Half-Price Tickets

Haunted Cabin Maze, Horror Film Screening & Marshmallow Roast

at Chase Park, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sun, October 22
Fri, October 27
Sat, October 28
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Sun, October 22
Fri, October 27
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Tue, October 31
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FULL PRICE: $10
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $5

This day and age, no self-respecting haunted attraction would dream of simply scaring you. It must claw into your very soul, transmitting bone-curdling chills into every corner of your psyche. Then, j... [more+]

This day and age, no self-respecting haunted attraction would dream of simply scaring you. It must claw into your very soul, transmitting bone-curdling chills into every corner of your psyche. Then, just to make sure you're completely satisfied, it has to send you shrieking to your doom as you beg for the nightmare to stop. Lucky for you, Camp Scare Away at Chicago's Chase Park checks all these boxes and then some, with an elaborate maze of gloriously sinister cabins that are chock full of bloodthirsty killers, demonic ghouls and grotesque fiends who want nothing more than to assail you with unspeakable terror. Will you meet your end by the volleyball nets, or the arts and crafts tent? Or perhaps you'll enjoy a delightful demise at the rotting hands of the hellish creatures working the mess hall. Either way, you really should try and survive the ordeal, so you can enjoy the marshmallow roast in our pumpkin patch, along with the park's post-haunt screening of a beloved horror film, title to be announced. [less-]

"Yasmina's Necklace": Acclaimed Iraqi-American Drama

at Goodman Theatre - The Owen, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sun, October 22
Thu, October 26
Fri, October 27
FULL PRICE: $20 - $29
OFFER PRICE: $10 - $14.50

Newly arrived in Chicago from her homeland, Iraqi artist Yasmina has hardened herself to the possibility of finding happiness. But when she meets Sam, a fellow Iraqi with his own emotional walls, what... [more+]

Newly arrived in Chicago from her homeland, Iraqi artist Yasmina has hardened herself to the possibility of finding happiness. But when she meets Sam, a fellow Iraqi with his own emotional walls, what had seemed unthinkable becomes tantalizingly real. Chicago's Goodman Theatre presents the cross-cultural drama "Yasmina's Necklace". Chicago-based playwright Rohina Malik and director Ann Filmer reunite for the play's downtown debut, following its critically acclaimed world premiere at 16th Street Theater last year. Don't miss this timely exploration (and winner of the 2016 Jeff Award for Best New Work) of what it means to leave one's homeland behind while not losing your heritage. [less-]

Female-Driven Murder Mystery "Miss Holmes"

at Theatre of Western Springs, Western Springs,
OFFER DATES:
Sun, October 22
Thu, October 26
Fri, October 27
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Sun, October 22
Thu, October 26
Fri, October 27
Sat, October 28
Sat, October 28
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FULL PRICE: $20 - $22
OFFER PRICE: $10 - $11

Armed with one of the greatest deductive minds of her generation, Miss Sherlock Holmes is no stranger to incarceration, what with her "abnormal" behaviors that aren't befitting a "respectable" lady. M... [more+]

Armed with one of the greatest deductive minds of her generation, Miss Sherlock Holmes is no stranger to incarceration, what with her "abnormal" behaviors that aren't befitting a "respectable" lady. Miss Dorothy Watson works at the only hospital in England that is willing to hire female doctors, and she continually struggles to make a difference. Centering on these two delightfully unconventional women, "Miss Holmes" finds them trapped in an era that refuses to accept them, forcing them to forge a bond of trust so they can work together to uncover the secrets surrounding a corrupt police investigator whose wives keep dying mysteriously. Enjoy this thrilling murder mystery at the Theatre of Western Springs. [less-]

Flip the Script With Uptown Underground's Live Read Movie Mondays

at Uptown Underground, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Mon, October 23
Mon, November 20
Mon, December 18
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

Experience some of your favorite movies in an entirely new way as Uptown Underground presents its Live Read Movie Mondays series. These cinematic classics will be acted out as a live parody, read dire... [more+]

