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  • Theatre EVOLVE KRUGOZOR!

    Theatre EVOLVE KRUGOZOR!
    Thru 02/04/23

    Theatre EVOLVE KRUGOZOR!, January 12 - February 4, 2023, Factory Theater, 1623 W Howard St., Chicago IL, Pay What You Can

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  • Plagiarists VALHALLA

    Plagiarists VALHALLA
    Thru 02/05/23

    Plagiarists VALHALLA, January 13 - February 5, 2023, The Edge Theater Off Broadway, 1133 W Catalpa Ave, Chicago, IL 60640, Pay What You Can!

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  • Lyric Opera House Presents HANSEL AND GRETEL Review

    Lyric Opera of Chicago HANSEL AND GRETEL
    Thru 02/05/23

    Lyric Opera House Presents HANSEL AND GRETEL — A Grim Yet Playful Fairy Tale - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED by Alexis Bugajski

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  • BoHo Theatre Presents TICK TICK...BOOM! Review

    BoHo Theatre TICK, TICK…BOOM!
    Thru 02/05/23

    BoHo Theatre Presents TICK TICK...BOOM! Review — No One Escapes the Pressure of Time, RECOMMENDED, January 12 - February 5, 2023

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  • Porchlight Music Theatre I AM A CAMERA

    Porchlight Music Theatre I AM A CAMERA
    Thru 02/09/23

    Porchlight Music Theatre I AM A CAMERA, FEBRUARY 8 AND 9, 2023, Ruth Page Center for the Arts 1016 N. Dearborn Street Chicago, $52+

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  • Mercury Theater THE GOLDEN GALS LIVE!

    Mercury Theater THE GOLDEN GALS LIVE!
    Thru 02/12/23

    Mercury Theater THE GOLDEN GALS LIVE!, JANUARY 13TH - FEBRUARY 12TH, 2023, Mercury Mainstage 3745 N SOUTHPORT AVENUE, CHICAGO, IL 60613

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  • Steppenwolf Theatre WORK AROUND

    Steppenwolf Theatre WORK AROUND
    Thru 02/12/23

    Steppenwolf Theatre WORK AROUND, FEBRUARY 04 - FEBRUARY 12, 2023, Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614, $20+

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  • Goodman THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME

    Goodman Theatre THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME
    Thru 02/12/23

    Goodman Theatre Presents THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME Review — Navigating Waves of Personal History, RECOMMENDED

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  • Porchlight Music Theatre CABARET

    Porchlight Music Theatre CABARET
    Thru 02/12/23

    Porchlight Music Theatre CABARET, January 14 - February 12, 2023, Ruth Page Center for the Arts 1016 N. Dearborn Street Chicago

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  • Wheaton Drama HOLMES AND WATSON

    Wheaton Drama HOLMES AND WATSON
    Thru 02/12/23

    Wheaton Drama HOLMES AND WATSON, January 20, 2023–February 12, 2023, 111 N. Hale Street Wheaton IL 60187, $18+

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  • Lyric Opera House THE FACTOTUM

    Lyric Opera House THE FACTOTUM
    Thru 02/12/23

    Lyric Opera House THE FACTOTUM, February 3–12, 2023 at the Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, $35+

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  • Trap Door Theatre PRINCESS IVONA

    Trap Door Theatre PRINCESS IVONA
    Thru 02/18/23

    Trap Door Theatre PRINCESS IVONA, January 12- February 18, 2023, Trap Door Theatre, 1655 W. Cortland St., Chicago, $25

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  • Northlight Theatre ANDY WARHOL IN IRAN

    Northlight Theatre ANDY WARHOL IN IRAN
    Thru 02/19/23

    Northlight Theatre ANDY WARHOL IN IRAN, January 19 - February 19, 2023, Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL, $35+

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  • Collaboraction Theatre THE LOST STORY OF EMMETT TILL

    Collaboraction Theatre THE LOST STORY OF EMMETT TILL TRIAL IN THE DELTA
    Thru 02/19/23

    Collaboraction THE LOST STORY OF EMMETT TILL: TRIAL IN THE DELTA, February 9-19, 2023, DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center

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  • MEN ARE FROM MARS, WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS

    Broadway In Chicago MEN ARE FROM MARS-WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS
    Thru 02/19/23

