World-Renowned Singer Andrea Bocelli
at United Center, Chicago

Let Andrea Bocelli take your breath away when he comes to the United Center, and find out why the "Tampa Bay Times" once wrote of the classical crossover artist, "It's not often you can hear a crowd's collective breath being taken away. But it happened, again and again." Whether singing "The Lord's Prayer" for the Pope, as he did in Philadelphia during His Holiness' trip through the States, or entertaining tens of thousands in cities around the globe, Bocelli's preternaturally smooth tenor is a hit with pop and classical audiences alike. Touring on the heels of his recent release "Cinema", which debut in Billboard's Top 10, Bocelli comes to Chicago for what promises to be an unforgettable and romance-filled evening of sensuous music.

Offer Dates: December 6

Full Price: $97.30 - $308.50  |  Our Price: $85 - $197.50


Dickens' Classic "A Christmas Carol" at Goodman Theatre
at Goodman Theatre - The Albert, Chicago

Now a beloved Chicago tradition celebrating its 40th anniversary, The Goodman Theatre ushers in the holiday season with its adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic holiday story "A Christmas Carol". Audiences look forward to the "bah humbugs," the electrifying arrival of the ghosts, the jubilant musical numbers and dancing, and Scrooge's joyful rediscovery of life, love and the Christmas spirit. Goodman's "Carol" continues to lift heats and spirits after four decades more than a million visitors, and the timeless holiday tale promises to be merrier and more magical than ever. The "Daily Herald" says the play is "the crown jewel of the holiday season" -- find out for yourself or relive the magic again.

Offer Dates: November 18, November 30, December 1, December 3, December 6

Full Price: $40 - $84  |  Our Price: $25 - $69


Chinese Lantern Festival "China Lights"
at Boerner Botanical Gardens, Hales Corner

Dragons, glowing pagodas and iridescent pinwheels are coming to Boerner Botanical Gardens. It's all part of "China Lights", a Chinese Lantern Festival that has been bringing stunning illuminated sculptures to select venues around the world. Now it floats into Milwaukie for an after-sundown celebration of Asian life and culture, transforming the 9-acre Gardens into a magical paradise of enchanting illuminated displays. Enjoy a backstage tour of the lanterns and participate in the nightly parade. Or, simply enjoy wandering through the thrilling spectacle, which includes live performances of music, juggling and other arts, as well as the chance to purchase food and merchandise at the marketplace. Admission includes a link to the official festival tour mobile guide (you must have a cell phone), which will provide fascinating insight about the wonders all around you as you stroll. The entertainment ramps up Tuesdays through Sundays.

Offer Dates: October 22

Full Price: $15 - $30  |  Our Price: $7.50 - $15


Arthur Miller's Gritty Masterpiece
at Goodman Theatre - The Albert, Chicago

Hot on the heels of sold-out runs on Broadway and London's West End, this "magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold" ("London Evening Standard") revival of Arthur Miller's passionate drama now makes its way to Chicago. With a story that examines the promises and failures of the American Dream, you'll meet Italian-American immigrant and Brooklyn longshoreman Eddie Carbone -- a man who holds family and honor above all else ... and yet betrays them both, exposing an unspeakable secret. Already a powerful story, with direction from visionary Belgian director Ivo van Hove, "A View From the Bridge" now pulsates with raw energy at Chicago's Goodman Theatre.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 19, October 20, October 21, October 21, October 22

Full Price: $60 - $95  |  Our Price: $25 - $47.50


"Yasmina's Necklace": Acclaimed Iraqi-American Drama
at Goodman Theatre - The Owen, Chicago

Newly arrived in Chicago from her homeland, Iraqi artist Yasmina has hardened herself to the possibility of finding happiness. But when she meets Sam, a fellow Iraqi with his own emotional walls, what had seemed unthinkable becomes tantalizingly real. Chicago's Goodman Theatre presents the cross-cultural drama "Yasmina's Necklace". Chicago-based playwright Rohina Malik and director Ann Filmer reunite for the play's downtown debut, following its critically acclaimed world premiere at 16th Street Theater last year. Don't miss this timely exploration (and winner of the 2016 Jeff Award for Best New Work) of what it means to leave one's homeland behind while not losing your heritage.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 22, October 27

Full Price: $20 - $29  |  Our Price: $10 - $14.50


"Million Dollar Quartet": Rock 'n' Roll Musical
at Paramount Theatre, Aurora

On December 4, 1956, a twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley to Memphis' Sun Records. The rock 'n' roll musical "Million Dollar Quartet" was inspired by this legendary recording session -- the first and only collaboration between these true iconoclasts, each of whom had an undeniable influence on American music. This thrilling, brand new production takes you inside the studio with the four major talents who came together as a red-hot band for one unforgettable night, and features such enduring hits as "Blue Suede Shoes," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Great Balls of Fire" and "Hound Dog." A Chicago theater smash hit that ran for nearly eight years to sold out crowds at the Apollo, the "Chicago Sun-Times" called this new production of "Million Dollar Quartet" at Aurora's Paramount Theatre "A breathtaking display of virtuosity and giddy excitement."

Offer Dates: October 19, October 19, October 20, October 21, October 21, October 22, October 22, October 25, October 25, October 26, October 27, October 28, October 28, October 29, October 29

Full Price: $48 - $62  |  Our Price: $38 - $62


Female Power Shines With Stars & More at the Ultimate Women's Expo
at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont

Some of today's most accomplished female celebrities provide inspiration as keynote speakers at the 2017 Chicago Ultimate Women's Expo. From award-winning singers and actors to authors, designers and health experts, they all share their empowering life stories that everyone can relate to and learn from. There's also lots more fun and inspiration in the form of seminars, beauty treatments, decorating workshops, celebrity-chef demos, boutique shopping opportunities and much more, at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Grab a friend or two and give yourself the gift of an hour or two (or more) at the nation's largest expo dedicated solely to women.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 22

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: COMP


A Modern, Upbeat, International Extravaganza
at Washington Park, Chicago

UniverSoul Circus is a tour de force of circus artistry from around the world. A big-top spectacle of global proportions, the 2017 production of UniverSoul Circus takes fans of all ages on an unforgettable journey of light, sound and soul. Get ready for electrifying, edge-of-your-seat performances, including extreme motorsports, mind-bending acrobatics, back-flipping canines, disco-dancing pachyderms, free-flying aerial acts and much, much more. It's hailed as the most interactive circus in the world, and now you can catch UniverSoul Circus when it raises its Big Top at Chicago's Washington Park.

Offer Dates: October 24, October 25

Full Price: $25 - $29  |  Our Price: $20 - $23


Tribute "Ella & Lena: The Ladies and Their Music"
at Auditorium Theatre, Chicago

It's hard to imagine what jazz would sound like today were it not for the sultry and soulful voices of Lena Horne and Ella Fitzgerald. Both singers' careers spanned more than half a century, during which they left an indelible mark on the music and entertainment industry: Horne as a Hollywood performer, nightclub singer and Civil Rights Movement activist, and Fitzgerald as a solo artist renowned for her collaborations with Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. In celebration of the divas' 100th birthday, vocalist Joan Curto, called "a seasoned interpreter who makes every note count" by the "Chicago Tribune", joins Chicago artists and the City Lights Orchestra for a big-band celebration featuring classics "A-Tisket, A-Tasket," "Oh, Lady Be Good," "Lullaby of Birdland," "The Man I Love," "Stormy Weather" and many more.

Offer Dates: November 17

Full Price: $48 - $56  |  Our Price: $34 - $39


Janet Jackson: "State of the World"
at TaxSlayer, Moline

More than four decades into her career, singer, dancer, songwriter, actress and author Janet Jackson remains as influential an all-around entertainer as ever. One of the best-selling artists in history and the female record holder for most consecutive Top 10 hits, Jackson has a catalog of favorites that includes "The Pleasure Principle," "Control," "Nasty," "All for You," "Again," "Rhythm Nation" and many more. But she's not resting on her laurels: her latest album, 2015's "Unbreakable", became her seventh to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. See this living legend when she comes to Moline's TaxSlayer Center on her "State of the World Tour".

Offer Dates: October 25

Full Price: $36.60 - $134.65  |  Our Price: $15 - $50


Auditorium Theatre's "A Golden Celebration of Dance"
at Auditorium Theatre, Chicago

Wrigley Field may keep the sports fans cheering and Giordano's may keep the tourists's Instagram feeds well fed, but there's arguably no Chicago landmark more iconic -- and more awe-inspiring -- than the Auditorium Theatre. President Benjamin Harrison attended the Auditorium Theatre's grand opening in 1889, and since then everyone from John Phillip Sousa to Jimi Hendrix have performed on its gorgeous stage. (Heck, there was even a time when baseball games were played inside the theater!) Now Auditorium Theatre is commemorating the golden anniversary of its 1967 grand reopening with a one-night-only celebration honoring the theater's legendary dance history, with a mixed repertory program showcasing performers from the greatest dance companies in the world. Take in a piece of Chicago's past as you celebrate the city's future with an evening of dance featuring members of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Dutch National Ballet, Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg, The Joffrey Ballet and beyond.

Offer Dates: November 12

Full Price: $59 - $79  |  Our Price: $47 - $63


Political Refugees Seek Escape in Modern Opera
at Studebaker Theater, Chicago

An electrifying modern opera, "The Consul" has been hailed by "The New York Times" as "an opera of eloquence, momentousness, and intensity of expression ... written from the heart." Playing at Chicago's Studebaker Theater, the Pulitzer Prize-winning piece follows political refugees Magda Sorel (played by the Grammy-winning Patricia Racette) and her ailing family as they desperately seek a way out with an absent consul.

Offer Dates: November 4, November 10, November 12

Full Price: $65  |  Our Price: $32.50


"Champions of Magic" -- Five Master Illusionists
at Genesee Theatre, Waukegan

Coming off their hit season in London's West End, "Champions Of Magic" features Britain's top illusionists performing their greatest tricks and stunts. You'll witness mind-blowing disappearances, levitation, teleportation and a heart-stopping finale! This full-scale production uses lighting and pyrotechnics that rival any theatrical performance! It's a stunning presentation of mystery and magic. Described by the British Press as "a spectacular family show" and "slick, clever, funny and amazing," "Champions Of Magic" has been seen by thousands across the UK, around the world and on TV, including the CW's "Penn & Teller: Fool Us," CNN's "A Quest For Magic" and NBC's "Caught On Camera With Nick Cannon."Be sure to see Britain's largest touring magic show at Waukegan's Genesee Theatre before they pack up and return to the UK!

Offer Dates: October 26, October 26

Full Price: $30  |  Our Price: COMP - $15


Jeffrey Osborne ("On the Wings of Love")
at Genesee Theatre, Waukegan

Grammy-nominated R&B hitmaker Jeffrey Osborne kicked off his career more than 40 years ago as the lead singer for the funk-soul group L.T.D., which had a smash with "Back in Love Again." His 1982 self-titled debut album, with its hit single "On the Wings of Love," launched a successful solo career, which includes five gold and platinum albums, collaborations with Dionne Warwick ("Love Power") and such beloved pop singles as "You Should Be Mine," "Don't Stop" and "Stay With Me Tonight." He's continued to record and tour ever since, bringing his smooth stage charisma and soaring vocal range to venues around the world, including this latest stop at The Genesee in Waukegan. He'll be joined by sax star Mindi Abair, who's produced several No. 1 contemporary jazz albums and toured with Aerosmith. Chicago singer-songwriter Nicholas Barron opens.

Offer Dates: November 17, November 17

Full Price: $39.50 - $49.50  |  Our Price: COMP - $24.75


Joffrey Ballet Premieres "Giselle"
at Auditorium Theatre, Chicago

The crown jewel of Romance-period Russian ballets, "Giselle" spins the tragic story of a beautiful young peasant girl who falls for the flirtations of the deceitful nobleman Albrecht. When it's revealed that he is betrothed to another, the fragile Giselle dies of heartbreak. Once in the netherworld, however, she finds herself enlisted into a ghostly army of maidens who haunt the forests, dancing to death any male mortal who crosses their path. When her beloved wanders into their grasp to face the otherworldly consequences of his careless seduction, Giselle carries out the ultimate act of love to free him from his fate. Chicago's famed Joffrey Ballet brings this ethereal, haunting and tender masterpiece to the stage of Auditorium Theatre in a production that will leave you breathless.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 20, October 21, October 21, October 22, October 26, October 27, October 28, October 28, October 29

Full Price: $86 - $166  |  Our Price: $61 - $116


Unwind With a Tuesday Night Happy Hour Cruise
at Anita Dee II Yacht at DuSable Harbor, Chicago

Work week got you down already? Take a break with a Tuesday night happy-hour cruise aboard the lovely Anita Dee II yacht. Enjoy dancing to a live DJ and the fully-stocked cash bars on the yacht's two interior decks. And you can soak up unparalleled views of Chicago's world-famous skyline through the panoramic windows or outdoors on the observation deck. This fun, leisurely 2.5-hour sail around Lake Michigan is a great way to unwind, kick back and mingle with old friends and new.

Offer Dates: October 24

Full Price: $25  |  Our Price: $7 - $12.50


Tchaikovsky's Classic Holiday Ballet "The Nutcracker", From Ballet Legere
at Lund Auditorium, River Forest

You can't get into the spirit of the season without seeing Tchaikovsky's immortal ballet on the stage. A timeless holiday tale filled with enchanted toys, mischievous mice and sugar plum fairies, "The Nutcracker" has captured the hearts of generations of children and adults. Get swept up in the fantastical story of Clara, who dreams that her toy nutcracker comes to life and takes her on an adventure to the Land of Sweets. Together they battle the evil Mouse King and dance with the Sugar Plum Fairy. Featuring guest artists from the Boston Ballet, and Joseph Caruana and Megan Walsh from Elements Contemporary Ballet in Chicago, this 32nd annual Ballet Legere production from the Dominican University Performing Arts comes to the Lund Auditorium in River Forest.

Offer Dates: December 9

Full Price: $22 - $32  |  Our Price: $11 - $16


David Sedaris: Best-Selling Author & NPR Humorist
at Auditorium Theatre, Chicago

Even if you've read all of David Sedaris' best-selling books, heard every segment he's performed on "This American Life", and caught all of his appearances on "The Late Show" and "The Tonight Show", prepare to be delightfully surprised by what Sedaris will read when he arrives at the Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University. Perhaps the most beloved humorist of his generation, Sedaris has sold more than seven million books, which include such comedic classics as "Naked", "Me Talk Pretty One Day", "Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim" and his latest, "Theft by Finding", a collection of his favorite diary entries over four decades. Now this master of satire -- whom "Salon" called "the prime candidate for funniest writer alive" -- comes to Chicago for a night full of incisive social critiques and his trademark sardonic wit.

Offer Dates: November 1

Full Price: $67 - $72  |  Our Price: $33 - $43.50


"Into the Woods": Sondheim's Musical Fairy Tale Mashup
at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, Arlington Heights

A fresh, sophisticated spin on Brothers Grimm fairy tales, "Into the Woods" interweaves several classic fairy tales into one epic story that shows what happens when magic becomes strikingly real. Unable to bear children, a baker and his wife complete a number of tasks for a witch who promises to grant their wish if they're successful. During their journey, they encounter Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk. All the storybook characters discover that wishes often come with a steep price, and things don't always end happily ever after. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, the original Broadway run won critical praise and numerous awards and the cast recording took home a Grammy. Come see this production when it enchants and astounds at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 21, October 21, October 22, October 26, October 27, October 28, October 28, October 29, November 2, November 3, November 4, November 4

Full Price: $40  |  Our Price: $20


"Romeo & Juliet": Timeless Romance
at Lund Auditorium, River Forest

Stars cross, swords clash and hearts break in the greatest love story the world has ever known. Arguably the most famous play ever written, Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet" is the truly timeless tale of two young lovers, kept apart by their feuding families, whose romance ends in unthinkable tragedy. Not only has the Bard's play been popular since the beginning, it's been made and remade into countless works of art over the last four centuries, from ballets and operas (47 of them at last count) to major film releases and even a legendary musical ("West Side Story") -- all a testament to Shakespeare's brilliant storytelling. Experience the original at Dominican University's Lund Auditorium in Chicago.

Offer Dates: November 3, November 4, November 5, November 10, November 11, November 12

Full Price: $17  |  Our Price: COMP - $8.50


Joe's Live: National and Local Acts, Plus Great BBQ
at Joe's Live & Bub City, Rosemont

From honky-tonk country to yacht rock, Joe's Live in Rosemont has a band for every fan of a good time. National and local artists bring the best of rock, hip-hop and acoustic country to the stage, and there's also a full bar and great grub to be had, especially with Bub City barbecue right next door. You wouldn't want to get all entertained on an empty stomach, now would you?

Offer Dates: November 11, December 16

Full Price: $8 - $10  |  Our Price: COMP - $5


"Chicago's Best Stand-Up" at the Laugh Factory
at Laugh Factory Chicago, Chicago

Head over to the world-famous Laugh Factory and see what makes Chicago the funniest city on the planet. Located in the heart of the new Belmont Theater District just minutes from downtown, the Laugh Factory is renowned for attracting high-caliber stand-up talent, including up-and-coming comics and big-name stars from TV and film. For its recurring "Chicago's Best Stand-Up" show, the club pulls together an ever-changing and original lineup of comedy titans, representing the best the Windy City has to offer.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 19, October 20, October 20, October 21, October 23, October 24, October 24, October 25, October 26, October 27, October 27, October 28, October 28, October 28, October 29, October 29, October 31, October 31

Full Price: $10 - $20  |  Our Price: COMP


Halloween Corn Maze, Zombie Ride & More
at Siegel's Cottonwood Farm, Lockport

Siegel's Cottonwood Farm Pumpkin Festival is your family's one-stop shop for everything that is awesome about the Halloween season. To start, the annual event's famous 15-acre corn maze -- designed this year in a pattern that celebrates the Chicago Cubs -- has been called one of the top 10 of its kind in the country by TravelChannel.com. Then there's the massive U-Pick Pumpkin Field, accessible by hayride, where you get to select and purchase the perfect future jack-o-lantern. Older kids and grown-ups in your party will have a literal blast on the Sniper Zombie Paintball Ride, where they will fire away at the living dead from the back of a Real 5 Ton Army Troop Carrier Truck. And these three coveted experiences are only the beginning -- more than 30 additional attractions await, including the towering Mia & Miley's Mountain Slide, Bubba Duck's Waddle Races, Fly'n Farmer's Ziplines and many more. There are farm animals to be petted, plenty of fresh food to be eaten, and tons of fun to be had at Siegel's Cottonwood Farm Pumpkin Festival in Lockport.

Offer Dates: October 31

Full Price: $15 - $30  |  Our Price: $15 - $30


Heroism in the Sky: "United Flight 232"
at Chopin Theatre Mainstage, Chicago

On July 19, 1989, a DC-10 heading for O'Hare carrying nearly 300 passengers and crew members suffers a catastrophic engine failure -- and is paralyzed mid-air. For 44 terrifying minutes, the aircraft makes its emergency descent, ultimately crash-landing at Sioux Gateway Airport in Iowa. To the astonishment of all who witnessed the event, 184 passengers and crew survived this harrowing ordeal. A powerful drama that explores real-life heroism and celebrates human ingenuity in the face of overwhelming challenges, "United Flight 232" returns to the stage of Chicago's Chopin Theatre Mainstage.

Offer Dates: October 18

Full Price: n/a  |  Our Price: Sold Out


"The Civility of Albert Cashier": Original Musical Explores a Secret Life
at Stage 773, Chicago

Based on the true story of a Civil War soldier with a secret, "The Civility of Albert Cashier" is a musical set between the years of 1862 and 1915. As its story unfolds, detailing a life spent fighting in more than 40 engagements during the Civil War, the show follows Cashier through retirement and the onset of dementia -- when it's discovered that Albert was actually born Jennifer Hodgers. The musical's tale follows the ensuing uproar in the small southern Illinois community that Cashier called home, and where the prosecution for impersonating a soldier unfolded. "The Civility of Albert Cashier" can be experienced at Chicago's Stage 773.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 21

Full Price: $42.50  |  Our Price: $15 - $30.50


SOFA: Contemporary Art & Design Fest
at Navy Pier Festival Hall, Chicago

SOFA CHICAGO, the city's longest-running gallery-presented art fair, is back with cutting-edge creations to browse through and buy. SOFA (Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art and Design) gathers 80 new and returning preeminent art galleries from around the globe all under one roof at Navy Pier's Festival Hall. At this four-day event, you'll see works by both emerging and established artists in all media, including ceramics, wood, glass, fiber, jewelry, metal, design, painting, photography and works on paper.

Offer Dates: November 2, November 2, November 3, November 3, November 4, November 5

Full Price: $20 - $150  |  Our Price: $10 - $75


Oscar Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney's "Choir Boy"
at Raven Theatre East Stage, Chicago

Determined to leave his mark, Pharus dedicates himself to being the best choir leader in his prep school's 50-year history. First he must gain the respect of his peers, but he's an outsider in a world of ritual and tradition. Written by Tarell Alvin McCraney, Academy Award winner for "Moonlight" and a MacArthur Fellowship "Genius Grant" recipient, this coming-of-age drama features soaring spirituals, serving as an exciting commencement to Raven Theatre's 35th anniversary season at Raven Theatre East Stage in Chicago.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 26, October 27, November 2, November 3

Full Price: $46  |  Our Price: $23


Haunted Hotel Bash: Frightful & Fun Halloween Party in Downtown Chicago
at Hard Rock Hotel, Chicago

Chicago's iconic Hard Rock Hotel is the place to be for the hottest Halloween costume party in town. The Haunted Hotel Bash is an unforgettable night of scares and thrills at the heart of the Magnificent Mile, featuring DJs spinning your favorite Top 40, EDM, House and hip-hop tracks. Compete in an epic costume contest with $1,000 in cash and prizes, stop by multiple cash bars and take in the spooky, state-of-the-art décor at this Halloween extravaganza. Tickets include admission to a pre-party the night before and an after-party too, so your entire Halloweekend is set.

Offer Dates: October 28

Full Price: $50  |  Our Price: $10 - $20


The National American Presents: "The Sipping Hour"
at The Public House Theatre, Chicago

If you love programs like "The Moth, This American Life" and "A Prairie Home Companion", but just wish you could be in the room where the stories are being told, look no further than your friendly, neighborhood storefront theater -- aka The Public House Theatre in Chicago. Once a month, The National American Presents "The Sipping Hour", a live collection of stories, sketches and audio delights built around a single theme.

Offer Dates: November 12, December 17

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: $5


"Light Up the Sky": A Comedic Tribute to Theater Life
at Citadel Theatre, Lake Forest

Written by Moss Hart ("You Can't Take It With You, The Man Who Came to Dinner"), "Light Up the Sky" is a comedic homage to the wild world of theater that provides a glimpse at the emotional ups and downs of a creative team from New York opening a new play in Boston. Join this eclectic crew -- which includes a temperamental leading lady, a lowbrow producer, a flamboyant director and a young, unknown playwright -- in their hotel room as they eagerly await opening night. Then stick around to see what happens when their debut doesn't go as well as they had hoped, and they begin to take out their disappointments on each other, in this production at the Citadel Theatre in Lake Forest.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 19, October 20, October 21, October 22, October 26, October 27, October 28, October 29

Full Price: $37.50 - $40  |  Our Price: COMP - $20


Midnight Escapes, Sea Voyages & Other High-Society Hijinks in Romantic Comedy "Sylvester"
at Lifeline Theatre, Chicago

A mismatched couple do everything in their power to avoid each other in the high-society romantic comedy "Sylvester" at Lifeline Theatre. Sylvester, Duke of Salford, is handsome, wealthy and could care less about other people. Phoebe Marlow is a charming and witty independent spirit languishing under the thumb of her overbearing stepmother. Hijinks ensue when these two contrary personalities are thrust together by their meddling families and seek to dodge the arrangement through a giddy array of midnight escapes and frantic sea voyages. Will love find them in the end? Find out as "Sylvester" makes its world premiere in Chicago.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 21, October 21, October 22, October 26, October 27, October 28, October 28, October 29

Full Price: $40  |  Our Price: $15 - $20


"School of Rock": Hit Film Turned Musical
at Cadillac Palace Theatre, Chicago

Still headbanging on Broadway, "School of Rock" is ready to shred at Chicago's Cadillac Palace. This "New York Times" Critics' Pick was adapted from the 2003 film that launched Jack Black as a full-blown star, and just happens to feature 14 new songs from the King of the Musical, none other than Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. All the original tunes from the film are included too, and "Entertainment Weekly" called this stage version "an inspiring jolt of energy, joy and mad skillz" ("Entertainment Weekly"). The show follows Dewey Finn, who was kicked out of his band and is struggling to make ends meet when he finds himself in the most unlikely of jobs -- teaching at a prestigious prep school. When he discovers his students' talent for classical music, he decides to steer them over to rock 'n' roll, turning this class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, mind-blowing, kick-ass band. Awesomeness ensues.

