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Coming Soon: 

November, "What Is Left, Burns" (Run time 20 Minutes), Steppenwolf NOW Virtual Stage, Virtual Membership $75.  FYI (312) 335-1650, or www.steppenwolf.org/now.

November 1st, 3:00 pm, November 2nd, 7:00 pm, live, online reading of "Days of Decision—the music of Phil Ochs" devised and performed by American Blues Theater Artistic Affiliate Zachary Stevenson, part of "The Readings" series on Zoom.  $20 or pay-what-you-can.  FYI (773) 654-3101 or www.AmericanBluesTheater.com.  

November 1st, 3:00 pm, IMPROV FOR EDUCATORS, CSz Theater Chicago, Live-Streamed.  $50.  FYI www/CSzchicago.com

**** November 2nd, 8:00 pm, "Rock the Vote", "The Best of...That's Weird Grandma" Playmakers Lab, Live-Streaming via Patreon.  $2-$4 subscriptions.  FYI www.playmakerslab.org. 

**** November 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:00 pm, "Drive In Theatre: Beatrix Potter and Friends" Chicago Children’s Theatre’s parking lot, 100 S. Racine St. in Chicago’s West Loop. Tickets $45 per car (up to 6 people) or $45 for a socially distanced “pod” for families with blanket seating (space limited to 17cars/pods per show). Advance reservations only. No walk-up sales. Tickets on sale at www.chicagochildrenstheatre.org. FYI (312) 374-8835.

November 6th & 7th, 8:00 pm, Dennis Watkins' “The Magic Parlour at Home series,  interactive night of magic Live-Streamed on Zoom.  Guests ages 10 and up are welcome to join, while guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  $65 per household.  FYI www.themagicparlourchicago.com/reservations

November 6th through 8th, "Wine in the Wilderness" Vision & Voices Series, Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts, Available On-Demand via Vimeo.  Three-show package only - $30.  www.ovationtix.com/trs/store/1771/pk/115527,  FYI  wirtz@northwestern.edu or (847) 491-7282. 

November 6th through 29th, "New Faces Sing Broadway 1987" Live-Streamed from Porchlight Music Theatre.  Purchase a ticket and receive an email with link & password to view performance for 72 hours.  $15-$50.  FYI www.porchlightmusictheatre.org.  

November 7th, 7:00 pm, “The Great American Songbook” La Porte County Symphony Orchestra, La Porte’s Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge Street, La Porte.  $20 ($18 students) FYI www.lcso.net.

**** November 9th, 8:00 pm, "The Best of...That's Weird Grandma" Playmakers Lab, Live-Streaming via Patreon.  $2-$4 subscriptions.  FYI www.playmakerslab.org. 

November 10th, Virtual reading of "Every Waiting Heart" ARTEMISIA FEMINIST PODCAST, Bi-weekly podcasts about feminism, an ideal that advocates for women’s rights based on the equality of the sexes.  Free.  FYI www.artemisiatheatre.org

November 11th, 7:00 pm, Singer songwriter Rebecca Rego performing “Songs for Cleaning Women” based on the writings of Lucia Berlin; Eighth Blackbird Presents: The Chicago Artists Workshop” (CAW), live-streamed and limited in-person seating at 4045 N. Rockwell St., Chicago.  Suggested price $20.  FYI www.eighthblackbird.org

November 11th through August 31st, 2021, "What is Left, Burns" by James Ijames, Steppenwolf NOW virtual stage.  Virtual memberships, $75, access to 6 productions.  FYI www.steppenwolf.org/now.

November 11th, 13th, 18th & 20th, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, "Going Beyond “I Liked It”: How to Talk and Ask Questions About Art and Theatre" Remy Bumppo Theatre Company.  $60.  www.RemyBumppo.org.

November 12th through 19th, "Antigone Now" Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts, Available On-Demand via Vimeo.  Three-show package only - $30.  www.ovationtix.com/trs/store/1771/pk/115527,  FYI  wirtz@northwestern.edu or (847) 491-7282. 