    Broadway In Chicago MEN ARE FROM MARS-WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS, February 14 - 19, 2023, 175 E. Chestnut, Chicago, $59+

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  • Chicago Shakespeare WUTHERING HEIGHTS Review

    Chicago Shakespeare Theater WUTHERING HEIGHTS
    Thru 02/19/23

    Chicago Shakespeare Hosts Wise Children’s WUTHERING HEIGHTS Review—A Wild Country on Stage, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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  • City Lit Theatre THE BIRTHDAY PARTY

    City Lit Theatre THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
    Thru 02/26/23

    City Lit Theatre THE BIRTHDAY PARTY, January 13- February 26, 2023, City Lit Theatre, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago

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  • Goodman Theatre TONI STONE

    Goodman Theatre TONI STONE
    Thru 02/26/23

    Goodman Theatre TONI STONE, January 28 - February 26, 2023, Albert Theatre, 170 N Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL, $20+

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  • Oil Lamp Theater ALMOST, MAINE

    Oil Lamp Theater ALMOST, MAINE
    Thru 02/26/23

    Oil Lamp Theater ALMOST, MAINE, January 19 - February 26 2023, Oil Lamp Theater 1723 Glenview Rd, Glenview, IL 60025, +

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  • Redtwist Theatre THE GREAT KAHN

    Redtwist Theatre THE GREAT KAHN
    Thru 02/26/23

    Redtwist Theatre THE GREAT KAHN, January 19 - February 26, 2023, Redtwist Theatre 1044 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Chicago, $15+

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  • Broadway in Chicago CATS

    Broadway in Chicago CATS
    Thru 02/26/23

    Broadway in Chicago CATS, February 21-26, 2023, James M. Nederlander Theater, 24 W Randolph St., Chicago, $30+

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  • Broadway in Chicago CATS — PICTURE PREVIEW

    Broadway in Chicago CATS
    Thru 02/26/23

    Broadway in Chicago CATS — PICTURE PREVIEW, February 21-26, 2023, James M. Nederlander Theater, 24 W Randolph St., Chicago

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  • Skokie Theatre THE BOOK OF MERMAN

    Skokie Theatre THE BOOK OF MERMAN
    Thru 02/26/23

    Skokie Theatre THE BOOK OF MERMAN, Feb 3 - Feb 26, 2023, $38 -- 7924 Lincoln Avenue in Downtown Skokie, Illinois

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  • Den Theatre DEPTHS OF WIKIPEDIA LIVE

    Den Theatre DEPTHS OF WIKIPEDIA LIVE
    Thru 02/26/23

    Den Theatre DEPTHS OF WIKIPEDIA LIVE, February 26, 2023, The Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood

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  • Brightside Theatre SISTER ACT JR.

    Brightside Theatre SISTER ACT JR.
    Thru 02/26/23

    Brightside Theatre SISTER ACT JR., February 18-26, 2023, Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth, Naperville

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  • Metropolis THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE

    Metropolis THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
    Thru 03/04/23

    Metropolis THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE, January 26 - March 4, 2023, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W Campbell St, Arlington Heights

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  • Chicago Magic Lounge THE FAMILY SHOW

    Chicago Magic Lounge THE FAMILY SHOW
    Thru 03/05/23

    Chicago Magic Lounge THE FAMILY SHOW, January 4, February 5, and March 5, 2023 at 3pm, 5050 North Clark Street Chicago, IL, 60640

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  • Buffalo Theatre Ensemble ANDY WARHOL’S TOMATO

    Buffalo Theatre Ensemble ANDY WARHOL’S TOMATO
    Thru 03/05/23

    Buffalo Theatre Ensemble ANDY WARHOL’S TOMATO, Feb. 2 – March 5, 2023, Playhouse Theatre of the McAninch Arts Center 425 Fawell Blvd, $40+

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  • Court Theatre FEN

    Court Theatre FEN
    Thru 03/05/23

    Court Theatre FEN, Directed by Vanessa Stalling, February 10 – March 5, 2023, Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis Ave Chicago, $40+

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  • Broadway In Chicago LES MISÉRABLES

    Broadway In Chicago LES MISÉRABLES
    Thru 03/05/23

    Broadway In Chicago LES MISÉRABLES, February 15 – March 5, 2023, Cadillac Palace Theatre 151 W. Randolph St. Chicago, $32+

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  • Brightside Theatre THE ODD COUPLE

