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10 Chicago theater shows to see in October
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10 Chicago theater shows to see in October

Check out Chicago’s scary-good lineup of plays this month—here’s what to see in October.

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

Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes

Scientific arrogance and family dysfunction crash into each other like high-speed protons in the CERN super-collider.

Time Out says
2 out of 5 stars
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The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech

This production seems intent to skip right past being enjoyable and acclaimed and get right to being forgettable.

Time Out says
2 out of 5 stars
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The Great Leap

The Great Leap

One part historical atrocity, one part immigrant family drama and one part pop-cultural touchstone.

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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

Users say
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

Users say
5 out of 5 stars
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Greenhouse Theater Center

Greenhouse Theater Center

Users say
4 out of 5 stars
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Theater Wit

Theater Wit

Users say
5 out of 5 stars
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