Offer Dates: November 1, November 2, November 2, November 7, November 8, November 8, November 9

Full Price: $55 - $90  |  Our Price: $39 - $75


"Fifty Shades of Men": The Perfect Ladies' Night Out
at Stereo Nightclub, Chicago

Rev up your girls' night out or make your best friend's bachelorette party a night to remember with "Fifty Shades of Men", a male revue catered exclusively for women. You'll spend the evening being tempted by gorgeous hunks when his fun and flirty night of entertainment from Alpha Male Promotions comes to Stereo Nightclub in Chicago. The show combines a perfect blend of music, sexy dance moves and seductive theatrics in a hot, high-energy performance you and your girls will talk -- and dream -- about for weeks.

Offer Dates: December 8

Full Price: $25 - $30  |  Our Price: COMP - $15


Rock Musical "A Night With Janis Joplin"
at Rosemont Theatre, Rosemont

"A Night With Janis Joplin" is a blues-rock theatrical event that captures the legendary singer's life and legacy with all of the live intensity of an actual Joplin concert. Powered by show-stopping hits like "Cry Baby," "Piece of My Heart," "Me and Bobby McGee," "Summertime" and "Mercedes Benz," as well as a song Joplin never formally recorded, the show brings Joplin's story to the stage while also saluting some of her famous musical influences, including Bessie Smith, Etta James, Aretha Franklin and Nina Simone. With this special pre-sale offer, you'l be sure to nab tickets to this soulful, no-holds-barred tribute at the Rosemont Theatre.

Offer Dates: November 10

Full Price: $78.88  |  Our Price: $25.80 - $31.75


Panoramic Waterfront Bash at The Haunted Halloween Ball
at Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier, Chicago

Celebrate Halloween weekend in a massive 18,000 square foot space with a panoramic lakefront view. The Haunted Halloween Ball puts you in the beautiful Navy Pier Grand Ballroom in Chicago for a wild night with the official DJ of the Chicago Bulls, DJ Metro. While you listen to favorite Top 40, hip hop, dance and pop tracks, get on the dance floor or hit up one of several cash bars with drinks available for purchase. Whether you come in costume with friends or dressed to the nines looking for someone new, you're sure to have a memorable Hallo-weekend that you'll hope to recreate for years to come.

Offer Dates: October 28

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


The Hypocrites' Modern "Dracula" Brings Spine Chills
at Mercury Theater, Chicago

Just in time for the Halloween season, "Dracula" rises to life. Adapted and directed by Sean Graney, this modern take on the classic tale weaves an engaging story of passion, yearning, cruelty and sacrifice. At turns sexy, funny and scary, "Dracula" will keep you on the edge of your seat as The Hypocrites, one of Chicago's most lauded theater companies, brings it to the Mercury stage. Leave the children at home and brace yourself for a bloody delicious time!

Offer Dates: October 18, October 19, October 20, October 21

Full Price: $45  |  Our Price: $22.50 - $45


Shadow Puppets & Actors in Graphic Novel for Stage
at Chicago Dramatists Theatre, Chicago

In this world premiere, a congressman entices an old friend (and washed-up actor) to portray a superhero in a publicity stunt designed to stop the unjust bulldozing of a public housing complex. They leave the crowd enthralled, but what happens when the character the politician created goes rogue? This graphic novel for the stage employs a seamless blend of live actors and shadow puppets to interrogate the hopes, fears and social forces that push people to yearn for and believe in the possibility of superheroes. Enjoy "The Making of a Modern Folk Hero" at Chicago Dramatists.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 21, October 22, October 26, October 27, October 28, October 29

Full Price: $25  |  Our Price: $12.50


Haunted Halloween Booze Cruise: Plus Pre- and Post-Parties
at Chicago Cruise Events at DuSable Harbor, Chicago

Halloweekend heats up on the water with a costume bash-cum-booze-cruise complete with live DJs spinning the best party music and a pair of on-board cash bars. The yacht also boasts two interior decks and an outdoor observation deck where you can cool off, catch the breeze and check out the crowd in all their Halloween glory. The 7:30pm cruise features fireworks. Plus, with this weekend pass, you'll also receive access to the official pre-party, happening on Friday night at The Mid Chicago, and a post-cruise party at Prysm.

Offer Dates: October 28, October 28

Full Price: n/a  |  Our Price: Sold Out


"Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular": Live Orchestra & Amazing Feats
at Rosemont Theatre, Rosemont

Combining some of the world's greatest circus performers with a live symphony orchestra, "Cirque Musica" transforms its one-of-a-kind show into a winter wonderland spectacular. Set to a program of favorite holiday songs, these veteran performers of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and Cirque du Soleil perform amazing feats of athleticism and grace. Soaring aerialists and acrobats defy gravity while strongmen and jugglers pull off the impossible. If you're looking for something a little different than your typical Christmas show, the "Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular" will get you in the Yultetide spirit while giving you a unique and entertaining experience, at Chicagoland's Rosemont Theatre.

Offer Dates: December 2

Full Price: $79.33  |  Our Price: $49


Suffragettes Star in All-Female "Shrew"
at Chicago Shakespeare Theater - at the Courtyard Theater on the Navy Pier, Chicago

"The Taming of the Shrew" is re-staged, suffragette-style, in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's witty new take on the raucous comedy. "Chicago Stage Standard" hails it as "a hilarious and deeply feminist riff...this is a redeemed "Shrew" to take your daughters to." It's 1919, and as the 19th Amendment is about to become the law of the land, a band of women in Chicago who fought hard for the right to vote come together to produce their own version of the Bard's comedy. With a powerhouse all-female cast, their play-within-a-play offers an eye-opening new look at politics and power, human rights, and true love. With each woman performing two roles, this refreshing version of "The Taming of the Shrew" "ingeniously place[s] Shakespeare's chauvinistic comedy into a female-defining moment in American history" ("The Fourth Walsh"). Catch this innovative adaptation from the company's artistic director Barbara Gaines, with additional dialogue by Second City's Ron West, at the Courtyard Theater on Navy Pier.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 19, October 20, October 21, October 21, October 22, October 24, October 27, October 28, October 28, October 29, October 29

Full Price: $58 - $88  |  Our Price: $40 - $88


Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker"
at Rosemont Theatre, Rosemont

One of the most acclaimed versions of Tchaikovsky's holiday classic, Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker" returns to North America on its 25th anniversary tour. Nearly 40 renowned dancers bring to life the timeless story of young Masha (Clara), who receives the gift of a nutcracker one Christmas and dreams that night of a grand adventure with her Nutcracker Prince. Filled with larger-than-life puppets and nesting dolls, handmade Victorian-style costumes, and sets created by "La La Land" designer Carl Sprague, this perennial favorite is sure to sweep up the whole family in the Christmas spirit. Don't miss Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker" at Chicago's Rosemont Theatre.

Offer Dates: December 3, December 3

Full Price: $68.12 - $109.13  |  Our Price: $30 - $61


Statesville Haunted Prison: Can You Break Out Alive?
at Siegel's Cottonwood Farm, Lockport

The prisoners revolted, the guards fled the gory carnage, and permanent darkness settled over the Statesville Maximum Security Prison. Now the Warden has opened the gates for visitors, and invites you to come have a look around ... if you dare. After you've been processed by the prisoners, it's up to you to find your way through a maze of 23 cells, where you'll come face-to-face with numerous criminals who were too evil to die. Just remember, no one escapes from Statesville Haunted Prison. If you're lucky enough to find your way out of the structure's mighty walls, you then must descend into the burial pit -- the mass graves of past inmates. In the depths of this sordid tomb, the Gatekeeper has risen from the dead and is leading the zombie undead on the march. Will you make it back above ground in time? If you do, and the whole experience has left you a little shell-shocked, a combo pass will let you take your aggression over to the Sniper Zombie Paintball Ride, where you can help control the sheer numbers of zombies before they take over the earth. Don't miss this Halloween experience that Chicago.com rated the No. 1 Haunted House.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 26, October 27, October 28, October 29

Full Price: $40 - $65  |  Our Price: $30 - $55


"The Best of The Second City": New & Classic Sketches at UP Comedy Club
at UP Comedy Club, Chicago

Legendary Chicago comedy company The Second City has produced some of the world's biggest comedy stars in its 50-plus year history, introducing the world to everyone from John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd and Gilda Radner to Mike Myers, Tina Fey and Steve Carell. Now UP Comedy Club presents a wickedly funny show that showcases the company's next generation of talented performers in this best-of comedy show featuring The Second City Touring Company. "The Best of The Second City" draws on more than half a century of comedy history to present classic sketches and songs from all eras of the famed comedy company, along with brand-new material and improvised scenes.

Offer Dates: October 22, October 29, November 5

Full Price: $24  |  Our Price: $12


"The Second City's Fast, Loud & Funny": Sketches & Songs
at UP Comedy Club, Chicago

For more than 50 years The Second City has been synonymous with cutting-edge comedy. Bill Murray, John Belushi, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Bob Odenkirk, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Amy Poehler -- the list of comedy legends that got their start in The Second City goes on and on. Now you can see some of the company's greatest sketches and songs that launched these careers as UP Comedy Club presents "The Second City's Fast, Loud & Funny!". Culled from over a half century of classic comedy shows, "Fast, Loud & Funny!" is sure to be just that. You might even witness the next big comedy star being born.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 21, October 24, October 25, October 28, October 31, November 1, November 4, November 7, November 8, November 11, November 18

Full Price: $26  |  Our Price: $13


"Saints & Sinners" Halloween Party
at Lucky Strike, Chicago

Let the good times really roll this Halloween with a bewitching "Saints & Sinners" party at Chicago's world-famous combination bowling alley-restaurant-lounge, Lucky Strike. This adults-only monster mash is a costume ball of the highest order -- a party primed to offer plenty of thrills with open bowling, a cash bar and all-night dancing to the finest in DJ-spun music. But you don't just get one decked-out decadent bash ... you get "three". There's an official pre-party the night before, as well as an Oct. 29 post-party that rages on until practically the crack of dawn. So, you hardcore Halloween lovers have the chance to flaunt three different costumes all on one epic weekend. All tickets include bowling.

Offer Dates: October 28

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: COMP - $10


"The Magic Parlour": An Evening of Classic Magic
at Palmer House Hilton, Chicago

An evening of classic close-up magic, "The Magic Parlour" features award-winning, third-generation magician Dennis Watkins performing in an intimate suite at the historic Palmer House Hilton. From awe-inspiring magic and mind-reading to sophisticated tomfoolery and more, "The Magic Parlour" combines baffling illusions and lively laughs, astonishing tricks and sophisticated fun to create one of the Windy City's most unique entertainment experiences. "The Magic Parlour" is a production of the award-winning House Theatre of Chicago, of which Watkins is a company member.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 27, October 27, October 28, November 3, November 4, November 10, November 10, November 11, November 11, November 17, November 17, November 24, November 24, November 25, November 25, November 25

Full Price: $79  |  Our Price: $49


Verdi's Tragic, Tuneful "Rigoletto"
at Lyric Opera House, Chicago

Creepy clowns are "It" right now, and there's none creepier, or more tragic, than Giuseppe Verdi's "Rigoletto". The revenge-filled jester at the center of Victor Hugo's drama encourages the lecherous duke he serves to seduce a young woman, resulting in a curse -- and disaster for Rigoletto's own beautiful daughter. This moving masterpiece boasts the famous tune "La donna è mobile," an instant hit that was sung throughout the streets and canals of Venice almost immediately after the opera's 1851 premiere. Check out this new-to-Chicago production, performed in Italian with projected English translations, at the Lyric Opera House.

Offer Dates: October 30

Full Price: $112.50 - $202.50  |  Our Price: $85.50 - $152.50


"Chicago Magic Lounge": Exciting Old-School Illusions
at Uptown Underground, Chicago

You don't have to go far to see close-up magic now that "Chicago Magic Lounge" has come to Uptown Underground. This intriguing show is designed to conjure up the atmosphere of the Windy City's famed old-school magic clubs, where mystery, mysticism and sleight-of-hand ruled the day. You'll enjoy a night full of illusions, with performers everywhere you look, from the bar to your table to the main stage. Plus, the show is constantly changing, so you'll always be treated to a fun, fresh experience.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 21, October 26, October 28, November 2, November 4, November 9, November 11, November 16, November 18, November 25, November 30, December 2, December 7, December 9, December 14, December 16, December 21, December 23, December 28

Full Price: $22.50 - $27.50  |  Our Price: $11.25 - $13.75


"Par for the Corpse": A Homicidal Comedy
at Oil Lamp Theater, Glenview

When a novelist throws a party at her Catskills retreat and a sudden blizzard strands everybody, it isn't long before they discover a killer amongst them. After one of them is poisoned mysteriously, the others try to figure out who did it and how it was done. They're baffled by the seemingly impossible crime untll one guest thinks of a ruse to reveal the killer. Now everyone, even the hostess, is a suspect -- and a number of murky motives emerge during the night's strange events. There are plenty of laughs as the play unfolds, but there are more shrieks of terror than of hilarity -- especially in the surprise-filled final act with its series of convulsive plot twists. See if you can guess the shocker of an ending before it's too late, when Glenview's Oil Lamp Theater presents "Par for the Corpse".

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 22, October 26, October 27, October 29, November 2, November 3, November 5, November 9, November 10, November 12, November 16, November 17, November 19

Full Price: $35  |  Our Price: $17.50


"Kiss Kiss Cabaret": Weekly Comedy, Burlesque, Variety Acts and More
at Uptown Underground, Chicago

The entertainment extravaganza known as "Kiss Kiss Cabaret" combines comedy, burlesque, magic and juggling for an ever-changing, always-fresh weekly variety show. The long-standing Chicago production has moved to a new, state-of-the-art venue -- Uptown Underground. Hosted by funny and bawdy personalities and backed by a red-hot band, the Kiss Kiss Coquettes entertain with their seductive striptease. But each exciting show also features comedians, feats of magic, juggling, acrobatics and plenty of special guests. Plus, you can purchase libations from a fully stocked bar before and during the show.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 21, October 27, October 28, November 11, November 18, November 25, December 1, December 2, December 8, December 9, December 15, December 16, December 22, December 23

Full Price: $22.50 - $27.50  |  Our Price: $11.25 - $13.75


Sparkle & Shine at the International Gem and Jewelry Show
at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont

You're sure to be dazzled by the International Gem and Jewelry Show's unmatched display of gems, jewelry, beads, accessories and minerals. For more than 44 years, the acclaimed bauble fest has traveled to locations across the country with the largest selection of jewelry all under one roof -- and now the show is setting up at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. Expect to find colored gemstones, exquisite fine jewelry, gold and silver earrings, necklaces and bracelets, beads and crystals, ethnic jewelry, classic pearls, vintage estate jewelry, engagement rings and wedding bands, designer watches and one-of-a-kind seasonal pieces. With special show pricing and a huge selection direct from worldwide designers and manufacturers, this event is perfect for gem enthusiasts, jewelry lovers or if you're just looking for unique new accessories at great prices.

Offer Dates: December 8

Full Price: $6  |  Our Price: COMP


"Scrooge and the Ghostly Spirits"
at Citadel Theatre, Lake Forest

This world-premiere holiday musical is based on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol". The family favorite brings all your most cherished characters and themes to life through an original score and the magic of song and dance. Bring the family to Citadel Theatre in Chicago's Lake Forest neighborhood for a show that'll warm your heart and put you in a holiday frame of mind.

Offer Dates: November 15, November 16, November 17, November 18, November 19, November 24, November 25, November 26, November 29, November 30, December 1, December 2, December 3, December 6, December 7, December 8, December 9, December 10, December 14, December 15, December 16, December 17, December 19, December 20, December 21, December 22, December 23

Full Price: $20 - $40  |  Our Price: COMP - $20


Comedy-Thriller & Pulitzer Finalist "Becky Shaw"
at Windy City Playhouse, Chicago

When newlyweds Andrew and Suzanna fix up friend Becky and co-worker Max, they unwittingly light a fuse for an explosion of crises, chaos and comedy. As the plot twists and turns, this Pulitzer Prize finalist explores the debt we owe to strangers who land on our doorstep. Wickedly funny antics ensue in this "blind-date-gone-bad black comedy" ("Entertainment Weekly") from "Law & Order" writer Gina Gionfriddo. Watch romance take a wrong turn at Chicago's Windy City Playhouse.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 19, October 20, October 22, October 25, October 26, October 27, October 29

Full Price: $45 - $55  |  Our Price: $30 - $37.50


Raunchy Stand-Up Comedy Showcase
at Laugh Factory Chicago, Chicago

If you're looking for good, clean fun... you'd better steer clear of "The Nasty Show". Bringing together Chicago's best stand-ups, this showcase entertains with a night of no-holds-barred hilarity, the dirtier, the better. These comics come fully unleashed at Chicago's Laugh Factory and deliver some of the most ground-breaking, shocking, raunchy material you're likely to hear anywhere, live on stage. Forget adorable puns and get ready to strap in for an evening of in-your-face comedy.

Offer Dates: October 21

Full Price: $17  |  Our Price: COMP


Musical Parody of "Shark Tank"
at The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, Chicago

Ever watch the TV show "Shark Tank" and think, "That show would make a great musical!"? Well, your friends at The Annoyance did. A great cast of Annoyance regulars play your favorite sharks Mark, Daymond, Kevin, Lori, Barbara and Robert, along with all kinds of characters and their crazy pitches as they try to land a deal. Come to Chicago's The Annoyance Theatre & Bar with some good ideas, because you just might find that you're pitching, too!

Offer Dates: October 27, November 3, November 10, November 17

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


"Shark Tank: The Musical"
at The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, Chicago

Have you ever watched the TV show "Shark Tank" and found yourself distracted by thoughts about what a fantastic musical it would make? Well, it looks like the people at Annoyance Productions must have been reading your mind, because here comes "Shark Tank: The Musical". A great cast of Annoyance regulars play your favorite sharks -- Mark, Daymond, Kevin, Lori, Barbara and Robert -- along with all kinds of characters trying to land a deal. Come to Chicago's Annoyance Theatre & Bar with some good ideas, because you just might find yourself pitching, too!

Offer Dates: October 20

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


Post-Apocalyptic Parable "Foxfinder"
at Athenaeum Theatre Studio Two, Chicago

In the not so distant future, the economy is failing, food is scarce, and paranoia is in the air. Samuel and Judith Covey live in rural England, maintaining their government-controlled farm - in constant fear of losing it all. After an anonymous tip, William Bloor, a "Foxfinder," arrives to investigate a suspected contamination, threatening to uncover secrets of desire and regret that will change all of their lives forever.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 21, October 22, October 26, October 27, October 28, October 29, November 2, November 3, November 4, November 5

Full Price: $32  |  Our Price: $17


Live Music at Joe's Bar: National & Local Favorites
at Joe's Bar, Chicago

Joe's Bar is known for its country-music bona fides, with concerts by Eric Church, Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley and others, but this warehouse-style venue has also hosted the likes of Salt N Pepa, Run DMC, Rick Springfield, Good Charlotte, Joan Jett and Eddie Money. How's that for range? In addition to national touring artists, you can find local Chicago favorites playing everything from rock to hip-hop to acoustic country, not to mention tribute acts and party bands like the famed Yacht Rock Review. Cap it all off with a full bar and excellent sound system, and you've got one heck of a music venue.

Offer Dates: October 20, November 11, November 15, November 17, November 24, December 8, December 9, December 30, December 31

Full Price: $8 - $10  |  Our Price: COMP - $5


Unscripted Laughs From Second City's Improv All-Stars
at UP Comedy Club, Chicago

Chicago is renowned across the world as the home of great improv comedy. With this show, the Windy City's finest improvisers prove it, as they perform under the direction of the legendary Mick Napier, who's helmed numerous shows for the famed Second City. Called "slick and entertaining" by the "Chicago Tribune", the hour-long show includes plenty of audience interaction, with hilarious and thoroughly original results. The talented cast includes the cream of the crop from the company that birthed the careers of Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert and many more. Plus, no matter how many times you go, it's always a one-of-a-kind evening with fresh laughs.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 23, October 27, October 30, November 3

Full Price: $18 - $24  |  Our Price: $9 - $12


Chicagoland Holiday Artisanal Chocolate & Foods Show
at Bailey Auditorium, Chicago

Whether you're gifting someone or treating yo'self during the holidays, 'tis always the season to devour creamy, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate. The Chicagoland Holiday Chocolate Show is West Loop's finest artisanal cacao fest, with over 40 artisans displaying the tastiest treats. Spend a chilly winter day indoors gifting and eating your way through the massive array of wine, chocolate, spirits and artisanal foods available for an altruistic cause -- all profits go to the Chicago children's charity Holiday Heroes. A charity wine tasting completes this day at the Stephen M. Bailey Auditorium, along with the chance to win a fabulous gift basket raffle.

Offer Dates: November 11

Full Price: $25  |  Our Price: $18.50


"Bewildered": A Musical Parody of the Witchy '60s Comedy
at Stage 773, Chicago

"Bewitched" comes back to life in this lovable reimagining of the hit sitcom, only this time we witness Samantha Stevens' mischievous actions through the eyes of her iconic nosy neighbor Gladys Kravitz. In "Bewildered", Gladys is out to prove, once again, that what she sees with her own eyes is true. She'll finally get her due in this magical musical parody.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 31

Full Price: $36.50  |  Our Price: $19.50


"Peter Pan" Takes Flight on Stage
at Cahn Auditorium, Evanston

Join the boy who never wants to grow up, Peter Pan, along with his pals the Lost Boys and the mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime and try to save the three Darling children -- Wendy, John and Michael -- from the menacing pirate Captain Hook. All it takes is a sprinkling of pixie dust to begin their magical journey across the stars. This beloved family classic includes the songs "I Gotta Crow," "I Won't Grow Up," "I'm Flying" and "Neverland," with a 26-piece orchestra providing live accompaniment. Fly away with the gang at Cahn Auditorium courtesy of Music Theater Works.

Offer Dates: December 23, December 26, December 27, December 29, December 30, December 30, December 31, December 31, January 1

Full Price: $49 - $69  |  Our Price: $24.50 - $34.50


All-Femme Cast Modernizes Shaw's "Saint Joan"
at Greenhouse Theater Center, Chicago

"O God that madest this beautiful earth, when will it be ready to receive Thy saints? How long, O Lord, how long?" This is the question Joan of Arc asks of her male-dominated, class-stratified 15th Century world. Hundreds of years later, a young black woman named Joan is asking the same question of our modern world. In this all-femme re-imagining of George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan", we follow the journey of Joan of Arc as she navigates status, title and class, striving to find those who'll follow her voice. Set in a major television corporation, this 21st century take asks us to examine questions of representation and women's roles in advocacy, especially women of color. This fiery retelling -- featuring 17 femme-identifying artists of diverse backgrounds -- takes its stand at Chicago's Greenhouse Theater Center.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 21, October 21, October 22, October 26, October 27, October 28, October 28, October 29

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $5 - $7.50


Former Elvis Goes From Rock King to Drag Queen
at Northlight Theatre, Skokie

What do you do when your Elvis act gets the axe? With a pregnant wife, a woefully empty bank account and an eviction notice coming his way any minute, Casey is left with no choice but to trade in his signature jumpsuit for sequins and start strutting his stuff around the Florida panhandle as the area's newest drag queen. A music-filled comedy about finding your true voice, this production of "The Legend of Georgia McBride" at the Northlight Theatre in Skokie will have you laughing and rooting for the underdog inside of us all.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 19, October 20, October 21

Full Price: $59 - $66  |  Our Price: $35.40 - $39.60


"Peep Show" Thrills With Naughtiness & Nudity
at The Playground Theater, Chicago

Wanna include a bit of naughtiness in your weekend entertainment? Bim Bam Boom presents "Peepshow" at The Playground Theater in Chicago. Bring your own bottle of whatever libation you prefer, and settle in for a show that titillates the senses with a rotating cast of burlesque beauties, boylesque studs, stand-up comedians, magicians, jugglers and acrobats. "Peep Show" has something to thrill everyone.

