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What's Happening in Local Theater

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Press Openings:

May 22nd, "Do Re Mi" Porchlight Revisits, Porchlight Music Theatre, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 777-9884 or www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

May 24th, "Waiting for Godot" from Ireland, Druid Theatre, Courtyard Theater, Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com.

May 24th, "Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies" Velvet Fox Productions, Athenaeum Theatre, Studio One, 2936 N. Southport, Chicago. FYI www.web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10263543

May 25th, "Avenue Q" Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 West Campbell Street, Arlington Heights. FYI (847) 577-2121 or www.metropolisarts.com.

May 25th, "A Little Night Music" BoHo Theatre, Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago. FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.BoHoTheatre.com.

Now Playing in Indiana:

Through June 3rd, "Forever Plaid" Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. FYI (219) 836-3255 or www.TheatreAtTheCenter.com.

May 25th through June 8th, "Fool for Love" Chicago Street Theatre, 154 Chicago Street, Valparaiso. FYI (219) 464-1636 or www.chicagostreet.org.

Now Playing in Illinois:

Through May 23rd, "Tony & Tina's Wedding" Chicago Theater Works, Resurrection Church, 3309 North Seminary Ave., Reception at Vinnie Black’s Colosseum, 1113 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. FYI (312) 391-0404, www.tonylovestina.com/ or www.ChicagoTheaterWorks.com.

May 22nd through 24th, "Do Re Mi" Porchlight Revisits, Porchlight Music Theatre, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 777-9884 or www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

**** Through May 26th, "Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical", Ages 3+, Emerald City Theatre, A
pollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln, Chicago. FYI www.emeraldcitytheatre.com.

Through May 26th, Chicago Revivial, "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story" American Blues Theater, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago. FYI (773) 654-3103 or www.americanbluestheater.com.

Through May 26th, The Yard Presents "columbinus" A LookOut Visiting Company by the United States Theatre Project, Steppenwolf’s 1700 Theatre, 1700 N Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

Through May 27th, World Premiere, "Hollow/Wave" Silk Road Rising, Pierce Hall, The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W Washington St., Chicago. FYI (312) 857-1234 or www.silkroadrising.org.

Through May 27th, World Premiere, "The Gentleman Caller" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St, Chicago. FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.

Through May 27th, "33 to Nothing" A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells Street, Chicago. FYI (312) 943-8722, or online at www.aredorchidtheatre.org.

Through May 27th, "Grand Hotel" Kokandy Productions, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 975-8150 or www.kokandyproductions.com.

Through May 27th, "A Blue Island in the Red Sea" Collaboraction Studios, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI (312) 226-9633 or www.collaboraction.org.

Through May 27th, "Blood Mural" MPAACT, The Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.mpaact.org.

Through May 27th, "The Madres" Teatro Vista, Victory Gardens, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 871-3000 or www.TeatroVista.org.

Through May 27th, "The Explorers Club" Citadel Theatre, 300 S. Waukegan Rd, Lake Forest. FYI (847) 735-8554 or www.citadetheatre.org.

Through May 30th, "Julia Sweeney: Older and Wider" The Second City’s e.t.c. Theater, 230 W North Ave, 2rd Floor of Piper’s Alley, Chicago. FYI 312-337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

Through May 31st, "Dream Freaks Fall from Space" Main Stage, The Second City, 1616 N. Wells St Chicago. FYI 312-662-4562 or www.secondcity.com/shows/chicago/venue/chicago-mainstage/.

Through June 2nd, "The Doppelgänger (an international farce)" Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

Through June 2nd, "Ofrenda” Albany Park Theater Project (APTP), Laura Wiley Theater, 5100 N. Ridgeway Ave., Chicago. FYI (866) 811-4111 or www.aptpchicago.org.

Through June 2nd, Midwest Premiere, "The Cake" Rivendell Theatre, 5775 N. Ridge Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 334-7728 or www.RivendellTheatre.org.

Through June 3rd, "Once" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

Through June 3rd, "Outside Mullingar" Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd, on the campus of College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn. FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.

Through June 3rd, "Grace" Interrobang Theatre Project, Athenaeum Theatre (Studio 2), 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 935-6875 or www.interrobangtheatre.org.

