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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
A Streetcar Named Desire
Mar13
Apr21
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Streetcar Named Desire

NEW ORLEANS. The heat is sweltering; the liquor flows, and the secrets are thick as humidity. Pull up a chair and join the high-stakes game…

Wednesday, March 13th
1:30 p.m.Sunday, April 21st
8:30 p.m.
Paramount Theatre
23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, IL, 60506
Jersey Boys
Mar15
May19
Theatre & Performing Arts

Jersey Boys

Winner of Best Musical at both the Tony Awards and Olivier Awards, “Jersey Boys” takes you behind the music of Frankie Valli and The Four…

Friday, March 15th
7:30 p.m.Sunday, May 19th
9:30 p.m.
Mercury Theater
3745 N. Southport, Chicago, IL, 60613
Filament Theatre presents Cloud Man
Mar16
Apr14
Theatre & Performing Arts

Filament Theatre presents Cloud Man

Filament Theatre, the Northwest Side’s premier theater for young audiences, is delighted to present the magical Constellation Points’ Cloud Man from March 16 to April…

Saturday, March 16th
11:00 a.m.Sunday, April 14th
2:00 p.m.
Filament Theatre
4041 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL, 60641
Love Song
Mar21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Love Song

Beane has always been different. Joan, his sister, is his only real bridge to the outside world, but she is consumed with her own life,…

Thursday, March 21st
7:30 p.m.Sunday, April 21st
5:30 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60657
Peter Pan
Mar26
Apr7
Theatre & Performing Arts

Peter Pan

This high-flying musical has been thrilling audiences of all ages for close to 70 years and is now being brought back to life in a…

Tuesday, March 26th
7:00 p.m.Sunday, April 7th
1:00 p.m.
James M. Nederlander Theatre
24 W. Randolph St.
The Choir of Man
Mar27
May26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Choir of Man

DIRECT FROM LONDON’S WEST END! A LIMITED ENGAGEMENT! March 27th – May 26th, 2024 “THE ULTIMATE FEEL GOOD SHOW” — Edinburgh Evening News ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “A…

Wednesday, March 27th
7:30 p.m.Sunday, May 26th
4:00 p.m.
Apollo Theater
2550 N. Lincoln Ave.
Rhapsody Theater presents Joshua Jay in Look Closer
Apr4
Apr28
Theatre & Performing Arts

Rhapsody Theater presents Joshua Jay in Look Closer

Fresh off a popular New York City run that launched at the legendary Carnegie Hall, internationally renowned magician Joshua Jay returns to the Rhapsody Theater…

Thursday, April 4th
8:00 a.m.Sunday, April 28th
5:00 p.m.
The Rhapsody Theater
1328 W Morse Ave
Rhapsody Theater presents Look Closer with Joshua Jay
Apr4
Apr28
Theatre & Performing Arts

Rhapsody Theater presents Look Closer with Joshua Jay

Fresh off a popular New York City run that launched at the legendary Carnegie Hall, internationally renowned magician Joshua Jay returns to the Rhapsody Theater…

Thursday, April 4th
7:30 p.m.Sunday, April 28th
7:30 p.m.
The Rhapsody Theater
1328 W Morse Ave
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
Apr5
Apr6
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, April 5th
12:00 a.m.Saturday, April 6th
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble presents the world premiere of “Meditations On Being”
Apr6
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, April 6th
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
1650 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60640
1650 W Foster Ave
Once Upon a Symphony: Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Apr6
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Once Upon a Symphony: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

When young Goldilocks stumbles upon a quaint cottage and goes inside to explore, she has no idea it belongs to three bears who are on…

Saturday, April 6th
10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Bramble Theatre Company announce Community Open House
Apr6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Bramble Theatre Company announce Community Open House

CHICAGO – Bramble Theatre Company, founded by Matthew Lunt and Karissa Murrell Myers, is proud to announce a Community Open House on Saturday, April 6…

Saturday, April 6th
10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
5545 N. Clark St.
Once Upon a Symphony: Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Apr6
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Once Upon a Symphony: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

When young Goldilocks stumbles upon a quaint cottage and goes inside to explore, she has no idea it belongs to three bears who are on…

Saturday, April 6th
11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Teatro Zinzanni
Apr6
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, April 6th
12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
Purpose
Apr6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Purpose

For decades, the influential Jasper family has been a pillar of Black American Politics: civil rights leaders, pastors and congressmen. But like all families, there…

Saturday, April 6th
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Working – A Musical
Apr6
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, April 6th
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
3801 S. Central Ave. , Cicero, IL, 60804
Teatro Zinzanni
Apr6
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, April 6th
6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
The Infinite Wrench
Apr6
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, April 6th
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
Apr6
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, April 6th
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Otherworld Theatre
3914 N. Clark St.
The Roar Speakeasy: A Prohibition Era Experience
Apr6
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…

Saturday, April 6th
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Roar on Rush
437 N. Rush Street
Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical
Apr6
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical

“CRITICS’ PICK. TRULY AMAZING!” – New York Times “BEST VISITING IMPROV COMEDY!”– TimeOut NY “HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!” – The Onion “★★★★★” THEY ARE AN ENTERTAINMENT PHENOMENON AND I…

Saturday, April 6th
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St. , Chicago, IL, 60614
Clued In
Apr6
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Clued In

After getting a single suggestion, the cast of six professional comedians asks the audience to choose a detective. Enjoy as they invent a tale of…

Saturday, April 6th
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St., Theater on the Second Floor
BIG LOVE
Apr6
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…

Saturday, April 6th
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Chicago Dramatists
1105 W. Chicago Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60642
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