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Thank you for checking in at Chicagoplays. During this national emergency most of our theatres have suspended operations. You will find a few shows here with future performances. We hope to be back in full force soon.

In the meantime if you want to support theatre in Chicago any of the following would be greatly appreciated:

  • Make a donation to the Chicago Theatre Workers Relief Fund.
  • Buy a season subscription for next season to your favorite theatre.
  • Buy a ticket for a future production.
  • Make a donation in any amount to your favorite non-profit theatre.
Please stay safe and healthy and we look forward to seeing you at the theatre soon.

Shows On Stage Now

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.

The Terrible Tragedy of Peter Pan
Comedy/Drama
Apr 04, 2020
Methtacular!
Comedy
Runs Mar 19 - Apr 04, 2020
Mothers and Sons
Comedy/Drama
Apr 16, 2020
Teenage Dick
Teenage Dick
Comedy/Drama
Runs Mar 06 - Apr 19, 2020

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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Family Shows

There’s something for everyone at Chicago theatres. Bring out the whole family for a show this winter. Explore Children/Family Shows.

Whose Horizontal Line Is It Anyway?
Children's/Family, Comedy
Runs Apr 21 - Apr 24, 2020
The Seussification of Romeo & Juliet
Children's/Family, Comedy, Literary Adaptation
Runs Apr 30 - May 02, 2020
That's Weird, Grandma: A Hip-Hopera
Children's/Family, Comedy
Runs May 08 - May 23, 2020
Lookingglass Alice
Children's/Family, Literary Adaptation
Runs May 13 - Aug 16, 2020

…in the mood for something different?


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.
You’re in the right place. Book your next show today!

Featured Neighborhood: Lakeview

Located north of downtown, the Lakeview neighborhood is home to many theatre companies and the Belmont Theatre District, as well as a busy restaurant and shopping scene. Get out into the neighborhoods and explore Chicago. Find More Shows in this Area.

Kill Move Paradise
Comedy/Drama
Runs Apr 01 - Apr 19, 2020
Teenage Dick
Teenage Dick
Comedy/Drama
Runs Mar 06 - Apr 19, 2020
Mothers and Sons
Comedy/Drama
Apr 16, 2020
Make Me Laugh Win My Money
Comedy
Runs Apr 19 - May 24, 2020

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