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  • Aug 28 — Jan 4, 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…

  • Friday, August 29  at Greenhouse Theater Center

    This Off-Broadway hit features a hilarious and sometimes painful collection of first sexual-experience stories from people of all persuasions -- culled from a website of more than 50,000 responses -- which range from the sweet and sexy to the awkward and humiliating, and pretty much everything in…

  • 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…

  • August 29 — 31  at Greenhouse Theater Center

    Can you truly find love and happiness the second time around? The new play Home of the Gentry explores that notion during 19th century Russia, when nobleman Fyodor Lavretsky returns home after a broken marriage left him…

  • August 30 & 31  at The Morton Arboretum

    Spend the afternoon outdoors with Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, Sally, Lucy and all your favorite Peanuts characters with this fun-filled, musical adventure from Theatre-Hikes. The theater company's innovative approach…

  • Sunday, August 31  at The Annoyance Theatre & Bar

    When Dorothy and her talking dog Toto are whisked away by a tornado in this hilarious puppet spoof, you'll know you're not in Kansas anymore. You know the story, but this fractured take on The Wizard of Oz will take you…

  • August 28 — 31  at Angel Island Theater

    Sample six of Samuel Beckett's shorter works in an exceptional theatrical experience where you and the characters in the plays will share the same space. Six actors will assume multiple roles in Hellish Half-Light,…

  • Aug 28 — Sep 7  at Oil Lamp Theater

    A priest, an actress and a football player walk into a family gathering -- and the results are much more entertaining than any one-liner. Making God Laugh centers around a couple of beleaguered empty-nesters as they…

  • August 28 — 31  at Theater Wit

    Methtacular! is writer-performer Steven Strafford's hilarious and harrowing autobiographical account of his three years as a crystal meth addict in the mean streets of Chicago. Through comedy, songs and plenty of honest…

  • Aug 28 — Sep 14  at Raven Theatre West Stage

    What could be funnier than a good old-fashioned witch hunt? In the hands of Babes With Blades Theatre Company -- not much. Their new original show Witch Slap! finds mass hilarity amidst mass hysteria in a colonial town,…

  • Aug 28 — Sep 27  at Strawdog Theatre

    Strawdog Theatre Company presents The Arsonists, written by popular British comedy writer Alistair Beaton. This elegant, witty translation of Max Frisch's 1958 absurdist comedy, The Firebugs, is part moral fable, part…

  • Sep 14 — Oct 14  at Strawdog Theatre

    Some plays push you to the edge of seat, but only Fail/Safe will leave you sitting on the brink of eternity. This world premiere from Strawdog Theatre Company takes you back to the Cold War at its absolute iciest.…