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Cabaret ZaZou presents LUMINAIRE
Feb3
Theatre & Performing Arts

Cabaret ZaZou presents LUMINAIRE

Randolph Entertainment LLC, producer of the fan favorite Teatro ZinZanni Chicago,  announced CABARET ZAZOU’s premier production, Luminaire will open on September 7, 2022. The new, groundbreaking,…

Friday February 3
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
Do the Right Thing, No Worries If Not
Feb3
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Do the Right Thing, No Worries If Not

The Second City is sorry not sorry for making you laugh with the 110th Mainstage revue, Do the Right Thing, No Worries If Not. Leave your worries…

Friday February 3
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Second City
230 West North Ave, 3rd Floor
Hansel and Gretel
Feb3
Theatre & Performing Arts

Hansel and Gretel

When this universally cherished production debuted 20 years ago, it captivated Chicago audiences. It did the same in 2012, and this season it returns again…

Friday February 3
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Lyric Opera House
20 N Wacker Drive
The Roar Speakeasy: A Prohibition Era Experience
Feb3
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Roar Speakeasy: A Prohibition Era Experience

Go back in time to Chicago’s Prohibition Era at The Roar on Rush! A lively Speakeasy that lights the way to a hidden 4-room cocktail…

Friday February 3
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Roar on Rush
437 N. Rush Street
Muffed: A Recounting Of Farmington, Maine’s 43rd Annual Chester Greenwood Day Devised By The Members Of The Meaningful Action Theatre Company
Feb3
Theatre & Performing Arts

Muffed: A Recounting Of Farmington, Maine’s 43rd Annual Chester Greenwood Day Devised By The Members Of The Meaningful Action Theatre Company

A group of actors attempt to stage the first reading of their new documentary theatre piece about one small town’s celebration for the inventor of…

Friday February 3
7:30 p.m.
Three Brothers Theatre
221 N Genesee Street
“The Great Khan” at Redtwist Theatre
Feb3
Theatre & Performing Arts

“The Great Khan” at Redtwist Theatre

Redtwist Theatre announces the world premiere ofThe Great Khan, written by Michael Gene Sullivan and directed by Jamal Howard, January 19 – February 26, 2023,…

Friday February 3
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Redtwist Theatre
1044 W. Bryn Mawr Ave
tick…tick, BOOM!
Feb3
Theatre & Performing Arts

tick…tick, BOOM!

Before RENT, there was TICK, TICK…BOOM! Written by the late Jonathan Larson and directed by BoHo Artistic Associate Bo Frazier, TICK, TICK…BOOM!   tells the autobiographical…

Friday February 3
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Edge Theater
5451 N. Broadway St.
The Birthday Party
Feb3
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Birthday Party

Harold Pinter’s “comedy of menace.” Stanley may or may not play the piano, and today may or may not be his birthday, and he may…

Friday February 3
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
City Lit Theater Company
1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
The Book of Merman
Feb3
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Book of Merman

Join us at the Skokie Theatre for “The Book of Merman”, where Broadway’s biggest star collides with one of Broadway’s biggest hits in this hilarious…

Friday February 3
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Skokie Theatre
7924 N. Lincoln Ave.
Porchlight Music Theatre’s Cabaret
Feb3
Theatre & Performing Arts

Porchlight Music Theatre’s Cabaret

Porchlight Music Theatre is pleased to announce, due to popular demand, a new block of tickets have been added to its presentation of the Tony…

Friday February 3
8:00 p.m.
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St.
ANARCHY: The Improvised Rock Opera
Feb3
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

ANARCHY: The Improvised Rock Opera

ANARCHY: The Improvised Rock Opera is a completely sung and completely improvised rock opera featuring Chicago’s finest musical improvisers — with live band! Using an audience…

Friday February 3
8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
iO Chicago
1501 N Kingsbury St,
Radial Gradient
Feb3
Theatre & Performing Arts

Radial Gradient

Three women enter a research study hoping to create positive change after a hate crime takes place at a liberal university in America. Timelines in…

Friday February 3
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave.
The Lincoln Lodge
Feb3
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Lincoln Lodge

The Lincoln Lodge stand-up comedy and variety showcase plays every Friday and Saturday night in Chicago’s glamorous Logan Square! In addition to The Lodge’s rotating…

Friday February 3
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble: “Andy Warhol’s Tomato” by Vince Melocchi, Directed by Steve Scott
Feb3
Theatre & Performing Arts

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble: “Andy Warhol’s Tomato” by Vince Melocchi, Directed by Steve Scott

It is 1946 in Pittsburgh. 18-year-old Andy Warhol finds himself in the basement of a working-class bar. Over the course of a summer, Warhol gives…

Friday February 3
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
McAninch Arts Center
425 Fawell Blvd
Drunk Shakespeare
Feb3
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…

Friday February 3
9:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War
Feb4
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War

What happens when a soldier, sailor, airman, or marine is captured during war? Most people aren’t aware of the drastic differences that exist between varying…

Saturday February 4
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown
Feb4
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown

Greektown Chicago has opened its new outdoor art exhibit My Painted Lyre: Seeing music in Chicago’s Greektown, with 26 vibrant three-dimensional artworks lining Halsted Street…

Saturday February 4
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
SPEAK EASY: Will Armstrong
Feb4
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

SPEAK EASY: Will Armstrong

The Jackson Junge Gallery will be kicking off their 2023 season with a solo exhibition featuring the work of Will Armstrong.  Armstrong is well known…

Saturday February 4
Jackson Junge Gallery
1389 N Milwaukee Ave
the ripple, the wave that carried me home
Feb4
Theatre & Performing Arts

the ripple, the wave that carried me home

A family responds to injustice and a daughter reckons with her political inheritance in this new play by “a poet, a playwright to pay attention…

Saturday February 4
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Toni Stone
Feb4
Theatre & Performing Arts

Toni Stone

Play ball! The sensational true story of the first woman to play professional baseball knocks it out of the park as a can’t-miss theatrical event.…

Saturday February 4
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Human+Nature
Feb4
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Human+Nature

Discover Human+Nature, the latest exhibition at The Morton Arboretum. Created by internationally renowned artist Daniel Popper, five large-scale artworks between 15 to 26 feet tall will inspire…

Saturday February 4
8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
morton arboretum
4100 ILLINOIS ROUTE 53
Jeni’s Ice Cream for Breakfast Day
Feb4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Jeni’s Ice Cream for Breakfast Day

Join us on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon local to your time zone at Jeni’s scoop shops nationwide for our annual Ice…

Saturday February 4
9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
5306 N. Clark St.
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The Musical!
Feb4
Theatre & Performing Arts

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The Musical!

CHICAGO – The Young People’s Theatre of Chicago’s (YPT) inaugural 3-Play 2022-23 season continues with the Chicago premiere of Mo Willems’ high-spirited and hilarious Don’t…

Saturday February 4
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 North Lincoln Avenue
Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection
Feb4
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection shines a light on the work of one of the most respected photojournalists of his day. Born Dawid Szymin in Warsaw…

Saturday February 4
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
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