In need of some laughter after finals week? Look no further — Set to Scene is here to please. Set to Scene is an improvised stand up comedy show. No set list and no rules — anything can happen. Comedians Jeff Quintana, James Dugan, Mike Jimerson, and many more take to the stage.
This comedy show will be held every Monday through December 29, all at 8PM at the IO Chicago Theatre in the Chris Farley Cabaret. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased by calling 312.929.2401. Find more information here!
What better way to celebrate the holiday season then by heading over to 16th Street Theater and listening to some holiday stories? Our Holiday Stories are active readings of three of the most cherished holiday stories. Patricia Donegan, Richard Henzel, Karen Rodriguez, and Miranda Zola mix traditional and contemporary tales that convey themes of family, faith, and forgiveness. They will preform Over the Hills and through the Woods by Elizabeth Berg, Our Good Night by Tanya Saracho, and The Chaplain by Robert Koon.
This performance is ongoing through December 13, with performances on Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 PM and Saturdays at 5 PM and 8 PM. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased here.
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Broadway In Chicago presents Newsies – the new smash hit musical from Disney! Based on true events, Newsies tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who has big dreams in a big city. When newspaper prices suddenly skyrocket at the newsboys’ expense, Kelly and his band of underdogs take action. Filled with awesome choreography and catchy tunes, Newsies tells a stimulating tale about fighting for what is right and never losing who you are.
Newsies features music by eight time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, who’s past productions include Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid. Since premiering on Broadway in 2012, Newsies has continued to exceed expectations and has currently received over 23 major theatrical nominations. This is a feel good family musical you don’t want to miss!
Newsies will be playing at the Oriental Theatre, located at 24 W Randolph St., from December 10 to January 4. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here. Make sure you check out this featured story – you wouldn’t want to miss it!