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  • Oct 30 — Mar 1, 2015  at Briar Street Theatre

    Blue Man Group is an organization founded by Chris Wink, Matt Goldman and Phil Stanton. The organization produces theatrical shows and concerts featuring popular music, comedy and multimedia; recorded music and scores for film and television; television appearances for shows such as The Tonight…

  • Oct 31 — Dec 13  at Strawdog Theatre

    In writing Great Expectations, Charles Dickens crammed all of life between the covers of a book. In staging Great Expectations, Strawdog Theatre Company attempts to do the same ... but on stage ... using a cast of six. In Strawdog's Great Expectations, the small-but-nimble cast quick-changes their…

  • Monday, December 29  at Bare Knuckle Productions

    Quentin Tarantino's WWII revenge fantasy gets turned on its ear in Inglourious Bitches, featuring gender- and racial-blind casting. The story remains the same, as a pack of Jewish-American soldiers go on a rampage to wipe out Nazi villains, but the people playing the characters will be completely…

  • October 30 & 31  at Raven Theatre East Stage

    Some 65 years after it was first produced, Arthur Miller's American tragedy about the Keller family -- entrepreneur father, devoted mother, war-hero sons -- and their fall from grace still grips audiences. Set…

  • October 30 & 31  at Theatre Y (at the historic…

    Join us for our opening preview of Samuel Beckett's Happy Days Please note that the running time of the performance is subject to change.This performance is not handicapped accessible.COMPANY HISTORYTheatre Y was…

  • Oct 30 — Nov 13  at Theater Wit

    Written by Pulitzer Prize-winner Alfred Uhry (Driving Miss Daisy), this stirring Broadway musical is based on the real-life story of Jewish factory foreman Leo Frank, who was convicted for the rape and killing of a…

  • Oct 30 — Nov 9  at Oil Lamp Theater

    When one of America's most celebrated playwrights holds a mirror up to modern relationships, are you strong enough to look? This the challenge issued in Donald Margulies' Pulitzer-winning Dinner with Friends, now at…

  • Oct 30 — Nov 23  at Raven Theatre West Stage

    A one-man terrorist cell wages all-out war ... because his somebody killed his cat in The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Oscar-nominated writer Martin McDonagh is famous for mixing his pitch-black Irish humor with a…

  • Oct 30 — Nov 2  at The Side Project Theatre

    Inspired by George W. Bush's first presidential term circa 2002, and an examination of our current culture, this fresh, modern take on Macbeth makes for a production that Shakespeare rookies and veterans alike can…

  • Oct 30 — Nov 2  at The Den Theatre - Main Stage

    Dead Accounts, which debuted on Broadway in 2012 with Katie Holmes in the lead role, now makes its Chicago debut. Written by Theresa Rebeck, creator of NBC's Smash, Dead Accounts tells the story of prodigal son Jack's…

  • Oct 31 — Nov 1  at Public House Theatre

    A Nightmare on Backstreet hilariously goes where no musical has gone before: it combines the story of the original Nightmare on Elm Street movie with the music of '90s boy band sensation Backstreet Boys. In this new…

  • November 1 — 14  at The Sabre Room

    As if the knee-deep-in-neon '80s weren't already tragic enough, now there's a murder to, like, worry about! In Totally '80s Totally Murder, The Juggernauts of New Wave are in town to put on a radical concert -- but…