Enjoy Chicago’s Performing Arts Theaters at Home

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The world of the stage is exciting to explore. Whether you want to enjoy a concert or play, Chicago’s performing arts theaters offer online fun. Plus, many of the activities are free, and there’s always something new to discover. So get ready to enjoy world-class entertainment without leaving home. The theaters near our apartments in Lombard include:

Chicago Shakespeare 

A regional Tony Award-winning theater, Chicago Shakespeare offers shows all year. They feature musicals, plays, and presentations from around the globe. Known for innovative design, they engage one of the broadest audiences of any American theater. Approximately 225,000 patrons attend shows annually, and visitors can also enjoy unique educational programs. Chicago Shakespeare recently filmed Chicago ShakesFEAR. This 30-minute show explores the “scary, strange, and supernatural in Shakespeare’s canon.”

Lookingglass Theatre Company 

Established in 1998, the Lookingglass Theatre Company has grown to become an American leader. Here, they present new, cutting-edge works. The shows capture the imagination and leave audiences feeling changed. Lookingglass also offers a podcast that’s not to be missed. Join the theater’s artists as they explore art, theater, and the world. The conversations are both silly and serious, and you never know what they’re going to say next.

Goodman Theatre 

Next up is Chicago’s oldest nonprofit theater, Goodman. Here, they gain international attention for their productions. They are also known for diversity in artistic leadership. The directors produce both classic and contemporary works. For virtual fun, the theater is offering Death of a Salesman: 20 Years Later. Two decades after the revival of Death of a Salesman, actors discuss the production and its impact today. 

As you virtually enjoy Chicago’s performing arts theaters, sample some of the best takeout Japanese cuisine in Lombard.┬áIf you would like to call our Lombard apartments home, then please contact our leasing consultants. We’d love to show you everything City View at the Highlands has to offer.

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