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There’s nothing like the awe-inspiring feeling of the lights going down and the collective excitement as the show begins. Chicago’s theatre community has been eagerly waiting to welcome you back to the theatre.

Experience Chicago’s fearless soul once again.

Don’t miss what’s on stage this fall and see when your favorite Chicago theatres will be opening. Keep coming back for more!

SEPTEMBER 2021

Experience the thrill of live theatre once again. Don’t miss what’s on stage this month!

See a Show in September

OCTOBER 2021

Conjure Chicago’s creative spirit by attending a theatre performance during the month of October.

See a Show in October

NOVEMBER 2021

From musicals to dark dramas to holiday classics, check out can’t-miss theatre in Chicago this November.

See a Show in November

#FromMySeat Social Media Contest

How long has it been since your last show?
What have you missed about the theatre?
How does it feel to be back?

It has most likely been quite some time since you’ve been a part of a live theatre audience. Take a photo *from your seat* at your next theatre experience and share your perspective on how it feels to be back in the audience. We can’t wait to hear your take on what is sure to be an emotional and invigorating experience.

Enter for a chance to win tickets to an upcoming theatre production when you use the hashtag #FromMySeat when sharing your post or story on Instagram!* Tag @ChicagoPlays for a chance to be featured on the League of Chicago Theatres’ account.

*Public accounts only. This contest is not associated with Instagram. Click here for the official rules.

Open Now

Click an image to see what’s on stage now or coming soon at a particular theatre. To view all of the League of Chicago Theatres’ member organizations, click here.


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Opening Soon

The theatres listed below have announced upcoming reopening dates! Click on the company name to view their upcoming shows. For all of the League of Chicago Theatres’ member organizations, click here.

SEPTEMBER 2021

Chopin Theatre – September 30

OCTOBER 2021

The Athenaeum Theatre – October 2

Strawdog Theatre Company – October 2

Broadway In Chicago – October 5

Harris Theater for Music and Dance – October 5

Chicago Shakespeare Theater – October 6

Windy City Playhouse – October 6

Court Theatre – October 7

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre – October 7

Beverly Theatre Guild – October 8

Black Button Eyes Productions – October 8

Shattered Globe Theatre & Interrobang Theatre Project – October 8

Red Tape Theatre – October 9

Redtwist Theatre – October 10

The Getz Theatre at Columbia College Chicago – October 13

First Folio Theatre – October 13

Joffrey Ballet – October 13

Saint Sebastian Players – October 15

Auditorium Theatre – October 16

Invictus Theatre Company – October 25

Raven Theatre – October 27

Porchlight Music Theatre – October 30

NOVEMBER 2021

Mercury Theater Chicago – November 5

Kokandy Productions – November 7

Lookingglass Theatre Company – November 11

Steppenwolf Theatre – November 11

AstonRep Theatre Company – November 12

The House Theatre of Chicago – November 12

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago – November 18

DECEMBER 2021 & BEYOND

Writers Theatre – December 9

First Floor Theater – January 27

TimeLine Theatre Company – January 27

Victory Gardens Theater – January 29

Broken Nose Theatre – February 11

About Face Theatre – March 17

Jackalope Theatre – April 28


Take Note

COVID-19 vaccination and mask requirements may vary by venue. Venue-specific restrictions can be found on the organizations’ respective websites. We recommend checking with the theatre before purchasing tickets and prior to attending a show to confirm their current mask and vaccination policies.

Dates are subject to change.

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