Even through we are now knee-deep in mistletoe and holly, it won’t be long before Valentine’s Day is upon us with an extra special treat for 2014--Chicago’s Second Annual Theatre Week.
The 2014 Chicago Theatre Week, February 11 through February 16, will feature over 100 productions. New to this year’s Theatre Week is a partnership with area hotels, which will be offering Chicago Theatre Week packages to include a hotel room and a pair of tickets to one of ten productions.
Visitors and residents will again have the opportunity to sample the extraordinary range of theatrical offerings throughout Chicagoland. The week celebrates Chicago theatre by offering patrons special incentives and encouraging participation throughout all Chicago neighborhoods.
Coming in the gray days of February when cabin fever is reaching it’s pinnacle, Chicago Theatre Week provides a great escape and a potent anecdote to lift spirits.
Unfortunately tickets and hotel information will not be available until January 7, 2014 so you can’t slip them in a Christmas stocking but you can start to make plans now especially if you are coming from out of town.
Ticket sales and hotel offers will be listed on a centralized website, click here starting at 9:00 a.m. CST January 7, 2014.
Theeatres expected to participate include:
A Red Orchid Theatre, Loyola University Chicago, The Actors Gymnasium, Mercury Theater, American Theater Company, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, The Annoyance, The New Colony, Apollo Theater, Next Theatre, Athenaeum Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, Nuns4Fun, Beverly Theatre Guild, The pH Comedy Theater, Broadway in Bronzeville, Polarity Ensemble Theatre, Broadway In Chicago, Porchlight Music Theatre, Chicago a cappella, Profiles Theatre, Chicago Children’s Theatre, Raven Theatre, Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble, Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, Chicago DCASE Storefront Theater, The Royal George Theatre, Chicago Opera Theater, Runcible Theatre Company, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Second City, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Shattered Globe Theatre, Clockwise Theatre, Sideshow Theatre, Collaboraction, Signal Ensemble Theatre, ComedySportz Chicago, St. Sebastian Players, The Den Theatre, Stage 773, Emerald City Theatre, Stage Left Theatre, First Floor Theater, Steep Theatre, First Folio Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Goodman Theatre, Strawdog Theatre Company, Greenhouse Theater Center, Theater Wit, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, The Theatre Conservatory at Roosevelt University, The House Theatre of Chicago, The Theatre School at DePaul University, The Hypocrites, TimeLine Theatre, Interrobang Theatre Project, Trap Door Theatre, The Joffrey Ballet, UP Comedy Club, Lifeline Theatre, Waltzing Mechanics, LiveWire Chicago Theatre, Writers’ Theatre and Lookingglass Theatre Company
Chicago Theatre Week is presented by the League of Chicago Theatres in partnership with Choose Chicago.
About Chicago Theatre
Chicago theatre is a leader in the U.S. with more than 250 theatres throughout Chicagoland, comprising a rich and varied community ranging from storefront, non-union theaters to the most renowned resident theatres in the country, including 5 that have been honored with Regional Tony Awards, as well as the largest touring Broadway organization in the nation. Chicago’s theatres serve 5 million audience members annually and have a combined budget of more than $250 million. Chicago produces and/or presents more world premieres annually than any other city in the nation. In 2012-13 alone, Chicago theatre companies produced more than 130 world premiere productions and adaptations. Each year, Chicago theatres send new work to resident theatres across the country, to Broadway, and around the world.
About the League of Chicago Theatres
The League of Chicago Theatres is an alliance of theatres which leverages its collective strength to promote, support, and advocate for Chicago's theatre industry locally, nationally, and internationally. The League of Chicago Theatres Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the art of theatre in the Chicago area through audience development and support services for theatres and theatre profession
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