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The Infinite Wrench
Aug26
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 August 26, 2023
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
PUFFS, or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic
Aug26
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 August 26, 2023
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Otherworld Theatre
3914 N. Clark St.
The Spongebob Musical
Aug26
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Spongebob Musical

When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save…

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 W. Division St. , Chicago, IL, 60642
Clued In
Aug26
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 August 26, 2023
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St., Theater on the Second Floor
as though your body were right
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

as though your body were right

This work is an invitation to confront the bodiliness of being human. It is a shared experience of the vulnerability of being a body, and…

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Make Do
2210 West Morse
Vaguely Familiar
Aug26
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Vaguely Familiar

From the US Improv Team comes an original sketch and improv revue at the Cornservatory! Join us for four spectacular shows chalked full of adventure,…

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cornservatory
4210 N Lincoln Ave
Gay Card
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Gay Card

GAY CARD is the hilariously heartwarming story of Logan Kapler, a one-friend loser who has never belonged. But now he’s starting college with a trick…

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Pride Arts Center
4139 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL, 60613
La Femme Bohème
Aug26
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

La Femme Bohème

Two Chicago based companies Ouroboros Opera and The Valkyrie Ensemble will join forces to produce the Chicago Premiere of La Femme Bohème – the beloved…

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Women and Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St.
The 39 Steps
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The 39 Steps

This fast-paced, family friendly whodunit is based on the novel by John Buchan and the Hitchcock movie by the same name but told with more…

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Stahl Family Theatre
5900 W Belmont Ave
The Innocence of Seduction
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Innocence of Seduction

The second play in Mark Pracht’s projected “Four-Color Trilogy” of plays set during the early years of the comic book industry, The Innocence of Seduction…

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
City Lit Theater Company
1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Kinky Boots
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots is the big-hearted musical extravaganza that won six Tonys including Best Musical, the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre album and London’s Olivier Award for Best Musical.…

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
McGrath Family Center for Performing Arts (1100 Laramie Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091)
McGrath Family Performing Arts Center | 1100 Laramie Ave
In The Back/On The Floor
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

In The Back/On The Floor

IN THE BACK/ON THE FLOOR examines the issues that minimum wage workers face through the lives of several employees at a big-box retail store. Though…

Saturday August 26, 2023
8:00 p.m.
Chicago Dramatists
1105 W. Chicago Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60642
Ingress by Carissa Lee
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

Ingress by Carissa Lee

Blackness is a chameleon. In ways micro and macro. In ways personal and societal. ingress asks how we enter an afro future; years from now and in…

Lincoln Park

Event details
Saturday August 26, 2023
8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MJ-The Musical
Aug26
Theatre & Performing Arts

MJ-The Musical

BROADWAY’S MOST ELECTRIFYING NEW MUSICAL! He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry is finally coming…

Saturday August 26, 2023
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
James M. Nederlander Theatre
24 W. Randolph St.
Best Of Annoyance Sketch
Aug26
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Best Of Annoyance Sketch

Enjoy the best sketch comedy Chicago has to offer! The Annoyance Theatre has been at the crux of the comedy scene in Chicago for over…

Saturday August 26, 2023
9:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Annoyance Theatre
851 W. Belmont Ave.
Late Nite Catechism
Aug27
Theatre & Performing Arts

Late Nite Catechism

Call it Loretta Young meets Carol Burnett and Whoopi Goldberg. Late Nite Catechism is part catechism class, part stand-up routine. Written by Vicki Quade &…

Sunday August 27, 2023
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60614
The 39 Steps
Aug27
Theatre & Performing Arts

The 39 Steps

This fast-paced, family friendly whodunit is based on the novel by John Buchan and the Hitchcock movie by the same name but told with more…

Sunday August 27, 2023
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Stahl Family Theatre
5900 W Belmont Ave
Kinky Boots
Aug27
Theatre & Performing Arts

Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots is the big-hearted musical extravaganza that won six Tonys including Best Musical, the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre album and London’s Olivier Award for Best Musical.…

Sunday August 27, 2023
2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
McGrath Family Center for Performing Arts (1100 Laramie Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091)
McGrath Family Performing Arts Center | 1100 Laramie Ave
MJ-The Musical
Aug27
Theatre & Performing Arts

MJ-The Musical

BROADWAY’S MOST ELECTRIFYING NEW MUSICAL! He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry is finally coming…

Sunday August 27, 2023
2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
James M. Nederlander Theatre
24 W. Randolph St.
Gay Card
Aug27
Theatre & Performing Arts

Gay Card

GAY CARD is the hilariously heartwarming story of Logan Kapler, a one-friend loser who has never belonged. But now he’s starting college with a trick…

Sunday August 27, 2023
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Pride Arts Center
4139 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL, 60613
The Innocence of Seduction
Aug27
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Innocence of Seduction

The second play in Mark Pracht’s projected “Four-Color Trilogy” of plays set during the early years of the comic book industry, The Innocence of Seduction…

Sunday August 27, 2023
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
City Lit Theater Company
1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
The Writer
Aug27
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Writer

Join us for an onstage experience, unlike anything you have ever seen before! A playwright wants to create a new story for a new world…

Sunday August 27, 2023
3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N Broadway Ave, Chicago, IL, 60640
A Taste of Soul
Aug27
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Taste of Soul

“A Taste of Soul” is an outstanding musical tribute to a genre of music that has influenced popular culture worldwide. Experience how Soul music has…

Sunday August 27, 2023
3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center
4450 N. Clark St. , Chicago, IL, 60640
The Spongebob Musical
Aug27
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Spongebob Musical

When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save…

Sunday August 27, 2023
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 W. Division St. , Chicago, IL, 60642
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