Chicago Theater show openings this week

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American Notes Prop Thtr

Busman’s Honeymoon Lifeline Theatre

Cindy Sunday Explains EverythingApollo Studio Theatre

Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy Paramount Theatre

The Lieutenant of InishmoreNorthlight Theatre

Once On This IslandPorchlight Music Theatre

Rock ‘n Roll Goodman Theatre

Sausage! Give Us Your Wurst Gorilla Tango Theatre

The Trenchberg Incident Gorilla Tango Theatre

Unsung Stars Moving Dock Theatre

Your Friends and Enemies Annoyance Theatre

To Kill A Mockingbird Montana Repertory Theatre at The Center for Performing Arts

Chicago Theater Show Openings

BAD GUYS IN SUITS – Apollo Studio Theatre

BANK OF A-MATTRESS-CA – Gorilla Tango Theatre

CHANSONS D’AMOUR – Chicago a cappella

A CHORUS LINE – Ford Center for the Performing Arts/Oriental Theatre

COMEDY AFTER CURFEW – Cornservatory

GHOSTS – Storefront Theater

THE LONG COUNT – New Leaf Theatre

LYSISTRATA – Dominican University Performing Arts Center

THE MIRACLE WORKER – Lincoln Square Theatre

MOJO – Chicago ScriptWorks

MOVEMENT/GENTLEMEN – Storefront Theater

MOVIN’ OUT – Paramount Theatre

MOZART’S LA CLEMENZA DI TITO – Chicago Opera Theater

THE OVERWHELMING – Next Theatre

PAT PATTON – Cornservatory

RED NOSES – Strawdog Theatre

THE RIVALS – Polarity Ensemble Theatre

SKETCHBOOK FESTIVAL – Collaboraction Theatre

URINETOWN – The Theatre School at DePaul University

WHAT IS LOVE? – Gorilla Tango Theatre

Chicago Theater Openings and Closings – don’t miss out!

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THE BIRD SANCTUARY – the side project

THE COUCH – Cornservatory

GHOSTWRITTEN – Goodman Theatre

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH – American Theater Company

HOW CAN YOU RUN WITH A SHELL ON YOUR BACK? – Northwestern University Theatre

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH – Paramount Theatre

PUMPGIRL – A Red Orchid Theatre

THE ROCKS – the side project

SATELLITES – Gorilla Tango Theatre

STOREFRONT THEATER MUSICAL – Cornservatory

WHITE JAZZ – Annoyance Theatre

WINK WINK, SKYPE SKYPE – Gorilla Tango Theatre

 

Show Closings – don’t miss out!

THE CHANGELING – Caffeine Theatre

THE GATHERING – Improv Playhouse

IDIOT TANGO – Annoyance Theatre

MODIGLIANI – The Artistic Home

RENT – Ford Center for the Performing Arts/Oriental Theatre

SAINT JAMES INFIRMARY – Congo Square Theatre

TALLGRASS GOTHIC – Caffeine Theatre

WATER – Gorilla Tango Theatre

Chicago theater tidbits: "Hairspray", Amy & Freddy, Dance Center Columbia, show closings…

 

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  • The National Broadway Touring Production of “Hairspray”, Broadway’s big, fat musical-comedy hit, comes to The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University Friday, March 13 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 14 at 2 and 8 p.m.  More information is available at hairsprayontour.com

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  • The Lakeshore Theater, near the corner of Broadway and Clark, will be hosting a FREE Comedy Central taping of Prescott Tolk this Friday (the 13th) at 10:30pm.  Also at the Lakeshore, Amy and Freddy will be celebrating their 2nd year, with a free concert featuring Amy’s signature voice, edgy humor and quick wit (not to mention Freddy’s amazing musical arrangements).  This complimentary concert will take place next Thursday (the 19th) at 8pm.  Don’t miss out – Reserve tickets here.  Full schedule here.
 

davidrousseve_columbiacollege At The Dance Center of Columbia College, on March 12-14, David Rousséve/REALITY will perform Saudade, Portuguese for “bittersweet,” an ode to those universal moments when great joy and agony collide. Set to contemporary and traditional Fado music, Saudade is a compelling mix of theater, spoken dialogue and South Asian, Indonesian, West African and modern dance forms.  There will be a Post-Performance Discussion on Thursday, March 12.   More info here.

 

Show Closings – Don’t Miss Out!

 

AFFLICTIONS Gorilla Tango Theatre

AMADEUSVillage Players

AND NEITHER HAVE I WINGS TO FLY – Citadel Theatre

DIXIE’S TUPPERWARE PARTY – Paramount Theatre

EYE OF THE STORM – Open Door Repertory

HIGH SCHOOL PRODUCTION 4Gorilla Tango Theatre

HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVEVillage Players

IT’S GOOD FOR YOU Gorilla Tango Theatre

SLAPHAPPY – Beat the Jester Productions

STOP/KISSThe Gift Theatre

STUPID KIDSAbout Face Theatre

THE UNSEENA Red Orchid Theatre