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Shows Playing on Saturday
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146 Performances Found
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Mercury Theater
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Second City ETC
(Second City)
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Accidental Death Of An Anarchist. True to the spirit of anarchy.
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Playground Theater
(After Party)
After Party. Catch an always-new, late-night show.
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A Red Orchid Theatre
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Strawdog Theatre
closes soon!reviewed!clearspacer
Strawdog Theatre
Allotment Annie. A loving rendition of the WWII era and a healthy dose of demythologization.
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American Girl Place
American Girls Revue, The. Put stars in her eyes and a song in her heart-with American Girls.
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(Rivendell Theatre Ensemble)
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Pheasant Run Theatre
(Fox Valley Repertory Youth Ensemble)
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RadioStar
(Bortz Entertainment Group)
Awesome 80's Prom, The. Head back to the '80s at this bitchin' interactive show.
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Chicago Arts District
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IO Theater
Beatbox, The. Complete with rap jam.
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Athenaeum Theatre
Editors Pick!reviewed!clearspacer
Second City
(Second City)
Best of the Second City, The. The second city's finest improv.
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Artistic Home
Biography. Eavesdrop on the bitching and dishing of a socialite to the stars.
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American Girl Place
(American Girl Theater)
Bitty Bear's Matinee: The Family Tree. Family and friendship are the real stars of this kid-focused show.
Editors Pick!reviewed!clearspacer
Briar Street Theatre
Blue Man Group. A silent but oddly endearing blue trio explore the humorous and bizarre.
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Bank of America Theatre
Book Of Mormon, The . Believe the hype.
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Raven Theatre
Boy Gets Girl . A bad date gets even worse in this anti-romantic comedy about stalking.
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Second City ETC
(Second City)
Brother, Can You Spare Some Change?. Now that the election ho-ha is over, it's back to funny business as usual.
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Ruth Page Center for the Arts
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Pub Theater
Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play. The real star of this hilarious sketch show? The bottle.
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Caucasian Chalk Circle. A Brecht classic with an original score.
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Chicago Dramatists
Chicago Dramatists Saturday Series. Take in an afternoon of staged works-in-progress.
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Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre
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Annoyance Theatre and Bar
(Annoyance Theatre)
Co-Ed Prison Sluts. That's hot.
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Chemically Imbalanced Theater
Comedy Showcase. Three improv or sketch groups go at it.
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The Montrose Room
(ComedySportz)
Comedy Sportz. Suburban Sportz.
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ComedySportz Theatre
(ComedySportz)
ComedySportz. Fast, funny improv suitable for all ages.
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Raue Center For The Arts
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TimeLine Theatre Company
(Timeline Theatre)
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Stage 773
(The Cupid Players)
Cupid Has a Heart On: A Musical Guide to Relationships. First comes love, then comes marriage...
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Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
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Playground Theater
(BLEWT! Productions)
Demon Who Never Appeared, A. From stand-up to improv, this show's got every comedy covered.
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Victory Gardens Biograph Theater
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Playground Theater
(Blewt! Productions)
Don't Spit the Water!. A late night game show so funny it'll make you spit.
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Fusion
(Dave Odd Productions Entertainment)
Edge Underground Comedy Club, The. Edge isn't just the name of this stand-up showcase.
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Aloft Loft
El Circo Cheapo Cabaret #2. A circus in a loft? Yep.
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Gorilla Tango Theatre
(Salsation Theatre Company)
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Greenhouse Theater Center
(Waltzing Mechanics)
El Stories. Get on the train.
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Greenhouse Theater Center
El Stories: Brown Line. This show runs express.
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Loyola University
Epic Spectacles: A New Play. A new coming of age story.
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Actors Gymnasium
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Annoyance Theatre and Bar
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Angel Island
(Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company)
Glass Menagerie, The. An American classic, viewed through a grimy glass.
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Building Stage
(Building Stage)
Hänsel und Gretel. Into the woods...
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Stage 773
(Shattered Globe Theatre)
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(The Right Brain Project)
Hesperia. Porn and innocence.
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ComedySportz Theatre
Hot Karl, The. There's a reason this "mature" improv show doesn't go on until the wee hours.
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Improv Kitchen
Improv Kitchen. Fill your belly and then watch it jiggle as you giggle.
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Stage 773
(Bailiwick Chicago)
Editors Pick!clearspacer
Book Cellar
Kates, The. No one in this comedy show is actually named Kate.
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Mercury Cafe
Kates, The. No one in this comedy group is actually named Kate.
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Stage 773
(Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago)
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. A Musical Biography of a Legend
closes soon!reviewed!clearspacer
the side project
Lady M. Don't plot for a crown with crazy.
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Royal George Theatre Center
Late Nite Catechism. Enroll in a class of Sister's sharp religious humor.
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Laugh Out Loud Theater
(Laugh Out Loud Theater)
Laugh Out Loud. Now there's even more improv comedy in Schaumburg.
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Links Hall
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Writers' Theatre (Tudor Court)
(Writers' Theatre)
Letters, The. Who will claim the upper hand?
