Half-Price Tickets

Stand-Up Comic Jim Flannigan

at Zanies - Rosemont, Rosemont
OFFER DATES:
Thu, February 22
FULL PRICE: $22
OFFER PRICE: COMP

Windy City native Jim Flannigan makes his way to Rosemont's Zanies Comedy Club with a quick-witted style that's made him a headlining favorite at clubs and colleges across the U.S. He's opened for cel... [more+]

Windy City native Jim Flannigan makes his way to Rosemont's Zanies Comedy Club with a quick-witted style that's made him a headlining favorite at clubs and colleges across the U.S. He's opened for celebrated funnymen like Brad Garrett and Rob Schneider, and made TV appearances on ABC, WGN and WCIU -- and turned in crowd-pleasing performances at prestigious comedy festivals like the Boston Comedy Festival, Gilda's LaughFest and many more. Come see why Flannigan is one of the hottest rising-star comics today with this headlining appearance. [less-]

"ComedySportz": Fast & Funny Improv Comedy for the Whole Family

at The ComedySportz Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Thu, February 22
Fri, February 23
Sat, February 24
+ 2 more dates
Thu, February 22
Fri, February 23
Sat, February 24
Sat, February 24
Sat, February 24
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FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

Fans of comedy and improv shows like "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" will love Chicago's "ComedySportz", a fun, fast-paced event that's great for the whole family. Two highly skilled teams battle for laugh... [more+]

Fans of comedy and improv shows like "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" will love Chicago's "ComedySportz", a fun, fast-paced event that's great for the whole family. Two highly skilled teams battle for laughs and points as they create scenes, games and songs on the spot with audience participation and suggestions incorporated into the act. It's never the same show twice, and you might even end up on stage yourself! The competition moves at a blazing pace, and you ultimately get to decide the winner. [less-]

Pulitzer Prize Finalist: "The Wolves"

at Goodman Theatre - The Owen, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 23
Wed, February 28
Wed, March 07
+ 2 more dates
Fri, February 23
Wed, February 28
Wed, March 07
Thu, March 08
Fri, March 09
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FULL PRICE: $25 - $35
OFFER PRICE: $12.50 - $17.50

From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, a girls' indoor soccer team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of ... [more+]

From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, a girls' indoor soccer team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals, "The Wolves" -- Sarah DeLappe's award-winning first play -- was hailed as "one of the year's best plays" by "The New York Times", and was a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Now you can catch this stunning new play at Chicago's Goodman Theatre. [less-]

"Eye of the Storm": The Bayard Rustin Story

at eta Creative Arts Foundation, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 23
Sat, February 24
Sun, February 25
+ 6 more dates
Fri, February 23
Sat, February 24
Sun, February 25
Fri, March 02
Sat, March 03
Sun, March 04
Fri, March 09
Sat, March 10
Sun, March 11
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FULL PRICE: $40
OFFER PRICE: $20

McKinley Johnson's musical "Eye of the Storm" chronicles the life of Bayard Rustin, a largely forgotten but immensely influential civil rights leader. Rustin was an African-American political strategi... [more+]

McKinley Johnson's musical "Eye of the Storm" chronicles the life of Bayard Rustin, a largely forgotten but immensely influential civil rights leader. Rustin was an African-American political strategist who championed the rights of others while being denied his own because of his homosexual identity, which was highly controversial during his time. Johnson's portrayal of Rustin is a moving commentary on identity politics that is particularly important to share during this time of heightened political tensions, especially around race and gender. Learn more about the so-dubbed "Architect of the March on Washington" when this theatrical production plays out at Chicago's eta Creative Arts Foundation. [less-]

Acclaimed Drama "Intimate Apparel"

at UIC Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 23
Sat, February 24
Sun, February 25
+ 5 more dates
Fri, February 23
Sat, February 24
Sun, February 25
Tue, February 27
Thu, March 01
Fri, March 02
Sat, March 03
Sat, March 03
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FULL PRICE: $17
OFFER PRICE: $8.50

MacArthur genius and Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage is known for writing lost voices back into history in her highly original, empathetic portraits of America -- which is on full display in her po... [more+]

MacArthur genius and Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage is known for writing lost voices back into history in her highly original, empathetic portraits of America -- which is on full display in her powerful "Intimate Apparel". At the turn of the 20th century, lonely black New York seamstress Esther fabricates dreams with each sumptuous stitch. Stuffing her cash savings into a quilt along with bundles of love letters she can't read, Esther stockpiles hope for the future. But will her dreams unravel against the harshness of reality? This play at the UIC Theatre is directed by new UIC faculty, Broadway produced playwright and teaching artist Lydia Diamond. [less-]

Improv Duo Tenn & Peller Team Up With Friends

at The Cornservatory, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 23
Fri, March 02
Fri, March 09
FULL PRICE: $10
OFFER PRICE: $5