**** November 12th through January 2nd, 19th Anniversary Production of "It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago!"  American Blues Theater, virtually from the actors’ homes to yours, complete with sets and costumes. The production will be live and interactive (with popular audiograms from the audience) every night during the entire run.  $25-$75.  FYI (773) 654.3103 or www.americanbluestheater.com.

November 13th & 14th, 8:00 pm, Dennis Watkins' “The Magic Parlour at Home series,  interactive night of magic Live-Streamed on Zoom.  Guests ages 10 and up are welcome to join, while guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  $65 per household.  FYI www.themagicparlourchicago.com/reservations

November 14th, 7:00 pm, "Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway" featuring Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, transmitted live in HD with professional sound mixing from The Shubert Virtual Studios on Manhattan’s West Side, Northlight Theatre. $75 for series of three performance; $30 for single performance.  FYI www.northlight.org/events/women-of-broadway 

**** November 16th, 8:00 pm, "The Best of...That's Weird Grandma" Playmakers Lab, Live-Streaming via Patreon.  $2-$4 subscriptions.  FYI www.playmakerslab.org. 

November 16th through 26th, AA Arts Incubator Program of Asian Improv Arts Midwest (AIRMW) presents "Fragmented" part of the "Our Perspective: Asian American Plays" series, 60 minutes, no intermission.  Available to watch online for FREE via Vimeo Monday, Nov. 16 (until midnight CST) with link at www.Our-Perspective.com or Facebook (www.Facebook.com/ourperspectivechicago).  Nov. 17th through midnight Nov. 26th, video available for purchase at www.Our-Perspective.com.  $15

November 18th, 7:00 pm, Three-time GRAMMY Award-nominee Justin Roberts (guitar/vocals) and Anna Steinhoff (cello) performing works from Roberts’ latest album, “Wild Life;” Eighth Blackbird Presents: The Chicago Artists Workshop” (CAW), live-streamed and limited in-person seating at 4045 N. Rockwell St., Chicago.  Suggested price $20.  FYI www.eighthblackbird.org

November 19th, 7:00 pm, "A Pair of Lunatics" PrideArts, Live-Streamed on YouTube.  $25.  FYI www.pridearts.org.  

November 20th & 21st, 8:00 pm, Dennis Watkins' “The Magic Parlour at Home series,  interactive night of magic Live-Streamed on Zoom.  Guests ages 10 and up are welcome to join, while guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  $65 per household.  FYI www.themagicparlourchicago.com/reservations

November 20th through 27th, "Call and Response" Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts, Available On-Demand via Vimeo.  Three-show package only - $30.  www.ovationtix.com/trs/store/1771/pk/115527,  FYI  wirtz@northwestern.edu or (847) 491-7282. 

**** November 23rd, 8:00 pm, "A Thoughtful Thanksgiving", "The Best of...That's Weird Grandma" Playmakers Lab, Live-Streaming via Patreon.  $2-$4 subscriptions.  FYI www.playmakerslab.org. 

November 24th, Virtual discussion of "Every Waiting Heart" ARTEMISIA FEMINIST PODCAST, Bi-weekly podcasts about feminism, an ideal that advocates for women’s rights based on the equality of the sexes.  Free.  FYI www.artemisiatheatre.org

November 27th & 28th, 8:00 pm, Dennis Watkins' “The Magic Parlour at Home series,  interactive night of magic Live-Streamed on Zoom.  Guests ages 10 and up are welcome to join, while guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.  $65 per household.  FYI www.themagicparlourchicago.com/reservations

November 27th through December 20th, "Zoot Suit" Porchlight Music Theatre in collaboration with L.A. Theatre Works.  Live-Streamed from Porchlight Music Theatre.  Purchase a ticket and receive an email with link & password to view performance for 72 hours.  $15-$25.  FYI www.porchlightmusictheatre.org.

