Chicago Theater

Discover Chicago’s Premier Concert and Theatre Performances: Your Ultimate Guide in the City.
Chicago is one of the country’s best scenes for theater shows and live music events. Immerse yourself in Chicago’s vibrant music and theatre scene, where diverse performances await. There’s something for everyone, from bustling stadium concerts and shows to cozy local theatre productions. Our comprehensive guide provides essential details on Chicago’s top entertainment venues. Find your favorite Broadway shows, plays, musicals, operas, ballets, Cirque Du Soleil, family shows, comedy shows, or concerts, and buy verified theater tickets at the lowest price. Stay informed about the latest events this season, explore detailed seating charts, and find venue locations quickly to plan your perfect cultural outing. Experience the best of Chicago’s entertainment landscape!

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Shows & Musicals 2024/2025

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Upcoming Shows: 2154
  • Message In A Bottle
    Mar
    03
    2024
    1:00 PM
    Sun
    60602, 151 W Randolph Street, Chicago, IL, US
    Prices from $73
    Tickets
  • Mrs. Doubtfire - The Musical
    Mar
    03
    2024
    1:00 PM
    Sun
    Prices from $11
    Tickets
  • Blue Man Group
    Mar
    03
    2024
    1:00 PM
    Sun
    60657, 3133 N Halsted, Chicago, IL, US
    Prices from $89
    Tickets
  • Trinity Irish Dance Company
    Mar
    03
    2024
    3:00 PM
    Sun
    60605, 50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL, US
    Prices from $77
    Tickets
  • Blue Man Group
    Mar
    03
    2024
    4:00 PM
    Sun
    60657, 3133 N Halsted, Chicago, IL, US
    Prices from $72
    Tickets
  • Mrs. Doubtfire - The Musical
    Mar
    03
    2024
    6:30 PM
    Sun
    Prices from $33
    Tickets
  • Message In A Bottle
    Mar
    03
    2024
    6:30 PM
    Sun
    60602, 151 W Randolph Street, Chicago, IL, US
    Prices from $33
    Tickets
  • Penelopiad
    Mar
    03
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Sun
    Penelopiad
    60601, 170 North Dearborn St, Chicago, IL, US
    Prices from $58
    Tickets
  • Mrs. Doubtfire - The Musical
    Mar
    05
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Tue
    Prices from $52
    Tickets
  • Drunk Shakespeare
    Mar
    05
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Tue
    60601, 182 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL, US
    Prices from $151
    Tickets
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Mar
    05
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Tue
    To Kill a Mockingbird
    48202, 3011w Grand Blvd #f100, Detroit, MI, US
    Prices from $69
    Tickets
  • Chicago Kids Company: Little Red Riding Hood
    Mar
    06
    2024
    10:30 AM
    Wed
    Prices from $30
    Tickets
  • In The Heights
    Mar
    06
    2024
    1:00 PM
    Wed
    60069, 10 Marriott Dr., Lincolnshire, IL, US
    Prices from $99
    Tickets
  • Mrs. Doubtfire - The Musical
    Mar
    06
    2024
    1:00 PM
    Wed
    Prices from $79
    Tickets
  • Mrs. Doubtfire - The Musical
    Mar
    06
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Wed
    Prices from $38
    Tickets
  • Drunk Shakespeare
    Mar
    06
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Wed
    60601, 182 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL, US
    Prices from $76
    Tickets
  • Penelopiad
    Mar
    06
    2024
    7:30 PM
    Wed
    Penelopiad
    60601, 170 North Dearborn St, Chicago, IL, US
    Prices from $57
    Tickets
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
    Mar
    06
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Wed
    To Kill a Mockingbird
    48202, 3011w Grand Blvd #f100, Detroit, MI, US
    Prices from $69
    Tickets
  • Chicago Kids Company: Little Red Riding Hood
    Mar
    07
    2024
    10:30 AM
    Thu
    Chicago Kids Company: Little Red Riding Hood
    60614, 2540 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL, US
    Prices from $30
    Tickets
  • In The Heights
    Mar
    07
    2024
    1:00 PM
    Thu
    60069, 10 Marriott Dr., Lincolnshire, IL, US
    Prices from $99
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All Theater Shows

