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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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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: $70

The Wizard of Oz

The Chicago Theatre May 8 - 20, 2018

A brand-new production of this family classic by Broadway Live!

The Wizard of Oz, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

A new national tour of the iconic musical will be laying down the yellow brick road in 2018! Specially adapted for ages four and older, this newest incarnation of the show features the best-loved songs...

Prices from: $60

Lyric Opera - Jesus Christ Superstar

Civic Opera House Apr 27 - May 20, 2018

The iconic rock opera comes to Chicago!

Lyric Opera Jesus Christ Superstar, Civic Opera House, Chicago

This blistering landmark rock opera epic that launched Andrew Llyod Webber and Tim Rice to musical icon status comes makes its Lyric premiere in this award-winning production from London's West End. Following...

Prices from: $140

Macbeth

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Apr 25 - 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: $105

Dirty Dancing

Cadillac Palace Theater May 22 - 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: $120

Joffrey Ballet - Midsummer Night's Dream

Auditorium Theatre Apr 25 - May 6, 2018

The Royal Swedish Ballet smash hit!

Joffrey Ballet Midsummer Nights Dream, Auditorium Theatre, Chicago

The Joffrey Ballet present the much anticipated North American premiere of multifarious Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman's riff on the Scandinavian Midsummer celebration. A delightful reverie, the...

Prices from: $55

Ballet Nacional De Cuba

Auditorium Theatre May 18 - 20, 2018

Ballet Nacional returns to Chicago!

Ballet Nacional De Cuba, Auditorium Theatre, Chicago

The world-renowned Ballet Nacional De Cuba returns to Chicago for the first time in 15 years in 2018 as they bring their celebrated Don Quixote to the Auditorium stage! Combining classical romanticism...

Prices from: $90

South Pacific

Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace Apr 5 - 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: $75

Forever Plaid

Theatre at the Center May 3 - Jun 3, 2018

A delightful musical revue set in the era of barbershop quartets

Forever Plaid, Theatre at the Center, Chicago

Forever Plaid takes us back to that era as we are introduced to imaginary group The Plaids, a quartet of clean-cut singers who were tragically killed in a car accident on their way to The Ed Sullivan Show....

Prices from: $80

Evgeny Kissin

Symphony Center Orchestra Hall Apr 15 - May 13, 2018

The prodigious classical pianist returns to stage!

Evgeny Kissin, Symphony Center Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Showcasing artistry of the highest caliber and a powerful key-touch, the Grammy award-winning virtuoso has worked with almost all of the world's leading orchestras.

Prices from: $170

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Emmanuel Krivine

Symphony Center Orchestra Hall May 11 - 15, 2018

Emmanuel Krivine to leads a program of Brahms, Schumann and Saint-Saens

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Emmanuel Krivine, Symphony Center Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Camille Saint-Saens' triumphant Symphony No. 3 for Organ takes pride of place in a rousing program that also includes the works of Brahms and Schumann. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra welcomes back special...

Prices from: $95

U2

United Center May 22 - 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: $40

Disney Junior Live: Dance Party

Rosemont Theater May 5, 2018

Join your favourite Disney Junior characters in a brand new show!

Disney Junior Live Dance Party, Rosemont Theater, Chicago

Come along for a dance party like no other and interact with your favourite Disney characters! Join Mickey, Miney, Sofia The First, The Lion Guard and the brand new Disney Junior show, Vampirina as they...

Prices from: $60

Juanes

Rosemont Theater May 1, 2018

Latin Rock's leading man, Juanes embarks on huge North American tour!

Juanes, Rosemont Theater, Chicago

Juanes, the global ambassador of Latin Rock launches his new massive North American tour, Amarte. Joining Juanes as he travels across the States and Canada is the leading lady of the Latin Alternative...

Prices from: $65

Kygo

United Center May 5, 2018

Kygo launches North American leg of his mammoth world tour!

