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May 2018

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Hamilton

CIBC Theatre Open Run

The exhilarating hit musical that is changing the face of theater!

Hamilton, CIBC Theatre, Chicago
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tony award

Winner of 11 Tony Awards

Don't miss Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton, the exhilarating show that is changing the face of musicals. It's a rollicking historical epic, equal parts Sondheim and Notorious B.I.G.,...

Prices from: $115

Dirty Dancing

Cadillac Palace Theater May 29 - Jun 3, 2018

Dirty Dancing is an explosive mix of music, romance and sensational dancing. Don't put baby in the corner!

Dirty Dancing, Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago
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Dirty Dancing treats you to an unprecedented live experience, exploding with achingly cool music, romance, and above all, sensational dancing. This touring production hews closely to the movie, packing...

Prices from: $35

Neverwhere

Lifeline Theatre May 25 - Jul 15, 2018

Neil Gaiman's urban fantasy comes to life on stage

Neverwhere, Lifeline Theatre, Chicago

Lifeline Theatre invites you into a wild and world deep below London where nothing is as it seems in this exciting adaptation of Neil Gaiman's sprawling urban fantasy by Robert Kauzlarich. If you're looking...

Prices from: $20

Macbeth

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Until Jun 24, 2018

Adapted by Aaron Posner and Teller (yes that Teller!)

Macbeth, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Chicago

After their success with The Tempest, Aaron Poser and Teller (yes, that Teller) return with their own unique take on the Bard's most explosive tragedy. The barren moors and draughty castles of medieval...

Prices from: $95

Oklahoma!

Marriott Theatre Until Jun 10, 2018

The Marriot Theatre's 75th Anniversary production!

Oklahoma, Marriott Theatre, Chicago

Back by popular demand, the Marriot Theatre celebrates 75 years of Rodgers and Hammerstein's iconic musical. The first production of their incredible partnership, Oklahoma! has long since become one of...

Blue Man Group

Briar Street Theater Open Run

Musical genius at its most inventive - a unique experience for your ears and eyes!

Blue Man Group, Briar Street Theater, Chicago
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Unlike anything you've ever seen before, the Blue Man Group's show is a dazzling audio-visual delight, throwing dance, performance art, music and comedy into a big melting pot and giving it a mighty stir....

Prices from: $75

South Pacific

Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace Until Jun 17, 2018

Rodgers and Hammersteins' Pacific Island romance

South Pacific, Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace, Chicago

Drury Lane presents a brand new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's enduring tale of love in the face of prejudice, which features the songs 'I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair' and 'Happy...

Prices from: $70

Guards At The Taj

Steppenwolf Theatre May 31 - Jul 22, 2018

Pulitzer Prize nominee Rajiv Joseph's award-winning Off-Broadway play makes its Chicago premiere

Guards At The Taj, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago

Pulitzer prize nominee Rajiv Joseph's award-winning play and Off-Broadway triumph Guards At The Taj makes its Chicago debut as part of Steppenwolf's brand new theatre season. The programme of six plays...

Prices from: $130

Mies Julie

Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre May 25 - Jun 24, 2018

Yael Farber's critically acclaimed adaptation of the August Strindberg classic Miss Julie

Mies Julie, Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre, Chicago

Since its Edinburgh Fringe debut in 2012, renowned South African playwright Yael Farber's contemporary reworking of the August Strindberg classic Miss Julie has taken the theatrical world by storm, earning...

Prices from: $120

Seussical The Musical

Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace Until Jun 9, 2018

The family-friendly Broadway musical smash enjoys a Drury Lane Theatre revival this Spring!

Seussical The Musical, Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace, Chicago

Enter the topsy-turvy world of Dr. Seuss this Spring when Drury Lane Theatre For Young Audiences present a rollicking revival of the family-friendly Broadway smash hit Seussical the Musical. Penned by...

Prices from: $30

The Doppelganger - An international Farce

Steppenwolf Theatre Until May 27, 2018

A brand new politically-orientated comedy farce starring The Office's Rainn Wilson

The Doppelganger An international Farce, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago

Exceptionally talented Chicagoan playwright Matthew-Lee Erlbach premieres a brand new work in his home city this Spring, bringing the riotous comedy of The Doppelganger (an international farce) to stage...

Prices from: $140

U2

United Center Until May 23, 2018

The legendary Irish Rock act are hitting the road once again!