Offer Dates: October 21, November 4, December 2, December 16

Full Price: $15 - $27.50  |  Our Price: $10 - $12.50


Dickens' "Hard Times" Meets Circus Arts
at Lookingglass Theatre, Chicago

Smog chokes the Victorian city streets, where a cast of colorful characters' lives intersect in all their heartbreak and happiness. It's the stuff of the well-observed imagination of Charles Dickens -- at once of its time and timeless -- and it comes alive in Lookingglass Theatre Company's production of "Hard Times". But this is no ordinary Dickens adaptation: this production brings a bit of magic to the story of young orphan Sissy Jupe, as her inner life leaps onto the stage in the form of circus performers, bringing a touch of hope to lives of struggle. "Hard Times for These Times" got rave reviews in its previous run, and now it's back to cast its spell again.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 21, October 26, October 28, November 4, November 16

Full Price: $50 - $70  |  Our Price: $30 - $70


Experience Halsey's "Hopeless Fountain Kingdom"
at Allstate Arena, Rosemont

Groove with electro-pop princess Halsey when the "Now or Never" songstress brings her "hopeless fountain kingdom" concert tour to the Chicago area in support of her second full-length album. With a cluster of bangers -- from the Grammy-nominated Chainsmoker collab "Closer" to platinum tracks "New Americana" and "Colors" -- the hitmaker delivers what "Rolling Stone" dubs "adult dystopian synth-pop realness." The new album soars with poetic lyricism and cinematic production, and epic hitmakers like Cashmere Cat and Migos' Quavo have also worked their way into a few tracks. Now her signature vocals and pixie presence take center stage as she headlines at the Allstate Arena. She's hitting the road with her British counterpart, pop sensation Charli XCX, and Drake-approved Canadian rapper Partynextdoor ("Recognize," "Come and See Me").

Offer Dates: November 19

Full Price: $61.43  |  Our Price: $38


NU Wildcats Go for Big Ten Glory
at Ryan Field, Evanston

The 'Cats come roaring back to Ryan Field after an exciting victory against Pittsburgh in 2016's Pinstripe Bowl, looking to go bowling again for the third season in a row. Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald begins his 12th year on the sidelines for the Wildcats, who'll face Big Ten opponents like Iowa, Michigan State, Minnesota, Purdue and Top 10-ranked Purdue at home. Your 2017 team captains include Justin Jackson, who led the Big Ten in rushing last year and quarterback Clayton Thorson, who set a new single-season NU record in 2016 with 22 touchdown passes. So get your purple-and-white working and get ready to growl -- the 'Cats are back in action in Evanston.

Offer Dates: October 28, November 11, November 18

Full Price: $38 - $53  |  Our Price: $6 - $34


"The Big Sexy Show": Stand-Up & Sassy Burlesque at The Comedy Bar
at The Comedy Bar, Chicago

Looking for something big and sexy this Saturday night? You're in luck! The Comedy Bar's latest variety show is so big, so sexy, the only logical conclusion was to call it was "The Big Sexy Show". A fun n' sassy mix of stand-up (featuring some of the funniest up-and-coming comics in Chicago), burlesque and a plethora of variety acts, "The Big Sexy Show"'s a great way to spend a night out with friends -- and the best new way to check out the city's only downtown comedy club.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 28, November 4, November 11, November 18, November 25, December 2, December 9, December 16, December 23, December 30

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $5 - $10


"Black Pearl": Halloween Yacht Party
at Spirit of Chicago, Chicago

Prepare for the ultimate Halloween costume party cruise that'll transform the Spirit of Chicago into a haunting Titanic filled with over 500 party people. Don't be afraid to come aboard one of the most luxurious yachts in the Chicago Harbor. There, you'll find four decks with two DJs spinning club mixes galore. Platinum VIP tickets get you early boarding, plus access to VIP areas and party favors.

Offer Dates: October 31

Full Price: $20 - $35  |  Our Price: $10 - $17.50


Russian Grand Ballet: "Swan Lake"
at Athenaeum Theatre, Chicago

Ever since it premiered in Moscow in 1877, Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" has continued to enchant audiences, inspiring countless performances and earning a reputation as "the ballet of all ballets." Now, with spectacular sets, glittering costumes and the rarely seen "Waltz of Black Swans", the Russian Grand Ballet brings this beloved classic to Chicago. "Swan Lake" tells the hauntingly beautiful story of young lovers Siegfried and Odette, who's been captured by an evil sorcerer and transformed into a swan. Siegfred only has a short time to save his beloved before she's cursed to remain a swan forever, but standing in his way is the sorcerer's daughter, the beguiling black swan Odile, who comes to tempt and distract him away from his quest. Featuring premier dancers from some of Russia's elite choreographic schools, this stunning full-length production graces the stage of Athenaeum Theatre.

Offer Dates: November 19

Full Price: $47 - $87  |  Our Price: $39 - $75


Halloween Costume Party Extravaganza Cruise
at Spirit of Chicago, Chicago

Don your cleverest and kinkiest costumes for a Halloween night of music, dancing and drinks along the deep waters of Lake Michigan. Aboard the Spirit of Chicago, you'll have the chance to groove your way across three floors to this year's most popular jams while gazing at romantic city views of Chicago's stunning architecture. Whether you're a kooky witch or a sleek cat, cash bars serving wine, beer and cocktails on every floor will allow you truly take your Halloween weekend to the next level this year. For one night of the year, you get to step into someone else's shoes -- or paws. Why not do it while partying on a massive boat?

Offer Dates: October 28

Full Price: $30  |  Our Price: $15


Gangster-Themed Halloween Celebration
at The Bassment, Chicago

Don't scream: The Mobster Masquerade is coming and you won't want to miss it. This roaring, horrifying Halloween party presented by The Ivy Plus Society and Three Day Rule is taking over the gothic underground speakeasy Bassment Chicago. Scare your night away with live music and your favorite mobsters, flappers, gangsters and masquerade dancers. Prizes for the best dressed mobster and masquerade costume -- or a combination of both!

Offer Dates: October 26

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


Gangsters, Grub and Audience Participation at Tommy Gun's Garage Dinner Theater
at Tommy Gun's Garage Dinner Theater, Chicago

Enter the world of a Roaring '20s Chicago speakeasy featuring gangsters, flappers, food, hooch and plenty of fun at Tommy Gun's Garage Dinner Theater. Following a delicious sit-down dinner, you'll be treated to a musical comedy revue featuring the songs of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Fats Waller, Duke Ellington and more, all with gorgeous flappers performing the Charleston. Be ready to get in on the act at Tommy Gun's Garage Dinner Theater -- Chicago's longest-running audience interactive dinner show -- as Officer Murphy could pull you up on stage at any time to undergo a sobriety test.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 21, October 22, October 26, October 27, October 28, October 29, November 3, November 4, November 5, November 10, November 11, November 12, November 18, November 24, November 25, November 30

Full Price: $67 - $77  |  Our Price: $54 - $62


Haunted Halloween Ball: Chicago's Biggest Costume Party
at Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago

Don your sexiest, most outrageous costume and come party with 3,000 people at a haunted hotel for Chicago's biggest costume party, the Haunted Halloween Ball. The Congress Plaza Hotel, said to be one of the most haunted hotels in the world, gets even spookier as the lavish ballroom is overrun with vampire bellmen and zombie cocktail servers. Meanwhile, you'll be hitting the dance floor to world renowned DJs and recording artists spinning beats that'll get you in the Halloween spirit. There will also be prizes for the most outrageous, bizarre and risqué costumes, so don't hold back! You ticket includes admission to the pre- and post-parties, as well as the main event, so you can get a whole Halloweekend out of your ticket.

Offer Dates: October 28

Full Price: $90  |  Our Price: $35


10-Minute Tales of Terror
at The Public House Theatre, Chicago

In the style of "Tales from the Crypt" or the busty body of work from Elvira, Mr. Lee is now here to guide you through these tales of the bizarre, meant to excite and terrify you. These 10-minute plays are a mix of bone-chilling, sweat-inducing and funny-bone tickling entertainment, featuring everything from a horrifying sandwich that reveals your deepest fears to the ghost of a woman depressingly deformed. Make your way to Chicago's Public House Theatre for "Mr. Lee's Night of Horror" ... if you dare.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 27

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


"She the People": All-Female Comedy Revue
at UP Comedy Club, Chicago

The women of Second City bet you 72 cents on the dollar you'll fall head over heels for "She the People". A lineup of Chicago comedians come together at UP Comedy Club each Sunday to deliver this hilarious "Girlfriends' Guide to Sisters Doing it for Themselves". This mimosa-and-madness-fueled feminist foray takes on everything from having it all to having that sick feeling your government is trying to send your sex back to the Middle Ages. Join them as they dismantle the patriarchy and tackle insanely relevant topics in today's society, all with sharp wit and even sharper tongues.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 22, October 28, October 29, November 4, November 11

Full Price: $26 - $31  |  Our Price: $13 - $15.50


"Undressed Burlesque": Monthly Shows at Simone's
at Simone's, Chicago

Every third Thursday at Simone's bar and grill in Chicago, you'll see Kitty la Royall and Simona Signoret saunter onto the stage with "Undressed Burlesque". Hosted by Dirty Devlin, this sultry evening of adult entertainment will feature the talents of local stars like Crocodile Lightning, Shirley Blazen, Noah Grey, Molly Meru and Sylvi.

Offer Dates: October 19, November 16

Full Price: $5  |  Our Price: COMP


John Denver Christmas Tribute Show With Chris Collins & Boulder Canyon
at Rosemont Theatre, Rosemont

This special Christmas tribute to the late John Denver is a musical trip through the life of a true American troubadour. The singer-songwriter, who was also an early environmental activist, was easily one of the most popular recording artists and upbeat personalities of the '70s, with four platinum and 12 gold albums to his credit -- not to mention hit TV specials and a starring role in the movie "Oh, God". He's also credited with reviving the acoustic sound, crossing over from country and folk to pop. Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon, a five-piece band who've played with members of Denver's former band, pay homage at the Rosemont Theatre, sure to please Denver fans of all ages.

Offer Dates: December 16

Full Price: $45.52 - $81.88  |  Our Price: $20 - $55


"Pimprov" -- Hilarious, Original Improv Comedy
at CIC Theater, Chicago

It's not hard out here for a "Pimprov" at Chicago's Chemically Imbalanced Theater. The show has been hailed by critics and audiences alike as one of the most original and hilarious unscripted comedy events in town. Performers include Mark Bratton as "Ho'Lease," Jonathan Keaton as tap-dance happy "Daddy Jenkins," creator Marz Timms as the enterprising "Grand Finale" and Keith Smitherman as the enforcer "Poochie." With plenty of opportunity for audience involvement, "Pimprov" provides a dangerously funny and always unpredictable evening of laugh-filled entertainment.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 27

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


European-Style Urban Antique Market: The Randolph Street Market Festival
at Plumbers Union Hall, Chicago

The Randolph Street Market Festival has been described as a "mecca of cool," "the Barney's of vintage" and Chicago's best venue for people-watching. In other words, it's a can't-miss Chicago shopping experience. Home of the world-famous Chicago Antique Market and Indie Designer Market and open monthly to the public, the festival is an internationally recognized European-style shopping extravaganza in Chicago's historic West Loop, featuring select purveyors of high-quality, amazingly priced "finds." Are you a music fiend? Browse through thousands of collectible records at the Vinyl Depot. A gourmand? Feast your senses on the delectable wares of the Fancy Food Market. Perhaps you've got more eclectic taste? The Global Goods Bazaar features handcrafted goods from local artisans representing many cultures. With over 125 vendors on three indoor levels, you're sure to find what you're looking for and a whole lot more!

Offer Dates: October 29, November 19, December 17

Full Price: $16  |  Our Price: $5 - $8


TV & Stage Star Tony Danza Shares "Standards & Stories"
at Batavia Fine Arts Centre, Batavia

"A live wire who tap-dances, plays the ukulele, tells stories and radiates irresistible charm" ("The New York Times"), Tony Danza brings his acclaimed cabaret show to the Batavia Fine Arts Centre. Though he's probably best known for his starring roles on beloved sitcoms "Taxi" and "Who's the Boss?", Danza's an established song-and-dance man who's starred on Broadway in musicals like "Honeymoon in Vegas" and "The Producers", and on TV recently in "Broad City" and Netflix's upcoming "The Good Cop." "Standards & Stories" finds him sharing some personal anecdotes and performing a selection of favorites from the Great American Songbook, accompanied by his four-piece band.

Offer Dates: October 21

Full Price: $36 - $38  |  Our Price: COMP - $19


"Arnie the Doughnut": Sweet Fun for the Whole Fam
at Lifeline Theatre, Chicago

If you've ever dreamt about a life-sized doughnut, you're in luck -- but please remain seated, because this particular doughnut is not having any of your eyes-glazed-over hungry looks. Arnie, a lovable but naive chocolate-frosted, rainbow-sprinkled doughnut, is the happiest pastry in the bakery when he's chosen from the case by a customer. But when mild-mannered Mr. Bing tries to eat the unsuspecting Arnie, both are in for the surprise of their lives. Man and doughnut must work to redefine their relationship while trying to outwit the meddlesome President of the Cozy Confines Condo Community. Join Arnie on his zany quest to prove that he's more than just some sweet thang - and that friends can come in all shapes and sizes - in this hit musical adaptation of the 2003 book that kicked off the beloved children's series by Laurie Keller at Lifeline Theatre in Chicago.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 21, October 22, October 22, October 28, October 28, October 29, October 29, November 4, November 4, November 5, November 5, November 11, November 11, November 12, November 12, November 18, November 18, November 19, November 19, November 25, November 25, November 26, November 26

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: COMP - $7.50


"Netflix and Kill": One Alphabet. 26 Horror Scenes.
at Pride Arts Center: Broadway Stage, Chicago

Comedy and horror make an appropriate combo when "Netflix and Kill" invites home bodies and cinephiles to the stage of the Pride Arts Center for suspenseful yet hilarious sketch comedy. Join some unlikely villains for 26 horror sketches based off each letter of the alphabet. Performed in that same sequence, each guest writer, all Chicago standouts, received these letters at random prior to writing their scenes. The results will produce an overwhelming variety of sketch comedy, music, dance, poetry, and experimental theater. A BYOB occasion, the festivities kick off with a horror-themed pre-show karaoke jam. Can you handle this monster mash of fright?

Offer Dates: October 21, October 28

Full Price: $10 - $15  |  Our Price: $5 - $7.50


Live Rock From Local and Touring Bands at Durty Nellie's
at Durty Nellie's, Palatine

If you're looking for all the comfort and community of a traditional Irish pub, Durty Nellie's is definitely the place to be. Located in the Chicago suburb of Palatine, this popular bar and music venue brings their own creative flair to the classic pubs of the Emerald Isle, featuring more than 150 craft beer brews, tasty modern cuisine and a wide variety of live entertainment every night. Over the years, Durty Nellie's patrons have cheered on rock legends like Violent Femmes, Saliva, Cracker, Johnny Winter, David Allan Coe, Firehouse, Filter, Jonas Brothers, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Local H, Vertical Horizon and many more. From cover bands to cabaret singers to DJs and more, Durty Nellie's is a one-of-a-kind destination that satisfies everyone's passion for music and food.

Offer Dates: October 19

Full Price: $8  |  Our Price: COMP


"Rocky" Meets "Rocky Horror" in Musical Parody "The Rocky Balboa Picture Show"
at The Cornservatory, Chicago

The worlds of the Rocky Balboa film franchise and "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" meet for a world premiere mashup musical parody of epic proportions. When Adrian and Paulie get stranded in the middle of Nowhere, Russia, the two stumble upon a mysterious training center where Micky's been preparing Rocky Balboa for the big fight against Russia's prize champion boxer, Ivan Drago. However, Rocky's workouts have produced unexpected results, and the Sly Stallone we thought we knew has been transformed into a pit-stained, stiletto-wearing fighter. Featuring iconic characters from both sides of the screen smashed between both universes, "The Rocky Balboa Picture Show" boasts a high energy, strangely sexy, over-the-top production at The Cornservatory in Chicago.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 21, October 26, October 27, October 28, October 31

Full Price: $10 - $15  |  Our Price: $5 - $7.50


The Immigrant Narrative Explored in "Amarillo"
at The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare, Chicago

Renowned Mexico City theater ensemble Teatro Línea de Sombra makes its way to the Windy City for the Chicago International Latino Theater Festival's biggest production. In "Amarillo", we meet a man en route to the Texas city from Mexico to fulfill his dreams, but he never arrives. Through a series of projected images, monologues, movement and collage of atmospheric settings, the man's journey is compared to thousands of others who have forged a similar path. We thus witness the complex layers of national identity that these dreamers have, understanding the immigrant's struggle for something better in life. Performed in Spanish with projected English translations, Chicago Shakespeare brings "Amarillo" to The Yard, their newly opened third stage on Navy Pier.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 19, October 20, October 21, October 21, October 22

Full Price: $38 - $54  |  Our Price: $25 - $40


"Rookie of the Year": A Musical Based on the Film
at MCL Chicago, Chicago

Henry Rowengartner was just your average 12-year-old boy growing up in Chicago. That is, until an accident gives him an astonishingly powerful pitching arm and he's asked to pitch for the Cubs. With help from his friends, coaches and a guy dating his mom, Henry tries to make it to the World Series. Based on the 1993 family classic, this musical takes everything you loved about the movie and brings it to life on stage at MCL Chicago.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 26

Full Price: $12  |  Our Price: $6.50


Adam Ferrara ("Rescue Me", "Top Gear USA") at the Improv
at Chicago Improv of Schaumburg, Schaumburg

Catch up with comedian, actor and serious car guy Adam Ferrara at the Chicago Improv of Schaumburg. Best known for playing Chief "Needles" Nelson alongside Denis Leary on FX's "Rescue Me", Ferrarra also co-hosted the History Channel's "Top Gear USA" and performed stand-up on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno", "The Late Show with David Letterman", "The View", and two of his own Comedy Central specials. Despite becoming a successful dramatic actor, Ferrara's comedy chops remain on point: he's an internationally touring headliner, two-time nominee for best male stand-up by the American Comedy Awards and has three Comedy Central specials.

Offer Dates: November 9, November 10, November 10, November 11, November 11, November 12

Full Price: $22  |  Our Price: $11


"Blue/Orange" Examines Race and Mental Health
at Royal George Theatre, Chicago

British playwright Joe Penhall's 2000 play about mental health and race is perhaps even more timely 17 years after it was written. Directed by Andrew Root, "Blue/Orange" now comes to the stage of Chicago's Royal George Theatre via Runcible Theatre Company. In a London psychiatric hospital, an enigmatic patient named Christopher claims to be the son of an African dictator -- and his story becomes unnervingly plausible. A true psychological thriller, "Blue/Orange" is an incendiary tale of race, madness and a Darwinian power struggle between two doctors who hold a man's life in their hands.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 21, October 22, October 27, October 28, October 29

Full Price: $28  |  Our Price: $14


The Second City's "Legendary Laughs" Mocks Modern Life
at UP Comedy Club, Chicago

Put politics aside for a night and focus on having fun as The Second City presents "Legendary Laughs" at UP Comedy Club. This fast-paced and highly interactive hybrid of sketch and improv skewers famous scenes and songs culled from the rich, vibrant swath of American history. The only thing more legendary than the title of this hilarious show is the group putting it on: Chicago's legendary Second City, a comedy troupe whose illustrious alumni include the likes of Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Stephen Colbert and many other greats.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 26, November 2, November 9

Full Price: $26  |  Our Price: $13


"Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play"
at The Public House Theatre, Chicago

The Pub Theater Company performs a series of outrageous sketches centered on Chicago's favorite pastime: drinking. "Bye Bye Liver" is filled with interactive social games for the audience, pitting males versus females, actors versus audience and so on. Bar life and alcoholic adventures are held up for your amusement so you can laugh -- and drink -- your troubles away. With a spontaneous and interactive format, the outcome is always a fun and outrageous time for everyone, both audience and cast.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 20, October 21, October 21, October 27, October 27, October 28, October 28

Full Price: $15 - $20  |  Our Price: $7.50 - $12


Chicago Pet Show: Rescues & More
at Oak Lawn Pavilion, Oak Lawn

The Chicago Pet Show is back for more animal-related awesomeness at Oak Lawn Pavilion. Scout out a new furry addition to your family from lots of participating local rescues, or bring your vaccinated pet for some fun (on a leash, of course).This two-day family fair also brings together more than 150 pet-related product vendors and offers advice on animal care and socialization from vets and dog trainers. Watch amazing magic acts, let the kids take a pony ride and explore the petting areas where you can handle cold-blooded creatures and more. Plus, half of all ticket sales go to support the participating rescue organizations.

Offer Dates: April 29

Full Price: $7 - $14  |  Our Price: COMP - $5


"Late Nite Catechism": The Interactive Comedy Hit
at Royal George Theatre, Chicago

This is no easygoing modern Sunday school, this is old-time religion. "Late Nite Catechism" is a hilarious two-act solo performance that's part catechism class from back in the day, part stand-up routine. Dressed in her head-to-toe habit, Sister will command the stage at the Royal George Theatre in Chicago, taking you back to the days of Latin Mass and meatless Fridays when discipline meant a smack of the old ruler across the knuckles. You heard right, this interactive comedy turns the audience into Sister's class as she rewards you, the "students," for correct answers with glow-in-the-dark rosaries and other nifty prizes. Naughty students may well find themselves on stage, sitting in a corner while reflecting upon their naughty actions.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 22, October 28, October 29, November 4, November 5, November 11, November 12

Full Price: $31  |  Our Price: $16


Voodoo & Betrayal in Tony-Nominated "Marie Christine"
at Theater Wit, Chicago

Set during the twilight years of the 19th century, Michael John LaChiusa's Tony-nominated musical follows the journey of multiracial Marie Christine, from a genteel life in New Orleans Creole society to her tragic fate, imprisoned without a trial to face a death sentence. Inspired by the Greek myth of Medea and loosely based on real-life voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau, "Marie Christine" is a tale of love, betrayal and vengeance. BoHo Theatre's production runs at Theater Wit in Chicago.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 22, October 26, October 27, October 29, November 2, November 3, November 4, November 5, November 9, November 10, November 11, November 12, November 16, November 17, November 18, November 19, November 24, November 25, November 26

Full Price: $33 - $35  |  Our Price: $16.50 - $17.50


"Into the Woods": Sondheim's Musical Fairy-Tale Mashup
at Fullerton Stage, Chicago

What happens after "happily ever after?" Stephen Sondheim's "Into The Woods" answers that question, skillfully interweaving several classic fairy tales into one epic story that goes beyond the happy endings to show what happens when a fairy-tale world gets real. This modern twist on the Brothers Grimm brings together Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (of beanstalk fame), a Baker, his Wife and, of course, the Witch. The beloved storybook characters take on startling complexity as they discover that wishes come with a price. Witches, wolves, giants and mysterious strangers force the heroes to face the music and their future in a world where everything doesn't always end happily. Join Chicago's Fullerton Stage on this humorous and heartfelt chase through the woods, featuring such unforgettable songs as "No One Is Alone," "Children Will Listen" and "Giants in the Sky."

Offer Dates: November 1, November 4, November 8, November 9, November 10, November 11, November 12

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


"The Bone House": A Spine-Tingling Play About Killers
at Greenhouse Theater Center, Chicago

Greenhouse Theater Center presents "The Bone House". Playwright Marty Chan's harrowing, hour-long play takes the form of a mock lecture by an author named Eugene Crowley, whose latest book explores the inner life of serial killers. The lecture starts off charmingly enough, given the topic, with a dry and detached, almost historical roundup of prominent murderers and their heinous methods. But then, Crowley increasingly turns his attention to the members of the audience -- and it becomes clear that he has much more on his mind than lecturing. If you think you can handle it, "The Bone House" is an ominous night of creepy drama.

Offer Dates: November 3, November 4, November 10, November 11

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


Chicago Pet Show: Dogs, Cats & More!
at Libertyville Sports and Fitness Complex, Libertyville

Your pet is a huge part of your life, and now an entire weekend can be about them! The Chicago Pet Show brings pet rescues, products, services, entertainment, animals and fun kids activities together in one place at Libertyville Sports and Fitness Complex. Whether you have a pet or are thinking of adding one to your family, you'll find something of interest here. Listen to vets share their tips on caring for your beloved pet family members, get advice from dog trainers on how to socialize with your pet, meet dogs and cats available for adoption from local pet rescue groups, check out high-quality pet supplies and USA-made treats and foods, handle cold-blooded creatures and much more. Best of all, half of all ticket sales go to the rescue organizations.

