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Music & Magic: Jazz & Sleight-of-Hand

at Chicago Magic Lounge, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Mon, March 18
Mon, March 25
FULL PRICE: n/a
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

Kick off your workweek with a little sleight-of-hand, some jazz, a side of stage magic and a cocktail or two at the Chicago Magic Lounge. The only show of its kind in the city, you'll enjoy close-up m... [more+]

Kick off your workweek with a little sleight-of-hand, some jazz, a side of stage magic and a cocktail or two at the Chicago Magic Lounge. The only show of its kind in the city, you'll enjoy close-up magic at your table and/or the bar while grooving to live music, with bonus stage magic during the breaks. Each night features a different local jazz band. [less-]

Live Comedy at the World Famous Laugh Factory

at Laugh Factory Chicago, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Mon, March 18
Tue, March 19
Wed, March 20
+ 7 more dates
Mon, March 18
Tue, March 19
Wed, March 20
Thu, March 21
Fri, March 22
Fri, March 22
Mon, March 25
Wed, March 27
Fri, March 29
Fri, March 29
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FULL PRICE: $17
OFFER PRICE: COMP

Named the No. 1 Comedy Club in the country by "USA Today", the Laugh Factory regularly hosts top-notch headliners, including up-and-coming comedians from Chicagoland and beyond, and big-name stars fro... [more+]

Named the No. 1 Comedy Club in the country by "USA Today", the Laugh Factory regularly hosts top-notch headliners, including up-and-coming comedians from Chicagoland and beyond, and big-name stars from TV and film. Plus, you never know who may drop by for a set. The Laugh Factory's roster of performers has included Jim Carrey, Dave Chappelle, Ellen DeGeneres, Kathy Griffin, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart and many more -- almost anyone you can think of in the comedy business. With tableside food and drink service and stellar talent on stage, the Laugh Factory is a surefire bet for a great night out. [less-]

All-Star Improv Comedy With Cross Pollination, RATZ & Dumb John

at iO Theater, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Mon, March 18
Mon, March 25
FULL PRICE: $5
OFFER PRICE: COMP

Three of Chicago's favorite improv teams combine their comedy powers for a night of fast-paced lunacy. Catch big laughs when Cross Pollination, RATZ and Dumb John storm the stage at the iO Theater in ... [more+]

Three of Chicago's favorite improv teams combine their comedy powers for a night of fast-paced lunacy. Catch big laughs when Cross Pollination, RATZ and Dumb John storm the stage at the iO Theater in the Near North Side neighborhood. All three teams have been performing throughout the city for years and this all-star show will showcase their honed stage presence and raw talent. [less-]

"Childhood Beauty" at Trap Door Theatre

at Trap Door Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Mon, March 18
Sat, March 23
Sun, March 24
+ 1 more dates
Mon, March 18
Sat, March 23
Sun, March 24
Mon, March 25
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FULL PRICE: $10
OFFER PRICE: $5

Using the forms of theatre, performance art, and dance, "Childhood Beauty" is about reluctantly participating in Jane Fonda’s dance aerobics videos way-back-when. It is about monopolizing the though... [more+]

Using the forms of theatre, performance art, and dance, "Childhood Beauty" is about reluctantly participating in Jane Fonda’s dance aerobics videos way-back-when. It is about monopolizing the thoughts that people think about your body. It is about awkward emotions and stool movements. Welcome to the show. [less-]

The Second City's Improv Comedy Hour

at UP Comedy Club, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Mon, March 18
Mon, March 25
Mon, April 01
+ 8 more dates
Mon, March 18
Mon, March 25
Mon, April 01
Mon, April 08
Mon, April 15
Mon, April 22
Mon, April 29
Mon, May 06
Mon, May 13
Mon, May 20
Mon, May 27
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FULL PRICE: $18
OFFER PRICE: $9

Edgy, thought-provoking and always spectacularly funny, The Second City celebrates nearly six decades of producing cutting-edge satirical revues and launching the careers of generation after generatio... [more+]

Edgy, thought-provoking and always spectacularly funny, The Second City celebrates nearly six decades of producing cutting-edge satirical revues and launching the careers of generation after generation of comedy's best and brightest. See the stars of tomorrow performing a brand-new twist on a classic art form, from the mind of Mick Napier. A wildly unpredictable display of classic improvisational games and techniques finessed for the modern age, perfect for adult audiences at Chicago's UP Comedy Club. [less-]

Famed Improv Theater iO's "The Armando Diaz Experience"

at iO Theater, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Mon, March 18
Mon, March 25
FULL PRICE: $12
OFFER PRICE: $6

Chicago has long been known as a hotbed for creating comedy stars, and one of the main reasons for that is the iO Theater, one of the premier places in the world to catch improv comedy. Begun by Adam ... [more+]

