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What's Happening in Local Theater

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March 26th through April 7th, "Anastasia" Broadway in Chicago, Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

**** March 26th through April 28th, "The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963" (Ages 9 and up) Chicago Children's Theatre, The Station, 100 S. Racine St., Chicago. FYI (872) 222-9555 or www.chicagochildrenstheatre.org.

March 27th through April 28th, "The Firestorm" First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W 31st St., off Rt. 83, Oak Brook. FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org.

March 27th through May 5th, World Premiere, "Small World" The New Colony, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI FYI (312) 742-7994 or www.thenewcolony.org.

March 28th through May 19th, "Pinocchio" The House Theatre of Chicago, Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St., Chicago. FYI (773) 769.3832 or www.thehousetheatre.com.

March 29th through April 27th, Chicago Premiere, "The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey" American Blues Theater, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago. FYI (773) 654-3103 or www.americanbluestheater.com.

March 29th through April 28th, "Lottery Day" Owen Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago. FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.

**** Spring 2019, Chicago Premiere, "Red Kite Green Mountain" (Ages 6-21) Chicago Children's Theatre, The Station, 100 S. Racine St., Chicago. FYI (872) 222-9555 or www.chicagochildrenstheatre.org.

April 2nd through 7th, "Jersey Boys" The Auditorium Theatre, 50 Ida B. Wells Dr., Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

April 2nd through 14th, "Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical" Broadway in Chicago, Broadway Playhouse, 175 East Chestnut, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

April 4th through May 5th, "The Mushroom Cure" The Greenhouse Theater Center’s Downstairs Main Stage, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.greenhousetheater.org.

April 4th through May 12th, "La Havana Madrid" Teatro Vista with Collaboration, venue TBA. FYI www.collaboration.org.

April 5th through May 4th, Midwest Premiere, "Utility" Interrobang Theatre Project, Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago. FYI www.interrobangtheatreproject.org.

April 5th through May 5th, "Cambodian Rock Band" Victory Gardens, 2433 N. Lincoln, Chicago. FYI (773) 871-3000 or www.victorygardens.org.

**** April 10th through 13th, "Sleeping Beauty" The Drama Group, 330 W. 202nd Street, Chicago Heights. FYI 708-755-3444 or www.dramagroup.org.

April 10th through May 26th, "A Chorus Line" Porchlight Music Theatre, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 777-9884 or www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

April 10th through June 2nd, "Footloose" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

April 11th through May 19th, "Buyer and Cellar" Pride Arts Center – the Broadway, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI (866) 811-4111, (773) 857-0222 or www.pridefilmsandplays.com.

April 11th through May 25th, "Hannah and Martin" Shattered Globe Theatre, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 975-8150 or www.shatteredglobe.org.

April 12th through 21st, "Grand Concourse" Warner Studio Theatre, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St, South Bend. FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.

April 12th through 28th, "Boeing, Boeing" Chicago Street Theatre, 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso. FYI (219) 464-1636 or www.chicagostreet.org.

April 12th through May 26th, "Two Days in Court" 2 one-act plays: "The Devil and Daniel Webster" and Gilbert & Sullivan's "Trial by Jury" City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Chicago. FYI www.citylit.org.

April 14th only, "Rain - A Tribute to the Beatles" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

April 16th through 21st, Dein Perry’s "TAP DOGS" Broadway in Chicago, Nederlander Theatre 24 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

April 17th through June 9th, "Hamlet" Courtyard Theater, Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com.

April 18th through June 9th, Chicago Premiere, "The Children" Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

April 18th through August 25th, THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 3, Hell in a Handbag, Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark St., Chicago. FYI www.handbagproductions.org.

April 19th through May 18th, Midwest Premiere, "Language Rooms" Broken Nose Theatre, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.brokennosetheatre.com.

April 20th through May 18th, Chicago Premiere, "I'm Gonna Pray for You So Hard" First Floor Theatre, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.firstfloortheater.com.

April 23rd through 28th, "Rock of Ages" 10th Anniversary Tour, Nederlander Theatre, 24 W Randolph St., Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

April 24th through May 5th, "Across the Pond" Joffrey Ballet, Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago. FYI www.joffrey.org.

April 24th through June 2nd, World Premiere, "August Rush" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

April 25th & 28th, "Moby-Dick" Chicago Opera Theater, Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (312) 704-8414 or www.cot.org.

