shakeslight

Live Productions Coming Soon:  

August 3rd, 6:30 pm (rain date, August 4th, 6:30 pm) 2021 Porchlight Music Theatre's Broadway in your BackyardWelles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave., Chicago.  FREE and open to the public.  FYI www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

August 3rd through October 3rd, Blue Man Group, Briar Street Theatre, 3133 N Halsted St, Chicago.  More dates to be announced soon.  $49 – $89.  FYI www.blueman.com.  

August 4th, 7:00 pm, Home Suite Home, Featuring Midwest Premiere of Anthony Barfield’s Gravity, Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO), Socially Distanced Summer in-person concerts at Olympia Fields Country Club, 2800 Country Club Drive, Olympia Fields.  $37.  FYI www.ipomusic.org

August 5th through 7th, "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" Canterbury Summer Theatre, Canterbury Theater, 807 Franklin Street, located in the Uptown Arts District of Michigan City.  FYI (219) 874-4269, e-mail info@canterburytheatre.org or www.canterburytheatre.org.

August 5th through 25th, "Zulema—Sones de México" Goodman Theatre in partnership with Chicago Park District’s Night Out in The Parks, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) and the National Museum of Mexican Art.  FREE three-week engagement spans 10 park locations citywide.  FYI www.goodmantheatre.org.

August 5th, 6:30 pm, "Zulema—Sones de México" Calumet Park (Calumet) 9801 S. Calumet Avenue, Chicago.  Goodman Theatre in partnership with Chicago Park District’s Night Out in The Parks, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) and the National Museum of Mexican Art.  FREE  FYI www.goodmantheatre.org.

August 6th, 6:30 pm, "Zulema—Sones de México" Riis Park (Belmont-Cragin) 6100 W. Fullerton Avenue, Chicago.  Goodman Theatre in partnership with Chicago Park District’s Night Out in The Parks, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) and the National Museum of Mexican Art.  FREE  FYI www.goodmantheatre.org.

August 6th, 8:00 pm, “Inherit the Wind” Screening, Friday Nights at Raven” Raven Theatre parking lot, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville), Chicago.  Lot opens at 7:30 pm.  Seating will be provided.  Free but reservation required, limit 50 people.  FYI raventheatre.com/friday-nights-at-raven

Opening August 6thDennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour, returns to Chicago’s Palmer House Hilton for in-person performances.  Tickets on sale through October 29th.  $79 per person includeing beer, wine and soft drink selections.  FYI (312) 300-6803 or www.themagicparlourchicago.com/

**** August 7th through 28th, Saturdays at 10:00 & 11:30 am, "King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table" Eclectic Full Contact Theatre, Athenaeum Theatre, Studio Two, 2936 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago.  $12.  FYI (773) 935-6875 or www.AthenaeumTheatre.org.

August 7th, 6:30 pm, "Zulema—Sones de México" Portage Park (Portage Park) 4100 N. Long Avenue, Chicago.  Goodman Theatre in partnership with Chicago Park District’s Night Out in The Parks, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) and the National Museum of Mexican Art.  FREE  FYI www.goodmantheatre.org.

August 7th, 8:00 pm, Broadway in your Backyard, Porchlight Music Theatre, Out Back Summer Sessions concert series presented by the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 N. Skokie Blvd., Skokie.  Performance will be held in the North Shore Center's 31,000 sq-ft back parking lot. General admission ticket reservations are sold to groups of persons in the same accepted health safety bubble.  $35-$45.  FYI (773) 777-9884 or www,PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

August 12th, 6:30 pm, "Zulema—Sones de México" Hale Park (Clearing West) 6258 W. 62nd Street, Chicago.  Goodman Theatre in partnership with Chicago Park District’s Night Out in The Parks, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) and the National Museum of Mexican Art.  FREE  FYI www.goodmantheatre.org.

August 12th through 29th, "Romeo and Juliet" Kane Repertory Theatre, in partnership with the St. Charles Park District.  Outdoor production at the Historic Pavilion on the Fox River.  $15-$30.  FYI www.kanerepertorytheatre.com/box-office.  

August 13th, 6:30 pm, "Zulema—Sones de México" Hermosa Park (Hermosa) 2240 N. Kilbourn Avenue, Chicago.  Goodman Theatre in partnership with Chicago Park District’s Night Out in The Parks, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) and the National Museum of Mexican Art.  FREE  FYI www.goodmantheatre.org.

