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What's Happening in Local Theater

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Press Openings:

September 21st, "Curve of Departure" Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL. FYI (847) 673-6300 or www.northlight.org.

September 21st, "Waistwatchers the Musical" Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI www.waistwatchersthemusical.com.

Now Playing in Indiana:

Through September 22nd, "After Paul McCartney" Dunes Summer Theatre, 288 Shady Oak Drive, Michigan City. FYI (219) 879-7509 or www.dunesartsfoundation.org.

Through September 23rd, "Cockeyed" Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Ave., Hammond. FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org.

Through September 23rd, "Jesus Christ Superstar" Wilson Auditorium, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St, South Bend. FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.

Through October 14th, "Ghost The Musical" Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. FYI (219) 836-3255 or www.TheatreAtTheCenter.com.

Now Playing in Illinois:

Through September 22nd, "BigMouth" Big in Belgium, SKaGeN, Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes

Through September 23rd, "No Child..." Definition Theatre Company, Victory Gardens Theater - Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 871-3000 or www.victorygardens.org.

Through September 29th, "El Grande de Coca-Cola" Waterfront Café & Summer Stages, Berger Park Cultural Center’s Coach House Theater, 6215 North Sheridan Road, Chicago. FYI www.elgrandedecocacola.com.

Through September 29th, "Scraps" New American Folk Theatre, The Den Theatre, 1329-1333 N. Milwaukee, Chicago. FYI (773) 697-3830 or
www.newamericanfolktheatre.org.

Through September 29th, "Nick & Zoe" the side project, McKaw Theater (formerly the side project theatre), 1439 W. Jarvis, Chicago. FYI www.m.bpt.me/event/3561056 or www.thesideproject.net.

Through September 29th, "Vietgone" Writers Theatre, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

Through September 29th, "Tangles and Plaques" The Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Avenue, Chicago. FYI www.neofuturists.org.

Through September 30th, "Southern Gothic" Immersive Theatre, Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago. FYI (773) 891-8985 or www.windycityplayhouse.com.

Through September 30th, "Radio Golf" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

Through September 30th, "Monger: The Awakening of J.B. Benton" Her Story Theatre, Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. FYI www.greenhousetheater.org/monger-tickets.

Through September 30th, "Homos, or Everyone in America" Pride Films Films and Plays, The Buena, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI www.pridefilmsandplays.com.

Through October 6th, "(Not) Another Day" The Curious Theatre Branch, Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston Ave, Chicago. FYI www.curioustheatrebranch.com.

Through October 7th, Chicago Premiere, “The Dingdong, or How the French Kiss” Buffalo Theatre Ensemble, McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn. FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.

Through October 7th, "The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?" Interrobang Theatre Project, Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago. FYI www.interrobangtheatreproject.org.

Through October 7th, "Lady Day At Emerson's Bar And Grill" Congo Square Theatre, eta Creative Arts Foundation, 7558 S South Chicago Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 296-1108 or www.congosquaretheatre.org.

Through October 13th, "Second Skin" Wildclaw Theatre Company, The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.wildclawtheatre.com.

Through October 14th, World Premiere, "Tootsie" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

Through October 20th, "Crime and Punishment" Shattered Globe Theatre, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 975-8150 or www.shatteredglobe.org.

Through October 21st, "Borealis" The House Theatre of Chicago, Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St., Chicago. FYI (773) 769.3832 or www.thehousetheatre.com.

Through October 21st, "Legally Blonde" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

Through October 21st, "Arms and the Man" City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Chicago. FYI www.citylit.org.

Through October 21st, "Curve of Departure" Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL. FYI (847) 673-6300 or www.northlight.org.

Through October 21st, "We're Only Alive for a Short Amount of Time" Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago. FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.

Through October 28th, "Sweet Charity" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

Through October 28th, "Little Shop of Horrors" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Through October 28th, "Frankenstein" Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 761-4477 or www.lifelinetheatre.com.

September 20th through October 28th, "The Artificial Jungle" Hell in a Handbag, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago. FYI (773) 327-5252 or www.handbagproductions.org.

September 22nd through October 28th, "Caroline or Change" Firebrand Theatre, The Den Theatre’s Heath Main Stage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.firebrandtheatre.org.

Through October 31st, Wednesdays only, Mark Toland's "Mind Reader" The Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.greenhousetheater.org.

Through November 4th, "Avenue Q" Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport, Chicago. FYI (773) 325-1700 or www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com.

Through November 4th, "A Shayna Maidel" TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 281-8463 x6 or www.timelinetheatre.com.

Through November 4th, "Waistwatchers the Musical" Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI www.waistwatchersthemusical.com.

September 20th through November 4th, World Premiere, "Downstate" Upstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

September 20th through November 4th, "Destinos" Chicago International Latino Theater Festival, Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA), various Chicago theaters. FYI www.clata.org.

September 21st through November 4th, "Indecent" Victory Gardens, 2433 N. Lincoln, Chicago. FYI (773) 871-3000 or www.victorygardens.org.

Through November 11th, "She the People" The Second City’s UP Comedy Club, 230 W North Ave, 3rd Floor of Piper’s Alley, Chicago. FYI (312) 337-3992 or www.secondcity.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.

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, "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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Now Playing in Wisconsin:

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