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Hamilton

CIBC Theatre Until Jan 5, 2020

The exhilarating hit musical must close January 5, 2020!

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: $95

Phantom Of The Opera

Cadillac Palace Theater Dec 18, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020

Fall under the spell of the Longest Running Show in Broadway history!

Phantom Of The Opera, Cadillac Palace Theater, Chicago
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tony award

Winner of 7 Tony Awards

Andrew Lloyd Webber's romantic musical is based on Gaston Leroux's gothic novel of life beneath the stage. A secretive opera composer stalks the halls of the Paris Opera House and becomes obsessed with...

Prices from: $85

Mean Girls

James M. Nederlander Theatre Dec 25, 2019 - Jan 26, 2020

Tina Feys award-winning musical, Mean Girls hits the road!

Mean Girls, James M Nederlander Theatre, Chicago
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Tina Fey's award-winning Broadway musical, based on the 2004 Lindsay Lohan film, Mean Girls is hitting the road on its first national tour this year! With a book by Fey, direction by Book of Mormon's Casey...

Prices from: $60

Elf on the Shelf

Genesee Theater Dec 20 - 21, 2019

The Elf on the Shelf makes his stage debut!

Elf on the Shelf, Genesee Theater, Chicago

The Elf on the Shelf has hung from ceilings, zip-lined across string and painted on tables in ketchup. This year sees them taking to the stage in a new live musical, debuting this holiday season! Make...

Prices from: $75

Glenn Miller Orchestra

Metropolis Performing Arts Center Dec 17 - 18, 2019

A band ought to have a sound all of its own. It ought to have a personality.

Glenn Miller Orchestra, Metropolis Performing Arts Center, Chicago

Glenn Miller Orchestra has been consistently touring since forming in 1956, and now is your chance to witness one of the most popular bands in the world as they come to a town near you. The bands unique...

Prices from: $190

A Christmas Carol

Albert Goodman Theater Nov 16 - Dec 29, 2019

A moving piece of homegrown Chicago theater that never fails to touch one's soul

A Christmas Carol, Albert Goodman Theater, Chicago
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Once again the Goodman Theatre magics up your annual holiday cheer in the form of this beloved holiday tradition. Between the spooky arrival of the ghosts, the jubilant musical numbers and of course the...

Prices from: $75

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Cahn Auditorium Dec 21, 2019 - Jan 1, 2020

The enduring classic returns in this local production!

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Cahn Auditorium, Chicago
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Joseph is the Biblical saga of a boy blessed with prophetic dreams, his jealous brothers, famine, forgiveness and reconciliation. Brought to life by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, the songs are timeless,...

Prices from: $165

Ballet Chicago - The Nutcracker

Athenaeum Theater Dec 14 - 16, 2019

A Chicago Christmas tradition returns!

Ballet Chicago The Nutcracker, Athenaeum Theater, Chicago

As part of its 105th anniversary season, the Athenaeum presents The Nutcracker by Ballet Chicago. As one of the USA's favorite Christmas events, and one of the most performed ballets in the world, this...

Prices from: $110

Madagascar - A Musical Adventure

Marriott Theatre Oct 4 - Dec 28, 2019

It's time to Move it, Move It!

Madagascar A Musical Adventure, Marriott Theatre, Chicago

Relive the fun of the DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar in as the Marriot revive their acclaimed production! Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the Hippo and the breakout...

Prices from: $30

Oliver

Marriott Theatre Oct 30 - Dec 29, 2019

Oom-Pah-Pah your way through Oliver!

Oliver, Marriott Theatre, Chicago

Join the Marriott theater as its ensemble bring Charles Dickens' much-loved novel to life, in Lionel Bart's Oliver! When young Oliver Twist finds himself orphaned in Victorian England, he's left trying...

Prices from: $80

Romeo and Juliet

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Oct 31 - Dec 22, 2019

The Bard's most recognizable work is resurrected by the Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Romeo and Juliet, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Chicago

The Chicago Shakespeare Theater enshrines the poetry of their namesake in a thrilling new adaptation of the Bard's most recognisable tragedy - Romeo and Juliet. The tale of two opposing houses and two...

