No other theatre in the world is quite like Chicago theatre. It’s real, elevated to an intensity you cannot turn away from. Even on your first visit, you can feel it. From joy to heartache and every feeling in between, Chicago’s exceptional ensemble of talent provides exhilarating experiences that make audiences come alive. Rising from a city of innovators, risk-takers, and big hearts, Chicago theatre is a hotbed for exciting new work and hundreds of world premieres every year. From the jaw-dropping productions of Broadway In Chicago to the intimate and honest storefront plays and improv, the spirit of the city can be found in our 200+ theatres. To truly fall in love with Chicago, you must experience our theatre. This is where the city bares its fearless soul. Book your next show today! Learn more at ChicagoPlays.com or find half-price deals at HotTix.org.
Each season has a range of disciplines offered - dance, theater, music, and multimedia
Many performances offer a hybrid of disciplines
Each season has a balance of big names with lesser known companies
There is a balance of Chicago artists, with national and international talent
MCA Stage presents a range of ethnicities that reflect the composition of people in Chicago, and globally
MCA performances present a wide range of perspectives and opinions that teach about other cultures
Each performance has at least one accompanying event where the audience can engage and interact with the performers, and get insight into the creative process
300-seat theater where all seats have an excellent view; state-of-the-art technical capabilities and acoustics, wide aisles and comfortable seats
Theater lobby has refreshments from Marisol
Did you know that 2019 is the Year of Chicago Theatre? Home to a community of creators, risk-takers, and big hearts, Chicago theatre is a hotbed for exciting new work and hundreds of world premieres every year. From joy to heartache and every feeling in between, Chicago’s exceptional ensemble of talent provides exhilarating experiences that make audiences come alive. This spirit of Chicago theatre is found in all of our neighborhoods, from downtown theatres to behind the storefronts, in a diverse collection of over 200 dynamic theatres. Learn more at ChicagoPlays.com.