• Theater Listings

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    Press Openings:

    September 23rd, Chicago Premiere, "Bernhardt/Hamlet" Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org

    September 23rd, "Hello Again" Theo-Ubique, Howard Street Theatre, 721 Howard Street, Evanston.  FYI (773) 347-1109 or www.theo-u.com

    September 23rd, "Equivocation" Idle Muse Theatre Company (IMTC), The Edge Off Broadway Theatre, 1133 W. Catalpa Ave., Chicago.  FYI 7(73) 340-9438 or www.idlemuse.org.

    September 25th, "Goliath" and "The Returning" Akvavit Theatre, Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago.  FYI www.chicagonordic.org.  

    September 26th, "Every Brilliant Thing' Windy City Playhouse South, 2229 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago. FYI www.windycityplayhouse.com/

    September 26th, "The Raveling" Co-created by the Walkabout Ensemble In Collaboration with Fides Krucker & Delhi’s Guild of the Goat, Victory Garden Theater’s Prince Charitable Trust Hall, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 871-3000, www.walkabouttheater.org or www.victorygardens.org.  

    September 26th, U.S. Premiere "X" Sideshow Theatre Company, Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago..  FYI www.sideshowtheatre.org.

    September 27th, "Anything Goes" Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 West Campbell Street, Arlington Heights. FYI 847-577-2121 or
    www.metropolisarts.com

    September 27th, "Hope: Part II of A Mexican Trilogy" (Part of DESTINOS – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival), Teatro Vista, Location TBA.  FYI www.clata.org.

    September 28th, "The Barber of Seville" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

    September 28th, "Equus" AstonRep Theatre Company, Mainstage, The Edge Theater , 5451 N. Broadway St., Chicago.  FYI www.astonrep.com.

    Now Playing in Indiana:

    Through September 28th, "The Smell of the Kill" Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond.  FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org.  

    Through October 13th, "The Pajama Game" Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. FYI (219) 836-3255 or www.TheatreAtTheCenter.com.

    September 27th through October 30th, "The Mousetrap" Memorial Opera House, 104 E. Indiana, Valparaiso.  FYI (219 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.org

    Now Playing in Illinois:

    September 23rd & 24th, "The Penis Talk Show" moderated by Ronnie Larsen, The Buena, Pride Arts Center, 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago.  FYI (954) 826-8790 or www.ronnielarsen.com

    Through September 28th, "Trump in Space" Laugh Out Loud Theater,  3851 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 857-6000 or www.laughoutloudtheater.com/chicago/show/252-trump-in-space.

    Through September 28th, "The One: The Matrix Parody Musical" The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.thedentheatre.com.

    Through September 29th, "Casa Valentina" The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago.  FYI www.pridefilmsandplays.com.

    Through September 29th, "Miracle: A Musical 108 years in the Making" Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted, Chicago. FYI (312) 988-9000, www.miraclethemusical.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

    Through September 29th, "Love, Chaos, & Dinner" Teatro ZinZanni, The Spiegeltent ZaZou, 14th floor, Cambria Hotel, Chicago Loop-Theatre District, 32 W. Randolph St., Chicago.  FYI https://zinzanni.com/chicago/, (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

    Through September 29th, U.S. Premiere, "Sons and Lovers" Co-Production with On the Spot Theatre, Greenhouse Theatre Center, 2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago.  FYI www.greenhousetheatercenter.org.

    Through September 29th, "Into the Woods"  Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.  FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

    Through September 29th, REVOLUTION CHICAGO" Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. FYI www.revolutionchi.com.

    Through October 5th, "Howard's End" Remy Bumppo, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago.  FYI www.RemyBumppo.org.

    Through October 6th, Midwest Premiere, "Midsummer (A Play with Songs)" Co-Production with Proxy Theatre, Greenhouse Theater Center, Downstairs Main Stage, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.greenhousetheater.org.  

    Through October 6th, "Holmes and Watson" Buffalo Theatre Ensemble, The McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn.  FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.  

    Through October 6th, World Premiere, "Dana H." Owen Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org

    Through October 13th, "Tiny Beautiful Things" Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 871-3000 or
    www.victorygardens.org

    Through October 13th, August Wilson’s "King Hedley II" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

    Through October 13th, Chicago Premiere, "Blue Stockings" Promethean Theatre Ensemble, The Den Theatre, 1331 N Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  FYI  www.prometheantheatre.org.  

    Through October 13th, "The Delicate Tears Of The Waning Moon" Water People Theatre, 1700 Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org/tickets--events/lookout/19-fall/delicate-tears/

    September 24th through October 13th, "Goliath" and "The Returning" Akvavit Theatre, Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago.  FYI www.chicagonordic.org.  

    September 25th through October 13th, "The Raveling" Co-created by the Walkabout Ensemble In Collaboration with Fides Krucker & Delhi’s Guild of the Goat, Victory Garden Theater’s Prince Charitable Trust Hall, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 871-3000, www.walkabouttheater.org or www.victorygardens.org.  

