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Chicago Shows

There are 59 Chicago Shows. Drunk Shakespeare is the best deal at 74 percent off. Armando Diaz Experience is selling for as low as $5.

The Musical Armando

ComedyLincoln Park
from$8
iO's best and brightest delight in a show that's half monologue, half improvised musical.

SHEBEAST

ComedyLakeview
from$10
SHEBEAST is the loudest, nastiest, sexiest group of he-women you’ve ever seen. They stomp through life making jokes and taking names.

Southern Gothic

OtherDowntown/Loop
from$60
Come, explore, and be a fly on the wall for all the juicy drama. Mad Men meets Desperate Housewives in this one-of-kind, voyeuristic theater
from$20
Metropolis Performing Arts Center presents "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," Sondheim's classic musical.

Trickery Chicago

OtherLakeview
from$15
Trickery Chicago is fun, intimate, sometimes outrageous, and always hilarious.

Dogfight: A New Musical

MusicalEdgewater
from$22
Surging Theatrics presents "Dogfight: A New Musical," a story about love and compassion in the era of the Vietnam War.

Baby Wine

ComedyLakeview
from$8
An all-gay improv team that plays with gender roles through universal scenework and hilarious characters.

ComedySportz Chicago

ComedyLakeview
from$13
A hilarious 90-minute improv comedy show where two teams create comedy scenes, songs and games right on the spot based on your suggestions.
Cabaret style performers create a show based on viral content that you suggest at this 1920's speakeasy with a modern twist!
from$20
An invitation, a provocation, a celebration... It's time Chicago had a queen!

The Late 90’s

ComedyLincoln Park
from$5
Join The Late 90’s every Wednesday as they perform alongside two hilarious groups.
The Best of The Second City features some of the best sketches, songs, and improvisations from their fifty-two year history!
A brand new twist on a classic art form…from the mind of Mick Napier.

DAYBREAKER CHI

OtherDowntown/Loop
from$25
Daybreaker is creating an entirely new genre of experience.

Roast

PlayLincoln Park
from$5
"Roast" by Harry Wood explores the deeply intertwined worlds of comedy and tragedy, humor and grief.

Saving the World

ComedyLakeview
from$23
Chicago Tap Theatre presents the world premiere of "Saving the World," a high-stakes drama about the end of the world.

Head Over Heels

MusicalLakeview
from$15
Kokandy Productions presents this hilarious, exuberant celebration of love set to the iconic music of The Go-Go's.

Devil's Daughter

ComedyLincoln Park
from$5
The iO ensemble “Devil’s Daughter” performs every Tuesday night with a different opening team each week.

Improvised Shakespeare

ComedyLincoln Park
from$10
Shakespeare and Chicago-style comedy meet in this popular improv show.
"The Ballad of Lefty & Crabbe" tracks the journey of an ultra-sharp but down-on-their-luck comedy duo navigating the world of entertainment.
Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of carnivorous plant that promises to grant him fame, fortune and all his desires...

Nite Brunch

ComedyOtherLakeview
from$5
This show is a veritable BRUNCH BUFFET of comedy and music – from stand up, to solo sketch, to musicians of all kinds.

VAUDEZILLA!

OtherLakeview
from$20
A stunning burlesque spectacular featuring Chicago's top talent.

Blue Man Group

OtherLakeview
from$42
The global sensation BLUE MAN GROUP brings their signature mix of physical comedy, technology, and music to Chicago.

She The People

ComedyOld Town
from$13
It’s time for women across the nation to collectively reclaim comedy, starting with The Second City!

Emma

PlayEdgewater
from$20
Lifeline Theatre presents "Emma," an adaptation of the Jane Austen classic.

Bible Bingo

ComedyLincoln Park
from$15
More fun than Sodom and Gomorrah!! So much fun, you’ll have to confess it!!!

Hitch*Cocktails

ComedyLakeview
from$20
Audience suggestions spur a full length thriller in the style of Alfred Hitchcock.

Game of Tiaras

PlayEdgewater
from$22
Surging Theatrics presents "Game of Tiaras," a comedic adaptation of King Lear influenced by Game of Thrones.

1776

MusicalSkokie
from$23
Skokie Theatre presents the Broadway version of the events leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence!