**** November 27th through December 27th, "Eleanor's Very Merry Christmas Wish - The Musical" Broadway & Beyond Theatricals, featuring new appearances from the cast, additional holiday music, as well as the recorded 2019 performance, available to stream on InPlayer.  Tickets on sale 10/20/2020.  Enhance experience with Eleanor’s Very Merry Christmas Party in a Box, complete with the book that inspired the show, a 2020 Eleanor Christmas ornament, Letters-to-Santa stationery, and additional family fun items.  $45.  FYI www.eleanorswish.com.

**** November 27th through December 31st, "A Sugar Plum of a Tradition: Ruth Page’s “The Nutcracker” Past, Present & Future" Ruth Page Center for the Arts, Virtual Event.  $20.  FYI  www.RuthPage.org

November 29th, 5:00 pm, The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago presents the 2020 Actor of the Year Award to Brian Stokes Mitchell; and awards scholarships.  FYI www.sarasiddonssociety.org.

November 30th through December 16th, 2020 Winter Spectacular Online Auction, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, Virtual Event.  FYI  www.RuthPage.org

November 30th, December 2nd, 7th, 9th, 7:00 pm, "Caryl Churchill’s Fen + The Dramaturgical Process" 4 Seminars Featuring the Scholarship of Dramaturg Derek Matson in conversation with Director Vanessa Stalling, "Theatre & Thought" series, Court Theatre & University of Chicago, Online.  Individual enrollment for the Theatre & Thought series is $85 per course. FYI (773) 753-4472, or CourtTheatre.org

**** November 30th, 8:00 pm, "The Best of...That's Weird Grandma" Playmakers Lab, Live-Streaming via Patreon.  $2-$4 subscriptions.  FYI www.playmakerslab.org. 

December, "Wally World" (Run time 2 hours, 20 minutes) Steppenwolf NOW Virtual Stage, Virtual Membership $75.  FYI (312) 335-1650, or www.steppenwolf.org/now.

December 1st, 7:00 pm, Media artist, filmmaker, pianist Xuan. Xuan is an alumna of The Eighth Blackbird Creative Lab; Eighth Blackbird Presents: The Chicago Artists Workshop” (CAW), live-streamed and limited in-person seating at 4045 N. Rockwell St., Chicago.  Suggested price $20.  FYI www.eighthblackbird.org

December 1st through 31st, "A Christmas Carol" An Audio Play, Goodman Theatre.  Production will be available to stream December 1 – 31, 2020; additional details to be announced.  FYI www.goodmantheatre.org

December 3rd, 7:00 pm,  "A Pair of Lunatics" PrideArts, Live-Streamed on YouTube.  $25.  FYI www.pridearts.org.  

December 3rd through 20th, varying times, "Manual Cinema’s Christmas Carol" performed live in Manual Cinema’s Chicago studio in a socially distanced manner, and live streamed to audiences at home via Marquee TV (marquee.tv).  Tickets go on sale October 5th.  FYI www.manualcinema.com.  

December 4th through 20th, "Visions: A Nutcracker Experience" An In-Person Event, “The Nutcracker” comes to life across five floors!    A ome-of-a-kind, socially distant immersive experience at the historic 1927 Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  $45/adults, $25/children under 12.  FYI  www.RuthPage.org.  

December 5th, 7:00 pm, "Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway" featuring Vanessa Williamstransmitted live in HD with professional sound mixing from The Shubert Virtual Studios on Manhattan’s West Side, Northlight Theatre. $75 for series of three performance; $30 for single performance.  FYI www.northlight.org/events/women-of-broadway 

December 5th, 7:00 pm, Virtual, enhanced stage reading of "Fefu & Her Friends" with all-star, all-women Chicago cast, produced by Season of Concern to benefit Chicago's Emergency Fund for Theater Artists.  $10/$5 for students and seniors.    FYI (312) 375-1133 or www.seasonofconcern.org.  

December 8th, 7:00 pm, Image Award-winning poet, artist, musician, author and actor J. Ivy performing work from his just released album “Catching Dreams” Eighth Blackbird Presents: The Chicago Artists Workshop” (CAW), live-streamed and limited in-person seating at 4045 N. Rockwell St., Chicago.  Suggested price $20.  FYI www.eighthblackbird.org.

