Theater & Shows in Aurora, IL

Chicago Pet Show on Saturday, November 12–Sunday, November 13

Chicago Pet Show

Kane County Fairgrounds

Two days of demonstrations, seminars, and games from pet-friendly retailers and rescue groups, aimed at current and prospective pet owners

$14 $7

"Naughty Little Cabaret" Burlesque, Fridays at 8 p.m. through October 28

Naughty Little Cabaret

Original Mothers

Male and female burlesque performers, including some from RuPaul’s Drag Race, dazzle with acrobatics, teasing, and titillating dance moves

$30 $20

"The Wild Side: A Bad Ass Pole Show" on October 7, November 4, or December 2

The Wild Side: A Bad Ass Pole Show

Original Mothers

Chicago’s sexiest pole dancers dazzle with high-fyling acrobatics and titillating dance moves

$30 $20

"Thrones! The Musical Parody": A Parody of "Game of Thrones" (October 12-October 30)

"Thrones! A Musical Parody"

Apollo Theater

This send up of the HBO phenomenon puts a humorous, musical spin on the world of Westeros, including spoilers all the way through Season 6

$59.75 $18

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

"Joey & Maria's Comedy Italian Wedding"

Mama Luigi's

Southwest Side

$59 $51.75

Groupon Exclusive: Girls Night Out The Show with Meet and Greet on (November 15 or November 17)

Girls Night Out The Show

Multiple Locations

Muscle-bound hunks unleash ripped abs and sexy dance moves in a tantalizing evening of girls’ night out fun; meet and greet included

$45 $30

America's Baking and Sweets Show on Friday, November 11, at 10 a.m.

America's Baking and Sweets Show

Schaumburg Convention Center

My Cupcake Addiction mastermind Elise Strachan headlines a weekend of sweets, classes, and demos

$26 $15

"Junie B.'s Essential Survival Guide to School"

McAninch Arts Center


$12 $8

"We Gotta Bingo" Interactive Lunch or Dinner Comedy at Chicago Theater Works, April 10–November 12

"We Gotta Bingo"

Chicago Theater Works

Audiences play bingo, swig beer, and savor an Italian family-style lunch or dinner in this interactive musical comedy

$64.40 $38

"The Christmas Schooner"

Mercury Theater


$45 $24.25

"HUNKS" The Show Male Revue at Feeling Lucky Lounge on October 27 at 8 p.m.

"Hunks The Show"

Feeling Lucky Lounge

The HUNKS production is an electrifying, high-energy performance showcasing some of the sexiest men alive as they sing, dance, and strip

$24.64 $12

Sugar Brown Burlesque: The Diaries of a Submissive on October 29 or 30 at 8 p.m.

"Sugar Brown Burlesque: The Diaries of a Submissive"

Humility Gallery

Sugar Brown explores her newly submissive side through lusty yet elegant choreography and poetry

$43.19 $20

"Kiss Kiss Cabaret"

Uptown Underground


$27.50 $18

"The Addams Family: A New Musical"

Lund Auditorium


$17 $11.50

LUSH: An Interactive Female Burlesque Show and Drinking Game (October 14, November 11, or December 9)

LUSH – An Interactive Female Burlesque Show & Drinking Game

Original Mothers

Part burlesque, part drinking game, these Friday-night shows feature talented performers and plenty of audience interaction

$30 $20

"How We Got On"

The Den Theatre - Janet Bookspan Theatre

Wicker Park

$32 $20.75

"Are You Still Afraid of the Dark?"

Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

$12 $9

"Girl Found"

The Cornservatory

North Side

$20 $13.75

Ivan Amodei: "Intimate Illusions" on Friday, November 25 or Saturday, November 26

Ivan Amodei

Ritz Carlton

Award-winning magician dazzles with carefully wrought illusions and witty banter, accompanied by a live cellist

$85 $36

Chippendales 2017: Best. Night. Ever. on February 23 at 7 p.m. or 10:30 p.m.

Chippendales 2017: Best. Night. Ever.

House of Blues Chicago

World-famous all-male dancers don cuffs, collars, and little else as they raise temperatures with sultry moves

$47.50 $42.50

$10 For 2 Drop-In Sessions (Reg. $20)



$20 $10

"Starting Over"

Greenhouse Theater Center

Greenhouse Theater Center

$28 $18.25

"Skooby Don't"

Mary's Attic at Hamburger Mary's


$28 $18.25

"DaVinci & Michelangelo – The Titans Experience" (November 5–December 30)

"DaVinci & Michelangelo – The Titans Experience"

Water Tower Place

Interact with DaVinci’s Machines before experiencing a live theatre production comparing DaVinci’s and Michelangelo’s works on-stage

$60 $42

Tommy Gun's Garage Dinner Theater - Friday October 28, 2016 / 7:30pm Dinner (Doors Open at 7:00pm/Show at 8:30pm)

Tommy Gun's Garage Dinner Theater

South Loop

$72 $49.50

Handel's "Messiah" - Sunday December 4, 2016 / 3:00pm

Elmhurst College -- Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel

North Itasca

$10 $7.50

"A Light in the Dark"

Ruth Page Center for the Arts


$39 $16.25

"Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play"

The Public House Theatre


$15 $10.50

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  • Stephanie's Academy Of Dance
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  • Moves Dance Studio
    Amazing North Aurora theater awaits when you buy tickets for any of Moves Dance Studio's shows. For a workout that's fun, try one of Moves Dance Studio's awesome dance classes. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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  • Dancencounter Limited
    Dancencounter Limited's yoga classes are a great way to relax your mind and body after a long day in Geneva. Whether you're looking for a quick snack or a full meal, the restaurant at this studio is sure to dish out something delicious. At this studio, everyone will find something they love — kids included! Beginners and experts alike are invited to practice hot yoga at Dancencounter Limited, but be prepared for an ultimate workout. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Geneva, IL US
  • State Street Dance Studio
    Amazing Geneva theater awaits when you buy tickets for any of State Street Dance Studio's shows. If you've worked up an appetite, no worries! This theater also has a fabulous restaurant. Save money on a sitter — kids are welcome to join in the fun at this theater. At State Street Dance Studio, dancers of all levels can experiment with movement and hone their skills through one of many heart-pumping classes. State Street Dance Studio's customers can make use of nearby parking lots.
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    Geneva, IL US