Experience some of your favorite movies in an entirely new way as Uptown Underground presents its Live Read Movie Mondays 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 re-imagined 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-]

American Writers Museum: Explore Words With Friends

at American Writers Museum, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Tue, October 24
Wed, October 25
Thu, October 26
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Tue, October 24
Wed, October 25
Thu, October 26
Fri, October 27
Sat, October 28
Sun, October 29
Tue, October 31
Wed, November 01
Thu, November 02
Fri, November 03
Sat, November 04
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FULL PRICE: $12
OFFER PRICE: $6

"I really hate to write," admitted Jack Kerouac. Lucky for us, he didn't let that stop him. The Beat Generation poet and novelist used a giant scroll of typewriter paper to create his seminal novel "O... [more+]

"I really hate to write," admitted Jack Kerouac. Lucky for us, he didn't let that stop him. The Beat Generation poet and novelist used a giant scroll of typewriter paper to create his seminal novel "On the Road", and it's just one of the many amazing artifacts and interactive exhibits you'll find at Chicago's American Writers Museum. Open to the public since May 2017, this cool new museum immerses you in a wonderland of words through cutting-edge technology, tracing the history of U.S. literature, as well as other forms of writing, from songs and ad slogans to poetry and sci-fi. Delve into the actual creative process, with a collaborative story area (complete with pencils, typewriters and digital access), a kid lit gallery and the "Anatomy of a Masterwork", which takes you into the mind of an author. And for all you logophiles (word lovers) out there, there's even a game room featuring interactive tabletop consoles. [less-]

A Modern, Upbeat, International Extravaganza

at Washington Park, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Tue, October 24
Wed, October 25
FULL PRICE: $25 - $29
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $23

UniverSoul Circus is a tour de force of circus artistry from around the world. A big-top spectacle of global proportions, the 2017 production of UniverSoul Circus takes fans of all ages on an unforget... [more+]

UniverSoul Circus is a tour de force of circus artistry from around the world. A big-top spectacle of global proportions, the 2017 production of UniverSoul Circus takes fans of all ages on an unforgettable journey of light, sound and soul. Get ready for electrifying, edge-of-your-seat performances, including extreme motorsports, mind-bending acrobatics, back-flipping canines, disco-dancing pachyderms, free-flying aerial acts and much, much more. It's hailed as the most interactive circus in the world, and now you can catch UniverSoul Circus when it raises its Big Top at Chicago's Washington Park. [less-]

"Bill Graham & the Rock & Roll Revolution" Exhibit

at Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, Skokie
OFFER DATES:
Tue, October 24
Wed, October 25
Thu, October 26
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Tue, October 24
Wed, October 25
Thu, October 26
Fri, October 27
Sat, October 28
Sun, October 29
Mon, October 30
Tue, October 31
Wed, November 01
Thu, November 02
Fri, November 03
Sat, November 04
Sun, November 05
Mon, November 06
Tue, November 07
Wed, November 08
Thu, November 09
Fri, November 10
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FULL PRICE: $17
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $10

Rock impresario Bill Graham was a Holocaust refugee who promoted countless music legends -- including The Grateful Dead, Santana, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and The Who -- and produced humanitarian co... [more+]

Rock impresario Bill Graham was a Holocaust refugee who promoted countless music legends -- including The Grateful Dead, Santana, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and The Who -- and produced humanitarian concerts such as "Live Aid" to raise the consciousness of the world. Take an electrifying trip through the '60s-'80s and learn about the extraordinary life and career of this remarkable man at the "Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution" exhibition at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, which includes more than 400 objects including rare memorabilia, psychedelic art, costumes, instruments and iconic photographs. Through January 7th, you can explore what the "Chicago Tribune" called "a rock story with a human touch throughout." [less-]

Comic Judy Gold ("Late Show, Broad City")

at Zanies - Rosemont, Rosemont
OFFER DATES:
Wed, October 25
Thu, October 26
Fri, October 27
FULL PRICE: $22
OFFER PRICE: COMP

