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This will be the first time this musical has played in Chicago and you have less than two weeks to catch it — what exactly is this show again?
TimeLine Theatre Company’s recent, sold-out production of “Relentless” will get a new downtown run.
The company, known for its long-running production “That’s Weird, Grandma” that used professional actors and crew to celebrate the creative writing of students in Chicago Public School…
The touring Broadway musical “Hairspray” arrives in Chicago for a two-week run at the CIBC Theatre in the Loop this week.
BoHo Theatre Company on Thursday announced that Elizabeth Swanson will be its new artistic director.
Chicago’s Black Ensemble Theater on Thursday announced a new season of shows for 2022, with the first beginning in just a few weeks.
As Illinois reaches what might be peak omicron, Chicago theaters and performance companies have announced a new round of postponements and schedule changes.
The recent rise in COVID-19 brought more announcements of changes and postponements in Chicago theater. This list will update.
“Moulin Rouge! The Musical” has postponed its Chicago opening by about a month, according to an announcement Thursday from presenter Broadway in Chicago.
Wednesday brought a rush of show cancellations, postponements and changes in the upcoming season for the world of Chicago theater and performing arts, all tied to concerns over public health…
The off-Loop company Redtwist Theatre announced Wednesday it is suspending live productions and postponing “Collected Stories.”
Lyric Opera of Chicago and Raven Theatre both have announced cancellations of upcoming productions due to COVID and public health concerns.
For all the things Chicago is famous for, let puppetry be on the list, and puppetry’s biggest event on the calendar is the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival.
The Goodman Theatre has canceled the rest of the run of its holiday show “A Christmas Carol,” the theater announced late Monday.
The Joffrey Ballet announced Thursday that it was canceling the remainder of its performances of “The Nutcracker” at the Lyric Opera House because of COVID-19.
The titles you’ll likely know — the musicals “The King and I” and “A Chorus Line” and the play “Steel Magnolias” — but that’s with a reason.
The holiday show “A Christmas Carol” has been suspended at the Goodman Theatre through Friday, according to an announcement Tuesday from the theater, after a COVID-19 exposure within the…
The touring musical “Pretty Woman,” which had been slated to play though Sunday at the CIBC Theatre in the Loop, has had to cancel the rest of its Chicago performances.
The Paramount Theatre in Aurora announced Friday it must cancel its performances of “Cinderella” this weekend because of COVID cases in the cast and crew.
“Skates” will be the first show in the newly renovated Studebaker Theater; 'Pooh' is told with puppets.
Dim the lights, ready Glinda’s flying soap bubble, cue “Defying Gravity” — the musical Wicked is coming back to Chicago next fall.
The Apollo Theater Chicago on Lincoln Avenue is lit again with live shows, now with the comedy musical “Love Actually?” and continuing in the spring, including with a show titled “Frie…
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago has announced its 2021-22 season, titled “RE/CHARGE,” the 44th for the company and the first under the artistic direction of Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell.
Women now hold both top leadership roles at the Equity-affiliated African American theater.
Victory Gardens Theater has announced its upcoming season at the Biograph in Lincoln Park. The slate will feature three mainstage productions including a world premiere and will begin with �…
“When Harry Met Rehab,” a new comedy about sobriety, has been announced for the Greenhouse Theater Center starring Dan Butler of “Frasier” fame.
The House Theatre of Chicago has announced its upcoming season, its first under new artistic director Lanise Antoine Shelley.
Writers Theatre has announced its 2021-2022 season, with four plays for live audiences at the theater in Glencoe for its 30th anniversary.
To get back on stage in front of live audiences, or not? That remains the pressing question for many of Chicago’s smaller and midsized nonprofit theaters. Raven Theatre in the Edgewater ne…
Shakes in the Parks has always prized entertainment over iambic pentameter, and with that in mind, this year’s “Dream: A Community Reimagining of A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be l…
Chicago’s Den Theatre has announced some big comedic names for fall 2021, including Maria Bamford, Nick Kroll and Cameron Esposito.