In celebration of the Year of Chicago Theatre, Hot Tix is doing a special, limited time only promotion offering $20 tickets to fall shows in advance. The performance dates are for anytime this fall and the tickets are half-price or at a greater discount than half-price. Please note that a service charge will be added. These special, limited time $20 prices will only be available Thursday, August 15 – Sunday, September 8, or while supplies last. In addition to these special $20 ticket offers, Hot Tix has many half-price shows that are less than $20! Additional information is available at https://hottix.org/special-offer-tickets-for-a-20/.
Participating productions include: Anything Goes (Metropolis Performing Arts Centre); Bernhardt/Hamlet (Goodman Theatre); Blue Man Group (Briar Street Theatre); Chicago Celebrates Sondheim! (Auditorium Theatre); Disney in Concert: Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas" (Auditorium Theatre); Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater + Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre (Auditorium Theatre); Every Brilliant Thing (Windy City Playhouse South); ”Get Out” with the Chicago Sinfonietta (Auditorium Theatre); The Great Leap (Steppenwolf Theatre); Hello Again (Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre); King Hedley II (Court Theatre); The King's Speech (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Mother of the Maid (Northlight Theatre); National Geographic Live — Between River and Rim: Hiking the Grand Canyon (Auditorium Theatre); Tiny Beautiful Things (Victory Gardens Theater); and Whose Body? (Lifeline Theatre).
Please note that the ticket inventory is limited and subject to availability. Tickets may sell out quickly. This offer is not valid on previously purchased tickets. Other restrictions may apply.
Hot Tix, a service of the non-profit League of Chicago Theatres, exists to further promote and support Chicago area theatres. In addition to selling half-price theatre tickets online, the League of Chicago Theatres operates two walk-up Hot Tix locations in downtown Chicago: across from the Chicago Cultural Center at Expo 72 (72 E. Randolph) and inside Block Thirty Seven (108 N. State)—offering in-person customer service by knowledgeable theatre professionals.
About Chicago theatre
Chicago theatre is the leader in the U.S. with more than 250 theaters throughout Chicagoland, comprising a rich and varied community ranging from storefront, non-union theaters to the most renowned resident theaters in the country, including 5 which have been honored with Regional Tony Awards, and the largest touring Broadway organization in the nation. Chicago’s theatres serve 5 million audience members annually and have a combined budget of more than $250 million. Chicago produces and/or presents more world premieres annually than any other city in the nation. Last year alone Chicago theatre companies produced more than 100 world premiere productions and adaptations. Each year Chicago theatres send new work to resident theaters across the country, to Broadway, and around the world.
About 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre
This “Tickets for a 20” promotion is in celebration of the Year of Chicago Theatre, an initiative of the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) with the support of the League of Chicago Theatres and several other civic and arts partners.
To truly fall in love with Chicago, you must go to our theatres. This is where the city bares its fearless soul. 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. The 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. From musicals to plays to comedy, theatre is for everyone in Chicago. Learn More: https://chicagoplays.com/year-of-chicago-theatre/.
The League of Chicago Theatres’ Mission Statement
Theatre is essential to the life of a great city and to its citizens. The League of Chicago Theatres is an alliance of theatres, which leverages its collective strength to support, promote and advocate for Chicago’s theatre industry. Through our work, we ensure that theatre continues to thrive in our city.
For a comprehensive list of Chicago productions, visit the League of Chicago Theatres website, ChicagoPlays.com. Half-price tickets to the current week’s performances as well as future performances are available at HotTix.org and at the two Hot Tix half-price ticket locations: across from the Chicago Cultural Center at Expo72 (72 E. Randolph) and Block Thirty Seven (108 N. State).
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