Theater openings in February
February 7th, 7:30 pm EST, Staged Reading Imagine Drowning by Terry Johnson. Acting Ensemble, Ensemble on the Avenue, 602 E. Mishawauka Avenue, South Bend. $10. FYI (574) 232-2559 or www.actingensemble.com/box-office
February 10th, 8:00 pm, The Play that Goes Wrong, Chicago Street Theater, 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso. $20-$22. FYI (219) 464-1636 or www.chicagostreet.org.
February 24th, 8:00 pm, Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter), Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond. $24. FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org
February 24th, Dog, Acting Ensemble, Ensemble on the Avenue, 602 E. Mishawauka Avenue, South Bend. $10. FYI (574) 232-2559 or www.actingensemble.com/box-office
February 1st, 7:30 pm, Big Fish, Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200 or www.marriotttheatre.com
February 2nd, 8:00 pm, A Chorus Line, DrShow Formatting optionsury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.
February 3rd, 7:30 pm, The Factotum, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.
February 3rd or 4th, 7:30 pm, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill starring Alexis Roston, Venus Cabaret Theater at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago. $60-$70, VIP Reserved table & wine, $259-$299. FYI www.mercurytheaterchicago.com/
**** February 4th, 10:00 am, Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The Musical, Young People's Theatre of Chicago, Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln, Chicago. $25 Adults. $19 Children under 12. FYI (773) 404 7336 or www.yptchi.org.
February 6th, 7:00 pm, Toni Stone, Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago. FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org
February 8th, 7:30 pm, World Premiere, Boulevard of Bold Dreams, TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. $42-$57. FYI (773) 281-8463 x6 or timelinetheatre.com
Februry 8th, 7:30 pm, Porchlight Revisits I Am A Camera, Porchlight Music Theatre, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N Dearborn St., Chicago. FYI (773) 777-9884 or PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.
February 10th, 7:30 pm, The Christians, Citadel Theatre, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest. $40-$45. FYI (847) -735-8554, ext. 1 or www.citadeltheatre.org
February 10th, 8:00 pm, Into the Woods, Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.
February 11th, Collaboraction Theatre’s Trial in the Delta, The DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center, 740 E. 56th Pl., Chicago. $30-$55. FYI collaboraction.org.
February 13th, 7:30 pm, Right To Be Forgotten, Raven Theatre, East Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville), Chicago. FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com
February 14th, MEN ARE FROM MARS – WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! Broadway in Chicago, Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut, Chicago. $40-$65. www.thetwentysidedtavern.com FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.
February 15th, 7:30 pm, Anna Karenina, Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.
February 15th, 7:30 pm, Les Misérables, Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com
February 16th, 7:30 pm, Anna in the Tropics, Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont, Chicago. FYI www.remybumppo.org
February 17th, 7:30 pm, Steel Magnolias, The Drama Group Studio Theatre, 330 202nd Street, Chicago Heights. FYI (708) 755-3444 or www.dg.booktix.com,
February 17th, 7:30 pm, Physician Magician with Dr. Ricardo Rosenkranz, Rhapsody Theater, 1328 West Morse, Chicago. $40-$50 (VIP $60-$75) FYI (888) 495-9001 or https://rhapsodytheater.thundertix.com/events/207730
February 18th, 6:30 pm, World Premiere, Villette, Lookingglass Theatre in Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan, Chicago. FYI (312) 337-0665, www.lookingglasstheatre.org
February 18th, 7:30 pm, Fen, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.
February 18th, 8:00 pm, World Premiere, Chlorine Sky, Ensemble Theatre in Honor of Helen Zell, Steppenwolf for Young Adults, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org
February 18th, 8:00 pm, Chicago Tap Theatre at 20: Tempo, Rhythm and Time, Chicago Tap Theatre, The Den Theatre, 1333 N. MIlwaukee, Chicago. $25-$75. FYI ChicagoTapTheatre.com.
February 19th, 11:00 am or 1:00 pm, Extra Yarn, KidSeries, Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago. $35-$35 FYI (773) 761- 4477 or www.lifelinetheatre.com
February 20th, 7:00 pm, The Mountaintop, Reginald Vaughn Theater, Invictus Theatre Company, 1106 W. Thorndale Avenue, Chicago. $30-$35. FYI www.invictustheatreco.com
February 20th, 7:30 pm, One in Two, PrideArts, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI (773) 857-0222 or www.pridearts.org
February 21st, 7:30 pm, Cats, Broadway in Chicago, James M. Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.
February 23rd, Artists Lounge Live presents Signed, Sealed, Delivered: A Stevie Wonder Experience with John-Mark McGaha. Mercury Theatre Chicago, 3745 N. Southport, Chicago. $35-$75. FYI www.mercurytheaterchicago.com/
February 24th, 7:30 pm, Once, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre, Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI (847) 242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.
February 24th, 8:00 pm, Kelly Girls, Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard Street, Chicago. FYI (312) 275-5757 or www.thefactorytheater.com
February 26th, 7:00 pm, Griffin Theatre Company presents the Midwest Premiere of HEISENBERG: The Uncertainty Principle, Raven Theatre’s Schwartz Stage, 6157 N. Clark St., Chicago. FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.griffintheatre.com
February 28th, 7:30 pm, 1776, Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago. FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com
Theater openings in March
March 1, Romeo and Juliet, Actors from the London Stage, Notre Dame Shakespeare Fest, University of Notre Dame, South Bend. FYI shakespeare.nd.edu.
March 5th, 3:00 pm, Reasons: A Tribute to Earth, Wind and Fire, Black Ensemble Theater, Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street, Chicago. $50-$55. FYI (773) 769-4451 or www.blackensemble.org.
March 7th, 7:30 pm, Annie, Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com
March 11th, 7:30 pm, Carmen, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.
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