Opening and Closing this week

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show openings

The Adventures of Nervous Boy Gorilla Tango Theatre

Diva! Diva! Divas!Northwestern University Theater

Jinx Appetite Theatre

The Siren Song of Stephan Jay Gould Gorilla Tango Theatre

Juno and the Paycock The Artistic Home

Savage/Love The Viaduct Theater

A Walk in the Woods Redtwist Theatre

 

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show closings

The 9/11 Report La Red Music Theatre

Battleprov ComedySportz 

The Bucktown Stand-Up Show Down Gorilla Tango Theatre

Dead Wrong The Factory Theater

Get Comfortable, a Night of Shorts Gorilla Tango Theatre

Girls vs. Boys American Music Theatre Project and The House Theatre of Chicago

The Great American Nudie Spectacular! Theatre Building Chicago

The Hollow Lands Steep Theatre

Never the Sinner Project 891 Theatre

Scientology! The Unauthorized Musical Annoyance Theatre

Sodomites!!! A Musical of Biblical Proportions Annoyance Theatre

Somewhere in Texas Dream Theatre

Steel Mags Chicago Center for the Performing Arts

Storybox Piven Theatre

Two Spoons Bailiwick Repertory

Walker and Dunn Gorilla Tango Theatre

White Rainbows Gorilla Tango Theatre

Think fast: Jeremy Piven’s island-shirted Zombies

 

jpivenJeremy Piven will preside over an annual benefit this Saturday to raise money for the Piven Theatre Workshop.  The Emmy-winning “Entourage” star (who has been embroiled in a messy Broadway spat), will oversee the silent auction, which includes an “Entourage” walk-on role.  Time: 6pm, Location; Rockit Bar & Grill.  More info here
 

drgore Also on Saturday, the Chicago Horror Society’s one year anniversary zombie disco party.  Time: 9pm, June 20th; Location: The Viaduct Theater; Price: $10.  More info here.  FYI: Zombie makeup artists will be on hand!

 
Onceonisland Porchlight Music Theatre is featuring a special $10-off promotion for its hit musical Once On This Island at Theatre Building Chicago, through June 28, 2009.  Theatergoers who wear their island-themed attire to the Afro-Caribbean inspired production will receive $10 off tickets to all performances.  Show info here.
 

Chicago Theater – Show openings this week

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show openings

1940s RADIO HOUR – Citadel Theatre

AURA – Redtwist Theatre

BAD HABITS – Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus

DISAPPEARING ACTS – Piven Theatre Workshop

THE GRAPES OF WRATH – Infamous Commonwealth Theatre

THE HISTORY BOYS – TimeLine Theatre

THE ILLUSION – Northwestern University Theatre

MACBETH – Babes With Blades

MARK’S GOSPEL – Mercury Theater

MUSING – Tympanic Theatre

OF MICE AND MEN – Steppenwolf Theatre

OLD TIMES – Remy Bumppo Theatre

PAT PATTON – Cornservatory

THE REAL THING – Saint Sebastian Players

THE SAUCE JAM – Gorilla Tango Theatre

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE – Big Noise Theatre

THE WEDDING SINGER – Rising Stars Theatre