    Through October 19th, Chicago Premiere, "Be Here Now" Shattered Globe Theatre, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 975-8150 or  www.shatteredglobe.org.  

    Through October 20th, "Five Presidents" American Blues Theatre, Stage 773, 1225 W Belmont Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 327-5252 or
    www.americanbluestheater.com.

    Through October 20th, "The Great Leap" Upstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

    Through October 20th, "Something Rotten" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.  FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com

    Through October 20th, "Newsies" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

    Through October 20th, "Oslo" TimeLine Theatre Company & Broadway in Chicago, Broadway Playhouse, 175 East Chestnut, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

    Through October 20th, "Mother of the Maid" Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie.  FYI (847) 673.6300 or www.northlight.org.

    Through October 20th, Chicago Premiere, "Bernhardt/Hamlet" Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org

    Through October 20th, "Peter and the Starcatcher" Citadel Theatre, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest.  FYI (847) 735-8554, ext. 1 or www.citadeltheatre.org.  

    Through October 20th, "Equivocation" Idle Muse Theatre Company (IMTC), The Edge Off Broadway Theatre, 1133 W. Catalpa Ave., Chicago.  FYI 7(73) 340-9438 or www.idlemuse.org.

    Through October 27th, "Vanya on the Plains" The Artistic Home Theatre, 1376 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (866) 811-4111  or www.theartistichome.org/

    Through October 27th, North American Premiere, "The King's Speech" The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

    Through October 27th, "Whose Body?" Lifeline Theatre, 912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 761-4477, or www.lifelinetheatre.com

    Through October 27th, Destinos – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival, CLATA (Chicago Latino Theater Alliance), Marquee Venues & Neighborhood Theaters throughout Chicago.  FYI www.clata.org.  

    Through October 27th, "Hope: Part II of A Mexican Trilogy" (Part of DESTINOS – 3rd Chicago International Latino Theater Festival), Teatro Vista, Location TBA.  FYI www.clata.org.

    Through October 27th, U.S. Premiere "X" Sideshow Theatre Company, Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago..  FYI www.sideshowtheatre.org.

    **** September 24th through October 27th, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show" The Station, Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S. Racine Avenue, Chicago.  FYI  (312) 374-8835 or www.chicagochildrenstheatre.org.  

    September 27th through October 27th, "Equus" AstonRep Theatre Company, Mainstage, The Edge Theater , 5451 N. Broadway St., Chicago.  FYI www.astonrep.com.

    September 28th through October 27th, "The Barber of Seville" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

    Through November 2nd, "Anything Goes" Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 West Campbell Street, Arlington Heights. FYI 847-577-2121 or
    www.metropolisarts.com

    September 27th through November 2nd, "THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes – Bea Afraid Too" Hell in a Handbag, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago.  FYI www.handbagproductions.org.

    September 29th through November 2nd, "The Facts of Life: Satan's School for Girls" Hell in a Handbag Productions, Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark St., Chicago.  FYI (800) 838-3006 or www.factsoflife.bpt.me.  

    Through November 3rd, "Monty Python's Spamalot" Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 325-1700 or www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com

    Through November 3rd, "The Color Purple" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

    Through November 3rd, "Hello Again" Theo-Ubique, Howard Street Theatre, 721 Howard Street, Evanston.  FYI (773) 347-1109 or www.theo-u.com

    September 27th through November 9th, "Oh Sh#t!, It's Haunted" Factory Theater, 1623 W Howard St., Chicago.  FYI (866) 811-4111 or www.TheFactoryTheater.com

    September 26th through November 10th, "The Silence in Harrow House" Rough House Theater Co., Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division, Chicago.  FYI (773) 278-1500 or www.roughhousetheater.com/

    September 27th through November 10th, "Hound of the Baskervilles" City Lit Theater (Inside Edgewater Presbyterian Church), 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Chicago.  FYI www.citylit.org.

    September 28th through November 17th, "Big Fish" Boho Theatre, Greenhouse Theatre Cener, 2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago.  FYI www.bohotheatre.com.

    Through December 8th, "Every Brilliant Thing' Windy City Playhouse South, 2229 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago. FYI www.windycityplayhouse.com/

    September 25th through December 15th, "A Doll's House" Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.  FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

    Through January 5th, "Hamilton" Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

    Ongoing 50 weekends per year, "The Infinite Wrench" Neo-Futurist Ensemble, The Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Avenue (at Foster), Chicago. FYI www.neofuturists.org.

    Open Run, "The Magic Parlor" starring Dennis Watkins, House Theatre of Chicago, The Palmer House Hotel, 17 E. Monroe St., Chicago. FYI www.themagicparlourchicago.com

    Open Run, "Blue Man Group" Briar Street Theatre, 3133 N. Halsted Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 348-4000, Ticketmaster (800) 982-2787, www.ticketmaster.com/bluemanchicago or www.blueman.com/chicago.

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