Arts & Entertainment in Chicago (Illinois)

Metro Chicago
  • Metro Chicago

    3730 N Clark St 60613 Chicago IL United States
    Metro's box office is located inside the Metro Store on the first floor of 3730 North Clark Street. Tickets for all Metro shows are available for purchase with cash or credit card (Metro Store accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express). Note: ticket purchases for a show day of must be cash after doors have opened. Store hours: Located below Metro at 3728 N. Clark St, Metro Store is open Monday 12-6pm, Tuesday through Saturday 12-8pm, and closed Sundays unless there is ...
Chicago Air and Water Show
  • Chicago Air and Water Show

    North Avenue Beach, 1600 N Lake Shore Dr 60613 Chicago IL United States
    The Annual Chicago Air and Water Show is one of the largest and longest running events of its kind in the US. Enjoy aviation's finest civilian and military pilots as they thrill millions along Chicago's lakefront. FREE Admission. North Avenue Beach, 1600 N. Lake Shore Drive. The 60th Annual Chicago Air & Water Show will be held August 18-19, 2018 Headliners: U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, U.S. Army Golden Knights and the U.S. Navy Leap Frogs
The Joffrey Ballet
Buddy Guy's Legends
  • Buddy Guy's Legends

    700 S Wabash Ave 60605 Chicago IL United States
    True Blues fans know - There is only one place in Chicago to experience the finest Blues seven nights a week, enjoy southern Cajun soul food, and behold a major archive of Blues memorabilia. That place is Buddy Guy's Legends at 700 S. Wabash! Voted "Best Blues Club" several times over by Living Blues Magazine, Citysearch, and AOL, Legends continues to be a mecca for the Blues. It is owned and operated by Buddy Guy and his family.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
  • Chicago Shakespeare Theater

    800 E Grand Ave on Navy Pier 60611 Chicago IL United States
    A global theatrical force, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) is known for vibrant productions that reflect Shakespeare’s genius for storytelling, musicality of language, and empathy for the human condition. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and Executive Director Criss Henderson, Chicago Shakespeare has redefined what a great American Shakespeare theater can be, putting forward a company that delights in the unexpected and defies theatrical category. A Regional Tony Award-winning theater, CST produces acclaimed plays at its home on Navy ...
C2E2
ShowPlace ICON at Roosevelt Collection
  • ShowPlace ICON at Roosevelt Collection

    1011 S Delano Ct E (at W Roosevelt Rd) Chicago, IL 60605 United States
    At ShowPlace ICON you're not only watching a movie, you're redefining how movies should be watched. Modern design and delectable dining converge with state-of-the-art cinematic technology for a feast of the senses.
Auditorium Theatre
  • Auditorium Theatre

    50 E Congress Pkwy 60605 Chicago IL United States
    The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University is an independent not-for-profit organization committed to presenting the finest in international, cultural, and community programming to Chicago and to the continued restoration and preservation of the National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre.
Millennium Park
  • Millennium Park

    201 E Randolph St 60602 Chicago IL United States
    The #1 tourist attraction in the Midwest! Discover a state-of-the-art collection of architecture, landscape design and art that provide the backdrop for hundreds of free cultural programs including concerts, exhibitions, tours, and family activities. In Millennium Park, you’ll find a new kind of town square – a lively, spectacular gathering spot located in the heart of the city and a destination for Chicagoans and visitors alike. #MillenniumPark
Goodman Theatre
The Chicago Theatre
  • The Chicago Theatre

    175 N State St 60601 Chicago IL United States
    The Chicago Theatre is a breath-taking National Landmark in downtown Chicago hosting hundreds of concerts, comedians, theatrical productions and special events every year. The 3,553 seat auditorium is seven stories high, and the vertical "C-H-I-C-A-G-O," sign has become an iconic symbol of State Street and Chicago. The historic Chicago Theatre hosts a weekly “Marquee Tour” which takes guests on a history-filled journey, from the inception of this majestic venue in 1921, all the way to its present day incarnation as a ...
Lollapalooza
  • Lollapalooza

    Chicago IL United States
    What started as a touring music festival in 1991 by Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell, Lollapalooza has become a definitively unique music experience. Today, Lollapalooza takes place every summer in historic Grant Park, Chicago, between the iconic Chicago skyline and the shores of Lake Michigan.
Primary Night Club
  • Primary Night Club

    5 W Division St 60610 Chicago IL United States
    Primary is closed for a major remodel. Stay tuned for the big announcement! 2017 named one of the top 5 dance clubs in Chicago by Time Out Chicago. Chicago Nightlife Awards 2015 "Best Monthly event" (Shipwrecked) "CHICAGO MAGAZINE" Best in dancing for Electronica clubs 2013! The year-old basement club offers chest-vibrating escape from the usual Gold Coast obnoxiousness. With its curated calendar of top-notch music artists, friendly barkeeps, and come-as-you-are vibe, this is a downtown electronica lounge you can love. Chicago Nightlife Awards 2014 "Party of ...
Huntington Bank Pavilion
Music Box Theatre
Zanies Comedy Club Chicago
Laugh Factory Chicago
  • Laugh Factory Chicago

