Lincoln Park Weekend Guide November 16 – 19

Posted on November 15, 2017.

Lincoln Park is famous for being a world renowned theater hub. Check our weekend guide for the best plays and shows presented in our neighborhood theaters!

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Lincoln Park Theatre

Fun Home @ Victory Gardens
This weekend is your last chance to see Fun Home! Experience one of Broadway’s most original musicals and winner of 5 Tony Awards, Fun Home, inspired by Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir.

Friday, November 17
7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 18
3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 19
3:00 p.m.
The Biograph Theatre
2433 N Lincoln
Tickets available here.

Teatro Vista: Fade @ Victory Gardens
Victory Gardens new play is a witty behind-the-scenes drama written by Tanya Saracho, directed by Sandra Marquez. According to Chicago Tribune this play “lands that sweet spot between comedy and drama.”

Now through December 23
Fridays 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays
3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sundays 3:00 p.m.
The Biograph Theatre
2433 N Lincoln
Tickets available here.

Burf of a Nation @ Greenhouse Theatre Center
This weekend is your last chance to see this intriguing play about a southern farmer enraged by the current political climate. Covfefe Lamont Jenkins is a man who makes his opinions known via Twitter which leads to him being directly responsible for his beef with the POTUS.

Through November 19
Thursday through Saturday
8:30 p.m.
Sunday 3:00 p.m.
Downstairs Studio @ Greenhouse Theatre
2257 N. Lincoln
Tickets here.

Barney The Elf @ Greenhouse Theatre
Barney The Elf brings pop-infused musical numbers galore and plenty of queer holiday cheer to Lincoln Park for the third year in a row! The 2017 production welcomes the return of Chicago drag sensation Dixie Lynn Cartwright.

Opens Saturday, November 18
Thursdays through Saturdays 8:00 p.m.
Sundays 3:00 p.m.
Downstairs MainStage @ Greenhouse Theatre
2257 N. Lincoln

Lucky Plush Productions: Rooming House @ Steppenwolf
A unique hybrid of high-level dance and theater, Lucky Plush’s work is recognized for its layered choreography, nuanced dialogue, surprising humor, and socially relevant content. Playful and personal, Rooming House looks at how we tell and retell stories to excavate and create a semblance of truth.  

Through November 18
8:00 p.m.
Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted
Remaining tickets available at the box office one hour before the show.

The Minutes @ Steppenwolf
In The Minutes, Tracy Letts’s scathing new comedy about small-town politics and real-world power, the writer who brought you August: Osage County exposes the ugliness behind some of our most closely-held American narratives while asking each of us what we would do to keep from becoming history’s losers.

Through November 31
Tuesday through Friday
7:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday
3:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Downstairs Theatre @ Steppenwolf
1650 N. Halsted

Bob: A Life In Five Acts @ Apollo Theatre
It’s the last weekend to see this dark comedy. The ensuing rags to riches to fame to fall to legacy to the love of living life tale follows Bob on an epic journey in just five acts. A play that explores American Mythology and how hard it is to figure out what will make one happy.

Sunday, November 19
7:30 p.m.
Apollo Studio Theatre
2540 N. Lincoln

Emerald City Holiday Gala
Join Emerald City Theatre at their annual Holiday Gala. Enjoy a special performance of Ken Ludwig’s ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas at Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, followed by a family-friendly gala lunch reception with Santa and his Elves at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago.

Sunday, November 19
10:00 a.m.
Broadway Playhouse @ Water Tower Place
175 E. Chestnut
Lunch Reception @ Ritz Carlton Chicago
160 E. Pearson
Tickets available here.


Lincoln Park Music

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe: Eat A Bunch Of Peaches @ Park West
Friday, November 17
9:00 p.m.
Park West
322 W. Armitage

Overcoats with Moonrise Nation @ Lincoln Hall
Overcoats is the New York-based female duo. Their debut album captures a sound rich in minimalism and melody. Songs of connection and tension on the depths of love and challenges of family.

Friday, November 17
9:00 p.m.
Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln

Ronstadt Brothers @ Old Town School Of Folk Music
Representing five generations of music in North America, Ronstadt Brothers continues the family’s musical traditions. Multi-instrumentalists and solo performers in their own right, they present an exciting repertoire that preserves the traditional Southwestern and Mexican songs of their heritage while offering innovative original material.

Saturday, November 18
8:00 p.m.
The Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall
4545 N. Lincoln

Circuit Des Yeux with Ka Bird @ Lincoln Hall
Circuit des Yeux is an ardent collaborator, numbering Glenn Branca and Lee Renaldo among her fellow performers.She has received enervated and affirmative commentary from the New York Times, Chicago Reader, Pitchfork and The Wire, among many others.

Saturday, November 18
9:00 p.m.
2424 N. Lincoln

Son Little with Jade Bird @ Lincoln Hall
Son Little, the singer and songwriter is the easygoing musical alchemist of our time. He is a conjurer, and much like those of his heroes Stevie Wonder and Jimi Hendrix, his songs are deconstructions of the diaspora of American R & B.

Sunday, November 19
8:30 p.m.
Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln


Lincoln Park Athletics

Maggie Dixon Classic First Round: DePaul Women Basketball vs. Delaware State @ Wintrust Arena
Friday, November 17
4:00 p.m.
Wintrust Arena
200 E. Cermak

DePaul Volleyball vs Marquette University @ Wintrust Arena
Saturday, November 18
1:00 p.m.
Wintrust Arena
200 E. Cermak

Maggie Dixon Classic Second Round: DePaul Women Basketball vs. Ole Miss St. Louis @ Wintrust Arena
Saturday, November 18
4:00 p.m.
Wintrust Arena
200 E. Cermak

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