Theatre in Chicago

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Broadway In Chicago offers the best of Broadway here in Chicago, however, the city offers much more than just Broadway blockbusters. The city is also well known for a diverse mix of original productions that began here and then went on to Broadway and the world. Enjoying Chicago can mean seeing innovative plays performed on stages of such award-winning companies as The Goodman Theater, Steppenwolf Theater Company, Victory Gardens Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater and Lookingglass Theatre.

The Windy City is also known as the home of improvisational comedy, performed at such great places as The Second City, Comedy Sportz and Zanies.

If you are looking for music to complement your experience, the city has an impressive list of world famous companies and venues. Be sure to visit the Lyric Opera, the Chicago Symphony Center and the House of Blues.

With more than 200 theaters, Chicago is home to a rich and varied theater community ranging from storefront, non-union theaters with budgets under $10,000 to major cultural centers with multi-million dollar shows. As members of the League of Chicago Theatres they all belong to the theater service organization with the most diverse theater membership in the country. Whether you call yourself a Chicagoan or are just visiting for the weekend, Chicago is your source for first class theater!