Offer Dates: October 14

Full Price: $7 - $14  |  Our Price: COMP - $5


Dogs, Cats & More at the Chicago Pet Show
at Kane County Fair Grounds, St. Charles

Your pet is a huge part of your life, and now an entire weekend can be about them! The Chicago Pet Show brings pet rescues, products, services, entertainment, animals and fun kids activities together in one place at Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles. Whether you have a pet or are thinking of adding one to your family, you'll find something of interest here. Listen to vets share their tips on caring for your beloved pet family members, get advice from dog trainers on how to socialize with your pet, meet dogs and cats available for adoption from local pet rescue groups, check out high-quality pet supplies and USA-made treats and foods, handle cold-blooded creatures and much more. Best of all, half of all ticket sales go to the rescue organizations.

Offer Dates: November 12

Full Price: $7 - $14  |  Our Price: COMP - $5


Soul Singer Lizz Wright With Leeda Lyric Jones
at City Winery Chicago, Chicago

Lovers of vocalists like Oleta Adams, Norah Jones and Jill Scott can't go wrong with soul singer Lizz Wright. Influenced by gospel and jazz, Wright combines power and emotional depth in every note and the results are simply masterful. Be there for the "album release show" at the Howard Theater as she drops the much anticipated "Freedom & Surrender". A frenzy of pre-sales has already pushed the record to the No. 1 spot on Amazon's Jazz Best-Sellers list, beating out 250,000 other titles for the honor. Hear her perform new songs as well as old favorites at City Winery Chicago, where she'll be joined by Leeda Lyric Jones.

Offer Dates: November 1

Full Price: $35  |  Our Price: $17.50


"Death Toll": A Drinking Game Performance -- Spooky Sketch Comedy
at The Cornservatory, Chicago

You'll be prompted to fortify yourself with alcohol every time there's an onstage death in the Cornservatory's latest edition of "Death Toll: A Drinking Game Performance", the sketch comedy-slash-BYOB drinking game-slash-horror show. And we certainly do mean slash ... There will be plenty of gory knife attacks and other murderous mayhem to toast, so you can expect to become toasted as you watch a brutal yet hilarious set of skits written by the team themselves. This long-running popular show will hold up a "DRINK" sign to guide you as the "Death Toll" rises.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 21, October 27, October 28, October 31

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: $5


Mannheim Steamroller: Symphonic Pop Superstars Play Their Holiday Hits
at Rosemont Theatre, Rosemont

For more than 30 years, Mannheim Steamroller's modern contemporary interpretations of classic Christmas music have thrilled audiences around the world and sold more than 28 million albums in the U.S. alone. In this show at Chicagoland's Rosemont Theatre, Grammy Award winner Chip Davis directs the group as they play some of the Christmas standards that made Mannheim Steamroller a holiday mainstay, accompanied by dazzling multimedia effects in an intimate concert setting. There's no better way to bring the spirit of the holiday season to life.

Offer Dates: December 15

Full Price: $83.43  |  Our Price: $49 - $66


Inspiring Tale "Akeelah and the Bee"
at Adventure Stage Chicago, Chicago

After discovering her special talent, young Akeelah dreams of winning the national spelling bee. With the support of her teacher and her friends, she fights to overcome every obstacle and make it to the top. Adapted for the stage, "Akeelah and the Bee" at Adventure Stage Chicago is an all-ages testament to community and determination in the face of social, cultural and economic hardship.

Offer Dates: October 27, November 4, November 11, November 17, November 18, November 24, November 24, November 25

Full Price: $17  |  Our Price: $8.50


Hit Comedy Dinner Show "Tony n' Tina's Wedding" at Resurrection Church, With Reception
at Chicago Theater Works, Chicago

Presented by the original New York producers in conjunction with Chicago Theater Works, one of Chicago's longest-running, smash hit shows, "Tony n' Tina's Wedding" returns -- and everyone's invited! You and the other audience members are treated like family at this interactive improvisational comedy. The fun starts with the happy couple's wedding ceremony inside a real church (Resurrection Church), followed by the all-inclusive reception just one block away at Vinnie Black's Coliseum, featuring a full Italian dinner, wedding cake, dancing to great music and lots of love and laughs. As part of the audience, you're considered a wedding guest and are allowed to mix, mingle and interact with all of the participants. You never know what drama you might get swept up in with this crazy Italian family! The improvisational nature of the show lets you go multiple times and see different stories play out each time.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 28, November 4, November 5, November 10, November 11, November 15, November 18, November 24, November 25, December 2

Full Price: $75 - $89  |  Our Price: $44 - $69


Halloween Weekend Booze Cruises
at Anita Dee II Yacht at DuSable Harbor, Chicago

Let the frightful festivities begin as Halloweekend heats up on the water with this booze cruise on Chicago's Anita Dee I. Get your groove on as a DJ spins the best Top 40 and pop hits, munch on some Halloween treats and quench your thirst at the onboard cash bar. Costumes are preferred, of course, for this epic sail, which also boasts breathtaking nighttime views of the city.

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Chicago Chamber Choir Season 22 Opening Concert
at Edgebrook Lutheran Church, Chicago

Forty voices strong and acclaimed for its "precision and clarity" ("Chicago Classical Review"), the Chicago Chamber Choir celebrates its 22nd anniversary of performing emotionally stirring harmonies. Their season begins with a celebration of the world and the joy of singing, at Edgebrook Lutheran Church in Chicago. Sean Kirchner's "Unclouded Day" sets a tone of exuberance and energy. Marvel at the beauty of the night with works by Schutz, Rheinberger and Brahms. The Chicago Chamber Choir gives thanks for the world around them with pieces by McFerrin, Barber, Eddie Hill, Esenvalds, and Whitacre. Their exploration of community concludes with Kirchner's uplifting setting of "Hallelujah".

Offer Dates: October 22

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


Burlesque Star Responds to Audience Letters
at The Quarry Event Center, Chicago

Comedy meets burlesque as breakout star Sugar Brown performs "Erotic Letters", geared towards the lover in you. In this sexy, imaginative show at Chicago's Quarry Event Center, Brown takes letters from you, the audience, about what you would like to do with your partner, your wildest fantasy and beyond. Inspired by the letters, Brown responds to questions, comments and fantasies through comedy, burlesque dance and spoken word.

Offer Dates: October 28

Full Price: $40  |  Our Price: $20


Ghost Walk: Haunted Chicago Walking Tour
at Second City Tours - Ghost Walk, Chicago

Chicago has had its share of dark history, the kind of tragedies that might lead to restless spirits -- if you believe in that sort of thing. Whether you're an experienced ghost hunter or are just looking to learn about the Windy City's colorful past, you'll get a kick out of Second City Tours' Ghost Walk. You'll start this walking tour at John Hancock Center, home of the famous, or infamous, skyscraper, which is said to be the object of a deathbed curse and has been the site of many strange deaths. From there, you'll explore the Gold Coast and River North neighborhoods, making stops at Chicago's most haunted spots, where your guide will fill you in on all the spooky details.

Offer Dates: December 30

Full Price: n/a  |  Our Price: Sold Out


"Bible Bingo": Fun Games, Holy Trivia in Interactive Comedy
at Royal George Theatre, Chicago

From Vicki Quade, the creator of the popular comedy "Late Nite Catechism", comes the new interactive comedy "Bible Bingo". The Archdiocese's new gaming department needs to raise money for the parish. That's where you come in: Get ready to hit Chicago's Royal George Theatre to play bingo for a variety of wacky prizes. Along the way, you'll be drawn into conversation about everything from Adam and Eve to modern sins. Just be careful: You might laugh so hard you forget to yell "bingo."

Offer Dates: October 18, October 20, October 21, October 27, October 28, November 3, November 4, November 10, November 11

Full Price: $31  |  Our Price: $16


Russian Grand Ballet Presents "The Nutcracker"
at Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, Chicago

Lovers of ballet, lovers of the holidays or simply lovers of pure, thrilling spectacle flock each year to the Tchaikovsky classic. Filled with enchanted toys, mischievous mice and sugar plum fairies, the tale of Clara (or Masha, in the case of this Russian production) and her magical Nutcracker Prince has enraptured generations of children and adults. Now Russian Grand Ballet comes to Chicago with its traditional yet dynamic version of "The Nutcracker", featuring some of Russia's brightest ballet stars. Create a new holiday tradition with Tchaikovsky's immortal "The Nutcracker" at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park.

Offer Dates: November 30

Full Price: $40 - $85  |  Our Price: $34 - $69


See Two Celebrated New Plays at the Steppenwolf
at Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre, Chicago

This two-for-one package to Chicago's Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre gets you tickets to a pair of acclaimed, award-winning plays that span friendship, humor, love, death and even time and space. Be one of the first to see Aziza Barnes's "BLKS", a riotously funny portrait of a day in the life of four black women in New York City seeking to recapture some of their youth with one last party. And in Jessica Dickey's Stavis Award-winning Off Broadway play "The Rembrandt", an aging museum guard and a pair of young painters decide to break the golden rule of museums -- don't touch the art -- and find themselves transported to Baroque-era Amsterdam to meet the man whose paintings fill the museum.

Offer Dates: October 24, October 25, October 26, October 27, October 28, October 28, October 29, October 31, November 1, November 2, November 3, November 4, November 4, November 5

Full Price: $138 - $195  |  Our Price: $90 - $129


Southern Gothic "MacBeth"
at The Cornservatory, Chicago

1920s Baton Rouge sets the scene for this engaging new twist on "MacBeth" at The Cornservatory. In a Southern Gothic world of fading plantation aristocracy and voodoo magic, the MacBeths seek an answer to the timeless question of how free their free will really is. Odd's Bodkins Shakespeare Ensemble is a burgeoning, independent classical theatre company on Chicago's north side, composed of actors from different backgrounds with a passion for Shakespeare. Odd's Bodkins produces classic plays with unconventional casts and staging that raises up the voices of those normally outside the mainstream of theater culture, and brings a love of Shakespeare to the next generation through workshops and free school performances.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 22, October 28, October 29

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


Emmy Winner Travis Wall's "Shaping Sound"
at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

Through his Emmy Award-winning work on "So You Think You Can Dance", Travis Wall has established himself as one of America's favorite choreographers. His artistic direction of "Shaping Sound" has already produced one spell-binding show in "Dance Reimagined", which has captivated audiences all across North America. Now, Travis and "Shaping Sound" are back with their brand new show, "After the Curtain". These visual musicians continue to dazzle audiences as they tell the story of a man fighting to find his creative voice after the death of his one true love. Heart-wrenching, breath-taking and ultimately uplifting, this is one dance show that audiences will remember forever. Don't miss Shaping Sound's stunning, all-new show when it takes the stage at The Chicago Theatre.

Offer Dates: October 29

Full Price: $45 - $65  |  Our Price: $25 - $40


Comedy & Live Music @North Bar
at @North Bar, Chicago

If you have a medical condition that makes it painful to laugh or prevents you from dancing, you may want to reconsider coming to this venue. Live shows at Chicago's @North Bar put fresh faces front and center, introducing you to the best up-and-coming performers living in your own backyard. Whether you need jokes to tell around the water cooler or are looking for a new favorite band, @North Bar is the place to be to see the best in live entertainment.

Offer Dates: October 20

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: $5


Metallica, Slipknot, Linkin Park, Godsmack Tribute
at House of Blues Chicago, Chicago

The apocalypse has four horsemen, but it also has four bands. With thundering drums, crunching guitar riffs and scorching vocals, hard rockers Metallica, Slipknot, Linkin Park and Godsmack have a monopoly on our favorite headbangers. From "Master of Puppets" and "Duality" to "In the End" and "I Stand Alone," this roaring tribute at Chicago's House of Blues has no shortage of massive, face-melting hits.

Offer Dates: October 19

Full Price: $13.18  |  Our Price: $5


"Lady Faust" Makes a Deal With the Devil
at The Public House Theatre, Chicago

The year is 1933, and the Great Depression has plunged many into darkness and poverty. But not the Fausts. The patriarch of the Faust family has just died, and instead of leaving his lucrative business to his oldest, most capable daughter, he's transferred everything to his younger, inept son. Enraged by the injustice, Lady Faust takes matters into her own hands, making a pact with Lucifer to make women equal to men in public and private affairs. Now she has one year to control the company and persuade the powers that be to elevate women to a higher status. If she fails, her soul belongs to Lucifer. Find out what happens when "Lady Faust" comes to the stage of Chicago's Public House Theatre.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 28

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


"Pizza Parade": Get the Deep Dish on This Culinary Tour
at Second City Tours, Chicago

Dive into the best deep-dish pizza Chicago has to offer on this guided tasting tour of the River North neighborhood, the birthplace of this much beloved culinary tradition. Your excursion starts off where it all began -- Pizzeria Uno, the restaurant said to have invented the Chicago-style pie back in the '40s. You'll also sample stuffed varieties and more from several of the city's most famed pizza purveyors on this fun and filling outing, while learning about local history and landmarks from your friendly and knowledgeable guide.

Offer Dates: December 30

Full Price: n/a  |  Our Price: Sold Out


Explore Chicago's Underground on a Pedway Walking Tour
at Second City Tours-Underground Pedway Tour, Chicago

Chicago has been called "the Second City," but that would actually be a better nickname for the Pedway. This underground tunnel system runs underneath the city, connecting major landmarks and is filled with a whole other level of restaurants, shops and entertainment. The Underground Pedway Tour is a two-hour exploration of this little-known underground walkway, which has recently been rehabbed with new lighting and tiles. You'll discover lots of exciting things to do on the Pedway, including dozens of restaurants, cafes and shops, plus live performances and art exhibits.

Offer Dates: December 31

Full Price: n/a  |  Our Price: Sold Out


Chamber Music Society's Xmas Special
at Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, Chicago

Lauded as "an exploding star in the musical firmament" by "The Wall Street Journal", Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) heads back to the Windy City to blow you away with their annual holiday concert, featuring Bach's complete Brandenburg Concertos. These six works, rarely performed together in their entirety, are among the most popular pieces ever composed by Bach, the master of the baroque. The acclaimed CMS ensemble, now in its 48th season, is famed for this Yuletide program, dubbed a "holiday staple" in their hometown by "The New York Times" and equally popular here in Chicago at the Harris Theater.

Offer Dates: December 20

Full Price: $30 - $60  |  Our Price: $15 - $30


Brews and Boos! Pumpkin Carving & Beer Tasting
at Beermiscuous, Chicago

Sip on seasonal craft beer and carve a 'brewtiful' pumpkin at Art Room Events' Brews and Boos. A flight of four beers of your choice, a pumpkin and tools are all included! Beermiscuous maintains the largest selection of local beer of any bar in Chicago, with more than 200 local beers from more than 55 Chicagoland breweries. Join the fun in the coffee shop-style atmosphere and sculpt something festive for your doorstep or home!

Offer Dates: October 21

Full Price: $35 - $40  |  Our Price: $20 - $25


"Building the Wall": A Foreseeable Future
at Athenaeum Theatre Studio One, Chicago

Take a glimpse into the future of the Trump presidency when "Building the Wall" imagines the billionaire's infamous Mexican border blockade post-completion. Written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan ("Hacksaw Ridge", "The Kentucky Cycle"), this heated new play foresees a future in which Donald Trump has succeeded in rounding up and detaining millions of immigrants. Now, a writer interviews a supervisor at a private prison who awaits sentencing for carrying out the federal policy that has escalated into the unimaginable. Starring Tony Bozzuto and Kanomé Jones, see "Building the Wall" at the Athenaeum Theatre Studio in Chicago.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 21, October 21, October 22

Full Price: $32  |  Our Price: $17


All-Star Improv Comedy With Cross Pollination, RATZ & Dumb John
at iO Theater, Chicago

Three of Chicago's favorite improv teams combine their comedy powers for a night of fast-paced lunacy. Catch big laughs when Cross Pollination, RATZ and Dumb John storm the stage at the iO Theater in the Near North Side neighborhood. All three teams have been performing throughout the city for years and this all-star show will showcase their honed stage presence and raw talent.

Offer Dates: October 23, October 30

Full Price: $5  |  Our Price: COMP


Award-Winning Luxury Dining Cruises Aboard the Odyssey
at The Odyssey II, Chicago

This sophisticated three-hour getaway cruise was featured on HGTV as one of the Top 10 Reasons to Live in Chicago and has something for everyone, whether you're looking for fine dining, entertainment or simply relaxing and watching the beautiful scenery. Departing from festive Navy Pier, the recently renovated luxury vessel known as the Odyssey sails along the lakefront, with its fabulous views of Chicago's mighty skyline, while you enjoy a delicious three-course meal prepared fresh on board, plus an included champagne cocktail on dinner cruises. Later, dance to music provided by a top DJ. Odyssey also offers a variety of fun brunch and holiday cruises as well, and the ship's update includes creative new cocktails, an expanded micro-brew selection, a lit dance floor, chic modern furniture and more.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 22, October 23, October 27, October 29, November 5, November 7, November 10, November 12, November 19, November 24

Full Price: $101.86 - $149.46  |  Our Price: $71.30 - $104.62


Interactive Irish Comedy "Flanagan's Wake"
at Chicago Theater Works, Chicago

The irreverent interactive funeral of "Flanagan's Wake" transports you to the fictional Irish village of Grapplin, where local roustabout Flanagan has died. The villagers have gathered to grieve as only the Irish can -- with a quick stop at the pub first. Gather 'round and meet an eclectic cast of characters and participate in this partially improvised comedic memorial with plenty o' pints, crazy sing-alongs and witty tales based on your suggestions. After 16 successful years in Chicago and a run off-Broadway, "Flanagan's Wake" returns to Chicago Theater Works.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 27, October 28, November 3, November 9

Full Price: $29 - $39  |  Our Price: $14.75 - $19


55th Anniversary Season of Giordano Dance Company
at Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, Chicago

Giordano Dance Chicago lights up the Harris Theater stage to celebrate its exhilarating 55th anniversary season. In celebration of this historic milestone, the company presents world premieres from award-winning Broadway dancer and choreographer Ray Mercer, and renowned Chicago choreographer Brock Clawson! To honor GDC's founder, Gus Giordano, the company will also be performing "Giordano Moves", a work forged from the foundational Giordano technique and Gus's own choreography. Though she has been at the head of the company for 33 years, join GDC as it commemorates Nan Giordano's 25th anniversary as its artistic director.

Offer Dates: October 27, October 28

Full Price: $35 - $75  |  Our Price: $17.50 - $37.50


Family Comedy "Making God Laugh"
at Steel Beam Theatre, St. Charles

With all that stress and friction, the holidays make or break every family. Ruthie and Bill's grown children -- a priest, an aspiring actress and a former football star -- all return home, where we learn of their plans and dreams as they embark on their adult lives. The empty-nester parents contend with their own changes, too, as old family rituals resurface and ancient tensions flare up in "Making God Laugh" at Steel Beam Theatre in St. Charles. Ultimately, the family discovers that, despite what we have in mind, we often find ourselves exactly where we need to be. As Woody Allen will tell you, "If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans."

Offer Dates: October 20, October 21, October 22, October 27, October 28, October 29, November 3, November 4, November 5

Full Price: $28  |  Our Price: $14


Stand-Up Comedy Party at Laugh Factory Chicago
at Laugh Factory Chicago, Chicago

Want a fun way to let loose after a long week? Join Abi Sanchez, Calvin Evans and Matty Ryan for Chicago's only Stand-Up Comedy Party! Get ready for a night's worth of music, games, drinks for purchase -- and some of Chicago's funniest comics ready to help you start the weekend off right. Presented at Laugh Factory Chicago, this Stand-Up Comedy Party also features local funnymen Clark Jones and Ricky Gonzalez plus a few surprise guests. What more could you ask for?

Offer Dates: October 27

Full Price: $17  |  Our Price: COMP


Drinks & Dancing on Lake Michigan Booze Cruise
at Anita Dee II Yacht at DuSable Harbor, Chicago

When it's time to leave the stresses of the rest of the week behind, there's no better way to shake it all off than with a mini getaway cruise on Lake Michigan. Catch breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline as you dance the night away with friends or a date on the Anita Dee II luxury yacht. With a live DJ, dancing and even an after-party to keep the good vibes afloat, it's an action-packed night of nothing but fun.

Offer Dates: November 4, November 11, November 18, November 22

Full Price: $50  |  Our Price: $25


Mag Mile in the Morning Walking Tour
at Mag Mile - WendyCity, Chicago

Before the streets fill with pedestrians and traffic, take an early morning stroll up the Avenue with coffee or tea warming your hands and enjoy the sights in the calm before the day's bustle begins. With your entertaining architectural historian tour guide, you'll learn about some of Chicago's most iconic skyscrapers, exotic private clubs and historic hotels. The city's prestigious shopping district is home to some of the tallest buildings in the world, stunning seasonal decorations, public art installations and amazing architecture. You'll discover the Mag Mile's surprising history and delve into fascinating details about the architecture and design of the famous stretch of Michigan Avenue during this two-hour walking tour.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 20, October 22, October 23, October 25, October 27, October 29, October 30, November 1, November 3, November 5, November 6, November 8, November 10, November 12, November 13, November 15, November 17, November 19, November 20, November 22, November 24, November 26, November 27, November 29, December 1, December 3, December 4, December 6, December 8, December 10, December 11, December 13, December 15, December 17, December 18, December 20, December 22, December 24, December 25, December 27, December 29, December 31

Full Price: $50  |  Our Price: $25


Buffet Cruise: Sightseeing, Dining & Dancing
at Spirit of Chicago, Chicago

Cruise along the lakefront aboard the Spirit of Chicago, a cruise ship designed for fun and comfort. Dine on a delicious buffet lunch or dinner (with vegetarian and gluten-free options), dance to Top 40 hits played by a live DJ on the spacious dance floors and enjoy delicious drinks from the full-service cash bar. Catch breathtaking views of the city's historic and spectacular skyline from the topside sky deck lounge or climate-controlled interior decks with panoramic windows. With its updated decor and all-new ambiance, the Spirit of Chicago maintains a state-of-the-art luxury feel while providing a festive experience for everyone, whether you're visiting, new to the city, or a longtime Chicagoan.

Offer Dates: October 24, November 3, November 8, November 17, November 19

Full Price: $115.46 - $129.06  |  Our Price: $80.82 - $90.34


Dire Dystopia Meets Spontaneous Comedy
at The Pub Theater, Chicago

Inspired by the hit Netflix show "Black Mirror", a talented cast of improvisers explores the darker sides of humanity and technology at Chicago's Public House Theatre. Watch in wonder as they take a simple suggestion from the audience and create a dire dystopia of comedy and chaos.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 27, November 3, November 10, November 17

Full Price: $12  |  Our Price: COMP - $6


"The Blackout Diaries": True Comic Drinking Tales
at Under the Gun Theater, Chicago

"The Blackout Diaries" is a comedy show were standup comedians and "regular" people (cops, firefighters, teachers -- you get the picture) tell incredible true drinking stories. Then you, the audience, can probe even deeper by asking questions. The show has been a critics' pick by most major Chicago papers and been featured on NPR, Comedy Central and more. Its host, Sean Flannery, was even named the best drunk in Chicago by The Chicago Reader. So head to Under the Gun Theater for some of the funniest drinking stories you've heard.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 28, November 4, November 11, November 18, November 25, December 2, December 9, December 16

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: $5


"Tomato Throw Show": Competing Comedians Must Get Laughs ... or Else
at The Comedy Bar, Chicago

The "Tomato Throw Show" is a comedy competition that gives new meaning to the concept of a "tough crowd." The stakes are high for any Chicagoland stand-ups who take the stage for this weekly Comedy Bar showcase: Either your punchlines land, or tomatoes land ... "on you". At the start of the show, audience members are handed one (fake) tomato each and are encouraged to pelt the comedian they like least. By the show's end, the comedian with the fewest tomatoes is crowned the winner. Any comedian who's pummeled by more than 10 tomatoes will be immediately carted away, like so much old produce.

