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Here at the Belmont Theater District, we want to help you navigate the hundreds of shows on offer in the BTD on any given day. Whether it is theater in Chicago, improv in Chicago, comedy in Chicago, our What’s Playing Now page can help you pick a Date, sort by Type of Theater… and Voila! You have a listing of all the shows offered by our Partner Theaters on that date. Pick a show — maybe by a theater company you’ve never heard of — and enjoy.

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Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Blue Man Group @ Briar Street Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
BRIAR STREET THEATRE Remember that time when you were little and one of your imaginary friends took your hand and led you into a world that looked like yours only brighter? No? Me neither. That’s…
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
House Party @ CSz Theater Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
House Party See the next generation of improvisation with House Party; a fun, inventive and entertaining game-based improv show! See three talented House Teams of up-and-coming improv comedians showcase a variety of scenes, songs and…
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Striking Out @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Striking Out PREVIEWS SEPTEMBER 10TH AND 17TH A two act musical about the first straight baseball player in a world where all professional athletes are gay. The Chicago Otters are in trouble. Their star player…
Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:05 pm
Monster Club @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Monster Club This all new play tells the story of Mary Shelley, a 5th Grader who is Spooky, Weird, Creative, and Smart. Mary being Mary has gotten herself in trouble and has landed in detention.…
Oct 22 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Hanks/Hill Gruesome Twosome @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Hanks/Hill Gruesome Twosome Hanks Hill: Gruesome Twosome is a high energy sketch show that rips you out of the current terrifying reality and throws you into a somehow even more terrifying reality: A man deals…
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Blue Man Group @ Briar Street Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Remember that time when you were little and one of your imaginary friends took your hand and led you into a world that looked like yours only brighter? No? Me neither. That’s what Blue Man…
Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Blue Man Group @ Briar Street Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
BRIAR STREET THEATRE Remember that time when you were little and one of your imaginary friends took your hand and led you into a world that looked like yours only brighter? No? Me neither. That’s…
Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mommy Made Me GAY @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Mommy Made Me GAY Self proclaimed glamour slut Parker Callahan clashes with his REAL LIVE MOTHER (played by Ryan Livingston) over the men and moments that influenced his “hysterical” gay sensibilities. Bursting at the seams…
Oct 23 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Matt Damon Improv @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Matt Damon Improv The cast of Matt Damon Improv is comprised of all women of color “slaying improv comedy,” sometimes featuring a special guest white male(Matt Damon) or female (Lena Dunham) improv comedy veteran who…
Oct 23 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Student Jam @ The Annoyance Theatre and Bar  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Student Jam A night for Annoyance students to JAM!
Oct 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:10 pm
Cheesehouse of Horror @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Cheesehouse of Horror Cheese House of Horror is a play in three acts featuring quaint tales of terror about the scariest state in the union: Wisconsin. For your own safety, the less you know about…
Private Dicks: The Improvised Noir Musical @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Private Dicks: The Improvised Noir Musical (To be read in a 40s detective voice) In a city of 1,000 shows, why would you spend your hard earned bucks on a noir musical that has yet…
Oct 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Unrealistic Expectations @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Unrealistic Expectations Unrealistic Expectations is the best sketch show you’ll ever see. Where characters try to meet the lofty goals society requires for success. From topical to shockable and everything in between. We’ve got something…
Oct 24 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Chuckle F*ckers @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Chuckle F*ckers Improv, sketch, music, stand-up, and everything in between. Come be entertained by Annoyance groups that perform new, original and experimental material! New acts every four weeks.
Oct 24 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Super Human @ The Annoyance Theatre and Bar  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Super Human These Humans are SUPER FUNNY! Come watch this group of seasoned pros take the stage for a night of extreme comedy.
Oct 25 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Queerly Beloved @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Queerly Beloved Written by a spectrum-spanning all-queer-identifying cast of first-time Rioters, Queerly Beloved explores the notion of identity and what it means to be LGBTQ in today’s world. This revue prides itself on its ability…
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Shade @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Shade Shade is a stellar improv ensemble directed by TJ Jagodowski! Come and see these folks improvise and make you laugh all night long!
Oct 25 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Huggable Riot: Panic! at the Honkey Tonk @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Huggable Riot: Panic! at the Honkey Tonk The first all-musical revue from Huggable Riot, “Panic! at the Honky Tonk” is a giant line dance through the hearts and minds of an incredibly intelligent, talented cast.…
Oct 25 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Nuggets (Short Form Improv) @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Nuggets (Short Form Improv) Nuggets is a short form improv show – think Whose Line is it Anyway but updated with a young, diverse cast! Each show features a six-piece of our performers navigating games,…
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Annoyance Presents Improv: Trigger Happy @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
* CHECK OUT THE FREE SHOW, with Special Appearance by creator Mick Napier, at the BTD Month of Theater! * Annoyance Presents Improv: Trigger Happy The show consists of a series of unrelated scenes that…
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Blue Man Group @ Briar Street Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
BLUE MAN GROUP utterly redefines the term “live entertainment” and Should Not Be Missed! Remember that time when you were little and one of your imaginary friends took your hand and led you into a…
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rookie of the Year The Musical @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Rookie of the Year The Musical An independent production. Henry Rowengartner was just your average 12 year old boy growing up in Chicago. That is until an accident gives him an astonishingly powerful pitching arm and…
Oct 26 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Breaking News @ Under The Gun Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Breaking News Under The Gun Theater’s Ensemble will take news articles that you the audience choose and Improvise based on them. You bring the news, we will break it! Featuring: Nicole Zeits, Alison Limke, Josh…
Oct 26 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Fishbowl @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Fishbowl hosted by Sight Unseen features a rotating selection of independent groups to open the show. Then, Annoyance Students will get a chance to enter their ID’s into a fishbowl. 5 students selected will perform…