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Parade


Parade runs Saturday, September 17 through Saturday, October 8, 2022, with performances on Fridays at 8:00 p.m., Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., and Sundays at 3:00
9/17 - 10/8/2022
Theatre Nebula
150 E Wood St
Palatine

Everybody


Visual content only
9/16 - 9/24/2022
Linda Burns
Oak Park

Little Women


Visual content only
9/16 - 9/24/2022
Linda Burns
Oak Park
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Lucy's Comedy


Ticket Prices:RaueNOW Membership Adult: $17.50Standard Adult: $25Best stand-up in the burbs! Raue Center brings the best stand-up comics in the Chicagoland area close to home
9/24
Raue Center for the Arts
26 N Williams St
Crystal Lake
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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has delighted audiences since its premiere in 2005. Six tweens attend the greatest Spelling Bee for the chance
9/2 - 9/24/2022
Three Brothers Theatre
221 N. Genesee St
Waukegan

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee


Three Brothers Theatre
8/26 - 9/24/2022

PHOTOS
Three Brothers Theatre
Waukegan
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Anastasia


The mystery that fascinated the world is now the musical that captivated Broadway. A rumor is spreading across the land: the missing princess of the
9/20 - 9/25/2022
CIBC Theatre
18 W. Monroe St.
Chicago

Big Fish


Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, BIG FISH centers on Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman
8/25 - 9/25/2022
Amish Acres/ The Round Barn Theatre
Nappanee
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Girlfriend


The Chicago premiere of the musical GIRLFRIEND, by Todd Almond and Matthew Sweet, based on Sweets album of the same name. Set in Nebraska in
8/25 - 9/25/2022
Pride Arts Center
4139 N. Broadway
Chicago

Godspell-2012 Revised Version


Godspell book by John-Michael Tebelak music & lyrics by Stephen Schwartz conceived & originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak based on The Gospel According to St.
9/16 - 9/25/2022
Trinity Lutheran Church
Chicago

Guys & Dolls


The slickest high rollers are in town, and they’re depending on Nathan Detroit to score a secret spot for their floating craps game. Throw in
9/23 - 9/25/2022
Wabash Area Community Theatre
Wabash
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National Merit


In NATIONAL MERIT, seven students embark on an intensive PSAT prep program in the hopes to become National Merit Scholars. As the pressure rises, these
8/25 - 9/25/2022
Theater Wit
1229 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL
Chicago
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Red Summer


A modern musical crafted by MPAACT co-founders Shepsu Aakhu and Shawn Wallace, along with Andrew White, a co-founder of Lookingglass Theatre Company Red Summer is
9/16 - 9/25/2022

PHOTOS VIDEOS CAST
Center for Performing Arts Governors State University
1 University Pkwy
University Park

Suite Surrender


It’s 1942 and two of Hollywood’s biggest divas have descended upon the luxurious Palm Beach Royale Hotel- assistants, luggage and legendary feud with one another
9/16 - 9/25/2022
Parker Players Theater Company

Barrington

The Fantasticks

9/24 - 9/25/2022
Pheonix Theater
Bloomington

The Lifespan of a Fact


Visual content only
9/9 - 9/25/2022
American Lives Theatre
Indy Fringe Theatre, 719 E. St. Clair Street
Indianapolis

The Wild Party


The Frontier
8/26 - 9/25/2022
Blank Theatre Company
Chicago

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?


Visual content only
9/9 - 9/25/2022
Thomas Neumann
Belvidere
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Story Jam Presents: Story Duets with Ian Maksin


STORY JAM features true, personal storytelling duets from six incredible storytellers, plus musical creations by the extraordinary Ian Maksin!Join Story Jam for another beautiful night
9/28
Artifact Events
4325 North Ravenswood Avenue
Chicago

Freaky Friday One Act Edition


A brand-new One Act Edition based on the Disney Channel original movie.
9/29 - 10/1/2022
Belleville Township Hs East
Belleville
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Mariachi Herencia de México


The historic tradition of mariachi music has roots in cities like Guadalajara and Mexico City, places where the festive folk style lived its past glory
10/1 7:30 PM
Center for Performing Arts Governors State University
1 University Pkwy
University Park

American Idiot


South Side High School
9/23 - 10/2/2022
Fort Wayne Summer Music Theatre
Fort Wayne

Bright Star


Visual content only
8/24 - 10/2/2022
Derby Dinner Playhouse
Clarksville

Circle Mirror Transformation


Eastern Illinois University
9/29 - 10/2/2022
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston
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Dan Fogelberg: Native Son


Join us for Dan Fogelberg: Native Son, a staged concert with performances both Saturday, October 1st and Sunday, October 2nd at The Scottish Rite Theatre!
10/1 - 10/2/2022
The Scottish Rite Theatre
400 NE Perry Ave
Peoria

Everybody


Purdue University Theatre
9/22 - 10/2/2022
Purdue University Theatre
West Lafayette



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