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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.”

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

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

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

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

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“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 13, 2020
Jeeves Saves the Day
Feb 13
Comedy
Jeeves Saves the Day
  • Presented by
    First Folio Theatre
  • $15, $30
Thursday February 13
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Mayslake Hall
1717 31st St
Oak Brook
The Secret of My Success
Feb 13
Comedy, Musical
The Secret of My Success
  • Presented by
    Paramount Theatre
  • $30
Thursday February 13
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Paramount Theatre
23 E Galena Blvd
Aurora
Adaptation
Feb 13
Comedy
Adaptation
  • Presented by
    Theatre Above the Law
  • $15
Thursday February 13
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Jarvis Square Theater
1439 W. Jarvis

Rogers Park

Do You Feel Anger?
Feb 13
Comedy, Drama
Do You Feel Anger?
  • Presented by
    A Red Orchid Theatre
  • $15
Thursday February 13
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A Red Orchid Theatre
1531 N Wells St

Old Town

Drunk Shakespeare
Feb 13
Comedy
Drunk Shakespeare
  • Presented by
    Drunk Shakespeare
  • $15, $30
Thursday February 13
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)

Loop

First Annual New Works Festival
Feb 13
Thursday February 13
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Outerworld Theatre
3914 N. Clark

Lakeview

How to Defend Yourself
Feb 13
Thursday February 13
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N. Lincoln Ave.

Lincoln Park

Noises Off
Feb 13
Comedy
Noises Off
  • Presented by
    Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
  • $30
Thursday February 13
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
111 W. Campbell St.
Arlington Heights
Top Girls
Feb 13
Comedy, Drama
Top Girls
  • Presented by
    Remy Bumppo Theatre Company
  • $30
Thursday February 13
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.

Lakeview

Blue Man Group
Feb 13
Thursday February 13
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Briar Street Theatre
3133 N. Halsted Street
Do You Believe in Madness?
Feb 13
Comedy
Do You Believe in Madness?
  • Presented by
    The Second City
  • $15
Thursday February 13
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St.

Old Town

Lipstick Lobotomy
Feb 13
Comedy
Lipstick Lobotomy
  • Presented by
    Trap Door Theatre
  • $15
Thursday February 13
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Trap Door Theatre
1655 W Cortland Street
Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!
Feb 13
Thursday February 13
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Shear Madness
Feb 13
Comedy
Shear Madness
  • Presented by
    Mercury Theater Chicago
  • $30
Thursday February 13
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Mercury Theater Chicago
3745 North Southport Avenue

Lakeview

The Adult in the Room – Nancy Pelosi in the House
Feb 13
Thursday February 13
8:00 p.m.
Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N. Lincoln Ave.

Lincoln Park

The Excited State
Feb 13
Comedy
The Excited State
  • Presented by
    The Revival
  • $10
Thursday February 13
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Revival
1160 E 55th St

Hyde Park

February 14, 2020
Do You Feel Anger?
Feb 14
Comedy, Drama
Do You Feel Anger?
  • Presented by
    A Red Orchid Theatre
  • $15
Friday February 14
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A Red Orchid Theatre
1531 N Wells St

Old Town

First Annual New Works Festival
Feb 14
Friday February 14
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Outerworld Theatre
3914 N. Clark

Lakeview

How to Defend Yourself
Feb 14
Friday February 14
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N. Lincoln Ave.

Lincoln Park

Middle Passage
Feb 14
Comedy, Drama
Middle Passage
  • Presented by
    Lifeline Theatre
  • $15
Friday February 14
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood Ave.
Noises Off
Feb 14
Comedy
Noises Off
  • Presented by
    Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
  • $30
Friday February 14
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
111 W. Campbell St.
Arlington Heights
Top Girls
Feb 14
Comedy, Drama
Top Girls
  • Presented by
    Remy Bumppo Theatre Company
  • $30
Friday February 14
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.

Lakeview

Adaptation
Feb 14
Comedy
Adaptation
  • Presented by
    Theatre Above the Law
  • $15
Friday February 14
8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Jarvis Square Theater
1439 W. Jarvis

Rogers Park

Bible Bingo
Feb 14
Comedy
Bible Bingo
  • Presented by
    Nuns4Fun Entertainment
  • $15
Friday February 14
8:00 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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