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November 20, 2019
The Suffrage Plays
Nov 20
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Suffrage Plays

An evening of three one-act plays from the Suffrage Theatre, which was active from 1907 -1914 and a vital element of the British Women’s Suffrage…

Wednesday November 20
The Den Theatre
1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago Actor as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol
Nov 20
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre’s classic A Christmas Carol is the heartwarming story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s discovery of kindness, compassion and redemption—a must-see Chicago holiday tradition enjoyed by…

Wednesday November 20
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
Nov 20
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…

Wednesday November 20
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Art on theMART Fall Program promo on the side of a building
Nov 20
Theatre & Performing Arts

Art on theMART Fall Program

The Fall Launch of Art on theMART, the largest permanent digital art projection in the world, will take place on Saturday, September 21, unveiling new…

Wednesday November 20
Merchandise Mart
Wacker Dr. between N. Wells St. and N. Orleans St.
Emerald City Theatre in Chicago presents Corduroy
Nov 20
Theatre & Performing Arts

Corduroy

“A bear. A button. A place to belong.” Emerald City Theatre’s beloved production of Corduroy returns to Chicago just in time for the holidays! In…

Wednesday November 20
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts
Nov 20
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

The International Music Foundation presents the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts. Enjoy free weekly classical music performances in Preston Bradley Hall located on the 3rd…

Wednesday November 20
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington Street
Hamilton
Nov 20
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hamilton

HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary…

Wednesday November 20
CIBC Theatre
18 West Monroe Street
Monty Pythn's Spamalot at Mercury Theater in Chicago
Nov 20
Theatre & Performing Arts

Mercury Theater Chicago’s SPAMALOT

Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of…

Wednesday November 20
Mercury Theater Chicago
3745 North Southport Avenue
Night Out in the Parks
Nov 20
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…

Wednesday November 20
Multiple Locations
TEATRO ZINZANNI presents LOVE, CHAOS & DINNER
Nov 20
Theatre & Performing Arts

TEATRO ZINZANNI presents LOVE, CHAOS & DINNER

Enter a realm where reality and dreams converge; an experience unlike any other! Teatro ZinZanni is a whirlwind of international cirque, comedy and cabaret served…

Wednesday November 20
12:00 a.m.
Spiegeltent ZaZou – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
The iO Theater
Nov 20
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…

Wednesday November 20
iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury St.
The Public House Theatre
Nov 20
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…

Wednesday November 20
The Public House Theatre
3914 N. Clark St
The Second City Training Center Performances
Nov 20
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…

Wednesday November 20
The Second City
230 W. North Ave.
The Simon and Garfunkel Story
Nov 20
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Since its sell out in London’s West End, ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’ is now the World’s leading theatre show concerning Simon & Garfunkel featuring…

Wednesday November 20
The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley Chicago promo
Nov 20
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley

While the Bennets and Darcys are celebrating upstairs, the servants below stairs find themselves in the midst of a holiday scandal. Lydia’s ne’er-do-well husband Mr.…

Wednesday November 20
Northlight Theatre
9501 Skokie Boulevard
Eleanor’s Very Merry Christmas Wish
Nov 20
Theatre & Performing Arts

Eleanor’s Very Merry Christmas Wish

Eleanor’s Very Merry Christmas Wish – The Musical, a new family-friendly holiday production, will debut at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago,…

Wednesday November 20
10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
Monty Pythn's Spamalot at Mercury Theater in Chicago
Nov 20
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Mercury Theater Chicago’s SPAMALOT Extension

By popular demand, Mercury Theater Chicago’s critically acclaimed production of Monty Python’s SPAMALOT will be extended into the fall and winter, with performances now running…

Wednesday November 20
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Mercury Theater Chicago
3745 North Southport Avenue
My Life is a Country Song
Nov 20
Theatre & Performing Arts

My Life is a Country Song

New American Folk Theatre presents the world premiere musical MY LIFE IS A COUNTRY SONG by Co-Artistic Director Anthony Whitaker, the story of a woman starting…

Wednesday November 20
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Chief O'Neill's
3471 N. Elston Ave.
November 21, 2019
Chicago's Poetry off the Shelf: Cave Canem Legacy Conversation
Nov 21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Poetry off the Shelf: Cave Canem Legacy Conversation

Join us for a reading and discussion on the theme “writing our family’s histories” with Chiyuma Elliott, Gregory Pardlo, and Marilyn Nelson. Elliott is the…

Thursday November 21
Poetry Foundation
61 W. Superior St.
The Suffrage Plays
Nov 21
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Suffrage Plays

An evening of three one-act plays from the Suffrage Theatre, which was active from 1907 -1914 and a vital element of the British Women’s Suffrage…

Thursday November 21
The Den Theatre
1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago Actor as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol
Nov 21
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre’s classic A Christmas Carol is the heartwarming story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s discovery of kindness, compassion and redemption—a must-see Chicago holiday tradition enjoyed by…

Thursday November 21
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
Nov 21
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 November 21
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Art on theMART Fall Program promo on the side of a building
Nov 21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Art on theMART Fall Program

The Fall Launch of Art on theMART, the largest permanent digital art projection in the world, will take place on Saturday, September 21, unveiling new…

Thursday November 21
Merchandise Mart
Wacker Dr. between N. Wells St. and N. Orleans St.
ComedySportz
Nov 21
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 November 21
CSz Theater Chicago
929 W. Belmont Ave.
Cloudgate (The Bean) at night

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