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Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash
Aug30
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

Ring of Fire showcases the story of Johnny Cash through his music. From country rock n’ roll to searing ballads of love and faith, Cash’s…

Wednesday August 30, 2023
1:30 p.m.Sunday October 22, 2023
6:00 p.m.
Drury Lane Theatre
100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, 60181
Little Shop of Horrors
Aug30
Oct15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Little Shop of Horrors

NOMINATED FOR 7 DRAMA DESK AWARDS, INCLUDING WINNER OF OUTSTANDING MUSICAL! From songwriters Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, the genius duo behind Aladdin, The Little…

Wednesday August 30, 2023
7:00 p.m.Sunday October 15, 2023
5:30 p.m.
Paramount Theatre
23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, IL, 60506
Cat’s Cradle
Sep1
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Cat’s Cradle

Join the famed Hoenikker family on the Caribbean Island of San Lorenzo for a satirical tale of how “pure” scientific research, banana republic politics, and…

Friday September 1, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday October 22, 2023
2:30 p.m.
Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood, Chicago, IL, 60626
NORTH & SUR
Sep5
Oct6
Theatre & Performing Arts

NORTH & SUR

The extraordinary encounter between two icons of World Literature: the great North American writer Edgar Allan Poe, who is recognized as one of the foremost…

Tuesday September 5, 2023
7:00 a.m.Friday October 6, 2023
7:00 a.m.
Instituto Cervantes
31 W. Ohio St. , Chicago, IL, 60654
Baked! The Musical
Sep7
Oct8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Baked! The Musical

Previews: September 7-10, 2023Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 6:00pm Run: September 14-October 8, 2023 Thursday-Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 6:00pm Special Matinee Wednesday, October 4…

Thursday September 7, 2023
1:00 a.m.Sunday October 8, 2023
1:00 a.m.
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
721 Howard St., Evanston, IL, 60202
Birthday Candles
Sep7
Oct8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Birthday Candles

Ernestine Ashworth spends her 17th birthday agonizing over her insignificance in the universe. Soon enough, it’s her 18th birthday. Even sooner, her 41st. Her 70th.…

Thursday September 7, 2023
7:30 a.m.Sunday October 8, 2023
2:30 a.m.
Northlight Theatre
9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL 60077, Skokie, Illinois, 60077
Revolution
Sep7
Oct29
Theatre & Performing Arts

Revolution

Who celebrates their 26th birthday in the alley? Puff, that’s who. With the help of her best friend Jame and the unlikely company of Georgia,…

Thursday September 7, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday October 29, 2023
3:00 p.m.
A Red Orchid Theatre
1531 N. Wells St. , Chicago, IL, 60610
A Chorus Line
Sep8
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Chorus Line

The Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning singular sensation that paints a vivid picture of both the glamour and grind of showbiz.  Featuring one powerhouse number…

Friday September 8, 2023
7:30 a.m.Sunday October 8, 2023
2:00 a.m.
Skokie Theatre
7924 Lincoln Ave, Skokie, IL, 60077
The Duchess of Malfi
Sep9
Oct21
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Duchess of Malfi

When the widowed Duchess of Malfi chooses to love again, honestly and defiantly, the men in her family do everything in their power to break…

Saturday September 9, 2023
8:00 p.m.Saturday October 21, 2023
8:00 p.m.
The Factory Theater
1623 W. Howard St. , Chicago, IL, 60626
The Mousetrap
Sep13
Oct15
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Mousetrap

Brimming with intrigue, sophisticated humor and surprising twists, Agatha Christie’s iconic murder mystery is the world’s most successful and longest-running play. Amidst news of a…

Wednesday September 13, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday October 15, 2023
3:00 p.m.
Citadel Theatre
300 S Waukegan Rd, Lake Forest, IL, 60045
Hamilton
Sep13
Dec30
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hamilton

Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary…

Wednesday September 13, 2023
7:30 p.m.Saturday December 30, 2023
2:00 p.m.
James M. Nederlander Theatre
24 W. Randolph St.
The Addams Family
Sep14
Oct8
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Addams Family

Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, intelligent young man from a respectable family– a…

Thursday September 14, 2023
7:30 a.m.Sunday October 8, 2023
3:00 a.m.
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights, IL, 60005
American Psycho: The Musical
Sep14
Nov26
Theatre & Performing Arts