As a comedian, Judy Gold's had a career worthy of her precious-metal name -- she's starred in stand-up specials on HBO, Comedy Central and LOGO, written and starred in two critically acclaimed, Off-Br... [more+]

As a comedian, Judy Gold's had a career worthy of her precious-metal name -- she's starred in stand-up specials on HBO, Comedy Central and LOGO, written and starred in two critically acclaimed, Off-Broadway hit shows ("My Life as a Sitcom, 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother"), recently appeared on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, I'm Dying Up Here, Friends From College, Louie, Broad City, Search Party", among many more, and she was even featured in Woody Allen's series "Crisis In Six Scenes" on Amazon. A two-time Emmy winner for writing and producing "The Rosie O'Donnell Show", Gold shares her latest take on life at Zanies in Rosemont. [less-]

Chicago's Best Illusions Performed Live at "The Magic Cabaret"

at Greenhouse Theater Center, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Wed, October 25
Wed, November 01
Wed, November 08
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Wed, October 25
Wed, November 01
Wed, November 08
Wed, November 15
Wed, November 22
Wed, November 29
Wed, December 06
Wed, December 13
Wed, December 20
Wed, December 27
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FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

"The Magic Cabaret" brings back the golden age of magic, mystery and mischief to Windy City audiences hungry for the unusual. In every Greenhouse Theater Center show, performance partners David Parr a... [more+]

"The Magic Cabaret" brings back the golden age of magic, mystery and mischief to Windy City audiences hungry for the unusual. In every Greenhouse Theater Center show, performance partners David Parr and Joe Diamond amaze and astound with hocus-pocus in the signature Chicago style -- up-close sleight-of-hand, along with illusions featuring everyday objects. This longtime duo, who've been packing them in for close to a decade, conjure up plenty of audience participation as well, making it a fun outing for anyone, no matter the age. [less-]

Rap Trio The Lox, Westside Gunn & Conway and More

at House of Blues Chicago, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Wed, October 25
FULL PRICE: $36.66
OFFER PRICE: COMP

The Yonkers, New York-based hip-hop trio The Lox are known for their own hits, "Money, Power & Respect" and "If You Think I'm Jiggy," as well as stand-out cameos on chart-toppers like P. Diddy's "It's... [more+]

The Yonkers, New York-based hip-hop trio The Lox are known for their own hits, "Money, Power & Respect" and "If You Think I'm Jiggy," as well as stand-out cameos on chart-toppers like P. Diddy's "It's All About the Benjamins" and Mariah Carey's "Honey." Jadakiss, Styles P & Sheek Louch have also all made names for themselves as solo raps stars. They'll hit the stage at House of Blues Chicago for this concert with Westside Gunn & Conway, DJ Green Latern and Smoke DZA. [less-]

"Chicago Magic Lounge": Exciting Old-School Illusions

at Uptown Underground, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Thu, October 26
Sat, October 28
Thu, November 02
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Thu, October 26
Sat, October 28
Thu, November 02
Sat, November 04
Thu, November 09
Sat, November 11
Thu, November 16
Sat, November 18
Sat, November 25
Thu, November 30
Sat, December 02
Thu, December 07
Sat, December 09
Thu, December 14
Sat, December 16
Thu, December 21
Sat, December 23
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FULL PRICE: $22.50 - $27.50
OFFER PRICE: $11.25 - $13.75

You don't have to go far to see close-up magic now that "Chicago Magic Lounge" has come to Uptown Underground. This intriguing show is designed to conjure up the atmosphere of the Windy City's famed o... [more+]

You don't have to go far to see close-up magic now that "Chicago Magic Lounge" has come to Uptown Underground. This intriguing show is designed to conjure up the atmosphere of the Windy City's famed old-school magic clubs, where mystery, mysticism and sleight-of-hand ruled the day. You'll enjoy a night full of illusions, with performers everywhere you look, from the bar to your table to the main stage. Plus, the show is constantly changing, so you'll always be treated to a fun, fresh experience. [less-]

