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Live Productions Coming Soon:

October 4th, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, The 28th Annual Black Theater Alliance/Ira Aldridge Awards, The Black Theater Alliance Awards, Inc. (BTAA).  The Conaway Center, Columbia College Chicago, 1104 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago.  $30 for nominees, $50 for guests.  Mail Check or Money Order payable to The Black Theater Alliance Awards, Inc. to Vincent Williams; The Black Theater Alliance Awards, Inc. 412 East 43rd Street, #305; Chicago, IL. 60653.

October 4th through 29th, World Premier, 1919, Ensemble Theatre in Honor of Helen Zell, Steppenwolf for Young Adults, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org

October 5th through November 20th, BULL: A Love Story, Paramount Theatre's Bold Series, Copley Theatre, North Island Center, 8 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora.  FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.  

October 7th through 16th, Four Old Broads, Footlight Players, Footlight Theatre, 1705 Franklin Street, Michigan City.  FYI (219) 874-4035 or www.footlightplayers.org.  

October 7th through 22nd, Misery, Chicago Street Theater, 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso.  $20-$22.  FYI (219) 464-1636 or www.chicagostreet.org.  

October 7th through November 13th, Swing State, Owen Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org. 

October 8th, 7:30 pm, Midwest premiere of the song cycle The Brightness of Light and a medley from the Great American Songbook with Renée Fleming and Rod Gilfry.  Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

October 8th & 9th, West Side Story, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St. South Bend.  FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.  

October 12th through 23rd, Beyond Borders, including Suite Saint-Saëns, a World Premiere choreographed by Chanel DaSilva and Vespertine, Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.

October 12th through November 6th, Detroit '67, TheatreSquared, 477 W. Spring Street in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas.  $20-$54.  FYI (479) 777-7477 or theatre2.org/subscribe.

October 12th through November 20th, American Premiere, Routes, Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont, Chicago.  FYI www.remybumppo.org

October 13th through January 1st, Clue, Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago.  FYI www.MercuryTheaterChicago.com.

October 14th through 23rd, Done to Death, Beatniks on Conkey, 420 Conkey Street, Hammond.  (219) 852-0848 or www.beatniksonconkey.com. 

October 15th, 2:00 & 8:00 pm, Staged Concert Presentation of Children of Eden, Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago. $45-$95.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

October 15th through November 7th, World Premiere, Last Ascent, The New Coordinates at The Den Theatre,  1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago.  FYI Den Box Office (773) 697-3830 or thenewcoordinates.org 

October 17th, 6:00 pm, Joseph Jefferson Awards for Equity TheaterDrury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace.  FYI www.jeffawards.org.  

October 20th through November 13th, Camelot, 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

October 20th through November 19th, World Premiere, The Locusts, The Gift Theatre, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago.  FYI (773) 283-7071 or thegifttheatre.org.  

October 20th through November 20th, Julius Caesar, Reginald Vaughn Theater, Invictus Theatre Company, 1106 W. Thorndale Avenue, Chicago.  $30-$35.  FYI www.invictustheatreco.com

October 21st through 30th, The Outsiders, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St. South Bend.  FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.  

**** October 21st through November 4thImagine U: “Me…Jane: The Dreams and Adventures of Young Jane Goodall” Northwestern University, Wirtz Center, Josephine Louis Theater, 20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston.  Ages 5 & up.  FYI https://wirtz.northwestern.edu/imagine-u-mejane-the-dreams-adventures-of...

October 21st through November 27th, Measure for Measure (set in Cuba), directed by Harry Godinez, Courtyard Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

October 21st through December 4th, The Mark of Kane, City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave (Inside Edgewater Presbyterian Church), Chicago.  $29-$34.  FYI (773) 293-3682 or www.citylit.org.  

October 22nd, 5:00 - 7:30 pm, Halloween Special: Slumber Podcast Massacre in person featuring Tim Gleason & Andy Urschel.  Cash bar & hors d'oevres.  8:00 pm, Misery. Chicago Street Theater, 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso.  $20-$22.  FYI (219) 464-1636 or www.chicagostreet.org.  