Offer Dates: October 24, October 31, November 7, November 14, November 21, November 28, December 5, December 12, December 19

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: COMP - $10


"PUNK": Drama Explores Gay Life in Prison
at The Den Theatre - Main Stage, Chicago

Set in the GBTQ unit of a maximum-security prison, "PUNK" follows the unit's inmates and staff as they struggle to accept a young man serving life for the murder of a gay man. As the inmates of the "Queens" unit strive to keep their family together, you see the scope of the system they're up against, as well as the extraordinary resilience, care and love. The New Colony stages this production at Chicago's Den Theatre - Main Stage.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 22, October 23

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


See Chicago From the Inside on the Loop Interior Architecture and Pedway Tour
at Chase Tower - Chicago Detours, Chicago

Step into the city's magnificent lobbies, corridors and the underground Pedway System for an in-depth look at architecture with this new way of experiencing downtown. Great for any time of year, the tour remains indoors for most its two-hour duration. Highlights you'll see include a historic department store, a skyscraper church, the infamous Block 37 and the sparkling mosaics of the Chicago Cultural Center. You'll be able to see photos and video clips on shared iPads while your live tour guide shares expert commentary. Some people say this tour is the perfect complement to an architectural boat tour.

Offer Dates: December 31

Full Price: $26  |  Our Price: $13


Food, Booze and Fun at Cheers & Drink Fest
at Concord Fifty + Five, Chicago

At Cheers & Drink Fest, local distilleries, breweries and wineries are coming together for an evening of fun, friends and top-notch cocktails, wine and beer. At this event at Concord Fifty+Five in Chicago, you can enjoy samples of spirits from various vendors, as well as tasty bites for purchase from participating restaurants.

Offer Dates: October 20

Full Price: $40  |  Our Price: $10 - $20


Improv Show "Monsters on Ice*"
at Laugh Out Loud Theater - Schaumburg, Schaumburg

"Monsters on Ice*" may not have any ice, but it's chock full of mysteries, tricks, treats, monsters and ghost stories. Watch the best improv comedians of Schaumburg's Laugh Out Loud Theater craft a Halloween romp that's different every time, featuring all the spooky staples of the season with inventive and hilarious twists.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 20, October 21, October 21, October 27, October 27, October 28, October 28, November 3, November 3, November 4, November 4

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


Daddy Issues and Comedic Chops in "The Jackie Mason Musical"
at Skokie Theatre, Skokie

Jackie Mason's real-life love child, the liberal comic Sheba Mason, stars in "The Jackie Mason Musical" with a rambunctious cast of seven at the Skokie Theatre. This comedic chronicle looks at the decade-long tryst between the comedy icon and Sheba's mother, playwright Ginger Reiter. The action starts when 46-year-old Jackie (played by David Gordon) spots 20-something Ginger (played by Sheba) in a Miami deli in 1977. Jackie woos her while also courting Trixie, a gorgeous young Latina, and Rosa, a senior citizen with attitude, which causes Ginger some romantic distress. When Ginger becomes pregnant 10 years later, Jackie denies his paternity -- while still yearning to be with her -- and a complicated relationship begins. Enjoy original songs like "Ode to the Early Bird Special" and "I Never Met This Yenta" which pepper Sheba's major (and majorly hilarious) daddy issues.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 21, October 22

Full Price: $39  |  Our Price: $30


"Bill Graham & the Rock & Roll Revolution" Exhibit
at Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, Skokie

Rock impresario Bill Graham was a Holocaust refugee who promoted countless music legends -- including The Grateful Dead, Santana, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and The Who -- and produced humanitarian concerts such as "Live Aid" to raise the consciousness of the world. Take an electrifying trip through the '60s-'80s and learn about the extraordinary life and career of this remarkable man at the "Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution" exhibition at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, which includes more than 400 objects including rare memorabilia, psychedelic art, costumes, instruments and iconic photographs. Through January 7th, you can explore what the "Chicago Tribune" called "a rock story with a human touch throughout."

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 21, October 22, October 23, October 24, October 25, October 26, October 27, October 28, October 29, October 30, October 31, November 1, November 2, November 3, November 4, November 5, November 6, November 7, November 8, November 9, November 10, November 11, November 12

Full Price: $17  |  Our Price: $10


Nomi Dance Co. & Chicago Repertory Ballet
at Athenaeum Theatre, Chicago

Two of Chicago's finest dance companies join forces for an invigorating and dynamic program. Featuring performers and choreography from the all-female Nomi Dance Company and the genre-defying Chicago Repertory Ballet, "Illuminate" highlights a world of talent from this group of highly trained and alluring artists. The collaboration at Athenaeum Theatre is sure to be an action-packed performance of dynamic risk-taking and athleticism. CRB's founder and artistic director Wade Schaaf will join the two companies for the grand finale of this one-off.

Offer Dates: October 28

Full Price: $37  |  Our Price: $19


American Writers Museum: Explore Words With Friends
at American Writers Museum, Chicago

"I really hate to write," admitted Jack Kerouac. Lucky for us, he didn't let that stop him. The Beat Generation poet and novelist used a giant scroll of typewriter paper to create his seminal novel "On the Road", and it's just one of the many amazing artifacts and interactive exhibits you'll find at Chicago's American Writers Museum. Open to the public since May 2017, this cool new museum immerses you in a wonderland of words through cutting-edge technology, tracing the history of U.S. literature, as well as other forms of writing, from songs and ad slogans to poetry and sci-fi. Delve into the actual creative process, with a collaborative story area (complete with pencils, typewriters and digital access), a kid lit gallery and the "Anatomy of a Masterwork", which takes you into the mind of an author. And for all you logophiles (word lovers) out there, there's even a game room featuring interactive tabletop consoles.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 19, October 20, October 21, October 22, October 24, October 25, October 26, October 27, October 28, October 29, October 31, November 1, November 2, November 3, November 4

Full Price: $12  |  Our Price: $6


"BATSU! Chicago": Comedians Compete in Hilarious (and Painful!) Challenges
at Kamehachi Old Town, Chicago

Eating a bowl of wasabi, wrestling a sumo champion or filling your underwear with ice... You've seen examples of bizarre and over-the-top Japanese television and their American counterparts like "Wipeout", now see "BATSU! Chicago" live on stage with comedy troupe Face Off Unlimited. Batsu is Japanese for "penalty game" and you can expect these four warrior-comedians get shocked and splattered as they compete in the dinner theater at Kamehachi. Chicago's original sushi bar, Kamehachi is in the heart of old town and offers a full bar and menu.

Offer Dates: October 21

Full Price: $25.50  |  Our Price: $12.75


"His Greatness": Tennessee Williams' Later Days
at The Buena at Pride Arts Center, Chicago

Three men -- a great American playwright, his trusted and loyal assistant, and a young Canadian street hustler -- find themselves stuck together in a Vancouver hotel room for two days. The ensuing battle for power, love and loyalty is frequently funny, engagingly dark and ultimately moving. "His Greatness", a "potentially true story" inspired by the declining days of Tennessee Williams, is an intimate insight into the mind of a familiar public figure, grappling with the loss of former glory and desperate for a return to form and success. Catch this Chicago premiere from Pride Films & Plays at The Buena.

Offer Dates: November 9, November 10, November 12

Full Price: $25  |  Our Price: $12.50


Comedy-Variety Night Showcases Chicago Standouts
at The Revival, Chicago

"C.R.E.A.M." means Comedy Rules Everything Around Me, and at this Revival show, the Windy City's hidden gems prove it with an extravaganza of local stand-up and sketch. Chicago-based comedians Em Brown and Lem Slaughter host this night of poetry, music, sketch comedy, stand-up and more with special surprise guests.

Offer Dates: October 21

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


"Tinderella" Tells a Distinctly Different Love Story
at Under the Gun Theater, Chicago

A modern take on the classic fairy tale, "Tinderella" begins with an audience volunteer swiping their way through a larger-than-life dating app that features a hilarious cast of potential "perfect matches." After the characters are carefully selected, the cast of the show improvises the very best chapters of the fairy tale, hilariously proving that "happily ever after" isn't only the way things end in ancient storybooks. This ain't, after all, your ancestors' fairy tale. Catch "Tinderella" at Chicago's Under the Gun Theater.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 27

Full Price: $12  |  Our Price: $6


"That's Weird, Grandma: It Came From the Voting Booth" -- Written by Kids, Staged by Adults
at The Neo-Futurarium, Chicago

"That's Weird, Grandma" is a weekly show of short sketches and songs adapted from stories written by students in Barrel of Monkeys' arts education programs. The special 20th anniversary performance -- dubbed "It Came From the Voting Booth" -- features a sketch collection focusing on the 2016 election and all things political. The show runs the gamut from clever and funny to touching and poignant, and includes live music, original song-and-dance numbers, wigs and props galore and a rotating cast of talented professional actors.

Offer Dates: October 22, October 29, November 5, November 12, December 4, December 11, December 18, December 21, December 22, December 23, January 22, January 29, February 5, February 12, February 19

Full Price: $5 - $15  |  Our Price: $5 - $8


Create Your Own Signature Scent in an Aroma Workshop
at Aroma Workshop, Chicago

Aroma Workshop's crack team of olfactory authorities leads you through the process of developing your very own fragrance in this deluxe signature scent-creation class. They'll show you how to sniff and analyze dozens of perfume oils to figure out your favorites, then use their fragrance-balancing expertise to help you create your unique personalize blend. It'll be bottled in your choice of an elegant classic or a vintage-style bulb atomizer, along with a half-ounce travel version to take home. So when your friends undoubtedly ask what scent you're wearing, you can tell them it's very exclusive and happens to be named after you.

Offer Dates: December 31

Full Price: $60  |  Our Price: $30


Halloween Horror Fun Returns: "Splatter Theater"
at The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, Chicago

A parody of classic slasher movies, the characters in "Splatter Theater" include such archetypes as the nun, the school jock, the virgin, the class dick and, of course, the bumbling old man. Laugh and watch them all die in different ways: Tongue pulled out, drill in the head, evisceration, slashed throat, and many other hilariously appalling ways. With freshly painted white walls on the stage before each performance, the audience will be horrified and delighted by the end, when the walls are covered in blood. Don't miss the annual return of "Splatter Theater" this Halloween season at Chicago's Annoyance Theatre & Bar.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 28, October 31

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


Weekend Improv Comedy Shows at Laugh Out Loud Theater
at Laugh Out Loud Theater - Schaumburg, Schaumburg

The show is guaranteed to be hilarious and new every time Laugh Out Loud Theater performs "Weekend Improv". Done in the same fully improvised style as hit shows like "Whose Line Is it Anyway?", "Weekend Improv" combines live action, video and audience participation into a truly unique, laugh-filled evening -- all in an intimate, cabaret setting. From scenes and songs to crazy games -- it's all made up on the spot and based on audience suggestions. You never know what might happen next, but it's sure to leave you in stitches.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 20, October 21, October 21, October 27, October 27, October 28, October 28, November 3, November 3, November 4, November 4, November 10, November 10, November 11, November 11, November 17, November 17, November 18, November 18

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


"The Dinner Detective": An Interactive Mystery Dinner Show
at Hilton Garden Inn - Chicago, Chicago

Named the best show of its kind in Los Angeles and Denver for four years running, "The Dinner Detective" comes to Chicago to serve up a tasty whodunit along with a seated four-course dinner. And since this comedic murder mystery is set in the present day, you'll never know whether someone at your table is one of the talented cast of improvisers. In fact, everyone's a suspect -- including you! The event starts out with a reception featuring tray-passed hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar, followed by the meal, which includes salad, an entree and dessert. Between courses, you can expect plenty of murder, mayhem and hidden clues coming to light as you puzzle through the crime. This special Goldstar offer includes admission, dinner and a commemorative mug. And the top sleuth even wins a prize package at the end of the evening.

Offer Dates: October 21, November 11, November 18, November 25

Full Price: $94  |  Our Price: $61


Friday Night Booze Cruise on Lake Michigan
at Anita Dee II Yacht at DuSable Harbor, Chicago

Yacht Party Chicago invites you to set sail aboard the Anita Dee II at Dusable Harbor, and enjoy an on-board bar, DJ entertainment and spectacular views of the sparkling Chicago skyline. The boat will no doubt be rocking to Top 40, EDM and hip-hop hits, so you can dance the night away and soak up the sights from both indoor and outdoor decks. Once you're back at the pier, head to the after-party at a bar in River North, which includes one drink.

Offer Dates: October 20

Full Price: $50  |  Our Price: $25


The Revival's New Sketch Comedy Show
at The Revival, Chicago

Come out to Chicago's The Revival for its Fall Sketch Comedy Revue -- "The Revolution Will Not Be Improvised!" -- a hilarious night of music and comedy inspired by the current sociopolitical environment. The show will feature Max Thomas, Elias Rios, Jared Chapman, Lexi Alioto, Sara Savusa and Mo Phillips-Spotts.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 28, November 4, November 11

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


Oak Park Concert Chorale Christmas Concert
at St. John Lutheran Church, Forest Park

Known for the diversity of both their musical acumen and cultural backgrounds, the acclaimed Oak Park Concert Chorale has an extensive and rich repertoire of music, featuring everything from a cappella to holiday and accompanied performances. Led by Director Paul Lindblad, this 40-member choir is one of the Midwest's leading choral ensembles, attracting more than 700 audience members every year. Be uplifted and inspired at Forest Park's St. John Lutheran Church.

Offer Dates: November 19

Full Price: $18  |  Our Price: $9


"Occidental Express": East Reaches Toward West
at Trap Door Theatre, Chicago

Visionary director Istvan Szabo K. returns to Chicago from Hungary to stage Matei Visniec's "Occidental Express", a visceral examination of people struggling to forget their past for the promise of a mythical utopian future. See it on the stage of Trap Door Theatre.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 21, October 26, October 27, October 28, November 2, November 3, November 4, November 9, November 10, November 11, November 16, November 18

Full Price: $20 - $25  |  Our Price: $10 - $12.50


The Comedy Bar: Top-Rated Stand-Up in the Heart of Chicago
at The Comedy Bar, Chicago

Named one of "Chicago" magazine's "Best Comedy Clubs in Chicago," The Comedy Bar delivers great stand-up comedy in the heart of the city, easily accessible to both locals and out-of-towners -- and with a kind-to-the-wallet "no drink minimum" policy. Whether it's top touring comics taking the stage or promising local up-and-comers behind the mic, The Comedy Bar is dedicated to giving the funniest comedians in the country their chance to shine. And who knows -- maybe you'll even get to witness an early set from the next Jerry Seinfeld, Amy Schumer or Chris Rock?

Offer Dates: October 19, October 26, November 2, November 9, November 16, November 30, December 7, December 14, December 21, December 28

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $5 - $10


New Comedy "F*ck you, Stephen Hawking!"
at Drinking & Writing Theater at Haymarket Pub & Brewery, Chicago

Written by and starring Sean and Carolyn Benjamin, Drinking & Writing Theater's "F*ck you, Stephen Hawking!" is the story of a couple who hear Stephen Hawking's dire prediction that Earth will come to an end sometime in the next thousand years, and possibly as early as one hundred years. The couple must come to terms with the reality that they have nothing of value to add to saving humanity -- except possibly their children, who either need to help find a way to get off Earth or parish. Experience all the madness at Drinking & Writing Theater at Haymarket Pub & Brewery.

Offer Dates: October 21

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: COMP - $7.50


Chicago Skyline Views on Lake Michigan Party Cruise
at Navy Pier, Chicago

Can you believe 2018 is almost here? Might as well celebrate all weekend long, kicking off with this "Eve of the Eve" yacht cruise on picturesque Lake Michigan. Get prime views of the Chicago skyline and enjoy a moonlight buffet on the Mystic Blue, which includes a lounge area, two dance floors of live DJs and an open top deck.

Offer Dates: December 30

Full Price: $50  |  Our Price: $25


Halloween Day Pub Crawl in River North
at Various Bars in River North Neighborhood-Chicago Twenty Something, Chicago

The ghouls and goblins wait until nighttime to come out, but the smart ones among us know that the real fun begins much earlier in the day! Kick off your Halloween weekend on Saturday by heading out for an afternoon of day drinking in River North. Put on your best costume and hit up some of River North's best clubs and bars from late morning until nearly twilight.

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Coming-of-Age Drama "In The Red and Brown Water"
at Josephine Louis Theater, Evanston

How far will fast, beautiful Oya go to make a mark in the world? Written by the Academy Award-winning writer of "Moonlight", "In The Red and Brown Water" is an intoxicating story that charts a young girl's thrust into womanhood and her subsequent fall into the murky waters of life. The production will be featured as the centerpiece of the 2017 International Black Arts Festival, curated by Northwestern faculty member E. Patrick Johnson and hosted by Northwestern University. See this coming-of-age drama at the Josephine Louis Theater in Evanston.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 22, October 27, October 29

Full Price: $25  |  Our Price: $12.50


The Chopping Block Cooking Classes -- Lincoln Square
at The Chopping Block Lincoln Square, Chicago

Ever watch expert chefs create mouth-watering dishes on TV and wish you could do the same? You can learn to do just that at The Chopping Block Cooking Classes. Located in the Lincoln Square neighborhood, The Chopping Block is a fun, laid-back place to pick up a variety of cooking disciplines. Learn to can and preserve food, create traditional dim sum favorites, and pair food and wine for a summertime gathering. Come along with a chef to the Lincoln Square farmers market and see how a pro chooses produce, then turn it into a healthy and delicious meal. Take a break from all your hard work and enjoy the ultimate backyard barbecue, grilled up by Chef Mario Scordato. With more classes added all the time, The Chopping Block is Chicago's premier recreational cooking school.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 21, October 22, November 1, November 2, November 4, November 5, November 7

Full Price: $60 - $175  |  Our Price: $30 - $175


Pharez Whitted Quartet at Winter's Jazz Club
at Winter's Jazz Club, Chicago

Currently Director of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras Jazz Orchestra, Pharez Whitted has performed throughout the United States and overseas. He's played "The Arsenio Hall Show", The Billboard Music Awards, at Carnegie Hall and major jazz festivals throughout the country, and has worked with such notables as Branford Marsalis, George Duke, Elvin Jones, Kirk Whalum, John Mellencamp, Nancy Wilson, Meshell Ndegeocello and Chaka Khan -- not to mention his uncle Slide Hampton. Recently named Chicagoan of the Year in Jazz for 2016, Pharez and his quartet, featuring Bobby Broom on guitar, Jeremiah Hunt on bass and Xazavian Valladay on drums, now come to Winter's Jazz Club in Chicago.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 20

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


Chicago's Best Illusions Performed Live at "The Magic Cabaret"
at Greenhouse Theater Center, Chicago

"The Magic Cabaret" brings back the golden age of magic, mystery and mischief to Windy City audiences hungry for the unusual. In every Greenhouse Theater Center show, performance partners David Parr and Joe Diamond amaze and astound with hocus-pocus in the signature Chicago style -- up-close sleight-of-hand, along with illusions featuring everyday objects. This longtime duo, who've been packing them in for close to a decade, conjure up plenty of audience participation as well, making it a fun outing for anyone, no matter the age.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 25, November 1, November 8, November 15, November 22, November 29, December 6, December 13, December 20, December 27

Full Price: $25  |  Our Price: $12.50


Oak Park Concert Chorale Christmas Concert
at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Melrose Park

Known for their singers' diverse ages and cultural backgrounds, the Oak Park Concert Chorale boasts an equally wide-ranging repertoire of baroque, romantic and 20th-century works, along with holiday favorites. The acclaimed vocal ensemble has moved and impressed audiences across Chicagoland for more than 35 years through their performances at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Melrose Park and elsewhere.

Offer Dates: December 3

Full Price: $18  |  Our Price: $9


"Rent Due" Comedy Show
at Harold Washington Cultural Center, Chicago

Watch BET comedian Jasmin Brown as her onstage alter ego "Toya Turn Up" onstage at Chicago's McCormick Place for the "Rent Due" comedy showcase. The lineup also includes funny friends NotKarlton Banks, Darren Fleet and Just Nesh, stand-ups seen on Comedy Central, "All Def Comedy" and more.

Offer Dates: November 2

Full Price: $40 - $60  |  Our Price: $20 - $30


"Burf of a Nation (Or From Covfefe With Love)"
at Greenhouse Theater Center, Chicago

We all knew it was only a matter of time, after the Tweeter in Chief's "covfefe" blunder caught hold of the pop-political zeitgeist like a rabid dog, before it would begin to inspire artistic interpretations. Lucky for us, the result here is the clever and outrageous "Burf of a Nation (Or From Covfefe With Love)". Covfefe Lamont Jenkins is a southern farmer enraged by the current political climate, repeatedly making his opinions known via an ongoing Twitter beef with the POTUS. However, one day Covfefe is tagged in a tweet that pushes him to take an action so extreme that it sends the entire nation into a tailspin. Find out what happens next at Chicago's Greenhouse Theater Center.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 21, October 22, October 27, October 28, October 29, November 3, November 4, November 5, November 9, November 10, November 11, November 12, November 16, November 17, November 18

Full Price: $28 - $32  |  Our Price: $14 - $16


Heritage Explored in "Augusta and Noble"
at Merle Reskin Theatre, Chicago

Worlds collide in the drama "Augusta and Noble" when Gabi, who has lived in a vibrant Latino community in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago, begins high school across the city at Northside College Prep, where she is exposed to new people and a spectrum of possibilities. As Gabi begins to explore her heritage, and discover the truth about her parents' arrival in America, she must figure out exactly where she belongs. Presented at the Merle Reskin Theatre, "Augusta and Noble" celebrates the rich history and bright futures of the immigrants who call the Windy City home.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 28, November 4, November 11

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: $5


"Vamp": A Music Comedy Drinking Show
at MCL Chicago, Chicago

Comedy, music and drinks come together in the hilarious show "Vamp", which was voted "Best Sketch/Improv Troupe" in the "Chicago Reader"'s Best of Chicago 2017. This twice-weekly showcase of Chicago's top musical comedy talent is an interactive laugh riot at MCL Chicago, featuring some of the best performers in the biz for a classy evening of original short-form musical-comedy improv, drinks in hand, along with live house band The Vampers. After the show, join the cast at Shaker's on Clark, where you'll get a free shot, drink specials and a chance to hang out with the folks who just made you laugh.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 21, October 27, October 28

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $15


Magical One-Man Play "This Wonderful Life"
at The Edge Theater, Chicago

While some Christmas shows lean on extravagant costumes and decorations, "This Wonderful Life" gets to the heart of the season with a powerful story told by one man. James Leaming inhabits every role in this hilariously touching stage adaptation of the iconic holiday film "It's a Wonderful Life" in this American Blues Theater production at The Edge Theater in Chicago. Simple props and effects complete the scenes, and "the effects take on a life of their own, and the audience is swept up in the suspension of disbelief" ("San Diego Union-Tribune"). George Bailey, Clarence, Mr. Potter and the gang come to life as a single actor tells the heartwarming story of one hardworking man's life and his effect on the people around him. The "San Diego Union-Tribune" calls it "theatrical magic... tour de force performance [by Leaming]."

Offer Dates: November 3, November 4, November 5, November 9, November 10, November 11, November 12, November 15, November 16, November 17, November 18, November 18, November 19, November 20, November 22, November 24, November 24, November 25, November 26

Full Price: $19 - $49  |  Our Price: $9.50 - $24.50


Broadway Star Nick Adams is "Simply Sensational"
at Pride Arts Center: Broadway Stage, Chicago

Rising Broadway star Nick Adams headlines Pride Films and Plays' annual fall benefit, "Simply Sensational", at the Pride Arts Center Broadway Stage in New York. Adams originated the role of Adam/Felicia in the Broadway premiere of "Priscilla: Queen of the Desert" and also had major roles in the hit revivals of "A Chorus Line", "Guys and Dolls", "Chicago" and "La Cage Aux Folles". "Simply Sensational" features musical direction by Robert Ollis, and is directed by David Zak. The evening benefits the programming of Pride Films and Plays and the ongoing renovation of the Pride Arts Center.

Offer Dates: November 6

Full Price: n/a  |  Our Price: Sold Out


Basement of the Dead & Shattered 3D: Two Haunted Houses
at Basement of the Dead, Aurora

If you want to get your scream on this Halloween, there's no better deep, dark thrill than descending into the living nightmare that's the Basement of the Dead and Shattered 3D. Two of Chicago's top haunts in one terror-filled location, Basement of the Dead is better and scarier than ever as it takes you down into the haunted lair of Al and Imus Kilya, who were disfigured in a terrible explosion and haunt the sewers and tunnels below the streets. BuzzFeed named it the No. 1 Haunted House in the World That Will Freak You Out, and Hauntworld ranked it in the Top 13 Haunted Houses in America. If you survive the frights, then you'll take on the world's first and only 3D flashlight haunt. Shattered 3D takes you into the realm of an evil clown who's deadly with a sledgehammer and who reigns over a chaotic circus that assaults your senses with chilling sights and sounds.