Kygo, United Center, Chicago

Tropical House is safe in the hands of Kygo. The Norweigan DJ's reputation for infectious, chilled out beats, airy pan flutes and melodic synth lines has been growing ever since his remix of Ed Sheeran's...

Prices from: $55

Steven Wilson

Vic Theater May 1 - 2, 2018

The Porcupine Tree founder tours his electrifying brand of prog

Steven Wilson, Vic Theater, Chicago

As well as co-founding the band Porcupine Tree, acting as its lead guitarist, singer and songwriter, prog rock great Wilson has also been a member of several other bands in addition to his successful solo...

Prices from: $75

Rob Lowe

Cadillac Palace Theater May 19, 2018

After his sell out debut, Rob Lowe brings his Stories I Only Tell My Friends to venues across the States!

Rob Lowe, Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago

With a face that would make Adonis weep, Rob Lowe has maintained his heartthrob status ever since he first graced the silver screen in the 80s. But beyond his teen idoldom, the award-winning actor ventured...

Prices from: $65

Peter Hook

Metro Smart Bar May 4, 2018

The Substance Tour

Peter Hook, Metro Smart Bar, Chicago

The former bassist and co-founder of English rock groups Joy Division and New Order has carved out a successful, albeit low-key musical career since the latter disbanded in 2007. Nowadays he can be found...

Prices from: $45

Enrique Bunbury

House of Blues May 16, 2018

Ex-Heroes del Silencio member and one of Spanish rock's greatest rock singers!

Enrique Bunbury, House of Blues, Chicago

Enrique Bunbury is the former lead singer of Spanish rock greats Heroes del Silencio, who recorded four genre-defining studio albums before breaking up in 1996. Since the split, Bunbury has established...

Prices from: $95

Maluma

All State Arena May 12, 2018

Sizzling reggaeton from Colombian crooning heartthrob Maluma

Maluma, All State Arena, Chicago

Maluma is hitting the road with his latest tour F.A.M.E, which is in support of his latest album named the same. Juan Luis London Arias, or Maluma as he's known to his fans, is a musical force to be reckoned...

Prices from: $65

Natalia Lafourcade

Concord Music Hall May 3, 2018

Mexican songstress Natalia Lafourcade tours the US ahead of her Musas Vol. 2 release

Natalia Lafourcade, Concord Music Hall, Chicago

Maria Natalia Lafourcade Silva represents the new generation of Mexican musicians, fusing the traditional sounds of Latin Pop and bossanova with modern pop arrangements and recordings. Her lyrical soprano...

Prices from: $75

Shania Twain

United Center May 19, 2018

Queen of Country Shania Twain is back with brand new album, Now!

Shania Twain, United Center, Chicago

It's been two years since the top selling female country artist of all time last hit the road, but Shania Twain is back with brand new album Now in tow! Don't miss the five-time Grammy Award-winning songstress...

Prices from: $55

Guards At The Taj

Steppenwolf Theatre May 31 - Jul 15, 2018

With silvery slivers of luxury apartment buildings sprouting across Manhattan like mushrooms after a rainstorm, the great cultural and economic divisions of India in the 17th century do not seem so very remote.

Guards At The Taj, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago

Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters' First 100 Years

Albert Goodman Theater May 5 - Jun 10, 2018

Two strong, vibrant women dispensing joy and wisdom

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

Zakir Hussain and Dave Holland

Chicago Symphony Center May 1, 2018

Prices from: $95

Jorja Smith

Thalia Hall May 2, 2018

Prices from: $38

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Bychkov conducts Tchaikovsky

Chicago Symphony Center May 3, 2018

Prices from: $120

Moonrunners Music Festival - Friday (21+ Event)

Reggies Rock Club May 4, 2018

Prices from: $316

Jesus Christ Superstar

Civic Opera House May 4, 2018

Prices from: $134

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - The Firebird

Chicago Symphony Center May 5, 2018

Prices from: $120

Moonrunners Music Festival - Saturday (21+ Event)

