• Theater This Week

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    Now Playing in Indiana:   

    August 19th through 21st, Quartet, Seedlings Theatre Company, Beatniks on Conkey, 420 Conkey Street, Hammond.  $18.  FYI (219) 852-0848 or https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=139645

    Through August 21st, Becky Shaw, Acting Ensemble, Ensemble on the Avenue, 602 E. Mishawauka Avenue, South Bend.   FYI http://www.actingensemble.com

    Through August 21st, Gilligan's Island, the Musical, Footlight Players, Footlight Theatre, 1705 Franklin St., Michigan City.  $17.  FYI 219-874-4035 or www.footlightplayers.org.  

    August 22nd, 6:30 pm EDT, All's Well That Ends Well, Touring Company, Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival, Main Building Quad, University of Notre Dame, South Bend.  Free.  FYI www.shakespeare.nd.edu

    Through August 28th, Sense and Sensibility/Much Ado About Nothing, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St. South Bend.  FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org. 

    August 16th through 28th, Romeo and Juliet, NDSF Professional Company, Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival, Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Art Center, University of Notre Dame, South Bend.  FYI www.shakespeare.nd.edu

    August 19th through 28th, 8th Annual 10 Minute Play Festival, 4th Street Theater, 125 N. Fourth Street, Chesterton.  FYI (219) 926-7875 or www.4thstreetncca.com.  

    Now Playing in Illinois:

    August 15th, 6:15 pm, Broadway In Chicago’s 2022 Summer Concert, Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph St., Chicago.  Free.  FYI  www.BroadwayInChicago.com or www.millenniumpark.org

    August 19th & 20th, 6:00 pm, August 21st, 7:00 pm, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Midsommer Flight, Touhy Park, 7348 N. Paulina, Chicago (60626).  Free.  Reservations available but not necessary.  Bring lawn chairs or blankets.    FYI www.midsommerflight.com.

    August 19th, 26th, (Fridays) 7:00 pm, Workshop Production, The River, SUMMER ON THE PATIO series, The Artistic Home, 3054 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  Free.  For reservations, email theartistichomeensemble@gmail.com.

    August 20th, 27th, (Saturdays) 7:00 pm, Workshop Production, Venus in Fur, SUMMER ON THE PATIO series, The Artistic Home, 3054 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  Free.  For reservations, email theartistichomeensemble@gmail.com.Through August 20th, The Winter's Tale, Oak Park Festival Theatre, Austin Gardens, 157 Forest Avenue, Oak Park.  FYI (708) 445-4440 or www.oakparkfestival.com 

    Through August 20th, Fridays & Saturdays, 8;00 pm, Back at the House... With or Without Roommates, three two-person plays, Curious Theatre Branch, Jimmy Beans Cabaret, 2553 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago.  $15.  FYI brownpapertickets.com/event/5518183.

    August 21st, 3:00 pm. (accessible performance), Back at the House... With or Without Roommates, three two-person plays, Curious Theatre Branch, Facility Theater, 1138 N. California Ave., Chicago.  $15.  FYI brownpapertickets.com/event/5518197.

    Through August 21stZorro: The Musical, Music Theater Works, North Shore Center For The Performing Arts In Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.  $39-$106.  FYI (847) 673-6300 or www.musictheaterworks.com/zorro-the-musical/

    Through August 21st, The Devil Wears Prada, Broadway in Chicago, James M. Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

    August 21st, 28th, (Sundays) 7:00 pm, Workshop Production, Malapert Love, SUMMER ON THE PATIO series, The Artistic Home, 3054 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  Free.  For reservations, email theartistichomeensemble@gmail.com.

    Through August 28th, Three Workshop Productions, SUMMER ON THE PATIO series, The Artistic Home, 3054 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  Free.  For reservations, email theartistichomeensemble@gmail.com.

    Through August 28th, Chicago Premiere, Are You Smarter Than Your 8th Grade Nun? Nuns4Fun Entertainment, Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.greenhousetheater.org/shows/are-you-smarter-than-your-8th-grade-nun

    Through August 31st, Cruel Intentions, Kokandy Productions, Chopin Theater, 1543 W Division St., Chicago.  FYI www.kokandyproductions.com.

