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Chicago Theatre Week

Experience Chicago’s fearless theatre scene for just $15 or $30 (or less!) from Feb. 13 – 23, 2020. Chicago Theatre Week features value-priced tickets to more than 100 performances at theatres across the city, from musicals to improv to dramas and beyond.

Chicago Theatre Week is presented by the League of Chicago Theatres in partnership with Choose Chicago. Now in its 8th year, the highly anticipated event allows visitors and locals to sample the extraordinary range of theatrical offerings throughout the Chicago area.

See below for the participating shows and Theatre Week offer details! At these special prices, tickets – which are on sale now – will go fast. For updates and announcements, follow @ChicagoPlays on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter – or sign up for Theatre Week emails. #CTW20

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“We look forward to this each year as an opportunity to attend performances we wouldn’t normally go to.”

- Past attendee

“A great opportunity to see a variety of theater, dance at affordable prices. Experiences were terrific.”

- Past attendee

“It’s a wonderful addition to the Chicago theatre scene.”

- Past attendee

“It was AMAZING! There is so much fabulous theater in Chicago - and this makes it more accessible for all of us.”

- Past attendee

“Loved it, great deals, loads of shows, encouraged me to make 2 trips into the city!”

- Past attendee

“I love that Chicago Theatre Week has such a variety of shows. It’s a great way to try a new theatre at a discounted cost.”

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February 15, 2020
Spoken Word
Feb 15
Feb 18
Saturday February 15
8:00 p.m.Tuesday February 18
9:30 p.m.
February 16, 2020
Spoken Word
Feb 16
Feb 20
Sunday February 16
3:00 p.m.Thursday February 20
5:00 p.m.
February 18, 2020
Brooklyn Bridge
Feb 18
Children’s
Brooklyn Bridge
  • Presented by
    The Theatre School at DePaul University
  • $6.00
Tuesday February 18
10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Merle Reskin Theatre
60 E. Balbo Ave

South Loop

Beethoven’s 250th Birthday Celebration
Feb 18
Musical
Beethoven’s 250th Birthday Celebration
  • Presented by
    Rembrandt Chamber Musicians
  • $30
Tuesday February 18
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Cliff Dwellers
200 S. Michigan Ave, 22nd Fl
BUG
Feb 18
Drama
BUG
  • Presented by
    Steppenwolf Theatre Company
  • $30
Tuesday February 18
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Emma
Feb 18
Musical
Emma
  • Presented by
    Chicago Shakespeare Theater
  • $30
Tuesday February 18
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Kill Move Paradise
Feb 18
Drama
Kill Move Paradise
  • Presented by
    TimeLine Theatre Company
  • $15
Tuesday February 18
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
TimeLine Theatre Company
615 W. Wellington Avenue
Stick Fly
Feb 18
Drama
Stick Fly
  • Presented by
    Writers Theatre
  • $30
Tuesday February 18
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Writers Theatre
325 Tudor Court
Glencoe
CMTF 2020: Baked! The Musical
Feb 18
Musical
CMTF 2020: Baked! The Musical
  • Presented by
    Underscore Theatre Company
  • $15
Tuesday February 18
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Edge Off Broadway Theatre
1133 W Catalpa Ave.

Edgewater

CMTF 2020: Moby Dick – A Musical
Feb 18
Musical
CMTF 2020: Moby Dick – A Musical
  • Presented by
    Underscore Theatre Company
  • $15
Tuesday February 18
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway St.
FUDGE
Feb 18
Tuesday February 18
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury St.

Lincoln Park

Improvised Jane Austen
Feb 18
Comedy
Improvised Jane Austen
  • Presented by
    iO Theater
  • $10
Tuesday February 18
8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury St.

Lincoln Park

Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!
Feb 18
Tuesday February 18
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Plano
Feb 18
Comedy, Drama
Plano
  • Presented by
    First Floor Theater
  • $15
Tuesday February 18
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
1700 Theatre at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
1650 N Halsted
The Late 90s
Feb 18
Tuesday February 18
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury St.

Lincoln Park

The Second City’s Black History Month Show
Feb 18
Tuesday February 18
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Second City
230 West North Ave, 3rd Floor

Old Town

February 19, 2020
Grease
Feb 19
Musical
Grease
  • Presented by
    Marriott Theatre
  • $30
Wednesday February 19
1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Marriott Theatre
10 Marriott Dr.
Lincolnshire
An American in Paris
Feb 19
Musical
An American in Paris
  • Presented by
    Drury Lane Theatre
  • $30
Wednesday February 19
1:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Drury Lane Theatre
100 Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace
BUG
Feb 19
Drama
BUG
  • Presented by
    Steppenwolf Theatre Company
  • $30
Wednesday February 19
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Queen of Spades
Feb 19
Drama, Musical
The Queen of Spades
  • Presented by
    Lyric Opera of Chicago
  • $30
Wednesday February 19
2:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 860

Loop

The Secret of My Success
Feb 19
Comedy, Musical
The Secret of My Success
  • Presented by
    Paramount Theatre
  • $30
Wednesday February 19
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Paramount Theatre
23 E Galena Blvd
Aurora
BUG
Feb 19
Drama
BUG
  • Presented by
    Steppenwolf Theatre Company
  • $30
Wednesday February 19
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Drunk Shakespeare
Feb 19
Comedy
Drunk Shakespeare
  • Presented by
    Drunk Shakespeare
  • $15, $30
Wednesday February 19
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)

Loop

Emma
Feb 19
Musical
Emma
  • Presented by
    Chicago Shakespeare Theater
  • $30
Wednesday February 19
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
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Chicago Theatre Week performances take place from February 13 – 23, 2020.


Over 120 productions are participating in Chicago Theatre Week 2020. Participating theatres range from downtown venues to the suburbs, comedies, dramas, musicals, family theatre, and more. Chicago Theatre Week participants are members of the League of Chicago Theatres. For a list of all League members, visit ChicagoPlays.com.


CTW specially-priced tickets are on sale now! All participating shows and Theatre Week offer details are listed on the main Theatre Week website: ChicagoTheatreWeek.com. Please note that tickets are first-come, first-served and subject to availability. Please be aware that some shows have limited quantities available and may sell out quickly, but with plenty of show options, Theatre Week is a great opportunity to see something new!


Don’t worry – there’s amazing theatre happening year-round in Chicago. Check out HotTix.org for an extensive list of half-price tickets for current and upcoming Chicago performances.

Learn more about Chicago theatres at ChicagoPlays.com or check out these 10 hot shows to see in Chicago this month


Contact

For Media/Press Inquiries:
Cathy Taylor Public Relations, Inc.
773-564-9564
cathy@cathytaylorpr.com

For General Inquiries:
League of Chicago Theatres
312-554-9800
ctw@chicagoplays.com

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