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Aug 30, 2019

The 4 Best Shows to See in Chicago Right Now

Drunk Shakespeare


Imagine going to a show where one of the actors gets drunk then attempts to perform a Shakespearean play with sober actors… Sounds pretty funny, right? And this is exactly what Drunk Shakespeare is. Even better, each show is different depending on the play, the actor who’s drinking, and WHAT they’re drinking. So get your tickets and buckle up for a night of hilarity and mayhem!

Miracle: A musical 108 years in the making


This musical is all about friendship, family, and beautiful feelings. It’s set in the backdrop of the Chicago 2016 championship season and follows the story of a family whose lives for generations have been influenced by the Cubbies.

Head over heels: The musical


Made by the creators of Spring Awakening, Head Over Heels is a laugh-out-loud and heartwarming love story set to The Go-Go’s’ music. Following the escapades of a royal family on an adventure to save their kingdom, this beautiful musical is a lighthearted celebration of love!

Now or later


If you’re in the mood for something more serious, “Now or Later” is the show for you! This politically-heavy play follows the son of a presidential candidate as he goes through hard times when his college party pictures spread all over the internet. Along the way, the show examines heavy themes, such as personal responsibility, religion, and the importance of freedom of expression.

And when you’re done watching your show, bring your date to WhirlyBall and treat them to some amazing craft beers. We’ll be waiting!