December 9th, 7:00 pm, StudentsFirst Virtual Showcase, "Voices of Tomorrow: Their World on Stage" an online fundraising event supporting Victory Garden’s Drama in the Schools program.  Donations accepted, registration required.  FYI https://victorygardens.org/event/voices-of-tomorrow-their-world-on-stage/.

December 11th through January 3rd, "Happy Holidays from Porchlight" Live-Streamed from Porchlight Music Theatre.  Purchase a ticket and receive an email with link & password to view performance for 72 hours.  $15-$50.  FYI www.porchlightmusictheatre.org.  

December 12th, 7:00 pm, December 13th, 3:00 & 7:00 pm, New Philharmonic: “Holiday Sing-Along with the Symphony” Broadcast (full-scale, multi-camera production) from the McAninch Arts Center (MAC).  Ticket purchasers will be emailed a song sheet of lyrics.  $40-per-household (three-show $99-per-household subscription package also available).  FYI (630) 942-3008, email themac@cod.edu, or www.atthemac.org.  

December 17th, 7:00 pm, "The Proposal" PrideArts, Live-Streamed on YouTube.  $25.  FYI www.pridearts.org.  

December 30th, 7:00 pm, "The Proposal" PrideArts, Live-Streamed on YouTube.  $25.  FYI www.pridearts.org.  

December 31st, 5:30 & 8:30 pm, New Philharmonic: New Year’s Eve Concerts Featuring Alisa Jordheim (soprano), Broadcast (full-scale, multi-camera production) from the McAninch Arts Center (MAC).  $50-per-household (three-show $99-per-household subscription package also available).  FYI (630) 942-3008, email themac@cod.edu, or www.atthemac.org.  

Online 2021

January, 2021, "Red Folder" (Run time 10 minutes), Steppenwolf NOW Virtual Stage, Virtual Membership $75.  FYI (312) 335-1650, or www.steppenwolf.org/now.

January 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th, 2021, 7:00 pm, "Lorraine Hansberry’s Les Blancs + Racial Injustice" 4 Seminars Featuring the Scholarship of Professor Tina Post in conversation with Court’s Inaugural Research Fellow, Gabrielle Randle-Bent, "Theatre & Thought" series, Court Theatre & University of Chicago, Online.  Individual enrollment for the Theatre & Thought series is $85 per course. FYI (773) 753-4472, or CourtTheatre.org

January 30th, 31st, 12th Annual Writers Series, Virtual Performance, Writers to be announced, AstonRep Theatre Company.  FYI www.astonrep.com.   

February 2021, "Duchess! Duchess! Duchess!" (run time 35 minutes), Steppenwolf NOW Virtual Stage, Virtual Membership $75.  FYI (312) 335-1650, or www.steppenwolf.org/now.

April 2021, "Where We Stand" (run time 70 minutes), Steppenwolf NOW Virtual Stage, Virtual Membership $75.  FYI (312) 335-1650, or www.steppenwolf.org/now.

June 2021, "Ages of the Moon"(run time 55 minutes), Steppenwolf NOW Virtual Stage, Virtual Membership $75.  FYI (312) 335-1650, or www.steppenwolf.org/now.

 

 

Tentative Upcoming Theater Productions:  

November 21st & 22nd,  "The Invisible City of Kitezh" Chicago Opera Theater, Harris Theater for Music & Dance, 205 E Randolph St, Chicago.  FYI (312) 704-8414 or cot.org/subscribe.

November 27th through December 27th, "Christmas Dearest" Hell in a Handbag Productions,  Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago.  FYI  stage773.com or handbagproductions.org.  

December 14th & 15th, "Merry Christmas Darling: Heidi Kettenring sings Karen Carpenter" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

December 31st, 6:00 & 8:30 [pm, "The Four C Notes" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

Coming in 2021:

TBA, "King James" Upstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

TBA, "Blue" in collaboration with Lyric Opera of Chicago, Courtyard Theater, Chicago Shakespeare on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com.