April 25th through May 26th, Chicago Premiere, "Sentimental Journey: A Story of Love and War" by Ross Lehman, Citadel Theatre, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest. FYI (847) 735-8554, ext. 1 or www.citadeltheatre.org.

April 26th through May 3rd, "Mad Beat Hip & Gone" Promethian Theatre Ensemble, The Edge Theater Off Broadway, 1133 W Catalpa Ave. Chicago. FYI www.prometheantheatre.org.

April 26th through May 12th, "La Cage aux Folles" Memorial Opera House, 104 E. Indiana, Valparaiso. FYI (219 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.org.

April 26th through May 18th, " Fast Food Chain" Adventure Stage Chicago, Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble Street, Chicago. FYI (773 342-4141 or www.adventurestage.org.

April 26th through May 26th, "Sentimental Journey: A Story of Love and War" Written and Performed by Ross Lehman, Citadel Theatre, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest. FYI (847) 735-8554, ext. 1 or www.citadeltheatre.org.

**** April 26th through June 23rd, "Matilda" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

April 30th through May 12th, "American Girl: Live" Broadway in Chicago, Broadway Playhouse, 175 East Chestnut, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

May TBA, "Queen of the Mist" Firebrand Theatre, The Den Theatre’s Heath Main Stage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.firebrandtheatre.org.

May 1st through TBA, "The Recommendation" Immersive Theatre, Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago. FYI (773) 891-8985 or www.windycityplayhouse.com.

May 2nd through June 2nd, "Dames at Sea" Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. FYI (219) 836-3255 or www.TheatreAtTheCenter.com.

May 2nd through June 2nd, "Miracle on South Division Street" Buffalo Theatre Ensemble, McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn. FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.

May 2nd through June 16th, Chicago Premiere, "The Undeniable Sound of Right Now" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St, Chicago. FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.

May 2nd through June 23rd, "The Killing Game" A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells Street, Chicago. FYI (312) 943-8722 or www.aredorchidtheatre.org.

May 3rd through 19th, "Mama's Boy" Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond. FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org.

May 3rd through June 2nd, "West Side Story" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

May 4th through June 9th, William Shakespeare "The Winter's Tale" Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago. FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.

May 7th through 12th, "Chicago" starring Eddie George, Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

May 8th through 10th, "The Q Brothers present: Dress the Part" LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre, 1700 N Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

May 8th through TBA, "Miracle" Jam Productions, Royal George Theatre, 1641 N Halsted St, Chicago. FYI (312) 988-9000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

May 8th through June 16th, "Next to Normal" Writers Theatre, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

May 8th through August 4th, World Premiere, "Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein" Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N Michigan Ave., Chicago. FYI (312) 337-0665 or www.lookingglasstheatre.org/.

May 9th through June 9th, World Premiere, "The Adventures of Augie March" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

May 9th thorugh June 15th, "Into the Breeches" Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL. FYI (847) 673-6300 or www.northlight.org.

May 10th through 19th, "On Golden Pond" Wilson Auditorium, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St, South Bend. FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.

May 10th through 19th, "Rent" 20th Anniversary Tour, Broadway in Chicago, Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

May 10th through June 22nd, World Premiere, "Take Me" Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W Berenice Ave., Chicago. FYI www.strawdog.org.

May 10th through June 29th, "The Spitfire Grill" American Blues Theater, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago. FYI (773) 654-3103 or www.americanbluestheater.com.

May 11th through June 30th, "Lena: In Tribute to Lena Horne" Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 769-4451 or www.BlackEnsembleTheater.org.

May 12th, "The Egg Show: 60 Egg Plays in 60 Egg Minutes" Neo-Futurist Ensemble, The Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Avenue (at Foster), Chicago. FYI www.neofuturists.org.

May 14th through June 30th, "Six" The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com.

May 16th through June 16th, "Bloomsday" Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont, Chicago. FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.remybumppo.org.

May 16th through June 16th, "The Crowd You're In With" AstonRep, The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St., Chicago. FYI www.astonrep.com.

**** May 18th through June 1st "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea" Chicago Street Theatre, 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso. FYI (219) 464-1636 or www.chicagostreet.org.

May 22nd & 23rd, "Minnie's Boys" 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 23rd through July 7th, "Wig Out" Upstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

May 24th through July 14th, "Emma" Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 761-4477 or www.lifelinetheatre.com.

May 25th through July 6th, "Queen of the Mist" Firebrand Theatre, The Den Theatre’s Janet Bookspan Theatre 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.firebrandtheatre.org.

