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What's Happening in Local Theater

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Press Openings:

July 17th, "Bus Stop" Eclipse Theatre Company, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport, Chicago. FYI (773) 935-6875 or www.eclipsetheatre.com

July 18th, "The Color Purple" Broadway In Chicago, Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

July 22nd, "A Tribute to the Blues: From Muddy to BB Starring Rick Stone and Theo Huff" Black Ensemble Theatre, 4450 N. Clark St., Chicago. FYI (773) 769-4451 or www.blackensemble.org.

Now Playing in Indiana:

**** Through July 21st, Saturday mornings only, "Pickle Chiffon Pie" Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Ave., Hammond. FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org.

July 18th through 28th, "Tick, Tick...Boom!" Canterbury Summer Theatre, 807 Franklin Street, Michigan City. FYI (219) 874-4269, info@canterburytheatre.org or www.canterburytheatre.org

Through July 29th, "Fun Home" Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Ave., Hammond. FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org.

Through July 29th, "Legally Blonde" Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Avenue, Valparaiso. FYI (219) 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.com.

Through August 12th, "The Lady with All the Answers" Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. FYI (219) 836-3255 or www.TheatreAtTheCenter.com.

Now Playing in Illinois:

Through July 22nd, "Waitress" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

Through July 22nd, "The Csárdás Princess" Folks Operetta, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago. FYI www.stage773.com/show/csardasprincess.

Through July 22nd, "The Maids" The Artistic Home, 1376 W Grand, Chicago. FYI (866) 811-4111 or
www.theartistichome.org

July 21st, 22nd, "Two Gentlemen of Verona" Midsommer Flight, Gross Park, 2708 W Lawrence, Chicago 60625. FYI www.midsommerflight.com.

Through July 22nd, "Scary Stories to Save Your Life" About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble, The Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (773) 784-8565 or www.aboutfacetheatre.com.

Through July 22nd, "Haymarket" Underscore Theatre, The Den Theatre, 1329-1333 N. Milwaukee, Chicago. FYI (773) 697-3830 or www.underscoretheatre.org/.

Through July 22nd, "You Can't Take It With You" Oak Park Festival Theatre, 157 Forest Avenue, Oak Park. FYI (708) 445-4440 or www.oakparkfestival.com.

Through July 22nd, "The View Upstairs" Circle Theatre, The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI www.circletheatrechicago.org.

Through July 28th, "Wild Women of Planet Wongo" Not Too Fancy Productions, LLC, Chopin Theater, 1543 W. Division, Chicago. FYI www.PlanetWongo.com.

July 17th through 29th, "The Color Purple" Broadway In Chicago, Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

Through July 29th, "Hamlet" The Gift Theatre, 4802 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago. FYI (773) 283-7071 or www.thegifttheatre.org/.

Through July 29th, World Premiere, "Tilikum" Sideshow Theatre Company, Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. FYI www.sideshowtheatre.org.

Through July 29th, "Support Group for Men" Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (312) 443-3800.

Through July 29th, "Sagittarius Ponderosa" Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago. FYI (773) 728-7529 or www.redtwist.org

Through August 5th, "The Roommate" Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

Through August 11th, "The Adventures Of Spirit Force Five" Factory Theater, 1623 W Howard St, Chicago. FYI www.thefactorytheater.com.

Through August 12th, "Neverwhere" Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 761-4477 or www.lifelinetheatre.com.

**** Through August 12th, "Pinkalicious" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

Through August 12th, "Everybody" Brown Paper Box Co., Pride Arts Center - The Buena 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI www.BrownPaperBox.org.

**** Through August 19th, "Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure" Courtyard Theater, Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.

Through August 19th, Stacy Keach in "Pamplona" Owen Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (312) 443-3800.

Through August 19th, World Premiere, "Shrew'd" First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W 31st St., off Rt. 83, Oak Brook. FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org.

Through August 19th, "Bus Stop" Eclipse Theatre Company, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport, Chicago. FYI (773) 935-6875 or www.eclipsetheatre.com

July 21st through August 23rd, "The Harvest" Griffin Theatre Company, The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.griffintheatre.com.

Through August 26th, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Through August 26th, "Murder for Two" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

Through August 26th, World Premier, "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N Michigan Ave., Chicago. FYI (312) 337-0665 or www.lookingglasstheatre.org/.

Through August 26th, "A Tribute to the Blues: From Muddy to BB Starring Rick Stone and Theo Huff" Black Ensemble Theatre, 4450 N. Clark St., Chicago. FYI (773) 769-4451 or www.blackensemble.org.

Through August 26th, "Southern Gothic" Immersive Theatre, Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago. FYI (773) 891-8985 or www.windycityplayhouse.com.

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 September 7th, "The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Vol 2" Hell in a Handbag, Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark, Chicago. FYI (773) 327-5252 or www.handbagproductions.org.

Through September 9th, "Avenue Q" Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport, Chicago. FYI (773) 325-1700 or www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com.

Through September 9th, "Heartbreak Hotel" Broadway in Chicago, Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

Through September 15th, 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 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 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.

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Now Playing in Wisconsin:

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

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