Chicago, IL – First-ever Chicago Theater Week planned

If you have been looking for a good excuse to visit Chicago’s beautiful theatres, this may be a good time! The League of Chicago Theatres includes more than 200 theaters ranging from storefront, non-union theaters to major cultural centers with multi-million dollar shows.

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BY Hedy Weiss Theater Critic/ 
December 12, 2012 3:52PM

By any reckoning, EVERY week is “theater week” in Chicago. But now the League of Chicago Theatres, in partnership with, has formally declared the first-ever such event, scheduled for Feb. 12-17, 2013. Designed to encourage residents and visitors alike to attend a live show — even in the dead of winter — the project will feature discounted tickets and added incentives such as talkbacks with artists, drink specials and hotel and restaurant discounts.

More than 100 shows at theaters throughout the city are expected to participate, with each theater offering $15 or $30 tickets during the specified period. Starting Jan. 9, 2013, tickets will be available at a centralized website:


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