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  • A Doll's House, Part 2
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    01/31/2019 to 03/17/2019 - A Doll's House, Part 2By Lucas HnathDirected by Robin WittJanuary 31, 2019 - March 17, 2019in the Downstate TheatreAs a door slams in 1879 Norway, a young wife and mother leaves behind her family, […]

  • How I Learned To Drive
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    02/07/2019 to 03/24/2019 - Raven Theatre presents Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle. Rural Maryland, 1960s. From behind the wheel of a Chevy ’56, a […]

  • How to Catch Creation
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    01/19/2019 to 02/24/2019 - Four artists and intellectuals in San Francisco struggle to nurture creative impulse and establish legacy—in both their professional and personal lives. When one discovers the works of a black queer […]

  • Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    02/15/2019 to 03/23/2019 - A remount of Promethean’s wildly successful 2016 production, GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE takes a modern look at the life of the 19th century literary figure who was both glorified […]

  • Guards at the Taj
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    05/31/2018 to 07/14/2019 - India 1648. The dawn will reveal for the first time the extraordinary beauty of the Taj Mahal, built as a tribute to the ruler who demanded its construction. But for two hapless imperial guards, t […]

  • Failure: A Love Story
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    02/14/2019 to 02/21/2019 - The clock is ticking as the three Fail sisters approach their untimely deaths in Chicago in 1928. Music and dark wit inform this whimsical fable written by Jeff Award-winning Loyola alumnus P […]

  • FRIENDS! The Musical Parody
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    02/12/2019 to 03/03/2019 - FRIENDS! The Musical Parody is the comedic musical that lovingly pokes fun at TV’s Friends, celebrating the adventures of your favorite group of 20-something friends as they navigate the pitfalls of […]

  • CDS Midwinter Meeting 2019
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    02/21/2019 to 02/23/2019 - […]

  • Chicago Musical Theatre Festival
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    02/05/2019 to 02/24/2019 - Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to present its 5th annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, created to showcase and support the growing field of musical theatre creators from Chicago and beyond. […]

  • Bob Dylan: Electric
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    11/16/2018 to 04/30/2019 - Bob Dylan: Electric spotlights Dylan’s writing – song, poetry, and prose – between his 1965 Newport Folk Festival performance and 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature. Items on display include Bob Dylan’s […]

  • Cardboard Piano
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    01/17/2019 to 03/17/2019 - A hopeful and moving story of loss, love, and the power of faith.At the dawn of the millennium in a darkened church in northern Uganda, the daughter of American missionaries and a local teenage gir […]

  • Anna Ziegler's PHOTOGRAPH 51
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    01/17/2019 to 02/23/2019 - History may well remember the work of Watson and Crick that shaped biology, but it was British chemist Rosalind Franklin who provided the key to the double helix DNA discovery. Photograph 51 shares […]

  • African American Designers in Chicago: Art, Commerce and the Politics of Race
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    10/27/2018 to 03/03/2019 - Featuring work from a wide range of practices including cartooning, sign painting, architectural signage, illustration, graphic design, exhibit design and product design, this exhibition is the first […]

  • Act(s) of God
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    02/13/2019 to 04/07/2019 - Three siblings, two parents, and one very unexpected dinner guest. As a family gathers for an overdue dinner, a mysterious envelope arrives with astonishing news. They soon find themselves scrambling […]

  • Dream Freaks Fall From Space
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    Starting 06/20/2018 - Dream Freaks Fall from Space holds a funhouse mirror up to the already bizarre times in which we’re living. The powerhouse cast delivers a show that’s surreal, musical, maniacal, and utterly […]

  • Chicago Opera Theater presents “The Scarlet Ibis”
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    02/21/2019 to 02/24/2019 - COT presents the first major production of “The Scarlet Ibis.” It is a moving tale about brotherhood, nature and family. “The Scarlet Ibis” tells the story of Doodle, a young boy born physically […]

  • Enrico David: Gradations of Slow Release
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    09/29/2018 to 03/10/2019 - Enrico David has distinguished himself as one of the most original and fascinating artists working today. This fall, the MCA presents the first survey of Italian-born, London-based David, whos […]

  • Chicago Works: Jessica Campbell
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    12/18/2018 to 07/07/2019 - The satirical drawings, comics, and textiles by Chicago-based artist Jessica Campbell (Canadian, b. 1985) take aim at everyday experiences that reveal the sexism women face in the 21st century. […]

  • Frederick Douglass AGITATOR
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    06/22/2018 to 05/31/2019 - “Agitate! Agitate! Agitate!” is a quote from activist Frederick Douglass who was one of the greatest public speakers in American history, so it’s only fitting that the new exhibit in his honor at t […]

  • Chicago's Original Architecture Tour®
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    Starting 06/06/2018 - Be inspired by the captivating, visual art that is Chicago’s legendary architecture, and the exceptional architects who created this ever-changing, dynamic legacy for all to enjoy and admire. This […]

  • Girl in the Red Corner
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    02/01/2019 to 03/02/2019 - Broken Nose Theatre presents the Midwest premiere drama GIRL IN THE RED CORNER. Unemployed and fresh from an abusive marriage, Halo steps into a gym one day and signs up for mixed martial arts […]

  • Curious Theatre Branch and Prop Thtr Presents The 30th Annual Rhinoceros Theater Festival
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    12/19/2018 to 02/24/2019 - Curious Theatre Branch and Prop Thtr are proud to announce the 30th annual Rhinoceros Theater Festival (Rhinofest), January 12 – February 24, 2019 at Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston Ave. The 2019 Rhinofest […]

  • Groundings
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    11/03/2018 to 06/09/2019 - Groundings explores movement, both seen and unseen, through a series of residencies with artists who work in dance, music, and performance art. During the run of Groundings, the performers hold open […]

  • Dead Man's Cell Phone
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    02/07/2019 to 03/10/2019 - An incessantly ringing cell phone in a quiet café. A stranger at the next table who has had enough. And a dead man – with a lot of loose ends. So begins DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE, a wildly imaginative new […]

  • Hamilton
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    02/08/2019 to 07/21/2019 - HAMILTON is the story of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new […]

  • DEAR EVAN HANSEN
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    02/12/2019 to 03/10/2019 - DESCRIPTION:The winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen features a book by Tony Award-winner Steven Levenson, a score by Academy Award and Tony winning composers Benj […]

  • How I Learned To Drive
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    02/07/2019 to 03/24/2019 - Raven Theatre presents Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle. This artful, surprising and often-funny memory play that […]

  • Dimensions of Citizenship: Architecture and Belonging from the Body to the Cosmos
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    02/15/2019 to 04/27/2019 - Dimensions of Citizenship: Architecture and Belonging from the Body to the Cosmos, the official U.S. entry at the recently-concluded 16th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, […]

  • Joffrey Ballet's Anna Karenina
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    02/15/2019 to 02/24/2019 - As the centerpiece of its 2018-19 season, The Joffrey Ballet proudly announces the world premiere of Yuri Possokhov’s historic reimagining of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel, Anna Karenina, considered t […]

  • A Body Measured Against the Earth
    on February 22, 2019 at 5:59 am

    08/25/2018 to 04/07/2019 - Titled after a quote from eco-feminist author and critic Rebecca Solnit, this exhibition draws from the MCA’s collection and features artists that stage encounters between the earth and the body to […]