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Southern Gothic
Aug31
Theatre & Performing Arts

Southern Gothic

Windy City Playhouse, in association with Goodman Theatre and Greg Schaffert, presents SOUTHERN GOTHIC, an immersive theatrical experience where audience members are invited to step…

Wednesday August 31
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Playhouse at Petterino’s
150 N Dearborn
Nitti’s Supper Club
Sep3
Theatre & Performing Arts

Nitti’s Supper Club

Long before 33 W. Kinzie housed one of Chicago’s most famous steakhouses, it was home to the notorious enforcer of the Al Capone gang, Frank…

Saturday September 3
6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, River North
33 West Kinzie
Latin Dance Party
Sep3
Theatre & Performing Arts

Latin Dance Party

This fun party features one of our favorite local DJs playing all the best salsa, bachata, cha cha, merengue, cumbia, and even Kizomba for you.…

Saturday September 3
8:00 p.m.11:55 p.m.
Chicago Dance
309 West Chicago Avenue 3rd Floor
Porchlight Music Theatre’s Broadway In Your Backyard
Sep5
Theatre & Performing Arts

Porchlight Music Theatre’s Broadway In Your Backyard

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the return of its free concert series Broadway in Your Backyard, July 19 – September 6, as part…

Monday September 5
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Porchlight Music Theatre
1016 N. Dearborn Ave.
Poetry @ The Green at 320 S. Canal
Sep6
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

Poetry @ The Green at 320 S. Canal

The Chicago Poetry Center and The Green at 320 S. Canal present Poetry @ The Green at 320, a free, weekly reading and open mic…

Tuesday September 6
5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Green at 320 S. Canal
320 South Canal St.
Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience
Sep7
Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience

An immersive cocktail adventure! Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world…

Wednesday September 7
5:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
The Galway Arms, 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
The Galway Arms, 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
Free Summer Screenings Program
Sep7
Theatre & Performing Arts

Free Summer Screenings Program

The Chicago International Film Festival presents Summer Screenings, a free weekly film series that casts a spotlight on different national cinemas from around the world.…

Wednesday September 7
6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Southern Gothic
Sep7
Theatre & Performing Arts

Southern Gothic

Windy City Playhouse, in association with Goodman Theatre and Greg Schaffert, presents SOUTHERN GOTHIC, an immersive theatrical experience where audience members are invited to step…

Wednesday September 7
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Playhouse at Petterino’s
150 N Dearborn
Drunk Shakespeare
Sep7
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Wednesday September 7
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Southern Gothic
Sep8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Southern Gothic

Windy City Playhouse, in association with Goodman Theatre and Greg Schaffert, presents SOUTHERN GOTHIC, an immersive theatrical experience where audience members are invited to step…

Thursday September 8
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Playhouse at Petterino’s
150 N Dearborn
Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience
Sep8
Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience

An immersive cocktail adventure! Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world…

Thursday September 8
5:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
The Galway Arms, 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
The Galway Arms, 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
Dr. Marvin Presents: A Musical Journey Through The World War II Years
Sep8
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dr. Marvin Presents: A Musical Journey Through The World War II Years

In this on-site program, Dr. Marvin Berman will take you on a journey of significant movies about WWII, such as “Bridge On the River Kwai,”…

Thursday September 8
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Open Door: Jared Brown, Stevie Cisneros Hanley, Brianna Lynn & Mila Methvin
Sep8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Open Door: Jared Brown, Stevie Cisneros Hanley, Brianna Lynn & Mila Methvin

Join us for a live in-person reading with Jared Brown, Stevie Cisneros Hanley, Brianna Lynn, and Mila Methvin. The Open Door series highlights creative relationships…

Thursday September 8
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

61 W. Superior St.
Southern Gothic
Sep8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Southern Gothic

Windy City Playhouse, in association with Goodman Theatre and Greg Schaffert, presents SOUTHERN GOTHIC, an immersive theatrical experience where audience members are invited to step…

Thursday September 8
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Playhouse at Petterino’s
150 N Dearborn
SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Sep8
Theatre & Performing Arts

SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Kokandy Productions is thrilled to continue its 10th anniversary season with a revival of Stephen Sondheim’s macabre masterpiece Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Sweeney Todd has…

Thursday September 8
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Chopin Theatre
1543 W Division St.
VICINITY DIPTYCH
Sep8
Oct16
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts

VICINITY DIPTYCH

VICINITY DIPTYCH consists of two installation performance works Tend and as though your body were right. These projects are independent companion pieces that explore overlapping…

Thursday September 8
7:00 p.m.Sunday October 16
7:00 p.m.
Indian Boundary Park
2500 W Lunt Avenue
Drunk Shakespeare
Sep8
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Thursday September 8
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Alejandro Cerrudo: It Starts Now
Sep8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Alejandro Cerrudo: It Starts Now

Internationally acclaimed choreographer and Pacific Northwest Ballet’s first Resident Choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo brings It Starts Now, a silky, cerebral, and spell-binding work to the Harris. It Starts Now is an…

Thursday September 8
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Girlfriend
Sep8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Girlfriend

The Chicago premiere of the musical GIRLFRIEND, by Todd Almond and Matthew Sweet, based on Sweet’s album of the same name. Set in Nebraska in…

Thursday September 8
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Pride Arts Center
4139 N. Broadway
National Merit
Sep8
Theatre & Performing Arts

National Merit

In NATIONAL MERIT, seven students embark on an intensive PSAT prep program in the hopes to become National Merit Scholars. As the pressure rises, these…

Thursday September 8
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
The Wild Party
Sep8
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Wild Party

In 1920’s New York City, a pair of lovers throw a wild, wild party. Ready to break all the rules, the colorful cast of characters…

Thursday September 8
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Invictus Theatre Company’s Reginald Vaughn Theater
1106 W. Thorndale Avenue
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Presents “Clybourne Park” by Bruce Norris, Directed by Kurt Naebig
Sep8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Presents “Clybourne Park” by Bruce Norris, Directed by Kurt Naebig

Inspired by Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in The Sun,” “Clybourne Park” is a provocative comedy/drama set in the same house 50 years apart in the…

Thursday September 8
8:00 p.m.
McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd
Babes With Blades Theatre Company’s RICHARD III
Sep8
Theatre & Performing Arts

Babes With Blades Theatre Company’s RICHARD III

Babes With Blades Theatre Company (BWBTC) returns to live performances with its 2022 season and its presentation of William Shakespeare’s Richard III, in partnership with…

Thursday September 8
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway St.
World Premiere Comedy “Chagall In School” at Theater Wit
Sep8
Theatre & Performing Arts

World Premiere Comedy “Chagall In School” at Theater Wit

Grippo Stage Company is proud to present “Chagall In School,” a world premiere comedy inspired by the real story of the famed artist, Marc Chagall,…

Thursday September 8
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
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