Chicago Broadway Shows 2016

Enjoy the list of the current Chicago Broadway shows, scheduled for 2016! Read below synopsis of the current and upcoming Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals.

Disney's Beauty and the beast

Playing at: Cadillac Palace Theatre

Dates: May 24, 2016 - May 29, 2016

Runtime: 2 hours and 30 minutes with one intermission

Beauty and the Beast has been everyone's favourite musical for many years. This Chicago Broadway show is a mixture of classic love, many unforgettable characters, extravagant costumes and a story that touched the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This story about a young woman, named Belle, that meets a Beast that is trapped in a spell. In order for the spell to end, the Beast must learn to love. 

The SpongeBob Musical

Playing at: Oriental Theatre

Dates: June 7, 2016 - July 3, 2016

The SpongeBob Musical show is even more intriguing than the cartoon itself. Watch as the undersea drama erupts, chaos begins and when it seems that there is nothing good yet to come, the unexpected hero rises and changes everything.

The Sound of music

Playing at: Cadillac Palace Theatre

Dates: June 7, 2016 - June 19, 2016

The Sound of Music Chicago Broadway show is a romantic and spirited story of Maria, who actively tries to become a nun with no sucess. When she is given a job with the von Trapp's Family she is able to open her heart and give kindness to the seven children who had had enough with all of the previous governesses that their father has hired in the last years and do not want to deal with another one.

The book of mormon

Playing at: The PrivateBank Theatre

Dates: June 29, 2016 - August 14, 2016

Runtime: Two hours and 30 minutes with an intermission

The Book of Mormon, a Chicago Broadway show is a story about two missionaries that are sent on a quest to Uganda to try to convert its' citizens into the Mormon religion.

Disney's Newsies

Playing at: Cadillac Palace Theatre

Dates: July 28, 2016 - August 7, 2016

Runtime: Two hours and 30 minutes with an intermission

Disney's Newsies is a musical based on the 1992 film "Newsies". This Chicago Broadway show is about a Newsboys' Strike in 1899, that happened in New York City and how the adolescents lived through it.

Hamilton

Playing at: The PrivateBank Theatre

Dates: Performances Begin - September 27, 2016

Runtime: 2 hours and 55 minutes with one intermission

Hamilton, Chicago is a story about a Caribbean orphan, Alexander Hamilton, who despite all that life put him through went to become a war hero and Washington's right-hand man. Watch this thrilling and breath-taking Chicago Broadway show as Hamilton shapes America.

Fun Home

Playing at: Oriental Theatre

Dates: November 2, 2016 - November 13, 2016

Runtime: 1 hour and 40 minutes with no intermission

Fun Home, is a musical with a story of  Alison Bechdel's family, that focuses a lot on her relationship with her father Bruce, a funeral director.

Finding Neverland

Playing at: Cadillac Palace Theatre

Dates: November 22, 2016 - December 4, 2016

Runtime: 2 hours and 35 minutes with one intermission

This is a well-known story of Peter Pan and his adventures. In this Chicago Broadway show, along with some pixie dust, the journey to Neverland brings the childhood that will last forever.

Disney's Aladdin

Playing at: Cadillac Palace Theatre

Dates: April 11, 2017 - July 2, 2017

Runtime: 2 hours and 30 minutes with one intermission

Aladdin, a Chicago Broadway show, is a thrilling production filled with songs, dance, exceptional costumes and beautiful charaters, where with the help of the lamp and three wishes the possibilties are endless.

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