Each week, join Tenn & Peller as they welcome a rotating cast of their friends to help them create some improvised magic. Tenn & Peller are an independent improv duo who play with a lot of heart, a lo... [more+]

Each week, join Tenn & Peller as they welcome a rotating cast of their friends to help them create some improvised magic. Tenn & Peller are an independent improv duo who play with a lot of heart, a lot of sass and a lot of love. In "With a Little Help from Our Friends", you'll see them go toe to toe with some of the best improvisors in Chicago. Each week at The Cornservatory, they'll challenge themselves all while having fun with performers they admire and respect. [less-]

Improv Competition Plus Escape Room Fun!

at The ComedySportz Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 23
FULL PRICE: $40
OFFER PRICE: $20

ComedySportz and Escape Room Race all in one night!? Sounds pretty awesome right? Don't miss out on this totally unique and fun evening at The ComedySportz Theatre! ComedySportz is a hilarious interac... [more+]

ComedySportz and Escape Room Race all in one night!? Sounds pretty awesome right? Don't miss out on this totally unique and fun evening at The ComedySportz Theatre! ComedySportz is a hilarious interactive 90-minute show where two teams compete for your laughs in comedy scenes, songs and games. Escape Room Races take this concept outside the confines of a traditional escape room. Compete in teams of 3 to 6 to be the first to solve puzzles and challenges using ridiculously cool escape room boxes. Guests will be high-fiving and strategizing as they interact in a totally unique way! [less-]

Lightwire Theatre's "Dino Light"

at Raue Center for the Arts, Crystal Lake
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 23
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

In the glow-in-the-dark adventure "Dino Light", a famous scientist with magic powers brings a friendly dinosaur to life, but when he wanders away from home, he discovers a wonderful world full of crea... [more+]

In the glow-in-the-dark adventure "Dino Light", a famous scientist with magic powers brings a friendly dinosaur to life, but when he wanders away from home, he discovers a wonderful world full of creatures that light up the darkness and help him find the true meaning of love. Lightwire Theater has been praised for sparking kids' imaginations through its cutting edge blend of puppetry, technology and dance by audiences all over the world -- not to mention the judges on Season 7 of "America's Got Talent". "Dino Light" was the recipient of the prestigious Jim Henson Foundation Grant and now comes to entertain and enchant the family at the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake. [less-]

"Harry Potter" Parody -- All 7 Books in 70 Hilarious Minutes

at Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 23
Sat, February 24
Sat, February 24
+ 2 more dates
Fri, February 23
Sat, February 24
Sat, February 24
Sun, February 25
Sun, February 25
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FULL PRICE: $69.95 - $99.95
OFFER PRICE: $35 - $49

Whether you're a Quidditch expert or merely a muggle, you'll find laughs aplenty in this comedy that takes on the zany challenge of cramming all seven books in the popular Harry Potter series -- that'... [more+]

Whether you're a Quidditch expert or merely a muggle, you'll find laughs aplenty in this comedy that takes on the zany challenge of cramming all seven books in the popular Harry Potter series -- that's roughly 4,000 pages -- into 70 hilarious minutes. Created by Olivier-nominated actors Dan Clarkson and Jeff Turner, "Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience -- A Parody by Dan and Jeff" has played to sold-out houses all over the world. Two actors inhabit 360 characters, fend off a live fire-breathing dragon and even manage to stage a real-life game of Quidditch in the theater. The show was a critic's pick of "The New York Times", "Daily Herald" and "Time Out London", among others, who hailed it as a must-see family event for anyone age 6 to Dumbledore. See it in Chicago at Broadway Playhouse. [less-]

Blackhawks Hit the Ice in NHL Action

at United Center, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 23
Tue, March 06
Thu, March 08
+ 7 more dates
Fri, February 23
Tue, March 06
Thu, March 08
Sun, March 11
Sun, March 18
Tue, March 20
Thu, March 22
Mon, March 26
Thu, March 29
Fri, April 06
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FULL PRICE: $90.55 - $290.55
OFFER PRICE: $41 - $220

The NHL season is heating up as the Chicago Blackhawks return to tear up the ice at the United Center. Led by one of the best coaches in the game, Joel Quenneville, the Blackhawks are setting their si... [more+]

The NHL season is heating up as the Chicago Blackhawks return to tear up the ice at the United Center. Led by one of the best coaches in the game, Joel Quenneville, the Blackhawks are setting their sights on their fourth Stanley Cup in nine seasons as they take on a fierce Central Division. The team is reinvigorated this year with the return of two of its championship team stars, Brandon Saad and Patrick Sharp. Nothing goes with the action on the ice like some hot chow, and the United Center's got that in spades. Check out the tacos al pastor at Big Star Taco or an adobo sausage with chimichurri at the Chicago Sausage Shop. Wash it all down with a Goose Island brew. And for dessert how about crunching into a tub of Garrett cheddar and caramel popcorn mix? [less-]

