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Chicago Opera Theater Logo
Soldier Songs
Opera
Runs May 14 - May 17, 2020

Music and Libretto by David T. Little Film by Bill Morrison May 14, 15, 16 & 17, 2020 Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art Conducted by COT Staley Music …

8:00PM Thu, May 14, 2020
8:00PM Fri, May 15, 2020
8:00PM Sat, May 16, 2020
2:00PM Sun, May 17, 2020
Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael "re-Imagine the Beatles"
Music
May 17, 2020

Called "Beyond Fabulous" by Chicago WFMT, Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael announce their brand new show "re-Imagine The Beatles." Celebrating their 20th anniversary as a duo, the award-winning …

6:00PM Sun, May 17, 2020
$35 – $30
Pro-Am
Comedy/Drama, New Work
Runs May 17 - Jun 21, 2020

Hey cutie. You like to watch? Don’t feel shy. Is this what you imagined? Can I tell you a secret? I’m gonna be famous one day. Don’t believe …

8:00PM Sun, May 17, 2020
8:00PM Sun, Jun 21, 2020
Reykjavík
Comedy/Drama
Runs May 18 - Jun 07, 2020

James is in Reykjavík for the Northern Lights, but they're not here. Instead he ventures into the 24-hour dark of the Icelandic winter and finds himself entangled with …

7:30PM Mon, May 18, 2020
7:30PM Sun, Jun 07, 2020
45 Plays for 45 Presidents
Comedy
Runs May 18 - Jun 26, 2020

Updated for 2020, this modern classic from the NeoFuturists is a chronological, biographical survey of the lives and presidencies of each of the (now) 45 men (so far) …

8:00PM Mon, May 18, 2020
8:00PM Fri, Jun 26, 2020
Waitress
Musical
Runs May 19 - May 24, 2020

Meet  Jenna,  a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage. Pouring her heart into her pies, she crafts …

12:00AM Tue, May 19, 2020
12:00AM Sun, May 24, 2020
Fitting In
Comedy/Drama
Runs May 20 - May 31, 2020

by Madie Doppelt directed by Lisa Portes ​ In the world of modeling, to "fit in" is to contort: socially, physically, mentally. In 1987, six young professionals seem to have fitting …

7:30PM Wed, May 20, 2020
$5 – $15
7:30PM Thu, May 21, 2020
$5 – $15
7:30PM Fri, May 22, 2020
$5 – $15
7:30PM Sat, May 23, 2020
$5 – $15
2:00PM Sun, May 24, 2020
$5 – $15
7:30PM Wed, May 27, 2020
$5 – $15
7:30PM Thu, May 28, 2020
$5 – $15
7:30PM Fri, May 29, 2020
$5 – $15
7:30PM Sat, May 30, 2020
$5 – $15
2:00PM Sun, May 31, 2020
$5 – $15
Goshen
with Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, and Quiet Water Entertainment
Dance
Runs May 22 - May 31, 2020

GOSHEN, The Story of the Exodus, brings together GRAMMY Award-winning producer, songwriter, and gospel artist Donald Lawrence and members of The Tri-City Singers, rapper Sir The Baptist, poet …

7:30PM Fri, May 22, 2020
7:30PM Sun, May 31, 2020
LOKI, The End of the World Tour
Literary Adaptation, New Work
Runs May 22 - Jul 12, 2020

Welcome to the greatest rock and roll show not on Earth! From award-winning artists George Howe and ensemble member Christina Calvit comes a world premiere rock musical based …

7:30PM Fri, May 22, 2020
8:00PM Sat, May 23, 2020
4:00PM Sun, May 24, 2020
7:30PM Fri, May 29, 2020
8:00PM Sat, May 30, 2020
4:00PM Sun, May 31, 2020
7:30PM Mon, Jun 01, 2020
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4:00PM Sat, Jun 06, 2020
8:00PM Sat, Jun 06, 2020
4:00PM Sun, Jun 07, 2020
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8:00PM Sat, Jun 13, 2020
4:00PM Sun, Jun 14, 2020
7:30PM Thu, Jun 18, 2020
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4:00PM Sat, Jun 20, 2020
8:00PM Sat, Jun 20, 2020
4:00PM Sun, Jun 21, 2020
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4:00PM Sun, Jul 12, 2020
Night Creatures
New Work
Runs May 26 - Jun 27, 2020

