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What's Happening in Local Theater

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Press Openings:

June 28th, "The Bridges of Madison County" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200 or www.marriotttheatre.com.

June 29th, "The Gin Game" starring John Reeger and Paula Scrofano, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

June 30th, "Changes" A Science Fiction Tap Opera to the Music of David Bowie, Chicago Tap Theatre, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago. FYI (773) 327-5252 or www.chicagotaptheatre.com/changes.

July 2nd, "The School for Lies" The Artistic Home Theatre, 1376 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (866) 811-4111 or www.theartistichome.org.

Now Playing in Indiana:

Through July 1st, "Have A Nice Day! (The Seventies Musical Flashback)" Canterbury Summer Theatre, 807 Franklin Street, Michigan City. FYI (219) 874-4269 or www.festivalplayersguild.org.

Through July 9th, "The Last Five Years" Crown Point Community Theatre, 1125 Merrillville Rd, Crown Point. FYI (219) 805-4255 or www.cpct.biz.

Now Playing in Illinois:

Through June 25th, "Black Pearl: The Josephine Baker Story" Black Ensemble Theatre, 4450 N. Clark St., Chicago. FYI (773) 769-4451 or www.blackensemble.org.

Through June 25th, "The My Way Residential" Irish Theatre of Chicago, The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 878-3727 or www.irishtheatreofchicago.org.

Through June 25th, "Three Days of Rain" BoHo Theatre, Heartland Studio, 7016 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago. FYI (866) 811-4111 or www.BoHoTheatre.com.

Through June 25th, World Premiere, "T" American Theater Company, 1909 West Byron, Chicago. FYI (773) 409-4125 or www.atcweb.org.

Through June 25th, "Relativity" The National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere, Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL. FYI (847) 673-6300 or www.northlight.org.

Through July 1st, "Bright Half Life" About Face Theatre, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. FYI www.aboutfacetheatre.com.

Through July 1st, "Hair" Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 West Campbell Street, Arlington Heights. FYI (847) 577-2121 or www.metropolisarts.com.

Through July 2nd, U.S. Premiere, "Great Expectations" Remy Bumppo Theatre Company and Silk Road Rising, Pierce Hall, The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W Washington St., Chicago. FYI (312) 857-1234 or www.silkroadrising.org.

Through July 2nd, Chicago Premiere, "Beauty's Daughter" American Blues Theater, Greenhouse Center, 2257 N. Lincoln, Chicago. FYI (312) 725-4228 or www.americanbluestheater.com.

Through July 2nd, "Bette Ain't for Sissies" Studio One, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 935-6875 or www.athenaeumtheatre.org.

Through July 8th, "Strangest Things! The Musical" Random Acts & Greenhouse Theater, Greenhouse Theater Center (Downstairs Mainstage), 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.greenhousetheater.org.

Through July 9th, "The Mystery of Love and Sex" Writers Theatre, The Gillian Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

Through July 9th, "Pass Over" Upstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

Through July 9th, "The King and I" Broadway in Chicago, Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

Through July 9th, "Hitler on the Roof" Akvavit Theatre, Strawdog Theatre Company,1802 W. Berenice, Chicago. FYI www.chicagonordic.org.

Through July 9th, "Johnny Johnson" Chicago Folks Operetta, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago. FYI (773) 327-5252 or www.stage773.com.

Through July 15th, "Parade" Writers Theatre, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

Through July 16th, "Her Majesty's Will" Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 761-4477 or www.lifelinetheatre.com.

Through July 16th, "Ragtime" Griffin Theatre Company, The Den Theatre’s Heath Main Stage, 1329-1335 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.griffintheatre.com.

Through July 16th, "King Liz" Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago. FYI (773) 891-8985 or www.windycityplayhouse.com.

Through July 16th, "Late Company" Cor Theatre, The Buena (Pride Arts Center), 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI (773) 975-8150 or www.cortheatre.org.

June 30th through July 16th, "Changes" A Science Fiction Tap Opera to the Music of David Bowie, Chicago Tap Theatre, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago. FYI (773) 327-5252 or www.chicagotaptheatre.com/changes.