Prices from: $170

Irving Berlin's White Christmas

Theatre at the Center Nov 14 - Dec 23, 2019

This cozy trip down memory lane should be put on your wish list!

Irving Berlins White Christmas, Theatre at the Center, Chicago
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The uplifting story and beloved songs of Bing Crosby's film White Christmas have been enjoyed by families for generations. Now, you can continue the timeless tradition with your family at this glorious...

Prices from: $95

Mary Poppins

Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace Nov 15, 2019 - Jan 20, 2020

The high-flying Disney spectacular comes to Chicago

Mary Poppins, Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace, Chicago

Pride of the Chicagoland theater scene, the Drury Lane theaters have been the chosen Broadway touring venue and influential champion of local productions for over six decades. Named after the historic...

Prices from: $140

Joffrey Ballet - The Nutcracker

Auditorium Theatre Nov 30 - Dec 29, 2019

Joffrey gifts Chicago a homegrown holiday classic not to be missed!

Joffrey Ballet The Nutcracker, Auditorium Theatre, Chicago
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The Joffrey Ballet's annual holiday ballet returns following a critically acclaimed reinvention by the iconic Christopher Wheeldon in 2016. The previous Joffrey version ran for many years, becoming the...

Prices from: $80

Cirque Musica

Rosemont Theater Dec 3 - 4, 2019

There's a new brand of magic in Cirque Musica!

Cirque Musica, Rosemont Theater, Chicago

Catch the elegant marvels displayed by the stunning Cirque Musica, who will by a full symphony orchestra playing your favorite holiday hits! This festive season sees Cirque Musica Holiday present an all-new...

Prices from: $165

Lyric Opera of Chicago - Don Giovanni

Civic Opera House Nov 14 - Dec 8, 2019

Mozart's ultimate anti-hero reeks exquisite operatic havoc at the Lyric Opera

Lyric Opera of Chicago Don Giovanni, Civic Opera House, Chicago

Mozart's ultimate anti-hero returns to prance on the Civic Opera stage this winter! Heating things up with his scandalous ways, Don Giovanni is an impulsive, serial seducer whose libidinous adventures...

Prices from: $180

Mannheim Steamroller

Rosemont Theater Dec 20 - 21, 2019

The epic festive concert returns for another year of yuletide fun!

Mannheim Steamroller, Rosemont Theater, Chicago
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With the release of Mannheim Steamroller's first holiday album 1984 came the kind of fame that made the act a veritable Christmas time tradition. With founder and composer Chip Taylor at the helm, the...

Prices from: $75

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Rosemont Theater Dec 8, 2019

A delightful treat for the whole family!

Moscow Ballets Great Russian Nutcracker, Rosemont Theater, Chicago
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Featuring spectacular sets and beautifully costumed Russian dancers, Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker is an annual treat for the whole family. Whimsical and imaginative storytelling blends with...

Prices from: $60

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: $90

Late Nite Catechism

Great Room - Royal George Theater Until Dec 28, 2019

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: $60

Celine Dion

United Center Dec 1, 2019

Back on the road for the first time in 11 years with the Courage World Tour!

Celine Dion, United Center, Chicago

French-Canadian chanteuse Celine Dion is leaving Las Vegas and bringing the show to you this year on this extensive world tour, her first in over ten years! The comeback we've been waiting for, the Courage...

Prices from: $220

Disney On Ice: Dream Big

TaxSlayer Center Dec 5 - 8, 2019

Disney's skating spectacular, featuring Olaf, Ariel and Jasmine

Disney On Ice Dream Big, TaxSlayer Center, Chicago
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Disney returns to the ice with this spectacular! Dream Big is a bonanza of color, music, and top draw ice skating, featuring some of Disney's most beloved characters, including Frozen's Anna, Elsa and...

