Half-Price Theatre Highlights – June 2016

Half-Price Theatre Highlights – June 2016

With more than 200 theaters in town, there’s no better place than Chicago to get your dose of arts and culture — and you can do it on a budget. Our partners at the League of Chicago Theatres and Hot Tix curated this list of must-see shows for June. Check for half-price tickets by clicking each link or visit Hot Tix at Guest Services — and check back each month for more hot picks!

CONSTELLATIONS
Through July 3
Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted in Lincoln Park

Roland (a bee keeper) and Marianne (a theoretical physicist) meet at a party. In that single moment, an unfathomable multitude of possibilities unfold. A clever, eloquent, and moving story.

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THE PRODUCERS
Through June 26
Mercury Theater Chicago
3745 N. Southport in Lakeview

★★★ from the Chicago Tribune. From the theatre that brought you Avenue Q and The Man Who Murdered Sherlock Holmes comes a revival of this insanely funny musical spoof on Broadway traditions.

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THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL
Through July 10
Broadway In Chicago at the Oriental Theatre
24 W. Randolph in the Loop

A legendary roster of Grammy Award winners. A visionary director and Tony Award®-winning design team. One of the world’s most beloved and unforgettable characters. Turn them all loose and what do you get? The SpongeBob Musical!

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THE SOUND OF MUSIC
Through June 19
Broadway In Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W. Randolph in the Loop

The hills are alive in this brand new production of The Sound of Music, directed by three-time Tony Award® winner Jack O’Brien. Limited engagement!

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XANADU
Through July 17
American Theater Company
1909 W. Byron in North Center

As a tribute to American Theater Company’s late artistic director, PJ Paparelli, ATC closes its Legacy Season with a musical spoof of his all-time favorite movie – the 1980’s camp classic, Xanadu!

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SOUPS, STEWS, AND CASSEROLES
Through June 19
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn in the Loop

Rebecca Gilman presents a timely, thought-provoking look at workers’ rights and the effects of big business on small town lives.

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AFRO-FUTURISM
Through July 19
The Second City e.t.c.
1608 N. Wells in Old Town

The vanguard of Chicago’s hippest African-American talent deliver the street satire and cultural cosmologies of a city on the brink. Comprised of stand-up, sketch, music, and performance and hosted by Felonious Monk.

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THADDEUS AND SLOCUM: A VAUDEVILLE ADVENTURE
Through August 14
Lookingglass Theatre
821 N. Michigan along the Magnificent Mile

Dive deep into the divided heart of American culture and show biz for a daring cavalcade of slapstick, song and dance, and burlesque as two best friends risk everything to make it to the top together.

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LITTLE SHOP OF HORROS
Through July 31
American Blues Theater at the Greenhouse Theater
2257 N. Lincoln in Lincoln Park

Scream with laughter at this gleefully gruesome musical. Seymour, a poor florist’s assistant, allows his craving for fame and fortune to seduce him into playing nursemaid to a man-eating plant.

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ABOUT HOT TIX

Hot Tix is run by the League of Chicago Theatres on behalf of the theatre industry in Chicago. We feature half-price tickets to a wide variety of shows and companies, from downtown houses to neighborhood storefronts to suburban theatres, and we provide friendly customer service at our three downtown Chicago locations. When you purchase tickets from Hot Tix, you help support a vibrant and growing theatre community.

HOT TIX LOCATIONS

Expo 72: 72 E. Randolph
Tues – Sat 10a-6p, Sun 11a-4p

Block Thirty Seven: 108 N. State
Mon – Sat 10a-6p, Sun 11a-5p

Water Works: 163 E. Pearson
Tues – Sat 10a-6p, Sun 11a-4p