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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
Nov27
Nov28
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,…

Sunday November 27
3:00 p.m.Monday November 28
5:00 p.m.
Citadel Theatre
300 S. Waukegan Road
Jack Off the Beanstalk
Nov28
Theatre & Performing Arts

Jack Off the Beanstalk

PrideArts will bring the British theatrical genre of panto to Chicago for the company’s holiday show. A tradition with roots going back to Commedia Dell’Arte,…

Monday November 28
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Create: Pride Arts Center
4139 N. Broadway
The Mark of Kane
Nov28
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Mark of Kane

In 1939, two young friends huddled in a Bronx apartment and created a legend – the comic book character Batman. One, Bob Kane, goes on…

Monday November 28
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
City Lit Theater Company
1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays
Nov29
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays

Ring in the holidays with the mind-blowing spectacular, The Illusionists – Magic of the Holidays, showcasing the jaw-dropping talents of the most incredible illusionists on…

Tuesday November 29
7:25 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N Chicago St
Jack Off the Beanstalk
Nov29
Theatre & Performing Arts

Jack Off the Beanstalk

PrideArts will bring the British theatrical genre of panto to Chicago for the company’s holiday show. A tradition with roots going back to Commedia Dell’Arte,…

Tuesday November 29
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Create: Pride Arts Center
4139 N. Broadway
Best Night Ever Comedy Show
Nov29
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Best Night Ever Comedy Show

Best Night Ever is one of the city’s longest-running standup comedy showcases. Since 2009 the show has been highlighting comics from all over the city…

Tuesday November 29
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
Mrs. Claus! A Holiday Musical (BAC)
Nov30
Theatre & Performing Arts

Mrs. Claus! A Holiday Musical (BAC)

Chicago Kids Company’s holiday classic celebrates the 23rd year of MRS. CLAUS! A HOLIDAY MUSICAL. This show is so popular that we decided to present it…

Wednesday November 30
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Beverly Arts Center
2407 W. 111th Street
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Natasha Stojanovska, Piano
Nov30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Natasha Stojanovska, Piano

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | NATASHA STOJANOVSKA, PIANO Program: Jean-Philippe Rameau – L’Egyptienne Joseph Maurice Ravel – “Alborada del gracioso” from “Miroirs” Dora Pejachevich…

Wednesday November 30
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
The Lion King
Nov30
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…

Wednesday November 30
2:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W. Randolph St.
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
Nov30
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…

Wednesday November 30
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Lookingglass Theatre Company
821 N. Michigan Ave.
Southern Gothic
Nov30
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…

Wednesday November 30
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Playhouse at Petterino’s
150 N Dearborn
Brewing Up Laughs
Nov30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Brewing Up Laughs

Chicago’s best comedians as seen on HBO, Comedy Central, and at the Laugh Factory brought to you for an intimate, hilarious evening at the world…

Wednesday November 30
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Eris Brewery and Cider House
4240 W Irving Park Rd
Cabaret ZaZou presents LUMINAIRE
Nov30
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,…

Wednesday November 30
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
Drunk Shakespeare
Nov30
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 November 30
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Jack Off the Beanstalk
Nov30
Theatre & Performing Arts

Jack Off the Beanstalk

PrideArts will bring the British theatrical genre of panto to Chicago for the company’s holiday show. A tradition with roots going back to Commedia Dell’Arte,…

Wednesday November 30
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Create: Pride Arts Center
4139 N. Broadway
The Island
Nov30
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…

Wednesday November 30
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Court Theatre
5535 S. Ellis Ave.
The Island
Nov30
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…

Wednesday November 30
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Court Theatre
5535 S. Ellis Ave.
Mrs. Claus! A Holiday Musical (BAC)
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

Mrs. Claus! A Holiday Musical (BAC)

Chicago Kids Company’s holiday classic celebrates the 23rd year of MRS. CLAUS! A HOLIDAY MUSICAL. This show is so popular that we decided to present it…

Thursday December 1
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Beverly Arts Center
2407 W. 111th Street
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
Dec1
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…

Thursday December 1
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Lookingglass Theatre Company
821 N. Michigan Ave.
UChicago Tea Time Concert Series: Early Music Ensemble
Dec1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

UChicago Tea Time Concert Series: Early Music Ensemble

The Early Music Ensemble launches a season-long exploration of the works of Claudio Monteverdi, performing madrigals from his first, second, and third books, written to…

Thursday December 1
4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Fulton Recital Hall, Goodspeed Hall
1010 E. 59th St.
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
Dec1
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…

Thursday December 1
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Lookingglass Theatre Company
821 N. Michigan Ave.
Cabaret ZaZou presents LUMINAIRE
Dec1
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,…

Thursday December 1
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
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