Prices from: $35

Straight No Chaser

The Chicago Theatre Dec 14, 2019

The incredible a-capella collective on their The Open Bar tour!

Straight No Chaser, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago
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The 10-man a-capella group, who found fame on Youtube after forming at Indiana University, continue to dazzle! They've found musical fame with their renditions of pop classic and modern chart hits, including...

Prices from: $75

Twas The Night Before...

The Chicago Theatre Nov 29 - Dec 8, 2019

A holiday classic with a modern, cirque twist!

Twas The Night Before, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

Grab your winter coat and get ready to jingle on down to Cirque du Soleil's brand new holiday spectacular, Twas The Night Before Christmas! You'll witness their 49th original production, and first ever...

Prices from: $60

A Magical Cirque Christmas

Rosemont Theater Dec 21 - 22, 2019

Celebrate the holiday season with the world's greatest variety show, now featuring America's Got Talent's Duo Transcend!

A Magical Cirque Christmas, Rosemont Theater, Chicago

What better way to get the family together and celebrate the holiday season, than with the world's greatest variety show! With jaw-dropping, breathtaking circus acts of A Magical Cirque Christmas, you'll...

Prices from: $65

Jonas Brothers

All State Arena Dec 3, 2019

The Jonas Brothers have returned with Happiness Begins!

Jonas Brothers, All State Arena, Chicago

Ten years since the release of their last album, the Jonas Brothers have returned with a bang in 2019! Much to the delight of millennials across the globe, the three brothers present their brand new album,...

Prices from: $65

The Simon and Garfunkel Story

Broadway Playhouse Nov 19 - Dec 2, 2019

A musical journey through the career of America's greatest pop duo

The Simon and Garfunkel Story, Broadway Playhouse, Chicago

Following sold-out tour in the UK and across Europe, The Simon and Garfunkel heads to North American shores. A theatrical-style concert experience, this show traces the life and times of the influential...

Prices from: $110

Motion City Soundtrack

House of Blues Dec 31, 2019 - Jan 1, 2020

Motion City Soundtrack return with their Don't Call It A Comeback tour!

Motion City Soundtrack, House of Blues, Chicago

After nineteen years in the business Motion City Soundtrack are hanging up their guitars...or that's what we thought! Almost four years since the band said 'So Long' to their fans the five-piece are back...

Prices from: $165

Jane Lynch

City Winery Dec 15 - 16, 2019

Prepare for an evening of song and sass with Jane Lynch and Kate Flannery

Jane Lynch, City Winery, Chicago

From humble beginnings at Chicago's world-famous Steppenwolf Theatre to the caustic, dry wit of Sue Sylvester on Glee, the multi-award winning Jane Lynch has become an icon of stage (with her 2013 debut...

Prices from: $135

Los Lobos

City Winery Dec 8 - 11, 2019

The genre-bending living legends hit the road on tour

Los Lobos, City Winery, Chicago

Fusing good old fashioned rock and roll with brown-eyed soul, cumbia, boleros and norteno, Tex-Mex outfit Los Lobos (which translates to The Wolves) first gained commercial success and an international...

Prices from: $175

Julie Andrews

The Chicago Theatre Dec 10 - 11, 2019

An evening of conversation with the one and only Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

From whirling-dervish-darling of the Austrian mountains to umbrella toting magical nanny, Dame Julie Andrews has portrayed some of the most iconic characters on the silver screen, imbuing each with her...

Prices from: $100

Christmas Bingo: It's a Ho-Ho-Holy Night

Royal George Theatre MainStage Nov 15 - Dec 29, 2019

Festive, Interactive fun for the whole family!

Christmas Bingo Its a Ho Ho Holy Night, Royal George Theatre MainStage, Chicago

Celebrate this festive season with something a little out of the ordinary... Christmas Themed Bingo! Devised by Nicki Quade, the woman behind Chicago's popular religious themed play 'Late Night Catechism',...

Prices from: $60

Chris Tomlin

The Chicago Theatre Dec 12 - 13, 2019

Let Chris Tomlin's powerful voice lead you in worship...