TBA, "When the Rain Stops Falling" Shattered Globe Theatre, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 975-8150 or  www.shatteredglobe.org.  

TBA "Moulin Rouge! The Musical" Broadway in Chicago, James M. Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

January 21st through February 27th, "Fireflies" Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie.  FYI (847) 673.6300 or www.northlight.org.

January 28th through February 28th, "The Humans" Buffalo Ensemble Theatre, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, P.O. Box 630, Glen Ellyn.  FYI (630) 942-3008 or AtTheMAC.org.

January 29th through February 28th, "Exit Strategy" Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 871-3000 or www.victorygardens.org.

January 29th through March 14th, Chicago Premiere, "Barcelona" Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

January 29th through March 13th, World Premiere, "Alma" American Blues Theater, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago.  FYI (773) 654.3103 or www.americanbluestheater.com.

February/March TBA, "Daddy Long Legs" Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond.  FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org.  

February/March TBA, "I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter" Upstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

February 3rd through March 28th, "Trouble in Mind" TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 281-8463 x6 or timelinetheatre.com.

FEbruary 4th through March 7th, "Titanic (Scenes from the British Wreck Commissioner's Inquiry, 1912)" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

February 5th through 21st, "Jerry's Girls" Footlight Players, Footlight Theater, 1705 Franklin Street, Michigan City.  FYI (219) 874-4035 or www.footlightplayers.org.  

February 5th through April 25th, World Premiere, "Villette" 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 10th through March 28th, Midwest Premiere, "Groundhog Day" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

February 11th through March 28th, "Beautiful Thing" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville), Chicago.  FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.  

February 16th through 21st "Waitress" CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

February 20th, 26th, 28th, "Taking Up Serpents" Chicago Opera Theater, Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan, Chicago.  FYI (312) 704-8414 or cot.org/subscribe.

March TBA, "Kiss Me Kate" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

March 11th through April 18th, "A Woman of No Importance" Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie.  FYI (847) 673.6300 or www.northlight.org.

March 24th through April 25th, Jane Austen's "Emma" First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 31st St. (& Rt. 83), Oakbrook.  FYI  (630) 986.8067 or www.firstfolio.org

March 24th through May 9th, "Hand to God" Copley Center, North Island Center, 8 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora.  FYI (630) 896-6666 or ParamountAurora.com

March 30th through April 4th, "The Simon and Garfunkel Story" Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

April TBA, "42nd Street" Lyric Opera of Chicago, Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org. 

April 1st through June 2nd, "Othello" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

April 1st through May 16th, Chicago Premiere, "Last Night and the Night Before" Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

April 2nd through 11th, "Drinking Habits" Footlight Players, Footlight Theater, 1705 Franklin Street, Michigan City.  FYI (219) 874-4035 or www.footlightplayers.org.  

April 2nd through June 6th, "Evita" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

April 9th through May 16th, "cullud wattah" Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 871-3000 or www.victorygardens.org.

April 17th, 22nd, 25th, "Il Postino" Chicago Opera Theater, Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan, Chicago.  FYI (312) 704-8414 or cot.org/subscribe.

April 21st through May 2nd, "Come from Away" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

April 22nd through June 5th, "Shrek the Musical" Drury Lane Theatre for Young Audiences, Drury Lane Theatre, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

April 28th through June 16th, "Ragtime" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

April 29th through May 30th, "Talley's Folly" Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. FYI (219) 836-3255 or www.TheatreAtTheCenter.com.

April 30th through May 30th, Chicago Premiere, "Rough Magic" AstonRep Theatre Company, at The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway St., Chicago.  FYI www.astonrep.com.  

May TBA, "The World Goes 'Round" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

May 5th through June 26th, Chicago Premiere, "The Chinese Lady" TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 281-8463 x6 or timelinetheatre.com.

May 6th through June 6th, "One Man, Two Guvnors" Buffalo Ensemble Theatre, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, P.O. Box 630, Glen Ellyn.  FYI (630) 942-3008 or AtTheMAC.org.

