The League of Chicago Theatres is proud to serve a membership of more than 200 theaters, a rich and varied theater community ranging from storefront, non-union theaters with budgets under $10,000 to major cultural centers with multi-million dollar shows. No other theater service organization in the country has such a diverse theater membership. Whether you call yourself a Chicagoan or are just visiting for the weekend, the League of Chicago Theatres is your source for Chicago theater.
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"Aladdin" ✭✭✭ "Aladdin," the most frenetic and cartoonish of Disney's screen-to-stage musicals, officially opened its first national tour in Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theatre. And Adam Jacobs, his gleaming white teeth, his charming costar
Summer has brought several hits — and extensions — to the Chicago theater, allowing you still to catch some fine artistic experiences before the cares of the fall intrude. Steep Theatre's summer production of Cordelia Lynn's "Lela & Co." was supp
The Neo-Futurists’ 2017-18 season will include three world premieres by Kirsten Riiber, Trevor Dawkins and Lily Mooney, the company announced Wednesday. The first Prime Time production will be Riiber’s “Tangles and Plaques” (Oct. 12-Nov. 18),
Like any genre, non-fiction films rely on tropes. At the Annoyance Theatre, “Life in 35mm: An Improvised Documentary” aims to satirize “popular, self-important documentaries and the characters within who cash in on the credit.” That last part
When Keith Elliott, Todd Kiech and Harriet Ross presented the first Dance for Life in June 1992, Chicago’s dance community was in crisis. Friends and colleagues were dying at alarming rates of a disease that no one fully understood. Dance for Life
Dick Smothers, one part of the famous comedy duo the Smothers Brothers, will appear in iO Theater's Chicago Musical Improv Festival this weekend. Smothers will appear as the guest monologist with the cast of the Musical Armando on Friday and will als
Goodman Theatre announced the lineup of its 14th annual New Stages Festival Monday. Featuring three weeks of developmental productions and staged readings, the free fest runs Sept. 20-Oct. 8 in the Owen Theatre. The three developmental productions,
On a sunny Monday afternoon in Lakeview, a man bikes by Chicago Bagel Authority and a woman walks into Walgreens. Someone wearing a tie-dye Lollapalooza T-shirt crosses the street. At 959 W. Belmont Ave., patrons of Milio’s Hair Studio open a glass
The Sexy Liberal Resistance Tour will make a Chicago stop this fall, it was announced Friday. The political-protest-as-comedy show features national television and talk radio host Stephanie Miller, John Fugelsang, Frangela (Frances Callier and Angela
This week's Showcase features a song from Disney's "Aladdin," now in its final weeks at the Cadillac Palace Theatre. Jacob Dickey, who stars as the loveable street rat who wins the heart of a princess, sings "Proud of Your Boy," an Alan Menken and
No need to wait for it. The official “Hamilton” app is here. The HamApp, sure to please fans of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Founding Fathers phenomenon, is available now for iOS and Android devices in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, Miranda
In 1994, an actor named James Lecesne created a solo show in New York City. He ended up starting a movement and saving the lives of uncounted American teenagers. This is the story of Trevor. A fictional 13-year-old. A kid who loves Diana Ross and her