October 22nd through November 27th, Blue Heaven, Black Ensemble Theater, Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street,  Chicago.  $50-$55.  FYI (773) 769-4451 or www.blackensemble.org.

October 27th through January 15thThe Twenty-Sided Tavern, Broadway in ChicagoBroadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut, Chicago.  $40-$65.  www.thetwentysidedtavern.com  FYI  (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

October 29th through November 13th, American Son, Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes Ave., Evanston.  $30.  FYI (847) 866-5914 or www.fjtheatre.com.

October 29th through November 19th, Plaid as Hell, Babes with Blades, Factory Theater, 1623 Howard Street, Chicago.  www.babeswithblades.org. 

October 29th through November 27th, RENT, Porchlight Music Theatre, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N Dearborn St., Chicago.  FYI (773) 777-9884 or PorchlightMusicTheatre.org

October 30th through November 27th, Blue Heaven, Black Ensemble Theater, Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street,  Chicago.  $50-$55.  FYI (773) 769-4451 or www.blackensemble.org.   

November 2nd through December 4th, Jeeves Intervenes, First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83, Oak Brook.  FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org

November 2nd through December 18th, Trouble in Mind, TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago.  $42-$57.  FYI (773) 281-8463 x6 or timelinetheatre.com 

November 2nd through January 1st, A Christmas Story, The Musical, Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.  FYI (847) 634-0200 or www.marriotttheatre.com

November 4th through 13th, The Full Monty, South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St. South Bend.  FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.  

November 4th through 20th, Ragtime, 4th Street Theater, 125 N. Fourth Street, Chesterton.  FYI (219) 926-7875 or www.4thstreetncca.com.  

November 9th through 25th, Don Carlos, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

November 9th through December 19th, Stones in His Pockets, TheatreSquared, 477 W. Spring Street in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas.  $20-$54.  FYI (479) 777-7477 or theatre2.org/subscribe.

**** November 9th through January 8th, Sound of Music, Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

**** November 9th through January 9th, Elf the Musical, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

November 10th through December 11th, World Premiere, A Mile in the Dark, Co-Produced by Interrobang Theatre Project and Rivendell Theatre Ensemble.  Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue, Chicago $28-$38.  FYI (773) 334-7728 or www.RivendellTheatre.org

November 10th through December 18th, Trouble in Mind, TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 281-8463 x6 or timelinetheatre.com.

November 11th through 20th, As You Like It, Northwestern University, Wirtz Center, Ethel M Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston.  FYI  (847) 491-7282 or wirtz@northwestern.edu 

November 11th through December 4th, The Island, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

November 12th through December 11th, Dooby Dooby Moo, KidSeries, Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago.  $35-$35  FYI (773) 761- 4477 or www.lifelinetheatre.com

November 13th through 26th, Le Comte Ory, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

**** November 13th through January 8th, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Lookingglass Theatre in Water ToWorld Premiere, wer Water Works, 821 N. Michigan, Chicago.  FYI (312) 337-0665, www.lookingglasstheatre.org

November 15th through December 31stThe Wizard of Oz, Marriott's Theatre for Young Audiences, Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.  FYI (847) 634-0200 or www.marriotttheatre.com/shows/childrens-theatre

November 16th through December 18th, It Runs in the Family, Citadel Theatre, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest.  $40-$45.  FYI (847) -735-8554, ext. 1 or www.citadeltheatre.org 

November 17th through December 17th, American Premiere, Strictly-for-adults Holiday Panto (pantomime), Jack Off the Beanstalk, PrideArts, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago.  FYI (773) 857-0222 or www.pridearts.org 

November 17th through December 17thMosque4Mosque, About Face Theatre, The Den, 1331 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago.  Pay-what-you-can tickets ($5-$35) on sale Sept. 15th.  FYI www.aboutfacetheatre.com.  