Blue Man Group at Chicago's Briar Street Theatre

at Briar Street Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sun, February 25
Thu, March 01
Fri, March 02
+ 4 more dates
Sun, February 25
Thu, March 01
Fri, March 02
Sun, March 04
Thu, March 08
Sun, March 11
Wed, March 14
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FULL PRICE: $84.40
OFFER PRICE: $38.88

The entertainment phenomenon known as the Blue Man Group is better than ever in this updated show featuring all-new material at Chicago's Briar Street Theatre. You'll find the famous blue bald guys in... [more+]

The entertainment phenomenon known as the Blue Man Group is better than ever in this updated show featuring all-new material at Chicago's Briar Street Theatre. You'll find the famous blue bald guys interacting with "GiPads," taking a humorous look at contemporary forms of communication, and performing a pulsating new finale set to an original music score. Audiences of all ages worldwide have experienced and loved Blue Man Group, a wildly imaginative stage show that cleverly combines comedy, art and science with fabulous visual effects and Grammy-nominated music. [less-]

Flip the Script With Uptown Underground's "Movies: LIVE!"

at Uptown Underground, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Mon, February 26
Mon, March 26
Mon, April 23
+ 2 more dates
Mon, February 26
Mon, March 26
Mon, April 23
Mon, May 21
Mon, June 25
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FULL PRICE: $12.50
OFFER PRICE: $6.25

Experience some of your favorite movies in an entirely new way as Uptown Underground presents its "Movies: LIVE!" series. These cinematic classics will be acted out as a live parody, read directly fro... [more+]

Experience some of your favorite movies in an entirely new way as Uptown Underground presents its "Movies: LIVE!" series. These cinematic classics will be acted out as a live parody, read directly from adapted scripts with minimal props and costumes. Iconic scenes are reimagined and delivered in creative ways, and you'll be able to join along and recite famous lines, re-enact unforgettable scenes and sing memorable songs. Come as you are or dress like your favorite character. Enjoy popcorn and a movie-themed cocktail while you watch your favorite flick come to life and in living color at Uptown Underground. [less-]

"SNL": Behind-the-Scenes Exhibit

at Museum of Broadcast Communications, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Wed, February 28
Sat, March 31
FULL PRICE: $20 - $25
OFFER PRICE: $15 - $20

You've watched "SNL" for years. Now relive 40 years of the show in a way you never imagined. At "Saturday Night Live": The Experience at Chicago's Museum of Broadcast Communications, you can become im... [more+]

You've watched "SNL" for years. Now relive 40 years of the show in a way you never imagined. At "Saturday Night Live": The Experience at Chicago's Museum of Broadcast Communications, you can become immersed in the show's fast-paced creative processes and see how ideas become reality in just days. Interact with sets, original props and costumes. Take selfies on the "Jeopardy" set, rock out on the "Wayne's World" couch, and deliver the "news" from behind the "Weekend Update" desk. [less-]

"The Magic Parlour": An Evening of Classic Magic

at Palmer House Hilton, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, March 02
Fri, March 02
Sat, March 03
+ 2 more dates
Fri, March 02
Fri, March 02
Sat, March 03
Sat, March 03
Sat, March 03
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FULL PRICE: $79
OFFER PRICE: $49

An evening of classic close-up magic, "The Magic Parlour" features award-winning, third-generation magician Dennis Watkins performing in an intimate suite at the historic Palmer House Hilton. From awe... [more+]

An evening of classic close-up magic, "The Magic Parlour" features award-winning, third-generation magician Dennis Watkins performing in an intimate suite at the historic Palmer House Hilton. From awe-inspiring magic and mind-reading to sophisticated tomfoolery and more, "The Magic Parlour" combines baffling illusions and lively laughs, astonishing tricks and sophisticated fun to create one of the Windy City's most unique entertainment experiences. "The Magic Parlour" is a production of the award-winning House Theatre of Chicago, of which Watkins is a company member. [less-]

Chicago Phil's "Bows and Beasts"

at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Evanston
OFFER DATES:
Sun, March 04
FULL PRICE: $30 - $80
OFFER PRICE: $15 - $40

Join the world-class Chicago Philharmonic orchestra for "Bows and Beasts", a concert of worldly contrasts, from Saint-Saëns' grand parade of fauna to Vivaldi's transcendent violin spectacular. "The C... [more+]

