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Ike Holter ends his Chicago saga with electric ‘Lottery Day’

Ike Holter ends his Chicago saga with electric ‘Lottery Day’

Five years after Exit Strategy kicked the party off, Lottery Day is here to close it down. This is last call. Get in while you can.

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10 Chicago theater shows to see in April
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10 Chicago theater shows to see in April

These plays and musicals are among the most enticing openings in Chicago theater this month.

Cheap Chicago theater tickets and seven ways to get them
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Cheap Chicago theater tickets and seven ways to get them

See Chicago theater on the cheap with our expert tips and tricks

The 11 best Chicago theaters in the Loop
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The 11 best Chicago theaters in the Loop

Browse the best downtown theaters and reserve a ticket to see a show today.

Steppenwolf Theatre’s gigantic expansion will add an intimate new performance space
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Steppenwolf Theatre’s gigantic expansion will add an intimate new performance space

The project includes a 400-seat in-the-round theater, an entire floor dedicated to theater education and new social spaces.

Latest theater reviews

Cambodian Rock Band

Cambodian Rock Band

It's a detective story, a historical drama, a family comedy and a rock show.

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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Lottery Day

Lottery Day

The final play in Holter’s seven-show Rightlynd Saga is the rare team-up event that hits the jackpot.

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
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Admissions

Admissions

Admissions is an imperfect play, but this production lands it firmly in the rejection pile.

Time Out says
2 out of 5 stars
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Poseidon! An Upside Down Musical

Poseidon! An Upside Down Musical

The latest revival of Poseidon! An Upside Down Musical feels slightly past its prime.

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
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Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Steppenwolf Theatre Company

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5 out of 5 stars
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Goodman Theatre

Goodman Theatre

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Victory Gardens Biograph Theater
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Victory Gardens Biograph Theater

The Den Theatre

The Den Theatre

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5 out of 5 stars
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Greenhouse Theater Center

Greenhouse Theater Center

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4 out of 5 stars
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Theater Wit

Theater Wit

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5 out of 5 stars
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