November 17th through December 18th, Seasons Greetings, Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), in residence at the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.atthemac.org 

November 17th through January 14thDisney’s The Lion King, Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St., Chicago.  FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

November 18th through 20th, be mean to me, Northwestern University, Wirtz Center, Hal & Martha Hyer Wallis Theater, 1949 Campus Drive, Evanston.  FYI  (847) 491-7282 or wirtz@northwestern.edu 

**** November 19th through December 24th, Saturdays & Sundays at 9:30 & 11:30 am, The Beatrix Potter Holiday Tea Party, Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S. Racine, Chicago.  Ages 2 - 6.  Tickets start at $45 including both show and tea party.  FYI chicagochildrenstheatre.org

November 19th through December 31st, 45th Annual production of  A Christmas Carol, Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org. 

**** November 25th, 26th, 27th, College of DuPage Theater: Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”, McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage (COD), 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  $16 Adult, $14 Youth.  FYI  (630) 942-4000 pr www.AtTheMAC.org.

**** November 25th through December 17th, Twas the Night before Christmas, Chicago Street Theater, 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso.  $20-$22.  FYI (219) 464-1636 or www.chicagostreet.org.  

November 25th through December 18th, Title X, Artemisia Theatre, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago.  $25-$40.  FYI (773) 975-8150, TheaterWit.org or artemisiatheatre.org 

November 25th through December 24th, Rolling World Premiere, Georgiana & Kitty: Christmas at Pemberley, Northlight Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.  FYI (847) 673-6300  www.northlight.org/subscribe.

November 25th through December 30th, A Christmas Carol, The Theatre for Young Audiences, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

November 26th, A Christmas Carol.  Conceived & Performaed by Grant Fitch, 4th Street Theater, 125 N. Fourth Street, Chesterton.  FYI (219) 926-7875 or www.4thstreetncca.com.  

November 29th through December 24th, Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre, Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.  FYI (847) 242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

December/January, 2023Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins, Strawdog Theatre, The Edge Theater Off-Broadway, 1133 W. Catalpa Ave., Chicago.  www.strawdog.org.

December 1st through 18th, New Stages Festival, Owen Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org. 

**** December 1st through 24th, A Christmas Carol, West Stage, TheatreSquared, 477 W. Spring Street in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas.  $20-$54.  FYI (479) 777-7477 or theatre2.org/subscribe.

December 1st through 31stThe Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque©, Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln, Chicago.  FYI (773) 404-7336 or www.greenhousetheater.org/.    

December 1st through January 15th, World Premiere, Bold Sisters, Ensemble Theatre in Honor of Helen Zell, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org

**** December 2nd through 18th, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Jr. South Bend Civic Theatre, 403 N Main St. South Bend.  FYI (574) 234-1112 or www.sbct.org.  

**** December 3rd through 27th, The Nutcracker, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.

December 6th through 11thA Magical Cirque Christmas, MagicSpace Entertainment, Broadway In Chicago’s CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago.  FYI www.BroadwayInChicago.com or www.MagicalCirqueChristmas.com.

December 6th through 31st, Dear Evan Hansen, Broadway in Chicago, James M. Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

December 7th & 8th, Porchlight Revisits The Apple Tree, Porchlight Music Theatre, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N Dearborn St., Chicago.  FYI (773) 777-9884 or PorchlightMusicTheatre.org

**** December 9th through 18th, Elf the Musical Jr., Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Ave., Valparaiso.  $21-$23.  FYI (219) 548-9137 or www.memorialoperahouse.com

December 10th, 11th, 17th, & 18th, Black Ensemble's Christmas Cabaret, Black Ensemble Theater, Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street,  Chicago.  $50-$55.  FYI (773) 769-4451 or www.blackensemble.org.  

December 14th through January 15th, World Premiere, Little Women, adapted by Heather Chrisler, First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83, Oak Brook.  FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org

December 15th through January 1st, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, 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

Coming in 2023

January (TBA), Chicago Shakespeare Slam!  In high schools across the region & on stage at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

January 13th through February 12th, the ripple, the wave that carried me home, A Co-Production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Owen Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org. 

