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Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

What's Happening in Local Theater

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**** January 20th through February 17th, "THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Star-Studded Stories" Barrel of Monkeys, Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 506-7140 or www.barrelofmonkeys.org.

January 22nd through 27th, "Kinky Boots" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

January 22nd through February 3, "Us/Them" Big in Belgium, BRONKS, Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.

**** January 22nd through March 3rd, "X-Marks the Spot: An Extra Sensory Experience" (Ages 8 and up) Chicago Children's Theatre, The Station, 100 S. Racine St., Chicago. FYI (872) 222-9555 or www.chicagochildrenstheatre.org.

January 23rd through February 24th, "All Childish Things" First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W 31st St., off Rt. 83, Oak Brook. FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org.

January 23rd through March 16th, "Short Shakespeare! Macbeth" Courtyard Theater, Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com.

January 24th through 27th, "L'après midi d'un foehn" Worldstage from France, Compagnie Non Nova, The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com.

January 24th through 27th, "Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party" Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont. FYI (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

January 24th through February 23rd, "How to Defend Yourself" Victory Gardens, 2433 N. Lincoln, Chicago. FYI (773) 871-3000 or www.victorygardens.org.

January 24th through March 2nd, World Premiere, "The Janice" Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL. FYI (847) 673-6300 or www.northlight.org.

January 25th through March 10th, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" Porchlight Music Theatre, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 777-9884 or www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

January 30th through February 2nd, "Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party" United Center, 1901 W Madison St, Chicago. FYI (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

January 31st through March 3rd, "The Father" Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont, Chicago. FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.remybumppo.org.

January 31st through March 3rd, "Defiance" Buffalo Theatre Ensemble, McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn. FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.AtTheMAC.org.

January 31st through March 17th, Chicago Premiere, "A Doll's House, Part 2" Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

January 31st through March 24th, Chicago Premiere, "Fulfillment Center" A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells Street, Chicago. FYI (312) 943-8722 or www.aredorchidtheatre.org.

TBA, "Nova to Lodestar" The House Theatre of Chicago. FYI (773) 769.3832 or www.thehousetheatre.com.

February 1st through 10th, "A Few Good Men" Wilson Auditorium, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St, South Bend. FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.

February 1st through March 2nd, Midwest Premiere, "Girl in the Red Corner" Broken Nose Theatre, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.brokennosetheatre.com.

February 1st through March 3rd, "Pipeline" Victory Gardens, 2433 N. Lincoln, Chicago. FYI (773) 871-3000 or www.victorygardens.org.

February 1st through March 3rd, "The Roommate" Citadel Theatre, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest. FYI 847-735-8554, ext. 1 or www.citadeltheatre.org.

February 1st through March 15th, Chicago Premiere, "On Clover Road" American Blues Theater, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago. FYI (773) 654-3103 or www.americanbluestheater.com.

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

Februry 4th through 24th, The 5th annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, Underscore Theatre Company, The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI www.underscoretheatre.org.

February 6th through 8th, "King Lear" Actors From The London Stage, Washington Hall, University of Notre Dame, South Bend. FYI www.performingarts.nd.edu/event/10900/king-lear/

February 6th through March 17th, "The Producers" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

February 6th through March 17th, August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" Writers Theatre, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

February 7th through 10th, "Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party" Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont. FYI (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

February 7th through March 10th, Midwest Premiere, "The Total Bent" Haven Theatre, The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.haventheatrechicago.com.

FEbruary 7th through March 10th, "Dead Man's Cell Phone" The Comrades, Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 404-7336, www.the-comrades.com/ or www.greenhousetheater.org/.

February 7th through March 24th, "How I Learned to Drive" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St, Chicago. FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.

February 7th through April 14th, "Mamma Mia" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

February 8th through March 10th, "Twilight Bowl" Owen Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago. FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.

February 7th through March 10th, "Dead Man's Cell Phone" The Comrades, Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 404-7336, www.the-comrades.com/ or www.greenhousetheater.org/.

**** February 8th through March 31st, "Seussical!" Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

**** February 9th through March 10th, "The World Inside of Me" (Ages 2-5) Chicago Children's Theatre, The Station, 100 S. Racine St., Chicago. FYI (872) 222-9555 or www.chicagochildrenstheatre.org.

February 9th through March 17th, "The Abuelas" World Premiere, Teatro Vista, Richard Christiansen Theater, Victory Gardens, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 871-3000 or www.teatrovista.org.

February 12th through March 10th, "Dear Evan Hansen" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

February 13th through 24th, "Anna Karenina" Joffrey Ballet, Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago. FYI www.joffrey.org.

February 13th through March 31st, "Requiem for a Heavyweight" The Artistic Home Theatre, 1376 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (866) 811-4111 or www.theartistichome.org.

February 13th through April 7th, World Premiere, "Act(s) of God" Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N Michigan Ave., Chicago. FYI (312) 337-0665 or www.lookingglasstheatre.org/.

February 14th through March 24th, "Million Dollar Quartet" Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. FYI (219) 836-3255 or www.TheatreAtTheCenter.com.

**** February 15th through March 3rd, "Shrek the Musical" Memorial Opera House, 104 E. Indiana, Valparaiso. FYI (219 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.org.

February 15th through March 23rd, "Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde" Promethian Theatre Ensemble, Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W. Berenice Ave., Chicago. FYI www.prometheantheatre.org.

February 15th through April 7th "The Man Who Was Thursday" Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 761-4477 or www.lifelinetheatre.com.

