• Theater Listings

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    Press Openings:

    February 25th, "Robert Dubac's The Book of Moron" Broadway in Chicago, Broadway Playhouse at Watertower Place, 175 E. Chestnut, Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com

    February 27th, "HEDDA GABLER: A Play with Live Music" TUTA Theatre, Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W. Berenice Ave., Chicago.  FYI www.tutatheatre.org.

    **** February 29th, World Premiere, "I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter" Steppenwolf for Young Adults, Upstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

    Now Playing in Indiana:

    Through March 1st, "Mary Poppins" Memorial Opera House, 104 E. Indiana, Valparaiso.  FYI (219 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.org

    Through March 8th, "Erma Bombeck – At Wit’s End" Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond.  FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org.  

    Through March 22nd, "Almost Heaven: John Denver's America" Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. FYI (219) 836-3255 or www.TheatreAtTheCenter.com.

    Now Playing in Illinois:

    **** 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.  

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

    Through February 29th, "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.  

    Through February 29th, U.S. Premiere, "Labyrinth" Broken Nose Theatre, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  FYI www.brokennosetheatre.com.  

    February 25th through March 1st, "Robert Dubac's The Book of Moron" Broadway in Chicago, Broadway Playhouse at Watertower Place, 175 E. Chestnut, Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com

    Through March 1st, "Legally Blonde: The Musical" Ethel M. Barber Theater, Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts, Northwestern University, 10 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston.  FYI (847) 491-7282 or https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/store/1771/packages.

    Through March 1st, "The Queen of Spades" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

    Through March 1st, World Premiere, "Jeeves Saves the Day" First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W 31st St., off Rt. 83, Oak Brook. FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org.

    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.

    Through March 1st, "The Cake" 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 March 6th, 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.

    Through March 8th, "Madama Butterfly" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

    Through March 8th, World Premiere, "Graveyard Shift" Owen Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org

    Through March 8th, "The Fantasticks" Citadel Theatre, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest.  FYI (847) 735-8554, ext. 1 or www.citadeltheatre.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 14th, "Titus Andronicus" Haven, The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.havenchi.org

    Through March 15th, "Bug" Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

    Through March 15th, "A Raisin in the Sun" Invictus Theatre, The Buena, Pride Arts Center, 4147 N. Broadway., Chicago.  FYI www.invictustheatreco.com.  

    Through March 15th, "Emma" Courtyard Theater, Chicago Shakespeare on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com.

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

    Through March 16th, "Stick Fly" Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.  FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

    **** February 26th through March 21st, World Premiere, "I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter" Steppenwolf for Young Adults, Upstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

    Through March 21st, "Mlima's Tale" Griffin Theatre, Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St, Chicago. FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.griffintheatre.com/.

    February 27th through March 22nd, "An Illiad" Court Theatre, The Oriental Institute, 1155 E 58th St, Chicago.  FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

    February 27th through March 22nd, "Day of Absence" Congo Square Theatre Company,  Richard Christiansen Theatre, Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 296-1108 or www.congosquaretheatre.org.

    February 27th through March 22nd, "Middletown" GFour Productions,  The Apollo Theatre, 2540 North Lincoln, Chicago.  FYI (773) 935-6100 or www.apollochicago.com.  

    Through March 22nd, Midwest Premiere, "The Layover" The Comrades, Greenhouse Theater Center. 2257 N Lincoln Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 404-7336, www.the-comrades.com/ or www.greenhousetheater.org/ 

    Through March 22nd, Chicago Premiere, "A Doll's House" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville), Chicago.  FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.  

    **** February 28th through March 27th, "Red Kite, Brown Box" The Station, Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S. Racine Avenue, Chicago.  FYI  (312) 374-8835 or www.chicagochildrenstheatre.org.

    Through March 27th, Chicago Premiere, "Plano" First Floor Theatre, Steppenwolf’s 1700 Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted St, Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650, www.steppenwolf.org or www.firstfloortheater.com.  

    February 28th through March 28th, "Here Lies Henry" Interrobang Theatre Project, Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago.  FYI  (312) 219-4140 or interrobangtheatreproject.org.

    February 25th through March 29th, "HEDDA GABLER: A Play with Live Music" TUTA Theatre, Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W. Berenice Ave., Chicago.  FYI www.tutatheatre.org.

    February 27th through March 29th, "The Pillowman" Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 283-7071 or www.thegifttheatre.org.

    February 28th through March 29th, World Premiere Adaptation, "Mrs. Warren's Profession" Promethean Theatre Ensemble, Otherworld Theatre, 3914 N Clark St., Chicago.  FYI www.prometheantheatre.org

    Through March 29th, "Last Night in Karaoke Town" Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard Street, Chicago. FYI www.thefactorytheater.com.

    Through March 29th, "Dex and Abby" the Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago.   FYI (866) 811-4111, (773) 857-0222 or  www.pridefilmsandplays.com.

    Through March 29th, World Premiere, "The Secret of My Success" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

    Through March 29th, "Shear Madness" Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 325-1700 or www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com

    Through March 29th, "An American in Paris" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 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 5th, "Kill Move Paradiise" TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 281-8463 x6 or www.timelinetheatre.com.

    Through April 5th, "Middle Passage" Lifeline Theatre, 912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 761-4477, or www.lifelinetheatre.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.

    February 26th through April 12th, "Her Honor Jane Byrne" 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.

    February 28th through April 12th, "Thirteen Days" City Lit Theater (Inside Edgewater Presbyterian Church), 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Chicago.  FYI www.citylit.org.

    Through April 19th, "The Boys in the Band" Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago. FYI 773-891-8985 or www.windycityplayhouse.com

    **** Through April 19th, "The Princess and the Pea" Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

    Through June 7th, "She the People" The Second City’s UP Comedy Club, 230 West North Avenue, Chicago. FYI (312) 337-3992 or www.secondcity.com

    Through June 9th, "Do You Believe in Madness" The Second City's Mainstage, 1616 N. Wells Street, 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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