See What's Coming to the Stages of Broadway in Chicago

Comedy, jazz clubs, fine dining and towering skyscrapers, plus a Midwestern style that's all its own — when you travel to Chicago, you're charmed by a wholly unique destination. And now when you take the train there you can enjoy one of its biggest attractions — Broadway In Chicago. Best known for attracting pre-Broadway productions, Broadway In Chicago lights up the Theater District with a full range of entertainment. Plan your trip today to see an upcoming show:

Hamilton: An American Musical

Begins September 27, 2016, at the CIBC Theatre (18 W. Monroe)

Hamilton is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation's first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, Hamilton is the story of America then, told by America now.

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Emerald City Theatre presents Ken Ludwig’s ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

November 3 - December 30, 2018, at the Broadway Playhouse

A merry, modern mystery!

Go on a playful polar odyssey with Emily and her best friend Amos the mouse as they search for Santa’s missing Naughty or Nice List. Teamwork, determination and heart save the day in this fantastic, slapstick holiday affair. A returning favorite filled with yuletide swashbuckling, this cheery production is a holiday hit for all ages!

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Get $20 tickets when you use the code AMTRAK!

*Offer valid on November 3- 4, November 10-11, November 21, November 23, December 19, December 24, December 26-30 performances only. Offer ends Sunday, December 30 at 10:00AM. Valid on regular seating level only. Offer not valid on previously purchased tickets or with any other offer. Subject to availability. Restrictions apply.

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Stomp

December 5 – 30 at the Broadway Playhouse

STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. Year after year, audiences worldwide keep coming back for more of this pulse-pounding electrifying show. As the Boston Globe says, “If you haven’t seen STOMP, GO! If you have seen it, take someone and share the pleasure!” STOMP.  See what all the noise is about.

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Fiddler on the Roof

December 18, 2018 – January 6, 2019 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre

Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I and 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. 

The original production won ten Tony Awards, including a special Tony for becoming the longest-running Broadway musical of all time. You’ll be there when the sun rises on this new production, with stunning movement and dance from acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. 

Featuring the Broadway classics “Tradition,” “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life,” FIDDLER ON THE ROOF will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!

Get $20 off a pair of tickets when you use the code AMTRAK.

*Offer valid on Tuesday, Wednesday evening, Thursday and Sunday evening performances through January 2 only. Offer ends Wednesday, January 2 at 7:30pm. Valid on select seating locations only. Offer not valid on previously purchased tickets or with any other offer. Subject to availability. Restrictions apply.

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The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

January 8 - 13 at the Oriental Theatre

This “winning adaptation” (The Hollywood Reporter) of the best-selling novel by Rick Riordan, THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL is “electrifying!” (Newsday). The Greek gods are real, and they’re ruining Percy Jackson’s life. As a son of Poseidon, Percy has newly discovered powers he can’t control, monsters on his trail, and is on an epic quest to find Zeus’s lightning bolt to prevent a war between the gods. Nominated for 3 Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, THE LIGHTNING THIEF is “mesmerizing” and proves “lightning can strike twice!” (TheaterMania).

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Get $20 off a pair of tickets when you use the code AMTRAK.

*Offer valid on Tuesday, Wednesday (matinee + evening) and Thursday performances only. Offer ends Thursday, January 10 at 7:30pm. Valid on select seating locations only. Offer not valid on previously purchased tickets or with any other offer. Subject to availability. Restrictions apply.

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Kinky Boots

January 22 – 27 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre

KINKY BOOTS is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the factory’s future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos. With direction and choreography by two-time Tony® Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and a book by Broadway legend and four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), KINKY BOOTS is the winner of 6 Broadway Tony® Awards including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Choreography.

Take a step in the right direction and discover that sometimes the best way to fit in is to stand out.

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Dear Evan Hansen

February 12 – March 10 at the Nederlander Theatre (24 W. Randolph)

WINNER OF SIX 2017 TONY® AWARDS INCLUDING BEST MUSICAL AND THE 2018 GRAMMY® AWARD FOR BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM.

A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. DEAR EVAN HANSEN has struck a chord with audiences and critics everywhere, including The Washington Post who says DEAR EVAN HANSEN is “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theatre history.” The New York Times calls it “a gut-punching, breathtaking knockout of a musical.” And NBC Nightly News declares the musical “an anthem resonating on Broadway and beyond.”

DEAR EVAN HANSEN features a book by Tony Award winner Steven Levenson, a score by Grammy®, Tony® and Academy Award® winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land, The Greatest Showman), and direction by four-time Tony
Award nominee Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal).

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