U2, United Center, Chicago

After a very successful year of touring for the 30th anniversary of the album, The Joshua Tree, U2 are hitting the road in 2018 with their latest tour, Experience & Innocence! The tour will be in support...

Prices from: $25

Luis Miguel

All State Arena May 23, 2018

The Latin Music icon hits the road with his highly anticipated tour!

Luis Miguel, All State Arena, Chicago

One of the most successful artists in Latin Music history is hitting the road with his highly anticipated tour !Mexico Por Siempre! (Mexico Always) and is in support of his latest album of the same name,...

Prices from: $145

Todd Rundgren

The Chicago Theatre Until May 22, 2018

Guitarist, producer and all-round rock legend!

Todd Rundgren, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

Rock 'n' roll icon, guitarist, interactive progenitor, singer/songwriter and record producer Todd Rundgren comes to town in 2018. Years of experience and critical acclaim have by no means made Rundgren...

Prices from: $40

Slayer

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre IL May 25, 2018

Get ready to head-bang one final time with Slayer!

Slayer, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre IL, Chicago

After nearly 40 years heavy metal band Slayer are saying farewell to their fans with one final tour! In their career Slayer have released 12 studio albums; four of them received gold certification in the...

Prices from: $25

Joey Badass

Concord Music Hall May 23, 2018

Authentic hip hop prodigy Joey Badass heads out on tour!

Joey Badass, Concord Music Hall, Chicago

After a couple of newly released tracks, the Brooklyn native rapper who founded hip-hop collective 'Pro Era' is ready to perform across America. His new song 'Thugz Cry' has been acclaimed for how the...

Prices from: $40

Vance Joy

Rosemont Theater May 25, 2018

The indie-folk singer goes solo, after supporting Taylor Swift on her 1989 tour

Vance Joy, Rosemont Theater, Chicago

2015 has been a big year for Vance Joy. The Australian singer-songwriter had a song featured in the John Green movie adaptation Paper Towns, and was hand-picked by Taylor Swift herself to support him on...

Prices from: $35

Reik

Rosemont Theater May 26, 2018

Romantic pop rock balladeers Reik hit Us shores on their latest tour

Reik, Rosemont Theater, Chicago

Nowadays no strangers to the heights of the Latin pop charts, Baja California natives Jesus Alberto Navarro Rosas, Julio Ramirez Eguia and Gilberto Marin Espinoza formed Reik in 2003. Their first demos...

Prices from: $70

Late Nite Catechism

Great Room - Royal George Theater Until Aug 26, 2018

Hilarious, well-written and inspired!

Late Nite Catechism, Great Room Royal George Theater, Chicago

The two-act solo performances feature Sister giving instruction to a roomful of students (AKA you the audience). Call it Loretta Young meets Carol Burnett. This is part catechism class, part stand-up routine....

Prices from: $50

Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)

Owen Goodman Theater May 25 - Jun 24, 2018

An American story as much about our present as it is about our past

Father Comes Home From the Wars Parts 1 2 3, Owen Goodman Theater, Chicago

Forever Plaid

Theatre at the Center Until Jun 3, 2018

A delightful musical revue set in the era of barbershop quartets

Forever Plaid, Theatre at the Center, Chicago

Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters' First 100 Years

Albert Goodman Theater Until Jun 10, 2018

Two strong, vibrant women dispensing joy and wisdom

Having Our Say The Delaney Sisters First 100 Years, Albert Goodman Theater, Chicago

Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats

Huntington Bank Pavilion May 31, 2018

Nathaniel Rateliff crashes into classic soul with the force of a locomotive.

Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats, Huntington Bank Pavilion, Chicago

Prices from: $130

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Outside Mullingar

McAninch Arts Center Until Jun 3, 2018

An audience charmer peddling romantic hokum, the play is satisfying despite being scarcely credible and touchingly sweet even when flagrantly sentimental.

Outside Mullingar, McAninch Arts Center, Chicago

Girl Found

The Edge Theater Until Jun 10, 2018

A gripping drama about loss, redemption and the ties that bind.