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Steep Theatre
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Chopin Theatre
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Copley Theatre
(TOC Productions)
Menopause the Musical. Hot flashes, memory loss and chocolate binges galore.
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Apollo Theater
Million Dollar Quartet. Four famous musicians team up and rock out.
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Chicago Shakespeare Theater
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Steppenwolf Theatre
Motherf**ker with the Hat, The. A monumentally enjoyable theatre experience.
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VFW Berwyn
(New Branch Theatre Company)
Murder at the Disco. It's death meets disco at the biggest dance contest of 1976.
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Lifeline Theatre
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Gorilla Tango Theatre
Nude Hope, A Star Wars Burlesque. May the sexual force be with you.
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Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre
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Goodman Theatre
(Goodman Theatre)
Other Desert Cities. A play with great potential doesn't quite gel.
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Studio BE
(pH Productions)
pHamily the Musical. Smart, funny improv you can sing along with.
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Studio BE
(pH Productions)
pHrenzy pHucked. Balls-out, no holds barred improv that encourages BYOB.
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Playground Theater
Playground, The. Savor a night of long-form improv by national troupes.
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Please-O-Matic. Laugh naked.
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Second City ETC
(Second City)
Pratfall of Civilization. "Pratfall of Civilization" takes aim at America and hits its mark (mostly).
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Stage Left Theatre
(The Mill)
Private Lives of Eskimos, The. Ever wonder about life after anti-depressants?
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Royal George Theatre Center
(Quade Productions)
Put the Nuns in Charge!. Roll in the aisles with a little religious humor.
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Theater Wit
Pygmalion. Celebrate this classic satire's 100th birthday with the party it deserves.
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Noble Horse Theatre
Quadrille. A dinner performance spectacular, featuring dancing white stallions.
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Ontourage
Red Bar Comedy Show, The. Fresh stand-up in an upscale, Vegas-style venue.
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Athenaeum Theatre
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Building Stage
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Greenhouse Theater Center
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Royal George Theatre Center
Saints & Sinners. Nun of that.
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Mercury Theater
Screwtape Letters, The . C.S. Lewis writes Christian satire.
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Crocodile
Show Below, The. Funny is free.
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Greenhouse Theater Center
closes soon!reviewed!clearspacer
Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace
Singin in the Rain. Well, that was delightful!
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Studio BE
Sketch-travaganza: Best of Sketchfest. Themed hours of sketch comedy...what more could you want?
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Chicago Dramatists
(Chicago Dramatists)
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Chicago Dramatists
(Chicago Dramatists)
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IO Theater
Storytown. Move over, Hans Christian Andersen.
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Second City ETC
(Second City)
Studs Terkel's Not Working. The more things change, the more they stay the same.
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(Signal Ensemble Theatre)
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Athenaeum Theatre
(Greasy Joan & Co.)
Sueno. Mystical, haunting and humorous adaptation.
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the side project
Sugarward. Blood and sugar.
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Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace
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Gorilla Tango Theatre
SuperBoobs: A Superhero Burlesque Adventure . Mischief, Mayhem, and Mighty Mammaries.
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Excalibur
(Neil Tobin, Necromancer)
Supernatural Chicago. Interactive theater set in one of the city's most haunted nightspots.
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Playground Theater
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Second City
(Second City)
Taming of the Flu. It's a comedy epidemic.
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Cornservatory
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Fine Arts Building
(Moving Dock Theatre Company)
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Playground Theater
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Black Ensemble Theater
(Black Ensemble Theatre)
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Richochets Tavern (4644 N. Lincoln Ave.)
The Paper Machete. It's like a blog in real-life form.
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Gallery Cabaret
The Two-Hour Comedy Hour. They defy the laws of time.
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Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
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Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
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Links Hall
(Beverly Nelson)
Time it Takes, The. Beverly Nelson transforms metaphorical representations of women and war.
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Zebra Lounge
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Chicago Improv
Tommy Davidson. Funny guy.
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Tommy Gun's Garage
Tommy Gun’s Garage. I am the twenties, hear me roar.
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Oracle Theatre
Tonight It's Live. Almost famous.
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Piper's Alley
Tony 'N' Tina's Wedding. You're invited to this loud, Italian-style wedding.
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Neo-Futurarium
(Neo-Futurists)
Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind. 30 wacky/heart-breaking/funny/political plays in 60 minutes.
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Village Theatre Guild
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Ruth Page Center for the Arts
(ShawChicago)
Votes For Women! . Sister suffragettes!
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The Greenhouse Theatre Center
(Circle Theatre)
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Northlight Theatre
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IO Theater
Whirled News Tonight. A satirical turn on current events.
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IO Theater
Whirled News Tonight 6th Anniversary!. Before the Daily Show there was...
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Comedy Shrine Theater
(Comedy Shrine)
Whose Line?. The classic t.v. show comes to life...as improv.
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(Silent Theatre)
Wild Party Variety Hour, The. No plot, no special effects, just pure entertainment.
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eta Creative Arts Foundation
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Greenhouse Theater Center
(MPAACT)
Zulu Fits . Twists and turns.

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