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January 29, 2020
Teatro ZinZanni: Love, Chaos, & Dinner
Jan 29
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro ZinZanni: Love, Chaos, & Dinner

From the moment you step through the doors into our Belgian Spiegeltent you will be transported into another world where performers break free from the…

Wednesday January 29
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Teatro ZinZanni
32 W Randolph St
Evil Dead The Musical: The HD Tour
Jan 29
Theatre & Performing Arts

Evil Dead The Musical: The HD Tour

Hot on the successful heels of our runs in Las Vegas and San Jose, Evil Dead The Musical comes to Chicago! Featuring an all-digital set…

Wednesday January 29
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
The Boys in the Band
Jan 29
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Boys in the Band

Windy City Playhouse (3014 W. Irving Park Rd.) is thrilled to present Mart Crowley’s groundbreaking play, “The Boys in the Band,” directed by Playhouse Associate…

Wednesday January 29
7:30 p.m.
Windy City Playhouse
3014 W. Irving Park Rd.
Trigger Happy 5th Anniversary
Jan 29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Trigger Happy 5th Anniversary

TRIGGER HAPPY is a completely unique presentation of Chicago’s signature long form improvisation, combining elements of mentalism and comedy to create a theatrical avant-garde experience…

Wednesday January 29
8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
January 30, 2020
Performers in mid-performance for I hunger for you in Chicago
Jan 30
Theatre & Performing Arts

I hunger for you

Kimberly Bartosik/daela I hunger for you January 30–February 1, 2020 • 7:30 p.m. First time appearing in Chicago “works of feverish beauty and mystery ….…

Thursday January 30
Once On This Island musical in Chicago promo
Jan 30
Theatre & Performing Arts

Once On This Island

Winner of the 2018 TONY AWARD FOR BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a…

Thursday January 30
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W. Randolph St.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Annoyance Theatre & Bar

For over 25 years, The Annoyance Theatre has created some of Chicago’s finest comedy. Home of the longest running musical Co-ed Prison Sluts, The Annoyance…

Thursday January 30
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
ComedySportz
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

ComedySportz

Watch two teams of improvisers compete against each other for the audience’s approval and a trophy by performing an array of scenes, songs and games…

Thursday January 30
CSz Theater Chicago
929 W. Belmont Ave.
How a Boy Falls
Jan 30
Theatre & Performing Arts

How a Boy Falls

A newly hired au pair is thrust into the midst of a mystery when the loss of a young boy casts suspicion on her and…

Thursday January 30
Northlight Theatre
9501 Skokie Boulevard
Night Out in the Parks
Jan 30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Night Out in the Parks

Night Out in the Parks brings over 1,000 cultural events to neighborhood parks each year. Chicagoans and visitors alike, enjoy the breadth of world-class events…

Thursday January 30
Multiple Locations
Spitfire Comedy Show
Jan 30
Theatre & Performing Arts

Spitfire Comedy Show

Spitfire is a stand-up comedy showcase held the last Thursday of every month at the legendary iO Theater. It’s a show all about hilarity. Fun.…

Thursday January 30
The iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury St.
The iO Theater
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The iO Theater

Widely considered to be the premier venue for long-form improvisational performances and classes, the iO Theater (formerly known as the ImprovOlympic Theater) was founded in…

Thursday January 30
The iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury St.
The Public House Theatre
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Public House Theatre

With its skillfully executed shows, cabaret-style seating, and comfortable and inviting lobby, The Public House Theatre has an experience for everyone! We offer only the…

Thursday January 30
The Public House Theatre
3914 N. Clark St
The Second City Training Center Performances
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Second City Training Center Performances

The Second City Training Center is home to four stages featuring up-and-coming comedic talent as well as local comedy vets! Featuring sketch comedy, improv, stand-up…

Thursday January 30
The Second City
230 W. North Ave.
The Signature Show
Jan 30
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Signature Show

The Signature Show was conceived in 2015 as an homage to the historic, Chicago magic bar scene. Experience close-up magic right at your table during…

Thursday January 30
Chicago Magic Lounge
5050 N Clark St.
Chicago’s Best Standup Comedy at Laugh Factory Chicago
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago’s Best Standup Comedy at Laugh Factory Chicago

We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of…

Thursday January 30
6:00 p.m.
Laugh Factory
3175 N Broadway Chicago
Verböten
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Verböten

It’s 1983 in Chicago and it’s do-or-die for Verböten—a band that is made up of outsider teens with seriously complex home lives. As they gear…

Thursday January 30
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 W Division St.
Teatro ZinZanni: Love, Chaos, & Dinner
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro ZinZanni: Love, Chaos, & Dinner

From the moment you step through the doors into our Belgian Spiegeltent you will be transported into another world where performers break free from the…

Thursday January 30
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Teatro ZinZanni
32 W Randolph St
Evil Dead The Musical: The HD Tour
Jan 30
Theatre & Performing Arts

Evil Dead The Musical: The HD Tour

Hot on the successful heels of our runs in Las Vegas and San Jose, Evil Dead The Musical comes to Chicago! Featuring an all-digital set…

Thursday January 30
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
Stop Kiss
Jan 30
Theatre & Performing Arts

Stop Kiss

Sara and Callie are walking through New York City’s West Village very late at night, when they share their first kiss. This leads to a…

Thursday January 30
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Pride Arts Center – The Buena
4147 N. Broadway
Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies

Porchlight Music Theatre presents Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies, January 24 – March 6, 2020 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn…

Thursday January 30
7:30 p.m.
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.
Sunday Evening
Jan 30
Feb 23
Theatre & Performing Arts

Sunday Evening

The newly formed Rose Valley Theatre Group, with producer Magura Bulgarian Cultural Center, is proud to announce the English-language world premiere of Zachary Karabashliev’s award-winning…

Thursday January 30
7:30 p.m.Sunday February 23
7:30 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
The Boys in the Band
Jan 30
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Boys in the Band

Windy City Playhouse (3014 W. Irving Park Rd.) is thrilled to present Mart Crowley’s groundbreaking play, “The Boys in the Band,” directed by Playhouse Associate…

Thursday January 30
7:30 p.m.
Windy City Playhouse
3014 W. Irving Park Rd.
The Gulf
Jan 30
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Gulf

In the middle of a river and long past the middle of their relationship, Kendra and Betty are questioning where their life together will go…

Thursday January 30
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
Cloudgate (The Bean) at night

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