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Cupid Has A Heart On: A Musical Guide to Relationships, open run, Stage 773

Apes of Wrath, open run (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday), Second City

The Dinner Detective, open run (Saturdays), Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel

All My Sons, through November 15, Raven Theatre

The Color Purple (starring Jennifer Holliday), November 15 and 16, Arie Crown Theater

The Night Alive, through November 16, Steppenwolf Theatre

Watch on the Rhine, through November 16, The Artistic Home

Frederick, through November 16, Ruth Page Center for the Arts

Porgy and Bess, November 17 through December 20, Lyric Opera of Chicago at the Civic Opera House

Annie, November 18 through November 30, Cadillac Palace Theatre

Bible Bingo, through November 22, Royal George Theatre

Devil's Day Off, through November 22, Signal Ensemble Theatre


A GUIDE TO WHAT'S HAPPENING IN CHICAGOLAND
Hansel & Gretel: A Wickedly Delicious Musical Treat, November 22 through January 4

The Velveteen Rabbit, through November 23, Lifeline Theatre

II Trovatore, through November 29, Lyric Opera of Chicago at the Civic Opera House

The Inside, through November 30, The Greenhouse Theater Center

Iphigenia in Aulis, through December 7, Court Theatre

Isaac's Eye, through December 7, Writers Theatre on Vernon Avenue in Glencoe

Strandline, through December 7, A Red Orchid Theatre

Titanic, through December 7, Griffin Theatre Company at Theater Wit

Miracle on 47th Street, December 5 through December 14, Harold Washington Cultural Center

At Last: A Tribute to Etta James, through December 28, Black Ensemble Theater

Goldilocks and the Three Bears, through January 3, Apollo Theater

Camelot, through January 4, Drury Lane Theatre

Million Dollar Quartet, through January 4, Apollo Theater​

The King And I, through January 4, Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire
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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey "Legends," through November 16 at Allstate Arena and November 19-30 at United Center

20 Years of Freedom and Democracy Tour (a celebration of the history of indigenous South African music and dance), through November 16, Harris Theater

The Costume Ball (opening of "Chicago Styled: Fashioning The Magnificent Mile"), November 14, Chicago History Museum

Chicago Urban League 53rd Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner (featuring Vanessa Williams), November 15, Chicago Hilton & Towers 

Windy City Hardwood Classic (Tuskegee vs Wilberforce and Miles vs Harris-Stowe), November 15, Kroc Center Chicago

Dance Theatre of Harlem, November 21-23, Auditorium Theatre

Dwayne Bryant, motivational speaker and former host of the Know Your Heritage multicultural history program, addresses youth at the Visions Blu Institute's Inaugural Youth Town Hall Meeting, November 22 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.), University of Chicago's Reva & David Logan Center for the Arts

Festival of the Vines-Wine Tasting, November 25, Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet

The Hot Mix Dance Party, November 29, The Field Museum

Perception Reality (In The Age of Deception) (art exhibit, new works by Raymond A. Thomas), through December 12, Blanc Gallery

David Bowie Is (art exhibit), through January 4, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

The 1968 Exhibit, through January 4, Chicago History Museum

Chicagoisms (art exhibit), through January 4, Art Institute of Chicago

Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti (exhibit), through April 26, The Field Museum
THEATER
CONCERTS
ASSORTED ACTIVITIES
Todd Rundgren, November 13, Park West

Stevie Wonder (performing "Songs in the Key of Life"), November 14, United Center

Burton Cummings, November 14, Arcada Theatre

An Evening With Jazz Pianist Chris White, November 14, North Central College

America, November 15, Arcada Theatre

"Bill Cosby: Far From Finished," November 15, Rosemont Theatre

Chicago Sinfonietta, November 15, North Central College

Melissa Etheridge, November 15, Cadillac Palace Theatre

Little River Band, November 15, Arcada Theatre

Judy Collins, November 15, Genesee Theatre




"I'll Take You There . . . Celebrating 75 Years of Mavis Staples" (featuring Gregg Allman, Eric Church, Taj Mahal, Michael McDonald, Aaron Neville, Emmylou Harris and more), November 19, Auditorium Theatre

Brian Setzer Orchestra, November 19, Rialto Square Theatre

Mike Doughty, November 20, City Winery

Chase Rice, November 20, House of Blues

T.I. and Special Guests, November 21, UIC Pavilion

Better Than Ezra, November 21, House of Blues

Rick Springfield, November 22, North Central College

The Spinners with Ray Parker Jr., November 22, Arcada Theatre

Thanksgiving Soul Jam (starring The O'Jays, The Dramatics, The Manhattans), November 28, Star Plaza Theatre

5th Annual Funk Fest (featuring Cameo, Zapp, Joe Torry), November 28, Governors State University Center for Performing Arts

Air Supply, November 28, The Venue at Horseshoe Casino

Isley Brothers, Keith Sweat, Mint Condition, November 29, UIC Pavilion

Celtic Thunder, November 30, Chicago Theatre
Melissa Etheridge performs at the Cadillac Palace Theatre on November 15.
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey "Legends" tour stops at the Allstate Arena through November 16 and continues at the United Center November 19-30.
Multitalented entertainer Usher brings his "Usher: The UR Experience" to United Center on November 17.
The Chicago Jazz Philharmonic celebrates 10 years of magnificent music during an anniversary performance at the landmark Auditorium Theatre on November 14. The 60-piece orchestra will perform artistic director's Orbert Davis' dazzling arrangements and compositions during an evening that features an impressive list of special guests, including Dee Alexander, Terisa Griffin, Maggie Brown, Bobbi Wilsyn, Ari Brown, Mwata Bowden, Howard Levy, Tre Dumas and Bril Barrett. The concert will showcase the orchestra's unique blend of jazz and classical music. For tickets and information, call 312/341-2357 or email sales@auditoriumtheatre.org. Tickets can also be purchased at the box office, located at 50 E. Congress Pkwy. 
The storied characters from Camelot––King Arthur, Queen Guenevere, Sir Lancelot and Merlyn––will be featured on the Drury Lane Theatre stage through January 4.