Chris Tomlin, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

Celebrate and worship this Christmas with the contemporary Christian Music superstar Chris Tomlin. The Grammy winner is on tour once more this holiday season, bringing his uplifting songs to the country...

Prices from: $35

Charlie Brown Christmas

Rosemont Theater Dec 14 - 15, 2019

Charlie and the gang ring in the Holidays

Charlie Brown Christmas, Rosemont Theater, Chicago

Prices from: $55

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Chris D'Elia

The Chicago Theatre Dec 30 - 31, 2019

The Undateable star heads out on tour

Chris DElia, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

Prices from: $35

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Lyric Opera of Chicago - The Three Queens

Civic Opera House Dec 1, 2019

Flawless...she seizes upon these works as powerful and personal music dramas.

Lyric Opera of Chicago The Three Queens, Civic Opera House, Chicago

Prices from: $135

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Mt. Joy

Metro Smart Bar Dec 30 - 31, 2019

Mt. Joy are alt-rock's most exciting new band!

Mt Joy, Metro Smart Bar, Chicago

Prices from: $45

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Randy Rogers Band

Joes Bar On Weed Street Dec 7 - 8, 2019

Bringing their country beats to you!

Randy Rogers Band, Joes Bar On Weed Street, Chicago

Prices from: $45

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Steel Panther

House of Blues Dec 8 - 9, 2019

L.A's world famous glam metal parody band

Steel Panther, House of Blues, Chicago

Prices from: $45

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The Light in the Piazza

Civic Opera House Dec 14 - 29, 2019

Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas' immensely romantic musical heads to Chicago.

The Light in the Piazza, Civic Opera House, Chicago

The Pineapple Thief

Bottom Lounge Dec 1 - 2, 2019

People have been clamouring for us to bring our show to North America since I can remember. We've completed 4 tours of Europe with this lineup with Gavin. And now we are finally able to bring it over the pond. I for one cannot wait!

The Pineapple Thief, Bottom Lounge, Chicago

Prices from: $45

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Zeds Dead

Aragon Ballroom Dec 20 - 22, 2019

This electronic dance duo are one of Canada's biggest exports

Zeds Dead, Aragon Ballroom, Chicago

Prices from: $65

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Concert

Chicago Symphony Center Dec 1, 2019

Prices from: $85

Issues

House of Blues Chicago Dec 1, 2019

Prices from: $50

BoDeans

City Winery - Chicago Dec 1, 2019

Prices from: $195

The Pineapple Thief (17+ Event)

Bottom Lounge Dec 1, 2019

Prices from: $45

Static-X and Devildriver (17+ Event)

House of Blues Chicago Dec 2, 2019

Prices from: $45

As I Lay Dying

House of Blues Chicago Dec 3, 2019

Prices from: $45

Cat Clyde

Schubas Dec 4, 2019

Prices from: $280

Omar Apollo

Concord Music Hall Dec 5, 2019

Prices from: $40

Cautious Clay (17+ Event)

Bottom Lounge Dec 5, 2019

Prices from: $40

Emarosa

Subterranean Dec 6, 2019

Prices from: $35

Whitney

Thalia Hall Dec 6, 2019

Prices from: $90

Funtcase (18+ Event)

Park West Dec 6, 2019

Prices from: $40

Dopapod

Bottom Lounge Dec 6, 2019

Prices from: $40

Troyboi (18+ Event)

Concord Music Hall Dec 6, 2019

Prices from: $55

Ummet Ozcan (21+ Event)

PRYSM Nightclub Dec 6, 2019

Prices from: $270

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Home Alone In Concert

Chicago Symphony Center Dec 7, 2019

Prices from: $110

Lyric Opera - The Three Queens

Civic Opera House Dec 1, 2019 - Dec 7, 2019

Prices from: $135

Leila Forouhar

Copernicus Center Dec 7, 2019

Prices from: $160

Forever Deaf Fest

Beat Kitchen Dec 6, 2019 - Dec 7, 2019

Prices from: $50

Randy Rogers Band (21+ Event)

