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Arabia, Arabia!
Arabia, Arabia! Jun 8 - Jul 2, 2023
The Plagiarists at The Jarvis Square Theater

It's 1761. Five researchers have been selected by the Danish government to travel to the Arabian peninsula, to "Happy Arabia." But the journey isn't as happy as its destination. The doctor is incompetent, the botanist is elitist, and the linguist has enough arsenic to kill them all. And that's hardly the worst of it. When the Narrator appears and tries to save the expedition from certain failure, the researchers begin to realize that their story may not belong to them anymore.

Five Guys Named Moe!
Five Guys Named Moe! Jun 8 - Jun 18, 2023

Co-directed by Tony Nominee Felicia P. Fields and multi-Jeff winning E. Faye Butler, Five Guys Named Moe follows the story of down-on-his luck Nomax: he's broke, brokenhearted, and drowning his sorrows in booze. Out of his 1930s-style radio, five guys named Moe (Big Moe, No Moe, Eat Moe, Little Moe,and Four-Eyed Moe) appear to help him get his life back on track. Through song and dance they comfort him, teach him about life and love, and set him on the straight and narrow. This electrifying musical revue features the songs of Louis Jordan, one of the most revered talents of the 20th century, whose music brought a popular new slant to jazz that paved the way for the rock-and-roll of the 1950s. You'll be dancing int he aisles to instantly recognizable classics such as "Early in the Morning," "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying" and "Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby".

Passing Strange
Passing Strange Jun 9 - Jul 30, 2023

From singer-songwriter and performance artist Stew comes Passing Strange, a daring musical that takes you on a journey across boundaries of place, identity and theatrical convention. Stew brings us the story of a young bohemian who charts a course for "the real" through sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. Loaded with soulful lyrics and overflowing with passion, the show takes us from Black middle-class America to Amsterdam, Berlin and beyond on a journey towards personal and artistic authenticity.

Lane Call: A Night of Closing
Lane Call: A Night of Closing Jun 9 - Jul 22, 2023

It's 1984 and Becky, Billy and the gang have the closing shift at the local Venture and the store has to be ready in the morning for a big inspection. There is a huge party happening after work and they just might have to figure out their future. They all join forces to get all the work done which means facing end caps of Speed Stick and racing to get those carts collected.

George Lopez - Omg Hi! Comedy Tour
George Lopez - Omg Hi! Comedy Tour Jun 10

George Lopez's multi-faceted career encompasses television, film, standup comedy, and late-night television. Lopez is currently on the road, bringing his stand up comedy tour to arenas across the country. He also recently completed his standup comedy tour, The Comedy Get Down, with Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, and Cedric the Entertainer. The comedians also debuted their BET scripted comedy series based on their tour.

Blippi The Musical
Blippi The Musical Jun 10

You and your whole family are going to have so much fun, dancing, singing and meeting amazing new friends LIVE on stage in your town! Wow look at that! It's a plane, a tractor, a fire truck and a train, just some of the many discoveries we're going to make together!

Obama-ology
Obama-ology Jun 10 - Jun 25, 2023
Noyes Cultural Art Center

When African-American college graduate Warren takes a job with the 2008 Obama campaign, he's fired up and ready to go - until he lands in the troubled streets of East Cleveland. But somewhere between knocking on doors, fending off cops, and questioning his own racial and sexual identity, he learns that changing society isn't as easy as he imagined. All that, and it's a comedy too!

The Who's Tommy
The Who's Tommy Jun 13 - Jul 23, 2023

The groundbreaking pop-culture musical sensation is reimagined in a new production. Myth and spectacle combine in a fresh reinvention of The Who's exhilarating 1969 rock concept album, Tommy-including the unforgettable anthems "I'm Free," "See Me, Feel Me," "Sensation" and "Pinball Wizard." After witnessing his father shoot his rival, the young Tommy Walker is lost in the universe, endlessly and obsessively staring into the mirror. An innate knack for pinball catapults him from reticent adolescent to celebrity savior. Tony Award-winning composer Pete Townshend and Tony Award-winning original director Des McAnuff find powerful resonance reexamining this classic story for today.

Being Seen
Being Seen Jun 14 - Jul 2, 2023

This captivating, fast-paced comedy by Richard Gustin looks at launching a "fresh start." An actor answers the audition notice of a highly acclaimed director and finds herself navigating his outlandish creative process. This tour de force comedy asks the question: "What would you do for a dream?"

Another Marriage
Another Marriage Jun 15 - Jul 23, 2023

You meet. You marry. You have kids. That's the way it always goes. Or is it? What if your story changes? What would it cost? Another Marriage is an intimate and beautifully rendered portrait of an ever-evolving relationship that may never be quite finished. Ensemble member Kate Arrington's playwrighting debut upends the typical romantic comedy to explore the liabilities of falling in and out of love-and time.

Puffs, or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic
Puffs, or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic Jun 15 - Jul 23, 2023

For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.

Pretty Shahid
Pretty Shahid Jun 16 - Jul 23, 2023
Jackalope Theatre Company at Broadway Armory

The Kazem family immigrated to Chicago from Iraq and are attempting to assimilate and live - when 9/11 happens. This romantic comedy uses classic film tropes to examine identity and which knots we choose to untie to become our ideal American. This is a play about self discovery.

Hadestown
Hadestown Jun 20 - Jun 25, 2023

Welcome to HADESTOWN, where a song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards including Best Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, this acclaimed new show from celebrated singer-songwriter Ana´s Mitchell and innovative director Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) is a love story for today... and always. Intertwining two mythic tales - that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife Persephone - HADESTOWN is a haunting and hopeful theatrical experience that grabs you and never lets go.

Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story
Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story Jun 21 - Aug 13, 2023

Buddy is the smash hit musical celebration of the life of Buddy Holly. In just three short years, Buddy set the music world on fire and forever changed the face and sound of rock 'n' roll. Charting the true story of Buddy Holly's meteoric rise in popularity from the moment in 1957 when "That'll Be the Day" hit the airwaves until his tragic death less than two years later, this rocking musical features several of the decade's greatest hits, including "Peggy Sue," "Everyday," Ritchie Valens' "La Bamba," The Big Bopper's "Chantilly Lace", "Oh Boy," and many more.

The 39 Steps
The 39 Steps Jun 21 - Aug 13, 2023

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a dash of farce and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre. Packed with nonstop laughs and over 150 characters played by four actors, The 39 Steps is an unforgettable evening of riotous performances and inventive stagecraft that is sure to delight.

A Distinct Society
A Distinct Society Jun 22 - Jul 23, 2023

A quiet library that straddles the border of the U.S. and Canada becomes an unlikely crucible for five people from around the world. When an Iranian family, separated from one another by the "Muslim ban," uses the library as a meeting place, the head librarian, a U.S. border patrol officer and a local teenager must choose between breaking the law and saving themselves.

The Spongebob Musical
The Spongebob Musical Jun 22 - Sep 3, 2023
Kokandy Productions at Chopin Theatre

Plunge into this stunning all-singing, all-dancing, dynamic stage show! When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save the fate of their undersea world. With lives hanging in the balance and all hope lost, a most unexpected hero rises up. The power of optimism really can save the world!