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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ doesn’t just pull at your heartstrings—it yanks them out of your chest

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ doesn’t just pull at your heartstrings—it yanks them out of your chest

It's the kind of show that doesn't come around very often—so get a seat while you can.

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5 out of 5 stars
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10 Chicago theater shows to see in February
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10 Chicago theater shows to see in February

February is a short month but a busy one, and there’s no reason to hole up with Netflix.

What to see at Chicago Theater Week 2019
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What to see at Chicago Theater Week 2019

The annual celebration of Chicago theater puts a spotlight on new stages.

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

Your guide to musical theater in Chicago
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Your guide to musical theater in Chicago

From tours to local tuners, see what's playing now and in coming weeks

Latest theater reviews

Dear Evan Hansen

Dear Evan Hansen

This is the rare show that makes you tap your toes and reach for a hankie.

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
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A Doll’s House, Part 2

A Doll’s House, Part 2

A Doll’s House, Part 2 begins not with a slam but with a knock. 

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
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Pipeline

Pipeline

Though uneven, Pipeline manages to sidestep many of the pitfalls that can snag dramas of this kind.

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
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A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

This blood-soaked confection takes the recipe for an eat-the-rich manifesto and douses it in honey.

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Steppenwolf Theatre Company

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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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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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