    Brightside Theatre THE ODD COUPLE
    Thru 03/05/23

    Brightside Theatre THE ODD COUPLE, February 17 – March 5, 2023, North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth in Naperville

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  • Chopin Theatre FLOOR SHOW

    Chopin Theatre FLOOR SHOW
    Thru 03/05/23

    Chopin Theatre FLOOR SHOW, February 9, 2023 - March 5, 2023, Chopin Theatre, located at 1543 West Division Street in Chicago, $35+

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  • Shattered Globe Theatre RADIAL GRADIENT

    Shattered Globe Theatre RADIAL GRADIENT
    Thru 03/11/23

    Shattered Globe Theatre RADIAL GRADIENT, January 27-March 11, 2023, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago

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  • Steppenwolf Theatre CHLORINE SKY

    Steppenwolf Theatre CHLORINE SKY
    Thru 03/11/23

    Steppenwolf Theatre CHLORINE SKY, February 14 – March 11, 2023, Steppenwolf’s Downstair Theater, 1650 N. Halsted St. in Chicago

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  • Mercury Theater LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL

    Mercury Theater LADY DAY
    Thru 03/12/23

    Mercury Theater LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL, January 27 - March 12, Venus Cabaret Theater, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago

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  • Citadel Theatre Company THE CHRISTIANS

    Citadel Theatre Company THE CHRISTIANS
    Thru 03/12/23

    Citadel Theatre Company THE CHRISTIANS, February 8 – March 12, 2023, 300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest IL, 60045.

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  • Saint Sebastian Players THE BOOK OF WILL

    Saint Sebastian Players THE BOOK OF WILL
    Thru 03/12/23

    Saint Sebastian Players THE BOOK OF WILL, February 17–March 12, 2023, St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey, Chicago

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  • Broadway in Chicago 1776

    Broadway in Chicago 1776
    Thru 03/12/23

    Broadway in Chicago presents 1776, February 28 - March 12, 2023, CIBC Theatre,18 W. Monroe St., Chicago, $26.50+

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  • Mercury Theater Chicago SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED

    Mercury Theater Chicago SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED: A STEVIE WONDER EXPERIENCE
    Thru 03/12/23

    Mercury Theater Chicago SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED: A STEVIE WONDER EXPERIENCE, February 23 – March 12, 2023

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  • Paramount Theatre INTO THE WOODS

    Paramount Theatre INTO THE WOODS
    Thru 03/19/23

    Paramount Theatre INTO THE WOODS, February 1-March 19, 2023, Paramount Theatre23 E. Galena Blvd. Chicago, $28+

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  • Remy Bumppo ANNA IN THE TROPICS

    Remy Bumppo ANNA IN THE TROPICS
    Thru 03/19/23

    Remy Bumppo ANNA IN THE TROPICS, February 8 - March 19, 2023, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL 60657, $32+

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  • PrideArts ONE IN TWO

    PrideArts ONE IN TWO
    Thru 03/19/23

    PrideArts ONE IN TWO, February 16 – March 19, 2023, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago, Tickets $35+

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  • Invictus Theatre Company THE MOUNTAINTOP

    Invictus Theatre Company THE MOUNTAINTOP
    Thru 03/19/23

    Invictus Theatre Company THE MOUNTAINTOP, February 16 – March 19, 2023, Reginald Vaughn Theater, 1106 W. Thorndale, Chicago, $35+

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  • Lifeline Theatre EXTRA YARN

    Lifeline Theatre EXTRA YARN
    Thru 03/19/23

    Lifeline Theatre EXTRA YARN, February 18–March 19, 2023, Lifeline Theatre 6912 North Glenwood Avenue Chicago, IL 60626

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  • Broadway In Chicago ANNIE

    Broadway In Chicago ANNIE
    Thru 03/19/23

    Broadway In Chicago ANNIE, March 7 - 19, 2023, Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph St.), Chicago, $35+

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  • Marriott Theatre BIG FISH

    Marriott Theatre BIG FISH
    Thru 03/19/23

    Marriott Theatre BIG FISH, Jan 25–Mar 19, 2023, Marriott Theatre , Ten Marriott Drive Lincolnshire, IL 60069, $59+

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  • Drury Lane Theatre A CHORUS LINE