Through June 3rd, "The Days are Shorter" Pride Films Films and Plays, The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI www.pridefilmsandplays.com.

May 23rd through June 3rd, "Waiting for Godot" from Ireland, Druid Theatre, Courtyard Theater, Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com.

**** Through June 9th, World Premiere, "Last Stop on Market Street" Chicago Children's Theatre, The Station, 100 S. Racine St., Chicago. FYI (872) 222-9555 or www.chicagochildrenstheatre.org.

Through June 9th, Chicago Premiere, "How to Use a Knife" Shattered Globe Theatre, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 975-8150 or www.shatteredglobe.org.

Through June 9th, Chicago Premiere, "The Feast" First Floor Theater, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.firstfloortheater.com.

Through June 10th, "Smart People" Writers Theatre, Gillian Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

Through June 10th, "Oklahoma!" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

Through June 10th, "Prometheus Bound" City Lit Theater Company, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 293-3682 or www.citylit.org.

Through June 10th, "Birds of a Feather" Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.greenhousetheater.org.

Through June 10th, World Premiere, "Diagram of a Paper Airplane" American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron Street, Chicago. FYI 773-409-4125 or www.atcweb.org.

Through June 10th, "Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters' First 100 Years" Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (312) 443-3800.

Through June 10th, Chicago Premiere, "The Originalist" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

Through June 10th, "Flies! The Musical" Pride Films Films and Plays, The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI www.pridefilmsandplays.com.

Through June 10th, "Girl Found" Idle Muse Theatre Company, The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway St., Chicago. FYI (773) 340-9438 or www.idlemuse.org.

Through June 13th, Mark Toland's "Mind Reader" The Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.greenhousetheater.org.

Through June 16th, "Memphis" Porchlight Music Theatre, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 777-9884 or www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

Through June 17th, "South Pacific" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Through June 17th, "Suddenly Last Summer", Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St, Chicago. FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.

Through June 17th, "A New Attitude: In Tribute to Patti LaBelle" Black Ensemble Theatre, 4450 N. Clark St., Chicago. FYI (773) 769-4451 or www.blackensemble.org.

Through June 17th, "Buried Child" Writers Theatre, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

Through June 17th, "Cry It Out" Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL. FYI (847) 673-6300 or www.northlight.org.

May 24th through June 17th, "Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies" Velvet Fox Productions, Athenaeum Theatre, Studio One, 2936 N. Southport, Chicago. FYI www.web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10263543

Through June 20th, Midwest Premiere, "De Troya" Halcyon Theatre, in residence at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3253 W. Wilson Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 413-0454 or www.halcyontheatre.org.

Through June 23rd, "Damascus", Strawdog Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Chicago. FYI (773) 528-9696 or www.strawdog.org.

Through June 24th, "Macbeth" the Yard, Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com.

May 25th through June 24th, "Mies Julie" Victory Gardens Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 871-3000 or www.victorygardens.org.

May 25th through June 24th, "Father Comes Home from the Wars" Owen Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (312) 443-3800.

Through June 30th, "Avenue Q" Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 West Campbell Street, Arlington Heights. FYI (847) 577-2121 or www.metropolisarts.com.

May 24th through July 1st, Midwest Premiere, "Bull in a China Shop" About Face Theatre, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. FYI www.aboutfacetheatre.com.

Through July 8th, "A Little Night Music" BoHo Theatre, Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago. FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.BoHoTheatre.com.

May 25th through July 15th, "Neverwhere" Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 761-4477 or www.lifelinetheatre.com.

May 23rd through August 19th, World Premier, "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N Michigan Ave., Chicago. FYI (312) 337-0665 or www.lookingglasstheatre.org/.

Through September 2nd, The Second City e.t.c. 42nd Revue, "Gaslight District, e.t.c. Theater, 1608 N. Wells Street, Chicago. FYI (312) 337-3992 or www.secondcity.com/shows/chicago/gaslight-district/.

Through December 2nd, "Southern Gothic" Immersive Theatre, Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago. FYI (773) 891-8985 or www.windycityplayhouse.com.

Through January 20, 2019, "Hamilton" Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.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.

Now Playing in Michigan:

Now Playing in Wisconsin:

*** Family Friendly and/or Children's Theatre

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