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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.

Life On Paper
New Work
Runs May 21 - Jun 22, 2019
La Havana Madrid
Musical
Runs May 11 - Jun 30, 2019
Miracle
Musical, New Work
Runs May 15 - Jul 14, 2019
Ms. Blakk for President
Comedy/Drama, New Work
Runs May 23 - Jul 14, 2019
The Magic Parlour
Magic
Runs Jan 11 - Jul 27, 2019
Southern Gothic
Comedy/Drama, New Work
Runs Jan 02 - Jul 28, 2019
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Musical
Runs Jun 14 - Jul 28, 2019
SIX
Musical
Runs May 14 - Aug 04, 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 Musicals

If you are looking for a musical to see then you’re in the right place. No visit to Chicago is complete without seeing a toe-tapping show at one of our 200+ theatres. Find More Musicals.

Hamilton
Musical
Runs Sep 27, 2016 - Jan 05, 2020
Roald Dahl's Matilda
Musical
Runs Apr 26 - Jun 23, 2019
Miracle
Musical, New Work
Runs May 15 - Jul 14, 2019
Next to Normal
Musical
Runs May 08 - Jun 30, 2019

…in the mood for a different genre?

2019 Summer Guide to Chicago Theatre

2019 Summer Theatre Guide

The spirit of Chicago theatre is found in all of our neighborhoods, from downtown theatres to behind the storefronts, in a diverse collection of over 200 dynamic theatres. From musicals to plays to comedy, theatre is for everyone in Chicago.

Not sure what to see this summer? Browse the digital version of our 2019 Summer Theatre Guide or pick up a FREE booklet at Hot Tix locations.

Featured Neighborhood: Lincoln Park

Located just north of downtown, the easily-accessible Lincoln Park community is a creative hub for many theatre companies along with a thriving restaurant, shopping and bar scene. Get out into the neighborhoods and explore Chicago. Find More Shows in this Area.

The Second City’s Totally Bonkers Improv Showdown
Comedy
Runs Jun 12 - Jul 31, 2019
Ms. Blakk for President
Comedy/Drama, New Work
Runs May 23 - Jul 14, 2019
If I Forget
Comedy/Drama
Runs Jun 07 - Jul 07, 2019
Miracle
Musical, New Work
Runs May 15 - Jul 14, 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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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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