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"ComedySportz": Fast & Funny Improv Comedy for the Whole Family

at The ComedySportz Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Thu, February 22
Fri, February 23
Sat, February 24
+ 2 more dates
Thu, February 22
Fri, February 23
Sat, February 24
Sat, February 24
Sat, February 24
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FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $12.50

Fans of comedy and improv shows like "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" will love Chicago's "ComedySportz", a fun, fast-paced event that's great for the whole family. Two highly skilled teams battle for laugh... [more+]

Fans of comedy and improv shows like "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" will love Chicago's "ComedySportz", a fun, fast-paced event that's great for the whole family. Two highly skilled teams battle for laughs and points as they create scenes, games and songs on the spot with audience participation and suggestions incorporated into the act. It's never the same show twice, and you might even end up on stage yourself! The competition moves at a blazing pace, and you ultimately get to decide the winner. [less-]

Lightwire Theatre's "Dino Light"

at Raue Center for the Arts, Crystal Lake
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 23
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

In the glow-in-the-dark adventure "Dino Light", a famous scientist with magic powers brings a friendly dinosaur to life, but when he wanders away from home, he discovers a wonderful world full of crea... [more+]

In the glow-in-the-dark adventure "Dino Light", a famous scientist with magic powers brings a friendly dinosaur to life, but when he wanders away from home, he discovers a wonderful world full of creatures that light up the darkness and help him find the true meaning of love. Lightwire Theater has been praised for sparking kids' imaginations through its cutting edge blend of puppetry, technology and dance by audiences all over the world -- not to mention the judges on Season 7 of "America's Got Talent". "Dino Light" was the recipient of the prestigious Jim Henson Foundation Grant and now comes to entertain and enchant the family at the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake. [less-]

"Harry Potter" Parody -- All 7 Books in 70 Hilarious Minutes

at Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 23
Sat, February 24
Sat, February 24
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Fri, February 23
Sat, February 24
Sat, February 24
Sun, February 25
Sun, February 25
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FULL PRICE: $69.95 - $99.95
OFFER PRICE: $35 - $49

Whether you're a Quidditch expert or merely a muggle, you'll find laughs aplenty in this comedy that takes on the zany challenge of cramming all seven books in the popular Harry Potter series -- that'... [more+]

Whether you're a Quidditch expert or merely a muggle, you'll find laughs aplenty in this comedy that takes on the zany challenge of cramming all seven books in the popular Harry Potter series -- that's roughly 4,000 pages -- into 70 hilarious minutes. Created by Olivier-nominated actors Dan Clarkson and Jeff Turner, "Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience -- A Parody by Dan and Jeff" has played to sold-out houses all over the world. Two actors inhabit 360 characters, fend off a live fire-breathing dragon and even manage to stage a real-life game of Quidditch in the theater. The show was a critic's pick of "The New York Times", "Daily Herald" and "Time Out London", among others, who hailed it as a must-see family event for anyone age 6 to Dumbledore. See it in Chicago at Broadway Playhouse. [less-]

"The Magic Parlour": An Evening of Classic Magic

at Palmer House Hilton, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 23
Fri, February 23
Sat, February 24
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Fri, February 23
Fri, February 23
Sat, February 24
Sat, February 24
Sat, February 24
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FULL PRICE: n/a
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

An evening of classic close-up magic, "The Magic Parlour" features award-winning, third-generation magician Dennis Watkins performing in an intimate suite at the historic Palmer House Hilton. From awe... [more+]

An evening of classic close-up magic, "The Magic Parlour" features award-winning, third-generation magician Dennis Watkins performing in an intimate suite at the historic Palmer House Hilton. From awe-inspiring magic and mind-reading to sophisticated tomfoolery and more, "The Magic Parlour" combines baffling illusions and lively laughs, astonishing tricks and sophisticated fun to create one of the Windy City's most unique entertainment experiences. "The Magic Parlour" is a production of the award-winning House Theatre of Chicago, of which Watkins is a company member. [less-]

Blue Man Group at Chicago's Briar Street Theatre

at Briar Street Theatre, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sun, February 25
Thu, March 01
Fri, March 02
FULL PRICE: $84.40
OFFER PRICE: $38.88