Blue Man Group
Blue Man Group
Upcoming Shows: 384
Briar Street Theatre
Mar 3, 2024 1:00 PM
Message In A Bottle
Message In A Bottle
Upcoming Shows: 2
Cadillac Palace
Mar 3, 2024 1:00 PM
Mrs. Doubtfire - The Musical
Mrs. Doubtfire - The Musical
Upcoming Shows: 10
Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts
Mar 3, 2024 1:00 PM
Trinity Irish Dance Company
Trinity Irish Dance Company
Upcoming Shows: 1
Auditorium Theatre - IL
Mar 3, 2024 3:00 PM
The Penelopiad
The Penelopiad
Upcoming Shows: 28
Albert Ivar Goodman Theatre
Mar 3, 2024 7:30 PM
Drunk Shakespeare
Drunk Shakespeare
Upcoming Shows: 417
The Lion Theatre - Chicago
Mar 5, 2024 7:00 PM
To Kill A Mockingbird
To Kill A Mockingbird
Upcoming Shows: 16
Fisher Theatre - MI
Mar 5, 2024 8:00 PM
Chicago Kids Company
Chicago Kids Company
Upcoming Shows: 1
Apollo Theater Main Stage - Chicago
Mar 6, 2024 10:30 AM
Little Red Riding Hood
Little Red Riding Hood
Upcoming Shows: 3
Apollo Theater Main Stage - Chicago
Mar 6, 2024 10:30 AM
In The Heights
In The Heights
Upcoming Shows: 15
Marriott Theatre
Mar 6, 2024 1:00 PM
Shen Yun Performing Arts
Shen Yun Performing Arts
Upcoming Shows: 14
The Center For The Performing Arts - GSU
Mar 7, 2024 2:00 PM
Putnam County Spelling Bee
Putnam County Spelling Bee
Upcoming Shows: 19
North Theatre At North Shore Center For The Performing Arts
Mar 7, 2024 7:30 PM
Good Kids
Good Kids
Upcoming Shows: 8
McAninch Arts Center - Studio Theatre
Mar 7, 2024 8:00 PM
Teatr Kwadrat
Teatr Kwadrat
Upcoming Shows: 2
Center Theatre At North Shore Center For The Performing Arts
Mar 8, 2024 7:00 PM
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants: The Improvised Musical
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants: The Improvised Musical
Upcoming Shows: 4
de Maat Studio Theater at Second City - Chicago
Mar 8, 2024 9:00 PM
Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach
Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach
Upcoming Shows: 15
Marriott Theatre
Mar 9, 2024 10:00 AM
Baby Wants Candy
Baby Wants Candy
Upcoming Shows: 29
Donny's Skybox Theatre at Second City - Chicago
Mar 9, 2024 7:00 PM
Aida
Aida
Upcoming Shows: 10
Lyric Opera House - IL
Mar 9, 2024 7:30 PM
Momix
Momix
Upcoming Shows: 1
Auditorium Theatre - IL
Mar 9, 2024 7:30 PM
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Upcoming Shows: 10
Lyric Opera House - IL
Mar 9, 2024 7:30 PM
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Chicago Theatre Guide

Chicago’s Premier Theater Offerings: A Curated Guide


Chicago’s theater scene is a dynamic tapestry woven with creativity, drama, and unbridled talent, offering an eclectic mix of performances that cater to every taste. From the mesmerizing beats of live music to the classic charm of Shakespearean drama, the Windy City’s stages are alive with action. Here, we present a handpicked selection of the finest theater shows gracing Chicago, each promising an unforgettable experience.

Must-See Musicals and Vibrant Performances:

  • Blue Man Group: A sensory overload of music, comedy, and multimedia theatrics.
  • In The Heights: A heartwarming tale set to the rhythm of hip-hop and salsa.
  • Beehive: A musical journey through the 1960s, celebrating female empowerment.
  • Drunk Shakespeare: A unique twist on classic plays, performed with a tipsy flair.
  • Shrek The Musical: A fairy-tale adventure brought to life with humor and heart.

Spotlight Productions

Family-Friendly Fun:Mrs. Doubtfire – The Musical” At the Nederlander Theatre, “Mrs. Doubtfire – The Musical” brings the cherished story of a devoted father’s comedic and touching transformation to the stage. This musical adaptation captivates audiences with its humor and heartwarming moments, making it an ideal choice for theatergoers of all ages.

A Dance Spectacle: “Message In A Bottle”

The Cadillac Palace hosts “Message In A Bottle,” a spellbinding dance-theater production set to the iconic tunes of Sting. This show masterfully combines narrative and choreography, inviting the audience into a world where every movement tells a story.

A Modern Classic: “Richard III”

The Chicago Shakespeare Theatre offers a fresh perspective on “Richard III,” one of Shakespeare’s most intriguing historical plays. This rendition dives deep into the themes of power, ambition, and intrigue, promising a thought-provoking experience for fans of classic drama.

A Diverse Theatrical Landscape

Chicago’s theater offerings are as diverse as they are captivating. Whether you’re drawn to the lighthearted laughter of musical comedies, the rhythmic beauty of dance productions, or the timeless appeal of Shakespearean drama, the city’s stages are ready to transport you to other worlds. Dive into Chicago’s vibrant theater scene and discover the magic that keeps audiences returning for more.

List Of Theaters
Albert Ivar Goodman Theatre
location 60601, 170 North Dearborn St, Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 28
Apollo Theater Main Stage - Chicago
location 60614, 2540 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 73
Arie Crown Theater
location 60616, 2301 Lake Shore Dr At Mccormick Place, Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 7
Athenaeum Theatre - IL
location 60657, 2936 North Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 9
Auditorium Theatre - IL
location 60605, 50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 34
Briar Street Theatre
location 60657, 3133 N Halsted, Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 384
Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place
location 60611, 175 E. Chestnut Street, Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 41
Cadillac Palace
location 60602, 151 W Randolph Street, Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 77
Center Theatre At North Shore Center For The Performing Arts
location 60077, 9501 North Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 43
Chicago Symphony Center
location 60604, 220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 82
CIBC Theatre
location 60603, 18 West Monroe Street, Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 41
City Winery - Chicago
location 60607, 1200 W. Randolph St., Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 85
Court Theatre - Chicago
location 60637, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue
Upcoming Events: 39
Courtyard Theater at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
location 60611, 800 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 1
de Maat Studio Theater at Second City - Chicago
location 60614, 230 W. North Ave, Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 16
Donny's Skybox Theatre at Second City - Chicago
location 60614, 230 W. North Ave, Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 60
Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace
location 60181, 100 Drury Ln, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 110
Ensemble Theater At Steppenwolf Theatre
location 60614, 1650 North Halsted Street, Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 30
Epiphany Hall at Epiphany Center for the Arts
location 60607, 201 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL, US
Upcoming Events: 19
Fisher Theatre - MI
location 48202, 3011w Grand Blvd #f100, Detroit, MI, US
Upcoming Events: 145
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