    Through September 11th, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago.  FYI www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com.

    August 21st through September 18th, My Brother Langston, Black Ensemble Theater, Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street,  Chicago.  $50-$55.  FYI (773) 769-4451 or www.blackensemble.org.

    Through September 18th, Fun Home, Paramount Theatre's Bold Series, Copley Theatre, North Island Center, 8 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora.  FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.  

    Through September 18th, Campaigns, Inc., TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago.  $42-$57.  FYI (773) 281-8463 x6 or timelinetheatre.com 

    August 19th through September 25th, World Premiere, Pro-Am, Sideshow Theatre Company, @ Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago,  Tickets sales TBA.  

    Open Run, A Matter of Red Herrings, Original Audio Play, available to stream.  A Theatre in the Dark.  $25 "season pass"  FYI https://www.theatreinthedark.com/a-matter-of-red-herrings

    On hiatus until Sept. 2nd, Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man, Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln, Chicago.  $49.95-$79.95.  FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.sextipsplay.com.   

    Open Run, James M. Barrie's The New Word, Mesalliance Repertory Theatre.  30 minute radio play..  Free,  Now streaming at www.misalliancerepertory.org

    Open run, 2 live performances per week, The Infinite Wrench The Neo-Futurists Theater, 5153 N Ashland Ave, Chicago.  $10.  FYI www.neofuturists.org.

    Open Run, Thursdays-Sundays at 7:00pm, Fridays and Sundays at 10pm, The Signature ShowChicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark St., Chicago.  $50-$80.  FYI (312) 366-4500 or chicagomagiclounge.com. 

    At Second City 

    Open Run, Tuesdays through Thursdays. 8:00 pm, Fridays & Saturdays, 7:00 & 10:00 om, Sundays, 7:00 pm, 110th Revue, Do the Right Thing, No Worries If Not, Mainstage, The Second City. 1616 N. Wells, Chicago.  Tickets start at $39.  FYI www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Thursdays, 8:00 pm, Fridays & Saturdays, 7:00 & 10:00 pm, Sundays, 4:00 pm, Secret Altercations, e.t.c. Theatre, The Second City, 230 W. North Avenue, Chicago.  Tickets start at $30.  FYI www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Thursdays–Saturdays, 8:00 pm; Sundays at 7:00 pm, Queer Eye: The Musical Parody, UP Comedy Club, The Second City, 230 W North Avenue, Chicago.  Tickets start at $29.00.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Tuesdas & Wednesdays, 8:00 pm, The Best of The Second City, Chicago Style, UP Comedy Club, The Second City, 230 W North Avenue, Chicago.  Tickets start at $39.00.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Sundays, 12:00 noon, The Second City’s Improv Brunch, UP Comedy Club, The Second City, 230 W North Avenue, Chicago.  $35.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Mondays, 8:00 pm, Saturdays, 3:00 pm, The Best of The Second City, Main Stage, The Second City, 1616 N. Wells, Chicago.  Tickets start at $39.00.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Fridays & Saturdays, 11:00 pm, The Second City’s Late Night Date Night, UP Comedy Club, The Second City, 230 W North Avenue, Chicago.  $25.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Saturdays, 7:30 & 9:00 pm, Baby Wants Candy, the completely improvised, full band musical, Donny's Skybox Theatre, 4th Floor, The Second City, 230 W North Avenue, Chicago.  $25.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

    Open Run, Saturdays, 7:30 pm, Clued In: An Improvised Murder Mystery, The Blackout Cabaret, The Second City, 230 W North Avenue, Chicago.  $25.  FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

    Now Playing in Michigan:

    August 18th through 28th, Violet, Ghostlight Theatre, 101 Hinkley Street, Benton Harbor.  $12-$28.  FYI https://www.eventbrite.com/e/violet-tickets-201619638767

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    Now Playing in London: 

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

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