Chicago has long been known as a hotbed for creating comedy stars, and one of the main reasons for that is the iO Theater, one of the premier places in the world to catch improv comedy. Begun by Adam McKay ("SNL", "Anchorman"), David Koechner ("The Office", "American Dad!") and Armando Diaz (founder of Magnet Theater in New York), "The Armando Diaz Theatrical Experience Movement & Hootenanny" is iO's longest-running show and a Chicago comedy institution. In this two-act, long-form improv show, a monologist kicks things off by telling a few stories from his or her life, which some of the city's best improvisers then spin off into hilarious off-the-cuff scenes. [less-]

"Detour Guide" at Pierce Hall

at Pierce Hall, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Mon, March 18
Tue, March 19
Fri, March 22
+ 6 more dates
Mon, March 18
Tue, March 19
Fri, March 22
Mon, March 25
Tue, March 26
Fri, March 29
Mon, April 01
Tue, April 02
Fri, April 05
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FULL PRICE: $38
OFFER PRICE: $19

This one-man musical, co-produced with Stage Left Theatre, takes us on an alternative tour of the Arab world and Arab America. Using lyrics, percussion and an urban soundscape, master storyteller and ... [more+]

This one-man musical, co-produced with Stage Left Theatre, takes us on an alternative tour of the Arab world and Arab America. Using lyrics, percussion and an urban soundscape, master storyteller and musician Karim Nagi guides us through a social and political labyrinth, extolling the virtues of revolution, immigration, and hummus along the way. [less-]

See Past Second City Stars' Funniest Sketches

at UP Comedy Club, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Tue, March 19
Wed, March 20
Tue, March 26
+ 1 more dates
Tue, March 19
Wed, March 20
Tue, March 26
Wed, March 27
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FULL PRICE: $26
OFFER PRICE: $13

Before comedy giants like Tina Fey, Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert conquered Hollywood, they were creating hilarious, cutting-edge sketches and original songs at The Second City. Now this comedy ins... [more+]

Before comedy giants like Tina Fey, Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert conquered Hollywood, they were creating hilarious, cutting-edge sketches and original songs at The Second City. Now this comedy institution is bringing back their alumni’s "Greatest Hits" from the ‘90s, updated and re-imagined for our insane times by the next generation of comedy stars. Plus, they’ll be busting out some of Second City’s world-famous Chicago-style improv. Don’t miss this hilarious show at UP Comedy Club. [less-]

Blue Man Group at Chicago's Briar Street Theatre

at Briar Street Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Tue, March 19
Fri, March 22
Sun, March 24
+ 18 more dates
Tue, March 19
Fri, March 22
Sun, March 24
Mon, March 25
Tue, March 26
Wed, March 27
Thu, March 28
Fri, March 29
Sun, March 31
Tue, April 02
Wed, April 03
Fri, April 05
Sun, April 07
Tue, April 09
Wed, April 10
Fri, April 12
Sun, April 14
Wed, April 17
Thu, April 18
Sun, April 21
Wed, April 24
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FULL PRICE: $84.65
OFFER PRICE: $38.88

Blue Man Group will rock your world, blow your mind and unleash your spirit. Leave your expectations at the door and let three bald and blue men take you on a spectacular journey bursting with music, ... [more+]

Blue Man Group will rock your world, blow your mind and unleash your spirit. Leave your expectations at the door and let three bald and blue men take you on a spectacular journey bursting with music, laughter and surprises. More than 35 million people of all ages, languages and cultures have experienced the unexpected with Blue Man Group. Now it’s your turn! Be sure to get your tickets now for the show’s run at Chicago's Briar Street Theatre. [less-]

Live Jazz at Winter's Jazz Club

at Winter's Jazz Club, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Tue, March 19
Wed, March 20
Wed, March 20
+ 67 more dates
Tue, March 19
Wed, March 20
Wed, March 20
Thu, March 21
Thu, March 21
Fri, March 22
Fri, March 22
Sat, March 23
Sat, March 23
Sun, March 24
Sun, March 24
Tue, March 26
Tue, March 26
Wed, March 27
Wed, March 27
Thu, March 28
Thu, March 28
Fri, March 29
Fri, March 29
Sat, March 30
Sat, March 30
Sun, March 31
Sun, March 31
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Wed, April 03
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Thu, April 04
Thu, April 04
Fri, April 05
Fri, April 05
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Sat, April 06
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Tue, April 09
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Wed, April 10
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Thu, April 11
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Fri, April 12
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Sun, April 14
Tue, April 16
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Wed, April 17
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FULL PRICE: $15 - $20
OFFER PRICE: $7.50 - $10

As Wynton Marsalis put it, "Jazz music is America's past and its potential, summed up and sanctified and accessible to anybody who learns to listen to, feel, and understand it." Winter's Jazz Club in ... [more+]

