Main Stage Shows

Chamber Opera Chicago  presents

Jane Austen’s Persuasion

A Musical Adaptation

Jane Austen’s Persuasion

Sunday, October 17th

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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

The Irrepressible Seventh Symphony

Music by Coleridge-Taylor, Strauss, and Beethoven

The Irrepressible Seventh Symphony

Sunday, October 24, 2021

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Visceral Dance Center  presents

Visceral Dance Fall Engagement

Visceral Dance Fall Engagement

Oct. 28th and Oct. 30th

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Martin Media  presents

Whose Live Anyway?

Whose Live Anyway?

Nov. 2, 2021

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Live Nation & MZA  present

Daniel Sloss: HUBRiS

with Special Guest Kai Humphries

Daniel Sloss: HUBRiS

Nov. 5, 2021

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Dance Chicago  presents

Dance Transformations

Dance Transformations

Saturday, November 13, 2021

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NT Studio Inc  presents

Back Onstage!

Back Onstage!

Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021

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A&A Ballet  presents

The Art Deco Nutcracker

The Art Deco Nutcracker

Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021

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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

Harry Potter and the Big Gray Wolf

Music of films and fairy tales, magic and mayhem

Harry Potter and the Big Gray Wolf

Sunday, December 05, 2021

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Ballet Chicago  presents

Ballet Chicago’s Nutcracker

Ballet Chicago’s Nutcracker

Dec. 10 - 19, 2021

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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

Serenade and The Sea

Revisiting Debussy’s La mer post-pandemic.

Serenade and The Sea

Sunday, February 13, 2022

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Live Nation  presents

The You and Me Tour

An Evening with Drew and Ellie Holcomb

The You and Me Tour

Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022

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Live Nation  presents

Small Town Murder

Small Town Murder

March 12, 2022

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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

Fate, Tragedy, and Triumph

Subscriber Appreciation Concert

Fate, Tragedy, and Triumph

Sunday, April 10, 2022

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Martin Media  presents

Captain Sandy: Lead-Her-Ship Tour

Captain Sandy: Lead-Her-Ship Tour

April 22, 2022

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WestBeth Entertainment   presents

Professor Brian Cox

Horizons

Professor Brian Cox

May 10 - 11, 2021

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Jam Productions  presents

Criminal

podcast

Criminal

Thursday, May 12 2022

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Live Nation  presents

Foy Vance

Signs of Life

Foy Vance

May 21, 2022

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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

Femmes Fantastiques

Music by and inspired by fantastic women.

Femmes Fantastiques

Sunday, June 12, 2022

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Jam Productions  presents

Welcome to Night Vale

The Haunting of Night Vale

Welcome to Night Vale

June 14, 2022

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Chamber Opera Chicago  presents

Jane Austen’s Persuasion

A Musical Adaptation

Jane Austen’s Persuasion

Ages 12+ (due to vaccination requirement). Doors open for seating 30 minutes prior to curtain. Performance lasts 2 hours & 45 minutes including a 20-minute intermission. Chamber Opera Chicago’s musical. . . Read More

Sunday, October 17th
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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

The Irrepressible Seventh Symphony

Music by Coleridge-Taylor, Strauss, and Beethoven

The Irrepressible Seventh Symphony

Music to overcome troubles and celebrate reopening! ARTISTS:Gregory Hughes ConductorMatt Bronstein Horn PROGRAM:COLERIDGE-TAYLOR: Symphonic Variations on an African Air STRAUSS: Horn Concerto No. 1 BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7″

Sunday, October 24, 2021
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Visceral Dance Center  presents

Visceral Dance Fall Engagement

Visceral Dance Fall Engagement

This all-ages performance lasts 2 hours including one 20-minute intermission. Visceral Dance Chicago returns to the Athenaeum Theatre with 2 world premieres. “Madre” (2021) by L.A. based choreographer Mike Tyus. . . Read More

Oct. 28th and Oct. 30th
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Martin Media  presents

Whose Live Anyway?

Whose Live Anyway?

All-Ages show, parental guidance recommended: some material suggested for mature audiences. Performance lasts between 90-120 minutes without intermission. WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song. . . Read More

Nov. 2, 2021
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Live Nation & MZA  present

Daniel Sloss: HUBRiS

with Special Guest Kai Humphries

Daniel Sloss: HUBRiS

Tickets now on sale! Age restriction 16+, recommendation 18+ (no babes in arms please) Warning: Contains Scottish-level swearing. Performance lasts 3 hours without an intermission. Internationally acclaimed and award-winning Scottish. . . Read More

Nov. 5, 2021
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Dance Chicago  presents

Dance Transformations

Dance Transformations

Performance lasts two hours with one 15-minute intermission. Dance Transformations showcases young dancers and choreographers new to the Chicago dance scene. The event highlights some of the best new talent. . . Read More

Saturday, November 13, 2021
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NT Studio Inc  presents

Back Onstage!

Back Onstage!

