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Current & Upcoming Musicals

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

A Magical Cirque Christmas
Circus, Holiday, Musical
Runs Dec 06 - Dec 11, 2022
Dear Evan Hansen
Musical
Runs Dec 06 - Dec 31, 2022
A Christmas Story, the Musical
Holiday, Musical
Runs Nov 02, 2022 - Jan 01, 2023
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

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
The Twenty-Sided Tavern
Comedy
Runs Oct 27, 2022 - Jan 15, 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

Jingle Bell Rock with Michael Ingersoll and Christopher Kale Jones
Cabaret, Holiday
Runs Dec 04 - Dec 05, 2022
Best of the Holidays
Holiday, Improv
Runs Nov 21 - Dec 31, 2022
A Christmas Carol in the Dark
Audio Play/Podcast, Holiday
Runs Nov 17, 2022 - Jan 01, 2023
Winnie the Pooh: A Holiday Tail
Children's/Family, Holiday
Runs Dec 05 - Dec 07, 2022

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

Jack Off the Beanstalk
Cabaret, Comedy
Runs Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2022
Among the Dead
Comedy/Drama
Runs Nov 04 - Dec 11, 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

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