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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 – 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 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Top Ten Tuesdays Stand-Up! @ Laugh Factory | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Top Ten Tuesdays Stand-Up! ** FREE FOR ALL STAND UP COMEDIANS! ** Top Ten Tuesdays, a soft-booked comedy open mic & showcase at Laugh Factory Chicago Hosted by Rebecca O’Neal (Laugh Factory, UP Comedy Club,…
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 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 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
IMbM: Improvised Musicals based on Movies @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
IMbM: Improvised Musicals based on Movies Ever wonder what would happen if Rose belted a solo after letting Jack go? Or what the velociraptors would sing during their chase scene in Jurassic Park? We all wish…
Oct 27 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
VAMP: A Music Comedy Drinking Show @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Voted “Best atmosphere for musical improv” in Newcity’s Best of Chicago, VAMP is a twice-weekly showcase of Chicago’s strongest musical comedy talent. Each week cast members and house band The Vampers present a hilarious night…
Oct 28 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dear James Franco @ Under the Gun Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Dear James Franco Featuring letters to or from famous people* Ah, the lost art of writing letters, remember those? Back before text messages and email and snapchat, there were letters–carefully crafted messages, sealed in an…
Oct 28 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
VAMP: A Music Comedy Drinking Show @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Voted “Best atmosphere for musical improv” in Newcity’s Best of Chicago, VAMP is a twice-weekly showcase of Chicago’s strongest musical comedy talent. Each week cast members and house band The Vampers present a hilarious night…
Oct 29 @ 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 31 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Top Ten Tuesdays Stand-Up! @ Laugh Factory | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Top Ten Tuesdays Stand-Up! ** FREE FOR ALL STAND UP COMEDIANS! ** Top Ten Tuesdays, a soft-booked comedy open mic & showcase at Laugh Factory Chicago Hosted by Rebecca O’Neal (Laugh Factory, UP Comedy Club,…
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…
Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Hilary Duff Project @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Hilary Duff Project An independent production Let’s go back, back to the beginning. Back to a time when we were overly obsessed with the lives of our favorite pop icons and Disney Channel stars…
Nov 3 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
VAMP: A Music Comedy Drinking Show @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Voted “Best atmosphere for musical improv” in Newcity’s Best of Chicago, VAMP is a twice-weekly showcase of Chicago’s strongest musical comedy talent. Each week cast members and house band The Vampers present a hilarious night…
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Hilary Duff Project @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Hilary Duff Project An independent production Let’s go back, back to the beginning. Back to a time when we were overly obsessed with the lives of our favorite pop icons and Disney Channel stars…
Nov 4 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dear James Franco @ Under the Gun Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Dear James Franco Featuring letters to or from famous people* Ah, the lost art of writing letters, remember those? Back before text messages and email and snapchat, there were letters–carefully crafted messages, sealed in an…
Nov 4 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
VAMP: A Music Comedy Drinking Show @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Voted “Best atmosphere for musical improv” in Newcity’s Best of Chicago, VAMP is a twice-weekly showcase of Chicago’s strongest musical comedy talent. Each week cast members and house band The Vampers present a hilarious night…
Nov 5 @ 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…
Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Top Ten Tuesdays Stand-Up! @ Laugh Factory | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Top Ten Tuesdays Stand-Up! ** FREE FOR ALL STAND UP COMEDIANS! ** Top Ten Tuesdays, a soft-booked comedy open mic & showcase at Laugh Factory Chicago Hosted by Rebecca O’Neal (Laugh Factory, UP Comedy Club,…
Nov 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Hilary Duff Project @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Hilary Duff Project An independent production Let’s go back, back to the beginning. Back to a time when we were overly obsessed with the lives of our favorite pop icons and Disney Channel stars…
Nov 10 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
VAMP: A Music Comedy Drinking Show @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Voted “Best atmosphere for musical improv” in Newcity’s Best of Chicago, VAMP is a twice-weekly showcase of Chicago’s strongest musical comedy talent. Each week cast members and house band The Vampers present a hilarious night…
Nov 11 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Hilary Duff Project @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Hilary Duff Project An independent production Let’s go back, back to the beginning. Back to a time when we were overly obsessed with the lives of our favorite pop icons and Disney Channel stars…
Nov 11 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dear James Franco @ Under the Gun Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Dear James Franco Featuring letters to or from famous people* Ah, the lost art of writing letters, remember those? Back before text messages and email and snapchat, there were letters–carefully crafted messages, sealed in an…
Nov 11 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
VAMP: A Music Comedy Drinking Show @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Voted “Best atmosphere for musical improv” in Newcity’s Best of Chicago, VAMP is a twice-weekly showcase of Chicago’s strongest musical comedy talent. Each week cast members and house band The Vampers present a hilarious night…
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reddyk & Krupp: On Brand! @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Reddyk & Krupp: On Brand! An independent production Musical writing duo Ethan and Dave try to stay relevant by asking friends to perform some things they’re working on. ​LIKE Reddyk & Krupp on Facebook Sunday…
Nov 12 @ 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…
Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Top Ten Tuesdays Stand-Up! @ Laugh Factory | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Top Ten Tuesdays Stand-Up! ** FREE FOR ALL STAND UP COMEDIANS! ** Top Ten Tuesdays, a soft-booked comedy open mic & showcase at Laugh Factory Chicago Hosted by Rebecca O’Neal (Laugh Factory, UP Comedy Club,…
Yippee Ki-Yay Merry Christmas: A DIE HARD Christmas Musical @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Yippee Ki-Yay Merry Christmas: A DIE HARD Christmas Musical ​In this hilarious musical parody of the holiday classic Die Hard, audiences are invited to the annual Nakatomi Christmas Eve Party on the 30th floor of…
Nov 17 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
VAMP: A Music Comedy Drinking Show @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Voted “Best atmosphere for musical improv” in Newcity’s Best of Chicago, VAMP is a twice-weekly showcase of Chicago’s strongest musical comedy talent. Each week cast members and house band The Vampers present a hilarious night…
Yippee Ki-Yay Merry Christmas: A DIE HARD Christmas Musical @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Yippee Ki-Yay Merry Christmas: A DIE HARD Christmas Musical ​In this hilarious musical parody of the holiday classic Die Hard, audiences are invited to the annual Nakatomi Christmas Eve Party on the 30th floor of…
Nov 18 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dear James Franco @ Under the Gun Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Dear James Franco Featuring letters to or from famous people* Ah, the lost art of writing letters, remember those? Back before text messages and email and snapchat, there were letters–carefully crafted messages, sealed in an…