Theater openings in June


June 4th, 7:30 pm ET, Staged Reading, The Squirrels, Acting Ensemble, Ensemble on the Avenue, 602 E. Mishawaka Avenue, Mishawaka.  FYI

June 7th, 7:00 pm, Exit Interview: Phil Potempa chats with Jeff Casey, Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond.  $25.  FYI (219) 937-8780 or  

June 7th, 7:30 pm, Angel Street, Beatniks Entertainment, Beatniks on Conkey, 420 Conkey Street, Hammond.  $20.  FYI (219) 852-0848 or  

June 12th, 2:00 pm,  The Lifespan of a Fact, Canterbury Summer Theatre, 807 Franklin Street, Michigan City.  FYI (219) 874-4269 or 

June 19th, 2:00 pm, Love Is a Many Splintered Thing, Canterbury Summer Theatre, 807 Franklin Street, Michigan City.  FYI (219) 874-4269 or 

June 28th, 8:00 pm, Talley's Folly, Dunes Summer Theatre, 288 Shady Oak Dr., Michigan City.  FYI (219) 879-7509 or  

June 28th, South Bend Civic Theatre presents Twelfth Night, Pfiel Family Courtyard, St. Joe Public Library, 304 S. Main Street, South Bend.  FYI


June 1st, 7:30 pm, Stokely: The Unfinished Revolution, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 753-4472 or

June 5th, 7:00 pm, SIX, Broadway In Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St., Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and 

June 7th, 7:00 pm, Love Chaos & Dinner, Teatro Zinzanni, Spiegeltent ZaZou, Hotel Cambria, 32 W. Randolph, Chicago.  $99-$129.  FYI

June 7th, 7:30 pm, The Miss Firecracker Contest, The Drama Group, 330 202nd St, Chicago Heights.  FYI (708) 755-3444 or

June 7th, 8:00 pm, Jesus Christ Superstar, Brightside Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth, Naperville.  $32-$37.  FYI (630) 447-TIXS (8497) or 

June 7th, 8:00 pm, World Premiere, Die Hard 4 Your Luv, Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St., Chicago.  $25.

June 8th, 7:30 pm, Attempts on Her Life, Tuta Theatre, 4670 N. Manor Ave., Chicago.  $20-$60.  FYI

June 9th, 5:00 - 8:00 pm, A Theatre in the Dark Audio Play, BIO-DAD, Premiere/Listening Party, Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro, 2nd  Floor Event Space, 3905 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.  Free.  BIO-DAD will be streaming and available for purchase at and is available for pre-order now.

June 10th, 7:00 pm, Three Sisters, Invictus Theatre at Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago.  $25-$35.  FYI

June 12th, 7:00 pm,  The Kite Runner, Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and 

June 13th, 8:00 pm, The Devil Is in the Detours, 112th Revue, Mainstage, The Second City. 1616 N. Wells, Chicago.  FYI

June 16th, 3:00 pm, The Salon, Black Ensemble Theatre, 4450 N. Clark, Chicago.  FYI 773-769-4451 or  

June 16th, 3:00 pm, 1619: The Journey of a People, Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre: a co-production with Evanston Public Library & Northwestern University, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes Ave., Evanston.  $32.  FYI (847) 866-5914 or

June 22nd, 11:00 am or 2:00 pm, Corduroy, Jentes Family Courtyard Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, 600 E. Grand, Chicago.   FYI (312) 595-5600 or

June 23rd, 3:00 pm, Token Theatre presents Zac Ephron, A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N Wells St, Chicago.  $30-$40.  FYI

June 23rd, 6:00 pm, World Premiere, Little Bear Ridge Road, Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or

June 26th, 7:30 pm, Beehive: The 60's Musical, Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.  FYI (847) 634-0200 or

June 28th, 7:30 pm, The Hot Wing King, Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.  FYI (847) 242-6000 or  

June 28th, Midsommer Flight presents Romeo and Juliet, Chicago Women's Park & Gardens, 1801 S. Indiana Avenue, Chicago.  Bring your own picnic, chairs & blankets.  Free but reservations encouraged.  FYI

June 30th, 7:00 pm, Ain't Misbehavin', Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or


 June 5th, Responders, TheatreSquared, 477 W. Spring Street in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas.  FYI (479) 777-7477 or

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