Offer Dates: November 4

Full Price: $25 - $45  |  Our Price: $17 - $22.50


1940's Radio Play of Hitchcock's "The 39 Steps"
at 19th Century Charitable Association, Oak Park

Inspired by Hitchcock's classic film and performed as a live period radio play, "The 39 Steps" is a fast-paced ride through the signature world of the "Master of Suspense." Richard Hannay gets trapped in a world of danger when he joins the battle against the 39 Steps, a spy organization who's after British military secrets. The tables turn on Hannay when he's accused of murdering a counter-espionage agent, and he must flee to Scotland to clear his name and dismantle the spy ring. Oak Park Festival Theatre, in conjunction with the 19th Century Charitable Association, will transport you back to the halcyon days of radio with a theatrical recreation of this thrilling radio mystery from WVOP's Theater of the Air.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 22

Full Price: $30  |  Our Price: $10 - $15


"Getting Paid to Talk": An Introduction to Voice Over
at Bughouse Theatre - North Center/Lakeview, Chicago

Have you ever been told you have a great voice? Whether you're looking for a new career or just interested in making some extra money on the side, this workshop gives you a fun, realistic behind-the-scenes look at the voiceover industry. From audiobooks to training material, cartoons, documentaries, commercials and more, you'll learn the ins and outs of this growing field and how to avoid the common mistakes made by newcomers. Hear what a professional voice demo sounds like, discover which vocal types are most in demand, and record a short script under the direction of your instructor. This class is a great first step for anyone interested in voice acting.

Offer Dates: November 14

Full Price: $40  |  Our Price: $20


Foodie Walking Tour: Discover River North
at River North, Chicago

Besides Cubs vs. Sox, Chicagoans passionately debate two other controversies: who makes the best deep-dish pizza and who serves up the best Italian beef sandwiches. You'll get to try two of the most popular answers on this three-hour food and history walking tour of River North. You'll also get to know one of the city's most interesting neighborhoods through its cuisine -- from specialty food stores to ethnic eateries, from the well-known to the best-kept secrets. Plus, you'll visit celebrity chef Rick Bayless' restaurant, Xoco, sample some Spanish tapas and more. Between tastings, an expert guide from Sidewalk of Chicago provides an entertaining insider's view into the Windy City's culture, history and architecture, tying the sights and sounds to the tastes.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 21, October 27, October 28, November 3, November 4, November 10, November 11, November 17, November 18, November 24, November 25

Full Price: $60  |  Our Price: $42


Madcap Comedy "The Explorers Club"
at Citadel Theatre, Lake Forest

Armed only with a spoon, an intrepid female explorer ventures into the jungle and returns with Luigi, a suitably exotic-looking member of the lost tribe she's just discovered. Yet the esteemed -- and all male -- members of London's exclusive Explorers Club still refuse to allow her entry. Granted, it's 1879 and well before women's lib, but this particular group of professors aren't exactly setting the world on fire -- one's searching for the East Pole and another believes the lost tribes of Israel actually ended up in Ireland. Tony nominee Nell Benjamin ("Legally Blonde") wrote this crazy battle-of-the-sexes comedy, dubbed "wildly funny" by "Variety", now coming to the Citadel Theatre in Lake Forest as part of their 15th-anniversary celebration.

Offer Dates: April 25, April 26, April 27, April 28, April 29, May 2, May 3, May 4, May 5, May 6, May 10, May 11, May 12, May 13, May 16, May 17, May 18, May 19, May 20, May 24, May 25, May 26, May 27

Full Price: $20 - $40  |  Our Price: $5 - $20


"Arsenic and Old Magic": Haunting Vaudeville Magic
at Athenaeum Theatre Studio One, Chicago

Livingstone and his spirit friends lurk into Chicago's Athenaeum Theatre Studio One for a night of dark theatrical magic show to haunt the season. He'll visit the characters that shaped the era of an enigmatic vaudeville magician and work to unravel deep mysteries -- and maybe even murder.

Offer Dates: October 26, October 29, October 30, November 2

Full Price: $30  |  Our Price: $16


Magician Ivan Amodei's "Intimate Illusions"
at Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

Master illusionist Ivan Amodei brings his acclaimed show "Intimate Illusions" to a luxurious candlelit suite at the Ritz-Carlton. With live musical accompaniment by a talented concert cellist, this intimate, one hour and 30-minute performance cleverly combines world-class sleight-of-hand, fantastic storytelling and audience participation with razor-sharp wit and an entertaining theatrical twist. You'll witness Amodei manipulating time, discovering a spectator's destiny and even controlling a random audience member's fate -- might it be you? The "Los Angeles Times" named "Intimate Illusions" a Top Pick and "BroadwayWorld" called it "Spectacular!" Amodei himself has won six People's Choice Awards for Best Entertainer.

Offer Dates: November 24, November 24, November 25, November 25

Full Price: $75 - $100  |  Our Price: $36 - $55


"Carrie 2: The Rage (An Unauthorized Musical Parody)" Is Bloody, Rockin' Fun
at The Arkham, Chicago

More than a decade after Carrie White burned her high school to the ground with her mind, goth teenager Rachel Lang has her own telekenetic drama to deal with. Sue Snell, Carrie's former classmate and Rachel's guidance counselor, must grapple with surprising similarities between the two outcasts -- and fast, before history repeats itself. Framed as a backer's auction for a ridiculously ambitious Broadway production, "Carrie 2: The Rage (An Unauthorized Musical Parody)" pokes fun at the entire Carrie canon and '90s movie tropes through a punchy, rock-infused score. Make it a Halloween to remember and catch this irreverent, hilarious, completely unauthorized meta-musical at the Arkham, a spiffy new venue in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 21, October 22, October 23, October 27, October 28, October 29, October 30, November 3, November 4, November 5, November 6, November 10, November 11, November 12, November 13, November 17, November 18

Full Price: $20 - $25  |  Our Price: $10 - $12.50


Family Drama "Sunflower Seeds"
at Madison Street Theatre, Oak Park

When an unexpected visitor suddenly arrives on their front doorstep, a middle-class family finds their entire world turned upside down. "Sunflower Seeds" explores their struggle to stay together despite the hidden secrets that come to light. See this new show from the Magnified Gift Theater Company at the Madison Street Theatre in Oak Park.

Offer Dates: October 27, October 28, October 28

Full Price: $25  |  Our Price: COMP - $12.50


Hot Gypsy Jazz From the Alfonso Ponticelli Trio
at Winter's Jazz Club, Chicago

Made famous by Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli's Quintette du Hot Club de France, gypsy jazz has enchanted listeners ever since with its up-tempo swing rhythms tinged with Old World folk flavor. The result, heard on songs like "Minor Swing," "Nuages" and "Limehouse Blues," is an infectious sound that is impossible not to get swept up in. Keeping this tradition alive in Chicago is multi-instrumentalist Alfonso Ponticelli and his trio. A multiple award winner, Ponticelli has shared the stage with the legendary Les Paul, played both banjo and guitar with the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, and collaborated with a slew of Arabic, Celtic, bluegrass and other traditional folk ensembles. The "Chicago Tribune" called Ponticelli's take on gypsy jazz "bracingly fresh and contemporary." Don't miss this swingin' time at Winter's Jazz Club.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 21

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


"Hitch*Cocktails": Comics Imbibe, Improvise a Thriller
at The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, Chicago

The experienced improvisational artists at the Annoyance add a twist (of lime) to their usual Saturday night antics. Armed with just an audience suggestion, they'll create and act out a full-length Alfred Hitchcock-style thriller on the spot -- aided by plenty of access to a real on-stage wet bar. As the suspense and humor escalate, so does the alcohol in the players' bloodstreams, making for truly unpredictable story twists. Parlor games and a live jazz band add to the excitement as well.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 27

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


"Trapped in a Room With a Zombie": You Have to Find the Way Out!
at Fine Arts Building, Chicago

In this interactive experience, you're trapped in a room -- and a hungry zombie is in there, too! Luckily, the zombie is chained to a wall. But every five minutes, a buzzer sounds and the zombie's chain is released a few more inches. You and up to 11 other adventurers have just one hour to escape the room or risk getting eaten! Hidden in the room is a key that will unlock the door to your freedom. You and your fellow zombie bait must work together to locate numerous clues and solve riddles. It's perfect for a thrilling night out with friends, a really cool date night, or just to have a blast by yourself while meeting new people -- cheating death-by-zombie tends to create fast friendships.

Offer Dates: December 31

Full Price: $28  |  Our Price: $21


Chicago Holiday Chocolate Show
at Crowne Plaza Chicago-Northbrook, Northbrook

The world of chocolate is as complex as it is delicious. Take an in-depth look -- and taste -- at the Northbrook Holiday Chocolate Show. As you enter the doors of the event space at Crowne Plaza Northbrook, behold a room filled with exquisite chocolates, wines, spirits and artisan foods. Try delectable items on display from over 40 artisans before you buy. It's the perfect place to score fabulous gifts for the foodies and chocolate lovers on your list.

Offer Dates: November 4, November 5

Full Price: $25  |  Our Price: $18.50


Paul Marinaro Trio: Jazz-Swing Vocalist Set to Entertain
at Winter's Jazz Club, Chicago

Dubbed "one of the most accomplished and promising jazz-swing vocalists in the country" by the "Chicago Tribune", Paul Marinaro has been knockin' 'em dead with his pristine pipes across the Windy City and beyond. Along with the Chicago Jazz Festival in Millennium Park, he's played top venues on both coasts, and released a successful debut album in 2013, called "Without a Song". Trio-mates Mike Allemana on guitar and John Sims on bass join him for this gig at Winter's Jazz Club.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 24, November 7, November 7, November 21, November 21

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


Glenn Miller Orchestra: Escape to the Big Band Era
at Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall, Milwaukee

Throw on "A String of Pearls" or a "Tuxedo Junction," get "In the Mood," sip a "Moonlight Cocktail" and escape to the golden age of swing music with a "Moonlight Serenade" by the OG big band. Forget traffic -- you know the squad lives to park only once in a night out, so go to the concert early and stroll to one of the nearby restaurants for dinner or stay on theme and get your Instagram game on with a 1930s cocktail at one of the old-fashioned bars. Meander along the river back to the on-point acoustics of the elegant Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall in Milwaukee's art mecca, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Do what fans -- such as presidents, Hollywood actors and princesses -- have done before you and tell today's stress to step back as you live that "Chattanooga Choo Choo" life with the Glenn Miller Orchestra.

Offer Dates: October 20

Full Price: $48  |  Our Price: $35 - $38


Comedian Bryan Callen ("The Hangover", "MADtv")
at Chicago Improv of Schaumburg, Schaumburg

Every great comic has a signature prop: Groucho had his cigar; Bob Hope had his golf club and Bryan Callen has ... his body. Whereas some comics merely write their bits, Callen -- a longtime "MADtv" cast member and "Letterman" vet -- nearly choreographs them, his limbs punctuating each one of his knockout punchlines. As a comedy actor, his credits include everything from the films "Ride Along", "Old School" and "The Hangover I & II", to literally dozens of TV shows, like "How I Met Your Mother", "Frasier", "Sex and the City", "In Plain Sight", "Entourage" and more. Now, following his first hourlong stand-up special, Showtime's "Bryan Callen: Man Class", this master comedian headlines Chicago Improv of Schaumburg.

Offer Dates: December 14, December 15, December 15, December 16, December 16

Full Price: $24  |  Our Price: $12


Saturday Morning Paint & Sip For Teens & Adults
at Absolutely Anything Essential, Chicago

Picture yourself in a relaxed environment, enjoying a Saturday morning art class with your teen or group of friends and taking home your own personalized painting. Led by a local artist, this weekend get-together at the Absolutely Anything Essential Gift Shop in Chicago provides all the art supplies, plus snacks, soft drinks and adult beverages and appetizers. It's a great way to kick off the weekend and spend some time with your teen.

Offer Dates: October 28

Full Price: $40  |  Our Price: $20


Walking Tour Explores Architecture of the Chicago Loop
at Second City Tours - Loop Architecture Tour, Chicago

The Loop is Chicago's central business district, a bustling, historic neighborhood that's home to City Hall, the Art Institute of Chicago, Grant Park, the State Street shopping district and Willis Tower -- the tallest building in the world for close to 25 years. On the Loop Architecture Tour, you'll walk through the concrete canyons of Chicago learning about everything from Art Deco buildings to the world's largest Tiffany glass dome to the architectural fallout from the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

Offer Dates: December 30

Full Price: n/a  |  Our Price: Sold Out


The TV Writer & The Janitor
at Richard Christiansen Theater, Chicago

They say you should write what you know, a motto Latina playwright and television writer Tanya Saracho seems to have embraced whole-heartedly in her acclaimed play "Fade". With credits such as HBO's "Girls", ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" and other shows under her belt, Saracho has applied the full force of her industry experience to a witty, behind-the-scenes drama that follows Lucia, a Mexican-born writer hired on to a ruthless Hollywood TV series. There, she meets a Mexican-American custodian, Abel, who is brimming with his own trove of excellent plot lines. As their friendship grows, so does Lucia's temptation to co-opt Abel's ideas in her own work, leading to poignant revelations about authenticity of culture and the self. Enter "Fade"'s "sweet spot between comedy and drama" ("Chicago Tribune") as this stirring production comes to Richard Christiansen Theater as part of the Chicago International Latino Theater Festival.

Offer Dates: October 26, October 27, October 28, October 29

Full Price: $25  |  Our Price: $12.50


A Dominican Mother & Son Struggle to Reconnect
at Richard Christiansen Theater, Chicago

It's unfortunately rare to see Dominican culture represented on the stage, so don't miss this chance to see the probing new drama "Ashes of Light" at Richard Christiansen Theater. Part of the Chicago International Latino Theater Festival, it's an intimate portrayal of an estranged mother and son trying to rekindle their love for each other, each representing a different generation of Dominicans living on the north side of Chicago. Over the course of two evenings, the play explores their frayed connection, as long-held secrets begin to emerge and threaten to destroy their already thin bond forever.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 20, October 21, October 22

Full Price: $25  |  Our Price: $12.50


Fun, Laid-Back Cooking Classes
at The Chopping Block at the Mart, Chicago

For 19 years, The Chopping Block has been teaching Chicagoans how to cook in a friendly, fun and entertaining way. Whether you're a total kitchen novice who can't even boil water or a seasoned chef looking to pick up some new skills, The Chopping Block's eager and knowledgeable staff, state-of-the-art supplies and lighthearted atmosphere make cooking feel like a party. Offering everything from knife skills classes to tutorials on preparing pies, gnocchi and sushi, The Chopping Block at the Mart can help you to unleash your inner Wolfgang Puck. See the full event description for class details.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 23, October 28, October 31, November 4, November 5, November 9, November 12, November 13

Full Price: $60 - $125  |  Our Price: $60 - $125


"Cat Videos Live!": Feline Film Fest
at Thalia Hall, Chicago

Not just for YouTube anymore, feline follies have grown into their own niche cinematic genre. And at "Cat Videos Live!", you can celebrate clever kitties and talented tabbies as they star in this feline film festival, cat comedy event and social gathering for all ages. Hosted by comedienne Carla Rhodes, this event at Thalia Hall in Chicago provides a genuine atmosphere for animal lovers to experience the cat video phenomenon -- together. "Cat Videos Live!" and CatVideos.com have partnered to bring exclusive content to the big screen and act as a forum for cat video creators to showcase their cats.

Offer Dates: November 14

Full Price: $31  |  Our Price: $19.99


Kick Off the Winter Season With Chicago Wine Fest
at Moe's Cantina River North, Chicago

Cheese, wine, free stuff ... sounds like holiday perfection, and it's the perfect way to bring back together old and new friends for the season. The Chicago Wine Fest (formerly River North Wine Fest) returns with tastings of over 35 wines from all over the world. Plus, there'll be cheese plates around, because cheese is not only an excellent pairing -- It is life. There are also a ton of codes you'll be able to use to grab free swag, and a photo contest will help you remember what you may forget after the 10th tasting. So go forth and eat, drink and be merry with the crew at Moe's Cantina River North.

Offer Dates: December 9

Full Price: $50  |  Our Price: $25


"Party Like a Rockstar": Halloween at the Hard Rock
at Hard Rock Cafe, Chicago

Chicago's Hard Rock Cafe gets the jump on Halloween with its "Party Like a Rockstar" bash. Channel your favorite divas, guitar gods and music icons as you groove to the sounds of the city's top DJs, surrounded by legendary rock and roll memorabilia.

Offer Dates: October 28

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


"The Bridges of Madison County": Romantic Musical
at Meiley-Swallow Theatre, Naperville

One of the most unforgettable romantic stories ever written, "The Bridges of Madison County", first captured the nation's attention as a best-selling novel, then became an award-winning film, and is now a two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. Francesca Johnson, a beautiful Italian woman who married an American soldier to flee war-torn Italy, looks forward to a few days alone on her Iowa farm when her family heads to the 1965 State Fair. When ruggedly handsome National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid pulls into her driveway seeking directions, a chance encounter becomes a four-day whirlwind romance caught between decision and desire - offering a second chance at so much more. This sweeping romance about the roads we travel, the doors we open and the bridges we dare to cross will leave you breathless when it comes to the stage of Meiley-Swallow Theatre courtesy of BrightSide Theatre.

Offer Dates: November 3, November 4, November 5, November 10, November 11, November 12, November 17, November 18, November 19

Full Price: $30  |  Our Price: $15


"Everyone's a Lawyer": New Stand-Up Game Show Delivers Legal Laughs
at Laugh Factory Chicago, Chicago

Everybody thinks they'd make a great lawyer -- whether you're scrapping on social media, arguing with your grandfather or just yelling at the nightly news. But opinions are not the law and who better to test these opinions than comedians? Laugh Factory Chicago debuts its new game show "Everyone's a Lawyer", featuring three comedian-contestants tackling real-life legal scenarios. They'll present the best (and most comical) solutions and answers for their clients, complete with opening statements, arguments, closing arguments and, of course, stand-up comedy. You and the rest of the audience play judge and jury to decide the winning "lawyer."

Offer Dates: October 26

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: COMP


Soaring Views of Chicago Landmarks & Skyline on Daytime Helicopter Tour
at Chicago Helicopter Experience, Chicago

You haven't seen Chicago until you see it from a helicopter, high in the air, with completely unobstructed views. On this daytime helicopter tour, you'll get to soar high above Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower), Lincoln Park, Navy Pier, Wrigley Field and many other iconic local landmarks. Then there's that glistening Chicago skyline, resplendent and prominent throughout an aerial journey that is enhanced by narration from your knowledgeable pilot. See like the birds do on this 45-minute experience with 15 minutes of flight time.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 23, October 25, October 27, October 30

Full Price: $148  |  Our Price: $109


Cheesy Laughs at "Free Pizza"
at Laugh Out Loud Chicago, Chicago

"Free Pizza" is a weekly extravaganza at Laugh Out Loud Chicago featuring musical guests, different improv groups from around the city, ensembles from The Laugh Out Loud League and The Improv Den. And yes, there's also free pizza -- just be sure to show up before it runs out!

Offer Dates: October 19, October 26, November 2, November 9, November 16, November 30

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: $5


Chicago Halloween Trolley Bar Crawl: Costume Contests & More
at Lincoln Park High School, Chicago

It's the grown-up version of trick-or-treating: For one wickedly fun night this Halloween weekend, you can join your favorite goblins and ghouls for a creepy-crawly trek to several of the hottest clubs in Chicago's coolest neighborhoods. Only instead of stumbling zombie-like from bar to bar, you'll be riding in style on a trolley or bus, where you can keep the party rolling with your fellow crawlers between stops. In addition to the trolley transportation, admission includes two $5 drink cards, drink specials and no covers at the participating venues. Many of the clubs will be holding their own costume contests, but you'll also have a chance to win a $500 social-media grand prize from the party sponsors.

Offer Dates: October 28

Full Price: $25  |  Our Price: $12


"TrEat Me Fest": Sweet Treats, Sexy Sips & Fun Services
at Concord Fifty + Five, Chicago

Treat yo'self to the "TrEat Me Fest", a one-day event geared toward helping you relax and unwind while perusing exhibitors offering a variety of sips, sweets, savories and services. Indulge in a cupcake, sip a specialty cocktail, maybe even test the waters with a henna tattoo. Each vendor will have samples, and you'll also have the option of purchasing items to take home with you. It's all taking place amidst the cool urban ambiance of exposed brick and beams and floor-to-ceiling windows at Concord Fifty Five between Lincoln Park and Wicker Park. There are two two-hour sessions to choose from, and every admission includes two drink tickets for sponsored beverages.

Offer Dates: December 3

Full Price: $25  |  Our Price: $12.50


Wrigleyville Halloween Crawl
at Old Crow Smokehouse on Clark Street, Chicago

Celebrate Halloween weekend by heading out for a night of fun and fright! Put on your best costume and hit up some of Wrigleyville's best bars for a Halloween event you'll be scared to miss. Tickets include a light buffet, gift cards to use on the crawl, costume contests, giveaways and more.

Offer Dates: October 28

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


"Miss Julia": Latino Take on a Classic
at 1700 Theatre, Chicago

An affair between an upper class woman and a household servant captures the power dynamics of the U.S. and Latin America in "Miss Julia". Based on August Strindberg's much-revived 19th-century drama, this bilingual production for the DESTINOS Chicago International Latino Theater Festival sets the action in Colombia for a timely effect. And the whole evening will transport you south of the border as you sip rum and delight your taste buds with salsa while enjoying live traditional Colombian folk music. Jhon Alex Toro, of the Oscar-nominated film "Maria Full of Grace", stars in this clash of cultures at Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre.

Offer Dates: October 26, October 27, October 28, October 28

Full Price: $25  |  Our Price: $12.50


Taco Party in Chicago's River North
at Moe's Cantina River North, Chicago

Come out to Moe's Cantina in Chicago to celebrate the greatest food on Earth -- the taco! Tickets include: six tacos, dessert, a shot of tequila, a beer, giveaways and more.

Offer Dates: December 2

Full Price: $50  |  Our Price: $25


Gypsy Jazz Quintet lePercolateur Blends Modern & Vintage Sounds
at Winter's Jazz Club, Chicago

Combining infectious gypsy jazz rhythms with sultry vocals and alt-folk storytelling, Chicago-based quintet lePercolateur has crafted a sound that's reminiscent of a bygone era while being uniquely its own. Grammy-winning critic Neil Tesser called lePercolateur "sly and surprising" for its blend of modern and vintage sounds, and the group has lit up the stage at such Windy City hot spots as the Green Mill, City Winery and Schubas, as well as at numerous festivals. In 2013, lePercolateur released its debut album, "Pop Manouche", on the Chicago Sessions label. Don't miss this sizzling group live at Winter's Jazz Club.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 19

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


2017 River North Halloween Crawl
at Old Crow Smokehouse on Kinzie Street, Chicago

Celebrate Halloween weekend on Saturday by heading out for a night of fun and fright! Put on your best costume and hit up some of River North's best clubs and bars for a Halloween event you'll be scared to miss! Tickets include a light buffet, gift cards to use on the crawl, costume contests, giveaways and more!

Offer Dates: October 28

Full Price: n/a  |  Our Price: Sold Out


"Striking Out": A Musical About Baseball & Bias
at The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, Chicago

"Striking Out" is a two-act musical about the first straight baseball player in a world where all professional athletes are gay. The Chicago Otters are in trouble since their star player suffered a season-ending injury. The owners of the team refuse to pay for any more big contracts, so management decides to have an open tryout. Iowa farmboy Jimmy would be perfect for such an opportunity -- he wields a baseball bat like Thor's hammer -- but there's just one problem: he's straight and deeply in love with his girlfriend, Penny. Figuring that this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Jimmy decides to lie about his sexuality and convinces Penny to come along for the ride as his "sister" in pursuit of both their dreams. Step up to the plate and enjoy "Striking Out" at Chicago's Annoyance Theatre & Bar.

Offer Dates: October 22, October 29, November 5

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


Visceral Dance Chicago's Spring Show
at Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, Chicago

It's all in their name. Visceral Dance Chicago's artists surge with raw talent and extensive training, and the company's riveting programs call forth the primal elements of dance through stylish choreography. Now in their fifth spring season, the troupe returns to the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park with another vibrant evening of stunning dance works. "SPRINGFIVE" features striking world premieres by Guest Artist Kevin O'Day and Artistic Director Nick Pupillo, along with work by Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship Recipien Danielle Agami and other audience favorites from the company's diverse repertoire.

