40 Reasons to Love Chicago

Because where would New York theatre be without us?

Five great plays that opened in Chicago first

LOOKINGGLASS ALICE

adapted by David Catlin
LOOKINGGLASS

“Will, laudably, make some children curiouser and curiouser about fine theater and great literature.”

—Lawrence Van Gelder, The New York Times

$39

Chicago 2005

TICKET

$30

New York 2007

6

WEEKS OPEN

2

OUR TOWN

by Thornton Wilder, directed by David Cromer
THE HYPOCRITES

“Stirs the imagination and the senses!”

—Joe Dziemianowicz, Daily News

$20

Chicago 2008

TICKET

$69

New York 2010

12

WEEKS OPEN

80

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

by Tracy Letts
STEPPENWOLF

“The most exciting new American play Broadway has seen in years.”

—Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

$43

Chicago 2007

TICKET

$99.50

New York 2007

8

WEEKS OPEN

76

THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY

by Kristoffer Diaz
VICTORY GARDENS

“A giddily adrenalized, primary-hued circus.”

—Davis Cote, Time Out New York

$34

Chicago 2009

TICKET

$43

New York 2010

5

WEEKS OPEN

8

A STEADY RAIN

by Keith Huff
CHICAGO DRAMATISTS

“Riveting theater.”

—Variety

$26

Chicago 2007

TICKET

$135

New York 2009

28

WEEKS OPEN

10

 

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