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

The Audition
Runs May 06 - May 20, 2019
The Second City's Improv Comedy Hour
Runs Dec 03, 2018 - May 27, 2019
People Person
Runs May 06 - May 20, 2019
Having It All
Comedy, Improv
Runs May 07 - May 28, 2019

…in the mood for a different genre?

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.

Two Days in Court
Runs Apr 12 - May 26, 2019
Life On Paper
New Work
Runs May 21 - Jun 22, 2019
Mad Beat Hip and Gone
Runs Apr 26 - Jun 01, 2019
The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Vol. 3
Runs Apr 25 - Aug 31, 2019

…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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