Oriental Theatre


Best Theaters In Chicago

No matter whether the city’s critics give a show four stars or only sort-of recommend it, the visitor is likely to leave impressed if the theater is historical, ornate or atmospheric.


Actors (left to right) Leon Outlaw and Reed Shannon, who portray Michael Jackson; Clifton Oliver, who plays Berry Gordy; and Allison Semmes, who plays Diana Ross in "Motown the Musical," a tribute to Motown coming to Chicago in April. (Credit: Regine Schlesinger/CBS)

Entertainment Legend Berry Gordy Brings ‘Motown The Musical’ To Chicago

Music legend Berry Gordy was in Chicago on Thursday, promoting a tribute to the Motown sound that will open on stage here next month.


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Best Spring 2014 Theater Productions In Chicago

Now that Chiberia is behind us, go out and see a play this spring in the Chicago area.


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Best One-Person Shows In Chicago

Step away from the large stage productions and check out the following five solo performances in Chicago.


Elton John, 'Billy Elliot'

‘Billy Elliot’ To Close Early

Disappointing ticket sales are presumably to blame.