Main Stage Shows

Ballet Chicago  presents

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

December 13-22, 2019

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The Chicago Academy for the Arts  presents

2020 All-School Showcase

2020 All-School Showcase

1/18/20

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Mary, Seat of Wisdom Parish  presents

Labor of Love

A Documentary Film by Road 28 Productions

Labor of Love

2/1/2020

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The Chicago Academy for the Arts   presents

2020 All-School Showcase

2020 All-School Showcase

2/8/20

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Lakeview Orchestra   presents

The Inextinguishable Symphony

Villa-Lobos Sinfonietta

The Inextinguishable Symphony

Feb 11, 2020

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DANCE CHICAGO 25  presents

DANCES FROM THE HEART 2020

DANCES FROM THE HEART 2020

2/15/2020

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Live Nation  presents

Julius Dein

Julius Dein

Feb 25

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Live Nation  presents

Simon Sinek

The Mindset Tour

Simon Sinek

March 13, 2020

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Live Nation  presents

Brendan Schaub

50 Shades of Brown Tour

Brendan Schaub

March 6, 2020

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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

Debussy’s La Mer

Ricardo Castaneda plays Higdon

Debussy’s La Mer

March 24, 2019

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Madison House   presents

WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE

WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE

3/27/20

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Live Nation  presents

Ben Rector

with Cody Fry

Ben Rector

3/28/20

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Live Nation  presents

Walk Off the Earth

Walk Off the Earth

April 28, 2020

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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

The Apocalyptic Symphony

Hughes conducts Bruckner's Symphony No. 8

The Apocalyptic Symphony

May 5, 2020

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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

John MacFarlane plays SAINT-GEORGES

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

June 16, 2020

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Live Nation  presents

Small Town Murder 2020

Small Town Murder 2020

12/5/2020

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Ballet Chicago  presents

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Through its inspiring story, beautiful music, and charming choreography, The Nutcracker is a celebration of the joyous holiday season. Every year The Nutcracker takes us on an unforgettable journey with. . . Read More

December 13-22, 2019
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The Chicago Academy for the Arts  presents

2020 All-School Showcase

2020 All-School Showcase

All-ages. Performance lasts 120 minutes including a 15-minute intermission. The annual all-school performance for the Chicago Academy for the Arts.

1/18/20
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Mary, Seat of Wisdom Parish  presents

Labor of Love

A Documentary Film by Road 28 Productions

Labor of Love

A powerful story of building a parish community with Love, Togetherness, Courage, and Deep Faith. Through the nurturing love and effervescent spirit of Fr. Wilfred Phiri and the support of. . . Read More

2/1/2020
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The Chicago Academy for the Arts   presents

2020 All-School Showcase

2020 All-School Showcase

All-ages. Performance lasts 120 minutes including a 15-minute intermission. The annual all-school performance for the Chicago Academy for the Arts.

2/8/20
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Lakeview Orchestra   presents

The Inextinguishable Symphony

Villa-Lobos Sinfonietta

The Inextinguishable Symphony

Josh Mather conductor
TBD Winner of the Student Concerto Competition
VILLA-LOBOS: Sinfonietta
TBD: Concerto
NIELSEN: Symphony No. 4 (“The Inextinguishable”)

“Music is life, and like life, inextinguishable!”

Feb 11, 2020
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DANCE CHICAGO 25  presents

DANCES FROM THE HEART 2020

DANCES FROM THE HEART 2020

Dances From the Heart showcases the most romantic works from DANCE CHICAGO performers featuring an amazing array of dance styles such as aerial, tap, urban fusion, jazz, contemporary, Irish, Mexican. . . Read More

2/15/2020
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Live Nation  presents

Julius Dein

Julius Dein

A seasoned stage magician, starting at the age of 9 on the streets of Camden, England, Julius has spent years preparing for a thrilling stage performance bringing his viral tricks. . . Read More

Feb 25
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Live Nation  presents

Simon Sinek

The Mindset Tour

Simon Sinek

Raw, spontaneous and unfiltered. Simon Sinek’s Mindset Tour is designed to give audiences a chance to engage with him in a more personal and meaningful way; to ask questions and. . . Read More

March 13, 2020
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Live Nation  presents

Brendan Schaub

50 Shades of Brown Tour

Brendan Schaub

Brendan Schaub is an American stand-up comic, podcast host, and TV personality based out of Los Angeles, California. He currently co-hosts two hit podcasts with his best friends/fellow comedians. He. . . Read More

March 6, 2020
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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

Debussy’s La Mer

Ricardo Castaneda plays Higdon

Debussy’s La Mer

regory Hughes conductor
Ricardo Castañeda oboe
BEETHOVEN: Overture to The Ruins of Athens
HIGDON: Oboe Concerto
TBD: Composition Competition Winner
DEBUSSY: La mer

March 24, 2019
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Madison House   presents

WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE

WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE

All ages. Performance lasts 90 minutes without intermission. Podcast about the fictional town of Night Vale.

