Chicago Theatre Week 2018: Tickets and Information

Chicago Theatre Week 2018: Tickets and Information
Writers Theatre in Glencoe is one of the many theaters participating in CTW. Photo: Steve Hall (c) Hedrich Blessing

Tickets Go On Sale Tuesday, January 9 at 10 am CST

The annual celebration of Chicago’s second to none theatre scene, Chicago Theatre Week (CTW), kicks off February 8th (through the 18th) just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, January 9 at 10 am CST. They are first come, first served with popular productions selling out fast. 

Shows are priced at $30, $15, and some even less. Over 120 theatre productions are expected to participate this year from neighborhoods throughout the city and suburbs.

A small sample of the many companies expected to participate includes: 16th Street Theater, A Red Orchid Theatre, Black Ensemble Theater, Broadway In Chicago, Chicago Children’s Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Court Theatre, Drury Lane Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Greenhouse Theater Center, The Joffrey Ballet, Lifeline Theatre, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Northlight Theatre, Paramount Theatre, Porchlight Music Theatre, Pride Films and Plays, The Second City, Stage Left Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Underscore Theatre Company, Victory Gardens Theater, Windy City Playhouse and Writers Theatre.

Ticket offer details will be announced on the Theatre Week website, when tickets go on sale on January 9, 2018.

 “This year marks the sixth year of Chicago Theatre Week—and each year, the program proves more successful than ever. Last year, almost 12,000 value-priced tickets were sold to 128 participating productions,” comments Deb Clapp, Executive Director of the League of Chicago Theatres. “Almost 2/3 of Chicago Theatre Week patrons surveyed said that it was their first time at that particular theatre.”

About Chicago theater

Chicago theater is the leader in the U.S. with more than 250 theaters throughout Chicagoland, comprising a rich and varied community ranging from storefront, non-union theaters to the most renowned resident theaters in the country, including 5 which have been honored with Regional Tony Awards, and the largest touring Broadway organization in the nation. Chicago’s theaters 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. Last year alone Chicago theater companies produced more than 100 world premiere productions and adaptations. Each year Chicago theaters send new work to resident theaters across the country, to Broadway, and around the world. 

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