August 13th through 22nd, "Denial" Hammond Community Theatre, Beatniks on Conkey, 420 Conkey St. Hammond.  $18, buy at the door or online at https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/55011.  FYI  219-852-0848 or http://www.hammondcommunitytheatre.org/denial.html 

August 14th, 6:30 pm, "Zulema—Sones de México" Dvorak Park (Pilsen) 1119 W. Cullerton Street, Chicago.  Goodman Theatre in partnership with Chicago Park District’s Night Out in The Parks, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) and the National Museum of Mexican Art.  FREE  FYI www.goodmantheatre.org.

August 14th, 7:00 pm, August 15th, 3:00 pm, "Higher and Higher: A Rock ’N Soul Party with Chester Gregory" Artists Lounge Live, Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.   $55.00 (not including taxes and fees)  FYI (847) 634-0200 or www.artistsloungelive.com

August 15th, 6:30 pm, "Zulema—Sones de México" Harrison Park TBC (Pilsen) 1824 S. Wood Street, Chicago.  Goodman Theatre in partnership with Chicago Park District’s Night Out in The Parks, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) and the National Museum of Mexican Art.  FREE  FYI www.goodmantheatre.org.

August 18th through October 17th, Midwest Regional Premiere, "Kinky Boots" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

August 19th, 6:30 pm, "Zulema—Sones de México" Davis Square Park (Back of the Yards) 4430 S. Marshfield Avenue, Chicago.  Goodman Theatre in partnership with Chicago Park District’s Night Out in The Parks, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) and the National Museum of Mexican Art.  FREE  FYI www.goodmantheatre.org.

August 19th through 29th, "Mamma Mia!" Music Theater Works, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie.  FYI www.MusicTheaterWorks.com.

August 19th through September 19th, American Premiere, "The Things I Could Never Tell Steven" PrideArts, The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago.  $30.  FYI www.pridearts.org,

August 20th, 6:30 pm, "Zulema—Sones de México" La Villita Park (Little Village) 2800 S. Sacramento Boulevard, Chicago.  Goodman Theatre in partnership with Chicago Park District’s Night Out in The Parks, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) and the National Museum of Mexican Art.  FREE  FYI www.goodmantheatre.org.

August 20th through 22nd, "subText" Towle Youth Theater Ensemble, Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Ave., Hammond.  FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org.  

August 21st, Marrakesh Express: A Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young experience, Acorn Concert Series, Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest, 450 W 100 N, Valparaiso.  Gates open at 5:30 p.m., opening acts start at 6 p.m. and headliners start at 7:30 p.m.  $15 in advance, $20 week of performance.  Children 12 and under are free.  Bring your lawn chairs.  FYI www.pnw.edu/gabis-concerts.

August 21st, 6:30 pm, "Zulema—Sones de México" Marquette Park (Chicago Lawn) 6721-6757 S. Kedzie Avenue, Chicago.  Goodman Theatre in partnership with Chicago Park District’s Night Out in The Parks, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) and the National Museum of Mexican Art.  FREE  FYI www.goodmantheatre.org.

August 21st, 7:00 pm, August 22nd, 3:00 pm, "My Happiness: Michelle Lauto sings Connie Francis" Artists Lounge Live, Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.   $55.00 (not including taxes and fees)  FYI (847) 634-0200 or www.artistsloungelive.com

August 24th, 6:00 pm, Summer Nights with Northlight featuring Heidi Kettenring.  Peckish Pig, 623 W Howard, Evanston.  $60 including dinner.  FYI  https://northlight.org/events/summer-nights/

August 24th, 6:00 pm, "DREAM: a fresh spin on Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM" 10th Anniversary of Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.  Ogden Park (6500 S. Racine Ave.) in Englewood.  Free.  FYI t www.chicagoshakes.com/parks.  

August 26th, 6:00 pm, "DREAM: a fresh spin on Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM" 10th Anniversary of Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.  Columbus Park (500 S. Central Ave.) in Austin.  Free.  FYI t www.chicagoshakes.com/parks.  

August 27th (Open Run), "Mr. Burns, a post-electric play" Theater Wit, 1229 N. Belmont Ave., Chicago.  $20-$45.  FYI (773) 975-8150 or www.TheaterWit.org.  

