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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 14, 2020
The Piano Soul of Nat King Cole
Feb 14
Musical
The Piano Soul of Nat King Cole
  • Presented by
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • $15, $30
Friday February 14
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave.

Loop

The Secret of My Success
Feb 14
Comedy, Musical
The Secret of My Success
  • Presented by
    Paramount Theatre
  • $30
Friday February 14
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Paramount Theatre
23 E Galena Blvd
Aurora
Verböten
Feb 14
Drama, Musical
Verböten
  • Presented by
    The House Theatre of Chicago
  • $30
Friday February 14
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
February 15, 2020
Wake Up, Brother Bear
Feb 15
Children’s, Musical
Wake Up, Brother Bear
  • Presented by
    Chicago Children’s Theatre
  • $15
Saturday February 15
9:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Chicago Children’s Theatre
100 S Racine
The Princess and the Pea
Feb 15
Children’s, Musical
The Princess and the Pea
  • Presented by
    Marriott Theatre
  • $10.00
Saturday February 15
10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Marriott Theatre
10 Marriott Dr.
Lincolnshire
Wake Up, Brother Bear
Feb 15
Children’s, Musical
Wake Up, Brother Bear
  • Presented by
    Chicago Children’s Theatre
  • $15
Saturday February 15
11:30 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Chicago Children’s Theatre
100 S Racine
If/Then
Feb 15
Musical
If/Then
  • Presented by
    Brown Paper Box Co.
  • $15
Saturday February 15
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Athenaeum Theatre
2936 N. Southport Ave.

Lakeview

CMTF 2020: Baked! The Musical
Feb 15
Musical
CMTF 2020: Baked! The Musical
  • Presented by
    Underscore Theatre Company
  • $15
Saturday February 15
3:00 p.m.
The Edge Off Broadway Theatre
1133 W Catalpa Ave.

Edgewater

CMTF 2020: Paper Swords
Feb 15
Musical
CMTF 2020: Paper Swords
  • Presented by
    Underscore Theatre Company
  • $15
Saturday February 15
3:00 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway St.
The Secret of My Success
Feb 15
Comedy, Musical
The Secret of My Success
  • Presented by
    Paramount Theatre
  • $30
Saturday February 15
3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Paramount Theatre
23 E Galena Blvd
Aurora
Verböten
Feb 15
Drama, Musical
Verböten
  • Presented by
    The House Theatre of Chicago
  • $30
Saturday February 15
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
CMTF 2020: Double Vision
Feb 15
Musical
CMTF 2020: Double Vision
  • Presented by
    Underscore Theatre Company
  • $15
Saturday February 15
7:30 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway St.
Fun Home
Feb 15
Musical
Fun Home
  • Presented by
    Loyola University Chicago
  • $15
Saturday February 15
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Newhart Family Theatre
1020 W. Sheridan Road

Rogers Park

If/Then
Feb 15
Musical
If/Then
  • Presented by
    Brown Paper Box Co.
  • $15
Saturday February 15
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Athenaeum Theatre
2936 N. Southport Ave.

Lakeview

Legally Blonde: The Musical
Feb 15
Musical
Legally Blonde: The Musical
  • Presented by
    Northwestern University – Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts
  • $30
Saturday February 15
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Northwestern University – Ethel M. Barber Theater
30 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston
Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán
Feb 15
Musical
Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán
  • Presented by
    Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • $15, $30
Saturday February 15
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave.

Loop

The Queen of Spades
Feb 15
Drama, Musical
The Queen of Spades
  • Presented by
    Lyric Opera of Chicago
  • $30
Saturday February 15
7:30 p.m.11:15 p.m.
Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 860

Loop

We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring Damien Sneed
Feb 15
Saturday February 15
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Lund Auditorium at Dominican University Performing Arts Center
7900 W Division
River Forest
Grease
Feb 15
Musical
Grease
  • Presented by
    Marriott Theatre
  • $30
Saturday February 15
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Marriott Theatre
10 Marriott Dr.
Lincolnshire
Happy Together: Michael & Angela Ingersoll Sing Songs You Know By Heart
Feb 15
Saturday February 15
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie
9501 Skokie Blvd.
Skokie
Sophisticated Ladies
Feb 15
Musical
Sophisticated Ladies
  • Presented by
    Porchlight Music Theatre
  • $30
Saturday February 15
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.

Gold Coast

The Fantasticks
Feb 15
Musical
The Fantasticks
  • Presented by
    Citadel Theatre
  • $30
Saturday February 15
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Citadel Theatre
300 S. Waukegan Road
Lake Forest
The Secret of My Success
Feb 15
Comedy, Musical
The Secret of My Success
  • Presented by
    Paramount Theatre
  • $30
Saturday February 15
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Paramount Theatre
23 E Galena Blvd
Aurora
Verböten
Feb 15
Drama, Musical
Verböten
  • Presented by
    The House Theatre of Chicago
  • $30
Saturday February 15
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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