February 16th, 21st, 24th, "The Scarlet Ibis" Chicago Opera Theater, Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan, Chicago. FYI (312) 704-8414 or www.cot.org.

February 16th through March 16th, World Premiere, "Mike Pence Sex Dream" First Floor Theatre, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.firstfloortheater.com.

February 16th through March 22nd, "La traviata" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

February 19th through March 10th, "An Inspector Calls" Worldstage from the United Kingdom, National Theatre of Great Britain, The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com.

February 21st through 27th, "Obstacle Course" Silk Road Rising, The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W Washington St, Chicago. FYI (312) 857-1234 or www.silkroadrising.org.

February 22nd through March 10th, "Swing State" Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond. FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org.

February 25th through 27th, "New Faces Sing Broadway - 1941" Porchlight Music Theatre, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 777-9884 or www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

February 27th through March 31st "Doubt: A Parable" Gift Theatre, presented as a part of Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series, Steppenwolf’s 1700 Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (773) 283-7071 or www.thegifttheatre.org.

February 28th through March 31st, "Southern Comfort" Pride Films Films and Plays, The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI www.pridefilmsandplays.com.

February 28th through April 27th, "Remember the Alamo" Neo-Futurist Ensemble, The Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Avenue (at Foster), Chicago. FYI www.neofuturists.org.

March 1st through 17th, "Bedtime Stories (As Told by My Dad)(Who Messed Them Up)" Chicago Street Theatre, 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso. FYI (219) 464-1636 or www.chicagostreet.org.

March 1st through April 27th, "Little Shop of Horrors" Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 325-1700 or www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com.

March 2nd through 16th, World Premiere, "Radical" Steppenwolf for Young Adults, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org.

March 2nd through 17th, "Ariodante" Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

March 5th through 31st, "Two Pints" Worldstage from Ireland, Abbey Theatre, CST's The Pub, Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago. FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com.

March 6th & 7th, "Can-Can" Porchlight Revisits, Porchlight Music Theatre, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago. FYI (773) 777-9884 or www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

March 8th through 24th, "How to Live on Earth: Chimera Ensemble, The Pentagon Theater at Collaboraction Studios, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. FYI www.chimeraensemble.com/.

March 8th through April 7th, "Behold, A Pale Horse" Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston Ave. (near Kedzie & Addison), Chicago. FYI www.propthtr.org.

March 8th through April 21st, "The Bridges of Madison County" Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre, 721 Howard Street, Evanston. FYI (800) 595-4849 or www.theo-u.com.

March 9th through April 14th, "Sweat" Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago. FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.

March 11th through April 7th, "Detour Guide" Silk Road Rising, The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W Washington St, Chicago. FYI (312) 857-1234 or www.silkroadrising.org.

March 12th through 17th, "The Choir of Man" Broadway in Chicago, Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E Chestnut St, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

March 12th through 24th, "A Bronx Tale" Broadway in Chicago, Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

March 14th through April 14th, "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago. FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

March 14th through April 20th, "Nina Simone: Four Women" Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL. FYI (847) 673-6300 or www.northlight.org.

March 15th & 17th, "An American Dream" Lyric Opera of Chicago, Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph St., Chicago. FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.

March 15th through 31st, "Caroline, or Change" Wilson Auditorium, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St, South Bend. FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.

March 15th through April 6th, "2 Unfortunate 2 Travel" Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston Ave. (near Kedzie & Addison), Chicago. FYI www.propthtr.org.

**** March 16th through April 20th, "The Time Warp Trio" KidSeries, Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago. FYI (773) 761-4477 or www.lifelinetheatre.com.

March 16th through May 5th, "Bright Star" Boho Theatre, Greenhouse Theatre Cener, 2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago. FYI www.bohotheatre.com.

March 19th through May 9th, "Romeo and Juliet" Teatro Vista’s 2019 student matinee series, presented at The Miracle Center, 2311 N. Pulaski Rd., Chicago. FYI (773) 871-3000, www.teatrovista.org or www.victorygardens.org..

March 20th through June 9th, "A Number" Writers Theatre, The Gillian Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI 847-242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

March 21st through May 5th, Chicago Premiere, "Yen" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St, Chicago. FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.

March 22nd through May 5th, Chicago Premiere, "Hands on a Hardbody" Refuge Theatre Project, Atlas Arts Studio, 4809 N Ravenswood Ave., Chicago. FYI www.refugetheatre.com.

March 22nd through May 5th, Chicago Premiere, "Afterglow" Pride Arts Center – the Buena, 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago. FYI (866) 811-4111. (773) 857-0222 or www.pridefilmsandplays.com.

March 24th through April 28th, Midwest Premiere, "The Ridiculous Darkness" Sideshow Theatre Company, Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago. FY www.sideshowtheatre.org.

March 26th through April 7th, "Anastasia" Broadway in Chicago, Oriental 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 June 23rd, "Matilda" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.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 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 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 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 28th through June 9th, "Falsettos" Broadway in Chicago, Oriental 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 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 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 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 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, Oriental 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 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 28th through October 20th, "Something Rotten" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

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

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

September 28th through November 17th, "Big Fish" Boho Theatre, Greenhouse Theatre Cener, 2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago. FYI www.bohotheatre.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 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 30th through December 22nd, "Oliver!" Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200, www.marriotttheatre.com or www.ticketmaster.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 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.

**** 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 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.

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 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.

Coming in 2020

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.

*** Family & Children's Entertainment