May 28th through June 9th, "Falsettos" Broadway in Chicago, Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

May 30th through June 29th, "Desire in a Tinier House" Pride Films Films and Plays, The Buena, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI www.pridefilmsandplays.com.

May 30th through July 28th, World Premiere, "Bedknobs and Broomsticks" The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com.

June 2019, "The Ballad of Lefty & Crabbe" Underscore Theatre Company, The Understudy, 4609 N. Clark St., Chicago. FYI www.underscoretheatre.org.

June 3rd through June 5th, "New Faces Sing Broadway NOW" Porchlight Music Theatre, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 777-9884 or www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

**** June 6th through 9th, "PJ MASKS LIVE: SAVE THE DAY!" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

June 7th through 16th, "Between Riverside and Crazy" Warner Studio Theatre, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St, South Bend. FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.

June 7th through July 7th, "Miriam for President" Victory Gardens, 2433 N. Lincoln, Chicago. FYI (773) 871-3000 or www.victorygardens.org.

June 8th through 16th, "How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying" Music Theatre Works, Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson Street, Evanston. FYI (847) 920-5360 or www.MusicTheaterWorks.com.

June 8th through July 28th, "The River" Boho Theatre, Greenhouse Theatre Cener, 2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago. FYI www.bohotheatre.com.

June 14th through July 28th, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre, 721 Howard Street, Evanston. FYI (800) 595-4849 or www.theo-u.com.

June 16th through July 21st, Midwest Premiere, "Something Clean" Sideshow Theatre Company, Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago. FY www.sideshowtheatre.org.

June 18th through August 4th, Chicago Premiere, "Ada and the Engine" The Artistic Home Theatre, 1376 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (866) 811-4111 or www.theartistichome.org.

June 26th through August 18th, A New Musical, "Darling Grenadine" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

June 29th through August 4th, "The Music Man" Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago. FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.

July 5th through August 18th, "True West" Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

July 5th through August 25th, "The Drag Seed" Hell in a Handbag, Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark St., Chicago. FYI www.handbagproductions.org.

July 9th through 27th, "Les Misterables" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

July 10th through August 18th, "Henry V" First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W 31st St., off Rt. 83, Oak Brook. FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org.

July 11th through 21st, The New Colony Uncharted Festival, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI FYI (312) 742-7994 or www.thenewcolony.org.

July 11th through August 11th, "Over the Tavern" Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. FYI (219) 836-3255 or www.TheatreAtTheCenter.com.

July 11th through August 11th, Chicago Premiere, "Casa Valentina" Pride Arts Center – the Broadway, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI (866) 811-4111, (773) 857-0222 or www.pridefilmsandplays.com

July 11th through August 18th, Chicago Premiere, "Kiss" Haven Theatre, The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.haventheatrechicago.com.

July 12th & 13th, "Macbeth" Shakespeare in Central Park Plaza, Chicago Street Theatre, Valparaiso. FYI (219) 464-1636 or www.chicagostreet.org.

July 12th through 15th, "Staging the Stans" Festival, Silk Road Rising, The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W Washington St, Chicago. FYI (312) 857-1234 or www.silkroadrising.org.

July 12th through 28th, "Mamma Mia" Memorial Opera House, 104 E. Indiana, Valparaiso. FYI (219 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.org.

**** July 12th through 28th, "Oliver!" Wilson Auditorium, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St, South Bend. FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.

July 12th through 28th, "String" Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond. FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org.

**** July 12th through August 11th, "Junie B. Jones, The Musical" Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

July 12th through August 17h, "Ghost Quartet" Black Button Eyes, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 327-5252 or www.stage773.com.

July 12th through September 1st, "And Then There Were None" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

July 16th through August 4th, "Cats" Broadway in Chicago, Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

July 18th through 21st, "Macbeth" Chicago Street Theatre, 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso. FYI (219) 464-1636 or www.chicagostreet.org.

July 20th through September 8th, "You Can’t Fake the Funk (From James Brown to Parliament)" Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 769-4451 or www.BlackEnsembleTheater.org.

July 30th through August 18th, "Come from Away" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

August 14th through September 22nd, "Into the Woods" Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

August 17th through 25th, Chicago Premiere, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" Music Theatre Works, Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson Street, Evanston. FYI (847) 920-5360 or www.MusicTheaterWorks.com.

August 28th through October 20th, "Something Rotten" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

August 29th through October 5th, World Premiere, "Howard's End" Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 975-8150, www.RemyBumppo.org or www.theaterwit.org.