On a snowy day after Christmas, three New Jersey animal shelter employees hold down the fort. With the inclement weather comes a lull in the everyday bustle of …

8:00PM Tue, May 26, 2020
8:00PM Sat, Jun 27, 2020
The World Goes 'Round
Musical
Runs May 27 - Jul 26, 2020

Cabaret! Chicago! Kiss of the Spider Woman! New York, New York! Zorba! Funny Lady! THE WORLD GOES ‘ROUND is a stunning celebration of the songbook from the multi-Tony …

7:30PM Wed, May 27, 2020
7:30PM Sun, Jul 26, 2020
The Pride
Drama
Runs May 28 - Jun 28, 2020

In rotating repertory with The Country Girl Alternating between 1958 and 2008, The Pride examines changing attitudes to sexuality and the perennial themes of love, lust, and betrayal. Three …

7:30PM Thu, May 28, 2020
$15
3:00PM Sat, May 30, 2020
$15
3:00PM Sun, May 31, 2020
$15
7:30PM Mon, Jun 01, 2020
$35 – $40
7:30PM Thu, Jun 04, 2020
$35 – $40
3:00PM Sat, Jun 06, 2020
$35 – $40
7:30PM Sun, Jun 07, 2020
$35 – $40
7:30PM Mon, Jun 08, 2020
$35 – $40
7:30PM Fri, Jun 12, 2020
$35 – $40
7:30PM Sat, Jun 13, 2020
$35 – $40
3:00PM Sun, Jun 14, 2020
$35 – $40
7:30PM Thu, Jun 18, 2020
$35 – $40
3:00PM Sat, Jun 20, 2020
$35 – $40
7:30PM Sun, Jun 21, 2020
$35 – $40
7:30PM Tue, Jun 23, 2020
$15 – $20
7:30PM Fri, Jun 26, 2020
$35 – $40
7:30PM Sat, Jun 27, 2020
$35 – $40
3:00PM Sun, Jun 28, 2020
$35 – $40
42nd Street
42nd Street
Musical
Runs May 29 - Jun 21, 2020

Nobody does Broadway-style productions quite like Lyric, and Chicago audiences will love the Tony-winning song-and-dance spectacular 42ND Street when it comes to Lyric next spring! The story of Peggy Sawyer, an aspiring …

7:00PM Fri, May 29, 2020
7:30PM Sat, May 30, 2020
1:30PM Sun, May 31, 2020
1:30PM Wed, Jun 03, 2020
7:00PM Thu, Jun 04, 2020
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7:00PM Thu, Jun 11, 2020
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7:00PM Wed, Jun 17, 2020
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7:00PM Fri, Jun 19, 2020
1:30PM Sat, Jun 20, 2020
7:00PM Sat, Jun 20, 2020
1:30PM Sun, Jun 21, 2020
Right to be Forgotten
Drama
Runs May 29 - Jun 28, 2020

The internet never forgets and a young man’s mistake at 17 haunts him online a decade later. Desperate for a normal life, he goes to extraordinary lengths to …

7:30PM Fri, May 29, 2020
7:30PM Sun, Jun 28, 2020
Famous Orpheus
Spotlight Reading Series
Staged Reading
Jun 01, 2020

Based on the ancient Greek story, Famous Orpheus reimagines the mythic love story of Orpheus and Eurydice in the Caribbean. Orpheus’ epic journey into the Underworld to reclaim his lost …

6:30PM Mon, Jun 01, 2020
Catch As Catch Can
Drama
Runs Jun 04 - Jul 26, 2020

Two blue collar New England families grapple with a spiraling crisis that threatens not just their relationships, but their very identities. Three actors take on the six roles, …

7:30PM Thu, Jun 04, 2020
3:00PM Sat, Jun 06, 2020
7:30PM Sat, Jun 06, 2020
3:00PM Sun, Jun 07, 2020
7:30PM Sun, Jun 07, 2020
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Every Waiting Heart
New Work
Runs Jun 05 - Jun 28, 2020

