Chicagoland Performing Arts Theaters Offer Virtual Fun


The Chicago area is home to some of the best art and culture scenes in the world. Whether you want to watch a virtual performance, listen to a podcast, or get to know local actors, Chicagoland performing arts theaters have plenty to offer online. Here are a few of the theaters you can discover from the comfort of our apartments in Romeoville.

1. Chicago Shakespeare Theatre

A regional Tony Award-winner, the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre is the city’s leading presenter of international work. It offers approximately 650 vibrant performances annually. every show reflects Shakespeare’s “genius for storytelling and musicality of language.” Check out the theatre’s new [email protected] series. The videos available include engaging performances and playlists, and you can even learn to cook Shakespeare-style with chef/actor John Tufts.

2. Steppenwolf Theatre

As one of the country’s premier ensemble theaters, Steppenwolf redefines the landscape of acting and performing. The theater is known for its innovative programming. It has even earned a National Medal of Arts honor as well as twelve Tony Awards. Since late March, Steppenwolf has been offering virtual programming that has reached people worldwide. You can enjoy video recordings, take part in design challenges, and so much more.

3. Lookingglass Theatre Company

Established in 1988, the Lookingglass Theatre has grown to become a leader in new, cutting-edge theatrical works. The unforgettable shows capture audiences’ imaginations, leaving them, “changed, charged, and empowered.” Over a dozen of the theatre’s plays have been produced across the country. Among its notable premieres is David Schwimmer’s adaptation of The Jungle. Lookingglass’ online entertainment includes watch parties as well as selections from past performances.

After virtually exploring the offerings from these Chicagoland performing arts theaters, check out the travel books available at the White Oak Library District. You’ll visit exotic places without leaving home.

If you’re searching for a vibrant place to live, please contact us. We’ll schedule a personalized tour where you can see the amenities and floor plans that our Romeoville apartments have to offer.

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