• Theater This Week

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    Now Playing in Indiana:   

    Through June 23rd, Bad Auditions by Bad Actors, 4th Street Theater, 125 N. 4th Street, Chesterton.  FYI (219) 926-7875 or www.4thstreetncca.com

    June 21st & 23rd, Faith County, L'arc en Ciel Theatre Group, Great Oaks Supper Banquets & Events, 13109 Wicker Ave, Cedar Lake.  FYI Text (219) 776-0888 for tickets.  

    June 19th through 29th, Love Is a Many Splintered Thing, Canterbury Summer Theatre, 807 Franklin Street, Michigan City.  FYI (219) 874-4269 or info@canterburytheatre.org. 

    Now Playing in Illinois:      

    Through June 22nd, The Singularity Play, Jackalope Theatre Company, Chicago Park District’s Berger Park Coach House, 6205 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago.  $15-$35.  FYI  (773) 340-2543 or JackalopeTheatre.com

    Through June 23rd, The Kite Runner, Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

    Through June 23rd, Jesus Christ Superstar, Brightside Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth, Naperville.  $32-$37.  FYI (630) 447-TIXS (8497) or www.BrightSideTheatre.com 

    Through June 23rd, World Premiere, The Prodigal Daughter, Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. Chicago.  FYI www.raventheatre.com 

    Through June 29th, Black Sunday, TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago.  $52-$67.  FYI (773) 281-8463 x6 or timelinetheatre.com

    Through June 30th, 1619: The Journey of a People, Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre: a co-production with Evanston Public Library & Northwestern University, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes Ave., Evanston.  $32.  FYI (847) 866-5914 or www.fjtheatre.com

    Through June 30th, Queens of the Blues, The Studebaker Theater at the Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago.  FYI https://www.fineartsbuilding.com/events/queens-of-the-blues/

    Through June 30th, The Importance of Being Ernest, Strawdog Theatre at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago. Free & open to public.  Reservations required.  FYI www.strawdog.org

    **** Through June 30th, The Enigmatist written and performed by David Kwong, Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.   FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com.

    Through June 30th, Curious Theatre Branch presents the 35th annual Rhinoceros Theater Festival.  Venues: Facility Theatre, 1138 N. California Ave.; Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Ave.; Labyrinth Arts Club, 3658 N. Pulaski Ave.; Perceptions Theater, 1825 East 79th St.; Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N. Ravenswood Ave.; Women and Children First Bookstore 5233 N. Clark St., Chicago.  Pay-what-you-can suggested donation $20.  FYI rhinofest.com.

    Through June 30th, Native Son, Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 761-4477 or www.lifelinetheatre.com.

    Through June 30th, 7:30 pm, Dennis Watkins in partnership with the Goodman Theatre & Petterino's announces The Magic Parlor with Dennis Watkins, 50 W. Randolph, Chicago.  $85 ($115 for performance + encore experience).  FYI (312) 443-3800 or TheMagicParlourChicago.com.

    Through July 13th, World Premiere, Die Hard 4 Your Luv, Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St., Chicago.  $25.  www.TheFactoryTheater.com

    **** June 18th through July 14th, Corduroy, Jentes Family Courtyard Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.   FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

    **** Through July 14th, SIX, Broadway In Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St., Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

    Through July 14th, Three Sisters, Invictus Theatre at Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago.  $25-$35.  FYI www.invictustheatreco.com

    Through July 14th, Attempts on Her Life, Tuta Theatre, 4670 N. Manor Ave., Chicago.  $20-$60.  FYI www.tutatheatre.org.

    Through July 14th, A Little Night Music, Theo Ubique, 721 Howard Street, Evanston.  FYI (773) 939-4101 or https://theo-u.com/

    June 20th through July 21st, Token Theatre presents Zac Ephron, A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells St, Chicago.  $30-$40.  FYI www.tokentheatre.net.

    June 20th through July 21st, The Hot Wing King, Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.  FYI (847) 242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org. 

    Through July 28th, The Salon, Black Ensemble Theatre, 4450 N. Clark, Chicago.  FYI 773-769-4451 or www.blackensembletheater.org. 

    Through July 28th, Jersey Boys, Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago.   FYI www.mercurytheaterchicago.com/ 

    Through August 4th, World Premiere, Little Bear Ridge Road, Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org

    June 19th through August 11th, Beehive: The 60's Musical, Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.  FYI (847) 634-0200 or www.marriotttheatre.com

    Through August 31st, The Second City’s Beach Party (No Beach Included), Thursdays through Saturdays, 8:00 pm,  UP Comedy Club, The Second City, 230 W North Avenue, Chicago.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

    Through August 31st, Love Chaos & Dinner, Teatro Zinzanni, Spiegeltent ZaZou, Hotel Cambria, 32 W. Randolph, Chicago.  $99-$129.  FYI https://zinzanni.com/chicago/

    Through January 28th, The Devil Is in the Detours, 112th Revue, Mainstage, The Second City. 1616 N. Wells, Chicago.  FYI www.secondcity.com.

    At Second City 

    Open Run, Tuesdays through Thursdays. 8:00 pm, Fridays & Saturdays, 7:00 & 10:00 om, Sundays, 7:00 pm, 112th Revue, Mainstage, The Second City. 1616 N. Wells, Chicago.  FYI www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Thursdays, 8:00 pm, Fridays & Saturdays, 7:00 & 10:00 pm, Sundays, 4:00 pm, Oh, the Places You'll Glow, e.t.c. Theatre, The Second City, 230 W. North Avenue, Chicago.  FYI www.secondcity.com.

    Through August 28th, Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 7:00 pm, You Got Gamed,  e.t.c. Theatre, The Second City, 230 W. North Avenue, Chicago.  FYI www.secondcity.com.

    Through November 25th, Sundays, 12:00 noon, The Second City’s Improv Brunch, UP Comedy Club, The Second City, 230 W North Avenue, Chicago.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

    Through November 24th, Fridays & Saturdays, 11:00 pm, After Hours, UP Comedy Club, The Second City, 230 W North Avenue, Chicago.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Mondays, 8:00 pm, The Best of The Second City, Main Stage, The Second City, 1616 N. Wells, Chicago.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

    Now Playing in Michigan:

     

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    Now Playing Elsewhere: 

    Through June 30th, Responders, TheatreSquared, 477 W. Spring Street in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas.  FYI (479) 777-7477 or theatre2.org/subscribe.

    Through July 7th, Chicago Shakespeare's The Notebook,  Schoenfeld Theare, 236 W 45th St. (between Broadway & 8th Avenue), New York, NY.  FYI https://notebookmusical.com/tickets/

    Now Playing in London: 

    Link to London guide: https://www.londontheatre.co.uk/theatre-news/news/your-guide-to-london-theatre-shows

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