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Chicago Theaters Downtown
Theatre in Chicago has a long and storied tradition Downtown. Behind Broadway in New York City, Downtown Chicago has perhaps the most eclectic mix of theaters and performances on a nightly basis. In fact, many Chicago shows on the Chicago Downtown theaters map are pulled directly from the Broadway stages, and several future Broadway hits begin their previews in Chicago theaters Downtown. Also, Chicago's reputation as a the breeding ground for the best Improv comedians in the country attracts some of the funniest young talent in America, and Chicago Improv theaters Downtown offer affordable and hilarious fun for Chicago tourists.
Chicago theaters Downtown also host popular touring musicians, performance artists and high-profile comedians on a regular basis. To get a better idea of the best Chicago shows on the Downtown Chicago theatre map, scroll through our helpful Chicago theater guide below!