August 28th, 12:00 pm, 2021 Porchlight Music Theatre's Broadway in your Backyard, Sidney Epstein Youth Center, 3415 W. 13th Pl., Chicago.  FREE and open to the public.  FYI www.PorchlightMusicTheatre.org.

August 28th, 6:00 pm, "DREAM: a fresh spin on Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM" 10th Anniversary of Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.  Kelvyn Park (4438 W. Wrightwood Ave.) in Hermosa.  Free.  FYI t www.chicagoshakes.com/parks.  

August 28th, 7:00 pm, August 29th, 3:00 pm, "Elvis My Way, Starring Brandon Bennett" Artists Lounge Live, Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.   $55.00 (not including taxes and fees)  FYI (847) 634-0200 or www.artistsloungelive.com

August 31st, 6:00 pm, "DREAM: a fresh spin on Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM" 10th Anniversary of Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.  Piotrowski Park (4247 W. 31st St.) in Little Village.  Free.  FYI t www.chicagoshakes.com/parks.  

September 2nd, 6:00 pm, "DREAM: a fresh spin on Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM" 10th Anniversary of Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.  West Pullman Park (401 W. 123rd St.) in West Pullman  Free.  FYI t www.chicagoshakes.com/parks.  

September 3rd through 12th, "Steel Magnolias" Footlight Players of Michigan City, Footlight Theatre, 1705 Franklin Street, Michigan City.  FYI (219)874-4035 or www.footlightplayers.org 

September 4th, 6:00 pm, "DREAM: a fresh spin on Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM" 10th Anniversary of Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.  Ping Tom Memorial Park (1700 S. Wentworth Ave.) in Chinatown  Free.  FYI t www.chicagoshakes.com/parks.  

September 9th, 7:30 pm, NEXUS Chamber Chicago Music Festival Season 4 featuring the world premiere of Upon Wings of Words, Emily Dickinson Settings, a newly commissioned piece by composer Augusta Read Thomas.  Ravinia Festival Pavilion, Highland Park.  Tickets go on sale July 21, exclusively at www.Ravinia.org.

September 10th, 6:30 pm, "Here Comes the Sun" Community Sing on Navy Pier, Come Together Event Series, Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

September 10th through October 24th, "Thirteen Days" City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave (Inside Edgewater Presbyterian Church), Chicago.  $29-$32.  FYI (773) 293-3682 or www.citylit.org.  

September 11th through 26th, "Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992" Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St. (east of Ridge Ave.), Evanston.  $25.  FYI (847) 866-5914 or www.fjtheatre.com.

September 12th, 3:00 pm, "Out of the Silence: Copland, Mozart, Norris, and Still" Maestro Scott Speck conducts the Chicago Philharmonic, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie.  Single tickets begin at $25.  On sale July 19th.  FYI www.chicagophilharmonic.org.  

September 12th, 7:00 pm, The High Kings, The McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $49-$69.  FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.atthemac.org.  

September 14th, 6:30 pm, screening of the never-before-seen live performance recording from the World Premiere of the Q Brothers’ "Othello: The Remix" at Shakespeare’s Globe, London.  Lake Stage in Polk Bros Park at Navy Pier.  Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

September 15th through October 18th, "Brighton Beach Memoirs" Citadel Theatre Company, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest.  $40-$45.  FYI (847) 735-8554, ext. 1 or www.citadeltheatre.org 

September 16th, 7:30 pm, September 18th, 3:00 pm, "Carmen" Chicago Opera Theatre, Harris Theatre for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Street, Chicago.  Subscriptions ($135-$450) available nowsingle tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 704-8414 or www.cot.org

September 17th, Heartache Tonight: A tribute to The Eagles, Acorn Concert Series, Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest, 450 W 100 N, Valparaiso.  Gates open at 5:30 p.m., opening acts start at 6 p.m. and headliners start at 7:30 p.m.  $15 in advance, $20 week of performance.  Children 12 and under are free.  Bring your lawn chairs.  FYI www.pnw.edu/gabis-concerts.

September 17th, 6:30 pm, NEXUS Chamber Chicago Music Festival Season 4, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, Suite 350A, Chicago.  Tickets go on sale May 19th at www.guarnerihall.org.

**** September 17th, 18th & 19th, "Monster Jam" Allstate Arena, 6920 North Mannheim Road, Rosemont.  FYI www.ticketmaster.com.

September 17th through October 3rd, "Night Tide" Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond.  FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org.

