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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Apr17
Theatre & Performing Arts

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Celebrating over 55 years of partnership with the Auditorium Theatre, the illustrious Alvin Ailey returns to its Chicago home for a must-see six-performance program with…

Wednesday, April 17th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Auditorium Theatre
50 E Ida B Wells Dr, Chicago, IL, 60605
GDC: “Season 61 | UNLIMITED!” Spring Harris Theater Engagement
Apr17
Theatre & Performing Arts

GDC: “Season 61 | UNLIMITED!” Spring Harris Theater Engagement

Giordano Dance Chicago, America’s original jazz dance company, presents their spring engagement at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph St. at…

Wednesday, April 17th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Harris Theater for Music and Dance
205 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL, 60601
Purpose
Apr17
Theatre & Performing Arts

Purpose

For decades, the influential Jasper family has been a pillar of Black American Politics: civil rights leaders, pastors and congressmen. But like all families, there…

Wednesday, April 17th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
Apr17
Theatre & Performing Arts

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Everyone dies, but not everyone’s death is pre-ordained by Shakespeare. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead puts the spotlight on two of Shakespeare’s minor characters as they wrestle…

Wednesday, April 17th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Court Theatre
5535 S. Ellis, Chicago, IL, 60637
The Jazz Bridge # 2.10
Apr17
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Jazz Bridge # 2.10

Join us for an evening of Contemporary and Experimental Jazz that brings together Chicago and France based musicians for a musical evening of experimentation. This…

Wednesday, April 17th
7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Logan Center for the Arts – Performance Penthouse
915 East 60th Street
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Apr17
Apr21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Celebrating over 55 years of partnership with the Auditorium Theatre, the illustrious Alvin Ailey returns to its Chicago home for a must-see six-performance program with…

Wednesday, April 17th
7:30 p.m.Sunday, April 21st
6:00 p.m.
Auditorium Theatre
50 E Ida B Wells Dr, Chicago, IL, 60605
Hooch & Holler Comedy Show
Apr17
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Hooch & Holler Comedy Show

Every Wednesday The Best Speakeasy In Chicago Hosts The Hottest Comedians The City Has To Offer! Indulge In Our Amazing Craft Cocktails And Enjoy An…

Wednesday, April 17th
9:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Bordel Cocktail & Cabaret
1721 W Division
Babes With Blades Theatre Company’s The S Paradox
Apr18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Babes With Blades Theatre Company’s The S Paradox

CHICAGO – Babes With Blades Theatre Company’s (BWBTC) 2024 season opens with The S Paradox, written by Joining Sword & Pen International Playwright Competition and…

Thursday, April 18th
The Factory Theater
1623 W. Howard St. , Chicago, IL, 60626
Beauty and the Beast
Apr18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Beauty and the Beast

Chicago Kids Company – Theater for Children (CKC) presents Beauty and the Beast.  Don’t miss Chicago Kids Company’s newest show! Full of comedy, romance, and…

Thursday, April 18th
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Beverly Arts Center
2407 W. 111th Street
New Monuments | Chicago Brendan Fernandes
Apr18
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts

New Monuments | Chicago Brendan Fernandes

Envisioned as the first in a series of interventions that engage monuments in and outside of the United States, New Monuments | Chicago by Brendan Fernandes seeks…

Thursday, April 18th
11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Grant Park
Chicago
Dance Residency Open Studio Series
Apr18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Dance Residency Open Studio Series

The City of Chicago is pleased to announce the second cohort of artists for the Chicago Cultural Center Dance Studio Residency. The Dance Studio Residency…

Thursday, April 18th
3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Teatro Zinzanni
Apr18
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro Zinzanni

Tickets are on sale Now at https://zinzanni.com/chicago/ for Love, Chaos, & Dinner ! Teatro Zinzanni returns to the vibrant Chicago Loop inside the velvet walls…

Thursday, April 18th
6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
Bramble Theatre Company announces Q&A with Playwright Spencer Huffman
Apr18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Bramble Theatre Company announces Q&A with Playwright Spencer Huffman

CHICAGO – Bramble Theatre Company, founded by Matthew Lunt and Karissa Murrell Myers, is proud to host a Q & A with Playwright Spencer Huffman…

Thursday, April 18th
7:00 p.m.
5545 N. Clark St.
Immutable, later: Ulrich Jesse K Baer + olivier
Apr18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Immutable, later: Ulrich Jesse K Baer + olivier

On the occasion of the book launch for Ulrich Jesse K Baer’s Deer Black Out, join us for a philosophical and ufological reading and trans-genre dialogue with…

Thursday, April 18th
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

61 W. Superior St.
PUFFS, or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic
Apr18
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…

Thursday, April 18th
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Otherworld Theatre
3914 N. Clark St.
The Roar Speakeasy: A Prohibition Era Experience
Apr18
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…

Thursday, April 18th
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Roar on Rush
437 N. Rush Street
BIG LOVE
Apr18
Theatre & Performing Arts

BIG LOVE

[producingbody]’s second show – BIG LOVE by Charles Mee a play – 90 minutes, no intermission. Fifty brides flee their fifty grooms and seek refuge…

Thursday, April 18th
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Chicago Dramatists
1105 W. Chicago Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60642
Black Bear Island by Karissa Murrell Myers
Apr18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Black Bear Island by Karissa Murrell Myers

Hello,   We would like to add our listing to Theatre In Chicago:     “BLACK BEAR ISLAND” BY KARISSA MURRELL MYERS Co-produced in partnership with Silk…

Thursday, April 18th
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Stage Center Theatre at Northeastern Illinois University
3701 W Bryn Mawr Ave
Dumb and Drummer
Apr18
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dumb and Drummer

Chicago’s best comedians doing their best material over live jazz! Every third Thursday at The Lincoln Lodge Theatre, Hosted by Jamaal Sanders, Hunter Hirsch, and…

Thursday, April 18th
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
LOVE SONG by John Kolvenbach from Remy Bumppo Theatre Company
Apr18
Theatre & Performing Arts

LOVE SONG by John Kolvenbach from Remy Bumppo Theatre Company

CHICAGO – Remy Bumppo Theatre Company is pleased to announce the cast, creative and production teams for Love Song, written by John Kolvenbach and directed…

Thursday, April 18th
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave. , Chicago, IL, 60657
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Apr18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Celebrating over 55 years of partnership with the Auditorium Theatre, the illustrious Alvin Ailey returns to its Chicago home for a must-see six-performance program with…

Thursday, April 18th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Auditorium Theatre
50 E Ida B Wells Dr, Chicago, IL, 60605
Chopin & Tchaikovsky
Apr18
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chopin & Tchaikovsky

Tugan Sokhiev conducts Tchaikovsky’s youthful First Symphony, nicknamed Winter Dreams for its cozy evocation of Russian winters. Chopin’s exuberant Piano Concerto No. 1 features Russian pianist Yulianna…

Thursday, April 18th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
GDC: “Season 61 | UNLIMITED!” Spring Harris Theater Engagement
Apr18
Theatre & Performing Arts

GDC: “Season 61 | UNLIMITED!” Spring Harris Theater Engagement

Giordano Dance Chicago, America’s original jazz dance company, presents their spring engagement at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph St. at…

Thursday, April 18th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Harris Theater for Music and Dance
205 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL, 60601
Purpose
Apr18
Theatre & Performing Arts

Purpose

For decades, the influential Jasper family has been a pillar of Black American Politics: civil rights leaders, pastors and congressmen. But like all families, there…

Thursday, April 18th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
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