Theater

Let’s Go Theater Hopping!

From Pippin to Carrie the Musical, there's plenty of great theater happening in August.


For theatergoers, there’s no shortage of wonderful shows to see this August. Whether you hit the big Broadway musicals in the Loop or check out local theater all over the city, you’re sure to be entertained. Buy tickets in advance or visit Hot Tix for last minute, reduced-price tickets.

Pippin: The Tony Award-winning musical about a young prince on a journey to find the meaning of his life opened at the Cadillac Palace July 29 and runs through Aug. 9 so don’t miss out!

Men of Soul at Black Ensemble Theater showcases and celebrates the music of some of the best soul singers like Joe Cocker, Ray Charles, Prince, Tom Jones and Bill Withers.

Grand Concourse: Steppenwolf does it again with another winner. Grand Concourse offers a warm, funny look at people trying to figure out faith and forgiveness in a Bronx soup kitchen.

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