September 17th through October 3rd, "9 to 5 • The Musical" Memorial Opera House, 104 E. Indiana, Valparaiso.  FYI (219) 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.com

September 17th through October 9th, Verdi's "Macbeth" Lyric Opera of Chicago, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.  

September 17th through November 7th, "Forever Plaid" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

September 17th through November 9th,  7:30 & 8:00 pm nightly, Art on theMART, in partnership with Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, will present a projection by renowned conceptual artist Barbara Kruger.  Projections are visible to the public from Wacker Drive and along the Chicago Riverwalk.  FYI www.artonthemart.com.  

September 18th through October 24th, "American Mariachi" Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.  

September 19th, 3:00 pm, "No Malice Film Celebration" No Malice Film Festival in partnership with Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation and Museum and the Roger and Chaz Ebert Foundation.  Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

September 23rd through October 31st, Bethany Thomas sings "Songs for Nobodies" Northlight Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.  FYI (847) 673-6300  www.northlight.org/subscribe.

September 24th through November 6th, "Last Night in Karaoke Town" The Factory Theater,1623 W. Howard St., Chicago.  $10-$25.  FYI (866) 811-4111 or www.TheFactoryTheater.com.

September 26th through October 8th, Donizetti, "The Elixir of Love" Lyric Opera of Chicago, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.  

September 30th through October 31st, Chicago Premiere, "4000 Days" PrideArts, The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago.  FYI www.pridearts.org,

October 1stJohnny V.’s Wildflowers: A tribute to Tom Petty, Acorn Concert Series, Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest, 450 W 100 N, Valparaiso.  Gates open at 5:30 p.m., opening acts start at 6 p.m. and headliners start at 7:30 p.m.  $15 in advance, $20 week of performance.  Children 12 and under are free.  Bring your lawn chairs.  FYI www.pnw.edu/gabis-concerts.

October 2nd, 7:30 pm, October 3rd, 3:00 pm, New Philharmonic: “Halloween Spooktakular” New Philharmonic, orchestra in residence at the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Belushi Performance Hall, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $53.  FYI (630) 942-4000, or www.atthemac.org.

October 5th through 10th, "Rent – 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour" Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St., Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

October 6th through November 21st, "As You Like It" infused with the hit songs of The Beatles, Courtyard Theater, Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

October 6th through December 26th, World Premiere, "A Recipe for Disaster" Rick Bayless & Windy City Playhouse, at a downtown restaurant TBA.  $60-$100.  Tickets include six bite-size tastings and three cocktail and wine samplings are on sale now, with regular and VIP options (including an expanded food and beverage menu) available.   FYI www.windycityplayhouse.com.

October 7th through November 21st, "Othello" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago.  A digital version will be available to stream for patrons who do not yet wish to attend in person.  FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

October 8th & 9th, 8:00 pm, Stand-up Comedian Erik Griffin, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $20-$30.  Tickets go on sale Friday, July 9, 2021 online only at thedentheatre.com.

October 8th through 17th, "The Butler Did It" Beatniks on Conkey, 420 Conkey Street, Hammond.  FYI (219) 852-0848 or www.Beatniksonconkey.com 

October 8th through December 6th, "Dr. Horrible’s Sing-ALong Blog" An authorized fan production to benefit Season of Concern.  Black Button Eyes Productions, The Edge Theater   (mainstage), 5451 N. Broadway Ave., Chicago.  $30.  Tickets go on sale July 1st.  FYI www.drhorriblechicago.eventbrite.com.

October 13th through November 14th, World Premiere, "The Jigsaw Bride: A Frankenstein Story" by Joseph Zettelmaier, First Folio Theatre, 1717 31st Street, (on the grounds of the Mayslake Peabody Estate) Oak Brook.  FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org.

October 13th through 20th, "Home: A Celebration" The Joffrey Ballet’s mixed rep fall program marks a celebratory return to the stage includes Birthday Variations, Swing Low, Under the Trees' Voices and Boléro.  Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.

October 14th, 8:00 pm, October 15th & 16th, 7 & 9:00 pm, October 17th, 7:00pm, Stand-up Comedienne Maria Bamford, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $35-$55.  Tickets go on sale Friday, July 9, 2021 online only at thedentheatre.com.

October 15th through November 14th, "Fannie, The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer" Owen Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.  