Join the world-class Chicago Philharmonic orchestra for "Bows and Beasts", a concert of worldly contrasts, from Saint-Saëns' grand parade of fauna to Vivaldi's transcendent violin spectacular. "The Carnival of the Animals" takes the audience through a playful zoological discovery of animals, and will feature the award-winning, married piano duo of Per Tengstrand and Shan-shan Sun. Then, harpsichordist extraordinaire Jory Vinikour performs Walter Leigh's Concertino for Harpsichord and Strings. Pieces by Tchaikovsky and Ogden Nash round out this concert at Pick-Staiger Hall in Evanston. [less-]

3 Redneck Tenors: "America's Got Talent" Finalists

at Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg
OFFER DATES:
Sun, March 04
FULL PRICE: $38
OFFER PRICE: $19

It has been said that if Larry the Cable Guy, Il Divo and Mrs. Doubtfire had a baby, that child would be the 3 Redneck Tenors. The 3 Redneck Tenors are a new breed in the "tenor genre," and their musi... [more+]

It has been said that if Larry the Cable Guy, Il Divo and Mrs. Doubtfire had a baby, that child would be the 3 Redneck Tenors. The 3 Redneck Tenors are a new breed in the "tenor genre," and their musical comedy featuring classically trained veteran artists is like Duck Dynasty goes to Carnegie Hall: down home laughs with big city music. Since their big debut as top finalists on "America's Got Talent", the tenors have been thrilling audiences with their vocal prowess and a smorgasbord of songs and music ranging from gospel to country, Broadway to classical. See them live at the Prairie Center for the Arts in Schaumburg. [less-]

Chicago Bulls: Exciting Basketball Action

at United Center, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Wed, March 07
Tue, March 13
Wed, March 21
FULL PRICE: $61.55 - $145.55
OFFER PRICE: $23 - $80

The history and success of the Chicago Bulls makes them one of the NBA's premier franchises, and you can enjoy a seat for all the exciting action at the United Center. You'll see fast-paced action and... [more+]

The history and success of the Chicago Bulls makes them one of the NBA's premier franchises, and you can enjoy a seat for all the exciting action at the United Center. You'll see fast-paced action and nonstop entertainment as the Bulls battle the NBA's best teams and stars. Plus, you can indulge in Chicago's best food, including favorites from Legacy Burger, Woodgrain Neapolitan Pizzeria and Gibson's Angus sliders -- and new this year is Chicago Pours, a bar experience offering drinks from 15 local bars that will be featured throughout the season. [less-]

Eli Hamilton Hosts "This Is for You: The Return"

at Room43, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Thu, March 08
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

Chicago stand-up star Eli Hamilton is back at it again, hosting his local comedy showcase "This Is for You". This time, the lineup of top comics, musicians and awesome special guests gather on stage a... [more+]

Chicago stand-up star Eli Hamilton is back at it again, hosting his local comedy showcase "This Is for You". This time, the lineup of top comics, musicians and awesome special guests gather on stage at Room 43. [less-]

Fizzy Comic Operetta: "The Merry Widow"

at Merle Reskin Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, March 09
Sun, March 11
FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

As champagne flows, can-can girls dance and composer Franz Lehár's incomparable music swirls, a suitable husband is sought for "The Merry Widow", who also happens to have inherited a fortune. A forme... [more+]

As champagne flows, can-can girls dance and composer Franz Lehár's incomparable music swirls, a suitable husband is sought for "The Merry Widow", who also happens to have inherited a fortune. A former paramour seems to fit the bill, but after their bad breakup, she's not so willing to forgive. A host of complications arise, even as sparks continue to fly between the two. DePaul Opera Theatre stages this delightfully fizzy combo of matchmaking, merriment and music at the Merle Reskin Theatre in Chicago. [less-]

Gilbert & Sullivan's Hilarious 19th Century Satire "Patience"

at Mandel Hall, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, March 09
Sat, March 10
Sun, March 11
FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

Sparkling satire and wit adorn Gilbert and Sullivan's masterpiece operetta, which is a send-up of romantic sex symbols -- and the public's hopeless infatuation with them. But the sex symbols in "Patie... [more+]

Sparkling satire and wit adorn Gilbert and Sullivan's masterpiece operetta, which is a send-up of romantic sex symbols -- and the public's hopeless infatuation with them. But the sex symbols in "Patience" are poets: the fleshy, doom-and-gloom Reginald Bunthorne and the rustic, idyllic Archibald Grosvenor. Although Archibald has already stolen the hearts of Bunthorne's female poetry groupies, he has yet to capture the affections of Patience, the village's innocent and winsome milkmaid, the very same milkmaid that Bunthorne pines for as well! But Patience is not smitten with passions and poetry, and neither are the hopelessly banal Dragoon guards, who must reluctantly become poets-in-training to win back their ex-fiancées from the clutches of aestheticism. See one of Gilbert and Sullivan's most successful shows of all time, "Patience", on stage at Chicago's Mandel Hall. [less-]

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