Opening Reception at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Monday, February 27th  ♦  6:00pm - 8:00pm 

Chicago Shakespeare Theater serves as the cultural anchor of historic Navy Pier on downtown Chicago’s lakefront.

During the Opening Reception, there will be hard hat tours of the Chicago Shakespeare Theater's new construction project, The Yard.


PAMC 25th Anniversary Party at Harris Theater
Tuesday, February 28th  ♦  6:30pm - 8:30pm 

The Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance is a 1500-seat state-of-the art performance venue located in Chicago’s Millennium Park. Opened in November 2003, the nonprofit Harris Theater was the first multi-use performance venue built in downtown Chicago since 1929.

Harris Theater serves as a unique national model of collaboration between the philanthropic community and performing arts organizations in music and dance. More than a decade later, the theater features the most diverse offerings of any venue in Chicago, hosting local, national, and internationally renowned artists and ensembles.



The Chicago Shakespeare Theater we would like to extend the opportunity to our PAMC attendees to see some live performances.
Discounted tickets are available for The Book of Joseph and Love's Labor's Lost on Sunday, February 26th.
These tickets will be offered at the group rate and can be purchased by calling the Box Office at (312) 595-5600 and mentioning Promo Code: PAMC17

Other Events Happening in Chicago

Chicago Symphony Orchestra (220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60604)
  1. Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 3:00pm
    KODO: Dadan 2017 - The world’s foremost taiko ensemble Kodo returns to Symphony Center for a thunderous performance that explores the limitless possibilities of traditional Japanese drumming with precision, dexterity and speed. “Superlatives don’t really exist to convey the primal power and bravura beauty of Kodo”
    Tickets=$35 - $80 – depending on available seating
  2. Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 8:00pm
    Civic Orchestra of Chicago - Glière Symphony No. 3 (Ilya Muromets)
    Tickets=no cost; donations to the venue are encouraged – General Admission
  3. Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 8:00pm
    Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
    Tickets=$48-$140 – depending on seating available
Chicago Lyric Opera (Civic Opera Building, 20 N Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606)
  1. Sunday, February 26, 2017 & Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 2:00pm
    Eugene Onegin by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – preformed in Russian with projected English translations
    Performance Running Time: 3 hours 10 minutes with 1 intermission
    Tickets=$20-$350 – depending on seating available
  2. Monday, February 27, 2017 & Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 10:00am
    Backstage Tours
    Tours run about 1-hour
    Tickets=$15 (online & on-site)
  3. Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7:30pm
    Carmen by Georges Bizet – performed in French with projected English translations
    Performance Running Time: 3 hours 15 minutes with 1 intermission
    Tickets=$20-$275 – depending on seating available
  1. Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 8:00pm
    Salonen, John Adams & the Rite of SpringPrelude to the Afternoon of Faun, Scheherazade.2, The Rite of Spring
    Tickets=$30-$150 – depending on seating available
Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611)
  1. Sunday, February 26 – Thursday, March 2, 2017 (closed on Mondays)
    Merce Cunningham: Common Time Exhibit - Merce Cunningham: Common Time is a major retrospective exhibition organized by the Walker Art Center that will appear simultaneously at the Walker and the MCA. The exhibition showcases Cunningham’s multidisciplinary projects, exploring, as Cunningham described, the “underlying principle that music and dance and art could be separate entities independent and interdependent, sharing a common time.”
    Tickets=suggested admission $12
  2. Saturday, February 25 – Sunday, February 26, 2017
    Music for Merce – presented in conjunction with Merce Cunningham: Common Time.
    Running time: 120 minutes
Harris Theater (205 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601)
  1. Friday, February 24, 2017 at 7:30pm
    Some of a Thousand Words – Wendy Whelan, Brian Brooks & Brooklyn Rider: Described as “luminous” and a “tour de force” in the Boston Globe and “instantly intimate” in the Chicago Tribune, the work bears testament to the personal friendship and effervescent artistic chemistry which emerged from this collaboration.
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (50 E Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605)
  1. Saturday, February 25, 2017 & Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 2:00pm & 7:30pm
    Game Changers – Infra, Fool’s Paradise, Year of the Rabbit
    Tickets=$30-$159 – depending on seating available
Chicago Shakespeare (800 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611)
  1. Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 11:00am
    Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet
    Performance Running Time: 75 minutes
  2. Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 3:00pm & 8:00pm (2:00pm on Sunday, February 26th)
    Love’s Labor’s Lost
    Tickets=starting at $48
  3. Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 3:00pm & 8:00pm (2:00pm on Sunday, February 26th)
    The Book of Joseph
    Tickets=starting at $38
PrivateBank Theatre (18 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603)
  1. Sunday, February 26, 2017 – Friday, March 3, 2017 at 2:00pm & 7:30pm
    Hamilton: The Musical
    Tickets=starting at $200
Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace (100 Drury Ln, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181)
  1. Sunday, February 26, 2017 – Friday, March 3, 2017 at 2:00pm & 7:30pm
    Saturday Night Fever
    Tickets=starting at $100
Art Institute Chicago (111 South Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60603)
  1. Sunday, February 26, 2017 – Friday, March 3, 2017
    Provoke: Photography in Japan between Protest and Performance: This exhibition is the first anywhere in the world to provide a thorough history of the Provoke movement and to draw out the many connections between photography, political protest, and performance in postwar Japan

American Theater Company (1909 W. Byron St. Chicago, IL 60603)
  1. Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 8:00pm
    A Ride on the Irish Cream by Erin Markey: A fresh and surprising new musical anchored inside the memory of a Michigan backyard on the bank of the Kawkawlin River, A Ride On The Irish Cream rushes forth from the mind of celebrated cabaret and performance artist Erin Markey.
    Free Admission

Chicago Cultural Center, Dance Studio (78 E. Washington St. Chicago, IL 60602)
  1. Friday, March 3, 2017 at 6:00pm
    minor matter by Ligia Lewis: Berlin-based choreographer Ligia Lewis uses dance, visual arts and the theater to pose questions concerning otherness and empathy in this second installment of a racially-conscious trilogy.

    Free Admission

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