October 16th, Two Performances only, "Alton Brown: LIVE! Beyond the Eats" Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St., Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

October 16th, 7:30 pm, Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets to individual productions will go on sale on August 13th & October 27th.  FYI https://tickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/

October 16th through November 13th“The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story” Oak Park Festival Theatre, Pleasant Home, 217 Home Ave., Oak Park.  $38. Tickets go on sale in August.  FYI www.oakparkfestival.com.

October 18th, 7:30 pm, "The Great Jheri Curl Debate" 10th Artemisia Fall Fest, Artemisia Theatre @ Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  $15 (Festival Pass - $40).  FYI www.artemisiatheatre.org.

October 19th, 7:30 pm, "Babes in Ho-lland" 10th Artemisia Fall Fest, Artemisia Theatre @ Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  $15 (Festival Pass - $40).  FYI www.artemisiatheatre.org.

October 20th, 7:30 pm, "Driftless" 10th Artemisia Fall Fest, Artemisia Theatre @ Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  $15 (Festival Pass - $40).  FYI www.artemisiatheatre.org.

October 21st, 8:00 pm, October 22nd & 23rd, 8:00 & 10:00 pm, Comedian Sam Morril, Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee, Chicago.  $15-30.  FYI www.thedentheatre.com.  

October 23rd, 7:30 pm, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets to individual productions will go on sale on August 13th & October 27th.  FYI https://tickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/

October 26th through November 21st, "What the Constitution Means to Me" Broadway in Chicago, Broadway Playhouse at Watertower Place, 175 E. Chestnut St., Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

October 27th through December 12th, World Premiere, "The Last Pair of Earlies" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com

October 28th through 31st, "Rocky Horror Picture Show (A Shadowcast Extravaganza)" Haven Theatre at the Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  FYI www.havenchi.org.  

October 29th through November 7th, "Ragtime" Music Theater Works, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie.  FYI www.MusicTheaterWorks.com.

November 2nd through 7th, "Beautiful - The Carole King Musical" Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St., Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

November 2nd through December 5th, Pre-Broadway World Premiere "Paradise Square" Broadway in Chicago, James M. Niederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St., Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

November 3rd through 14th, "Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski" starring David Strathairn, The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

November 3rd through 27th, Mozart, "The Magic Flute" Lyric Opera of Chicago, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.  

November 4th, 7:00 pm, November 5th & 6th, 7 & 9:30 pm, November 7th, 4:00pm, Jacqueline Novak: Get on Your Knees, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  $35-$55.  Tickets go on sale Friday, July 9, 2021 online only at thedentheatre.com.

November 5th through 14th, "The Miracle on South Division Street" Footlight Players of Michigan City, Footlight Theatre, 1705 Franklin Street, Michigan City.  FYI (219)874-4035 or www.footlightplayers.org 

November 5th through January 9th, "Sister Act" Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago.  FYI www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com.

**** November 10th through January 9th, "Cinderella" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

November 11th through December 12th, "Bug" by Tracy Letts, Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org

November 13th, 7:30 pm, November 14th, 3:00 pm, New Philharmonic: “Dvorák’s New World” New Philharmonic, orchestra in residence at the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Belushi Performance Hall, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $53.  FYI (630) 942-4000, or www.atthemac.org.

November 13th through 28th, Catán, "Florencia En El Amazonas" Lyric Opera of Chicago, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.  

**** November 17th through December 23rd, "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" Citadel Theatre Company, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest.  $40-$45.  FYI (847) 735-8554, ext. 1 or www.citadeltheatre.org 

November 19th, "Debussy & Ravel" Violinist Geneva Lewis will join pianist Adam Neiman and cellist Alexander Hersh, Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, Suite 350A, Chicago.  Tickets go on sale July 1st at www.guarnerihall.org.

November 19th through January 9th, Irving Berlin's "Holiday Inn" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

**** November 19th through January 22nd, 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.

November 20th through December 31st, 44th Annual Production of "A Christmas Carol" Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.  

November 21st, 3:00 pm, "Simply Serenades: Brahms, Dvorak, and World Premiere by Bingham" Maestro Scott Speck conducts the Chicago Philharmonic, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie.  Single tickets begin at $25.  On sale July 19th.  FYI www.chicagophilharmonic.org.  

November 21st, 7:00 pm, The Texas Tenors, The McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $55-$75.  FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.atthemac.org.  

November 26th through December 26th, "Who's Holiday!" Theater Wit, 1229 N. Belmont Ave., Chicago.  $20-$35.  FYI (773) 975-8150 or www.TheaterWit.org.  