American Psycho: The Musical

American Psycho is a ruthless and daring musical from Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Riverdale, The Picture of Dorian Gray). Based on the electrifying…

Thursday September 14, 2023
7:00 p.m.Sunday November 26, 2023
5:00 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 West Division Street
Blues for an Alabama Sky
Sep14
Oct15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Blues for an Alabama Sky

It’s 1930 in Harlem and jazz singer Angel has just gotten fired from The Cotton Club. Supported by her closest friends, Angel hopes for her…

Thursday September 14, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday October 15, 2023
2:30 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60657
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice
Sep14
Oct15
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

Blown fuses, real and metaphorical, punctuate the action with flashes of pent up energy in this acclaimed play. The diminutive heroine frequently plunges the dilapidated…

Thursday September 14, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday October 15, 2023
3:00 p.m.
Filament Theatre
4041 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL, 60641
Sanctuary City
Sep14
Nov18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Sanctuary City

Newark, NJ. Post-9/11. Two teenagers, brought to America as children, now face an unlikely foe: unexpected, unreciprocated love. Their friendship is no longer enough (for…

Thursday September 14, 2023
7:30 p.m.Saturday November 18, 2023
9:00 p.m.
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
1650 N. Halsted St. , Chicago, IL, 60614
The Nacirema Society
Sep16
Oct15
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Nacirema Society

Every year since Emancipation, The Nacirema Society of Montgomery, Alabama introduces six elegant African-American debutantes to a world of wealth, privilege and social responsibility. For…

Saturday September 16, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday October 15, 2023
5:00 p.m.
Goodman Albert Theatre
170 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL, 60601
The Lehman Trilogy
Sep19
Oct29
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Lehman Trilogy

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, winner of the 2022 Tony Award for Best Play, weaves together nearly two centuries of family history in an epic theatrical event…

Tuesday September 19, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday October 29, 2023
5:00 p.m.
Broadway Playhouse
175 E. Chestnut Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60611
Gut
Sep21
Oct15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Gut

A group of storytellers gathers to chronicle a curious tale. ​It’s 1822. A fur trader named Alexis St. Martin gets shot (by accident) and is…

Thursday September 21, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday October 15, 2023
4:30 p.m.
Little Studio at the Fine Arts Building
410 S Michigan Ave Studio 732, Chicago, IL, 60605
Eurydice
Sep21
Oct22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Eurydice

EURYDICE JUST MARRIED HER SWEETHEART ORPHEUS—AND NOW, SHE’S DEAD. The newlywed and newly dead Eurydice arrives in the underworld without memories or language where she…

Thursday September 21, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday October 22, 2023
9:00 p.m.
Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre
325 Tudor Court, Glencoe, IL, 60022
Ripcord
Sep21
Oct29
Theatre & Performing Arts

Ripcord

Ripcord is a comedic play by David Lindsay-Abaire that revolves around the rivalry between two vastly different roommates in an assisted living facility. Abby, cantankerous…

Thursday September 21, 2023
7:30 p.m.Sunday October 29, 2023
5:00 p.m.
Oil Lamp Theater
1723 Glenview Rd, Glenview, IL, 60025
The Pragmatists
Sep21
Oct28
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Pragmatists

Trap Door Theatre is thrilled to open its 30th anniversary season with a new adaptation of Stanislaw Witkiewicz’s dark and shockingly absurd chamber piece, The…

Thursday September 21, 2023
8:00 p.m.Saturday October 28, 2023
10:00 p.m.
Trap Door Theatre
1655 W. Cortland, Chicago, IL, 60622
The Flying Dutchman
Sep23
Oct7
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Flying Dutchman

The first opera that revealed Wagner’s genius, The Flying Dutchman is the story of a young woman’s obsession. Senta dreams of the Dutchman, who’s cursed…

Saturday September 23, 2023
7:30 a.m.Saturday October 7, 2023
7:30 a.m.
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Dr. , Chicago, IL, 60606
Mesmerized: A Ben Franklin Science & History Mystery
Sep23
Oct15
Theatre & Performing Arts

Mesmerized: A Ben Franklin Science & History Mystery

Through fabulous storytelling and fast-paced comedy, Ben Franklin and his want-to-be-inventor niece, Sarah, travel to France where they use the Scientific Method to test a…

Saturday September 23, 2023
9:30 a.m.Sunday October 15, 2023
12:30 p.m.
Chicago Children’s Theatre
100 S. Racine St, Chicago, IL, 60607
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