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Cinderella
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CINDERELLA April 20-May 1 Choreographer: Frederick Ashton Music: Sergei Prokofiev The classic fairy tale comes to life in this dazzling ballet. Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother and the Fairies of the Four Seasons help her overcome her mean-spirited step sisters and find her Prince. Grand sets and costumes add beauty to this family favorite production.   Presenting Sponsor Margot and Josef Lakonishok Schedule Wed, April 20...

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Bold Moves
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BOLD MOVES February 10-21 Forgotten Land Choreography: Jiří Kylián Music: Benjamin Britten Stirring and beautiful, Forgotten Land was inspired by a painting of women on a beach by the Norwegian expressionist Edvard Munch. The sea, with its giant waves, is a metaphor for constant motion; for erosion and renewal.   World Premiere Chorographer: Ashley Page Music: Thomas Adès A winner of many prestigious dance...

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Sylvia
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  October 14-25, 2015 Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago Choreographer: John Neumeier Music: Léo Delibes Sylvia’s coming-of-age vulnerability clashed with her youthful aggression. True love will balance these opposing forces, but loss of that love will test her newfound purpose in this magnificent female-powered ballet. Neumeier’s brilliant and brilliantly choreographed Sylvia will have audiences on their feet.   Performances run approximately 2.5 hours...

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Christmas Schooner
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November 25 to December 27, 2015 Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport, Chicago THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER sails again at the Mercury! The whole family will enjoy this heart-warming story of the first Christmas tree ship and the family who risked their lives to fill Chicago with the Christmas spirit. This critically acclaimed production features a powerful, moving story, an exquisite score of original music and traditional...

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Nutcracker, Chicago’s Most Beloved Holiday Tradition
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Farewell Performances of Robert Joffrey’s Nutcracker! December 4 – 27 Performs at: Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Congress Parkway   Conceived and directed in 1987 by company founder Robert Joffrey, Nutcracker brings Tchaikovsky’s classic score to life with battling toys and swirling snowflakes and the splendor of the full Joffrey company on sage with over 100 young dancers from the Chicagoland area.   Show Schedule:...

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Bad Jews
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BREAKING NEWS: BAD JEWS is moving to the Royal George Theater OPENS AUGUST 28TH  AFTER SOLD OUT PERFORMANCES AT THEATER WIT AND THE NORTHSHORE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMANING ARTS IN SKOKIE, BAD JEWS HAS A NEW HOME ON THE CABARET STAGE AT THE ROYAL GEORGE! Bad Jews tells the story of Daphna Feygenbaum, a 20-something “Real Jew” with an Israeli boyfriend. When Daphna’s cousin...

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Million Dollar Quartet
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NOW BOOKING GROUPS THROUGH 2015 Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago *Group Theater Tix is the only group sales agent that will not add single ticket fee’s to your Million Dollar Quartet Group in Chicago. Book with us today and SAVE!!! On December 4, 1956, Rock rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins gathered at Sun Records...

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Ring of Fire
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  EXTENDED – now on sale thru November 1, 20151! at The Mercury Theater 3745 North Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613 With more than two dozen Johnny Cash hits – including “I Walk the Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” and the title tune – performed by a multi-talented cast featuring Kent M. Lewis, Cory Goodrich and Michael Monroe Goodman, Ring of...

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Bible Bingo
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Not Even St. Peter Could Deny This Much Fun In the New Comedy Bible Bingo:  A Comedy with God, Games and Goofy Prizes *Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM   You’ll be laughing so hard, you’ll have to be careful watching your bingo cards! Vicki Quade, creator of the hit comedy, Late Nite Catechism, brings to life a new comedy, Bible Bingo: An Act of Charity…in...

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Late Nite Catechism
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Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted, Chicago The Best Sister Act Ever! “Hilarious, Well-Written, Inspired”—New York Times “Gloriously Funny“—Chicago Reader “A habit-forming hoot”—Catholic Explorer “Gets a gold star”—New World Watch the authoritarian whims of Sister as she doles out glow-in-the-dark rosaries one moment and confiscates lipstick and chewing gum the next. Sister engages the audience in a whimsical question and answer session as her...

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SIDE SHOW
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September 11 – October 25 Stage 773, 1221 W. Belmont, Chicago Tony Award-nominated for both “Best Score” and “Book of a Musical,” Side Show is based on the true-life stories of the legendary Hilton twins, Daisy and Violet, and their search for love and acceptance amidst the spectacle of fame and scrutiny under the spotlight of public opinion. Set against the backdrop of 1920s and ’30s...

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AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’
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November 14 – December 20 Stage 773, 1221 W. Belmont, Chicago “Deliciously Entertaining” – Chicago Tribune “A rousing triumph” – Chicago Sun-Times “Sincere…sublime…sheer joy” – TimeOut Chicago   Winner of the 2014 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for “Best Production – Revue,” “Best Direction” for Brenda Didier, “Artistic Specialization” for Austin Cook and one of Porchlight Music Theatre’s  biggest hits returns just in time for...

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HELLCAB
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November 12 – January 10, 2016 The Holiday Season Revival returns to Profiles Theatre The Main Stage, 4139 N. Broadway Hellcab portrays the story of a cab driver in for the longest night of his life as he transports a bizarre and mysterious array of customers through the gritty streets of Chicago. Playwright Will Kern draws from personal experience as a former cab driver...

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It’s A Wonderful Life, Live in Chicago
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NOVEMBER 20 — DECEMBER 27, 2015 American Blues Theatre presents: It’s A Wonderful Life Live in Chicago THE CHICAGO ORIGINAL BASED ON THE FILM BY FRANK CAPRA  |  ORIGINAL DIRECTION BY MARTY HIGGINBOTHAM  ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR GWENDOLYN WHITESIDE  |  MUSIC DIRECTOR MICHAEL MAHLER   NOVEMBER 20 — DECEMBER 27, 2015   For 14 years, American Blues Theater has delighted thousands of its audiences with the live 1940s radio broadcast of Frank Capra’s holiday classic It’s...

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FAR FROM HEAVEN
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CHICAGO PREMIERE February 5 – March 13, 2016 Stage 773, 1221 W. Belmont, Chicago     Porchlight presents the critically acclaimed new musical based on the 2002 hit film starring Julianne Moore. Set in 1957’s suburban Connecticut, Cathy Whitaker seems to be the picture-perfect wife and mother. But boiling beneath the surface, secret longings and forbidden desires cause her world to unravel, with incendiary consequences. Student...

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DREAMGIRLS
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April 8 – May 15, 2016 Stage 773, 1221 W. Belmont, Chicago Full of onstage joy and backstage drama, Dreamgirls is the story of an up-and-coming 1960s all-female singing group from Chicago and the triumphs and tribulations that come on the road to fame and fortune. A story that lives through the journey of popular music in America, with Porchlight’s signature intimate and up-close approach,...

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