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Blue Man Group, open run, Briar Street Theatre

The Winner . . .of Our Discontent, open run, Second City

Dream Freaks Fall From Space, open run, Second City

Late Nite Catechism, open run, Royal George Theatre

Rob Lowe: "Stories I Only Tell My Friends--LIVE," May 19, Cadillac Palace Theatre

The Wizard of Oz, through May 20, The Chicago Theatre

Frost/Nixon, through May 20, Redtwist Theatre

Jesus Christ Superstar, through May 20, Lyric Opera

A Home On The Lake, through May 20, Piven Theatre

Tony 'n Tina's Wedding, through May 23, Chicago Theatre Works

BUDDY––The Buddy Holly Story, through May 26 (returns June 29 through September 15), American Blues Theater

The Cat in the Hat, through May 26, Merle Reskin Theatre

Aristophanes, through May 27, Chopin Theatre

33 To Nothing, through May 27, A Red Orchid Theatre

The Gentleman Caller, through May 27, Raven Theatre

Grand Hotel, through May 27, Theater Wit

Dirty Dancing, May 29 through June 3, Cadillac Palace Theatre

The Doppelganger (an international farce), through June 2, Steppenwolf Theatre

Company, through June 3, Mercury Theater

Memphis, through June 3, Ruth Page Center for Arts

Oklahoma! through June 3, Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire

Waiting For Godot, through June 3, Chicago Shakespeare Theater
A GUIDE TO WHAT'S HAPPENING IN CHICAGOLAND
Reality Is An Activity, through June 3, The Den Theatre

Grace, through June 3, Athenaeum Theatre

How To Use A Knife, through June 9, Theater Wit

Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years, through June 10, Goodman Theatre

Smart People, through June 10, Writers Theatre

The Originalist, through June 10, Court Theatre

4,000 Miles, through June 10, Steel Beam Theatre (St. Charles)

The Cher Show, June 12 through July 15, Oriental Theatre

Striking Out, through June 16, Annoyance Theatre

Cry It Out, through June 17, Northlight Theatre

South Pacific, through June 17, Drury Lane Theatre

A New Attitude: In Tribute to Patti LaBelle, through June 17, Black Ensemble Theater

Buried Child, through June 17 Writers Theatre

To Catch A Fish, through July1, TimeLine Theatre

A Little Night Music, through July 8, The Greenhouse Theater Center

Southern Gothic, through July 29, Windy City Playhouse

Gaslight District, through September 2, Second City 

Hamilton, through January 20, 2019, PrivateBank Theatre
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Adler After Dark (adult night), May 17, Adler Planetarium

Beer Under Glass, May 18, Garfield Park
Conservatory

Anime Central, May 18-20, Hyatt Regency O'Hare

Mayfest, May 18-20, 3100 N. Ashland Avenue, Lake View

St Charles Fine Art Show, May 26-27, downtown St. Charles

MB Bike The Drive, May 27, starting at Columbus Drive and Jackson

UNCF's "A Mind Is . . ." Gala, June 16, Hyatt Regency Hotel

Amplified Chicago Blues (exhhibit), through August 10, Chicago History Museum
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Arturo Sandoval, May 16 (two shows), Evanston S.P.A.C.E.

Jobie Thomas' Enchantment, May 13, The Promontory

Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train, May 18, United Center

MC Lyte, May 25, The Promontory (doors open at 10 p.m.)

Brass in the Blues (A Tribute to Eddie Shaw), May 25, Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago

House Music Festival, May 26, Millennium Park

Big Sean, May 27, Huntington Bank Pavilion

Chicago Gospel Festival, June 1-2, Millennium Park

Depeche Mode, June 1, United Center

Los Lobos and Los Lonely Boys, June 1, Ravinia

Diana Ross, June 2, Ravinia

Lover Boy & Survivor, June 3, Ravinia

Paul Simon: Homeward Bound-The Farewell Tour, June 6, United Center

Kool Moe Dee and Steve Arrington, June 6, The Promontory

Martin Lawrence (with Rickey Smiley, JB Smoove, Deray Davis, Adele Givens), June 8, UIC Pavilion

Chicago Blues Festival, June 8-10, Millennium Park

Anita Baker, June 10, Ravinia

John Fogerty and ZZ Top, June 12, Ravinia

Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton, June 14, Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Shania Twain, May 19, United Center

Rick Springfield, May 20, Genesee Theatre

Todd Rundgren's Utopia, May 22, The Chicago Theatre

U2 (eXPERIENCE+INNOCENCE Tour), May 22-23, United Center

The Whispers, May 25, The Venue at Horseshoe Casino

Legends Fest (Scarface, MC Lyte, KRS-One, DJ Quik, Twista, Shawnna), May 25, Arie Crown Theatre
         (Go From "I Don't Know" To Being "In The Know")
Rob Lowe makes a one-night appearance on May 19 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre.
Photographs of Mississippi Fred McDowell are part of the Amplified Chicago Blues exhibit at the Chicago History Museum through August 10. 
Popular artist Raymond A. Thomas, a former creative manager at EBONY magazine, is one of the featured artists whose work is highlighted in the exhibition Hero•ism at Gallery Guichard, 436 E. 47th Street. The exhibit, which also features the works of Roger Carter and Maxwell Emcays, honors individuals and communities who have shown "a devotion to truth" and "the courage to stand and fight." Thomas says: "We just wanted to do something that represents heroism during these times. When we think about these times, it's time for heroes. It's time for us to stand up." The thought-provoking exhibit, co-curated by Thomas and Andre Guichard, runs through May 13.
The classic production Oklahoma! continues through June 3 at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire.
Grammy Award-winning country music star Shania Twain brings her concert tour to the United Center on May 19.
Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval performs on May 16 at Evanston S.P.A.C.E.