3/27/20
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Live Nation  presents

Ben Rector

with Cody Fry

Ben Rector

Emmy-nominated independent singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ben Rector announces “The Old Friends Acoustic Tour” featuring special guest Cody Fry. This new format offers an intimate and unique take on Rector’s celebrated. . . Read More

3/28/20
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Live Nation  presents

Walk Off the Earth

Walk Off the Earth

Walk off the Earth are a Canadian indie pop band from Burlington, Ontario. They are known for their music videos of covers and originals. The band are well known for. . . Read More

April 28, 2020
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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

The Apocalyptic Symphony

Hughes conducts Bruckner's Symphony No. 8

The Apocalyptic Symphony

Gregory Hughes conductor
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 8

Lakeview Orchestra’s Artistic Director Gregory Hughes tackles Bruckner’s Apocalypse Symphony.

May 5, 2020
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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

John MacFarlane plays SAINT-GEORGES

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

Gregory Hughes conductor
John Macfarlane violin
BRAHMS: Hungarian Dances Nos. 1, 5, and 6
BOLOGNE: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. posth., No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4

Dances, music by classical music’s first composer of African descent, and Tchaikovsky’s searching “Fate” symphony conclude Lakeview Orchestra’s 2019/2020 season!

June 16, 2020
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Live Nation  presents

Small Town Murder 2020

Small Town Murder 2020

Comedians James Pietragallo and Jimmie Whisman are taking their hit podcast, Small Town Murder, on the road! Each week, they look at a small town, what makes it tick, and. . . Read More

12/5/2020
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Studio Shows

Eclipse Theatre Company  presents

Why Torture is Wrong and the People Who Love Them

part of the 2019 Christopher Durang Season

Why Torture is Wrong and the People Who Love Them

Nov 14 - December 15th

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Performance Space Available

Performance Space Available

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Black Button Eyes Productions  presents

Whisper House

A Chicago Premiere Musical

Whisper House

Jan 20 - Feb 15

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Brown Paper Box Co.  presents

If/Then

A New Musical

If/Then

1/23 - 2/16

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Influence

Influence

2/21 & 2/22

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Thompson Street Opera Company  presents

Trifles & Sojourner Truth

Trifles & Sojourner Truth

March 26-29, 2020

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Eclipse Theatre Company  presents

Why Torture is Wrong and the People Who Love Them

part of the 2019 Christopher Durang Season

Why Torture is Wrong and the People Who Love Them

The 2019 Christopher Durang Season concludes with the hilarious Why Torture Is Wrong and the People Who Love Them, a play which turns political humor upside down in a raucous. . . Read More

Nov 14 - December 15th
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Performance Space Available

Performance Space Available

Looking for performance space? Contact our GM, Allan Chambers to find out about rates and availability. 773-935-6860 ext.301 or Allan@Athenaeumtheatre.org.

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Black Button Eyes Productions  presents

Whisper House

A Chicago Premiere Musical

Whisper House

A Chicago Premiere musical by Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening). When Christopher’s father is shot down in the Pacific during World War 2, the young boy is sent to live with. . . Read More

Jan 20 - Feb 15
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Brown Paper Box Co.  presents

If/Then

A New Musical

If/Then

Elizabeth, a city planner, moves back to New York to restart her life in the city of infinite possibilities. When her carefully designed plans collide with fate, Elizabeth’s life splits. . . Read More

1/23 - 2/16
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Influence

Influence

Still Inspired (?)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ is a dance performance showcasing the inspirations of multiple independent dance and visual artists. With four pieces and four choreographers, the performance attempts to share visions within. . . Read More

2/21 & 2/22
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Thompson Street Opera Company  presents

Trifles & Sojourner Truth

Trifles & Sojourner Truth

America has a long history of struggling towards progress. When those in power are silent in the face of suffering– or worse, complicit– how do communities demand justice? Based on. . . Read More

March 26-29, 2020
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