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Current & Upcoming Musicals

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

FUN HOME
Musical
Runs Aug 03 - Sep 18, 2022
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Musical
Runs Jul 15 - Sep 11, 2022
The Devil Wears Prada
Musical
Runs Jul 19 - Aug 21, 2022
Zorro: The Musical
Musical
Runs Aug 11 - Aug 21, 2022

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2022 Summer Theatre Guide

Experience what makes Chicago America’s Theatre City this summer. Our Summer Theatre Guide highlights shows throughout the summer in the city and the suburbs.

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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

The Playboy of the Western World
Comedy
Runs Jul 01 - Aug 14, 2022
Zorro: The Musical
Musical
Runs Aug 11 - Aug 21, 2022
Cruel Intentions: The 90s Musical
Musical
Runs Jun 09 - Aug 21, 2022
Failure: A Love Story
Drama
Runs Jul 21 - Sep 04, 2022
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Musical
Runs Jul 15 - Sep 11, 2022
Campaigns, Inc.
Comedy/Drama, New Work
Runs Aug 03 - Sep 18, 2022
Zabrecky: The Zabrecky Hour
Magic, Performance Art
Runs Jul 21 - Sep 24, 2022
Do the Right Thing, No Worries If Not
Comedy, Improv
Runs Apr 28 - Dec 31, 2022

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New Work

Break your routine and be one of the first to see these world premiere or new-to-Chicago productions. Find More New Work

Campaigns, Inc.
Comedy/Drama, New Work
Runs Aug 03 - Sep 18, 2022
Amplify Series Two Screening
New Work
Runs Aug 13 - Aug 14, 2022
The Infinite Wrench
Experimental, New Work
Runs Feb 19 - Aug 28, 2022
The Light (North Lawndale)
New Work, Outdoor
Aug 18, 2022

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Share Your Theatre Experiences

Seeing a show this week? When you share your theatre experiences on Instagram or Twitter, tag @ChicagoPlays for a chance to be featured on our account!

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Outdoor Theatre

Enjoy summer in Chicago and experience amazing theatre in neighborhoods across the city. See a Show Outside

A Midsummer Night's Dream (South Loop)
Classic, Outdoor
Runs Aug 12 - Aug 14, 2022
Summer on the Patio Series: Malapert Love
Drama, Outdoor
Runs Aug 07 - Aug 28, 2022
The Winter's Tale
Classic, Outdoor
Runs Jul 14 - Aug 20, 2022
Broadway in your Backyard 2022 (Gold Coast)
Music, Outdoor
Aug 16, 2022

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