• Theater Listings

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    Press Openings:

    January 22nd, "Once on This Island" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W Randolph St., Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

    January 22nd, "Grease" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

    **** January 23rd, "Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures" Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont.  FYI (800) 745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com.

    **** January 25th, "Short Shakespeare! Comedy of Errors" The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com.

    January 25th, Chicago Premier, "Do You Feel Anger?" A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells Street, Chicago.  FYI  (312) 943-8722 or www.aredorchidtheatre.org.

    January 25th, Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

    January 25th, "If/Then" Brown Paper Box Co, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport, Chicago. FYI (773) 935-6875 or
    www.BrownPaperBox.org.

    January 26th, "Verböten" House Theatre of Chicago, Chopin Upstairs Theatre, 1543 W. Division Street, Chicago.  FYI (773) 769-3832 or by visiting www.thehousetheatre.com.  

    January 26th, "The Adult in the Room" Victory Gardens Theater’s Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 871-3000 or www.victorygardens.org.

    January 26th, "THAT’S WEIRD GRANDMA: Travels Through Time" PlayMakers Laboratory, Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 506-7140 or www.playmakerslab.org

    Now Playing in Indiana:

    Through January 26th, "Peter and the Starcatcher"  The Warner Studio Theatre, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N. Main Street, South Bend.  FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.  

    Through January 26th, "Best of Enemies" The Acting Ensemble, Studio 217, 217 S. Michigan Street, South Bend. FYI (574) 807-0108 or www.actingensemble.com.

    January 24th through February 8th, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night" Chicago Street Theatre, 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso.  FYI (219) 464-1636 or www.chicagostreet.org

    Now Playing in Illinois:

    Through January 25th, 33rd Young Playwrights Festival, Pegasus Theatre Chicago, The Courtyard Theatre in The Getz Theater Center at Columbia College, 72 E. 11th St., Chicago.  FYI (773) 878-8864 or www.PegasusTheatreChicago.org.  

    Through January 25th, "Encounter Series: Being and Becoming" Collaboration, Kennedy-King College Theater, 740 W. 63rd St., Chicago.  FYI (312) 226-9633 or collaboraction.org/encounter.

    Through January 25th, "Always ... Patsy Cline" Firebrand Theatre, The Den Theatre’s Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.firebrandtheatre.org.

    January 23rd through 26th, "Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures" Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont.  FYI (800) 745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com.

    Through January 26th, Fillet of Solo Festival, Lifeline Theatre, 912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 761-4477, or www.lifelinetheatre.com

    **** Through January 26th, "The Steadfast Tin Soldier" Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson, Chicago.  FYI (312) 337-0665 or www.lookingglasstheatre.org.

    Through January 26th, "Working" Theo-Ubique, Howard Street Theatre, 721 Howard Street, Evanston.  FYI (773) 347-1109 or www.theo-u.com

    Through January 26th, "Mean Girls" Broadway in Chicago, Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

    January 21st through February 2nd, "Once on This Island" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W Randolph St., Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

    Through February 2nd, "Dance Nation" Upstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

    Through February 9th, "Stop Kiss" The Buena, Pride Arts Center, 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI www.pridefilmsandplays.com.

    Through February 9th, "Sunday Evening" English-language world premiere of Zachary Karabashliev's "Sunday Evening" Rose Valley Theatre Group, Greenhouse Theatre Center, 2257 N. Lincoln, Chicago.  FYI www.greenhousetheater.org.  

    Through February 15th, Chicago Premiere, "The Gulf" About Face Theatre, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago,  FYI www.AboutFaceTheatre.com.  

    Through February 15th, "Thirst"  Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W Berenice Ave., Chicago.  FYI  www.strawdog.org.

    Through February 15th, "Whisper House" Black Button Eyes, The Athenaeum Theatre (Studio Two), 2639 N. Southport Ave., Chicago.  FYI www.blackbuttoneyes.com.  

    Through February 15th, "The Adult in the Room" Victory Gardens Theater’s Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 871-3000 or www.victorygardens.org.

    January 23rd through February 16th, "If/Then" Brown Paper Box Co, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport, Chicago. FYI (773) 935-6875 or
    www.BrownPaperBox.org

    **** Through February 16th, "THAT’S WEIRD GRANDMA: Travels Through Time" PlayMakers Laboratory, Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 506-7140 or www.playmakerslab.org

    Through February 16th, "The Tasters" Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 334-7728 or www.RivendellTheatre.org.  

    **** Through February 16th, "Bunny's Book Club" Kid Series, Lifeline Theatre, 912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 761-4477, or www.lifelinetheatre.com

    Through February 16th, "Voice of Good Hope" City Lit Theater (Inside Edgewater Presbyterian Church), 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Chicago.  FYI www.citylit.org.

    Through February 16th, "I'm Not a Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce" Royal Cabaret George Theatre, 1651 N. Halsted, Chicago. FYI 312-988-9000 or www.LennyBruceOnStage.com.

    Through February 16th, Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

    **** Through February 22nd, "FORTS: Build Your Own Adventure" Filament Theatre, 4041 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago. FYI www.filamenttheatre.org.

    Through February 22nd, "Top Girls" Remy Bumppo, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago.  FYI www.RemyBumppo.org.

    Through February 23rd "Voice of Good Hope" City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave (Inside Edgewater Presbyterian Church), Chicago.  FYI (773) 293-3682 or www.citylit.org.

    Through February 23rd, Chicago Premiere, "Roe" Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org

    **** January 21st through February 27th, "Wake Up, Brother Bear!" The Station, Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S. Racine Avenue, Chicago.  FYI  (312) 374-8835 or www.chicagochildrenstheatre.org.  

    January 21st through February 29th, "Roan @ the Gates" American Blues Theatre, Stage 773, 1225 W Belmont Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 327-5252 or www.americanbluestheater.com.

    January 25th through February 9th, "Short Shakespeare! Comedy of Errors" The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com.

    Through February 29th, Chicago Premiere, "Sheepdog" Shattered Globe Theatre, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 975-8150 or  www.shatteredglobe.org.  

    January 23rd through March 1st, World Premiere, "How A Boy Falls" Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie.  FYI (847) 673.6300 or www.northlight.org.

    Through March 1st, "Spoken Word" IMPAACT, The Greenhouse Theatre Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago.  FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.mpaact.org.

    January 24th through March 7th, Duke Ellington's "Sophisticated Ladies" Porchlight Music Theatre, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 777-9884 or www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

    January 23rd through March 8th, "Bug" Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

    Through March 8th, "Verböten" House Theatre of Chicago, Chopin Upstairs Theatre, 1543 W. Division Street, Chicago.  FYI (773) 769-3832 or by visiting www.thehousetheatre.com.  

    Through March 8th, Chicago Premier, "Do You Feel Anger?" A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells Street, Chicago.  FYI  (312) 943-8722 or www.aredorchidtheatre.org.

    Through March 15th, "Grease" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

    Through March 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 April 11th, "The Second City's 108th Mainstage Revue" The Second City, 1616 N. Wells St, Chicago. FYI (312) 337-3992 or www.secondcity.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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