January 13th through February 26th, The Birthday Party, City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave (Inside Edgewater Presbyterian Church), Chicago.  $29-$34.  FYI (773) 293-3682 or www.citylit.org.  

January 14th through February 12th, Cabaret, Porchlight Music Theatre, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N Dearborn St., Chicago.  FYI (773) 777-9884 or PorchlightMusicTheatre.org

January 17th through 29th, Chicago, Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago.  FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

January 18th through February 26th, And Neither Have I Wings To Fly, First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83, Oak Brook.  FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org

January 19th through February 19th, Andy Warhol in Iran,  Northlight Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.  FYI (847) 673-6300  www.northlight.org/subscribe.

January 20th through February 18th, One in Two, PrideArts, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago.  FYI (773) 857-0222 or www.pridearts.org 

January 25th through February 5th, Hansel and Gretel, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

January 25th through February 19th, VietgoneTheatreSquared, 477 W. Spring Street in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas.  $20-$54.  FYI (479) 777-7477 or theatre2.org/subscribe.

January 25th through March 8th, A Chorus Line, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Oakbrook Terrace. FYI (630) 530-0111 or www.drurylaneoakbrook.com. TicketMaster (312) 559-1212 or www.ticketmaster.com.

January 26th through February 19th, Wuthering Heights, A co-production with the National Theatre, Wise Children, Bristol Old Vic and York Theatre Royal in association with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, In the Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

January 27th through February 5th, Blood Wedding, Northwestern University, Wirtz Center, Josephine Louis Theater, 20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston.  FYI  (847) 491-7282 or wirtz@northwestern.edu 

January 28th through February 26th, Toni Stone, Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org. 

February 1st through March 19th, Into the Woods, Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

February 1st through March 19th, World Premiere, Boulevard of Bold Dreams, TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago.  $42-$57.  FYI (773) 281-8463 x6 or timelinetheatre.com 

February 2nd through March 5th, Andy Warhol's Tomato, Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), in residence at the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.  FYI (630) 942-4000 or www.atthemac.org 

February 3rd through 12th, The Factotum, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

February 8th, 7:00 pm, Porchlight Revisits I Am A Camera, Porchlight Music Theatre, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N Dearborn St., Chicago.  FYI (773) 777-9884 or PorchlightMusicTheatre.org

February 8th through March 12th, The Christians, Citadel Theatre, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest.  $40-$45.  FYI (847) -735-8554, ext. 1 or www.citadeltheatre.org 

February 8th through March 19th, Anna in the Tropics, Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont, Chicago.  FYI www.remybumppo.org

February 8th through April 23rd, World Premiere, Villette, Lookingglass Theatre in Water ToWorld Premiere, wer Water Works, 821 N. Michigan, Chicago.  FYI (312) 337-0665, www.lookingglasstheatre.org

February 10th through 25th, The Play that Goes Wrong, Chicago Street Theater, 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso.  $20-$22.  FYI (219) 464-1636 or www.chicagostreet.org.  

February 10th through March 5th, Fen, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

February 14th through March 11th, World Premiere, Chlorine Sky, Ensemble Theatre in Honor of Helen Zell, Steppenwolf for Young Adults, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org

February 15th through 26th, Anna Karenina, Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.

February 15th through March 5th, Les Misérables, Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

February 16th through March 18th, World Premiere, Boulevard of Bold Dreams, TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 281-8463 x6 or timelinetheatre.com.

