Wednesday January 17 9:30 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Theater

BABES WITH BLADES THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL CAST AND SPECIAL EVENTS FOR THE CHICAGO PREMIERE OF THE GOOD FIGHT

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Babes With Blades Theatre Company (BWBTC) continues its 20th Anniversary Season: “Origins” with the Chicago premiere of The Good Fight, playing at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., January 6 – February 17, 2018.

Silk Road Rising Presents "Pure Land"

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Silk Road Rising (Chief Programming Officer Jamil Khoury and Executive Director Malik Gillani) is proud to announce Pure Land, the second in a pairing of staged readings in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut Chicago. The staged readings will be held on February 3 and 4, 2018 at 4:00pm at Silk Road Rising located at 77 W. Washington St., Lower Level, Chicago, IL, 60602.

World Premiere! The New Colony Presents THE LIGHT

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The New Colony is pleased to conclude its ninth season with the world premiere of Loy Webb’s gripping romantic drama THE LIGHT, directed by Toma Langston, playing January 5 – February 4, 2018 at The New Colony’s resident home, The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at www.thenewcolony.org. The press opening is Monday, January 8 at 7:30 pm.

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Tickets on Sale Now

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Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce that individual tickets for the pre-Broadway World Premiere Chicago engagement of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL are on sale now. Based on one of the most beloved romantic comedies of all time, Garry Marshall’s PRETTY WOMAN, the new musical will have its pre-Broadway World Premiere stage production in Chicago in the spring of 2018 at Broadway In Chicago’s Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph) for a strictly limited 5-week engagement beginning March 13 through April 15, 2018.

ROB LOWE BRINGS HIT ONE MAN SHOW TO CHICAGO ONE NIGHT ONLY! CADILLAC PALACE THEATRE MAY 19, 2018

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Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce that following his hit debut run in Mesa, Salt Lake City and Denver in 2017, Rob Lowe is bringing the national tour of his one man show, STORIES I ONLY TELL MY FRIENDS: LIVE, to Broadway In Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited one-night performance on May 19, 2018. Individual tickets go on sale Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 with a special meet-and-greet opportunity available.

Steppenwolf for Young Adults Presents the World Premiere of The Burn

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Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) is proud to produce the world premiere of The Burn, written by Chicago playwright Philip Dawkins and directed by Devon de Mayo. SYA presents this new play as part of their season which asks, “When does a lie become the truth?”

PEGASUS THEATRE CHICAGO ANNOUNCES 31st ANNUAL YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL FEATURING FOUR NEW WORKS BY EMERGING ARTISTS

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Pegasus Theatre Chicago is proud to announce the authors and plays being presented at the 31st Young Playwrights Festival, Jan. 4 – 27, 2018 at Pegasus’s resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen. Each play is written by high school students and given a staged professional production.

BLACK ENSEMBLE THEATER ANNOUNCES 2018 SEASON: MOVERS AND SHAKERS

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Black Ensemble Theater’s Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces the 2018 Season featuring tributes to legendary artists Chuck Berry and Patti LaBelle, as well as the Blues (highlighting the music of some of the greatest Blues artists from Muddy Waters to B.B. King), Hip Hop music, and the Women of Soul. Performances will be held at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago.