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‘Burning Bluebeard’ to return for three nights only
Burning Bluebeard, the arresting theater piece that's (sort of) about the tragic fire at Chicago's Iroquois Theatre in 1903, will return to the theater where...
Cirque du Soleil’s Mexico-inspired ‘Luzia’ coming to Chicago
Cirque du Soleil announced this morning that its latest spectacle, Luzia, will arrive at the United Center in July. For the new show, the French-Canadian...
13 ‘Nutcrackers’ to get your holiday season cracking
After nearly 30 years, the Joffrey Ballet has retired cofounder Robert Joffrey’s much-loved staging of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. In its place, a brand...
Irish Theatre of Chicago to revisit ‘The Weir’
Just under the wire, Irish Theatre of Chicago has announced a 2016–17 season slate, to kick off next month with Conor McPherson's supernatural-tinged The...