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World AIDS Day Commemoration
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

World AIDS Day Commemoration

The Chicago Parks Foundation and the AIDS Garden Chicago Board of Directors invite all to take part in a World AIDS Day commemoration at AIDS…

Friday December 1, 2023
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Belmont Harbor
Legacy, Renewal & Unity: Celebrating 100 Years of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Dec1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts

Legacy, Renewal & Unity: Celebrating 100 Years of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

NHM is proud to host the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America’s centennial exhibit, Legacy, Renewal & Unity. We are also honored to also host Archons…

Friday December 1, 2023
10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The National Hellenic Museum
333 S Halsted Street
The Immersive Nutcracker: A Winter Miracle at Lighthouse ArtSpace Chicago
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Immersive Nutcracker: A Winter Miracle at Lighthouse ArtSpace Chicago

Step into the enchanting world of The Immersive Nutcracker, A Winter Miracle, where cutting-edge technology meets the artistry of ballet dancers. This mesmerizing 30-minute immersive…

Friday December 1, 2023
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
LIGHTHOUSE ARTSPACE CHICAGO
108 W GERMANIA PL
Mrs. Claus! A Holiday Musical
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

Mrs. Claus! A Holiday Musical

Chicago Kids Company – Theater for Children (CKC) presents Mrs. Claus! A Holiday Musical. This holiday classic and audience favorite returns for its 24thyear. Our…

Friday December 1, 2023
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Beverly Arts Center
2407 W. 111th Street
MTT Conducts Mozart
Dec1
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

MTT Conducts Mozart

Michael Tilson Thomas lends his fresh insights to a compelling Austro-Germanic program. It includes Mozart’s whirling Six German Dances and his graceful and tender Piano…

Friday December 1, 2023
1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
220 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL, 60604
Working – A Musical
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

Working – A Musical

Based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers, Working paints a vivid portrait of the workers that the world so often takes…

Friday December 1, 2023
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
3801 S. Central Ave. , Cicero, IL, 60804
The Infinite Wrench
Dec1
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Infinite Wrench

Don’t miss the longest running late-night show in Chicago! At The Infinite Wrench you’ll see 30 original plays in 60 minutes written and performed by…

Friday December 1, 2023
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
Magician Jamie Allan at the Rhapsody Theater
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

Magician Jamie Allan at the Rhapsody Theater

The Rhapsody Theater, 1328 W. Morse Ave, unveils Jamie Allan’s new and exciting marvel, created exclusively for The Rhapsody Theater, “Amaze”, from November 24, 2023-January…

Friday December 1, 2023
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Rhapsody Theater
1328 W Morse Ave
PUFFS, or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

PUFFS, or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic

Otherworld Theatre Company, the premier sci-fi and fantasy theatre company in North America, stages Matt Cox’s PUFFS, or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain…

Friday December 1, 2023
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Otherworld Theatre
3914 N. Clark St.
The Roar Speakeasy: A Prohibition Era Experience
Dec1
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 December 1, 2023
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Roar on Rush
437 N. Rush Street
Happy Holly-Daze: A Drinking Game Performance
Dec1
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Happy Holly-Daze: A Drinking Game Performance

Year after year, Corn Productions brings the holiday magic in a tradition spanning over a decade. Happy Holly-Daze is a sketch comedy show about all…

Friday December 1, 2023
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Cornservatory
4210 N Lincoln Ave
A Christmas Carol
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

A Christmas Carol

Based on a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in 1843, intended to be a political manifesto exposing the issues surrounding poverty, this tale still…

Friday December 1, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights, IL, 60005
Christmas With Elvis
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

Christmas With Elvis

“Christmas With Elvis” by Terry Spencer Hesser, directed by Dexter Bullard comes to the Chopin Theatre located at 1543 West Division Street, Nov. 24-Jan. 7. Previews…

Friday December 1, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 West Division Street
WINTER CIRCUS SPECTACULAR
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

WINTER CIRCUS SPECTACULAR

Experience all the things you know and love about the circus and be amazed by things you’ve never seen before!  Astonishing performers, awe-inspiring athletes and…

Friday December 1, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
NOW Arena
5333 Prairie Stone Parkway
The Lion in Winter
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Lion in Winter

It is Christmas in the 12th century, and Henry II’s family is in tatters. His once-loving wife and now sworn enemy, Eleanor of Aquitaine, has…

Friday December 1, 2023
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Court Theatre
5535 S. Ellis, Chicago, IL, 60637
Kringle’s Window
Dec1
Dec16
Theatre & Performing Arts

Kringle’s Window

Becka, a twelve-year-old computer whiz, heeds her friend’s advice and tells her eight-year-old sister Boomer that Santa Claus isn’t real. Becka’s father, recently separated from…

Friday December 1, 2023
7:30 p.m.Saturday December 16, 2023
9:30 p.m.
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
3801 S. Central Ave. , Cicero, IL, 60804
In The Back/On The Floor
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

In The Back/On The Floor

IN THE BACK/ON THE FLOOR examines the issues that minimum wage workers face through the lives of several employees at a big-box retail store. Though…

Friday December 1, 2023
8:00 p.m.
Chicago Dramatists
1105 W. Chicago Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60642
“Wise Guys: The First Christmas Story” Comes to The Factory Theater, Nov 3 – Dec 16
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

“Wise Guys: The First Christmas Story” Comes to The Factory Theater, Nov 3 – Dec 16

The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St., is proud to announce the first production of The Factory’s 29th season, Wise Guys: The First Christmas Story,…

Friday December 1, 2023
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Factory Theater
1623 W. Howard St. , Chicago, IL, 60626
Jefferey Cooke- “My Christmas Spectacular 2023!”
Dec1
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Jefferey Cooke- “My Christmas Spectacular 2023!”

Jefferey Cooke and his “My Christmas Spectacular!” return to the Venus Cabaret Theater for a second holiday season! For One Night Only, join us for a blow out…

Friday December 1, 2023
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Venus Cabaret Theater
3741 North Southport Avenue
The Lincoln Lodge
Dec1
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 December 1, 2023
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Christmas Bingo: It’s a Ho-Ho-Holy Night
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

Christmas Bingo: It’s a Ho-Ho-Holy Night

Did Santa babysit the baby Jesus? Why were the Three Wise Men so lost? The answers to these and other humorous questions are answered in…

Friday December 1, 2023
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 North Lincoln Avenue
Witch
Dec1
Theatre & Performing Arts

Witch

A charming devil arrives in the quiet village of Edmonton to bargain for the souls of its residents in exchange for their darkest wishes. Elizabeth…

Friday December 1, 2023
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 North Milwaukee Avenue
Voila: The Improvised Musical
Dec1
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Voila: The Improvised Musical

iO Chicago presents: a fully made-up, off-off-off Broadway style musical every Friday at 10pm in the Fremont Theater. Spend your Friday night with us. See…

Friday December 1, 2023
10:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
The iO Theater, 1501 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60642, USA,
The iO Theater, 1501 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60642, USA,
Legacy, Renewal & Unity: Celebrating 100 Years of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Dec2
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts

Legacy, Renewal & Unity: Celebrating 100 Years of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

NHM is proud to host the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America’s centennial exhibit, Legacy, Renewal & Unity. We are also honored to also host Archons…

Saturday December 2, 2023
10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The National Hellenic Museum
333 S Halsted Street
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