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From musicals to storefront plays and improv, there’s a seat waiting for you at one of our 200+ theatres. Explore these shows currently playing in Chicago. Find More Shows On Stage Now.

West Side Story
Musical
Runs May 03 - Jun 02, 2019
The Children
Drama
Runs Apr 18 - Jun 09, 2019
Too Heavy For Your Pocket
Too Heavy for Your Pocket
Drama
Runs Apr 24 - Jun 29, 2019
The Magic Parlour
Magic
Runs Jan 11 - Jul 27, 2019
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
New Work
Runs May 08 - Aug 04, 2019
Hamilton
Musical
Runs Sep 27, 2016 - Sep 08, 2019
Drunk Shakespeare
Classic, Comedy, Improv
Runs May 02 - Nov 30, 2019
The Infinite Wrench
Experimental
Runs Dec 28, 2018 - Dec 29, 2019

2019 is the Year of Chicago Theatre. This citywide, year-long focus on theatre is the first of its kind in the U.S.

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Featured Comedies

Chicago is the birthplace of improv and an international center for comedy with renowned institutions like The Second City and iO. No visit to Chicago is complete without seeing a comedy at one of our theatres. Find More Comedies.

Having It All
Comedy, Improv
Runs May 07 - May 28, 2019
Algorithm Nation or The Static Quo
Comedy
Runs Sep 18, 2018 - Sep 06, 2019
Superhuman
Comedy, Improv
Runs Mar 19 - Jul 30, 2019
Into the Breeches!
Comedy
Runs May 09 - Jun 16, 2019

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To truly fall in love with Chicago, you must go to our theatres. This is where the city bares its fearless soul.
From Broadway musicals to storefront plays and improv, there’s always a seat waiting for you at one of our 200+ theatres.
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Featured Neighborhoods: Andersonville/Edgewater

Located north of downtown, the Andersonville and Edgewater neighborhoods are home to many storefront theatre companies as well as a thriving restaurant and shopping scene. Get out into the neighborhoods and explore Chicago. Find More Shows in this Area.

Life On Paper
New Work
Runs May 21 - Jun 22, 2019
Mad Beat Hip and Gone
Comedy/Drama
Runs Apr 26 - Jun 01, 2019
The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 3
Comedy
Runs Apr 25 - Aug 31, 2019
The Undeniable Sound of Right Now
Comedy/Drama
Runs May 02 - Jun 16, 2019

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See a new show every month and take pride in the unique, risky, bold, and incredible new work happening on Chicago stages.

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