    3175 N Broadway St 60657 Chicago IL United States
    The World Famous Laugh Factory has live stand up comedy 7 nights a week from Chicago's Lakeview at Broadway and Belmont in the former Lakeshore Theatre. Tickets: http://www.laughfactory.com/clubs/chicago http://www.twitter.com/laughfactory_ch http://www.instagram.com/laughfactory_ch http://www.youtube.com/laughfactory http://4sq.com/l6wmfb Open Mic is every Wednesday at 6:30pm and is hosted by Pat Tomasulo. Sign-ups are at 6pm the night of the show. Performers get 3 minutes of clean, G-rated material only! More information: http://www.laughfactory.com/open-mic
The Logan Theatre
  • The Logan Theatre

    2646 N Milwaukee Ave 60647 Chicago IL United States
    The Logan Theatre opened in 1915 as the Paramount Theatre, a single-screen cinema. In 1922, it was taken over by the Vaselopolis family, as several waves of new ethnic groups reshaped Logan Square as their home, the Logan Theatre remained a family-owned business committed to serving the diverse families of the community. Chris Vaselopolis, the previous owner, was born in the Theatre building and dedicated his life to keeping his family's legacy alive through the Theatre's lighted screens. In the 1960s, ...
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
  • Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

    1147 W Jackson Blvd 60607 Chicago IL United States
    Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s core purpose is to bring artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage, educate, transform and change lives through the experience of dance. Celebrating its 40th season in 2017–18, Hubbard Street continues to be an innovative force, supporting its creative talent while presenting repertory by major international artists. Hubbard Street Dance Chicago grew out of the Lou Conte Dance Studio at LaSalle and Hubbard Streets in 1977, when Lou Conte gathered an ensemble of four dancers to ...
Harris Theater for Music and Dance
  • Harris Theater for Music and Dance

    205 E. Randolph Drive 60601 Chicago IL United States
    “…the only major Chicago arts building with a long-term commitment to equal partnerships is the Harris Theater for Music and Dance…In tough economic times, that’s a model worthy of wider replication.” Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
The Black Women's Expo
  • The Black Women's Expo

    700 W Van Buren St 60607 Chicago IL United States
    An empowering, motivational, and entertaining forum that targets the specific needs and interests of Black Women! Enjoy Seminars Featuring National Speakers, Entertainment, Celebrity Guests, Exhibits and More!
Cadillac Palace Theatre
  • Cadillac Palace Theatre

    151 W Randolph St 60601 Chicago IL United States
    Broadway In Chicago is the source for terrific seats to the most exciting shows in Chicago's bustling Downtown Theater District. On the stages of the Cadillac Palace Theatre, CIBC Theatre, Oriental Theatre, the Auditorium Theatre and the Broadway Playhouse you will discover theater productions direct from Broadway and world premieres of productions destined for Broadway. Broadway In Chicago makes it easy to get the best seats available plus provides unique visitor and tourism offerings for a very special theater experience. ...
Subterranean
iO Chicago
  • iO Chicago

    1501 N Kingsbury St 60642 Chicago IL United States
    The iO Theater is the birthplace of longform improv and is home to the best comedy shows in the country. Considered to be the Mecca of improvisation, the iO Theater (formerly known as The ImprovOlympic) boasts a full training center based on the teachings of our co-founder and improv guru, Del Close, and his partner and iO owner, Charna Halpern, that has helped train and develop the talents of an entire generation of America’s best and brightest comedic entertainers for ...
UP Comedy Club
  • UP Comedy Club

    230 W North Ave 60610 Chicago IL United States
    UP Comedy Club is a hybrid performance venue with an eclectic blend of comedy. Featuring the best in headline stand-up comedy and a variety of original full length shows and improv revues created and presented by Second City Theatricals, UP Comedy Club is Chicago's premier destination for comedy. In addition to a diverse slate of original programming, UP Comedy Club also features a full service restaurant and bar with a no drink minimum. See more at http://upcomedyclub.com
Broadway In Chicago
  • Broadway In Chicago

    17 N State St, Ste 810 60602 Chicago IL United States
    Broadway In Chicago is the source for terrific seats to the most exciting shows in Chicago's bustling Downtown Theater District. On the stages of the Cadillac Palace Theatre, CIBC Theatre, Oriental Theatre, the Auditorium Theatre and the Broadway Playhouse you will discover theater productions direct from Broadway and world premieres of productions destined for Broadway. Broadway In Chicago makes it easy to get the best seats available plus provides unique visitor and tourism offerings for a very special theater experience. ...
Alhambra Palace Restaurant
Poetry Foundation & Poetry Magazine
The Harper Theater
  • The Harper Theater

