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‘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.

10 Chicago theater shows to see in May
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10 Chicago theater shows to see in May

Chicago theater is the gift that never stops giving.

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

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

Next to Normal

Next to Normal

David Cromer and a top-notch cast deliver a searing and beautifully sung portrait of a family in collapse.

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The Winter’s Tale

The Winter’s Tale

Robert Falls has toned down his usual style in favor of something more muted but equally astute.

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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West Side Story

West Side Story

Performers Corey Cott and Mikaela Bennett bring such vibrant life to the story’s central pair of star-crossed lovers, Tony and Maria, that the show all but leaps off the stage.

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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The Children

The Children

Steppenwolf's latest is impossible to ignore and equally hard to forget.

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Users say
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

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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