Offer Dates: April 6, April 7

Full Price: $35 - $70  |  Our Price: $17.50 - $40


"Strip Joker": Stand-Up With a Bare-It-All Strip Twist
at Uptown Underground, Chicago

There are comedians who bare it all -- and then there are comedians who "really" bare it all. Part of Chicago's "You Are Beautiful Campaign" guerrilla art movement, "Strip Joker" features some of Chicago's funniest stand-up comics revealing their candid stories about nudity -- while actually stripping down to their undies themselves! Come experience the punchlines and the clothes go whizzing by on the Uptown Underground stage in Chicago.

Offer Dates: November 10, December 8

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


"Midnight Madness": Late Night Stand-Up at Laugh Factory Chicago
at Laugh Factory Chicago, Chicago

If you're going to be up late -- you may as well be laughing! Whether you're always the last one to bed or you're just looking for something fun to do on a Friday night, "Midnight Madness" is a great way to catch some of the city's funniest comics along with fellow night owls. Set at the famous Laugh Factory Chicago, this late-night evening of fun features headliner Tim McLaughlin, a sharp-witted comic whose humor has made him a favorite member of the Chicago comedy scene "and the least favorite member of his parents' dinner table."

Offer Dates: October 20, October 21

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: COMP


Improv Comedy: "Breaking News"
at Under the Gun Theater, Chicago

Enjoy "Breaking News", in which the talented Under the Gun Ensemble performs improv based on local and national news articles. You bring the news, they'll break it. Get ready to laugh when the performers hailed for their "wit, wisdom and gut-splitting fun" ("Chicago Reader") deliver all the "Breaking News" at Chicago's Under the Gun Theater.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 26

Full Price: $12  |  Our Price: COMP - $6


Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
at Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, Chicago

A not-to-be-missed program of spirited chamber works by Johannes Brahms, Leonard Bernstein and Samuel Barber is the focus of this evening at Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park. A pianist and a quartet of exceptional vocalists from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center will perform Bernstein's "Arias and Barcarolles", Barber's "Selected Souvenirs for Piano", a group of Brahms' waltzes, a selection of American songs for piano and more.

Offer Dates: October 24

Full Price: $30 - $60  |  Our Price: $15 - $30


Lust & Conflict in "The House of Bernarda Alba"
at Saint Sebastian Players Theatre, Chicago

How would you respond to your mother locking you away for eight years? In this great modern Spanish tragedy, stern matriarch Bernarda obsesses over family honor. Just widowed, she announces to her five daughters that they will enter a traditional eight-year period of cloistered mourning. Each daughter desires love, but in "The House of Bernarda Alba", the doors are clamped shut. They silently turn to other pursuits... except one, who pursues an affair with the betrothed of the eldest daughter. Conflict and lust collide in this tragic portrait of a family caught between dying traditions and dreams of personal freedom at Chicago's Saint Sebastian Players Theatre.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 21, October 22, October 27, October 28, October 29, November 3, November 4, November 5, November 10, November 11, November 12

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


Sean Flannery's Hilarious Tales of Inebriation: "Drunk Science"
at The Comedy Bar, Chicago

Ever wonder what causes a blackout? Or why you crave greasy fast food after drinking? Or why calling up your ex suddenly seems like a great idea after one too many Smirnoff Ices? Comedian Sean Flannery has, too -- so he did his research and is ready to share his hilarious findings in his latest comedy show. "Drunk Science" explores what happens to your brain when you drink, and features fascinating real scientific info and trivia interspersed with Flannery's unbelievable-but-true tales, pictures and more. Come see the comedian who was named Chicago's best comic by "The Chicago Reader" as Sean Flannery takes The Comedy Bar stage.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 25, November 1, November 8, November 15, November 22, November 29, December 6, December 13, December 20, December 27

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $5 - $10


Pump Iron at Chicago's Top Gyms
at Fit Results Gym, Chicago

A bar crawl is fun in the moment but leaves you feeling rough afterwards. A gym crawl, on the other hand, has all the fun of a bar crawl with friends with all the benefits of a day at the gym! The South Loop Gym Crawl starts at Chicago's Fit Results Gym and ends with an after party where you can unwind and relax.

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Sinatra/Jobim Homage With Paul Marinaro
at Uptown Underground, Chicago

In 1967, Frank Sinatra teamed up with Brazilian composer-pianist-guitarist-vocalist Antonio Carlos Jobim to record an album unlike anything Sinatra had done before: an album of pure bossa nova that would become a masterpiece. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of that famous pairing, acclaimed vocalist Paul Marinaro ( "one of the most accomplished and promising jazz-swing vocalists in the country," per the "Chicago Tribune") comes to Uptown Underground, teaming with guitarist Mike Allemana to perform the album live, with newly created arrangements respectful to and inspired by the originals. The band will also feature pianist Jeremy Kahn, bassist Clark Sommers, and drummer Jon Deitemyer. Among the classic songs performed will be "The Girl From Ipanema", "Change Partners", and "Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars". At once rhythmic and romantic, playful and sensual, world-wise and deeply poetic, you can blame it all on the bossa nova!

Offer Dates: November 1

Full Price: n/a  |  Our Price: Sold Out


Swamp-Pop Band The Revelers
at City Winery Chicago, Chicago

The Revelers, founding members of the Red Stick Ramblers and The Pine Leaf Boys -- "unquestionably the two groups at the vanguard of the Louisiana cultural renaissance" -- have joined together to form a Louisiana supergroup which combines swamp-pop, Cajun, country, blues and zydeco into a powerful tonic of roots music that could only come from southwest Louisiana. As individuals, they are each in high demand having performed and recorded with T-Bone Burnett, Natalie Merchant, Linda Ronstadt, Preston Frank, Walter Mouton, Mamadou Diabate, the Duhks, Cedric Watson, and Tim O'Brien, to name a few. As a group they play with a sense of empathy and depth that can only be fostered after years of making music together. See them live at City Winery Chicago.

Offer Dates: November 12

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


Tour the Loop: Architecture, Local Lore & More
at WendyCity Tours - The Chicago Experience: The Loop, Chicago

During these early-morning "Chicago Experience" tours, WendyCity guides walk you through the rich history and stunning buildings of the Loop, taking a look at Chicago that's anything but conventional. During your one-mile jaunt, you'll get an earful about architecture, music, public art, the "L" and legendary personalities, not to mention a complimentary cup of Pickwick coffee or tea to keep the pep in your step along the way.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 21, October 24, October 26, October 28, October 31, November 2, November 4, November 7, November 9, November 11, November 14, November 16, November 18, November 21, November 23, November 25, November 28, November 30, December 2, December 5, December 7, December 9, December 12, December 14, December 16, December 19, December 21, December 23, December 26, December 28, December 30

Full Price: $50  |  Our Price: $25


Burlesque Star Responds to Audience Letters
at Studio 2226, Chicago

Comedy meets burlesque as breakout star Sugar Brown performs "Erotic Letters", geared towards the lover in you. In a live taping of this sexy, imaginative show at Chicago's Studio 2226, Brown takes letters from you, the audience, about what you would like to do with your partner, your wildest fantasy and beyond. Inspired by the letters, Brown responds to questions, comments and fantasies through comedy, burlesque dance and spoken word.

Offer Dates: October 27, October 27

Full Price: $40  |  Our Price: $20


Chamber Music Society: "Tempest in C Minor"
at Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, Chicago

Still providing cutting-edge performances after more than half-a-century, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) wraps up its latest season in Chicago with a collection of evocative pieces all composed in the key of C minor -- and all producing a dark and stormy sound that reflects the mood of their composers, Beethoven, Brahms and Fauré. CMS musicians will be joined by the winners of the inaugural $100,000 M-Prize Chamber Music Competition in 2016, the Calidore String Quartet, who've been called "remarkable for the precision of their expression, their understated but relentless intensity" by the "Los Angeles Times", while the CMS has been lauded by the "Chicago Tribune" for its "vitality, incisive attention to detail and spontaneity."

Offer Dates: May 7

Full Price: $30 - $60  |  Our Price: $15 - $30


New Adventure "Trapped in a Room With a Zombie: Still Hungry" -- Find Your Way Out!
at Fine Arts Building, Chicago

"Trapped in a Room With a Zombie" is back with brand new clues and puzzles ... and the zombie is still hungry! You and up to 11 other adventurers are trapped in a room, and a hungry zombie is there, too, chained to the wall in this unique interactive experience. Every five minutes, a buzzer sounds and the zombie's chain is released a few more inches. You have one hour to escape the room or risk getting eaten! Hidden in the room is a key that will unlock the door to your freedom. You and your fellow zombie bait must work together to locate the clues and solve riddles. "Trapped in a Room With a Zombie: Still Hungry" at Chicago's Fine Arts Building is perfect for a thrilling night out with friends, a really cool date night, or just to have a blast by yourself while meeting new people. Cheating death-by-zombie tends to create fast friendships.

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Soul Message Band With Guest Vocalist Hinda Hoffman
at Winter's Jazz Club, Chicago

Built around the soulful sounds produced by longtime musical cohorts Chris Foreman on the Hammond B3 organ and drummer Greg Rockingham, the Soul Message Band brings the funk to Winter's Jazz Club, with special guest vocalist Hinda Hoffman. A fixture on the Chicago scene for years, Hoffman's a festival favorite who's released two albums and boasts a repertoire of more than 200 Great American Songbook standards. Soul Message also boasts the talents of saxophonist Greg Ward and guitarist Lee Rothenberg.

Offer Dates: October 26, October 26

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


A Ballet-Free Adaptation of "The Nutcracker"
at Chopin Theatre Mainstage, Chicago

The House Theatre of Chicago's original, ballet-free version of "The Nutcracker" returns to Chicago's Chopin Theatre Mainstage with its fantastical deconstruction of E.T.A. Hoffmann's time-honored holiday story. With lots of humor and heart, this fresh theatrical interpretation centers on young Clara's journey to save Christmas following her brother's death. With the help of a magical nutcracker given to her by her beloved Uncle Drosselmeyer, she bravely fights the Rat King to save her family. This modern holiday production weaves together riveting dialogue, astonishing puppetry, original songs and spellbinding imagery to tell a heartwarming holiday story of love, loss and hope.

Offer Dates: November 3, November 4, November 5, November 9, November 12, November 16, November 17, November 18, November 19, November 22, November 24, November 24, November 25, November 25, November 26, December 1, December 2, December 2, December 3, December 7, December 8, December 9, December 9, December 10, December 10, December 14, December 15, December 16, December 16, December 17, December 17, December 20, December 21, December 26, December 27, December 28, December 29, December 30, December 30

Full Price: $20 - $45  |  Our Price: $8 - $31.50


"America's Got Talent" Faves Sons of Serendip
at Lund Auditorium, River Forest

These soulful performers give Christmas classics a fresh sound that touches the heart and lifts the spirit at Lund Auditorium in River Forest. Finalists in season nine of "America's Got Talent", the four friends combined their talents to audition for the show. With a unique combination of harp, piano, cello and voice, Sons of Serendip quickly became fan favorites and finished in the top four. Since taking the country by storm on "AGT", they've opened for John Legend, performed with the Boston Pops and released two albums (with another on the way).

Offer Dates: December 2

Full Price: $26 - $41  |  Our Price: $13 - $20.50


Accordionist Sharon Shannon ("Galway Girl") Live at City Winery
at City Winery Chicago, Chicago

Legendary Irish accordionist Sharon Shannon has done what many once thought impossible: she's made the accordion cool. Because not only is Shannon a wildly accomplished performer of traditional Irish tunes (we should mention the fact that she's a renowned fiddler to boot), she's also collaborated on genres that range from Cajun and country to classical and hip-hop -- recording and touring with artists like Bono, Willie Nelson, Jackson Browne, Sinead O'Connor, Adam Clayton and many more. With multi-platinum album sales (her 1991 self-titled album remains Ireland's best-selling album of traditional Irish music) and chart-topping singles like "Galway Girl," Shannon truly is the definition of a versatile virtuoso. Now you can see her live at City Winery Chicago.

Offer Dates: November 13

Full Price: $25  |  Our Price: $12.50


Mystic Blue's Lakefront Buffet Cruises: Dining & Dancing
at The Mystic Blue, Chicago

Depart from Navy Pier aboard the contemporary and stylish Mystic Blue for unparalleled cruising fun along Chicago's legendary lakefront. Enjoy views of the carnival-like atmosphere of Navy Pier, with its Ferris wheel extending skyward, and fabulous scenes of the Chicago skyline -- voted the No. 1 skyline in America in 2010 by "Travel & Leisure" magazine. Dine on a delicious buffet that "Chicago Tribune" food critic Janet Franz called "remarkably good," and then stroll among the vessel's three decks, each with its own DJ and dance floor.

Offer Dates: October 19

Full Price: $115.46  |  Our Price: $80.82


"SinZation": Male Revue Brings Fantasies to Life
at Jackhammer Nightclub, Chicago

Whether you're looking for an awesome bachelorette party or just a fun girls' night out, the men of "SinZation" will make it a night to remember. One of the best produced male revues in the Midwest, the hunks have entertained more than 40,000 women in the decade they've been performing. You'll get thundering sound, breathtaking lighting and special effects as the cops, firemen, cowboys, vampires and other hot archetypes steam up the stage of Chicago's Jackhammer Nightclub with their sultry dance moves. With food and drinks available, make it a hot evening from start to finish with the men of "SinZation".

Offer Dates: October 21, October 28, November 4, November 11, November 18, December 2, December 9, December 16

Full Price: $35 - $40  |  Our Price: $17.50 - $20


DIY Skincare Workshop With Wine & Appetizers
at Absolutely Anything Essential, Chicago

Natural skin care is all the rage these days, but it's hard to know which remedies work for you. Get some help from the experts at Chicago's Absolutely Anything Essential and make your own DIY scrubs and lotion with them. A fun Friday night with your girlfriends, there'll be champagne and wine to go around while you create your own bath and body essentials. Light appetizers will also be provided, and you'll have the chance to win some goodies in a raffle.

Offer Dates: October 28

Full Price: $35  |  Our Price: $17.50


Walking Tour Visits the Sites of Chicago's Most Infamous Crimes
at Second City Tours - Chicago Gangster Tour, Chicago

As much as Chicago is known for its food, music, art and culture, the city is also recognized for its history as a gangland capital and the hometown of famous gangster Al Capone. On the Notorious Chicago Crime Walk, you'll see and learn about the sites of crimes that rocked the city and the world. This tour starts at the John Hancock Center, site of numerous tragedies including the death of "Saturday Night Live" star Chris Farley, before continuing on to other historic crime scenes along the Magnificent Mile.

Offer Dates: December 30

Full Price: n/a  |  Our Price: Sold Out


Sketch Show "Chris and Tinz Give Up Their Dreams"
at MCL Chicago, Chicago

Chris Bogue and Matt "Tinz" Herzau proudly present "Chris & Tinz Give Up Their Dreams": an original and completely ordinary sketch show featuring characters who have come to realize that sometimes it's OK to take their lifelong dreams and discard them in favor of harsh reality. Enjoy an evening of sketches and music that promises absolutely no surprises, twists, or misfortunes whatsoever at MCL Chicago. Chris and Tinz have taken every precaution to ensure a smooth, uneventful performance: songs will be sung in their originally rehearsed keys, cast members will not suffer mysterious injuries mid-show, and no tragedy will befall the three-piece horn section. What could go wrong? Nothing, that's what!

Offer Dates: October 22

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: $5.50


An Everyman's Journey in "Bob: A Life in Five Acts"
at Apollo Theater Studio, Chicago

Jesus had the manger. Lincoln had the log cabin. And for Bob, it all started on the floor of a Kentucky White Castle. Abandoned by his birth mother and discovered by an infertile waitress who raises him as her own, Bob matures into an ever-enthusiastic American everyman who sets out on a lifelong quest to become a "great man" in this quirky, moving satire by acclaimed playwright Peter Sinn Nachtrieb ("Litter"). Along his journey in this rags-to-riches-to-fame-to-fall-to-legacy-to-the-love-of-living-life tale, Bob encounters love, loss and plenty of other peculiar characters who share in his determination to achieve the American dream. Shakespeare separated man's life into seven ages, but for Bob, it's "A Life in Five Acts". Find your own inner Bob when this fast-paced, award-winning comedy comes to Chicago's Apollo Theater Studio.

Offer Dates: October 29, October 30, October 31, November 5, November 6, November 7, November 12, November 13, November 14, November 19, November 20, November 21

Full Price: $10 - $15  |  Our Price: $5 - $7.50


The Mersey Beatles: Fab Four Tribute Plays "Sgt. Pepper's"
at Hemmens Cultural Center, Elgin

Formed by four native Liverpudlians, the Mersey Beatles spent a decade honing their sound at the actual Cavern Club, playing near the very spot where the Quarrymen started their "long and winding road" to becoming the Beatles. Now this talented, mop-topped quartet brings the authentic sound and spirit of the Fab Four to Elgin's Hemmens Cultural Center. In honor of the 50th anniversary of "Sgt. Pepper's", they'll be re-creating that landmark album in full, along with favorites from every Beatles era.

Offer Dates: October 27

Full Price: $25 - $35  |  Our Price: $13 - $20


Chicago Phil Chamber Players at City Winery
at City Winery Chicago, Chicago

Kick back, relax and chill out at an intimate concert performed by the Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players, with wine or mimosa in hand, at City Winery Chicago in the West Loop. This season's offerings boast a wide range of music, from a Day of the Dead-themed show to a festive holiday concert and more. Plus, you can purchase items from a brunch menu which happens to have an excellent selection of dishes including chicken and waffles, frittatas, sandwiches, burgers, pancakes, brunch pizza and more.

Offer Dates: October 29

Full Price: $30  |  Our Price: $14


Halloween Friday Bar Crawl: Hit Chicago's Hottest Haunts
at Flat Iron, Chicago

Plenty of thrills and chills await you on this frighteningly fun bar crawl the Friday before Halloween. You'll start out at Flat Iron in Wicker Park, before being set free to stalk the streets and hit the hottest haunts in Chicago. It's all treats and no tricks as you trek from bar to bar, taking advantage of drink specials and participating in all the crazy, costume-clad madness. Two five-dollar food-and-drink gift cards are included, and you'll enjoy no-cover access throughout the night.

Offer Dates: October 27

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7


Doo-Wop Stars Under the Streetlamp Sing Carols
at Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville

Get "Hip to the Holidays" as doo-wop group Under the Streetlamp harmonizes their way through your favorite yuletide tunes. When these "Jersey Boys" stars assemble at the Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville, they'll serenade you with songs from their live PBS Specials, as well as their studio album "Every Day's a Holiday", which includes ballads like "I'll Be Home for Christmas" and swinging carols like "Run, Run Rudolph." You can also expect the quartet to sprinkle classic American Radio Songbook gems throughout this retro holiday celebration.

Offer Dates: December 3

Full Price: $40  |  Our Price: $20


Improv Show "Monsters on Ice*"
at Laugh Out Loud Chicago, Chicago

"Monsters on Ice*" may not have any ice, but it's chock full of mysteries, tricks, treats, monsters and ghost stories. Watch the best improv comedians of Laugh Out Loud Chicago craft a Halloween romp that's different every time, featuring all the spooky staples of the season with inventive and hilarious twists.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 21, October 28, October 28, November 4, November 4

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


The Ultimate Beatles Tribute Band: The Fab Four
at Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville

Revered as "the best Beatles show in the world" by the "Los Angeles Times", The Fab Four is the ultimate Beatles tribute act. With a stunning stage show that spans the brief but timeless career of The Beatles (including three costume changes to signify different eras), this uncanny reenactment has been performed the world over. Delivering one note-for-note song rendition after the next -- including classics like "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "Penny Lane," "A Day in the Life," "Here Comes the Sun," "Hey Jude" and many more -- The Fab Four have so perfected their performance that you may just forget you aren't actually watching the real thing. See the Fab Four at Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville.

Offer Dates: October 27

Full Price: $30  |  Our Price: $15


iO Chicago Improvisers Riff on Current Events in "Whirled News Tonight"
at iO Theater, Chicago

Forget the perfectly coiffed anchors on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News -- the talented cast of "Whirled News Tonight" has downed some Red Bulls, gotten the basic gist of the world's top stories via their Twitter feed and feeling totally ready to riff on some of the biggest (and just plain ol' WTF-iest) current events of the day. Featuring hilarious members of iO Chicago, the cast of "Whirled News Tonight: Late Edition" takes news items and interesting articles tweeted to them by audience members and uses them as the basis of totally hilarious (and totally improvised) scenes and sketches.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 28

Full Price: $16  |  Our Price: $8


Comedians Turn Your Favorite Movies into Musicals
at MCL Chicago, Chicago

Doesn't it seem as if so many epic moments in movie history deserved a song to convey its true depth? From every crime fighting Tarantino scene to Rose letting go of Jack in "Titanic", imagine each of those characters belting out a solo to prove just how important those moments were. Veterans of the comedy music scene come together to give you musical moments of your favorite films. They'll improvise a few scenes, hum a few bars and provide a few laughs at MCL Chicago. Be sure to bring your own popcorn and beverages to get the real movie experience.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 27

Full Price: $12  |  Our Price: $6.50


The Sheba Mason Comedy Show
at Skokie Theatre, Skokie

Born into a theatrical family (comedian Jackie Mason and playwright Ginger Reiter), Sheba Mason has been performing since the age of two as a stage prop in her mother's play where she sat in her high chair and drank from her bottle. Eventually the bottle turned into a microphone and Sheba has not left the stage since. Honing her skills onstage for 13 years, Mason has become a fixture of the Manhattan comedy scene, spouting witticisms about everything from politics to grandmas to being single in New York. Some of her favorite Chicago comics join her for a hilarious night of comedy at Skokie Theatre.

Offer Dates: October 18

Full Price: $25  |  Our Price: $12.50


Hit Chicago's Hottest Haunts on Halloween Saturday
at Bar Louie, Chicago

Plenty of thrills and chills await you on this frighteningly fun bar crawl the Saturday before Halloween. You'll start out at Bar Louie in River North, before being set free to stalk the streets and hit the hottest haunts in Chicago. It's all treats and no tricks as you trek from bar to bar, taking advantage of drink specials and participating in all the crazy, costume-clad madness. Two five-dollar food-and-drink gift cards are included, and you'll enjoy no-cover access throughout the night.

Offer Dates: October 28

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7


"Booze Your Own Adventure": Improvised Choose Your Own Adventure Drinking Game
at Laugh Out Loud Chicago, Chicago

Everything you loved as a kid is always more fun when you throw alcohol in the mix: musical chairs, freeze tag and, of course, those Choose Your Own Adventure books. With "Booze Your Own Adventure", playtime gets a grown-up spin in this all-new drinking game. The fate of the plot and characters rests in your hands as you get to decide which paths the hero takes throughout the story; meanwhile, the actors furiously gulp down some PBR for added drunken entertainment. Get ready for big laughs and an intoxicatingly good time as "Booze Your Own Adventure" comes to Laugh Out Loud Chicago.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 28

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: $5


"Wine & Cheese Walk": River North & the Mag Mile
at Second City Tours - Chicago Water Tower, Chicago

Second City Tours serves up a wine-and-cheese tasting adventure through two of Chicago's most upscale neighborhoods, River North and the Magnificent Mile. You'll hit three different restaurants or bars for samples of nine or more red, white and sparkling wines, specially paired with a variety of cheeses, flatbreads and small-plate appetizers. There's more tasting than touring on this excursion, and a minimal amount of walking, so you can focus on the flavors and pairings being offered. The stops sometimes change, but have included chic establishments like Davanti Enoteca, Osteria Via Stato, Quartino, 25 Degrees, Frankie's Scaloppine and Berkshire Room

Offer Dates: December 30

Full Price: n/a  |  Our Price: Sold Out


Rembrandt Chamber Musicians' "Holiday Baroque"
at Alice Millar Chapel at Northwestern University, Evanston

Rembrandt's annual Holiday Baroque concert is a tradition that truly signals the beginning of the holiday season. With the backdrop of the glorious stained glass windows of Alice Millar Chapel on the campus of Evanston's Northwestern University, the members of Rembrandt will perform some of the season's most beautiful baroque music, from Vivaldi, Locatelli and Bach, to a beloved aria from Handel's Messiah. Start your holiday festivities on a magnificent musical note.