Recommended for Ages 5 & up. Performance lasts approximately one hour and 45 minutes with a 15 minute intermission. Dance Recital featuring work in a variety of genres including Ballet, Jazz,. . . Read More

Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021
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A&A Ballet  presents

The Art Deco Nutcracker

The Art Deco Nutcracker

All ages. Performance lasts 1 hour 45 minutes plus a 20-minute intermission. Set in 1920s America, A&A BALLET’s The Art Deco Nutcracker, featuring Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, is a fresh, yet traditional take. . . Read More

Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021
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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

Harry Potter and the Big Gray Wolf

Music of films and fairy tales, magic and mayhem

Harry Potter and the Big Gray Wolf

Music of films and fairy tales, magic and mayhem ARTISTS:Gregory Hughes: ConductorAnn James: Narrator PROGRAM:HUMPERDINCK: Hansel and Gretel Overture PROKOFIEV: Peter and the Wolf DUKAS: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice WILLIAMS: Suite. . . Read More

Sunday, December 05, 2021
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Ballet Chicago  presents

Ballet Chicago’s Nutcracker

Ballet Chicago’s Nutcracker

The holiday tradition returns to the Athenaeum Theatre’s Main Stage! Tickets on sale now! All ages. Performance lasts 90 minutes plus a 15-minute intermission. Through its inspiring story, beautiful music,. . . Read More

Dec. 10 - 19, 2021
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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

Serenade and The Sea

Revisiting Debussy’s La mer post-pandemic.

Serenade and The Sea

Revisiting Debussy’s La mer post-pandemic ARTIST:Gregory Hughes Conductor Soloist TBD Winner of the Young Artist Competition PROGRAM:SMYTH: Serenade DEBUSSY: La mer

Sunday, February 13, 2022
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Live Nation  presents

The You and Me Tour

An Evening with Drew and Ellie Holcomb

The You and Me Tour

Tickets now on sale! All-Ages show. Doors open for seating 60 minutes before showtime. No refunds, exchanges, or name transfers allowed. VIP Package Includes: Early admission to see a 20-30 minute. . . Read More

Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022
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Live Nation  presents

Small Town Murder

Small Town Murder

POSTPONED TO MARCH 12, 2022 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,. . . Read More

March 12, 2022
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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

Fate, Tragedy, and Triumph

Subscriber Appreciation Concert

Fate, Tragedy, and Triumph

SUBSCRIBER APPRECIATION CONCERT! ARTISTS:Gregory Hughes Conductor Janis Sakai Violin PROGRAM:COLERIDGE-TAYLOR: Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4

Sunday, April 10, 2022
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Martin Media  presents

Captain Sandy: Lead-Her-Ship Tour

Captain Sandy: Lead-Her-Ship Tour

Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, Oct. 1st @ 10am! Mature audiences recommended. Event lasts 1 hour 30 minutes without intermission. All aboard the Lead-Her-Ship cruise! Captain Sandy. . . Read More

April 22, 2022
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WestBeth Entertainment   presents

Professor Brian Cox

Horizons

Professor Brian Cox

All ages. Event lasts 2 hours with one 15-minute intermission. Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. Tickets go on sale to the general public Thursday Oct. 7th @ 10am!. . . Read More

May 10 - 11, 2021
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Jam Productions  presents

Criminal

podcast

Criminal

NOW ON SALE! Criminal is an award-winning podcast about crime. Stories of people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. Host Phoebe Judge presents brand. . . Read More

Thursday, May 12 2022
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Live Nation  presents

Foy Vance

Signs of Life

Foy Vance

TICKETS ON SALE TODAY @ 10am! Foy’s new album Signs of Light is here! Foy Vance, the singer and songwriter hailing from Bangor, Northern Ireland, is in the midst of releasing his. . . Read More

May 21, 2022
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Lakeview Orchestra  presents

Femmes Fantastiques

Music by and inspired by fantastic women.

Femmes Fantastiques

Music by and inspired by fantastic women. ARTISTS:Gregory Hughes Conductor Holly Mulcahy Violin PROGRAM:SMYTH: The Wreckers Overture CLINTON: The Rose of Sonora BERLIOZ: Symphonie Fantastique

Sunday, June 12, 2022
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Jam Productions  presents

Welcome to Night Vale

The Haunting of Night Vale

Welcome to Night Vale

All ages. Performance lasts 2 hours and 30 minutes without intermission. http://www.welcometonightvale.com/ http://www.instagram.com/nightvaleofficial/ http://www.facebook.com/WelcomeToNightVale http://www.twitter.com/NightValeRadio

June 14, 2022
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Studio Shows

Moon Jumpers Ensemble  presents

12 Angry Pigs

The Trial of The Big Bad Wolf

12 Angry Pigs

Oct. 15 - 17, 2021

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Moon Jumpers Ensemble  presents

12 Angry Pigs

The Trial of The Big Bad Wolf

12 Angry Pigs

All Ages show. Performance lasts 40 minutes without intermission. The pigs of the jury have heard the closing arguments, and now have to decide whether the Big Bad Wolf toppled. . . Read More

Oct. 15 - 17, 2021
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