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Billy Elliot
Feb7
Mar24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Billy Elliot

The music of Elton John brings to life the story of Billy Elliot, an 11-year-old English boy who stumbles upon a ballet class during his…

Wednesday, February 7th
7:00 p.m.Sunday, March 24th
8:00 p.m.
Paramount Theatre
23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, IL, 60506
An Enemy of the People
Feb16
Mar10
Theatre & Performing Arts

An Enemy of the People

Henrik Ibsen’s drama concerns the actions of Doctor Thomas Stockmann, a medical officer charged with inspecting the public baths on which the prosperity of his…

Friday, February 16th
7:30 p.m.Sunday, March 10th
5:00 p.m.
Saint Bonaventure Church
1625 W. Diversey, Chicago, IL, 60614
French magician Alexandra Duvivier performs at Rhapsody Theater
Feb22
Mar9
Theatre & Performing Arts

French magician Alexandra Duvivier performs at Rhapsody Theater

Considered one of the world’s greatest “Magiciennes,” award-winning Paris-based magician Alexandra Duvivier will proudly debut her stunning new full-length production, Extraordinaire! at The Rhapsody Theater…

Thursday, February 22nd
7:30 p.m.Saturday, March 9th
7:30 p.m.
The Rhapsody Theater
1328 W Morse Ave
Harvey
Feb23
Mar9
Theatre & Performing Arts

Harvey

Harvey, a Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase, is the story of a perfect gentleman, Elwood P. Dowd, and his best friend, Harvey — a…

Friday, February 23rd
7:30 p.m.Saturday, March 9th
10:30 p.m.
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
3801 S. Central Ave. , Cicero, IL, 60804
Mrs. Doubtfire
Feb27
Mar10
Theatre & Performing Arts

Mrs. Doubtfire

Everyone’s favorite Scottish nanny is headed to Chicago in an internationally acclaimed new hit musical critics call “wonderful, heart-warming, and laugh-out-loud funny” (Manchester Evening News)…

Tuesday, February 27th
7:00 p.m.Sunday, March 10th
1:00 p.m.
James M. Nederlander Theatre
24 W. Randolph St.
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
Mar1
Mar2
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, March 1st
12:00 a.m.Saturday, March 2nd
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble presents the world premiere of “Meditations On Being”
Mar2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble presents the world premiere of “Meditations On Being”

CHICAGO – Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble (CDE) begins its 22nd season with “Meditations On Being,” March 1 – 9 in the Auditorium at Ebenezer Lutheran Church,…

Saturday, March 2nd
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
1650 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60640
1650 W Foster Ave
Lifeline Theatre Presents the world premiere of Skunk and Badger
Mar2
Apr7
Theatre & Performing Arts

Lifeline Theatre Presents the world premiere of Skunk and Badger

Lifeline Theater presents the world premiere production of Skunk and Badger based on the book by Amy Timberlake and illustrated by Jon Klassen. Lifeline Ensemble…

Saturday, March 2nd
11:00 a.m.Sunday, April 7th
1:00 p.m.
Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood, Chicago, IL, 60626
Teatro Zinzanni
Mar2
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro Zinzanni

Tickets are on sale Now at https://zinzanni.com/chicago/ for Love, Chaos, & Dinner ! Teatro Zinzanni returns to the vibrant Chicago Loop inside the velvet walls…

Saturday, March 2nd
12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
The Diary of Anne Frank (One-Act)
Mar2
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Diary of Anne Frank (One-Act)

THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK (One-Act)  February 17 – March 25 @ The Greenhouse Theater Center The Chicago premiere of a vital new one-act TYA version…

Saturday, March 2nd
1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 North Lincoln Avenue
Black Grace Family Mantinee
Mar2
Saturday, March 2nd
2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Harris Theater for Music and Dance
205 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL, 60601
The Matchbox Magic Flute
Mar2
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Matchbox Magic Flute

In her acclaimed signature style, Mary Zimmerman conceives a brand new theatrical adaptation of Mozart’s beloved opera. Playful and imaginative, it’s big music in a…

Saturday, March 2nd
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Topdog/Underdog
Mar2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog

A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity and the way we are defined by history. Lincoln and Booth are two brothers whose…

Saturday, March 2nd
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Windy City Playhouse
3014 W. Irving Park Rd.
Topdog/Underdog
Mar2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog

A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity and the way we are defined by history. Lincoln and Booth are two brothers whose…

Saturday, March 2nd
2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Windy City Playhouse
3014 W. Irving Park Rd.
a home what howls (or the house what was ravine)
Mar2
Theatre & Performing Arts

a home what howls (or the house what was ravine)

A coyote howling. A home in disarray. A young woman alone. In Matthew Paul Olmos’ world premiere, Soledad Vargas is in the city, fighting for…

Saturday, March 2nd
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
1650 N. Halsted St. , Chicago, IL, 60614
Working – A Musical
Mar2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Working – A Musical

Based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers, Working paints a vivid portrait of the workers that the world so often takes…

Saturday, March 2nd
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
3801 S. Central Ave. , Cicero, IL, 60804
The Diary of Anne Frank (One-Act)
Mar2
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Diary of Anne Frank (One-Act)

THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK (One-Act)  February 17 – March 25 @ The Greenhouse Theater Center The Chicago premiere of a vital new one-act TYA version…

Saturday, March 2nd
4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 North Lincoln Avenue
Notes from the Field
Mar2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Notes from the Field

Witness the powerful stories of 19 individuals fighting to overcome and transform America’s education and criminal justice systems. THIS STRIKINGLY INTIMATE PIECE presents snapshots from a…

Saturday, March 2nd
4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
TimeLine Theatre Company
615 W. Wellington Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60657
Notes from the Field
Mar2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Notes from the Field

Witness the powerful stories of 19 individuals fighting to overcome and transform America’s education and criminal justice systems. THIS STRIKINGLY INTIMATE PIECE presents snapshots from…

Saturday, March 2nd
4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
TimeLine Theatre Company
615 W. Wellington Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60657
The Weird and Wonderful World of Industrial Musicals
Mar2
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Weird and Wonderful World of Industrial Musicals

Diesel Dazzle… Got to Investigate Silicones…The Bathrooms Are Coming…? Welcome to The Weird and Wonderful World of Industrial Musicals, presented by Letterman and Simpsons writer…

Saturday, March 2nd
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
Teatro Zinzanni
Mar2
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro Zinzanni

Tickets are on sale Now at https://zinzanni.com/chicago/ for Love, Chaos, & Dinner ! Teatro Zinzanni returns to the vibrant Chicago Loop inside the velvet walls…

Saturday, March 2nd
6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
The Infinite Wrench
Mar2
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Infinite Wrench

Don’t miss the longest running late-night show in Chicago! At The Infinite Wrench you’ll see 30 original plays in 60 minutes written and performed by…

Saturday, March 2nd
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
PUFFS, or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic
Mar2
Theatre & Performing Arts

PUFFS, or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic

Otherworld Theatre Company, the premier sci-fi and fantasy theatre company in North America, stages Matt Cox’s PUFFS, or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain…

Saturday, March 2nd
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Otherworld Theatre
3914 N. Clark St.
Topdog/Underdog
Mar2
Theatre & Performing Arts

Topdog/Underdog

A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity and the way we are defined by history. Lincoln and Booth are two brothers whose…

Saturday, March 2nd
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Windy City Playhouse
3014 W. Irving Park Rd.
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