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Williams Street Rep to Stage MARRIED ALIVE! in Time for Valentine's Day Photos Williams Street Rep to Stage MARRIED ALIVE! in Time for Valentine's Day
(1/30/2015) - Married Alive!, poduced by Williams Street Rep, features book & lyrics by Sean Grennan and music by Leah Okimoto. Directed by Regina Belt-Daniels, the production opens February 6, 2015.


Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Barrel of Monkeys' Spring Show THAT'S WEIRD GRANDMA: SPRING INTO ACTION! Photos Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Barrel of Monkeys' Spring Show THAT'S WEIRD GRANDMA: SPRING INTO ACTION!
(1/30/2015) - It's finally time to say 'ta-ta' to Old Man Winter as Barrel of Monkeys presents THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Spring Into Action! directed by Meredith Ibey Milliron, playing Sundays at 2 pm from April 5 - 26, 2015 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. The press performance is Sunday, April 12 at 2 pm. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in action below!


JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART One-Man Show Comes to the Paramount, 3/7 Photos JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART One-Man Show Comes to the Paramount, 3/7
(1/30/2015) - John Lithgow is a Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner; a TV star, movie star and theater star; and a New York Times best-selling author. Now see him like you've never seen him before in his funny, touching one-man theatrical memoir, John Lithgow: Stories by Heart.


Silk Road Rising, Chicago Palestine Film Festival Screens LGBT-Themed BREAKING BORDERS Program Tonight Photos Silk Road Rising, Chicago Palestine Film Festival Screens LGBT-Themed BREAKING BORDERS Program Tonight
(1/31/2015) - Join Silk Road Rising and the Chicago Palestine Film Festival tonight, January 31st at 8pm for an evening of screenings followed by a discussion with the filmmakers.


BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Northlight Theatre's WHITE GUY ON THE BUS Photos BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Northlight Theatre's WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
(1/30/2015) - Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the world premiere of White Guy on the Bus by Bruce Graham, directed by BJ Jones. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from January 23-February 28, 2015. Check out highlights of the show below!


Photo Flash: First Look at Northlight Theatre's WHITE GUY ON A BUS, Opening Tonight Photos Photo Flash: First Look at Northlight Theatre's WHITE GUY ON A BUS, Opening Tonight
(1/30/2015) - Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the world premiere of White Guy on the Bus by Bruce Graham, directed by BJ Jones. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from January 23-February 28, 2015. The press opening is Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:30pm.


Lookingglass Theatre Extends LOOKINGGLASS ALICE Through 2/22 Photos Lookingglass Theatre Extends LOOKINGGLASS ALICE Through 2/22
(1/30/2015) - Lookingglass Theatre Company announces the extension of Lookingglass Alice due to overwhelming demand. Lookingglass Alice now runs through February 22, 2015 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. Tickets go on sale today, January 30 at 12:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased through the box office at (312) 337-0665 or www.lookingglasstheatre.org.


Pivot Arts to Present 2nd Annual SADNESS SHOW, 2/10; DON CHIPOTLE Set for 3/10 Photos Pivot Arts to Present 2nd Annual SADNESS SHOW, 2/10; DON CHIPOTLE Set for 3/10
(1/29/2015) - Pivot Arts is pleased to announce the February/March 2015 line-up of its monthly POP UP! PERFORMANCE SERIES, connecting artists, local businesses and arts patrons throughout Edgewater, Andersonville and Uptown.


Vivarium Theatre to Present THE QUEEN'S SPEECH, 3/9-15 Photos Vivarium Theatre to Present THE QUEEN'S SPEECH, 3/9-15
(1/29/2015) - Vivarium Theatre Company is thrilled to announce its upcoming production of The Queen's Speech written by Terence Boyle; playwright and professor of modern British and Irish literature at Loyola University & columnist for the Irish American News.


'FABULATION' Opens Wirtz Center's Winter 2015 Theatre Season, Now thru 2/8 Photos 'FABULATION' Opens Wirtz Center's Winter 2015 Theatre Season, Now thru 2/8
(1/30/2015) - 'Fabulation, or the re-education of Undine,' Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage's dark comedy, will open the winter season at Northwestern University's Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts.


Marssie Mencotti, Johnathan Wallace & Greg Mills to Join Rebecca Sohn & Scarlet Sheppard in THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE at Theater Wit Photos Marssie Mencotti, Johnathan Wallace & Greg Mills to Join Rebecca Sohn & Scarlet Sheppard in THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE at Theater Wit
(1/29/2015) - Jim Cartwright's THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE, which will run at Theater Wit in August and is being produced by the No Stakes Theater Project, has announced casting for five of the six roles.


Steppenwolf Auxiliary Council to Host 2015 RED OR WHITE BALL, 4/10 Photos Steppenwolf Auxiliary Council to Host 2015 RED OR WHITE BALL, 4/10
(1/29/2015) - The Steppenwolf Auxiliary Council hosts one of Chicago's most exciting spring events, the 2015 Red or White Ball on Friday, April 10, 2015 at 9pm (with the highly anticipated VIP Reception beginning at 7:30pm). Hundreds of young arts supporters will gather at Chicago's sleek, contemporary Venue One (1034 W Randolph St) for a high-energy celebration supporting Steppenwolf's nationally recognized arts education program, Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA).


Andrew Lippa's THE WILD PARTY to Run 2/13-3/1 at Northwestern Photos Andrew Lippa's THE WILD PARTY to Run 2/13-3/1 at Northwestern
(1/29/2015) - Decadence and jealousy drive Andrew Lippa's Drama Desk award-winning musical "The Wild Party." The upcoming show is part of the winter 2015 Mainstage season at Northwestern University's Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts.


Photo Flash: First Look at THE ADVENTURES OF TAPMAN, Opening Tonight at Athenaeum Theatre Photos Photo Flash: First Look at THE ADVENTURES OF TAPMAN, Opening Tonight at Athenaeum Theatre
(1/29/2015) - Tapman Productions, a newly formed Chicago-based tap company, opens The Adventures of Tapman tonight, January 29 at Athenaeum Theatre. The production runs through February 8, 2015. Check out a first look below!


Lifeline Theatre Extends LIONS IN ILLYRIA thru March 1 Photos Lifeline Theatre Extends LIONS IN ILLYRIA thru March 1
(1/28/2015) - To accommodate ticket demand, Lifeline Theatre announces eight added performances of its KidSeries production of Lions in Illyria, a world premiere based on William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, written by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Robert Kauzlaric and directed by Lifeline Theatre ensemble member Amanda Delheimer Dimond.


 
🔀CHICAGO SHOWS
Once Upon a Mattress
(Runs 2/5 - 2/8)
Push Button Murder in ChicagoPush Button Murder
(Runs 1/8 - 2/8)
Footloose
(Runs 2/11 - 2/14)
The Light in the Piazza
(Runs 2/13 - 2/15)
Waiting for Godot
(Runs 1/15 - 2/15)
South Pacific
(Runs 2/13 - 2/21)
Cats
(Runs 2/20 - 2/22)

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