Welcome to the Belmont Theater District!

Chicago’s Largest Theater District

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Use our What’s Playing Now calendar to find the Perfect Show from the 100+ shows playing EVERY WEEK in the BTD! Award-winning, affordable and diverse theater offerings are available in the Belmont Theater District All Year Round.


Keep an eye on BTDChicago.com for special October programming, deals and discounts!




A huge WELCOME to new members of the BTD theater-loving family from last Sunday’s super fun BTD Season Launch Cookout! A fantastic time was had by all – from tasty treats & drinkable drinks to live entertainment from BTD Theaters. If you missed Eclectic’s Disney cabaret, Otherworld’s lightsaber duel, outstanding standup from Laugh Factory – or you just want all the season info and ticket offers from Shattered Globe Theatre, The Playground Theater, and Remy Bumppo … don’t forget that BTDChicago.com is Your Ultimate Guide to Chicago’s Largest Theater District!



OK – so not all of them. And no one has won anything yet. But we are proud as punch that BTD Theaters have received an astonishing and well-deserved 16 EQUITY JEFF AWARD NOMINATIONS! Top marks go to American Blues Theater’s BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY MUSICAL for nominations in Directing, Lead Male Performance, Best Musical, and Best Musical Ensemble. Theater-lovers: You have the rare opportunity to still see this show, which runs until Sep 15th. Get tix here … and get in there!

Huge congrats as well to BTD Theaters TimeLine Theatre Company, Theater Wit, Shattered Globe Theatre Company, and Remy Bumppo Theatre Company for being up for Equity Jeff Awards in performance, set design. sound design, costume design, and projection design. See if your favorite show or theater company gets a mention. And CONGRATS to ALL our fantastic BTD Theaters for their work over the past year, making Chicago neighborhood theater second to NONE!!!!



We loved seeing all you theater fans at the Pride Parade and the Belmont Sheffield Music Fest, where we offer you info about the 100’s of shows on offer every week in the BTD — and hook you up with ticket deals, meet-n-greet w/artists, insider theater info and MORE!

Visit us at the BTD Booth at Lakeview East’s Festival of the Arts, Sat-Sun Sep 8-9 (Broadway, Belmont to School) and Lakeview’s Taco Fest Sat-Sun Sep 15-16 (Southport, Addison to Roscoe).





Next time you are in the Belmont Theater District … LOOK UP! We are beyond excited to see the amazing work of Theater Wit, Shattered Globe Theatre, TimeLine Theatre Co and Annoyance Theatre & Bar representing the 20+ BTD theaters and the amazing wealth and breadth of theater to be found in the BTD. All hail Lakeview East and Lakeview Chambers of Commerce, who made this wonderful promotion possible!








Theater Wit’s “The Antelope Party” by Eric John Meyer, featuring performer Edward Mawere.
Timeline Theatre Company’s “In The Next Room, or the vibrator play” by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Mechelle Moe, 2017, featuring performer Rochelle Therrien. Photo Credit: Lara Goetsch.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar’s “Bite Size Broadway”, featuring performers Jordan Wilson and Evan Mills. Photo Credit: Smart Yeti Creative Agency.
Shattered Globe Theatre’s “The Heavens Are Hung in Black” by James Still. Larry Grimm played Abraham Lincoln. Photo Credit: Joe Martinez.


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