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Fiddler on the Roof
Oct6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Fiddler on the Roof

One of the world’s leading opera directors, Barrie Kosky is celebrated from Vienna to Paris and from Bayreuth to London, where his new Ring cycle will take the stage at…

Thursday October 6
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Lyric Opera House
20 N Wacker Drive
Joji
Oct6
Music & Comedy

Joji

Japanese singer, songwriter, rapper, comedian, and former Internet personality and YouTuber, Joji will perform live at Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom on Oct 6-7 at 7:00pm.

Thursday October 6
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Clyde’s
Oct6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Clyde’s

“Feisty comedy is on the menu” (Washington Post) in two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage’s latest Broadway triumph. Creating the perfect sandwich is the shared…

Thursday October 6
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Drunk Shakespeare
Oct6
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 October 6
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Reflections
Oct6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Reflections

Taking a moment to reflect on something – an event, the past, your own experiences – can be a catalyst to deeper understandings, personal growth…

Thursday October 6
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Diana Krall
Oct6
Music & Comedy

Diana Krall

Canadian jazz musician Diana Krall will perform live at Chicago Theatre on Thu, Oct 6 at 7:30pm.

Thursday October 6
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Theatre
175 N. State
Frankenstreisand
Oct6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Frankenstreisand

The music… the mem’ries… the magic… the dog cloning! This Halloween season, Hell in a Handbag Productions kicks off its 2022-23 season with the world…

Thursday October 6
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Red VR
4702 N. Ravenswood Ave.
Muti, Pollini & Pictures from an Exhibition
Oct6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Muti, Pollini & Pictures from an Exhibition

Mussorgsky, shaken by the passing of his friend, the artist Victor Hartmann, turned his grief into music, composing his lavishly evocative 10-movement suite inspired by…

Thursday October 6
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.

220 S. Michigan Ave.
Somewhere
Oct6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Somewhere

In a potentially parallel timeline where a climate apocalypse has wiped out animals and insects, an entomologist and her brother follow a migration of monarch…

Thursday October 6
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Somewhere
Oct6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Somewhere

In a potentially parallel timeline where a climate apocalypse has wiped out animals and insects, an entomologist and her brother follow a migration of monarch…

Thursday October 6
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Mundelein Center for the Fine & Performing Arts
1020 W Sheridan Rd
Wolf Alice
Oct6
Music & Comedy

Wolf Alice

British rockers Wolf Alice will perform live at Riviera Theatre on Thu, Oct 6 at 7:30pm.

Thursday October 6
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Riveria Theater
4746 N Racine Ave
Little Shop of Horrors
Oct6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Little Shop of Horrors

Based on the 1960 film by Roger Corman and featuring a book by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Ashman, LITTLE SHOP…

Thursday October 6
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Citadel Theatre
300 S. Waukegan Road
Harry Styles – Love on Tour
Oct6
Music & Comedy

Harry Styles – Love on Tour

Platinum-selling artist Harry Styles is coming to Chicago for his brand new Love on Tour! See him live at United Center on Oct 6, 8,…

Thursday October 6
7:55 p.m.10:00 p.m.
United Center
1901 W Madison St
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Presents “Clybourne Park” by Bruce Norris, Directed by Kurt Naebig
Oct6
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 October 6
8:00 p.m.
McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd
Roast Battle Chicago
Oct6
Music & Comedy

Roast Battle Chicago

Chicago’s Premiere Roast Battle Comedy Show! Featuring some of the best roast writers in the country. Each show begins with judges being introduced by performing…

Thursday October 6
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
Stew
Oct6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Stew

Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of STEW, Zora Howard’s Pulitzer Prize Finalist for Drama. The Tucker women are up early…

Thursday October 6
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
Babes With Blades Theatre Company’s RICHARD III
Oct6
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 October 6
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway St.
Botticelli in the Fire
Oct6
Theatre & Performing Arts

Botticelli in the Fire

First Floor Theater is pleased to launch its Tenth Season with the Chicago premiere of Jordan Tannahill’s Botticelli in the Fire, a hot-blooded queering of…

Thursday October 6
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
SALES
Oct6
Music & Comedy

SALES

Guitar-based indie pop band SALES will perform live at Thalia Hall on Oct 6-7 at 8:00pm.

Thursday October 6
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Thalia Hall
1807 S Allport St
World Premiere Comedy “Chagall In School” at Theater Wit
Oct6
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 October 6
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
COMEDY OPEN MIC THURSDAY @ ROK ISLAND BISTRO
Oct6
Music & Comedy

COMEDY OPEN MIC THURSDAY @ ROK ISLAND BISTRO

CHICAGO!! EVERY THURSDAY, “VISIONNAIRE ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS “COMEDY” “OPEN MIC” NIGHTS FOR ALL COMEDIANS NEW AND EXPERIENCED TO COME OUT TO “ROK ISLAND BISTRO” IN THE…

Thursday October 6
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
ROK ISLAND BISTRO
100 NIGENT ST
The Marias Live In Concert
Oct6
Music & Comedy

The Marias Live In Concert

Indie pop band The Marias will perform live at Thalia Hall on Thu, Oct 6 at 8:00pm.

Thursday October 6
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Thalia Hall
1807 S Allport St
Swing State
Oct7
Nov13
Theatre & Performing Arts

Swing State

It’s hard to know who your friends are in a world that’s more divided than ever. Tony Award-winner Robert Falls and his longtime collaborator, Pulitzer…

Friday October 7Sunday November 13
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
The Chicago Show: Antiques & Art & Modern
Oct7
Oct10
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

The Chicago Show: Antiques & Art & Modern

Dolphin Promotions’ annual antiques, art and design show in Chicago, renamed The Chicago Show: Antiques & Art & Modern, will return to The Merchandise Mart…

Friday October 7Monday October 10
@themart
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
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