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"Dance Nation": Fiercely Funny 2019 Pulitzer Finalist

Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre, Chicago
Sunday, December 15 - Tuesday, December 31
  • Theater

Lights up. Step up. Don't f*ck it up. In this feral feminist war cry, a pre-teen dance troupe navigates ambition, friendship and desire as they claw their way to Nationals in Tampa Bay. Featuring a mu... Read more

"The Land of Forgotten Toys"

Greenhouse Theater Center, Chicago
Sunday, December 15 - Sunday, December 29
  • Theater
  • Holiday
  • Family

Grace must save Christmas! How did this happen to a young woman working at her family's toy store in Sheboygan, Wisconsin? Let's see how Grace gets us out of trouble in "The Land of Forgotten Toys".... Read more

"Lindiwe" Featuring Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre, Chicago
Sunday, December 15 - Sunday, January 05
  • Theater

Five-time Grammy-winning a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo lends their "lush, warm, glorious harmonies" (BBC) to the love story of "Lindiwe". The production crosses both regional and spiritual ... Read more

"The Christmas Foundling"

The Buena at Pride Arts Center, Chicago
Sunday, December 15 - Sunday, January 05
  • Theater
  • Holiday

The peace of a small colony of miners is disrupted with the discovery of a foundling on Christmas Eve in 1850. A decade later, the boy's idyllic life with this family of men is interrupted by the arri... Read more

"I'm Not a Comedian ... I'm Lenny Bruce" Directed By Joe Mantegna

Royal George Theatre, Chicago
Sunday, December 15 - Sunday, January 05
  • Theater
  • Top Rated

Hot off its critically-acclaimed, sold out Los Angeles and Off Broadway engagements, the Chicago premiere of "I'm Not a Comedian ... I'm Lenny Bruce" is directed by multi-award-winning actor and direc... Read more

"The Signature Show"

Chicago Magic Lounge, Chicago
Sunday, December 15 - Sunday, February 02
  • Theater
  • Top Rated

Sunday nights are now featuring "The Signature Show", the show that created the venue. An homage to the historic Chicago Magic Bar scene, "The Signature Show" features table-side magic, followed by tw... Read more

"It's A Wonderful Life -- A Live Radio Play"

Oil Lamp Theater, Glenview
Sunday, December 15 - Sunday, December 29
  • Theater
  • Holiday

If this isn't already a tradition, well, there's always this year. Even better than watching the movie, you get to sit in the studio of New York radio station WBFR on Christmas Eve in 1946 and watch s... Read more

"Why Torture is Wrong and the People Who Love Them"

Athenaeum Theatre Studio Three, Chicago
Sunday, December 15
  • Theater

The 2019 Christopher Durang Season concludes with the hilarious "Why Torture is Wrong and the People Who Love Them", a play which turns political humor upside down in a raucous and provocative satire ... Read more

"America's Best Outcast Toy - An Oddball Holiday Reality Musical"

Pride Arts Center: Broadway Stage, Chicago
Sunday, December 15 - Sunday, January 12
  • Theater
  • Holiday

We all know the story of the outcast toys and how they were rescued from their island by a certain famous reindeer (may he rest in peace). But what became of the outcast toys when they came back to Am... Read more

Family Holiday Adventure "The Steadfast Tin Soldier"

Lookingglass Theatre, Chicago
Sunday, December 15 - Sunday, January 26
  • Theater
  • Holiday
  • Family
  • Top Rated

Called "gloriously creative and terrifically engaging" by the "Chicago Sun-Times", "The Steadfast Tin Soldier" brims with love and bravery. The whole family can enjoy the unlikely adventure of a littl... Read more

Bixbee Presents Holiday Fun for the Whole Family

Bixbee Imagination Station, Chicago
Sunday, December 15
  • Holiday
  • Comp Train
  • Comps
  • Museums & Attractions
  • Family
  • Under $10

If you're like us, the song "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" has probably left you wondering what "reindeer games" the other reindeer wouldn't let Rudolph play. Bixbee's Holiday Kidfest is where you c... Read more

"THIS IS MY KIND OF COMEDY SHOW"

Laugh Factory, Chicago
Sunday, December 15
  • Comedy

"THIS IS MY KIND OF COMEDY SHOW" is exactly what it sounds like! It’s the type of comedy show that we were brought up on watching on TV. With a live DJ and some of the funniest comics America has to... Read more

"All I Want for Chicago Is..."

Collaboraction, Chicago
Sunday, December 15
  • Theater
  • Holiday
  • Added This Week

A Collaboraction youth production, "All I Want for Chicago Is..." is created, written and performed by the teens in Collaboraction’s Youth Theatre Program. When a group of teenagers seek to escape a... Read more

David Sedaris' Hilarious Anti-Holiday Favorite

Goodman Theatre - The Owen, Chicago
Sunday, December 15 - Sunday, December 29
  • Theater
  • Holiday

If your Christmas vibe is more "Bad Santa" than "It's a Wonderful Life", then this one-man show based on David Sedaris's famous essay about working as a department store elf will be just your cup of (... Read more

"Drunk Shakespeare": Acting Under the Influence

The Lounge at The Lion, Chicago
Sunday, December 15 - Thursday, April 30
  • Theater
  • Comp Train
  • Comps
  • Under $10
  • Top Rated
  • For Adults

A self-proclaimed "drinking club with a Shakespeare problem," the merry members of the Drunk Shakespeare Society invite you to join a night of suds and sonnets, cocktails and couplets, booze and ... w... Read more

"A Christmas Carol" at The Goodman

Goodman Theatre - The Albert, Chicago
Sunday, December 15 - Sunday, December 29
  • Theater
  • Holiday
  • Hot
  • Family
  • Top Rated

More than a million Chicagoans can't be wrong -- the Goodman's heartfelt, high-end production of Dickens' classic has set the standard for more than 40 years, what with its "amazing sets, gorgeous cos... Read more

Live Jazz at Winter's Jazz Club

Winter's Jazz Club, Chicago
Sunday, December 15 - Friday, January 31
  • Music
  • Nightlife
  • Under $10
  • Top Rated

As Wynton Marsalis put it, "Jazz music is America's past and its potential, summed up and sanctified and accessible to anybody who learns to listen to, feel, and understand it." Winter's Jazz Club in ... Read more

John Heffron, "Last Comic Standing" Winner

Chicago Improv of Schaumburg, Schaumburg
Sunday, December 15
  • Comedy
  • Top Rated

John Heffron, the season two winner of NBC's hit reality series "Last Comic Standing", returns to the Improv with riotously relatable material ranging from accounts of his barhopping adventures in his... Read more

"Christmas Bingo" From the Writer of "Late Nite Catechism"

Royal George Theatre, Chicago
Sunday, December 15 - Sunday, December 29
  • Theater
  • Holiday
  • Top Rated
  • Good for Groups

Vicki Quade, creator of the smash hit "Late Nite Catechism", invites you to get into the Christmas spirit with her hilarious holiday show, "Christmas Bingo: It's a Ho-Ho-Holy Night". Brush up on your ... Read more

Hilarious Musicals & More Created On the Spot

The Playground Theater, Chicago
Sunday, December 15
  • Comp Train
  • Comps
  • Comedy
  • Under $10

Nite Brunch makes up a fresh comic musical on the spot every week. The hilarious and talented performers at The Playground Theater have played everything from trapeze artists to garden gnomes, all ins... Read more

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