Theater openings in June
June 1st, 7:00 pm, Boeing, Boeing, Dunes Summer Theatre, 288 Shady Oaks Drive, Michigan City. $35 ($150 season) FYI www.dunesarts.org.
June 2nd, A Picasso, Acting Ensemble, Ensemble on the Avenue, 602 E. Mishawauka Avenue, South Bend. $10. FYI (574) 232-2559 or www.actingensemble.com/box-office
June 14th, 2:00 pm, The Violet Hour, Canterbury Summer Theatre, 807 Franklin Street, Michigan City. FYI (219) 874-4269 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 18th, 3:00 pm, Put the Nuns in Charge! by Vicki Quade, Theatre at the Center, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. FYI (219) 836-3255 or www.theatreatthecenter.com
June 21st, 2:00 pm, Dames at Sea, Canterbury Summer Theatre, 807 Franklin Street, Michigan City. FYI (219) 874-4269 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
June 25th, 3:00 pm, Doubt - A Play Reading with Scenes, Theatre at the Center, Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. FYI (219) 836-3255 or www.theatreatthecenter.com.
June 29th, 7:00 pm, tick...tick...BOOM! Dunes Summer Theatre, 288 Shady Oaks Drive, Michigan City. $35 ($150 season) FYI www.dunesarts.org.
June 1st, 7:30 pm, Cirque du Soleil Corteo, NOW Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates. FYI cirquedusoleil.com/corteo.
June 1st, 7:30 pm, The Empire Strips Back: A Burlesque Parody, Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N Kedzie Blvd, Chicago. Tickets start at $39. FYI www.theempirestripsback.com.
June 2nd 7:30 pm, West Side Story, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.
June 2nd, 8:00 pm, Pippin, Music Theater Works, North Shore Center For The Performing Arts In Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. $39-$106. FYI (847) 673-6300 or www.musictheaterworks.com
June 2nd, 8:00 pm, Staged Reading of The Knockout by Ilsa Zacharias, LookOut Series, Steppenwolf's 1700 Theater, 1700 N. Halsted, Chicago. $30. FYI (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org/lookout
June 3rd, 6:30 pm, World Premiere, Lucy and Charlie's Honeymoon, Lookingglass Theatre in Water ToWorld Premiere, wer Water Works, 821 N. Michigan, Chicago. FYI (312) 337-0665, www.lookingglasstheatre.org
June 4th, 3:30 pm, Agnes of God, Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago. $15-$40. FYI 773.728.7529 or RedtwistTheatre.org
June 7th, 8:00 pm, Don't Quit Your Daydream, 111th Revue, Mainstage, The Second City. 1616 N. Wells, Chicago. FYI www.secondcity.com.
June 9th, 7:30 pm, CLUE on Stage, The Drama Group, 330 202nd Street, Chicago Heights. FYI (708) 755-3444 or www.dg.booktix.com
June 10th, A.B.L.E.'s A Midsummer Night's Dream, Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 East Grand Avenue on Navy Pier, Chicago. Pay-what-you-can starting at $15. FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com/ablemidsummer
June 11th, 3:00 pm, OBAMA-OLOGY, Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre in the Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes Ave., Evanston. $30. FTY (847) 866-5914 or www.fjtheatre.com
June 14th, 7:30 pm, Chicago Premiere, Personality: The Lloyd Price Musical, Studebaker Theater at the historic Fine Arts Building, 410 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago. FYI PersonalityMusical.com.
June 15th, 8:00 pm, Chicago Premiere, Being Seen, Crosby Theatre. The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $35. FYI (773) 697.3830 or TheDenTheatre.com.
June 16th, 7:30 pm, Lane Call: A Night of Closing, The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St., Chicago. $25. FYI (312) 275-5757 or www.TheFactoryTheater.com
June 16th, 8:00 pm, Call Me Elizabeth, Venus Cabaret at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago. $35. FYI (773) 360-7365 or www.mercurytheaterchicago.com/call-me-elizabeth.
June 17th, 2:30 pm, 1619: THE JOURNEY OF A PEOPLE, THE MUSICAL, 3rd Dimension Performance Group. Presented in partnership with Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre, Evanston Public Library, & Evanston Township High School. Ingraham Park, Asbury Ave. and Leonard Place, Evanston. Open to the public.
June 17th, Fighting Words Festival, Babes with Blades, The Edge Off Broadway, 1133 W. Catalpa, Chicago. FYI BabesWithBlades.org.
June 20th, 7:30 pm, Pretty Shalid, Jackalope Theatre Company, Jackalope Theatre in the Broadway Armory, 5917 N Broadway, Chicago. $15-35 FYI (773) 340-2543 or https://jackalopetheatre.org
June 20th, 7:30 pm, Hadestown, Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.
June 23rd, 5:30 pm, Corella Productions Dinner Theatre presents Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding, iO Theatre, 1501 N. Kingsbury St., Chicago. Tickets $80 & $100 (VIP) includes tickets to the performance, dinner, dancing, wedding cake and an unforgettable party. Cash bar available. FYI www.CorellaProductions.com.
June 23rd, 7:00 pm, Mughal-e-Azam, Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago. Tickets start at $91.50. FYI www.ticketmaster.com
June 23rd, 8:00 pm, I AM HERE - US TOUR: a dramatic performance by Anatoli Beliy (performed in Russian), Cherry Orchard Festival, Northshore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie. FYI https://cherryorchardfestival.org/2023_i-am-here.
June 25th, 6:00 pm, World Premiere, Another Marriage, Ensemble Theatre in Honor of Helen Zell, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago. FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org
June 26th, 7:00 pm, The Who's Tommy, Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago. FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org
June 28th, 7:30 pm, The Buddy Holly Story, Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. FYI (847) 634-0200 or www.marriotttheatre.com
June 29th, 7:00 pm, The 39 Steps, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.
June 30th, 7:30 pm, A Distinct Society, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre, Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. FYI (847) 242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.
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