C2E2 - Chicago's Comic and Entertainment Expo - is at McCormick Place through Sunday, April 8th. Be sure to bring your cape and shield. Second City e.t.c’s 42nd Revue, Gaslight District opens this weekend and you still have time to see lots of theater all over town including: Schiller's MARY STUART at Chicago Shakespeare, GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER at Court and AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Goodman. Closing Soon: Mercury's BUNNY BUNNY, Lifeline's ANNA KARENINA and Lookingglass Theatre's PLANTATION.
Joffrey Ballet presents Alexander Ekman's MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM April 25th through May 5th ... Lyric Opera's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR April 27th through May 20th ... Chicago Shakespeare's MACBETH in The Yard April 25th through June 24th.
Mercury Theater Chicago's new venue VENUS is opening with a production of COMPANY through June 3rd ... The Museum of Broadcast Communications will host a special memorial for our friend Mary Frances Fagan on Saturday, April 14th ... Porchlight's 2018 ICONS Gala at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago on April 15th salutes Fred Astaire and PMT's MEMPHIS begins previews on April 19th at Ruth Page ... Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival April 19th - 22nd ... Chicago Children's Theatre presents Last Stop on Market Street April 24th through May 27th directed by Henry Godinez ... The Rosenkranz Mysteries returns to the Royal George through May 6th.
A BUSY APRIL: A Red Orchid 33 TO NOTHING through May 27th ... Drury Lane SOUTH PACIFIC through June 17th ... Firebrand NINE TO FIVE April 7th through May 20th ... Raven Theatre - THE GENTLEMAN CALLER through May 27th ... Marriott Lincolnshire OKLAHOMA April 11th through June 10th ... Kokandy - GRAND HOTEL April 15th through May 27th ... Redtwist's FROST|NIXON April 19th through May 20th.
Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael are performing at Davenport’s Cabaret every Saturday in April (7, 14, 21, & 28) at 8 p.m. in A "JIM" of a Show ... Hershey Felder returns to Chicago April 11th through May 15th with “Our Great Tchaikovsky” at Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre. Always a great lineup at Winter's Jazz Club. Elaine Dame will be at the Appellation Jazz Brunch on April 8th.
The place to be is Monday Night Live at Petterino's with Denise McGowan Tracy & Beckie Menzie. Make reservations in advance. Spring is just around the bend!
AROUND & ABOUT
- Northlight Theatre THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE through April 22nd
- Goodman Theatre AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE through April 15th
- Court Theatre GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER through April 15th
- Writers Theatre SMART PEOPLE through June 10th
- Firebrand - NINE TO FIVE April 7th through May 20th
- A Red Orchid 33 TO NOTHING through May 27th
- Griffin Theatre Company LETTERS HOME & GHOSTS OF WAR through May 6th
- Drury Lane SOUTH PACIFIC through June 17th
- Kokandy - GRAND HOTEL April 15th through May 27th
- The Second City - e.t.c’s 42nd Revue, Gaslight District opens April 6th | DREAM FREAKS & SHE THE PEOPLE Open Run
- Mercury Theater - BUNNY BUNNY: Gilda Radner - A (Sort of) Love Story extended through April 15th COMPANY in VENUS through June 3rd
- Chicago Shakespeare Theater - MARY STUART through April 15th
- Chicago Shakespeare Theater MACBETH in THE YARD April 25th through June 24th
- Porchlight MEMPHIS April 19th through June 3rd
- Redtwist's FROST|NIXON April 19th through May 20th
- TimeLine TO CATCH A FISH April 25 through July 1
- Shattered Globe HOW TO USE A KNIFE April 26th – June 9th at Theater Wit
- Lookingglass Theatre – PLANTATION through April 22nd
- Raven Theatre - THE GENTLEMAN CALLER through May 27th
- Rivendell Theatre Ensemble - THE CAKE April 8th through May 20th
- About Face Theatre TIME IS ON OUR SIDE through April 7th
- Sideshow Theatre Company YOU FOR ME FOR YOU Victory Gardens through April 8th
- The Gift Theatre - World Premiere HANG MAN through April 29th.
- Monday Night Live at Petterino's with Denise McGowan Tracy & Beckie Menzie
Thanks to our sponsor Regus Chicago, the market leader in office space, for helping to make our programs possible.