Chicago, Friday, September 23, 2011. If you are looking for a way to save some money but still see some of Chicago's top upcoming shows and enjoy a bite to eat, check out these specials on Show Me Chicago.
Broadway in Chicago is offering $25 dollar tickets for select performances to be purchased on the 25th of each month. The shows will change, but the price will remain $25. This month's specially priced ticket, available on September 25 is for WISHFUL DRINKING with Carrie Fisher.
The one-woman show recounts the true and intoxicating tale of Carrie Fisher's life from being the daughter of Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (not to mention being Princess Lela in the original Star Wars triology) to making it on her own with all the ups and downs along the way.
In order to buy the specially priced $25 tickets, you must be on Facebook or join Facebook and become a fan (like) of Broadway in Chicago. Tickets will go on sale this Sunday, September 25, 2011 for $25 for various performance of WISHFUL DRINKING at the Bank of America Theatre (18 W. Monroe St.). Quantities are limited.
Over on Dearborn, Get Some "Red" Hot Specials.
The highly anticipated Red, by acclaimed playwright John Logan opens at the Goodman Theatre next week. The show provides a portrait of legendary abstract expressionist painter, Mark Rothko (1903-1970] and his apprentice caught in the rapidly changing landscape of the art world of the 1960's. In conjunction with the opening, Goodman Theatre and Mayor Rahm Emanuel are encouraging everyone to wear red on Tuesday, September 27, officially proclaimed "Paint the Town RED Day" in the City of Chicago by the mayor, in honor of Chicago artists, the start of the theater season and RED. Also on September 27, stop by the Goodman Theater from 11a.m. to 1p.m. and get caught RED-handed, painting your handprint and autograph on on an 8'x9' canvas that will be on display during the run of the play. Playwright John Logan and the cast of Red (Edward Gero and Patrick Andrews) will be participating in the festivities.
In addition, Goodman Theatre has teamed up with some of the nearby dining establishments for some "Red" hot specials:
Show your RED ticket stub at Petterino's from September 27 through October 9 and receive a complimentary mini 'Red' velvet cupcake with your lunch or dinner purchase.
Try Catch Thirty Five's "Ruby RED" cocktail—and get a free dessert with two entrée purchases.
Check out Trattoria No. 10's RED, red wine promotion. Show your ticket for RED and get discounted glasses and bottles of specially selected red wines.
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