November 26th through January 2nd, World Premiere, "Mr. Dickens' Hat" Northlight Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.  FYI (847) 673-6300  www.northlight.org/subscribe.

December 3rd through 19th, "A Fabulous 50's Christmas" Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond.  FYI (219) 937-8780 or www.towletheater.org.

December 4th, "Leslie Odom Jr. The Christmas Tour" Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St., Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

**** December 4th through 26th, @Christopher Wheeldon's reimagined "The Nutcracker" Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.

December 8th through 23rd, "Q Brothers Christmas Carol" written by Q Brothers Collective (JQ, GQ, Jax & Pos), The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

December 11th & 17th, 7:30 pm, December 19th, 3:00 pm, "Becoming Santa Claus" Chicago Opera Theater, Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan, Chicago.    Subscriptions ($135-$450) available nowsingle tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 704-8414 or www.cot.org

December 11th through January 2nd, World Premiere, "Christmas Karol: An Uptown Holiday Celebration of Diversity" PrideArts, The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago.  FYI www.pridearts.org,

December 14th, "Metamorphosis of Romanticism" Pianist William Wolfram with violinist Stefan Hersh (Guarneri Hall Artistic Director) and cellist Alexander Hersh.  Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, Suite 350A, Chicago.  Tickets go on sale July 1st at www.guarnerihall.org.

December 14th through 19th, "Pretty Woman: The Musical" Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St., Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

December 18th, 2:00 & 7:00 pm, December 19th, 1:00 & 5:00 pm, Salt Creek Ballet: “The Nutcracker” With Tchaikovsky’s score performed live by New Philharmonic, orchestra in residence at the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Belushi Performance Hall, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $33.  FYI (630) 942-4000, or www.atthemac.org.

December 23rd through January 2nd, "Billy Elliott the Musical" Music Theater Works, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie.  FYI www.MusicTheaterWorks.com.

December 31st, 1:30, 5:00 & 8:30 pm, New Philharmonic: “New Year’s Eve Concert” New Philharmonic, orchestra in residence at the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Belushi Performance Hall, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $53.  FYI (630) 942-4000, or www.atthemac.org.

Coming in 2022

January TBA, Chicago Shakespeare SLAM, in high schools across the region and onstage at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

January 7th through February 12th, World Premiere "Mary Rose" Black Button Eyes Productions, The Edge Theater   (mainstage), 5451 N. Broadway Ave., Chicago.  $30.  Tickets go on sale at a later date.  FYI https://www.blackbuttoneyes.com/

January 7th through February 20th, "The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains" City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave (Inside Edgewater Presbyterian Church), Chicago.  $29-$32.  FYI (773) 293-3682 or www.citylit.org.  

January 15th, 7:30 pm, Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah, Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets to individual productions will go on sale on August 13th.  FYI https://tickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/

January 15th, 7:30 pm, January 16th, 3:00 pm, New Philharmonic: “A Night at the Movies” New Philharmonic, orchestra in residence at the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Belushi Performance Hall, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $53.  FYI (630) 942-4000, or www.atthemac.org.

January 20th through February 20th, "Fireflies" Northlight Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.  FYI (847) 673-6300  www.northlight.org/subscribe.

January 22nd through 30th, Mazzoli/Vavrek, "Proving Up" Lyric Opera of Chicago, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.  

January 22nd through February 17th, August Wilson's "Gem of the Ocean" Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.  

January 23rd, 2:00 pm, Wild Hope, with photographer and filmmaker Ami Vitale, National Geographic Live Series, Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets to individual productions will go on sale on August 13th.  FYI https://tickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/

January 26th through February 27th, World Premiere, Agatha Christie's "The Secret Council" First Folio Theatre, 1717 31st Street, (on the grounds of the Mayslake Peabody Estate) Oak Brook.  FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org.

January 26th through March 15th, "Groundhog Day" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

January 27th through March 13th, "Women of Soul" Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago.  FYI www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com.