    Drury Lane Theatre A CHORUS LINE
    Thru 03/19/23

    Drury Lane Theatre A CHORUS LINE, January 25 – March 19, 2023, rury Lane Theatre at 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, $85+

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  • Timeline Theatre STEP INTO TIME

    Timeline Theatre STEP INTO TIME
    Thru 03/25/23

    Timeline Theatre STEP INTO TIME: JUMPIN' JAZZ AND BATHTUB GIN 1923, Saturday, March 25, 2023, The Ritz-Carlton160 East Pearson Street Chicago

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  • Raven Theatre RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN

    Raven Theatre RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN
    Thru 03/26/23

    Raven Theatre RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN, February 9 – March 26, 2023, Raven Theatre East Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville), Chicago

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  • Writers Theatre ONCE

    Writers Theatre ONCE
    Thru 03/26/23

    Writers Theatre ONCE, February 16-March 26, 2023, Writers Theatre 325 Tudor Court Glencoe IL 60022, Tickets $45+

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  • Porchlight Music Theatre CHICAGO SINGS BROADWAY POP

    Porchlight Music Theatre CHICAGO SINGS BROADWAY POP
    Thru 03/27/23

    Porchlight Music Theatre CHICAGO SINGS BROADWAY POP, Monday, March 27, 2023 5:30pm, House of Blues Chicago 329 N Dearborn St Chicago

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  • Chicago Magic Lounge MIXTAPE

    Chicago Magic Lounge MIXTAPE
    Thru 03/29/23

    Chicago Magic Lounge MIXTAPE, January 4 - March 29, 2023, CHICAGO MAGIC LOUNGE, 5050 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL, $40+

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  • Factory Theater THE KELLY GIRLS

    Factory Theater THE KELLY GIRLS
    Thru 04/01/23

    Factory Theater THE KELLY GIRLS, February 17 – April 1, 2023, Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St. Chicago, $25+

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  • DANCE LIKE THERE ARE BLACK PEOPLE WATCHING

    Second City DANCE LIKE THERE ARE BLACK PEOPLE WATCHING
    Thru 04/01/23

    Second City DANCE LIKE THERE ARE BLACK PEOPLE WATCHING, February 3 - April 1, 2023, Up Comedy Club 230 W North Ave, $29+

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  • Goodman Theatre LAYALINA

    Goodman Theatre LAYALINA
    Thru 04/02/23

    Goodman Theatre LAYALINA, March 3 – April 2, 2023, Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601, $15+

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  • Music Theater Works AVENUE Q

    Music Theater Works AVENUE Q
    Thru 04/02/23

    Music Theater Works AVENUE Q, March 9, 2023 – April 2, 2023, North Shore Center For The Performing Arts In Skokie

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  • Lyric Opera House CARMEN

    Lyric Opera House CARMEN
    Thru 04/07/23

    Lyric Opera House CARMEN, MARCH 11. 2023 - APRIL 07. 2023, Lyric Opera House 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 860 Chicago, IL 60606

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  • Lyric Opera House PROXIMITY

    Lyric Opera House PROXIMITY: A TRIO OF NEW AMERICAN OPERAS
    Thru 04/08/23

    Lyric Opera House PROXIMITY: A TRIO OF NEW AMERICAN OPERAS, MARCH 24. 2023 - APRIL 08. 2023, Lyric Opera House

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  • Steppenwolf Theatre DESCRIBE THE NIGHT

    Steppenwolf Theatre DESCRIBE THE NIGHT
    Thru 04/09/23

    Steppenwolf Theatre DESCRIBE THE NIGHT, March 2 – April 9, 2023, Steppenwolf Theater, Honor of Helen Zell, 1646 N. Halsted St., Chicago

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  • Trap Door Theatre JEANNE ET LE FEU

    Trap Door Theatre JEANNE ET LE FEU
    Thru 04/15/23

    Trap Door Theatre JEANNE ET LE FEU, March 9 – April 15, 2023, Trap Door Theatre is located at 1655 W. Cortland St., $25+

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  • Black Ensemble Theater REASONS

    Black Ensemble Theatre REASONS: A TRIBUTE TO EARTH, WIND & FIRE
    Thru 04/16/23

    Black Ensemble Theater REASONS: A TRIBUTE TO EARTH, WIND AND FIRE, February 25-April 16, 2023, Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center

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  • Chicago Shakespeare Theater COMEDY OF ERRORS

