Cadillac Palace Theatre
A show opening tonight in Chicago pays tribute to the man who’s been called “the father of rock and roll.”
After what was billed as her farewell tour eight years ago, onetime Olympian Cathy Rigby is back on stage in Chicago in her signature role.
Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson is bringing his solo show to Chicago.
With the festive season just around the corner, these must-see holiday shows are sure to delight children of all ages.
Every theater season in Chicago brings some recognizable names to town in some form or another, and the local entertainment calendar’s got a variety of marquee line-ups on the way. From highbrow drama to lowbrow comedy, and a little bit in between, here’s a selection upcoming on-stage appearances by notable names and familiar faces this season.
Before Steven Spielberg turned it into an Oscar-nominated movie, “War Horse” was a play in London and on Broadway.
Unlike the city’s rock venues, most of the shows for downtown dance and theater establishments let out early enough to leave you jonesing for cocktail before moving on with the evening. We’ve singled out a few of our best choices for post-show drinks.
In the mid-1920s, the famed Rapp Brothers created a beautiful theatre, inspired by the palace of Versailles and Fontainebleau, now known as the Cadillac Palace Theatre. Since then, the theatre has been home to some of the greatest Broadway in Chicago productions including The Producers, Mamma Mia!, Wicked, The Lion King and Oprah’s The Color Purple.