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The Tortoise and the Hare
Jan19
Mar10
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Tortoise and the Hare

Chicago Kids Company – Theater for Children (CKC) presents The Tortoise and the Hare, a one-hour musical adaptation! The Hare is ready to win all…

Thursday January 19
10:30 a.m.Friday March 10
10:30 a.m.
the ripple, the wave that carried me home
Feb1
Theatre & Performing Arts

the ripple, the wave that carried me home

A family responds to injustice and a daughter reckons with her political inheritance in this new play by “a poet, a playwright to pay attention…

Wednesday February 1
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Toni Stone
Feb1
Theatre & Performing Arts

Toni Stone

Play ball! The sensational true story of the first woman to play professional baseball knocks it out of the park as a can’t-miss theatrical event.…

Wednesday February 1
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Anita Graef, Cello and Louise Chan, Piano
Feb1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Anita Graef, Cello and Louise Chan, Piano

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | ANITA GRAEF, CELLO LOUISE CHAN, PIANO   Program: Nikolai Kapustin – Nearly Waltz, Op. 98 Arvo Pärt – Fratres…

Wednesday February 1
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
Hansel and Gretel
Feb1
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hansel and Gretel

When this universally cherished production debuted 20 years ago, it captivated Chicago audiences. It did the same in 2012, and this season it returns again…

Wednesday February 1
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Civic Opera House
20 N Upper Wacker Dr STE 400
Hansel and Gretel
Feb1
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hansel and Gretel

When this universally cherished production debuted 20 years ago, it captivated Chicago audiences. It did the same in 2012, and this season it returns again…

Wednesday February 1
2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Lyric Opera House
20 N Wacker Drive
Architecture and Design Film Festival Chicago
Feb1
Feb5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts

Architecture and Design Film Festival Chicago

The Architecture and Design Film Fest is back in Chicago for the first time in six years from Feb 1-5. Stories of innovation and sustainability…

Wednesday February 1
5:00 p.m.Sunday February 5
10:00 p.m.
Chicago Architecture Center
111 E. Wacker Dr.
Cabaret ZaZou presents LUMINAIRE
Feb1
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 February 1
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
Drunk Shakespeare
Feb1
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 February 1
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Porchlight Music Theatre Announces, Award Winning Musical, Cabaret
Feb2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces, Award Winning Musical, Cabaret

Porchlight Music Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning landmark musical Cabaret, at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., January 14 –…

Thursday February 2
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.
the ripple, the wave that carried me home
Feb2
Theatre & Performing Arts

the ripple, the wave that carried me home

A family responds to injustice and a daughter reckons with her political inheritance in this new play by “a poet, a playwright to pay attention…

Thursday February 2
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Toni Stone
Feb2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Toni Stone

Play ball! The sensational true story of the first woman to play professional baseball knocks it out of the park as a can’t-miss theatrical event.…

Thursday February 2
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Musicians Ian Antonio and Ben LaMar Gay interact with Assaf Evron’s Collage for The Arts Club of Chicago
Feb2
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts

Musicians Ian Antonio and Ben LaMar Gay interact with Assaf Evron’s Collage for The Arts Club of Chicago

Assaf Evron’s Collage for the Arts Club of Chicago is the fourth chapter in the Collages for Mies van der Rohe project, following the McCormick House, The…

Thursday February 2
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The Arts Club of Chicago
201 E. Ontario Street
Cabaret ZaZou presents LUMINAIRE
Feb2
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 February 2
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
The Roar Speakeasy: A Prohibition Era Experience
Feb2
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…

Thursday February 2
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Roar on Rush
437 N. Rush Street
Drunk Shakespeare
Feb2
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 February 2
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Redtwist Announces the World Premiere of “The Great Khan”
Feb2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Redtwist Announces the World Premiere of “The Great Khan”

Redtwist Theatre announces the world premiere ofThe Great Khan, written by Michael Gene Sullivan and directed by Jamal Howard, January 19 – February 26, 2023,…

Thursday February 2
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Redtwist Theatre
1044 W. Bryn Mawr Ave
tick…tick, BOOM!
Feb2
Theatre & Performing Arts

tick…tick, BOOM!

Before RENT, there was TICK, TICK…BOOM! Written by the late Jonathan Larson and directed by BoHo Artistic Associate Bo Frazier, TICK, TICK…BOOM!   tells the autobiographical…

Thursday February 2
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway St.
Porchlight Music Theatre’s Cabaret Now Extended Through
Feb2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Porchlight Music Theatre’s Cabaret Now Extended Through

Porchlight Music Theatre is pleased to announce, due to popular demand, a new block of tickets have been added to its presentation of the Tony…

Thursday February 2
8:00 p.m.
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.
ANARCHY: The Improvised Rock Opera
Feb2
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

ANARCHY: The Improvised Rock Opera

ANARCHY: The Improvised Rock Opera is a completely sung and completely improvised rock opera featuring Chicago’s finest musical improvisers — with live band! Using an audience…

Thursday February 2
8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
iO Chicago
1501 N Kingsbury St,
Radial Gradient
Feb2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Radial Gradient

Three women enter a research study hoping to create positive change after a hate crime takes place at a liberal university in America. Timelines in…

Thursday February 2
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble: “Andy Warhol’s Tomato” by Vince Melocchi, Directed by Steve Scott
Feb2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble: “Andy Warhol’s Tomato” by Vince Melocchi, Directed by Steve Scott

It is 1946 in Pittsburgh. 18-year-old Andy Warhol finds himself in the basement of a working-class bar. Over the course of a summer, Warhol gives…

Thursday February 2
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
McAninch Arts Center
425 Fawell Blvd
Porchlight Music Theatre Announces, Award Winning Musical, Cabaret
Feb3
Theatre & Performing Arts

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces, Award Winning Musical, Cabaret

Porchlight Music Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning landmark musical Cabaret, at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., January 14 –…

Friday February 3
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.
the ripple, the wave that carried me home
Feb3
Theatre & Performing Arts

the ripple, the wave that carried me home

A family responds to injustice and a daughter reckons with her political inheritance in this new play by “a poet, a playwright to pay attention…

Friday February 3
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
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