    Chicago Shakespeare Theater COMEDY OF ERRORS
    Thru 04/16/23

    Chicago Shakespeare Theater COMEDY OF ERRORS, March 9 - April 16, 2023, Shakespeare Theater Navy Pier800 East Grand Avenue Chicago

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  • Lookingglass Theatre Company VILLETTE

    Lookingglass Theatre Company VILLETTE
    Thru 04/23/23

    Lookingglass Theatre Company VILLETTE, February 8 – April 23, 2023, Water Tower Water Works 821 N Michigan Ave

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  • Broadway In Chicago THE BOOK OF MORMON

    Broadway In Chicago THE BOOK OF MORMON
    Thru 04/26/23

    Broadway in Chicago THE BOOK OF MORMON March 28 – April 16, 2023 Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph St.)

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  • Theo Ubique THE THREEPENNY OPERA

    Theo Ubique THE THREEPENNY OPERA
    Thru 04/30/23

    Theo Ubique THE THREEPENNY OPERA, March 10 – April 30, 2023, 721 Howard Street, Evanston, IL 60202, Tickets $35+

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  • Northlight THE PORCH ON WINDY HILL: A NEW PLAY WITH OLD MUSIC

    Northlight Theatre THE PORCH ON WINDY HILL: A NEW PLAY WITH OLD MUSIC
    Thru 05/14/23

    Northlight Theatre THE PORCH ON WINDY HILL: A NEW PLAY WITH OLD MUSIC, April 13 – May 14, 2023, Northlight Theatre 9501 Skokie Boulevard

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  • Chicago Children's Theatre THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW

    Chicago Children's Theatre THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW
    Thru 06/04/23

    Chicago Children's Theatre THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW, April 10 - June 4, 2023, Chicago Children’s Theatre

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  • Court Theatre THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS

    Court Theatre THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS
    Thru 06/11/23

    Court Theatre THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS, May 12 — Jun 11, 2023, Court Theatre5535 S. Ellis Ave Chicago. Adaptation

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  • Raven Theatre THE OCTOBER STORM

    Raven Theatre THE OCTOBER STROM
    Thru 06/25/23

    Raven Theatre THE OCTOBER STORM, May 11 - June 25, 2023, Raven Theatre 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville) Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood

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  • Factory Theater FACTORY AFTER DARK

    Factory Theater FACTORY AFTER DARK
    Thru 07/15/23

    Factory Theatre FACTORY AFTER DARK, October 15 - July 15, 2022, The Factory Theater, 1623 W Howard Street, Chicago, IL, $5

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  • Broadway in Chicago MJ — PICTURE PREVIEW

    Broadway in Chicago MJ
    Thru 09/10/23

    Broadway in Chicago MJ — PICTURE PREVIEW, July 15 - September 10, 2023, James M. Nederlander Theatre Chicago

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  • Nuns4Fun LATE NIGHT CATECHISM

    Nuns4Fun LATE NIGHT CATECHISM
    Open Run

    Nuns4Fun LATE NIGHT CATECHISM, January 7, 2023 - Open Run, Greenhouse theater 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, $35+

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  • iO Theater IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE

    iO Theater IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE
    Open Run

    iO Theater IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE, January 13, 2023 - Open Run, The IO Theater , Fremont Theater1501 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL, 60642, $30+

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  • Theater In The Dark A MATTER OF RED HERRINGS Review

    Theater in the Dark A MATTER OF RED HERRINGS
    Open Run

    Theater In The Dark Presents A MATTER OF RED HERRINGS Review — All Good Detectives Monologue - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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  • Broadway In Chicago LUMINAIRE

    Broadway In Chicago LUMINAIRE
    Open Run

    Broadway In Chicago LUMINAIRE, Open Run, Cabaret ZaZou, Cambria Hotel – Theatre District, 32 W. Randolph St, 14th floor, Chicago

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  • Blue Man Group

    Briar Street Theatre THE BLUE MAN GROUP SHOW
    Open Run

    Blue Man Group, Open Run, $49+, Briar Street Theatre 3133 North Halsted, Chicago, Long running on Chicago stages and beyond!

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  • Neo-Futurist Theater THE INFINITE WRENCH

    THE INFINITE WRENCH
    Open Run

    Neo-Futurist Theater THE INFINITE WRENCH, open run, The Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Avenue, Chicago

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