WhereTraveler Chicago : 2019-12-01



THE MUSIC BOX THE SIX-TIME TONY AWARD®-WINNING MUSICAL John Berry and Anthony Lilley for Scenario Two Ltd & Karl Sydow RENÉE FLEMING ALEX JENNINGS SOLEA PFEIFFER in Book by CRAIG LUCAS Music and Lyrics by ADAM GUETTEL 10 PERFORMANC­ES ONLY! DECEMBER 14 - 29 LYRIC OPERA HOUSE | 312.827.5600 LYRICOPERA.ORG CHICAGO Presented by special arrangemen­t with R&H Theatrical­s Europe. Produced by arrangemen­t with Turner Entertainm­ent Co. owner of the original motion picture “Light In The Piazza.” Based on the novel by Elizabeth Spencer. Promotiona­l Partner GLOBAL PSYCHIC The premier spiritual and metaphysic­al therapy, consultati­on, & Psychic reading service, serving all of Chicago. Services Include: TAROT CARD READINGS PSYCHIC READINGS CRYSTAL READINGS ASTROLOGY READINGS SPECIALIZI­NG IN REUNITING LOVED ONES Group gatherings available! For more informatio­n & to schedule an appointmen­t please call 312-270-9400 theglobalp­sychic.com 14 WHERETRAVE­LER CHICAGO D E C E MBER 2 0 1 9 ® Dusek’s for pre- or post-show meal. Check site for acts, dates and times. 1807 S. Allport St., 312.526.3851. www. thaliahall­chicago.com Misc. GLOBAL PSYCHIC Specializi­ng in reuniting loved ones to get answers and gain insight. Services include palm reading, tarot cards, crystals and astrology charts. 805 N. LaSalle St., 312.270.9400. www.theglobalp­sychic.com Music & Dance JOFFREY BALLET Founded in 1956 by Robert Joffrey with successful residencie­s in New York and Los Angeles, the Joffrey has called Chicago home since 1995. 50 E. Ida B. Wells Dr., 800.982.2787. www.joffrey.org LYRIC OPERA OF A restored Art Deco movie palace shows f irst-run foreign, independen­t, art house and documentar­y f ilms, as well as restored classics. 3733 N. Southport Ave., 773.871.6604. www. musicboxth­eatre.com Gay/Lesbian Bars BIG CHICKS A relaxed, mostly male crowd f ills this eclectic Uptown standby. The small dance f loor pulses on F-Sa nights. M-F 4 pm-2 am, Sa 10 am-3 am, Su 10 am-2 am. 5024 N. Sheridan Road, 773.728.5511. El: Red to Argyle www.bigchicks.com ROSCOE’S TAVERN & CAFE A post-collegiate gay crowd hangs at this relaxed Boys Town bar. Music videos play on TVs in the front bar, there’s also a roomy back dance f loor with DJ and a seasonal sidewalk cafe. M-F 5 pm-2 am, Sa noon-3 am, Su noon-2 am. No cover. 3356 N. Halsted St., 773.281.3355. www.roscoes.com Live Music METRO/SMARTBAR This two-in-one club features Smart Bar in the basement, a DJ-driven progressiv­e space for dancing. The 1,100-capacity Metro features live concerts from up-and-coming and establishe­d touring bands. Smart Bar open Th-F, Su 10 pm-4 am; Sa till 5 am. Hours vary for shows. 3730 N. Clark St., 773.549.4140. El: Red to Addison www. metrochica­go.com REGGIE’S ROCK CLUB This South Loop music venue plays host to a variety of onthe-rise rock, punk, indie pop artists and more. Great food available. Open daily and latenight for show days. 2105 S. State St, 312.949.0120. www. reggiesliv­e.com THALIA HALL This historic landmark modeled after a Prague opera house plays host to a wide range of musical styles and sometime comics. Two full bars serve beer and liquor. Head to the attached Founded in 1954, the Lyric is a world-renowned opera company, celebrated for its artistic excellence. It consistent­ly showcases the f inest performers in less-familiar and world-premiere operatic production­s. 20 N.Wacker Dr., 312.827.5600. www.lyricopera.org Theater CHICAGO SHAKESPEAR­E THEATER This vibrant theater presents Shakespear­e production­s, as well as others, including world premieres and children’s shows. Discounted parking at Navy Pier garages is guaranteed for ticket holders. Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Ave., 312.595.5600. Bus: 29, 65, 66, 124 to Navy Pier www.chicagosha­kes.com GOODMAN THEATRE Located within the Loop Theater District, this theater company was founded in 1925 and features top-notch production­s that range from full-scale musicals to searing dramas to one-woman shows. 170 N. Dearborn St., 312.443.3800. El: Loop to State/ Lake; Red to Lake www.goodmanthe­atre.org

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