Category: Theater in Chicago

Steppenwolf Theatre is back with their acclaimed production of Bug

Steppenwolf Theatre is back with their acclaimed production of Bug
Steppenwolf welcomes audiences back to the theater withacclaimed production by ensemble member Tracy Letts,directed by David Cromer, with ensemble membersRandall Arney, Carrie Coon and Namir Smallwood After 20 months in the dark, Steppenwolf Theatre Company will reopen to in-person theatre in grand style with its revival production of Tracy Letts’ Bug. The Bug revival which... Read more »

Chicago Live Theatre is back: Here's a preview of Fall 2021

Chicago Live Theatre is back: Here's a preview of Fall 2021
Put on a happy mask. Chicago Theatre is alive, well and back in person. Take a look at some of the confirmed upcoming productions from theaters listed below. Theatres A Red Orchid Theatre, American Blues Theater, Chicago Magic Lounge, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Court Theatre, Drury Lane Theater, Mercury Theater Chicago, Northlight Theatre, Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, Skates,... Read more »

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is back in person with a full season of productions and special events

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is back in person with a full season of productions and special events
CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE ARTISTS & AUDIENCES “COME TOGETHER” FOR AS YOU LIKE IT BEGINNING OCTOBER 6 “To Be or Not to Be”…that was the question surrounding Chicago Shakespeare Theaters’ return to in-person theatre this season. “To Be” is the answer Chicago Shakespeare Theater kicks off what they are calling their “Come Back Season” with As You Like It starting October... Read more »
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Hot Tix is back: See what shows are offering half price tickets

Hot Tix is back: See what shows are offering half price tickets
The League of Chicago Theatres announces the reopening of its Hot Tix locations and the return of half-price tickets signaling the long-awaited reopening of the robust Chicago theatre industry.  Since theatres ceased in-person productions on March 13, 2020, Hot Tix has been a comprehensive resource for all theatre productions, both online and in-person, regardless of... Read more »

Broadway in Chicago is back: the 2021-2022 Season

THE CURTAIN RISES AGAIN! Broadway in Chicago is back! We at Show Me Chicago couldn’t be more excited  The 2021-2022 Broadway in Chicago season kicks off October 5. 2021, with an exciting line-up of shows including two pre-Broadways, Paradise Square and THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, four direct-from-Broadway productions Disney’s FROZEN, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, COME FROM AWAY, MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL and... Read more »

How to enjoy Chicago Theatre Week 2021 from home

How to enjoy Chicago Theatre Week 2021 from home
Chicago Theatre week starts today. This year, like many other things, the event will be held virtually. Here’s what you need to know to enjoy special offerings from home. Log On Log on to ChicagoTheatreWeek.com starting February 25 where you’ll see offerings from more than 100 theatre and learn about individual theatres and how you can offer... Read more »
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The Devil Wears Prada announces Chicago run dates

The Devil Wears Prada announces Chicago run  dates
Good News This just in CHICAGO – Broadway In Chicago announced today that the upcoming pre-Broadway World Premiere of THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, originally scheduled to run July 13 – August 15, 2021, at the CIBC Theatre, will now run July 19, 2022 – August 21, 2022, at the James M. Nederlander Theatre. Current ticket... Read more »

Goodman Theatre’s holiday gift to Chicago

Goodman Theatre’s holiday gift to Chicago
Goodman Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol is a holiday tradition for many with nearly two million people having experienced what has been most definitely “one of Chicago’s treasured Christmas traditions” for the past 42 years. This year, due to the C word–all indoor theatre productions have been suspended– which means that the Goodman production of... Read more »

Chicago Theatre: Fall 2020 in person and virtual productions

Chicago Theatre: Fall 2020 in person and virtual productions
The Fall 2020 teatre season will look a little different this year. But there’s still a lot to be excited about. The Chicago Theatre community–that is second to none–has put together a creative line-up of programing from outdoor performances and drive-ups to virtual and audio performances. HERE ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS (with more in the works)... Read more »
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How American Theatre is coping with the invasion of COVID-19

How American Theatre is coping with the invasion of COVID-19
With COVID-19 changing the world as we know it into an invisible enemy, one of the hardest hit institutions is the American Theatre which has been completely shutdown until further notice. If and when theaters will reopen and life will be back to normal, no one knows for sure. As a member of American Theater... Read more »
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