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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.
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
The Penelopiad
Mar2
Mar31
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Penelopiad

An unexpected remix of Homer’s The Odyssey, told by the celebrated and subversive author Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale). It’s her turn. Penelope has waited 20…

Saturday, March 2nd
7:00 p.m.Sunday, March 31st
7:00 p.m.
Goodman Albert Theatre
170 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL, 60601
Dance Residency Open Studio Series
Mar4
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dance Residency Open Studio Series

The City of Chicago is pleased to announce the second cohort of artists for the Chicago Cultural Center Dance Studio Residency. The Dance Studio Residency…

Monday, March 4th
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Cole Porter Festival – A Celebration of the Man and His Music
Mar4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Cole Porter Festival – A Celebration of the Man and His Music

Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre launches its 29th season with Chicago’s Cole Porter Festival – A Celebration of the Man and his Music, launching October 16…

Monday, March 4th
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Porchlight Music Theatre
1016 N. Dearborn Ave.
BIG LOVE
Mar4
Theatre & Performing Arts

BIG LOVE

[producingbody]’s second show – BIG LOVE by Charles Mee a play – 90 minutes, no intermission. Fifty brides flee their fifty grooms and seek refuge…

Monday, March 4th
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Chicago Dramatists
1105 W. Chicago Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60642
Jackalope Theatre Company’s 16th Season Begins the the Smuggler, at its new home in Berger Park
Mar4
Theatre & Performing Arts

Jackalope Theatre Company’s 16th Season Begins the the Smuggler, at its new home in Berger Park

CHICAGO – Jackalope Theatre Company is proud to launch its 16th season at its new home in Edgewater’s Berger Park, 6205 N. Sheridan Rd., with…

Monday, March 4th
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Edgewater’s Berger Park
6205 N. Sheridan Rd.
Clinard Dance’s Flamenco Quartet Project
Mar4
Theatre & Performing Arts

Clinard Dance’s Flamenco Quartet Project

Clinard Dance’s Flamenco Quartet Project will be playing SPACE in Evanston in conjunction with Instituto Cervantes’ annual Chicago Flamenco Festival. Choreographer/dancer Wendy Clinard will be joined…

Monday, March 4th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Evanston SPACE
Dance Residency Open Studio Series
Mar5
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dance Residency Open Studio Series

The City of Chicago is pleased to announce the second cohort of artists for the Chicago Cultural Center Dance Studio Residency. The Dance Studio Residency…

Tuesday, March 5th
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Chicago’s Best Standup
Mar5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago’s Best Standup

Chicago’s Best Standup Comedy is back better than ever. We’ve compiled the absolute best standup comedy lineup that you will see in the city. Today’s…

Tuesday, March 5th
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657
3175 N. Broadway St
Blomstedt Conducts Beethoven 7
Mar5
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Blomstedt Conducts Beethoven 7

Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony is treasured by generations of music fans for its whirling dance rhythms and majestic Allegretto movement. It is a calling card for…

Tuesday, March 5th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Best Night Ever Comedy Show
Mar5
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, March 5th
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
Beauty and the Beast
Mar6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Beauty and the Beast

Chicago Kids Company – Theater for Children (CKC) presents Beauty and the Beast.  Don’t miss Chicago Kids Company’s newest show! Full of comedy, romance, and…

Wednesday, March 6th
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Beverly Arts Center
2407 W. 111th Street
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Annie Jacobs-Perkins, Cello & Kyle Orth, Piano
Mar6
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Annie Jacobs-Perkins, Cello & Kyle Orth, Piano

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | ANNIE JACOBS-PERKINS, CELLO KYLE ORTH, PIANO Program: Robert Schumann – Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70 Sergei Prokofiev – Cello…

Wednesday, March 6th
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Annie Jacobs-Perkins, Cello & Kyle Orth, Piano
Mar6
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Annie Jacobs-Perkins, Cello & Kyle Orth, Piano

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | ANNIE JACOBS-PERKINS, CELLO KYLE ORTH, PIANO Program: Robert Schumann – Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70 Sergei Prokofiev – Cello…

Wednesday, March 6th
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
Killing of a Gentleman Defender
Mar6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Killing of a Gentleman Defender

When Martín is hired to create a play for Chicago’s youth about violence on the Southside, he’s conflicted between the Northside institution funding him and…

Wednesday, March 6th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Theatre School at DePaul University
2350 N. Racine Ave, Chicago, IL, 60614
The Matchbox Magic Flute
Mar6
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…

Wednesday, March 6th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Notes from the Field
Mar6
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…

Wednesday, March 6th
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
TimeLine Theatre Company
615 W. Wellington Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60657
Notes from the Field
Mar6
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…

Wednesday, March 6th
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
TimeLine Theatre Company
615 W. Wellington Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60657
Keystone: Rise of the Decon!
Mar6
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Keystone: Rise of the Decon!

Originated by Del Close, the Decon is one of the oldest improvised forms originally helmed by Chicago renowned improv troupe The Family and now performed…

Wednesday, March 6th
9:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury St.
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