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Thirteen Days
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Thirteen Days

A world premiere adaptation of THIRTEEN DAYS by Robert F. Kennedy, his memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis. On October 16, 1962, long-range Soviet missiles…

Friday September 24
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
City Lit Theater Company
1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
The Lincoln Lodge
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Lincoln Lodge

The Lincoln Lodge stand-up comedy and variety showcase plays every Friday and Saturday night in Chicago’s glamorous Logan Square! In addition to The Lodge’s rotating…

Friday September 24
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Blue Man Group
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Blue Man Group

Theatrical phenomenon Blue Man Group has resumed its Chicago Residency at Briar Street Theatre. Blue Man Group is a dynamic combination of art, music, comedy…

Friday September 24
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Briar Street Theatre
3133 N. Halsted Street
Late Nite Catechism
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Late Nite Catechism

The hit comedy, Late Nite Catechism, reopens in September 2021, at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, on an open run. Call…

Friday September 24
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
Brighton Beach Memoirs
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

Brighton Beach Memoirs

Dreaming of baseball and girls, Eugene must cope with the mundane existence of his family life in Brooklyn: formidable mother, overworked father, and his worldly…

Friday September 24
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Citadel Theatre
300 S. Waukegan Road
ChiTown Movies Drive-In Theatre
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts

ChiTown Movies Drive-In Theatre

A fun and safe outdoor movie experience every night at ChiTown Movies! Enjoy blockbuster and classic movies under the stars at our permanent drive-in located…

Friday September 24
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Chitown Movies
2343 S throop St
Young People’s Poetry Day: Marilyn Nelson (Online)
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Young People’s Poetry Day: Marilyn Nelson (Online)

Join us for a special online Young People’s Poetry Day featuring poet Marilyn Nelson. Nelson is the author of numerous books for children and young…

Saturday September 25
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

61 W. Superior St.
Brighton Beach Memoirs
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Brighton Beach Memoirs

Dreaming of baseball and girls, Eugene must cope with the mundane existence of his family life in Brooklyn: formidable mother, overworked father, and his worldly…

Saturday September 25
3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Citadel Theatre
300 S. Waukegan Road
Blue Man Group
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Blue Man Group

Theatrical phenomenon Blue Man Group has resumed its Chicago Residency at Briar Street Theatre. Blue Man Group is a dynamic combination of art, music, comedy…

Saturday September 25
5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Briar Street Theatre
3133 N. Halsted Street
Late Nite Catechism
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Late Nite Catechism

The hit comedy, Late Nite Catechism, reopens in September 2021, at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, on an open run. Call…

Saturday September 25
5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
Blue Man Group
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Blue Man Group

The Blue Man Group has gone a long way since its start in the late 1980s, and are now a real phenomenon in the world…

Saturday September 25
5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Briar Street Theatre
3133 N. Halsted Street
Celebrating Sir Andrew Davis, from Mozart to Stravinsky
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Celebrating Sir Andrew Davis, from Mozart to Stravinsky

Music Director Sir Andrew Davis leads members of the Lyric Opera Orchestra and star soloists in a rousing concert that celebrates his remarkable career at…

Saturday September 25
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Lyric Opera House
20 N Wacker Drive
Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992

Anna Deavere Smith’s performance piece TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992, directed by Tim Rhoze and featuring Jazzma Pryor, tells the story of the Los Angeles riots…

Saturday September 25
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Noyes Cultural Center
927 Noyes St
Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour

Acclaimed third-generation magician and mind reader Dennis Watkins’ long-running show, Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour is back at Chicago’s Palmer House Hilton for in-person performances.…

Saturday September 25
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 5
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 5

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to welcome back audiences this fall with the return of Chicago’s favorite drag seniors in its long-running parody…

Saturday September 25
7:30 p.m.
Leather Archives & Museum
6418 N. Greenview Ave.
Goodnight, Absalom!
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Goodnight, Absalom!

It’s “GOODNIGHT, ABSALOM!”, the latest stage production from the Fox & Beggar Theater! This surreal dark comedy fuses STREET THEATER, PUPPETRY, and CONTEMPORARY DANCE into…

Saturday September 25
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Urban Growers Collective
1200 W 35th St #118
Songs for a New World
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Songs for a New World

It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice… or take a stand… or turn around and go back.…

Saturday September 25
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Howard Street Theatre
721 Howard St.
Thirteen Days
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Thirteen Days

A world premiere adaptation of THIRTEEN DAYS by Robert F. Kennedy, his memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis. On October 16, 1962, long-range Soviet missiles…

Saturday September 25
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
City Lit Theater Company
1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Muti Conducts Saint-Georges, Price & Beethoven 3
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Muti Conducts Saint-Georges, Price & Beethoven 3

Riccardo Muti and the CSO reunite! Their first performance together since February 2020 features Beethoven’s stirring Eroica Symphony. The program opens with music from the…

Saturday September 25
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave.
The Lincoln Lodge
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Lincoln Lodge

The Lincoln Lodge stand-up comedy and variety showcase plays every Friday and Saturday night in Chicago’s glamorous Logan Square! In addition to The Lodge’s rotating…

Saturday September 25
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Blue Man Group
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Blue Man Group

Theatrical phenomenon Blue Man Group has resumed its Chicago Residency at Briar Street Theatre. Blue Man Group is a dynamic combination of art, music, comedy…

Saturday September 25
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Briar Street Theatre
3133 N. Halsted Street
Late Nite Catechism
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Late Nite Catechism

The hit comedy, Late Nite Catechism, reopens in September 2021, at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, on an open run. Call…

Saturday September 25
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.
Brighton Beach Memoirs
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

Brighton Beach Memoirs

Dreaming of baseball and girls, Eugene must cope with the mundane existence of his family life in Brooklyn: formidable mother, overworked father, and his worldly…

Saturday September 25
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Citadel Theatre
300 S. Waukegan Road
ChiTown Movies Drive-In Theatre
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts

ChiTown Movies Drive-In Theatre

A fun and safe outdoor movie experience every night at ChiTown Movies! Enjoy blockbuster and classic movies under the stars at our permanent drive-in located…

Saturday September 25
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Chitown Movies
2343 S throop St
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