• Theater Listings

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    Press Openings:

    July 20th, "Junie B. Jones, The Musical" Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.  FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com

    July 20th, "Roast" The Comrades, Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.greenhousetheater.org/

    Now Playing in Indiana:

    Through July 21st, "Macbeth" Chicago Street Theatre, 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso.  FYI (219) 464-1636 or www.chicagostreet.org.  

    Through July 27th, "John & Jen" Canterbury Summer Theatre, 807 Franklin Street, Michigan City.  FYI (219) 874-4269 or www.canterburytheatre.org.

    **** Through July 28th, "Oliver!" Wilson Auditorium, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N. Main St., South Bend.  FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org

    Through July 28th, "Mamma Mia" Memorial Opera House, 104 E. Indiana, Valparaiso.  FYI (219 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.org

    Through July 28th, "String" Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond.  FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org.  

    **** Through July 28th, "The LIttle Mermaid" Ross Summer Music Theatre, Reinhart Auditorium, Merrillville High School, 276 E 68th Pl, Merrillville.  FYI (219) 413-1213 or www.ticketor.com/rossmusic.

    July 21st, 26th, 27th, and August 2nd, 4th, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" L'arc en Ciel Theatre Group, Great Oaks Dinner Theatre, 13109 S. Wicker Ave, Cedar Lake.  FYI (219) 226-4640 or txt (219) 776-0888.

    Through August 11th, "Over the Tavern" Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. FYI (219) 836-3255 or www.TheatreAtTheCenter.com.

    Now Playing in Illinois:

    Through July 21st, Midwest Premiere, "Something Clean" Sideshow Theatre Company and Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago.  FY www.sideshowtheatre.org.

    Through July 21st, "Ms. Blakk For President" Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

    Through July 25th, "One Flea Spare" Nox Arca Theatre, Connective Theatre Company, 4001 N. Ravenswood #405, Chicago,  FYI www.eventbrite.com/e/connective-theatre-company-presents-one-flea-spare-...

    Through July 27th, "Les Miserables" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

    Through July 28th, "Strange Heart Beating" Cloudgate Theatre, The Frontier, 1106 W. Thorndale, Chicago.  FYI www.cloudgatetheatre.com.  

    **** July 13th through 28th, "Hans Christian Anderson" Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts, Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston. FYI (847) 491-7282 or www.web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/1008833.

    Through July 28th, Chicago Premiere, "Afterglow" Pride Arts Center – the Buena, 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI (866) 811-4111. (773) 857-0222 or www.pridefilmsandplays.com.

    Through July 28th, Grindr The Opera (An Unauthorized Parody), Pride Arts Center - The Buena, 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI (866) 811-4111. (773) 857-0222 or www.pridefilmsandplays.com.

    Through July 28th, "The River" Boho Theatre, Greenhouse Theatre Cener, 2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago.  FYI www.bohotheatre.com.  

    Through July 28th, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre, 721 Howard Street, Evanston.  FYI (800) 595-4849 or www.theo-u.com

    Through July 28th, "Emma" Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 761-4477 or www.lifelinetheatre.com.

    Through July 28th, "Bury Me" Dandelion Theatre, Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N Ridge Ave, Chicago,  FYI (773) 349-2342 or www.dandeliontheatre.com.

    Through July 28th, "20/20" About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble, Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  FYI (773) 784-8565  or  www.aboutfacetheatre.com.  

    July 16th through August 4th, "Cats" Broadway in Chicago, Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

    July 16th through August 4th, "My Life on a Diet" starrimg Renée Taylor, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie.  FYI (847) 673-6300 or  www.northshorecenter.org/summeratthecenter.   

    Through August 4th, "Six" The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

    Through August 4th, Chicago Premiere, "Ada and the Engine" The Artistic Home Theatre, 1376 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (866) 811-4111 or www.theartistichome.org.

    Through August 4th, "King Lear" Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago.  FYI (773) 728-7529 or www.redtwist.org.

    Through August 11th, "Now and Then" Pride Arts Center – the Broadway, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago.  FYI (866) 811-4111, (773) 857-0222 or www.pridefilmsandplays.com

    **** Through August 11th, "Junie B. Jones, The Musical" Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.  FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com

    Through August 17th, "Ghost Quartet" Black Button Eyes, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 327-5252 or www.stage773.com.

    Through August 17th, "The Spitfire Grill" American Blues Theater, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago.  FYI (773) 654-3103 or www.americanbluestheater.com.

    July 18th through August 18th, "The Comedy of Errors" Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks, on tour to neighborhood parks across Chicago.  FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

    July 18th through August 18th, "Roast" The Comrades, Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.greenhousetheater.org/

    Through August 18th, "Henry V" First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W 31st St., off Rt. 83, Oak Brook.  FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org.

    Through August 18th, Chicago Premiere, "Kiss" Haven Theatre, The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  FYI www.haventheatrechicago.com.

    Through August 18th, "Wolf Play" Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 283-7071 or www.thegifttheatre.org .

    Through August 18th, "The Music Man" Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.  

    Through August 18th, A New Musical, "Darling Grenadine" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.  FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com

    Through August 18th, "True West" Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

    Through August 18th, World Premiere, "Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein" Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N Michigan Ave., Chicago. FYI (312) 337-0665 or www.lookingglasstheatre.org/.

    Through August 22nd, "The Recommendation" Immersive Theatre, Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago.  FYI (773) 891-8985 or www.windycityplayhouse.com.

    Through August 24th, "Pomona" Steep Theatre, 1115 West Berwyn Avenue, Chicago. FYI (866) 811-4111 or www.steeptheatre.com.

    Through August 25th, THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 3, Hell in a Handbag, Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark St., Chicago.  FYI www.handbagproductions.org.

    Through August 25th, "Head over Heels" Kokandy Productions, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago.  FYI  (773) 975-8150 or www.kokandyproductions.com.

    Through August 25th, "The Drag Seed" Hell in a Handbag, Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark St., Chicago.  FYI www.handbagproductions.org.

    Through August 25th, "The Wizard of Oz" Courtyard Theater, Chicago Shakespeare on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

    Through August 25th, "The Tempest" Midsommer Flight, Arts Partner in Chicago Park District's “Night Out in the Parks, Lincoln Park, Gross Park, Touhy Park, and Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens (2 weekends each), Chicago.  FYI www.midsommerflight.com.  

    Through September 1st, Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

    July 20th through September 8th, "You Can’t Fake the Funk (From James Brown to Parliament)" Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  FYI (773) 769-4451 or www.BlackEnsembleTheater.org.

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

    Open Run, World Premiere, "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.

    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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