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Chicago has one of the largest and most diverse theater scenes in the world and produces more world premieres than any other US city.
From improv and comedy to Broadway national tours, now we're making it even easier to discover everything Chicago has to offer.
SECOND CITY? SECOND TO NONE.
Chicago is home to the world's best improv and comedy.
It's no accident that Chicago comedy veterans make up a hearty portion of the SNL cast, past and present. Check out our comedy partners including: THE SECOND CITY, iO THEATER, THE ANNOYANCE THEATER & BAR, UNDER THE GUN THEATER, & THE CUPID PLAYERS. And with alumni like Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Mike Myers, Tim Meadows, and more -- Chicago talent is nothing to laugh about.
It's not all song and dance but, in this case, it is.
From big Broadway tours to intimate cult hits, Chicago is full of opportunity to let yourself be swept up into the magic of a good musical.
IF/THEN - a contemporary Broadway musical set where choice and chance collide.
FAR FROM HEAVEN - a critically acclaimed new musical based on the 2002 hit film.
HEATHERS - a hilarious, heartfelt and homicidal new show based on the greatest teen comedy of all time.
What is "storefront theater" and why is it so awesome?
If you ask three people for the definition of storefront theater, you're likely to get three different answers, but while the precise definition is elusive, everyone can agree that it is a place where emerging artists can experiment and take adventurous artistic risks. Check out our storefront partners including THE HYPOCRITES, THE NEO-FUTURISTS, THE HOUSE THEATER OF CHICAGO, & THEATER WIT.
WHAT'S UP NEXT? GET IN THE KNOW.
Set alerts to be notified when tickets go on sale for some of Chicago's most anticipated spring shows.
BUTLER - comedy, historical drama, and biography come together in this critically acclaimed play at Northlight Theatre.
KILL FLOOR - see it hot off its world premiere at NYC's LCT3/Lincoln Center.
SPRING SERIES - Legendary Giordano Dance returns to the Harris Theater with a world premiere by award-winning choreographer Brock Clawson.