Through July 23rd, "London Assurance" City Lit Theater Company, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 293-3682 or www.citylit.org.

Through July 23rd, "Ah, Wilderness!" in the Albert, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.

June 29th through July 23rd, "The Nance" Pride Films and Plays, Pride Arts Center - The Broadway, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI (800) 737-0984 or www.pridefilmsandplays.com.

**** Through July 27th, "THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Attack of the Phantom of the BBQ" Barrel of Monkeys, Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 506-7140 or www.barrelofmonkeys.org.

Through July 29th, "Water and Power" UrbanTheater Company, Batey Urbano, 2620 W. Division, Chicago. FYI (773) 347-1203 or www.urbantheaterchicago.org/water-power/.

Through July 30th, "Pilgrims" The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee, Chicago. FYI (773) 283-7071 or www.thegifttheatre.org.

June 29th through July 30th, Chicago Premiere, "The Nance" Pride Films and Plays, The Buena at Pride Arts Center, 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI or (800) 737-0984 or www.pridefilmsandplays.com.

Through August 10th, "Jacques Brel’s Lonesome Losers of the Night" Theo Ubique, No Exit Café, 6970 N Glenwood Ave., Chicago. FYI (800) 595-4849 or www.theo-u.com.

Through August 13th, "The Bridges of Madison County" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200 or www.marriotttheatre.com.

June 28th through August 13th, "The School for Lies" The Artistic Home Theatre, 1376 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (866) 811-4111 or www.theartistichome.org.

Through August 22nd, "The Gin Game" starring John Reeger and Paula Scrofano, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Through August 26th, "THE GOLDEN GIRLS – THE LOST EPISODES" Hell in a Handbag Productions, Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark St., Chicago. FYI www.handbagproductions.org.

June 29th through August 30th, Chicago Premiere, "Hir" Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

Through September 3rd, "Spamilton" Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted, Chicago. FYI (312) 988-9000 or www.theroyalgeorgetheatre.com.

Through September 3rd, "Moby Dick" Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N Michigan Ave., Chicago. FYI (312) 337-0665 or www.lookingglasstheatre.org/

Through September 10th, "Disney's Aladdin" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

Through January 7th, 2018, "Hamilton" Broadway in Chicago, The PrivateBank Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

Open Run, "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 www.tonylovestina.com/.

Open Run, "VAMP" A Music Comedy Drinking Show, MCL Chicago, 3110 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago. FYI (773) 610-5930 or www.mclchicago.com/vamp.html.

Open Run, "The Infinite Wrench" Neo-Futurists, The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 878-4557 or www.neofuturists.org.

Open Run, "Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno" Second City, 1616 N. Wells St., Chicago. FYI (312) 337-3992 or www.secondcity.com.

Open Run, "The Second City - 105th Revue" Second City, 1616 N. Wells St Chicago. FYI 312-662-4562 or www.upcomedyclub.com.

Open Run, "The Second City e.t.c.'s 41st Revue" Second City, 1616 N. Wells St Chicago. FYI 312-662-4562 or www.upcomedyclub.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:

Through September 30th, "The Unexpected Man" Touchstone Theatre, American Players Theatre, Spring Green, Wisconsin. FYI (608) 588-2361 or www.americanplayers.org.

June 27th through October 5th, "The Maids" Touchstone Theatre, American Players Theatre, Spring Green, Wisconsin. FYI (608) 588-2361 or www.americanplayers.org.

Through October 6th, "Cyrano de Bergerac" On the Hill, American Players Theatre, Spring Green, Wisconsin. FYI (608) 588-2361 or www.americanplayers.org.

Through October 7th, "A Flea in Her Ear" On the Hill, American Players Theatre, Spring Green, Wisconsin. FYI (608) 588-2361 or www.americanplayers.org.

Through October 8th, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" On the Hill, American Players Theatre, Spring Green, Wisconsin. FYI (608) 588-2361 or www.americanplayers.org.

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

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