February 16th through March 19th, The Mountaintop, Reginald Vaughn Theater, Invictus Theatre Company, 1106 W. Thorndale Avenue, Chicago.  $30-$35.  FYI www.invictustheatreco.com

February 16th through March 26th, Once, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre, Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.  FYI (847) 242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

February 17th through 26th, Violet, Northwestern University, Wirtz Center, Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston.  FYI  (847) 491-7282 or wirtz@northwestern.edu 

February 18th through March 19th, Extra Yarn, KidSeries, Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago.  $35-$35  FYI (773) 761- 4477 or www.lifelinetheatre.com

February 21st through 26th, Cats, 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 24th through March 5thImagine U: The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack KeatsNorthwestern University, Wirtz Center, Hal & Martha Hyer Wallis Theater, 1949 Campus Drive, Evanston.  Ages 3 and up. FYI  (847) 491-7282 or wirtz@northwestern.edu 

February 28th through March 12th, 1776, Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago.  FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

March 1st through April 9th, Sanctuary City, TheatreSquared, 477 W. Spring Street in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas.  $20-$54.  FYI (479) 777-7477 or theatre2.org/subscribe.

March 2nd through April 9th, Chicago Premiere, Describe the Night, Ensemble Theatre in Honor of Helen Zell, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org

March 3rd through 5th, Danceworks 2023, Northwestern University, Wirtz Center, Josephine Louis Theater, 20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston.  FYI  (847) 491-7282 or wirtz@northwestern.edu 

March 3rd through April 2nd, Loyalina, Owen Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org. 

March 7th through 19th, Annie, Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

March 8th through April 9th, Twelfth Night, First Folio Theatre, Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83, Oak Brook.  FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org

March 9th through March 26th, Chicago Premiere, Right To Be Forgotten, Raven Theatre, East Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville), Chicago.  FYI  (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.  

March 9th through April 2nd, Avenue Q, 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

March 10th through April 16th, The Comedy of Errors, Courtyard Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago FYI (312) 595-5600 or www.chicagoshakes.com

March 11th through April 7th, Carmen, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

March 14th through April 2nd, Tina - The Tina Turner 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. 

March 16th through April 15th, Chicago Premiere, Gently Down the Stream, PrideArts, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago.  FYI (773) 857-0222 or www.pridearts.org 

March 24th through April 8th, Proximity, Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

March 27th, 6:00 pm, Joseph Jefferson Awards for Non-Equity TheaterPark West, 322 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago.  FYI www.jeffawards.org.  

March 28th through April 16th, The Book of Mormon, Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

April/May, Yoga Play, Strawdog Theatre, Bramble Arts Loft, 5545 N. Clark St., Chicago.  FYI www.strawdog.org.

April 1st through 30th, The Cherry Orchard, Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org. 

April 4th through 16th, A Soldier's Play, Broadway in Chicago, CIBC Theatre, 18 W. Monroe, Chicago.  FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

April 5th through May 14th, World Premiere, God's Spies, Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont, Chicago.  FYI www.remybumppo.org

April 6th through May 28th, Chicago Premiere, Is God Is, A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells, Chicago.  FYI (312) 943-8722 or www.aredorchidtheatre.org.

April 8th through May 14th, Chicago Premiere, Last Night and the Night Before, Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org

**** April 10th through June 4th, Saturdays & Sundays at 9:30 & 11:30 am, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S. Racine, Chicago.  For all ages 6 months and up.  Tickets start at $25 including both show and tea party.  FYI chicagochildrenstheatre.org

April 11th through 23rd, Jagged Little Pill, Broadway in Chicago, James M. Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

April 12th through May 28th, School of Rock, Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd, Aurora. FYI (630) 896-6666 or www.paramountaurora.com.

April 13th through May 14th, The Porch on Windy Hill: a new play with old music,  Northlight Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.  FYI (847) 673-6300  www.northlight.org/subscribe.

April 14th through 29th, Rent, Chicago Street Theater, 154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso.  $22-$25.  FYI (219) 464-1636 or www.chicagostreet.org.  

April 19th through 30th, Chicago Premiere, The Little Mermaid, Joffrey Ballet, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI (312) 386-8905 or www.joffrey.org.

April 19th through May 14th, Chicken and Biscuits, TheatreSquared, 477 W. Spring Street in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas.  $20-$54.  FYI (479) 777-7477 or theatre2.org/subscribe.

