Chicago ‘Stages’ Theater Directory for October

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Hollis Resnik stars as forgotten silent film screen star Norma Desmond in “Sunset Boulevard” at Porchlight Music Theatre.

Hollis Resnik stars as forgotten silent film screen star Norma Desmond in “Sunset Boulevard” at Porchlight Music Theatre.

Joe Mazza

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

The Barber of Seville

Lyric Opera of Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Bernhardt/Hamlet

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Daughter of a Cuban Revolutionary

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

August Wilson’s King Hedley II

Court Theatre | Get Tickets

Anything Goes

Metropolis Performing Arts Center | Get Tickets


Friday, October 11, 2019

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Wendigo

Three Brothers Theatre | Get Tickets

Somebody’s Child

Three Brothers Theatre | Get Tickets

Sunset Boulevard

Porchlight Music Theatre | Get Tickets

Bernhardt/Hamlet

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Daughter of a Cuban Revolutionary

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

August Wilson’s King Hedley II

Court Theatre | Get Tickets

Anything Goes

Metropolis Performing Arts Center | Get Tickets


Saturday, October 12, 2019

Adam Ross Brody (from left), Daniel Smeriglio, Jonah D. Winston, Greg Foster, Karl Hamilton, David Sajewich in “Spamalot,” currently playing at the Mercury Theatre.

Adam Ross Brody (from left), Daniel Smeriglio, Jonah D. Winston, Greg Foster, Karl Hamilton, David Sajewich in “Spamalot,” currently playing at the Mercury Theatre.

Brett Beiner

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

Luisa Miller

Lyric Opera of Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Wendigo

Three Brothers Theatre | Get Tickets

Somebody’s Child

Three Brothers Theatre | Get Tickets

Sunset Boulevard

Porchlight Music Theatre | Get Tickets

Bernhardt/Hamlet

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Daughter of a Cuban Revolutionary

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

August Wilson’s King Hedley II

Court Theatre | Get Tickets

Anything Goes

Metropolis Performing Arts Center | Get Tickets


Sunday, October 13, 2019

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Marianne Crebassa as Rosina and Adam Plachetka as Figaro in “The Barber of Seville” at the Lyric Opera House.

© Todd Rosenberg Photography

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

The Barber of Seville

Lyric Opera of Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Sunset Boulevard

Porchlight Music Theatre | Get Tickets

Bernhardt/Hamlet

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Daughter of a Cuban Revolutionary

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

August Wilson’s King Hedley II

Court Theatre | Get Tickets

Anything Goes

Metropolis Performing Arts Center | Get Tickets


Monday, October 17, 2019

Broad Minded WTF?

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Sunset Boulevard

Porchlight Music Theatre | Get Tickets


Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Bernhardt/Hamlet

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets


Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

Luisa Miller

Lyric Opera of Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Bernhardt/Hamlet

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets


Thursday, October 17, 2019

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Bernhardt/Hamlet

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Anything Goes

Metropolis Performing Arts Center | Get Tickets


Friday, October 18, 2019

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

The Barber of Seville

Lyric Opera of Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Wendigo

Three Brothers Theatre | Get Tickets

Somebody’s Child

Three Brothers Theatre | Get Tickets

Bernhardt/Hamlet

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Anything Goes

Metropolis Performing Arts Center | Get Tickets


Saturday, October 19, 2019

Terri McMahon stars as the fiery stage legend Sarah Bernhardt in “Bernhardt/Hamlet” at the Goodman Theatre. 

Terri McMahon stars as the fiery stage legend Sarah Bernhardt in “Bernhardt/Hamlet” at the Goodman Theatre.

Liz Lauren

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Wendigo

Three Brothers Theatre | Get Tickets

Somebody’s Child

Three Brothers Theatre | Get Tickets

Sunset Boulevard

Porchlight Music Theatre | Get Tickets

Bernhardt/Hamlet

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Anything Goes

Metropolis Performing Arts Center | Get Tickets


Sunday, October 20, 2019

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

Luisa Miller

Lyric Opera of Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Sunset Boulevard

Porchlight Music Theatre | Get Tickets

Bernhardt/Hamlet

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Anything Goes

Metropolis Performing Arts Center | Get Tickets


Monday, October 21, 2019

The Barber of Seville

Lyric Opera of Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets


Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets


Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets


Thursday, October 24, 2019

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Sunset Boulevard

Porchlight Music Theatre | Get Tickets

Anything Goes

Metropolis Performing Arts Center | Get Tickets


Friday, October 25, 2019

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

Luisa Miller

Lyric Opera of Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Wendigo

Three Brothers Theatre | Get Tickets

Somebody’s Child

Three Brothers Theatre | Get Tickets

Sunset Boulevard

Porchlight Music Theatre | Get Tickets

Anything Goes

Metropolis Performing Arts Center | Get Tickets


Saturday, October 26, 2019

Jackie Taylor’s The Other Cinderella

Black Ensemble Theater | Get Tickets

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Wendigo

Three Brothers Theatre | Get Tickets

Somebody’s Child

Three Brothers Theatre | Get Tickets

Sunset Boulevard

Porchlight Music Theatre | Get Tickets

Anything Goes

Metropolis Performing Arts Center | Get Tickets


Sunday, October 27, 2019

Kyla Frye plays the Fairygodmama in the Black Ensemble Theater’s “The Other Cinderella.” | Michael Courier

Kyla Frye plays the Fairygodmama in the Black Ensemble Theater’s “The Other Cinderella.”

Michael Courier

Jackie Taylor’s The Other Cinderella

Black Ensemble Theater | Get Tickets

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

The Barber of Seville

Lyric Opera of Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Sunset Boulevard

Porchlight Music Theatre | Get Tickets

Anything Goes

Metropolis Performing Arts Center | Get Tickets


Monday, October 28, 2019

Luisa Miller

Lyric Opera of Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets


Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets


Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets


Thursday, October 31, 2019

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Mercury Theater Chicago | Get Tickets

Luisa Miller

Lyric Opera of Chicago | Get Tickets

Drunk Shakespeare

The Lion Theatre | Get Tickets

Sunset Boulevard

Porchlight Music Theatre | Get Tickets

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