Reggies Rock Club May 5, 2018

Prices from: $316

MC Magic and Lil Rob

Vic Theater May 5, 2018

Prices from: $106

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Bychkov Conducts Tchaikovsky

Chicago Symphony Center May 4, 2018 - May 5, 2018

Prices from: $88

Suzanne Vega

City Winery - Chicago May 5, 2018

Prices from: $84

Dr. Dog (18+ Event)

Riviera Theatre - IL May 5, 2018

Prices from: $54

Cinderella

Cadillac Palace May 1, 2018 - May 6, 2018

Prices from: $112

Doing It

Victory Gardens Theatre May 1, 2018 - May 6, 2018

Prices from: $117

Jake Miller

Beat Kitchen May 7, 2018

Prices from: $191

Premiata Forneria Marconi (17+ Event)

Reggies Rock Club May 8, 2018

Prices from: $96

Jimmy Eat World With The Hotelier

Riviera Theatre - IL May 8, 2018

Prices from: $40

The Breeders

Vic Theater May 8, 2018

Prices from: $54

Haim

Aragon Ballroom May 11, 2018

Prices from: $70

Grendel (17+ Event)

Reggies Rock Club May 11, 2018

Prices from: $68

Massimo Ranieri

Copernicus Center May 11, 2018

Prices from: $142

The Fratellis

Metro Smart Bar May 11, 2018

Prices from: $37

Tom Jones (21+ Event) (Rescheduled from 9/14/2017)

House of Blues Chicago May 12, 2018

Prices from: $108

Andrew WK (Rescheduled from 10/21)

Vic Theater May 12, 2018

Prices from: $39

Bishop Briggs

Metro Smart Bar May 12, 2018

Prices from: $39

Perpetual Groove (18+ Event)

1st Ward May 12, 2018

Prices from: $77

Tom Jones (21+ Event) (Rescheduled from 9/15/2017)

House of Blues Chicago May 13, 2018

Prices from: $101

Third Coast Percussion

Thalia Hall May 13, 2018

Prices from: $58

Alice in Chains (18+ Event)

Riviera Theatre - IL May 15, 2018

Prices from: $92

Power Trip (17+ Event)

Reggies Rock Club May 16, 2018

Prices from: $77

Beyond the Aria - Nicole Cabell, Mario Rojas, Patrick Guetti

Jay Pritzker Pavilion May 17, 2018

Prices from: $239

The Duppies (21+ Event)

Reggies Rock Club May 17, 2018

Prices from: $59

Hall and Oates

United Center May 18, 2018

Prices from: $70

Anderson East (17+ Event)

Thalia Hall May 18, 2018

Prices from: $42

Antonio Sanchez

Chicago Symphony Center May 18, 2018

Prices from: $100

Fever Ray (18+ Event)

Metro Smart Bar May 18, 2018

Prices from: $105

Fu Manchu

Bottom Lounge May 19, 2018

Prices from: $42

Yefim Bronfman

Chicago Symphony Center May 20, 2018

Prices from: $98

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - MusicNOW

Chicago Symphony Center May 21, 2018

Prices from: $246

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Mahler Symphony No. 9

Chicago Symphony Center May 17, 2018 - May 22, 2018

Prices from: $107

Emerald City Theatre

Apollo Theater Chicago May 2, 2018 - May 26, 2018

Prices from: $36

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Brahms Bartok & Schoenberg

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

Prices from: $107

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

Vic Theater May 30, 2018

Prices from: $87

Nathaniel Rateliff and The Head and The Heart

Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island May 31, 2018

Prices from: $81

Mies Julie

Victory Gardens Theatre May 25, 2018 - May 31, 2018

Prices from: $117

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Weber Beethoven & Wagner

Chicago Symphony Center May 31, 2018

Prices from: $107


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