Funny AF Showcase

ComedyDowntown/Loop
from$10
Join us for The Comedy Bar's newest local showcase produced and hosted by club favorite, Kyle Scanlan.

Salute to Pride 2019

ComedyOld Town
from$13
“The Second City’s Salute to Pride” is an all-new, all-queer variety show performed entirely by an all-LGBTQIA+ cast.

Queen of the Mist

PlayWicker Park
from$25
Firebrand Theatre presents the astounding and outrageous story of the first person go over the Niagra Falls in a barrel of her own design.

Cirque du Soleil VOLTA

OtherDowntown/Loop
from$37
Cirque du Soleil presents VOLTA, a spellbinding story about the freedom to choose and the thrill of blazing your own trail.
Emmy nominee Ingersoll channels Garland in a dynamic tour de force for the 50th anniversary of the icon's passing.

Tomato Throw Show

ComedyDowntown/Loop
from$5
The Tomato Throw Show is where a comedy show meets Dodgeball… kinda.

Frankenstein

PlayDowntown/Loop
from$27
Lookingglass's ensemble based company presents a fresh adaptation of this undying story.

Drunk Shakespeare

OtherDowntown/Loop
from$10
One professional actor downs at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform...in a Shakespearean play.
Surging Theatrics presents "This is America: A Musical Theatre Concert," a celebration of the American experience.

The Deltones

ComedyLincoln Park
from$8
A brand new, improvised musical from Chicago's best every Saturday at 8:30.
from$16
Come see The Second City e.t.c.'s brand new 43rd Revue.

For Services Rendered

PlayWicker Park
from$19
"For Services Rendered" is a blistering portrait of the devastating aftermath of war & its effect on its survivors.
from$15
The long-running, solo comedy show has been entertaining Chicago for more than 24 years!

Bye Bye Liver

ComedyLakeview
from$17
Bye Bye Liver is a series of outrageous sketches, all centered around the one thing that connects all of Chicago…Alcohol!

True Crime Podcast Festival

OperaDowntown/Loop
from$125
The True Crime Podcast Festival is coming to Chicago July 13, 2019!

Four Places

PlayWicker Park
from$19
The Den Theatre's "Four Places" dives into the harrowing relationship between a mother and her two children.

Un-Highlights Tour

OtherDowntown/Loop
from$45
See a side of the museum you’ve never seen before!

The Infinite Wrench

OtherAndersonville
from$15
With new plays every week, THE INFINITE WRENCH is an ongoing and ever-changing attempt to shift the conventions of live performance.

Beyond Therapy

PlayLakeview
from$9
Bruce and Prudence learn to live "Beyond Therapy" in this delightful Off-Broadway hit.

Armando Diaz Experience

ComedyLincoln Park
from$5
Chicago's best comedians improvise a hilarious set of scenes based on a monologist's stories.

The Comedy Cabaret

ComedyDowntown/Loop
from$10
Come see The Comedy Bar’s new variety show featuring comedy and variety acts every Saturday at 11pm. Produced by Michelle L’amour.

Fudge

ComedyLincoln Park
from$6
Half concert, half improv, the night is sure to be one of the best live comedy shows in Chicago.

Fire and Beer

ComedyLakeview
from$12
The Annoyance House Ensemble improvises based on an audience suggestion.

Creating Serial

OtherLakeview
from$20
Join Athenaeum and creators of the "Serial" podcast for a behind the senes look at the hit show.
Come see an entirely improvised, entirely ridiculous 60 minutes that’ll leave you with a full-fledged comedy hangover.
from$25
Music Theater Works presents "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," the classic story of love and acceptance by Victor Hugo.

Pride & Joy

MusicalDowntown/Loop
from$38
From the secret diary of Anna Gordy Gaye comes Pride & Joy, the greatest Motown love story never told…

The Blackout Diaries

ComedyLakeview
from$5
Come by for some of the funniest and most unique drinking stories you've heard!

Last Call, Chicago

ComedyDowntown/Loop
from$5
A weekly hump-day comedy show about the city of Chicago!

Chicago Shows per Ticket Price

Average discount for Chicago Shows is 38%. Some shows offer lotteries and rush tickets. Rush tickets can be accessed via the TodayTix app.