April 19th through May 21st, Airness, Citadel Theatre, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest.  $40-$45.  FYI (847) -735-8554, ext. 1 or www.citadeltheatre.org 

April 21st through 30th, Indecent, Northwestern University, Wirtz Center, Josephine Louis Theater, 20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston.  FYI  (847) 491-7282 or wirtz@northwestern.edu 

April 28th through May 28th, Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s production of Antonio’s Song / I Was Dreaming of a Son, Owen Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org. 

April 28th through June 18th, From the Mississippi Delta, Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago.  $35-$35  FYI (773) 761- 4477 or www.lifelinetheatre.com

May/June, The Importance of Being Ernest, Strawdog Theatre, Bramble Arts Loft, 5545 N. Clark St., Chicago.  FYI www.strawdog.org.

May 4th through June 3rd, Gender Play, or what you Will, About Face Theatre, The Den, 1331 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago.  Pay-what-you-can tickets ($5-$35) on sale Sept. 15th.  FYI www.aboutfacetheatre.com.  

May 5th through 14th, The 92nd Waa-Mu Show, Northwestern University, Wirtz Center, Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson Street, Evanston.  FYI  (847) 491-7282 or wirtz@northwestern.edu 

May 5th through June 18th, Aztec Human Sacrifice, City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave (Inside Edgewater Presbyterian Church), Chicago.  $29-$34.  FYI (773) 293-3682 or www.citylit.org.  

May 6th through June 1stErnest Shackleton Loves Me, In association with Skylight Music Theater, Porchlight Music Theatre, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N Dearborn St., Chicago.  FYI (773) 777-9884 or PorchlightMusicTheatre.org

May 11th through June 11th, American Premiere, Tango, PrideArts, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago.  FYI (773) 857-0222 or www.pridearts.org 

May 11th through June 11th, The Crucible, Reginald Vaughn Theater, Invictus Theatre Company, 1106 W. Thorndale Avenue, Chicago.  $30-$35.  FYI www.invictustheatreco.com

May 11th through June 25th, Chicago Premiere, The October Storm, Raven Theatre, East Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville), Chicago.  FYI  (773) 338-2177 or www.raventheatre.com.  

May 12th through June 11th, The Gospel at Colonus, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago.  FYI (773) 753-4472 or www.CourtTheatre.org.

May 17th through 29th, Disney's Aladdin, Broadway in Chicago, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph, Chicago.  FYI FYI (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and www.BroadwayInChicago.com. 

May 19th through 28th, Everybody, Northwestern University, Wirtz Center, Ethel M Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston.  FYI  (847) 491-7282 or wirtz@northwestern.edu 

May 24th & 25th, Porchlight Revisits Two by Two, Porchlight Music Theatre, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N Dearborn St., Chicago.  FYI (773) 777-9884 or PorchlightMusicTheatre.org

May 24th through August 13rd, 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 1st through 25th, 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 through 25th, West Side StoryLyric Opera, Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.  FYI lyricopera.org/newseason.

June 7th through July 2nd, Pick Violet, TheatreSquared, 477 W. Spring Street in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas.  $20-$54.  FYI (479) 777-7477 or theatre2.org/subscribe.

June 13th through July 23rd, The Who's Tommy, Albert Theatre, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, Chicago.  FYI (312) 443-3800 or www.goodmantheatre.org. 

June 15th through July 23rd, 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 22nd through July 23rd, A Distinct Society, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre, Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe.  FYI (847) 242-6000 or www.writerstheatre.org.

July 6th through August 6th, Marie and Rosetta,  Northlight Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie.  FYI (847) 673-6300  www.northlight.org/subscribe.

July 13th through August 20th, No Man's Land, Downstairs Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago.  FYI (312) 335-1650 or www.steppenwolf.org

August 1st through September 2nd, MJ 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. 

August 11th through 21st, The Producers, 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

October 19th through November 12th, Lerner & Loewe's Brigadoon, 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

December 21st through 31st, Shrek: The Musical, 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

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