As Wynton Marsalis put it, "Jazz music is America's past and its potential, summed up and sanctified and accessible to anybody who learns to listen to, feel, and understand it." Winter's Jazz Club in Chicago hosts jazz musicians specializing in everything from straight-ahead jazz to swing, big band, New Orleans-style and more. Every show at Winter's Jazz Club furthers the love of live jazz, where you can savor a drink for purchase along with innovative arrangements of the best jazz songs around. [less-]

"Fudge" at iO Theater: Where Music and Comedy Meet

at iO Theater, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Tue, March 19
Tue, March 26
FULL PRICE: $12
OFFER PRICE: $6

"Fudge" is an evening of comedy and music brought to you by the independent improv team Fudge. Comprised of Damian Anaya, Tim Lyons, Vince Portacci and Dan White, Fudge's goal has always been to exist... [more+]

"Fudge" is an evening of comedy and music brought to you by the independent improv team Fudge. Comprised of Damian Anaya, Tim Lyons, Vince Portacci and Dan White, Fudge's goal has always been to exist at the intersection of creative disciplines. Every show's unique atmosphere is directly influenced by that night's musical and comedic performances, which either compliment or juxtapose one another. Half concert, half comedy show, "Fudge" is a wholly unique experience unlike any other comedy show in Chicago. [less-]

The Showcase: New and Experimental Works

at Chicago Magic Lounge, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Tue, March 19
Tue, March 26
Tue, April 02
+ 8 more dates
Tue, March 19
Tue, March 26
Tue, April 02
Tue, April 09
Tue, April 16
Tue, April 23
Tue, April 30
Tue, May 07
Tue, May 14
Tue, May 21
Tue, May 28
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FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: $15

The Chicago Magic Lounge proudly presents their newest production, The Showcase. This new show will feature a rotating lineup of CML company members along with special guests bringing their new works ... [more+]

The Chicago Magic Lounge proudly presents their newest production, The Showcase. This new show will feature a rotating lineup of CML company members along with special guests bringing their new works to the Chicago Magic Lounge stage. [less-]

"Djembe! The Show": Beat Your Own Drum

at Apollo Theater - Mainstage, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Tue, March 19
Fri, March 22
Sat, March 23
+ 17 more dates
Tue, March 19
Fri, March 22
Sat, March 23
Sat, March 23
Sun, March 24
Thu, March 28
Fri, March 29
Sat, March 30
Sat, March 30
Sun, March 31
Thu, April 04
Fri, April 05
Sat, April 06
Sat, April 06
Sun, April 07
Wed, April 10
Fri, April 12
Sat, April 13
Sat, April 13
Sun, April 14
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FULL PRICE: $35 - $69
OFFER PRICE: $19 - $49

With a drum on every seat, "Djembe! The Show" is a new, interactive theatrical experience that’s making its U.S. premiere at Chicago’s Apollo Theater. You’ll journey around the world and across ... [more+]

With a drum on every seat, "Djembe! The Show" is a new, interactive theatrical experience that’s making its U.S. premiere at Chicago’s Apollo Theater. You’ll journey around the world and across time as you play along to favorite pop and rock songs led by Broadway and Chicago performers. "Djembe!" (“jem-bay”) combines powerful storytelling and upbeat music for an unbelievable, joyous experience unlike any other in Chicago. Oprah even chose the ensemble to lead her "SuperSoul Sessions" on her OWN network. Don’t miss your chance to see the limited-engagement show live at the Apollo. [less-]

Hit Broadway Musical: "A Bronx Tale"

at James M Nederlander Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Tue, March 19
Wed, March 20
Thu, March 21
+ 1 more dates
Tue, March 19
Wed, March 20
Thu, March 21
Fri, March 22
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FULL PRICE: $55 - $98
OFFER PRICE: $39 - $69

In 1960s New York City, a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he'd love to be in "A Bronx Tale", coming to the James M. Nederlander Theatre in Chicago. Bursting with high-... [more+]

In 1960s New York City, a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he'd love to be in "A Bronx Tale", coming to the James M. Nederlander Theatre in Chicago. Bursting with high-energy dance numbers and original doo-wop tunes from legendary composer Alan Menken, this ""Jersey Boys" meets "West Side Story"" musical is a Broadway smash with loads of behind-the-scenes talent, including Oscar winner Robert DeNiro, Tony winner Jerry Zaks and Oscar nominee Chazz Palminteri. This unforgettable story of loyalty and family is "the kind of tale that makes you laugh and cry" ("The New York Times") and is bringing 10 alumni from the Broadway production on this national tour. Grab your tickets now. [less-]

Weekday LOLZ with Improv Show "Top Notch Tuesday"

at Laugh Out Loud Chicago, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Tue, March 19
Tue, March 26
FULL PRICE: $5
OFFER PRICE: COMP

