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10 Chicago theater shows to see in December
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10 Chicago theater shows to see in December

No matter what you’re in the mood for this month—whether it’s chestnuts roasting over an open fire or the sound of Regina George cackling—Chicago theater has you covered.

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.

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

‘Hamilton’ will leave Chicago early next year
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‘Hamilton’ will leave Chicago early next year

Don't throw away your shot to see Hamilton in Chicago before the award-winning musical packs its bags and leaves.

Everything you need to know about seeing Hamilton in Chicago
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Everything you need to know about seeing Hamilton in Chicago

Here's what you need to know about the hottest musical in Chicago.

Latest theater reviews

Always… Patsy Cline

Always… Patsy Cline

This enjoyable two-hander doesn’t have much to say beyond, essentially, “Patsy Cline was the absolute best, y’all.” 

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

A new new take on Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers in the hot Chicago summer of 2020

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
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P.Y.G. or The Mis-Edumacation of Dorian Belle

P.Y.G. or The Mis-Edumacation of Dorian Belle

It’s a verbose comedy and a searching social drama in one restlessly theatrical package.

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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Hamilton

Hamilton

Hamilton is a sprawling, stunning, singular achievement.

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
Users say
5 out of 5 stars
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Steppenwolf Theatre Company
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Steppenwolf Theatre Company

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5 out of 5 stars
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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