Chicago Theatre Week 2019
Theater patrons get the opportunity to choose from more than 100 productions for some extraordinary prices
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THE annual Chicago Theatre Week celebration begins February 7 and continues through February 17 to direct attention to the vibrant theater scene and to offer opportunities to make theater more accessible to all audiences.
Now in its seventh year and presented by the League of Chicago Theatres in partnership with Choose Chicago, Chicago Theatre Week will feature more than 100 productions throughout the city and suburbs with tickets ranging from $15 to $30, allowing more theatergoers to enjoy a wide range of presentations, including award-winning Broadway in Chicago shows and those at the smaller storefront productions. Participating theaters will include comedy clubs, noted theaters in the downtown Theater District, suburban theaters and other theatrical venues.
The vibrancy and variation that characterize the Chicago theater scene is showcased in productions such as Photograph 51 (Court Theatre), Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Writers Theatre), The Producers (Paramount Theatre), Elektra (Lyric Opera of Chicago), Noises Off (Windy City Playhouse), How to Catch Creation (Goodman Theatre), On Clover Road (American Blues Theater), Nina Simone: Four Women (Northlight Theatre), Million Dollar Quartet (Marriott Theatre), Anna Karenina (The Joffrey Ballet), Fuente Ovejuna (City Lit Theater), Mamma Mia! (Drury Lane Theatre), Pipeline (Victory Gardens Theater), Cardboard Piano (TimeLine Theatre), FRIENDS! The Musical Parody (Broadway Playhouse) and many more.
Tickets to Theatre Week productions went on sale January 8, and it is highly recommended that patrons purchase tickets in advance. Tickets are first-come, first-served. Theatergoers should be aware that some shows will sell out quickly,
Go to www.chicagotheatreweek.com for tickets and more information.
The Joffrey Ballet's presentation of Anna Karenina at the Auditorium Theatre is one of many productions participating in Chicago Theatre Week.
Algorithm Nation or The Static Quo at The Second City
Defiance at McAninch Arts Center
Missed Opportunities at The Den Theatre
Photograph 51 at Court Theatre
FRIENDS: The Musical Parody at Broadway Playhouse
Blue Man Group at Briar Street Theatre