Chicago theater shows to see this fall

These 27 plays and musicals are the fall theater shows to see

Colleen Fee and Britt-Marie Sivertsen in Side Show; Aaron Himelstein and Casey Thomas Brown in rehearsal for East of Eden; Sharriese Hamilton in Ain't Misbehavin'; Jefferson Mays in the Broadway production of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Like the beginning of the new school year in many districts, the beginning of the fall theater season has crept back into mid-August. But as we enter the post-Labor Day season proper, it's time to look ahead to what's new and necessary in the next few months—and there's a wealth of new shows to look forward to.

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