The entertainment phenomenon known as the Blue Man Group is better than ever in this updated show featuring all-new material at Chicago's Briar Street Theatre. You'll find the famous blue bald guys in... [more+]

The entertainment phenomenon known as the Blue Man Group is better than ever in this updated show featuring all-new material at Chicago's Briar Street Theatre. You'll find the famous blue bald guys interacting with "GiPads," taking a humorous look at contemporary forms of communication, and performing a pulsating new finale set to an original music score. Audiences of all ages worldwide have experienced and loved Blue Man Group, a wildly imaginative stage show that cleverly combines comedy, art and science with fabulous visual effects and Grammy-nominated music. [less-]

"That's Weird, Grandma: It Came From the Voting Booth" -- Written by Kids, Staged by Adults

at The Neo-Futurarium, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Mon, March 12
Mon, March 19
Mon, March 26
+ 7 more dates
Mon, March 12
Mon, March 19
Mon, March 26
Mon, April 02
Mon, April 09
Mon, June 18
Mon, June 25
Mon, July 02
Mon, July 09
Mon, July 16
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FULL PRICE: $5 - $15
OFFER PRICE: $5 - $8

"That's Weird, Grandma" is a weekly show of short sketches and songs adapted from stories written by students in Barrel of Monkeys' arts education programs. The special 20th anniversary performance --... [more+]

"That's Weird, Grandma" is a weekly show of short sketches and songs adapted from stories written by students in Barrel of Monkeys' arts education programs. The special 20th anniversary performance -- dubbed "It Came From the Voting Booth" -- features a sketch collection focusing on the 2016 election and all things political. The show runs the gamut from clever and funny to touching and poignant, and includes live music, original song-and-dance numbers, wigs and props galore and a rotating cast of talented professional actors. [less-]

"Knuffle Bunny": Kids' Book Comes to Life

at Apollo Theater - Mainstage, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sun, March 18
Sun, March 25
Sat, March 31
+ 13 more dates
Sun, March 18
Sun, March 25
Sat, March 31
Sat, April 07
Sat, April 14
Sun, April 15
Sat, April 21
Sun, April 22
Sat, April 28
Sun, April 29
Sat, May 05
Sun, May 06
Sat, May 12
Sun, May 13
Sat, May 19
Sat, May 26
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FULL PRICE: $19
OFFER PRICE: $9.50

Any child (or child at heart) who's ever cherished a beloved stuffed buddy will feel a special appreciation for "Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical". Based on the Caldecott Honor-winning picture book... [more+]

Any child (or child at heart) who's ever cherished a beloved stuffed buddy will feel a special appreciation for "Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical". Based on the Caldecott Honor-winning picture book by Mo Willems, this comic adventure centers around little Trixie and her best plush friend in the whole world, Knuffle Bunny. When Dad takes the dynamic duo to run some errands, their simple family trip to the laundromat goes terribly (but hilariously) wrong. Recommended for kids 3 and older, this musical by Chicago's famed children's theater company Emerald City at the Apollo Theater also boasts cool stage designs inspired by the book's illustrations. [less-]

Chicago Pet Show: Rescues & More

at Oak Lawn Pavilion, Oak Lawn
OFFER DATES:
Sun, April 29
FULL PRICE: $7 - $14
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $5

The Chicago Pet Show is back for more animal-related awesomeness at Oak Lawn Pavilion. Scout out a new furry addition to your family from lots of participating local rescues, or bring your vaccinated ... [more+]

The Chicago Pet Show is back for more animal-related awesomeness at Oak Lawn Pavilion. Scout out a new furry addition to your family from lots of participating local rescues, or bring your vaccinated pet for some fun (on a leash, of course).This two-day family fair also brings together more than 150 pet-related product vendors and offers advice on animal care and socialization from vets and dog trainers. Watch amazing magic acts, let the kids take a pony ride and explore the petting areas where you can handle cold-blooded creatures and more. Plus, half of all ticket sales go to support the participating rescue organizations. [less-]

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