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Molly Sweeney
Apr21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Molly Sweeney

Irish Theatre of Chicago is pleased to return to the Chicago stage with Brian Friel’s moving play Molly Sweeney, directed by ensemble member Siiri Scott. Blind since infancy, Molly…

Thursday April 21
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 W Division St.
Good Night, Oscar
Apr21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Good Night, Oscar

Anything can happen on live TV. And one night, it did. Emmy Award-winning actor and producer Sean Hayes (Will & Grace) stars as the irrepressible…

Thursday April 21
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Picasso at the Lapin Agile
Apr21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

This long running Off Broadway absurdist comedy by Steve Martin places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian Cafe in 1904, just before the…

Thursday April 21
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Citadel Theatre
300 S. Waukegan Road
Van Zweden Conducts Mahler 6
Apr21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Van Zweden Conducts Mahler 6

Steeped in fateful march rhythms, bittersweet lullabies and a series of thunderous hammer blows, Mahler’s Sixth Symphony is an impassioned, searching statement. New York Philharmonic…

Thursday April 21
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.

220 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago Comedy Club – Live Standup at the House of Blues
Apr21
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Comedy Club – Live Standup at the House of Blues

CHICAGO’S GREATEST STAND UP SHOW. The newest faces in comedy. National headliners on your TV. All taking the stage at the world-famous House of Blues…

Thursday April 21
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Play That Goes Wrong
Apr21
Theatre & Performing Arts

The Play That Goes Wrong

What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Broadway & London’s award-winning…

Thursday April 21
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
David and Bathsheba
Apr21
Theatre & Performing Arts

David and Bathsheba

David and Bathsheba is a modern-day adaptation of the biblical story. It is a riveting play that highlights lust, power, and consequences. Fri 15 Apr…

Thursday April 21
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Madison Street Theatre
1010 Madison Street
Once Upon a Mattress
Apr21
Theatre & Performing Arts

Once Upon a Mattress

Many moons ago in a far-off place, Queen Aggravain decreed no couples could marry until her son, Prince Dauntless, found a bride. Princesses came from…

Thursday April 21
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
721 Howard
What to Send Up When It Goes Down (South Side)
Apr21
Theatre & Performing Arts

What to Send Up When It Goes Down (South Side)

Is our American society desensitized to the recurrent killing of Black youth? Do we accept this as a cost of law enforcement? What ideologies enable…

Thursday April 21
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Stony Island Arts Bank
6760 South Stony Island Avenue
TimeLine Theatre Company’s Production of Relentless
Apr21
Theatre & Performing Arts

TimeLine Theatre Company’s Production of Relentless

After a sold out run this winter, Tyla Abercrumbie’s world premiere play comes to the Goodman, weaving a mother’s past with her daughters’ present in…

Thursday April 21
7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
Drawn to Combat: Bill Mauldin and the Art of War
Apr22
Virtual Event

Drawn to Combat: Bill Mauldin and the Art of War

Pritzker Military Museum & Library Launches Virtual Exhibition of Legendary Political Cartoonists Bill Mauldin’s Work View A One-of-a-Kind Virtual Exhibit That Tells the Real Story…

Hello Helios: The warming suns of Chicago’s Greektown
Apr22
Tours & Attractions

Hello Helios: The warming suns of Chicago’s Greektown

Greektown Chicago is proud to present its new outdoor art exhibit Hello Helios: The warming suns of Chicago’s Greektown, with 24 vibrant three-dimensional artworks lining…

Friday April 22
Greektown Chicago
300 S. Halsted
SIX
Apr22
Theatre & Performing Arts

SIX

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. After taking Broadway by storm, SIX makes a triumphant return to Chicago this spring. From Tudor Queens to Pop…

Friday April 22
CIBC Theatre
18 West Monroe Street
Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre
Apr22
Apr23
Theatre & Performing Arts

Comedy Hour at Annoyance Theatre

Each week, Chicago comics bring the freshest, most experimental new material to the Annoyance for the Comedy Hour. The weekly show is an eclectic mix…

Friday April 22
12:00 a.m.Saturday April 23
1:00 a.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Penguin Encounter
Apr22
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Penguin Encounter

Meet one of the penguins at Shedd! During this extraordinary 30-minute experience you’ll learn what makes these birds so amazing and watch a penguin explore,…

Friday April 22
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Beluga Encounter
Apr22
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Beluga Encounter

Get a chance to meet the belugas at Shedd right where they live! Standing side by side with a trainer on an underwater ledge, in this…

Friday April 22
9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Crossings: Mapping American Journeys
Apr22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Crossings: Mapping American Journeys

Crossings invites you to take four historic routes across the United States. Maps, guidebooks, travelogues, postcards, and more from the Newberry’s collection recreate travelers’ experiences along…

Friday April 22
10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
An Instrument in the Shape of a Woman
Apr22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

An Instrument in the Shape of a Woman

With brilliant color and provocative forms, the artists in this exhibition suggest an alternate universe, at once familiar and surreal, seen through the prism of…

Friday April 22
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott
Apr22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott is the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Robert Colescott…

Friday April 22
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Jin Lee: Views & Scenes
Apr22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Jin Lee: Views & Scenes

This one-person exhibition by highly respected Chicago photographer Jin Lee features a series of photographs that closely examine landscapes and built environments around Chicago. The…

Friday April 22
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable
Apr22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable

Ray Bradbury: Inextinguishable honors the incredible writing and enduring impact of one of America’s most celebrated writers. Featuring personal artifacts from Bradbury’s life like his…

Friday April 22
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Immersive Frida
Apr22
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Immersive Frida Kahlo

Explore the world through the eyes of the legendary Frida Kahlo – a brilliant, uncompromising painter who created some of the history’s most iconic artwork.…

Friday April 22
10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
Pirates Ahoy: Hunt for the Golden Treasure!
Apr22
Tours & Attractions

Pirates Ahoy: Hunt for the Golden Treasure!

Captain Brickbeard needs YOU! His precious Golden Treasure is missing, and time is running out.  He needs more pirates to help him find the lovely…

Friday April 22
10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
601 N. Martingale Road
Rapunzel
Apr22
Theatre & Performing Arts

Rapunzel

After stealing a precious plant, the King and Queen are forced to let their wacky gardener Nexus raise their daughter, Rapunzel. She is locked away at…

Friday April 22
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Beverly Arts Center
2407 W. 111th Street
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