Dance

The latest rhythm and movement in Chicago’s dance scene.

Janet Jackson at the United Center, Wilco at the Salt Shed, the return of Chicago SummerDance and Sundays on State are among the entertainment highlights in the week ahead.
The city’s big house and gospel music festivals and the return of ‘Six’ are among this week’s entertainment highlights.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse in concert, Circus Vazquez, the 35th Rhinoceros Theater Festival, and a 3-day Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival are among the highlights in the week ahead.
A pair of Megan Thee Stallion concerts, the return of the “Beetlejuice” musical and an exhibit of Chicago protest art are among the entertainment highlights of the week ahead.
“Bluey’s Big Play” featuring Bluey, Bingo, Bandit and Chilli at the Auditorium Theatre, the Chicago Critics Film Festival, the Rooftop Cinema Club, and Mexico Fest at Navy Pier are among the highlights in the week ahead.
Despite its familiar-seeming title, this piece has no connection with Shakespeare. Instead, it goes its own distinctive direction, paying homage to the summer solstice and the centuries-old Scandinavian Midsummer holiday.
Amy Hall Garner’s “Century” and Elizabeth Roxas-Dobrish’s “Me, Myself and You” elicited great cheers from the audience Thursday night at the Auditorium Theatre.
Concerts by Nicki Minaj, Leslie Odom Jr. and Suzanne Vega, the CineYouth Film Festival and Congo Square Theatre’s staging of “How I Learned What I Learned” are among the entertainment highlights in the week ahead.
The play uses “hay” — actually raffia, derived from palm leaves — to cover the stage for each performance.
Expo Chicago, a Kane Brown concert and the Chicago Latino Film Festival are among the entertainment highlights of the week ahead.
Bad Bunny in concert at the United Center, “Churchill,” the one-man show, Percival Everett in conversation about his new book, and the return of Chicago Architecture Center River Cruises are among the highlights in the week ahead.
The iconic company arrives with a 35-piece orchestra and more than 60 dancers for five performances at the Harris Theater.
A Dan + Shay concert, a new take on ‘Peter Pan’ and a stand-up show by Ali Wong are among the entertainment highlights of the week ahead.
Chicago will join just four other locales outside of New York, including London and Copenhagen, in honor of NYCB’s 75th anniversary. The Harris Theater is celebrating its 20th year as a cultural arts hub in the city.
The four-day festival in the park is only one of 80 free events scheduled for the park this summer.
Olivia Rodrigo in concert, the St. Patrick’s Day parade and green river celebration, and the Phylicia Rashad-directed “Purpose” at Steppenwolf are among the highlights in the week ahead.
The biennial celebration is back for the first time since the COVID-19 shutdowns.
Lyric Opera’s ‘Aida,’ a dance version of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and a Juanes concert are among the highlights of the week ahead.
Joffrey’s 69th season and its fourth at the Lyric Opera House will open with the American premiere of Marston’s “Atonement,” based on Ian McEwan’s novel.