Girl Found, The Edge Theater, Chicago

Put the Nuns in Charge

Royal George Theatre May 22, 2018

Prices from: $49

Dirty Projectors (17+ Event)

Thalia Hall May 22, 2018

Prices from: $23

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Mahler Symphony No. 9

Chicago Symphony Center May 22, 2018

Prices from: $128

Tito El Bambino (17+ Event)

House of Blues Chicago May 22, 2018

Prices from: $46

Ana Popovic

City Winery - Chicago May 22, 2018

Prices from: $64

Arrested Development (17+ Event)

House of Blues Chicago May 23, 2018

Prices from: $39

Ryan Cabrera (17+ Event)

Bottom Lounge May 23, 2018

Prices from: $13

The Rose

Park West May 23, 2018

Prices from: $123

Cathy Richardson

City Winery - Chicago May 23, 2018

Prices from: $65

Cannibal Corpse (17+ Event)

Reggies Rock Club May 24, 2018

Prices from: $73

Ugly Radio Rebellion

Reggies Rock Club May 24, 2018

Prices from: $50

All Black Affair

Auditorium Theatre Chicago May 25, 2018

Prices from: $88

Legends of Hip Hop Fest

Arie Crown Theater May 25, 2018

Prices from: $46

Wet (17+ Event)

House of Blues Chicago May 25, 2018

Prices from: $19

House of Burlesque (21+ Event)

House of Blues Chicago May 25, 2018

Prices from: $19

Kill the Noise (21+ Event)

The MID Chicago May 25, 2018

Prices from: $38

Dada Life (21+ Event)

PRYSM Nightclub May 25, 2018

Prices from: $53

Leprosy Inc (17+ Event)

Reggies Rock Club May 26, 2018

Prices from: $38

Bible Bingo

Royal George Theatre May 25, 2018 - May 26, 2018

Prices from: $45

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Brahms Bartok & Schoenberg

Chicago Symphony Center May 24, 2018 - May 26, 2018

Prices from: $77

Cultura Profetica (17+ Event)

House of Blues Chicago May 26, 2018

Prices from: $88

FAME Saturdays (21+ Event)

PRYSM Nightclub May 26, 2018

Prices from: $35

Rahsaan Patterson

City Winery - Chicago May 26, 2018

Prices from: $71

Emerald City Theatre

Apollo Theater Chicago May 24, 2018 - May 27, 2018

Prices from: $31

The Rosenkranz Mysteries

Royal George Theatre May 24, 2018 - May 27, 2018

Prices from: $72

Chicago Philharmonic: Hollywood Heroes

Harris Theater May 27, 2018

Prices from: $100

Ufomammut (17+ Event)

Reggies Rock Club May 27, 2018

Prices from: $29

IML Victory Party (21+ Event)

House of Blues Chicago May 27, 2018

Prices from: $106

American Aquarium

City Winery - Chicago May 28, 2018

Prices from: $55

IML Black and Blue Ball (21+ Event)

House of Blues Chicago May 28, 2018

Prices from: $75

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Aragon Ballroom May 29, 2018

Prices from: $35

Sidewalk Chalk

City Winery - Chicago May 29, 2018

Prices from: $46

Ugly God

House of Blues Chicago May 30, 2018

Prices from: $24

The Well (21+ Event)

Reggies Rock Club May 30, 2018

Prices from: $70

Wormrot (17+ Event)

Reggies Rock Club May 30, 2018

Prices from: $22

The Kooks (18+ Event) (Rescheduled from 10/11)

Vic Theater May 30, 2018

Prices from: $71

Superfruit

Bottom Lounge May 30, 2018

Prices from: $60

Nathaniel Rateliff and The Head and The Heart

Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island May 31, 2018

Prices from: $122

Combichrist

Bottom Lounge May 31, 2018

Prices from: $96

Empower

Civic Opera House May 31, 2018

Prices from: $59

Having Our Say

Goodman Theatre - Albert May 24, 2018 - May 31, 2018

Prices from: $70

Father Comes Home From Wars

Goodman Theatre - Owen Theatre May 25, 2018 - May 31, 2018

Prices from: $57

Classic Albums Live

Reggies Rock Club May 31, 2018

Prices from: $70

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Weber Beethoven & Wagner

Chicago Symphony Center May 31, 2018

Prices from: $75

Jose Madero

House of Blues Chicago May 31, 2018

Prices from: $43

Eric Roberson

City Winery - Chicago May 30, 2018 - May 31, 2018

Prices from: $93

Led Zeppelin 2 - a Led Zeppelin Tribute Band (18+ Event)

Metro Smart Bar May 31, 2018

Prices from: $68

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