January 28th through March 20th, "Evita" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

February TBA, "1919" by Eve L. Ewing, NEW Round Theatre, Steppenwolf for Young Adults, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org

February 3rd through March 6th, "The Lady from the Sea" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

February 4th through 20th, "Jerry's Girls" a musical revue of Jerry Herman classics, Footlight Players of Michigan City, Footlight Theatre, 1705 Franklin Street, Michigan City.  FYI (219)874-4035 or www.footlightplayers.org 

February 5th, 7:30 pm, Trinity Irish Dance Company, Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets to individual productions will go on sale on October 27th.  FYI https://tickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/

February 9th through March 13th, "Outside Mullingar" Citadel Theatre Company, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest.  $40-$45.  FYI (847) 735-8554, ext. 1 or www.citadeltheatre.org 

February 9th through March 27th, "Beautiful Thing" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com

February 10th through March 13th, World Premiere, "When There Are Nine" PrideArts, The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago.  FYI www.pridearts.org,

February 11th through March 13th, "the ripple, the wave that carried me home" Owen Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.  

February 12th, 7:30 pm, Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández,  Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets to individual productions will go on sale on October 27th.  FYI https://tickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/

February 16th through 27th, "Don Quixote" Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.

February 22nd through 27th, "The Simon and Garfunkel Story" Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

February 22nd through March 6th, "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.

February 24th through April 3rd, World Premiere, "King James" by Rajiv Joseph, Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org

February 26th through April 24th, "Moulin Rouge! The Musical" Broadway in Chicago, James M. Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

February 27th, 2:00 pm, Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the CretaceousNational Geographic Live Series, Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets to individual productions will go on sale on October 27th.  FYI https://tickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/

March 2nd, 3rd & 4th, 7:30 pm, March 5th, 2:00 & 8:00 pm, March 6th, 3:00 pm, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater,  Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets to individual productions will go on sale on October 27th.  FYI https://tickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/

March 4th, 7:30 pm, "The Beekeeper" 2021/22 Vanguard Opera, Chicago Opera Theater, Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan, Chicago.   Subscriptions ($135-$450) available nowsingle tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 704-8414 or www.cot.org

March 12th through April 10th, Puccini, "Tosca" Lyric Opera of Chicago, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.  

March 12th through April 17th, "Good Night, Oscar" Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.  

March 14th, "Winter Winds" Oboist Michael Henoch’s ensemble, Dempster St. Pro Musica with Chicago Symphony Orchestra colleagues Jennifer Gunn, flute; John Bruce Yeh, clarinet; William Buchman, bassoon; and Oto Carillo, horn.  Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, Suite 350A, Chicago.  Tickets go on sale July 1st at www.guarnerihall.org.

March 15th through April 24th, Pre-Broadway World Premiere, "The Notebook" The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

March 23rd through April 24th, Jane Austen's "Emma" First Folio Theatre, 1717 31st Street, (on the grounds of the Mayslake Peabody Estate) Oak Brook.  FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org.

March 24th through April 8th, Blanchard/Lemmons, "Fire Shut Up in My Bones" Lyric Opera of Chicago, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.  

March 26th, 7:30 pm, March 27th, 3:00 pm, Ballet Hispánico – Doña Perón: The Rise and Fall of a Diva,  Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets to individual productions will go on sale on October 27th.  FYI https://tickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/

March 27th, 3:00 pm, "Fanfare Chicago: Respighi, Midwest Premiere by Higdon, World Premieres by Moya and Hubbell"  Maestro Scott Speck conducts the Chicago Philharmonic, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E Randolph St, Chicago.  Single tickets begin at $25.  On sale July 19th.  FYI www.chicagophilharmonic.org.  

March 29th through July 3rd, "Six" Broadway in Chicago, Broadway Playhouse, 175 East Chestnut, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

April 1stSir Andrew Davis Conducts Beethoven 9  Lyric Opera of Chicago, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 827-5600 or www.lyricopera.org.  

April 1st through 10th, "Drinking Habits" Footlight Players of Michigan City, Footlight Theatre, 1705 Franklin Street, Michigan City.  FYI (219)874-4035 or www.footlightplayers.org 

April 1st through May 1st, "The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci" Owen Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.  

April 1st through May 28th, Rodgers & Hammerstein's "The King and I" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

April 5th, the Fry Street Quartet will perform a new work they have commissioned by Chicago pianist and singer Clarice Assad, as well as music by Benjamin Britten.  Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, Suite 350A, Chicago.  Tickets go on sale July 1st at www.guarnerihall.org.

April 9th, 7:30 pm, April 10th, 3:00 pm, New Philharmonic: “West Side Story” in Concert" New Philharmonic, orchestra in residence at the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Belushi Performance Hall, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $53.  FYI (630) 942-4000, or www.atthemac.org.

