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Blue Man Group, open run, Briar Street Theatre

The House of Blue Leaves, through June 18, Raven Theatre

Old Hobbits Die Hard, through June 18, Royal George Theatre

The Sound of Music, through June 19, Cadillac Palace Theatre

Soups, Stews, And Casseroles: 1976, through June 19, Goodman Theatre

Migration, through June 19, eta Creative Arts Foundation

The Body of an American, through June 19, Theater Wit

Man of La Mancha, June 22 through August 14, Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire

Between Riverside and Crazy, June 23 through August 21, Steppenwolf Theatre

An InCornvenient Truth, through June 24, Conservatory

No Matter How Hard We Try, through June 25, Trap Door Theatre

Prowess, through June 25, Jackalope Theatre

The Producers, through June 26, Mercury Theater

War Paint, June 28 through August 14, Goodman Theatre

Strike 3, through June 29, The Public House Theatre

Sides, through June 29, Annoyance Theatre

The Book of Mormon, June 29 through August 14, PrivateBank Theatre

Girl Jesus, June 30, The Public House Theatre

Spinning, through July 3, The Den Theatre

Constellations, through July 3, Steppenwolf Theatre
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​The SpongeBob Musical, through July 10, Oriental Theatre

The Marvin Gaye Story, through July 10, Black Ensemble Theater

Hauptmann, through July 10, City Lit

The Unfortunates, through July 10, Theater Wit

Xanadu, through July 17, American Theater Company

Northanger Abbey, through July 17, Lifeline Theatre

The Seedbed, through July 17, Redtwist Theatre

Death and Harry Houdini, through July 24, Chopin Theatre

Chimerica, through July 31, TimeLine Theatre Company

Little Shop of Horrors, through July 31, American Blues Theater

On Golden Pond, through July 31, Oil Lamp Theater

Company, through July 31, Writers Theatre

Deathtrap, through August 14, Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace

The Grapes of Wrath, through August 14, The Gift Theatre

THIS, through August 28, Windy City Playhouse


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IN THE SPOTLIGHT . . .
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2016 Sounds of History ("Swingin' It With Count Basie & Duke Ellington"), June 15, DuSable Museum

Taste of Randolph, June 17-19, Randolph Street (West Loop)

Windy City LakeShake Festival, June 17-19, FirstMerit Bank Pavilion

Green Music Festival, June 18-19, Wicker Park (Damen Avenue between North Avenue and Schiller Street)

"Everybody Clap Your Hands––Benefit in Honor of Willie (Casper) Perry,June 20, DA's Dell & Dining in Orland Park

Millennium Park Summer Film Series, beginning June 21 (and each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.), Jay Pritzker Pavilion

"Tuesdays on the Terrace" (Josh Berman Trio), June 21, Museum of Contemporary Art

Le Colonial's Tuesday Toast (proceeds benefit The Few Initiative for Children), June 21, Le Colonial Chicago (937 N. Rush Street)

Chicago Pride Parade, June 26, parade begins at Montrose Avenue and Broadway Street, heading south east on Broadway before veering south on Halsted Street. The parade continues down Halsted and then turns east on Belmont Avenue before veering south on Broadway Street once again. After turning east on Diversey Pkwy, the parade ends at Lakeview Avenue.

International Festival of Life (a four-day festival of music, fun and feast), July 1-4, Union Park

Tour de Fat (Ft. Collins' New Belgium Brewery's celebration of bikes and beer), July 9, Palmer Square Park

Kerry James Marshall: Mastry (exhibit), through September 25, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

"Adler After Dark," through December 15, Adler Planetarium

The Secret Lives of Objects (exhibit), through 2016, Chicago History Museum
THEATER
CONCERTS
ASSORTED ACTIVITIES
Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band, June 16, House of Blues

George Clinton, Parliament Funkadelic & More, June 17, The Venue at Horseshoe Casino

Father's Day Laugh Fest (featuring Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Deon Cole, John Witherspoon, Joe Torry), June 17, Star Plaza Theatre


Paul Simon, June 18, Ravinia

Patti Austin, June 18, Elmhurst College Mall

Rachelle Ferrell, Robert Glasper Experience, Avery Sunshine, June 18, Country Club Hills Theater

"Just Like A Natural Man" tribute concert to Lou Rawls (featuring vocalist Michael B. Walker), June 19, Columbus Park (as part of the Chicago West Community Music Center's "Nights Out in the Parks Concert Series")

Patti LaBelle (and The Commodores), June 23, Ravinia

Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples, June 24, Ravinia

"An Evening of Smooth Jazz Starring Boney James & Roy Ayers," June 24, The Venue at Horseshoe Casino

Monica and Joe, June 25, Country Club Hills Theater
WGCI Summer Jam (Fetty Wap, Jeezy, 2 Chainz, T.I., Migos, Plies, Lil Durk and more), June 17, United Center

"See Jane Sing" (actress Jane Lynch), June 17-18, Civic Opera House

The 20th anniversary of the Blues on the Fox Festival (featuring the Robert Cray Band, Marcia Ball, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Los Lobos, Larry McCray and Leland), June 17-18, RiverEdge Park in Aurora
A brand new production of the classic The Sound of Music will be showcased on the Cadillac Palace Theatre's stage through June 19.
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One-of-a-kind performers George Clinton and Paliament Funkadelic come to The Venue at Horseshoe Casino on June 17. 
Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch brings her concert tour, "See Jane Sing," to the Civic Opera House on June 17-18.
Chicagoans can't seem to get enough of The Book of Mormon so by popular demand the award-winning production returns for a seven-week limited engagement from June 29 through August 14 at The PrivateBank Theatre. The nine-time Tony Award-winning show, including one for Best Musical, has broken 81 house records in 44 venues across the country. The religious satire about two Mormon missionaries sent to a remote village in Uganda is the creation of South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and "Avenue Q" composer Robert Lopez. For more information and tickets, go to www.broadwayinchicago.com. 
The award-winning production of The Producers continues through June 26 at Merury Theater.
The 20th anniversary of The Taste of Randolph will include food, music and fun on June 17-19 at 900 W. Randolph Street.