    5238 S Harper Ave 60615 Chicago IL United States
    An historic theater with the stature of the Harper Theater in Hyde Park, Ill., should be and is a neighborhood center. Theaters are natural magnets for culture and human activity, often serving as a backdrop for historic events. A theater should be a showcase for artists, a forum for ideas and a catalyst for conversation. It should be a place to meet and to reflect, to pause before, in the midst, or at the end of the day. Community and regard ...
Oriental Theatre
Simon Casting
  • Simon Casting

    2558 W 16th St, 5th Floor 60608 Chicago IL United States
    To do what you love and to make a living at it... it doesn't get much better than that. A passion for the business, a studio designed for both the comfort of our clients as well as the actors that visit us each day, three casting studios, and state of the art equipment have given us the opportunity to serve our clients for the past sixteen years with the attention, detail, and energy they deserve. Casting for film, television, theatre, and commercials, ...
Victory Gardens Theater
Landmark Century Centre Cinema
React Presents
Museum of Contemporary Photography
  • Museum of Contemporary Photography

    600 S Michigan Ave 60605 Chicago IL United States
    Founded in 1976 as the Chicago Center for Contemporary Photography, the museum collaborates with artists, photographers, communities, and institutions locally, nationally, and internationally. As the leading photography museum in the Midwest, presenting projects and exhibitions and acquiring works that embrace a wide range of contemporary aesthetics and technologies, the museum offers students, educators, research specialists, and general audiences an intimate and comprehensive visual study center. The Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) is a stimulating and innovative forum for the collection, creation, ...
CSz Theater Chicago
  • CSz Theater Chicago

    929 W Belmont Ave 60657 Chicago IL United States
    Newcity said "Recommended ... fast-paced, consistently positive show ... ComedySportz has clearly hit on a winning formula, proudly maintaining the title of longest-running short form improv comedy show in Chicago"! A high-energy format helmed by a referee and rocked by a keyboard player, the blue Downtown Chicago Bosses and the red team compete for laughter and applause, completely based on audience suggestions and willing volunteers, to create on-the-spot scenes, games and songs. Since 1987, ComedySportz is comedy for everyone, featuring ...
Waveland Bowl
  • Waveland Bowl

    3700 N Western Ave 60618 Chicago IL United States
    Waveland Bowl is the largest bowling alley in Chicago with 40 lanes, all with automatic scoring. Programmable bumpers are available on every lane for children. We have two bars, a billiards area, a children's movie theater and a restaurant. We have won numerous awards within the city and the bowling industry, such as being voted "Chicago's Best Bowling Center" two years in a row by CitySearch! In addition to open bowling, we have adult and youth leagues that ...
Diversey River Bowl
  • Diversey River Bowl

    2211 W Diversey Pkwy 60647 Chicago IL United States
    Come on down to the river and experience over 2 dozen sound activated intelligent lights, fog machines, strobes, and heart pounding music while you bowl!
Symphony Center (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
WhirlyBall
  • WhirlyBall

    1825 W. Webster Ave. (Elston) Chicago, IL 60614 United States
    WhirlyBall combines lacrosse, hockey, basketball and suped-up bumper cars in a game of skill and chance. Now bump it up a notch with Lasertag, a riverside beer garden, full-loaded sports bar & grill, video games, foosball, air hockey and pool tables. Additional locations in Lombard & Vernon Hills.
CIBC Theatre
  • CIBC Theatre

    18 W Monroe St 60601-7910 Chicago IL United States
    Broadway In Chicago is the source for terrific seats to the most exciting shows in Chicago's bustling Downtown Theater District. On the stages of the Cadillac Palace Theatre, CIBC Theatre, Oriental Theatre, the Auditorium Theatre and the Broadway Playhouse you will discover theater productions direct from Broadway and world premieres of productions destined for Broadway. Broadway In Chicago makes it easy to get the best seats available plus provides unique visitor and tourism offerings for a very special theater experience. ...
Chop Shop
  • Chop Shop

    2033 W North Ave 60647 Chicago IL United States
    The Chop Shop is a butcher/deli/bar/restaurant/venue. Our event space is 6,000 square feet and hosts concerts, charity, corporate, culinary and art events. Located just west of Damen/Milwaukee on North Avenue, these three concepts bring together some of Chicago’s favorite things: encased meat, cocktails and live entertainment. About the Butcher/Deli: Housed in a 100-year-old former auto body shop, the Chop Shop's butcher/deli showcases the daily meats, chops, sausages, and antipastos available for pick up. Adjacent to the deli counter, a glass window allows ...
EXPO CHICAGO
  • EXPO CHICAGO

    Navy Pier Exhibition Hall B 60611 Chicago IL United States
    EXPO CHICAGO, the International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, has established the city of Chicago as a preeminent art fair destination. Initiating the beginning of the international fall art season each September, EXPO CHICAGO takes place at historic Navy Pier, whose vast vaulted architecture hosts leading international exhibitors presented alongside one of the highest quality platforms for global contemporary art and culture. Dedicated to rigorous and challenging programming, EXPO CHICAGO initiates strategic international partnerships, built alongside strong institutional relationships ...
Greenhouse Theater Center