Bold tales of bravery, friendship and teamwork take center stage when your favorite American Girl characters come to life in this fun new musical. Featuring original songs and unforgettable experiences, American Girl Live follows a group of friends at sleepover camp for an exciting summer away from home. The iconic American Girl characters lend a hand through story and song, solving problems and working together. Join your favorite American Girls as the campers follow their hearts, share their dreams and learn the power of friendship at Chicago’s Broadway Playhouse. Get discount tickets for May performance dates on Goldstar.
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There’d be no Saturday Night Live to premiere in 1975 without Second City’s legendary improv troupe — no Gilda Radner, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd or Bill Murray … no Emily Litella, Samurai Dry Cleaners, Todd the Nerd or the Blues Brothers. Now, on the 60th anniversary of the world’s most-famous comedy training ground, today’s talent brings back Greatest Hits from the ‘70s, with sketches and original songs revived from the archives and rebooted and re-imagined for our far-out times. Plus, you’ll see some groovy new Chicago-style improv from the current cast at UP Comedy Club. Can you dig it? Discount tickets on Goldstar are only $13 plus service fees for performance dates throughout May.
Circo Hermanos Vazquez delivers a turbo-charged take on the traditional circus that’s sure to thrill audiences of all ages. From human cannonballs, graceful dancers and daring acrobats up in the air to crazy clowns and jaw-dropping feats of strength back on earth, this gasp-inducing performance gathers tons of talent under the big top for a huge dose of family fun. Founded in 1969 in Mexico City, Circo Hermanos Vazquez has been entertaining fans in the U.S. and around Latin America ever since, and now they’re pitching their colorful tent at the North Riverside Park Mall. Lots and lots of April performance dates on Goldstar, all with COMP options!
Free tickets, anyone? Hop aboard the Comp Train, Goldstar’s popular three-day promotion that features complimentary tickets to fun events across the country; literally thousands of free tickets to live theater, concerts, dance, comedy and more. Since all you pay is a small service fee (varies depending on the event, but usually just a few bucks), the Comp Train’s a great way to discover new events in your area and treat your plus one, your family or even just yourself to something totally great — and totally unexpected.
Free tickets, anyone? Hop aboard the Comp Train, Goldstar’s popular two-day promotion that features complimentary tickets to tons of fun events throughout the country. For just 48 hours, Goldstar will be offering literally thousands of free tickets to live theater, concerts, dance, comedy and more. And since all you pay is a small service fee (the amount varies depending on the event, but it’s usually just a couple bucks), the Comp Train’s a great way to discover new events in your area and treat your plus one, your family or even just yourself to something totally great — and totally unexpected.
Oh, the Thinks you can think…when you think about Seuss! In this fantastical, magical musical, some of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters are lovingly brought to life with the Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie and all of the Whos of Whoville. These classic, colorful tales are brought together by Jojo, a young “thinker of strange and wonderful thinks,” in a special one-hour show that’s perfect for kids (and parents) of all ages. All performances will be followed by a Q&A session with the cast, so stick around and ask your burning questions! It’s a show the whole family can enjoy, so don’t miss Seussical the Musical at Lincolnshire’s Marriott Theatre for February performances. Goldstar tickets are only $9 (plus service charge).
Hot off an international tour, the global dance sensation Tap Dogs presents jaw-dropping new surprises in an experience that’s “part theatre, part dance, part rock concert and part construction site” (BBC UK). An adrenaline-pumped cast of eight (six male dancers and two musicians) turns traditional tap dancing upside-down, facing physical challenges that would defy the sturdiest hard-hat worker. Created by Australian dancer and choreographer Dein Perry, the high-energy show electrifies the stage of Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre as Tap Dogs jump through scaffold, tap upside-down, grind steel and tap on water. Get discount tickets on Goldstar for mid-April performance dates and save big.
The Second City has been laughing at love and its infinite variety of side effects for decades. The world-famous comedy company’s latest undertaking is so spot-on when it comes to romance that it’s painfully funny. It’s Not You, It’s Me takes shots at heartbreak, missed connections and the drama-filled quagmire of human relationships. It’s the perfect anti-romantic comedy for Valentine’s Day — even your blind date will find something achingly familiar to laugh at, thanks to comedy’s newest generation of writers and performers … who all fit squarely into the “it’s complicated” category! Get tickets for the February 16th performance on Goldstar.
Legendary contemporary dance company Pilobolus continues the story of Shadowland, their most popular show ever, in Shadowland: The Next Adventure. This Chicagoland premiere is sure to be a jaw-dropping visual feast for the eyes, using exploration of mixed media to tell a love story about two people and their quixotic quest to save an imaginary bird. Employing animation, video and shadow-theater, this grandiose, madcap, not-to-be-missed adventure dips its toe into the genres of science-fiction, film noir and romantic comedy. Experience this captivating show at the McAninch Arts Center in Glen Ellyn. Performance date is March 23rd at 7:30.