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Current & Upcoming Musicals

Be entertained with song and dance this season at several Chicago area theatres. Find More Musicals

The Wizard of Oz
Children's/Family, Musical
Runs Nov 15 - Dec 31, 2022
Disney's The Lion King
Children's/Family, Musical
Runs Nov 17, 2022 - Jan 14, 2023
Wicked
Musical
Runs Sep 28 - Dec 04, 2022
Elf the Musical
Children's/Family, Holiday, Musical
Runs Nov 09, 2022 - Jan 08, 2023

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2022 Holiday Theatre Guide

Don’t miss as dozens of companies present thrilling holiday productions in many neighborhoods and suburbs featured in our Holiday Theatre Guide.

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On Stage Now

Welcome back to the thrill of live theatre. Don’t miss what’s on stage right now! Find More Shows

The Mark of Kane
Drama, New Work
Runs Oct 21 - Dec 04, 2022
Our Dear Dead Drug Lord
Comedy
Runs Oct 22 - Dec 10, 2022
A Mile in the Dark
Drama, New Work
Runs Nov 10 - Dec 11, 2022
Mosque4Mosque
Comedy, Drama, New Work
Runs Nov 17 - Dec 17, 2022
It Runs in the Family
Comedy
Runs Nov 16 - Dec 18, 2022
Do the Right Thing, No Worries If Not
Comedy, Improv
Runs Apr 28 - Dec 31, 2022
Great Altercations
Comedy, Improv
Runs Aug 12 - Dec 31, 2022
Clue
Comedy, Halloween
Runs Oct 13, 2022 - Jan 01, 2023

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Holiday Theatre in Chicago

Make your plans now to see one of these holiday plays, concerts, or musicals in and around Chicago. View More Holiday Shows

The Beatrix Potter Holiday Tea Party
Children's/Family, Holiday
Runs Nov 19 - Dec 24, 2022
A Christmas Carol
Children's/Family, Holiday
Runs Nov 25 - Dec 30, 2022
Salt Creek Ballet’s The Nutcracker
Dance, Holiday
Runs Dec 02 - Dec 03, 2022
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
Children's/Family, Dance, Holiday
Runs Nov 13, 2022 - Jan 08, 2023

Experience the awe-inspiring work of Chicago’s fearless theatre scene for just $15 or $30 (or less!) from Feb. 16 – 26, 2023.

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Edgewater/Andersonville

Explore theatre in these north side Chicago neighborhoods this fall and winter. View More

A Mile in the Dark
Drama, New Work
Runs Nov 10 - Dec 11, 2022
Jack Off the Beanstalk
Cabaret, Comedy
Runs Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2022
Our Dear Dead Drug Lord
Comedy
Runs Oct 22 - Dec 10, 2022
The Infinite Wrench
Experimental, New Work
Runs Feb 19 - Dec 11, 2022

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