EVERY WAITING HEART, by Lauren Ferebee, was the winner of Artemisia’s 2018 Fall Festival and will be produced as a world premiere in Chicago.  The play centers on …

7:30PM Fri, Jun 05, 2020
7:30PM Sat, Jun 06, 2020
3:00PM Sun, Jun 07, 2020
7:30PM Wed, Jun 10, 2020
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3:00PM Sun, Jun 28, 2020
Godspell
Musical
Runs Jun 05 - Jul 26, 2020

The timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love based on the Gospel of St. Matthew. The songs by Grammy and Academy award winner, Stephen Schwartz includes such favorites …

7:30PM Fri, Jun 05, 2020
7:30PM Sun, Jul 26, 2020
The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains
Literary Adaptation, New Work
Runs Jun 05 - Jul 19, 2020

A world premiere adaptation of the novel that originated the archetype of the American cowboy. Never named, rough-hewn but soft-spoken, living on the frontier between nature and …

7:30PM Fri, Jun 05, 2020
7:30PM Sat, Jun 06, 2020
3:00PM Sun, Jun 07, 2020
7:30PM Fri, Jun 12, 2020
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3:00PM Sun, Jun 14, 2020
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3:00PM Sun, Jun 21, 2020
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3:00PM Sun, Jul 19, 2020
Cirque du Soleil ALEGRIA
Circus
Runs Jun 05 - Jun 28, 2020

Beloved by fans around the world, iconic Alegría is reinterpreted in a renewed version to share its timeless story once more. The classic power struggle of old meets …

8:00PM Fri, Jun 05, 2020
4:30PM Sat, Jun 06, 2020
8:00PM Sat, Jun 06, 2020
1:30PM Sun, Jun 07, 2020
5:00PM Sun, Jun 07, 2020
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5:00PM Sun, Jun 14, 2020
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8:00PM Sat, Jun 27, 2020
1:30PM Sun, Jun 28, 2020
5:00PM Sun, Jun 28, 2020
Mamma Mia!
Musical
Runs Jun 05 - Jun 21, 2020

Prepare to have the time of your life at Mamma Mia! Sophie, a 20-year-old bride-to-be, is on the search for her father. After reading her mother’s diary, she …

8:00PM Fri, Jun 05, 2020
3:00PM Sat, Jun 06, 2020
8:00PM Sat, Jun 06, 2020
3:00PM Sun, Jun 07, 2020
8:00PM Fri, Jun 12, 2020
3:00PM Sat, Jun 13, 2020
8:00PM Sat, Jun 13, 2020
3:00PM Sun, Jun 14, 2020
8:00PM Fri, Jun 19, 2020
3:00PM Sat, Jun 20, 2020
8:00PM Sat, Jun 20, 2020
3:00PM Sun, Jun 21, 2020
Giordano Dance Chicago
Dance
Jun 06, 2020

Giordano Dance Chicago, the “powerful tour de force of Chicago’s dance community that consistently brings us to our feet” (Chicago Tribune) comes to the Auditorium Theatre for its fifth full-length …

7:30PM Sat, Jun 06, 2020
Bolshoi Ballet — Swan Lake
Dance
Runs Jun 10 - Jun 14, 2020
Considered “the world’s greatest dance company” (The Independent), Russia’s premier ballet company makes a triumphant return to Chicago and to the historic Auditorium Theatre after 16 years.
7:30PM Wed, Jun 10, 2020
7:30PM Thu, Jun 11, 2020
7:30PM Fri, Jun 12, 2020
2:00PM Sat, Jun 13, 2020
7:30PM Sat, Jun 13, 2020
2:00PM Sun, Jun 14, 2020
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Comedy/Drama
Runs Jun 11 - Jun 14, 2020

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind When a group of lovers elope to a forest, it creates the perfect environment for the fairy queen and …

7:30PM Thu, Jun 11, 2020
7:30PM Fri, Jun 12, 2020
7:30PM Sat, Jun 13, 2020
2:30PM Sun, Jun 14, 2020

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