"Fool for Love": A Gritty Classic

at Chopin Theatre - Downstairs, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Thu, October 26
Fri, October 27
Sat, October 28
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Thu, October 26
Fri, October 27
Sat, October 28
Sun, October 29
Thu, November 02
Fri, November 03
Sat, November 04
Sun, November 05
Thu, November 09
Fri, November 10
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FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

Sam Shepard's searing "Fool for Love" combines a surrealist edge with the gritty American Southwest. Watch as former lovers May and Eddie meet again in a motel in the desert to rekindle or put an end ... [more+]

Sam Shepard's searing "Fool for Love" combines a surrealist edge with the gritty American Southwest. Watch as former lovers May and Eddie meet again in a motel in the desert to rekindle or put an end to their twisted relationship. This Facility Theatre production of "Fool for Love" can be seen at Chicago's Chopin Theatre. [less-]

"Arsenic and Old Magic": Haunting Vaudeville Magic

at Athenaeum Theatre Studio One, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Thu, October 26
Sun, October 29
Mon, October 30
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Thu, October 26
Sun, October 29
Mon, October 30
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FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: $16

Livingstone and his spirit friends lurk into Chicago's Athenaeum Theatre Studio One for a night of dark theatrical magic show to haunt the season. He'll visit the characters that shaped the era of an ... [more+]

Livingstone and his spirit friends lurk into Chicago's Athenaeum Theatre Studio One for a night of dark theatrical magic show to haunt the season. He'll visit the characters that shaped the era of an enigmatic vaudeville magician and work to unravel deep mysteries -- and maybe even murder. [less-]

Sound Siren Goapele ("Close," "Hey Boy")

at The Promontory, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Thu, October 26
FULL PRICE: $35
OFFER PRICE: $17.50

Once dubbed the "spiritual love child of Sade and D'Angelo" by "Rolling Stone", singer-songwriter Goapele's music fuses jazz, soul and hip-hop with her own beautiful poetry. Goapele means "to move for... [more+]

Once dubbed the "spiritual love child of Sade and D'Angelo" by "Rolling Stone", singer-songwriter Goapele's music fuses jazz, soul and hip-hop with her own beautiful poetry. Goapele means "to move forward" in Setswana, and the Oakland native has been doing just that since her 2001 debut. The sultry songbird's been a "Billboard" R&B/Hip-Hop chart mainstay and has collaborated with everyone from Snoop Dogg to Eric Benét to Mos Def. Now she takes to the stage of Chicago's The Promontory as part of the 3rd annual benefit concert for Betty Shabazz Charter Schools. See her put her smoky, sensual voice to work on hits like "Closer," "Hey Boy," "Different" and "Don't Be Shy" -- all while helping out a good cause that celebrates 20 years of African-centered education. [less-]

"Champions of Magic" -- Five Master Illusionists

at Genesee Theatre, Waukegan
OFFER DATES:
Thu, October 26
Thu, October 26
FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $15

Coming off their hit season in London's West End, "Champions Of Magic" features Britain's top illusionists performing their greatest tricks and stunts. You'll witness mind-blowing disappearances, levi... [more+]

Coming off their hit season in London's West End, "Champions Of Magic" features Britain's top illusionists performing their greatest tricks and stunts. You'll witness mind-blowing disappearances, levitation, teleportation and a heart-stopping finale! This full-scale production uses lighting and pyrotechnics that rival any theatrical performance! It's a stunning presentation of mystery and magic. Described by the British Press as "a spectacular family show" and "slick, clever, funny and amazing," "Champions Of Magic" has been seen by thousands across the UK, around the world and on TV, including the CW's "Penn & Teller: Fool Us," CNN's "A Quest For Magic" and NBC's "Caught On Camera With Nick Cannon."Be sure to see Britain's largest touring magic show at Waukegan's Genesee Theatre before they pack up and return to the UK! [less-]

"Rookie of the Year": A Musical Based on the Film

at MCL Chicago, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Thu, October 26
FULL PRICE: n/a
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

Henry Rowengartner was just your average 12-year-old boy growing up in Chicago. That is, until an accident gives him an astonishingly powerful pitching arm and he's asked to pitch for the Cubs. With h... [more+]