Joes on Weed Street Dec 7, 2019

Prices from: $45

The Kitchen Dwellers

Martyrs Dec 7, 2019

Prices from: $280

Whitney (17+ Event)

Thalia Hall Dec 5, 2019 - Dec 8, 2019

Prices from: $105

Mongol Horde (17+ Event)

Beat Kitchen Dec 8, 2019

Prices from: $45

Steel Panther (17+ Event)

House of Blues Chicago Dec 8, 2019

Prices from: $45

Dir En Grey

House of Blues Chicago Dec 10, 2019

Prices from: $70

Batushka (18+ Event)

Metro Smart Bar Dec 10, 2019

Prices from: $65

Ladytron (18+ Event)

Metro Smart Bar Dec 11, 2019

Prices from: $55

Grinning from Fear to Fear

Second City Chicago - ETC Theater Dec 12, 2019

Prices from: $160

The Joy Formidable

Bottom Lounge Dec 12, 2019

Prices from: $50

The Trifinity (18+ Event)

Bottom Lounge Dec 13, 2019

Prices from: $50

Morgan Evans (21+ Event)

Joes on Weed Street Dec 13, 2019

Prices from: $35

Sister Hazel

House of Blues Chicago Dec 14, 2019

Prices from: $55

Basta (17+ Event)

Concord Music Hall Dec 14, 2019

Prices from: $105

The Motet (18+ Event)

Vic Theatre Dec 14, 2019

Prices from: $50

Sister Hazel Brunch

House of Blues Chicago Dec 15, 2019

Prices from: $50

Best of The Second City

Second City Chicago - Mainstage Dec 2, 2019 - Dec 16, 2019

Prices from: $160

Zeds Dead - 2 Day Pass

Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom Dec 20, 2019

Prices from: $220

Zeds Dead (18+ Event)

Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom Dec 20, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019

Prices from: $65

The First Deep Breath

Victory Gardens Theatre Dec 1, 2019 - Dec 22, 2019

Prices from: $105

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Stravinsky & Dvorak

Chicago Symphony Center Dec 19, 2019 - Dec 22, 2019

Prices from: $135

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Merry Merry Chicago!

Chicago Symphony Center Dec 21, 2019 - Dec 23, 2019

Prices from: $290

A Christmas Carol (Spanish Captioned Performance)

Goodman Theatre - Albert Dec 26, 2019

Prices from: $125

Burning Bluebeard

Ruth Page Center for the Arts Dec 13, 2019 - Dec 27, 2019

Prices from: $115

Valee with Qari (17+ Event)

Thalia Hall Dec 28, 2019

Prices from: $75

Whirled News Tonight

The Mission Theater Dec 7, 2019 - Dec 28, 2019

Prices from: $85

Salute To Vienna

Chicago Symphony Center Dec 29, 2019

Prices from: $90

Sleep

Thalia Hall Dec 29, 2019

Prices from: $90

Sleep (17+ Event)

Thalia Hall Dec 30, 2019

Prices from: $140

The Armando Diaz Experience

The Mission Theater Dec 2, 2019 - Dec 30, 2019

Prices from: $100

Mt. Joy (18+ Event)

Metro Smart Bar Dec 30, 2019

Prices from: $45

Chris D'Elia (Rescheduled from 7/20)

Chicago Theatre Dec 30, 2019

Prices from: $40

Corduroy

Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place Dec 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019

Prices from: $75

Chris D'Elia (Rescheduled from 7/21)

Chicago Theatre Dec 31, 2019

Prices from: $35

Potted Potter

Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place Dec 3, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019

Prices from: $120

Motion City Soundtrack (21+ Event)

House of Blues Chicago Dec 31, 2019

Prices from: $165

Sleep (21+ Event)

Thalia Hall Dec 31, 2019

Prices from: $85

Mt. Joy (21+ Event)

Metro Smart Bar Dec 31, 2019

Prices from: $60


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