, and others) is at it again. Set in a hospital three days before Christmas,…

Wednesday November 23
1:00 p.m.Saturday November 26
3:00 p.m.
Citadel Theatre
300 S. Waukegan Road
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
Nov25
Nov26
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 November 25
12:00 a.m.Saturday November 26
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
RENT by Porchlight Music Theatre
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

RENT by Porchlight Music Theatre

Porchlight Music Theatre presents the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, RENT, at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., October…

Saturday November 26
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.
Filament Theatre’s FORTS: Build Your Adventure and FORTS: Adult Night
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Filament Theatre’s FORTS: Build Your Adventure and FORTS: Adult Night

Chicago’s Filament Theatre returns with its hit immersive play experience for families FORTS: Build Your Own Adventure, in which Filament transforms into a play space for…

Saturday November 26
1:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Filament Theatre
4041 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Hit Musical Dooby Dooby Moo Returns to Lifeline Theatre
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hit Musical Dooby Dooby Moo Returns to Lifeline Theatre

Lifeline Theatre presents Dooby Dooby Moo, based on the popular bestseller by Doreen Cronin; illustrated by Betsy Lewin. Dooby Dooby Moo runs November 12–December 11…

Saturday November 26
11:00 a.m.
Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood Ave.
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Chicago’s beloved holiday tradition returns to the stage this holiday season, a classic the whole family will treasure! Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s story about…

Saturday November 26
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Lookingglass Theatre Company
821 N. Michigan Ave.
The Island
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Island

John and Winston are political prisoners on South Africa’s infamous Robben Island, spending their days toiling at grueling, futile tasks in the prison’s quarry. At…

Saturday November 26
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Court Theatre
5535 S. Ellis Ave.
The Island
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Island

John and Winston are political prisoners on South Africa’s infamous Robben Island, spending their days toiling at grueling, futile tasks in the prison’s quarry. At…

Saturday November 26
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Court Theatre
5535 S. Ellis Ave.
The Lion King
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Lion King

Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from…

Saturday November 26
2:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W. Randolph St.
Filament Theatre’s FORTS: Build Your Adventure and FORTS: Adult Night
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Filament Theatre’s FORTS: Build Your Adventure and FORTS: Adult Night

Chicago’s Filament Theatre returns with its hit immersive play experience for families FORTS: Build Your Own Adventure, in which Filament transforms into a play space for…

Saturday November 26
3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Filament Theatre
4041 N. Milwaukee Ave.
College of DuPage Theater: Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

College of DuPage Theater: Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”

In this 70-minute adaptation, the treasured tale of Ebenezer Scrooge is brought to life by a cast of 50 local actors and children creating the…

Saturday November 26
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd
Southern Gothic
Nov26
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 November 26
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Playhouse at Petterino’s
150 N Dearborn
Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour
Nov26
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 November 26
4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Drunk Shakespeare
Nov26
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 November 26
5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Nov26
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 November 26
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown/Magnificent Mile
165 E. Ontario St.
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Chicago’s beloved holiday tradition returns to the stage this holiday season, a classic the whole family will treasure! Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s story about…

Saturday November 26
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Lookingglass Theatre Company
821 N. Michigan Ave.
College of DuPage Theater: Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

College of DuPage Theater: Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”

In this 70-minute adaptation, the treasured tale of Ebenezer Scrooge is brought to life by a cast of 50 local actors and children creating the…

Saturday November 26
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd
Drunk Shakespeare
Nov26
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 November 26
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Southern Gothic
Nov26
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 November 26
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Playhouse at Petterino’s
150 N Dearborn
Cabaret ZaZou presents LUMINAIRE
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Cabaret ZaZou presents LUMINAIRE

Randolph Entertainment LLC, producer of the fan favorite Teatro ZinZanni Chicago,  announced CABARET ZAZOU’s premier production, Luminaire will open on September 7, 2022. The new, groundbreaking,…

Saturday November 26
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
The Roar Speakeasy: A Prohibition Era Experience
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Roar Speakeasy: A Prohibition Era Experience

Go back in time to Chicago’s Prohibition Era at The Roar on Rush! A lively Speakeasy that lights the way to a hidden 4-room cocktail…

Saturday November 26
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Roar on Rush
437 N. Rush Street
Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical
Nov26
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 November 26
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
230 West North Ave, 3rd Floor
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