Henry Rowengartner was just your average 12-year-old boy growing up in Chicago. That is, until an accident gives him an astonishingly powerful pitching arm and he's asked to pitch for the Cubs. With help from his friends, coaches and a guy dating his mom, Henry tries to make it to the World Series. Based on the 1993 family classic, this musical takes everything you loved about the movie and brings it to life on stage at MCL Chicago. [less-]

Dickens' "Hard Times" Meets Circus Arts

at Lookingglass Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Thu, October 26
Sat, October 28
Sat, November 04
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Thu, October 26
Sat, October 28
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FULL PRICE: $50 - $70
OFFER PRICE: $30 - $70

Smog chokes the Victorian city streets, where a cast of colorful characters' lives intersect in all their heartbreak and happiness. It's the stuff of the well-observed imagination of Charles Dickens -... [more+]

Smog chokes the Victorian city streets, where a cast of colorful characters' lives intersect in all their heartbreak and happiness. It's the stuff of the well-observed imagination of Charles Dickens -- at once of its time and timeless -- and it comes alive in Lookingglass Theatre Company's production of "Hard Times". But this is no ordinary Dickens adaptation: this production brings a bit of magic to the story of young orphan Sissy Jupe, as her inner life leaps onto the stage in the form of circus performers, bringing a touch of hope to lives of struggle. "Hard Times for These Times" got rave reviews in its previous run, and now it's back to cast its spell again. [less-]

"Instant Movie": Onscreen Improv Comedy

at Laugh Out Loud Chicago, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, October 27
FULL PRICE: $12
OFFER PRICE: $6

"Instant Movie" is fast-paced, hilarious and unlike any improv show you've seen before. A cast of hilarious improvisers creates a completely improvised movie, with the scenes filmed just minutes befor... [more+]

"Instant Movie" is fast-paced, hilarious and unlike any improv show you've seen before. A cast of hilarious improvisers creates a completely improvised movie, with the scenes filmed just minutes before it's screened at Laugh Out Loud Chicago. Shot in nearby neighborhood locations with the feel of your favorite 90's indie films, the actors and camera crews rush to bring you creative cinematic content that keeps you on the edge of your seat while still delivering the laughs. [less-]

Homage to Bernstein, Gillespie, Fitzgerald & More

at Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Milwaukee
OFFER DATES:
Fri, October 27
FULL PRICE: $20 - $68
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $30

What do Leonard Bernstein, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Thelonius Monk, Lena Horne, Dean Martin and Jerome Robbins have in common? They were all born 100 years ago and they all changed the face o... [more+]

What do Leonard Bernstein, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Thelonius Monk, Lena Horne, Dean Martin and Jerome Robbins have in common? They were all born 100 years ago and they all changed the face of American music forever. Now, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts joins forces with the Florentine Opera and Milwaukee Ballet to present the first ever Arts Bridge Project. This unique concert will celebrate the musical offerings these celebrated artists gave to the world. Performers include Alyson Cambridge, Scott Coulter, Florentine Studio Artists, Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra, The Jamie Breiwick Quartet, Sista Strings, True Skool and students in the Marcus Center Arts Connect program. [less-]

Inspiring Tale "Akeelah and the Bee"

at Adventure Stage Chicago, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, October 27
Sat, November 04
Sat, November 11
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Fri, October 27
Sat, November 04
Sat, November 11
Fri, November 17
Sat, November 18
Fri, November 24
Fri, November 24
Sat, November 25
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FULL PRICE: $17
OFFER PRICE: $8.50

After discovering her special talent, young Akeelah dreams of winning the national spelling bee. With the support of her teacher and her friends, she fights to overcome every obstacle and make it to t... [more+]

After discovering her special talent, young Akeelah dreams of winning the national spelling bee. With the support of her teacher and her friends, she fights to overcome every obstacle and make it to the top. Adapted for the stage, "Akeelah and the Bee" at Adventure Stage Chicago is an all-ages testament to community and determination in the face of social, cultural and economic hardship. [less-]

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