Get ready for some purebred Chicago improv stylings. Tuesdays start with ensembles that put in their time at Laugh Out Loud Academy, and finish up with some of Chicago's best veteran groups. "Top Notc... [more+]

Get ready for some purebred Chicago improv stylings. Tuesdays start with ensembles that put in their time at Laugh Out Loud Academy, and finish up with some of Chicago's best veteran groups. "Top Notch Tuesday" is "Chicago Reader" recommended! [less-]

Chicago Human Rhythm Project: Mayumana’s "Currents"

at Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Wed, March 20
FULL PRICE: $40 - $55
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $27.50

Mayumana’s latest show -- "Currents" -- was inspired by the historical “battle of currents” between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla in their quest for finding energy sources for the world. Now co... [more+]

Mayumana’s latest show -- "Currents" -- was inspired by the historical “battle of currents” between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla in their quest for finding energy sources for the world. Now coming to the Harris Center, the Chicago Human Rhythm Project takes you on a spectacular journey, representing the essence of light and electricity in rhythmic soundscapes and stunning visual effects mapped on the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. [less-]

"Corduroy": Fun Play for Kids 3+

at Athenaeum Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Wed, March 20
Thu, March 21
Fri, March 22
+ 12 more dates
Wed, March 20
Thu, March 21
Fri, March 22
Sat, March 23
Sat, March 23
Tue, April 02
Sat, April 06
Sat, April 06
Tue, April 09
Fri, April 12
Sat, April 13
Sat, April 13
Sun, April 14
Fri, April 19
Sat, April 20
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FULL PRICE: $22 - $32
OFFER PRICE: $12.50 - $17.50

A small teddy bear’s quest for a missing button leads to the friendship of a lifetime in "Corduroy". A department store comes to life with circus elements and physical comedy as Corduroy must stay a... [more+]

A small teddy bear’s quest for a missing button leads to the friendship of a lifetime in "Corduroy". A department store comes to life with circus elements and physical comedy as Corduroy must stay a step ahead of the Night Watchman to be ready for Lisa when she returns to the store. Learn the importance of empathy and unconditional love along with a young girl and her mother in this sweet adaptation of the beloved book by Don Freeman. "Corduroy" at the Athenaeum Theatre is a Chicago premiere and a playful adventure that will delight ages three and up. [less-]

Modern-Day Fairy Tale About Love & Happiness

at Greenhouse Theater Center, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Wed, March 20
Thu, March 21
Fri, March 22
+ 17 more dates
Wed, March 20
Thu, March 21
Fri, March 22
Sat, March 23
Sun, March 24
Wed, March 27
Thu, March 28
Fri, March 29
Sat, March 30
Sun, March 31
Wed, April 03
Thu, April 04
Fri, April 05
Sat, April 06
Sun, April 07
Wed, April 10
Thu, April 11
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FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

Contrary to its title, this bubbly, whimsical comedy from the acclaimed playwright of "The Clean House" and "Dead Man's Cell Phone" will make you fall in love with love. Bank teller Tilly is consumed ... [more+]

Contrary to its title, this bubbly, whimsical comedy from the acclaimed playwright of "The Clean House" and "Dead Man's Cell Phone" will make you fall in love with love. Bank teller Tilly is consumed by a melancholy so exquisite that everyone she meets becomes infatuated with her: her tailor, her hairdresser and even her therapist succumb to the allure of her perpetual sadness. But when Tilly inexplicably discovers happiness, her joy wreaks havoc on the lives of her paramours. Get swept away by whimsy when Chicago's Greenhouse Theater Center brings Sarah Ruhl's "Melancholy Play" to the stage. [less-]

Puppet Improv Show "Felt"

at iO Theater, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Wed, March 20
Wed, March 27
FULL PRICE: $5
OFFER PRICE: COMP

You may have seen an improv show, and you may have seen a puppet show, but have you ever seen an improv show starring a cast of puppets? If not, now's your chance with "Felt". Completely unpredictable... [more+]

You may have seen an improv show, and you may have seen a puppet show, but have you ever seen an improv show starring a cast of puppets? If not, now's your chance with "Felt". Completely unpredictable and hilarious, this unique show is must-see for fans of improv, comedy and puppetry. See it at Chicago's iO Theater. [less-]

The Wild Rumors: Folk Duo Hosts Weekly Indie Bands

at @North Bar, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Wed, March 20
Wed, March 27
FULL PRICE: $5
OFFER PRICE: COMP

Songwriting duo The Wild Rumors are known for their simple, lyric-forward pop, folk and soul. They'll be in residency at @North Bar every Wednesday this month to host their favorite indie bands. There... [more+]

Songwriting duo The Wild Rumors are known for their simple, lyric-forward pop, folk and soul. They'll be in residency at @North Bar every Wednesday this month to host their favorite indie bands. There's a different act every week, plus drink specials. [less-]

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