Theater openings in November


November 5th, 7:30 pm, The Fantasticks, Marian Theatre Guild, 1849 Lincoln Avenue, Whiting.  FYI (219) 473-7555

November 7th, 7:30 pm ET, Staged Reading, Mrs. Farnsworth, Acting Ensemble, Ensemble on the Avenue, 602 E. Mishawaka Avenue, Mishawaka.  FYI

November 10th, 7:30 pm ET, Better Homes, Warner Studio Theatre, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N. Main, South Bend.  FYI

November 10th, 7:30 pm ET, Three Viewings, Acting Ensemble, Ensemble on the Avenue, 602 E. Mishawaka Avenue, Mishawaka.  FYI

November 11th, 7:30 pm, Kokandy Productions presents ‘Sweeney Todd in Concert’, Theatre at the Center, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster.  $40 FYI (219) 836-3255 or  Pre-show Dining option, $30.  FYI Trama Catering (219) 836-1930 x2.

November 24th, 8:00 pm, A Christmas Story, Chicago Street Theatre, 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso.  $20-$22.  FYI

November 25th, 7:30 pm, Scrooge the Musical, M & M Productions, Reinhart Auditorium, 276 East 68th Place, Merrillville.  FYI

November 27th, 7:00 pm ET, Arcanicus: Lost in Magic, Live action Dungeons and Dragons, Ensemble on the Avenue, 602 E. Mishawaka Avenue, Mishawake.  FYI

November 30th, 8:00 pm, White Christmas, Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Avenue, Valparaiso.  FYI (219) 548-9137 or


November 1st, 7:30 pm, Company, Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and 

November 2nd, 7:30 pm, Joyful Caribbean-influenced Comedy, Twelfth Night, Courtyard Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.   FYI (312) 595-5600 or

November 2nd, 8:00 pm, The Artistic Home presents Witch, Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $20-$35.   FYI

November 3rd, 7:00 pm, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® The Greatest Show On Earth®. Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim Road, Rosemont.  FYI

November 3rd, 8:00 pm, 47th Revue, e.t.c. Theatre, The Second City, 230 W. North Avenue, Chicago.  FYI

**** November 4th, 9:30 or 11:30 am, The Beatrix Holiday Tea Party, Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S. Racine, Chicago.  $45.25.  FYI

November 4th, 7:30 pm, The Daughter of the Regiment, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI

November 5th, 7:30 pm, Chicago Premiere, POTUS, or Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.or

November 8th, 7:30 pm, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.  FYI (847) 634-0200 or

November 8th, 7:30 pm, The Lifespan of a Fact, TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago.  $52-$67.  FYI (773) 281-8463 x6 or

November 9th, 8:00 pm, World Premiere, Wise Guys: The First Christmas Story, Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St., Chicago.  $25.

November 10th, 8:00 pm, The Conspirators present COMMEDIA DIVINA: It’s Worse Than ThatOtherworld Theatre, 3914 N. Clark St. Chicago.  $25.  FYI

November 11th, 7:30 pm, The Lion in Winter, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 753-4472 or

November 12th, 3:00 pm,  Jenůfa, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI

November 16th, 7:00 pm, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or

November 17th, 7:30 pm,  She Loves Me, Citadel Theatre, West Campus building, Lake Forest School District, 300 S. Waukegan Rd., Lake Forest.  $40-$45.  FYI (847) 735-8554, ext. 1 or

November 17th, 8:00 pm, Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or

November 17th, 8:00 pm, Miss Bennet: Christmas at PemberleyBuffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn.  $44 (Single show tickets go on sale July 27th).  FYI

November 20th, 7:30 pm, Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter's Jug-Band ChristmasStudebaker Theater, Fine Arts Building, 410 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago.  Tickets will go on sale in July.  FYI (312) 753-3210 or

November 20th, 7:30 pm, US Premiere, Sleeping with Beauty, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago.  $25-$35.  FYI 

November 24th, 7:00 pm, Who's Holiday, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago.  $15-$55.  FYI (773) 975-8150 or

**** November 25th, 10:00 am, The Snow Queen, Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.  $15.75 (plus tax and handling fees).  FYI (847) 634-0200 or

November 25th, 7:30 pm, Manual Cinema’s Christmas Carol, Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.  FYI (847) 242-6000 or

November 26th, 7:00 pm, 46th Annual A Christmas Carol, Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or

November 27th, 6:00 pm, Christmas with Elvis, Chopin Theatre, 1543 West Division Street, Chicago.  $60.  FTI

November 30th, 8:00 pm, The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque©, Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.  $20-$100.  Tickets go on sale Monday, Oct. 2 at 12 p.m. at and


November 29th, A Christmas Carol, TheatreSquared, 477 W. Spring Street in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas.  FYI (479) 777-7477 or


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