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Chicago ‘Stages’ Theater Directory for December

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Shelby Plummer (front row, from left), Henrik Blix, George Elrod, and (back row) Jess DeBacco and Rob Grabowski in “Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original” at Second City. Timothy M. Schmidt

Chicago is one of the best theater cities in the world. There are countless live performances to experience and enjoy, so we’re bringing the best of Chicago’s stages directly to you.

Explore our theater directory to learn more about upcoming shows, discover what’s playing this season and get special offers from theaters participating in this special guide.

The shows listed below are playing at our partner theaters. For more information about including additional performances in the directory, please contact advertising@suntimes.com.


Thursday, December 5, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets


Friday, December 6, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets


Saturday, December 7, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets


Sunday, December 8, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets

Marcus Roberts Trio + Orchestra

Harris Theater | Get Tickets


Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets


Larry Yando (pictured in the 2015 production) returns for his seventh season as Ebenezer Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol” at the Goodman Theatre,| PHOTO BY LIZ LAUREN
Larry Yando (pictured in the 2015 production) returns for his seventh season as Ebenezer Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol” at the Goodman Theatre.
Liz Lauren

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets


Thursday, December 12, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets


Friday, December 13, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets


Saturday, December 14, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets


Music of the Baroque | Elliot Mandel
Music of the Baroque is presenting a series of Holiday Brass and Choral Concerts from December 19-22.

Sunday, December 15, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets


Tuesday, December 17, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets


Wednesday, December 18, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets


Thursday, December 19, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets

Holiday Brass & Choral Concerts

Grace Lutheran Church | Get Tickets


Friday, December 20, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets

Holiday Brass & Choral Concerts

St. Michael in Old Town | Get Tickets


Saturday, December 21, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets

Holiday Brass & Choral Concerts

Divine Word Chapel | Get Tickets


Sunday, December 22, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets

Holiday Brass & Choral Concerts

Divine Word Chapel | Get Tickets


Monday, December 23, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets


Tuesday, December 24, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets


Thursday, December 26, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets


Friday, December 27, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets


Saturday, December 28, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets


Sunday, December 29, 2019

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre | Get Tickets

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets

Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert

Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center | Get Tickets


Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Deck the Hallmark: A Greeting Card Channel Original

The Second City | Get Tickets