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10 Chicago theater shows to see in September
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10 Chicago theater shows to see in September

An onslaught of new plays and musicals is as much a part of fall in Chicago as pumpkin spice lattes and the start of the Bears season.

Writers Theatre proves that 'Into the Woods' has only gotten better with age

Writers Theatre proves that 'Into the Woods' has only gotten better with age

It seems unlikely that this masterpiece will ever feel out of date.

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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.

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Dana H.

Dana H.

In this tense play from Lucas Hnath, Dana Higginbotham recounts her 1997 abduction by a mental patient and the five months she subsequently spent in captivity.

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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Into the Woods

Into the Woods

This show has only gotten better with age.

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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

Users say
5 out of 5 stars
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