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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.

Hoodoo Love
Runs Oct 31 - Dec 22, 2019
Twelfth Night
Classic, Comedy
Runs Dec 05 - Dec 22, 2019
Q Brothers Christmas Carol
Holiday, Musical
Runs Nov 29 - Dec 23, 2019
Burning Bluebeard
Runs Dec 13 - Dec 27, 2019
The Light in the Piazza
Runs Dec 14 - Dec 29, 2019
I’m Not a Comedian…I’m Lenny Bruce
Runs Nov 07 - Dec 29, 2019
The Santaland Diaries
Comedy, Holiday
Runs Nov 29 - Dec 29, 2019
Monty Python's Spamalot
Runs Aug 30 - 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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Holiday-Themed Productions

Every year, dozens of companies present thrilling holiday productions throughout Chicago’s neighborhoods and suburbs. Get into the holiday spirit with a show at a Chicago theatre. Explore Holiday Shows.

Elf the Musical Jr
Children's/Family, Holiday
Runs Dec 13 - Dec 15, 2019
Filament Holiday Special
Children's/Family, Holiday
Dec 14, 2019
The Annoyance Christmas Pageant 2019
Children's/Family, Comedy, Holiday
Runs Nov 23 - Dec 28, 2019
A Christmas Carol
Children's/Family, Holiday
Runs Dec 12 - Dec 22, 2019

…in the mood for something different?

2019 Holiday 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 holiday season? Browse the digital version of our 2019 Holiday Theatre Guide or pick up a FREE booklet at Hot Tix locations.

Featured Neighborhood: Wicker Park/Bucktown

Located just northwest of downtown, the easily-accessible Wicker Park/Bucktown area is a creative hub for many theatre companies as well as restaurants, bars, and shopping. Get out into the neighborhoods and explore Chicago. Get out into the neighborhoods and explore Chicago. Find More Shows in this Area.

Always...Patsy Cline
Runs Nov 16, 2019 - Jan 04, 2020
The Nutcracker
Children's/Family, Holiday
Runs Nov 08 - Dec 29, 2019
Another Medea
Runs Nov 30 - Dec 28, 2019
The White Plague
Drama, Experimental
Runs Dec 05, 2019 - Jan 11, 2020

…or see what’s onstage in another neighborhood:

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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