September 4th through October 20th, "Newsies" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

September 5th through October 20th, "The Great Leap" Upstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

September 6th through 15th, "The Liar" Warner Studio Theatre, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St, South Bend. FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.

September 6th through 28th, "The Smell of the Kill" Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond. FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org.

September 9th through 11th, "The Guys" First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W 31st St., off Rt. 83, Oak Brook. FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org.

September 10th through 22nd, "The Band's Visit" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

September 12th through October 13th, "The Pajama Game" Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. FYI (219) 836-3255 or www.TheatreAtTheCenter.com.

September 12th through October 13th, "August Wilson’s "King Hedley II" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

September 13th through November 3rd, "The Color Purple" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

September 25th through December 15th, "A Doll's House" Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

September 27th through October 30th, "The Mousetrap" Memorial Opera House, 104 E. Indiana, Valparaiso. FYI (219 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.org.

September 27th through November 2nd, "THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes – Bea Afraid Too" Hell in a Handbag, Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark St., Chicago. FYI www.handbagproductions.org.

September 28th through October 27th, "The Barber of Seville" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

September 28th through November 17th, "Big Fish" Boho Theatre, Greenhouse Theatre Cener, 2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago. FYI www.bohotheatre.com.

October 2nd through 19th, "The Brothers Size" Steppenwolf for Young Adults, Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

October 2nd through November 3rd, "Sherlock's Last Case" First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W 31st St., off Rt. 83, Oak Brook. FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org.

October 3rd through November 17th, Chicago Premiere, "Sundown, Yellow Moon" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville), Chicago. FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.

October 4th through 13th, "Lerner and Loewe's Greatest Hits" Music Theatre Works, Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston. FYI (847) 920-5360 or www.MusicTheaterWorks.com.

October 4th through 20th, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" Wilson Auditorium, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St, South Bend. FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.

**** October 4th through December 29th, "Madascar - A Musical Adventure" Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

October 5th through November 3rd, "The FACTS OF LIFE: The Lost Episodes – Satan’s School for Girls" Hell in a Handbag Productions, Stage 773, 1225 W Belmont Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 327-5252 or www.handbagproductions.org.

October 5th through November 17th, "Songs in the Key of Stevie" Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 769-4451 or www.BlackEnsembleTheater.org.

October 11th through November 24th, "Sunset Boulevard" starring Hollis Resnik, Porchlight Music Theatre, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 777-9884 or www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

October 12th through 31st, "Luisa Miller" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

October 16th through 27th, "Jane Eyre" Joffrey Ballet, Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago. FYI www.joffrey.org.

October 18th through November 24th, Chicago Premiere, "Wolf Play" The Gift, Theatre 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 283-7071 or www.thegifttheatre.org.

October 29th through December 1st, Pre-Broadway World Premiere, "Once upon a One More Time" Broadway in Chicago, Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

**** October 30th through December 22nd, "Oliver!" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

October 31st through December 15th, "Hoodoo Love" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville), Chicago. FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.

October/November, ""Twice, Thrice, Frice" Silk Road Rising, The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W Washington St, Chicago. FYI (312) 857-1234 or www.silkroadrising.org.

November 1st through 10th, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time" Warner Studio Theatre, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St, South Bend. FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.

November 2nd through 22nd, "Dead Man Walking" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

November 6th through December 15th, "The Niceties" Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

November 7th through December 8th, "Oedipus Rex" by Sophocles, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

November 7th through December 29th, "lindiwe" Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

November 13th through January 19th, "Beauty and the Beast" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

November 14th through December 8th, "Don Giovanni" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

November 14th through December 22nd, "Irving Berlin's White Christmas - The Musical" Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. FYI (219) 836-3255 or www.TheatreAtTheCenter.com.

Novebmer 16th & 17th, "“Everest” and “Aleko” Chicago Opera Theater, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (312) 704-8414 or www.cot.org.

**** November 16th through January 19th, "Mary Poppins" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

November 20th & 21st, Porchlight Revisits "Call Me Madam" Porchlight Music Theatre, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 777-9884 or www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

Novebmer 27th through December 28th, "THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes, The Holiday Edition, Vol. 2" Hell in a Handbag, Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark St., Chicago. FYI www.handbagproductions.org.

**** November 29th through December 15th, "Meredith Wilson's Miracle On 34th Street, The Musical!" Memorial Opera House, 104 E. Indiana, Valparaiso. FYI (219 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.org.

**** November 29th through December 22nd "Buddy's Holiday Surprise" Wilson Auditorium, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St, South Bend. FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.