April 12th & 13th, Innovative cellist Oliver Herbert and Naumberg-award-winning pianist Xiaohui Yang in performances of the Complete Beethoven Cello Sonatas.  Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, Suite 350A, Chicago.  Tickets go on sale July 1st at www.guarnerihall.org.

April 13th through May 29th, "Ragtime" Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

April 14th through May 15th, "Intimate Apparel" Northlight Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.  FYI (847) 673-6300  www.northlight.org/subscribe.

April 15th through May 29th, "Emma's Child"  City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave (Inside Edgewater Presbyterian Church), Chicago.  $25-$30.  FYI (773) 293-3682 or www.citylit.org.  

April 17th, 2:00 pm, Social by Nature with photographer Ronan Donovan, National Geographic Live Series, Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets to individual productions will go on sale on October 27th.  FYI https://tickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/

April 20th through May 22nd, "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" Citadel Theatre Company, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest.  $40-$45.  FYI (847) 735-8554, ext. 1 or www.citadeltheatre.org 

April 23rd & 29th, 7:30 pm, May 1st, 3:00 pm, "Quamino's Map" Chicago Opera Theater, Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan, Chicago.    Subscriptions ($135-$450) available nowsingle tickets on sale August 1st.  FYI (312) 704-8414 or www.cot.org

April 23rd through May 29th, "All's Well That Ends Well" Courtyard Theater, Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

April 27th through May 8thSpring Program: Of Mice and Men and Balanchine’s Serenade, Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.

April 28th through June 12th, "Seagull" by Anton Chekhov, translated, adapted & directed by Yasen Peyankov, NEW Round Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org

May 4th through June 19th, Chicago Premiere, "The Luckiest" Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark Street, Chicago.  FYI (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com

May 12th through June 12th, "Two Trains Running" Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

May 16thDempster St. Pro Musica returns with Spring Strings: music by Mozart, Stravinsky, and Beethoven played by the Lincoln Quartet, violinists Qing Hou and Lei Hou, violist Lawrence Neuman, and cellist Kenneth Olsen.  Guarneri Hall, 11 East Adams, Suite 350A, Chicago.  Tickets go on sale July 1st at www.guarnerihall.org.

May 20th & 21st, 7:30 pm, May 22nd, 2:00 pm, Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg - Russian Hamlet, Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets to individual productions will go on sale on October 27th.  FYI https://tickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/

May 25th through June 26th, World Premiere Musical Event, "It Came from Outer Space" Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

May 27th through July 10th, "The Outsiders" Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org.  

May 29th, 7:00 pm, "Aretha Rising" Maestro Scott Speck conducts the Chicago Philharmonic, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E Randolph St, Chicago.  Single tickets begin at $25.  On sale July 19th.  FYI www.chicagophilharmonic.org.  

June (TBA), "Hurricane Diane" starring Kelli Simkins, Theater Wit, 1229 N. Belmont Ave., Chicago.   FYI (773) 975-8150 or www.TheaterWit.org.  

June 3rd through 19th, "The Sound of Music" Footlight Players of Michigan City, Footlight Theatre, 1705 Franklin Street, Michigan City.  FYI (219)874-4035 or www.footlightplayers.org 

June 10th through July 31st, "Steel Magnolias" Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

June 10th through August 7th, "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago.  FYI www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com.

June 11th, 7:30pm, Giordano Dance Chicago, Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago.  Tickets to individual productions will go on sale on October 27th.  FYI https://tickets.auditoriumtheatre.org/

June 16th through July 24th, "Choir Boy" by Tarell Alvin McCraney, Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org

June 28th through July 10th, "My Fair Lady" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

July 1st through August 14th, "The Playboy of the Western World"  City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave (Inside Edgewater Presbyterian Church), Chicago.  $29-$34.  FYI (773) 293-3682 or www.citylit.org.  

July 7th through August 7th, Ken Ludwig’s "Dear Jack, Dear Louise" Northlight Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.  FYI (847) 673-6300  www.northlight.org/subscribe.

July 12th through August 7th, "Get Out Alive" Haven Theatre at the Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  FYI www.havenchi.org.  

July 19th through 31st, 50th Anniversary North American tour "Jesus Christ Superstar" Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

July 19th through August 21st, "The Devil Wears Prada" Broadway in Chicago, James M. Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

August 26th through October 30th, "Clue: The Musical" Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago.  FYI www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com.

September through October, "The Tempest" directed by Sheldon Epps, Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

*** Family & Children's Entertainment
Read more