May 6th through June 13th, World Premiere, "Unlikeable Heroine" Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie.  FYI (847) 673.6300 or www.northlight.org.

May 6th through June 20th, World Premiere, "Eden Prairie, 1971" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville), Chicago.  FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.  

May 7th through June 13th, Chicago Premiere, "Airness" American Blues Theater, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago.  FYI (773) 654.3103 or www.americanbluestheater.com.

May 12th through 23rd, "My Fair Lady" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

May 27th through June 27th, August Wilson's "Two Trains Running" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

May 28th through August 8th, World Premiere, "Lucy and Charlie's Honeymoon" 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,  

June 5th through 21st, "The Sound of Music" Footlight Players, Footlight Theater, 1705 Franklin Street, Michigan City.  FYI (219) 874-4035 or www.footlightplayers.org.  

June 9th through July 25th, "Fun Home" Copley Center, North Island Center, 8 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora.  FYI (630) 896-6666 or ParamountAurora.com

June 10th through August 1st, "Choir Boy" Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

June 11th through July 11th, Chicago Premiere, "Heroes of the Fourth Turning" Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 871-3000 or www.victorygardens.org.

June 17th through August 1st, Chicago Premiere, "The Luckiest" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville), Chicago.  FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.  

June 18th through 27th, "Legends of the 50s and 60s: Greatest Hits" Music Theater Works, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie.  FYI www.MusicTheaterWorks.com.

June 18th through August 8th, "Steel Magnolias" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

June 25th through August 14th, "Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT" American Blues Theater, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago.  FYI (773) 654.3103 or www.americanbluestheater.com.

June 30th through August 15th, Midwest Regional Premiere, "Kinky Boots" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

July TBA, "Night Tide" Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond.  FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org.  

July 13th through August 15th, "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. 

July 24th through September 12th, "Seagull" Theatre-in-the-Round, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

August TBA, "West Side Story" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

August 19th through 29th, "Mamma Mia!" Music Theater Works, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie.  FYI www.MusicTheaterWorks.com.

August 20th through October 10th, "Forever Plaid" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

September 1st through October 17th, "Rock of Ages" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

September 3rd through October 16th, August Wilson's "Fences" American Blues Theater, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago.  FYI (773) 654.3103 or www.americanbluestheater.com.

September 14th through 26th, 50th Anniversary North American tour "Jesus Christ Superstar" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

September 30th through November 14th, World Premiere, "The Last Pair of Earlies" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville), Chicago.  FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.  

Fall TBA, Chicago Premiere, "When We Were Young and Unafraid" AstonRep Theatre Company, at The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway St., Chicago.  FYI www.astonrep.com.  

October TBA, "The Jigsaw Bride: A Frankenstein Story" First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 31st St. (& Rt. 83), Oakbrook.  FYI  (630) 986.8067 or www.firstfolio.org

**** October TBA, "The Sound of Music" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

October 5th through January 30th, 2021, "Six" Broadway in Chicago, Broadway Playhouse, 175 East Chestnut, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

October 22nd through January 2nd, 2022, "Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

October 28th through November 9th, "Ragtime" Music Theater Works, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie.  FYI www.MusicTheaterWorks.com.

**** November 10th through January 9th, 2022, "Cinderella" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

**** November 18th through January 23rd, 2022, Disney's "Frozen" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

December 23rd through January 2nd, 2022, "Billy Elliott the Musical" Music Theater Works, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie.  FYI www.MusicTheaterWorks.com.

Coming in 2022

January 14th through March 20th, Rodgers & Hammerstein's "The King and I" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

January 26th through March 15th, "Groundhog Day" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

February TBA, "Agatha Christie's Secret Council" a Tommy & Tuppence Mystery, First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 31st St. (& Rt. 83), Oakbrook.  FYI  (630) 986.8067 or www.firstfolio.org

April 13th through May 29th, "Ragtime" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

 

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