Please find below information regarding theatre productions and facilities that have closed due to the coronavirus.
- The Chicago run of BE MORE CHILL, scheduled to begin April 7 at The Apollo, will now open July 17.
- Steppenwolf Theatre has canceled the rest of the runs of BUG and I AM NOT YOUR PERFECT MEXICAN DAUGHTER.
- Goodman Theatre has suspended SCHOOL GIRLS, and postponed MOLLY SWEENEY's opening from 3/27 to 4/20.
- Broadway in Chicago's WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME will pause performances until March 30, and play the rest of its run at a limited capacity.
- The tour of MY FAIR LADY will now visit Chicago in May, rather than later this month.
- First Floor's PLANO, performing at Steppenwolf, has canceled its run.
- Jackalope Theatre has suspended all performances of FAST COMPANY.
- Drury Lane Theatre has closed until May 1. The box office remains open.
- Court Theatre has canceled THE LADY FROM THE SEA, and postponed all remaining performances of AN ILLIAD.
- The Den Theatre is closed until April 12. All performances are canceled, including:
- Northlight Theatre has suspended performances of INTIMATE APPAREL.
- Little Time Theatre Co. has postponed their production of CLEMENTINE.
- The New Colony has canceled UNDER THE TREE, set to open April 1.
- Writers Theatre has suspended performances for 30 days.
- Chimera Theatre has postponed their Gala, scheduled for March 22.
- Griffin Theatre has canceled all remaining performances of MLIMA'S TALE, scheduling to play Raven Theatre through March 21.
- Raven Theatre has suspended both in-house productions.
- Random Acts canceled their REEFER MADNESS event April 20.
- Paramount Theatre is closed; The theatre is working to reschedule their many comedy, music and theatre acts.
- Trap Door has suspended the run of LIPSTICK LABOTOMY, and will postpone their spring production of THE WATER HEN, originally set to open May 7.
- Victory Gardens has canceled the world premiere of DHABA ON DEVON AVENUE.
- Kokandy Productions had postponed HUNDRED DAYS.
- A Red Orchid Theatre has canceled the final performances of DO YOU FEEL ANGER?
- The Gift has suspended all performances of THE PILLOWMAN. The production was originally scheduled to run through March 29.
- Theatre Wit will offer live-streamed performances of TEENAGE DICK.
- Black Ensemble Theatre has postponed THE HEALING with the goal to open next month.
- Interrobang Theatre has canceled the rest of HERE LIES HENRY's run.
- TimeLine Theatre has canceled the run of KILL MOVE PARADISE and their 2020 Gala.
- Chicago Children's Theatre has taken a hiatus, suspending all announced productions.
- Lookingglass Theatre has suspended performances of HER HONOR JANE BYRNE.
- Northwestern has announced that all programming has suspended at all venues.
-Shattered Globe has canceled the final performances of SHEEPDOG, which had previously extended through March 15.
-Steppenwolf Theatre announced that THE MOST SPECTACULARLY LAMENTABLE...MARTHA JOHNSON has been bumped to their 21/22 season. Front Bar is closed until further notice.
-Pride Films and Plays has announced that both productions currently running have suspended.
-Silk Road Rising and Momentary Theatre have canceled the run of MY DEAR HUSSEIN.
-Comedian Maz Jobrani has rescheduled his April performances at The Den Theatre to August 7-8, 2020.
-Mercury Theater Chicago has postponed their upcoming production of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT. Last weekend's performances of SHEAR MADNESS were cancelled, however, the company states the show will go on next week. We'll see about that.
-Congo Square Theatre has postponed their benefit planned for 3/23, and canceled all remaining performances of DAY OF ABSENCE.
-Teatro Vista has postponed their upcoming run of THE DREAM KING.
-Theo Ubique has canceled the run of GREY GARDENS, which started previews last week.
-AstonRep has canceled the upcoming run of WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID.
-The Chicago Reader has canceled NEW DIRECTIONS, scheduled for 3/25.
-Playmakers Laboratory has postponed FANCY SCHMANCY, set for 4/4.
-Otherworld Theatre has postponed Genrethon to June 2020.
-Idle Muse canceled last weekend's performances of IN THE NEXT ROOM, and hopes performances will continue next weekend. It's not looking good.
Updated 3/20/20, as we anticipate Governor Pritzker's announcement that Illinois has been ordered to stay home.
-Idle Muse has canceled the rest of IN THE NEXT ROOM's run. (See final note from previous update.)
-Midsommer Flight has postponed the Director's Flight showcase.
-TUTA Theatre has canceled all remaining performances of HEDDA GABLER.
-Strawdog Theatre has postponed WELCOME TO KEENE, NEW HAMPSHIRE, originally scheduled April through May.
-Raven Theatre has postponed EDEN PRARIE, 1971 from its original opening date of May 7.
-Paramount Theatre has postponed KINKY BOOTS to summer 2021. Their previously announced Bold Series of smaller plays will now have its inaugural season next year.
-Underscore Theatre has postponed NOTES & LETTERS.
-Otherworld Theatre has removed THE LEGEND OF MERLIN from their 19/20 season.
-Buffalo Theatre Ensemble has canceled NAPERVILLE.
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