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The Things I Never Could Tell Steven
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Things I Never Could Tell Steven

In this sung-through musical by Australian composer/lyricist/playwright Jye Bryant, the four most important people in one man’s life struggle to communicate meaningfully with him and…

Thursday August 19
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Pride Arts Center – The Broadway
4139 N. Broadway
Blue Man Group Chicago
Aug19
Theatre & Performing Arts

Blue Man Group Chicago

A dynamic combination of art, music, comedy and technology, Blue Man Group encourages audiences to reconnect with their inner (and outer) child in order to…

Thursday August 19
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Briar Street Theatre
3133 N. Halsted Street
ChiTown Movies Drive-In Theatre
Aug19
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…

Thursday August 19
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Chitown Movies
2343 S throop St
Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)
Aug20
Theatre & Performing Arts

Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)

Revel in the sounds of Italy with a virtual program awash with beautiful lesser-known musical gems by beloved Italian opera composers, curated and hosted by…

Friday August 20
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 860
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
Aug20
Aug21
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 August 20
12:00 a.m.Saturday August 21
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Trailblazers Summer Camp
Aug20
Theatre & Performing Arts

Trailblazers Summer Camp

Adventure Stage Chicago’s Trailblazers is a unique summer arts program that engages 30 Chicago youth (ages 12-18) in an intensive 8-week creative journey. Under the…

Friday August 20
9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Vittum Theater
1012 N. Noble Street
Celebrating Sir Andrew Davis, from Mozart to Stravinsky
Aug20
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…

Friday August 20
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Lyric Opera House
20 N Wacker Drive
The Light
Aug20
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Light

Engage with the powerful work of Chicago’s youth artists. The Light, a Chicago Youth Theatre Festival, is a collection of short plays, devised theatre, dance, spoken word…

Friday August 20
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Touring
Chicago Dance Month
Aug20
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Dance Month

See Chicago Dance, the dance industry’s nonprofit service organization, is proud to announce that this June will see the return of its popular annual offering,…

Friday August 20
7:00 p.m.
Multiple Locations
Sideshow House Party Series
Aug20
Theatre & Performing Arts

Sideshow House Party Series

Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to present the Sideshow House Party Series, five virtual readings by some of the company’s favorite playwrights – each followed…

Friday August 20
7:00 p.m.
Sideshow Theatre Company
Summer on the Patio – Staged Readings
Aug20
Theatre & Performing Arts

Summer on the Patio – Staged Readings

The Artistic Home is inviting the public to share in their process of play selection this summer by offering free admission each weekend to staged…

Friday August 20
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Artistic Home
1376 W. Grand Ave.
Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour
Aug20
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.…

Friday August 20
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Things I Never Could Tell Steven
Aug20
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Things I Never Could Tell Steven

In this sung-through musical by Australian composer/lyricist/playwright Jye Bryant, the four most important people in one man’s life struggle to communicate meaningfully with him and…

Friday August 20
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Pride Arts Center – The Broadway
4139 N. Broadway
The Lincoln Lodge
Aug20
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 August 20
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Blue Man Group Chicago
Aug20
Theatre & Performing Arts

Blue Man Group Chicago

A dynamic combination of art, music, comedy and technology, Blue Man Group encourages audiences to reconnect with their inner (and outer) child in order to…

Friday August 20
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Briar Street Theatre
3133 N. Halsted Street
ChiTown Movies Drive-In Theatre
Aug20
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 August 20
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Chitown Movies
2343 S throop St
Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret David Edelfelt’s Broadway Baritones
Aug20
Aug22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret David Edelfelt’s Broadway Baritones

Celebrate with Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret as they re-open and welcome back patrons for LIVE shows this August! Check Davenport’s calendar of events for…

Friday August 20
8:00 p.m.Sunday August 22
12:00 a.m.
Davenport’s Cabaret Room
1383 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)
Aug21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Sole e Amore (Sun and Love)

Revel in the sounds of Italy with a virtual program awash with beautiful lesser-known musical gems by beloved Italian opera composers, curated and hosted by…

Saturday August 21
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 860
The Light
Aug21
Aug23
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Light

Engage with the powerful work of Chicago’s youth artists. The Light, a Chicago Youth Theatre Festival, is a collection of short plays, devised theatre, dance, spoken word…

Saturday August 21
1:00 p.m.Monday August 23
3:00 p.m.
Touring
Blue Man Group Chicago
Aug21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Blue Man Group Chicago

A dynamic combination of art, music, comedy and technology, Blue Man Group encourages audiences to reconnect with their inner (and outer) child in order to…

Saturday August 21
5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Briar Street Theatre
3133 N. Halsted Street
Celebrating Sir Andrew Davis, from Mozart to Stravinsky
Aug21
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 August 21
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Lyric Opera House
20 N Wacker Drive
Chicago Dance Month
Aug21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Dance Month

See Chicago Dance, the dance industry’s nonprofit service organization, is proud to announce that this June will see the return of its popular annual offering,…

Saturday August 21
7:00 p.m.
Multiple Locations
Summer on the Patio – Staged Readings
Aug21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Summer on the Patio – Staged Readings

The Artistic Home is inviting the public to share in their process of play selection this summer by offering free admission each weekend to staged…

Saturday August 21
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Artistic Home
1376 W. Grand Ave.
Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour
Aug21
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 August 21
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
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