November 30th through December 29th, "The Nutcracker" Joffrey Ballet, Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago. FYI www.joffrey.org.

December 1st through 7th, "The Three Queens" A Semi-Staged Concert, Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

December 6th through 21st, "The Santaland Diaries" Warner Studio Theatre, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St, South Bend. FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.

December 6th through 28th, "BETTE: XMAS AT THE CONTINENTAL BATHS" Hell in a Handbag, Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark St., Chicago. FYI www.handbagproductions.org.

December 12th through January 26th, "Dance Nation" Upstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

December 13th through 28th, The Ruffians' "Burning Bluebeard" Porchlight Music Theatre, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 777-9884 or www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

December 14th through 17th, West Ridge Story Festival, Silk Road Rising, The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W Washington St, Chicago. FYI (312) 857-1234 or www.silkroadrising.org.

December 14th through January 26th, "The Other Cinderella" Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 769-4451 or www.BlackEnsembleTheater.org.

December 21st through 31st, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" Music Theatre Works, Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson Street, Evanston. FYI (847) 920-5360 or www.MusicTheaterWorks.com.

December 25th through January 26th, "Mean Girls" Broadway in Chicago, Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

Coming in 2020

January 10th through FeEbruary 15th, "Whisper House" Black Button Eyes, The Athenaeum Theatre (Studio Two), 2639 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. FYI www.blackbuttoneyes.com.

January 16th through February 16th, Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

January 16th through February 22nd, "Top Girls" Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 975-8150, www.RemyBumppo.org or www.theaterwit.org.

January 23rd through March 8th, Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

January 24th through March 7th, "Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies" Porchlight Music Theatre, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 777-9884 or www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

January 29th through March 1st, World Premiere, "Jeeves Saves the Day" First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W 31st St., off Rt. 83, Oak Brook. FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org.

January 31st through March 29th, "An American in Paris" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

February 5th through March 16th, "Stick Fly" Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

February 6th through March 8th, "Madama Butterfly" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

February 6th through March 22nd, Chicago Premiere, "A Doll's House" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville), Chicago. FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.

February 8th, 14th & 16th, "Freedom Ride" Chicago Opera Theater, Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan, Chicago. FYI (312) 704-8414 or www.cot.org.

February 12th through 23rd, "The Times Are Racing" Joffrey Ballet, Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago. FYI www.joffrey.org.

February 12th through March 29th, World Premiere, "The Secret of My Success" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

February 15th through March 1st, "The Queen of Spades" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

February 26th through March 21st, World Premiere, "I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter" Steppenwolf for Young Adults, Upstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

March 12th through April 12th, Henrik Ibsen's "The Lady from the Sea" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

March 18th through June 7th, "The Last Match" Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

March 25th through April 26th, World Premiere, "Louisa Mae Alcott's Little Women" First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W 31st St., off Rt. 83, Oak Brook. FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org.

April 2nd through May 17th, "The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington" Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

April 4th & 11th, "Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods)" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

**** April 10th through May 24th, Disney's "Freaky Friday, A New Musical" Porchlight Music Theatre, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 777-9884 or www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

April 13th through May 3rd, LYRIC'S NEW RING CYCLE: "The Ring of the Nibelung (Der Ring des Nibelungen)" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

April 13th, 20th, 27th, "Das Rheingold (The Rhine Gold)" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

April 14th, 21st 29th, "Die Walküre (The Valkyrie)" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

April 16th, 23rd, May 1st, "Seigfried" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

April 18th, 25th, May 3rd, "Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods)" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

April 22nd through May 3rd, "Don Quixote" Joffrey Ballet, Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago. FYI www.joffrey.org.

April 29th through June 14th, Midwest Regional Premiere, "Kinky Boots" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

April 30th through June 6th, "The Agitators" Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 975-8150, www.RemyBumppo.org or www.theaterwit.org.

May 6th through June 14th, Writers Theatre presents "MEMENTOS MORI" Created by Manual Cinema Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

May 7th through June 7th, "The Gospel at Colonus" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

May 7th through June 21st, World Premiere, "Eden Prairie, 1971" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville), Chicago. FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.

May 7th through June 21st, "King James" Upstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

May 14th through 17th, "Soldier Songs" Chicago Opera Theater, Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago. FYI (312) 704-8414 or www.cot.org.

May 29th through June 21st, "42nd Street" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

June 4th through July 26th, Chicago Premiere, "Catch As Catch Can" Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

October 21st through January 3rd, 2021, Disney's "Frozen" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

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