Offer Dates: December 3

Full Price: $38  |  Our Price: $19


Halloween Drag Show at Pride Arts Center
at Pride Arts Center: Broadway Stage, Chicago

PAC the House is back to bring you some of the best acts in Chicago performing on the Pride Arts Center stage! This month's show is called "PAC the Haunted House" and it's gonna be a blast! We'll be having an audience participation costume contest with great prizes. Performers include Coco Iman, Evonka T. Rump, Kevvie Vida, Estelle Shambles, Diana Tunnel, Kennedy Ford and Briawna Banana. Get your costume together and come on out to support local theater and your local queens! Get ready for a spooky-ooky-ooky good time!

Offer Dates: October 29

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $9


Save Humanity From Y2K in Challenge "Back to the '90s"
at Fine Arts Building, Chicago

Are you ready to travel back in time to New Year's Eve of 1999 to save humanity from the Y2K bug? Help your forgetful cousin find their code to crack the bug and avert the millennial apocalypse! It's up to you and your team to find the clues, crack the code, stop the issue and return home before the ball drops and the bug erupts across the world. Get to Chicago's Fine Arts Building and get Y2K compliant.

Offer Dates: December 31

Full Price: $28  |  Our Price: $21


Foodie Walking Tour: Discover Wicker Park
at Wicker Park, Chicago

Get to know the real Chicago by discovering where the locals chow down. Sidewalk of Chicago's three-hour Food and History walking tour reveals one of the city's most interesting neighborhoods, Wicker Park, through its cuisine -- from specialty food stores to ethnic eateries, from the well-known to the best-kept secrets. Between tastings, an expert local guide provides an entertaining insider's view into the Windy City's culture, history and architecture, tying the sights and sounds to the tastes. President Obama's favorite fried chicken place, a bakery featuring homemade French macaroons, and a taco place with the décor of an antique kitchen are just a few of the stops that await you.

Offer Dates: October 22, October 29

Full Price: $60  |  Our Price: $42


"Boy Toy's Pocket Cabaret": Naughty "Boylesque" Fun Every Month
at Uptown Underground, Chicago

Immerse yourself in a sensual, cheeky, and all out entertaining experience with "Boy Toy's Pocket Cabaret". Featuring a variety of performers of local, national, and international prestige, BTPC is sure to captivate audiences of all genders, orientations, and walks of life with their focus on empowerment and innovation. One of Chicago's only male burlesque shows, is an intimate yet high-energy, male-centric burlesque and variety show that will take you on a journey filled with music, dance, acrobatics, circus arts, drag performance, cabaret singing, and many other artistic forms of entertainment.

Offer Dates: November 3, December 1

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


Santa Booze Cruise
at Anita Dee II Yacht at DuSable Harbor, Chicago

Imagine being at a trendy River North bar while enjoying the beautiful Chicago skyline! Come out on this three-story yacht for a luxury cruise on the waters of Lake Michigan. Tickets include Santa hats, a live DJ, dancing, and a drink at the after-party.

Offer Dates: December 9, December 16, December 23

Full Price: $50  |  Our Price: $25


Musical Inspired by LGBTQ Tragedy & Movement
at Pride Arts Center: Broadway Stage, Chicago

On Sunday, June 24th, 1973 a gay bar known as the Upstairs Lounge in the "Gay Triangle" area of the French Quarter of New Orleans was set ablaze by an arsonist. Wooden stairs leading to the bar's only entrance were doused in lighter fluid and set alight. 29 people perished in the fire itself, while another three later succumbed to their injuries, bringing the death toll to 32. It remains the deadliest attack on an LGBTQ population in US history until the recent Pulse Nightclub. A work of fiction inspired by events that are all too real, "Upstairs: The Musical" now comes to Pride Arts Center's Broadway Stage in Chicago.

Offer Dates: October 27, October 28, October 29, November 3, November 4, November 5, November 10, November 11, November 12, November 16, November 18, November 19, November 25, November 25, November 26

Full Price: $35  |  Our Price: $17.50


Famed Improv Theater iO's "The Armando Diaz Experience"
at iO Theater, Chicago

Chicago has long been known as a hotbed for creating comedy stars, and one of the main reasons for that is the iO Theater, one of the premier places in the world to catch improv comedy. Begun by Adam McKay ("SNL", "Anchorman"), David Koechner ("The Office", "American Dad!") and Armando Diaz (founder of Magnet Theater in New York), "The Armando Diaz Theatrical Experience Movement & Hootenanny" is iO's longest-running show and a Chicago comedy institution. In this two-act, long-form improv show, a monologist kicks things off by telling a few stories from his or her life, which some of the city's best improvisers then spin off into hilarious off-the-cuff scenes.

Offer Dates: October 23, October 30, November 6, November 13, November 20, November 27, December 4, December 11, December 18

Full Price: $12  |  Our Price: $6


Start 2018 With a Luxury Brunch Cruise
at Anita Dee II Yacht at DuSable Harbor, Chicago

Come aboard a three story luxury yacht for a cruise on Lake Michigan! Tickets include brunch, a live DJ, dancing and the best views of the Chicago skyline! Imagine being at a trendy River North bar while enjoying the beautiful Chicago skyline out on Lake Michigan. The Anita Dee II yacht is equipped with three floors including a lounge area, dance floor and top deck! Take advantage of Chicago's best asset and get out on the lake aboard the cruise!

Offer Dates: January 1

Full Price: $50  |  Our Price: $25


Chicago Comedy Film Fest: Indie Films From Around the World
at The New 400 Theater, Chicago

The Windy City has long been a hotbed for finding tomorrow's comedy stars, so it makes sense that it would also be the place to catch the next Harold Ramis or John Hughes. At the annual Chicago Comedy Film Festival, see studio quality comedy films, new independent works and short programs -- plus there will be Q&A sessions with filmmakers, actors and producers after the films. Choose the Saturday pass and watch shorts like "The Manny" and sit in on a comedy panel, or immerse yourself in a three-day laughfest with the Weekend Pass, which includes the Opening Reception.

Offer Dates: November 9, November 10, November 10, November 11, November 11, November 11

Full Price: $12 - $60  |  Our Price: $6 - $30


Hot Dub Time Machine Travels Through Music
at House of Blues Chicago, Chicago

Hearing Hot Dub Time Machine out of context probably gives you no clue as to what it could be except an outrageous pun from the movie starring Craig Thompson and John Cusack (And yes, they made a sequel). It's a EDM experience from Sydney's DJ Tom Loud that takes you on a musical journey through time. More specifically, you'll hear songs from each decade, but presented with unique mashups and visuals -- all live from vinyl turntables. Playing sold out shows and major music festivals like Coachella and Reeds, the U.K.'s culture journal "The Skinny" claims Hot Dub Time Machine "rocked so hard it left flaming delorian marks on my heart." Join the party at the House of Blues in Chicago.

Offer Dates: November 11

Full Price: $16.24  |  Our Price: $5


Gotcha Covered Music All-Stars
at MCL Chicago, Chicago

Like a miniature version of "The Voice", Gotcha Covered All-Stars finds four talented singers, one from each Gotcha Covered season, squaring off on the stage of MCL Chicago for some fun, lighthearted vocal competition. You'll be one of the judges helping to determine who's the best vocalist to date in this fun competition. There will be just two performances, so don't miss your chance to vote for your favorite vocalist!

Offer Dates: October 21

Full Price: $18  |  Our Price: $10


Jazz Guitarist Andy Brown & His Trio at Winter's Jazz Club
at Winter's Jazz Club, Chicago

Andy Brown has been hailed as "one of Chicago's most appealing jazz guitarists" by the "Chicago Tribune", which also noted "the depth of his work" and "his easygoing virtuosity." This acclaimed guitarist has played with jazz-world luminaries like Howard Alden and Grammy-winning vocalist Kurt Elling, and at music festivals in Rio de Janeiro, the Netherlands, Germany and throughout the U.S. He also performed for the Nobel Peace Prize dinner in Chicago, where guests included U.S. presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, the Dalai Lama and Mikhail Gorbachev. Now you can see Andy and his trio live in concert at Winter's Jazz Club.

Offer Dates: October 22, October 22, November 5, November 5, November 19, November 19

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


Drinks & Dancing on Saturday Night Lake Michigan Booze Cruise
at Anita Dee II Yacht at DuSable Harbor, Chicago

When it's time to leave the stresses of the rest of the week behind, there's no better way to shake it all off than with a mini getaway cruise on Lake Michigan. Catch breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline as you dance the night away with friends or a date on the Anita Dee II luxury yacht. With a live DJ, dancing and even an after-party to keep the good vibes afloat, it's an action-packed night of nothing but fun. Be sure to check the event website for directions to the dock -- because you don't want to be left high and dry while the party sails away without you.

Offer Dates: October 21

Full Price: n/a  |  Our Price: Sold Out


Taste Scotches, Bourbons and Whiskies: Whisky Live
at The Westin O'Hare Hotel, Rosemont

For both fans and distillers, whisky tasting is a sacred practice. But even if you don't understand it, you will after the Whisky Live USA tasting event in Rosemont. Sample over 150 different scotches, bourbons and whiskies from around the world to find the perfect one just for you. Your taste bud trip around the globe also features whisky cocktails and live local entertainment, plus an included whisky-infused full dinner buffet. The VIP ticket gets you early entry into the tasting ballroom at The Westin O'Hare Hotel, plus focused face time with distillers and brand ambassadors. Then the private VIP Speakeasy Lounge offers special whiskies not available on the main floor throughout the evening. If you're truly seeking some unique insights into the world of whisky, you can even participate in complimentary master classes about the history and future of this unique beverage.

Offer Dates: November 10

Full Price: $139 - $199  |  Our Price: $89 - $149


"Dirty Ditties": A Concert of Funny Sex Songs From Bim Bam Boom
at The Playground Theater, Chicago

Get ready for a raucous night of hilariously risqué songs as Bim Bam Boom Productions presents "Dirty Ditties". The trio of Paulina, Melvina and Lunt hit the stage with a mix of originals and classics, including favorites like "The Pussycat Song," "My Ding-a-Ling" and "My Girl's Pussy." If you're of the opinion that nothing goes together like an accordion and sexual puns, then be sure to come out for this night of music and laughs at The Playground Theater in Chicago.

Offer Dates: November 6

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: $5


"It's the Thought That Counts!" Jewelry Making Class
at Absolutely Anything Essential, Chicago

Getting a gift for that special someone should be as fun and wonderful as the gift itself. In fact, "It's the Thought That Counts!" Jewelry Making Class makes it a party, with complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. You can even bring your own wine or champagne as you make a custom bracelet or pair of earrings, choosing from crystals, wood, pearls or glass beads. No matter how handy you are, this class guides you through making a timeless, thoughtful and one-of-a-kind gift at Absolutely Anything Essential in Chicago.

Offer Dates: October 28, November 4, November 11

Full Price: $95  |  Our Price: $47.50


"A Play + a Pint" Featuring Four Great Shows
at Oak Park Brewing Company & Hamburger Mary's Show Lounge, Oak Park

A show and a drink, what more could you want? Enjoy one of four shows (or all of them!) in this reading series at Oak Park Brewing Company & Hamburger Mary's Show Lounge in the Chicago area. "Death Trap" tells the tale of a successful writer of Broadway thrillers who is struggling with a recent dry spell and a shortage of funds. In the hysterical "Laughing Wild", two troubled people attempt to survive the chaos of living in New York City. You'll meet the Woman, prone to violent outbursts about people she hates -- like Mother Theresa -- and the Man, an anxious guy comically failing at becoming a more positive person. A unique and romantic theatre piece, "Love Letters" finds two childhood friends who maintain lifelong correspondence through letters. Finally, "Mrs. Coney" is a heartwarming Christmas play that follows a writer as he remembers his Oklahoma homestead during the dust bowl. Your ticket includes one drink ticket redeemable for an Oak Park Brewing Company draft beer.

Offer Dates: December 10, December 10

Full Price: $12  |  Our Price: $6


"Fudge" at iO Theater: Where Music and Comedy Meet
at iO Theater, Chicago

"Fudge" is an evening of comedy and music brought to you by the independent improv team Fudge. Comprised of Damian Anaya, Tim Lyons, Vince Portacci and Dan White, Fudge's goal has always been to exist at the intersection of creative disciplines. Every show's unique atmosphere is directly influenced by that night's musical and comedic performances, which either compliment or juxtapose one another. Half concert, half comedy show, "Fudge" is a wholly unique experience unlike any other comedy show in Chicago.

Offer Dates: October 24, October 31

Full Price: $12  |  Our Price: $6


Improvisers Face Off in Comedy Showdown "Fustercluck"
at Laugh Out Loud Chicago, Chicago

A joyous display and friendly competition filled with experimental comedy, "Fustercluck" finds four talented improvisers facing off as they switch between the role of performer and director in a series of on-the-spot scenes. Utilizing quick-fire games and audience votes, after the antics' ashes have settled only one performer will stand victorious and be crowned the night's "Best DirActor." Enjoy all the shenanigans, tomfoolery and comedic curveballs of "Fustercluck" at Laugh Out Loud Chicago.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 27

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: $5


"Story & Sketch": Improv Comedy & Storytelling
at Piven Theatre, Evanston

Anytime/Anywhere's "Story & Sketch" highlights Piven Theatre's current crop of improvisers -- of all ages and skill sets -- with a calendar filled with improv, solo storytelling and sketch comedy. This exciting festival honors the Evanston-based improv workshop's commitment to exploring storytelling of all kinds.

Offer Dates: October 27, October 28, October 29, November 3, November 4, November 5, November 10, November 11, November 12, November 17, November 18, November 19

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


Homegrown Jazz From the Eric Schneider Trio
at Winter's Jazz Club, Chicago

Chicago native Eric Schneider has been experimenting with composition and improvisation since grade school. He went on to play with jazz giants in studios and on festival stages around the world. The lifelong jazzman has mastered both the alto saxophone and the clarinet and now heads to Winter's Jazz Club to show off his formidable skills on both. Catch Schneider when he teams up with pianist Pete Benson and bassist Aaron Zachary for back-to-back sets.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 18, November 1, November 1, November 15, November 15, November 29, November 29

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


From Vienna to Hollywood: Schubert and Korngold Live
at Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, Chicago

Believe it or not, Vienna and Hollywood have more in common than you think. Both have produced some of the best-composed music in the world, with Vienna's composers at competition against Hollywood's glittering, epic film scores. For this evening, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presents music from everlasting genius Franz Schubert and Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Austrian-born but one of the most influential symphonic composers in the history of Hollywood. The CMS brings together an impressive roster of over 150 international artists that play at prestigious venues across North America, Europe and Asia, with performances that are regularly broadcasted for radio and television. Come see it at Chicago's Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park.

Offer Dates: February 28

Full Price: $30 - $60  |  Our Price: $15 - $30


Sex Comedy "Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England"
at Healy Theatre, Chicago

The head of a university in a small town, Dean Wreen's going through a rough patch in life. Midlife's coming toward her at top speed, her school is in dire financial trouble, her ex has returned to live with her and she's about to have some other giant, prehistoric problems to contend with in the academic sex comedy "Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England". Hailed by "The New York Times" as "smart, clever ... lively and literate," "Mammoths" was written by award-winning playwright Madeleine George ("The Zero Hour", "Precious Little"). See the Theatre School of DePaul University's production at Healy Theatre.

Offer Dates: October 18, October 19, October 21, October 22, October 25, October 26, October 27, October 28, October 29

Full Price: $10 - $15  |  Our Price: $5 - $7.50


George Fludas Trio Live at Winter's Jazz Club
at Winter's Jazz Club, Chicago

Revered by the "Chicago Tribune" for his "razor sharp technique and relentless rhythmic drive," jazz drummer George Fludas has performed with indomitable jazz greats like Johnny Griffin, Tommy Flanagan, Hank Jones, Phil Woods and more over his illustrious 30-year career. Now, partnered with Ron Perrillo on piano and Dennis Carroll on bass, the George Fludas Trio brings some stunning jazz and swing to the stage of Winter's Jazz Club in Chicago.

Offer Dates: October 29, October 29

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


Chamber Music Society: Brahms & Dvorak
at Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, Chicago

It was a bromance for the ages -- in the 1880s, German musical genius Johannes Brahms and Czech composer Antonin Dvorak became friends and colleagues who inspired one another to even more greatness. Now, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) honors the Romantic Era duo with a performance of Brahms' gypsy-flavored "Hungarian Dances", which in turn influenced Dvorak's "Slavonic Dances". You'll hear that and more as part of this exciting concert at Chicago's Harris Theater, led by CMS's co-artistic director, pianist Wu Han, who brings with her some of the ensemble's most talented young members.

Offer Dates: January 17

Full Price: $30 - $60  |  Our Price: $15 - $30


Woodstock Generation: Tribute to '70s Rock
at West Auditorium at Stevenson Center for the Performing Arts, Lincolnshire

Celebrate an iconic three days of music and peace in just one night with The Woodstock Generation. This tribute to the mother of all music festivals features the music of The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker, Santana, Blood Sweat & Tears and many other artists who redefined music for generations. But instead of a muddy field in Upstate New York, experience it all in the comfort of West Auditorium at Stevenson Center for the Performing Arts in Lincolnshire.

Offer Dates: November 4

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


"The Game Show Game Show": Live Competition With Prizes & More
at The Game Show Chicago, Chicago

Have you ever wanted to be on a live TV game show? Now you can! Broadcast live on Smart TVs around the world, you will enter a world of flashy sequined decor, disco lights and peals of nonstop laughter at "The Game Show Game Show". This hour-long live competition consists of a number of "Spin-It to Win-It" challenges that require you to communicate and work together with teammates of all ages to collect points. You'll use your skill, wits and overall awesomeness to play a mashup of TV's greatest game shows. Wear bedazzled, sparkling vests, spin the Wheel of Fortune Cookie and cross your fingers you don't land on Tear Tractor. And don't worry -- zero trivia knowledge is needed to score enough points to be crowned Game Show King or Queen. There's plenty of fun and prizes for all.

Offer Dates: December 31

Full Price: $28  |  Our Price: $21


Ryan Montbleau Band With The DuPont Brothers
at City Winery Chicago, Chicago

Though he may be best known as the leader of his own popular jam band, singer-songwriter Ryan Montbleau has been focusing on his stripped-down solo-acoustic sound recently. He let loose with 10 new tunes on the 2015 album "Growing Light", and followed that up with a live disc, "Stages: Volume III", recorded over a three-night stand at Club Passim in his home area of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Check out his latest eclectic collection of rock, funk, soul, folk and psychedelic originals in this concert at City Winery Chicago. Opening the show will be The DuPont Brothers.

Offer Dates: November 9

Full Price: $18  |  Our Price: $9


"Glass Basement": Night of Improv From Women Comics
at iO Theater, Chicago

Part amazing show, part performance opportunity, part safe space and all funny, "Glass Basement" is an improv show unlike any other. Featuring members of SheBeast, Superhuman, Virgin Daiquiri and other talented women, this show is like the Justice League of comedy. And you have the opportunity to perform with them. Laugh, play, talk and laugh some more as these comedic powerhouses help shatter the "Glass Basement".

Offer Dates: October 19, October 26, November 2, November 9, November 16, November 23, November 30, December 7, December 14, December 21, December 28

Full Price: $14  |  Our Price: $7


Improv & Sketch Comedy at Chemically Imbalanced Comedy
at CIC Theater, Chicago

Chemically Imbalanced Comedy is perfectly set up for lots of laughs: It's an intimate space with a full bar and some of the best Chicago comedy troupes and performers showing off their improv and sketch comedy skills. The shows vary from showcases featuring three local troupes to themed shows that feature specific performers, topics or groups. The performers take suggestions directly from you, the audience, so no two shows are ever the same and some are even more interactive. If you're looking for laughs, Chemically Imbalanced Comedy is sure to provide an entertaining night of off-the-cuff and sketch comic mayhem.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 28

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: $5


You Decide the Winner in This Comedy Knockdown
at Laugh Out Loud Chicago, Chicago

If you had to turn comedy into a wrestling match, "The Great Show-Down" is what you'd get as a result. Hosted by a different character every week, you're in charge of this ultimate knockdown as six comedians try to get as many laughs out of you per minute for a really intense hour. It's fast, it's high-energy but mostly it's a good time for pH Comedy veterans. Make your way down to Laugh Out Loud in Chicago -- the fate of comedy is in your hands.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 27, November 3, November 10, November 17, November 24, December 1, December 8, December 15, December 22, December 29

Full Price: $12  |  Our Price: $6


"Sex Blob Attacks!": Sex Comedy & Thriller Musical
at The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, Chicago

What if the pie in "American Pie" fought back? You heart them so hard, from the mean girl and jock to the virgin and coach, but when it comes to this sex comedy, the satisfaction is in the Nickelodeon-esque slime monster (aka the condoms-be-damned-abstinence-only-enforcing alien). This musical is tots buzzworthy -- meaning -- arrive early to get your pre-game buzz on with a dirty martini at Chicago's Annoyance Theatre & Bar (you know the squad lives to park only once in a night out). With its profanity-filled chalkboards, the vibe of the full bar is as cheeky as the kinky shenanigans at Sexville High School in "Sex Blob Attacks!"

Offer Dates: October 19, October 26

Full Price: $18  |  Our Price: $9


Burger & Beer Binge: Walking & Tasting Tour of River North
at Second City Tours - Clark & Superior, Chicago

There's few better ways to get to know a place than through its food, and few meals say "Chicago" like burgers and beer. On the Burger & Beer Binge, Second City Tours will take you through one of the Windy City's most vibrant neighborhoods, River North, as you try a variety of craft beers and specialty burgers. Known for its popular restaurants, nightlife, river walk, large concentration of art galleries (the largest outside of Manhattan) and iconic buildings, including the Wrigley Building and Trump Tower, River North is packed with places to see and food to eat. Discover your favorite new burger and beer and scope out one of the city's hottest neighborhoods on this walking tour.

Offer Dates: December 31

Full Price: n/a  |  Our Price: Sold Out


Drink Beer and Eat Bacon-Filled Foods in Walking Tour
at Second City Tours - Beer & Bacon Binge Tour, Chicago

Before you end your night curled up on the couch with an unopened bottle of wine and a plate of cubed cheeses, spend your day of decadence with another infamous pair: beer and bacon. Join Second City Tours as you scour the streets of Chicago's River North to indulge in your fill of suds and swine on their Beer & Bacon Binge tour. This three-hour, in-depth walking exploration takes you to beloved River North spots. Each destination will greet you with flight samples of craft beer and a bacon-filled, bacon-topped, bacon-wrapped or bacon-stuffed treat. Listen closely for the clinking of pint glasses and let the scent of bacon carry you throughout this bustling Chicago neighborhood.

Offer Dates: December 30

Full Price: n/a  |  Our Price: Sold Out


Flip the Script With Uptown Underground's Live Read Movie Mondays
at Uptown Underground, Chicago

Experience some of your favorite movies in an entirely new way as Uptown Underground presents its Live Read Movie Mondays series. These cinematic classics will be acted out as a live parody, read directly from adapted scripts with minimal props and costumes. Iconic scenes are re-imagined and delivered in creative ways, and you'll be able to join along and recite famous lines, re-enact unforgettable scenes and sing memorable songs. Come as you are or dress like your favorite character. Enjoy popcorn and a movie-themed cocktail while you watch your favorite flick come to life and in living color at Uptown Underground.

Offer Dates: October 23, November 20, December 18

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


Rose Colella Sings "La La Land"
at Winter's Jazz Club, Chicago

From the exuberant "Another Day of Sun" and romance of "A Lovely Night" to the Academy Award-winning song "City of Stars," the 2016 musical "La La Land" gave us some great tunes, and now vocalist Rose Colella and her quintet hit the Winter's Jazz Club in Chicago to sing them for you again. A rising star in the jazz world, Colella's performances have been described as "elegantly tipsy," "pure seduction" and "cooly coquettish." She released her latest album, "Cocktail", to critical acclaim and recently made her debut at the legendary Feinstein's/54 Below in New York.

Offer Dates: October 27, October 27

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


Chicago Chamber Choir in Concert
at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Evanston

Forty voices strong and acclaimed for its "precision and clarity" ("Chicago Classical Review"), the Chicago Chamber Choir recently celebrated its 20th anniversary of performing emotionally stirring harmonies. Their season begins with a celebration of the world and the joy of singing, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in the Chicago area. Sean Kirchner's "Unclouded Day" sets a tone of exuberance and energy. Marvel at the beauty of the night with works by Schutz, Rheinberger and Brahms. The Chicago Chamber Choir gives thanks for the world around them with pieces by McFerrin, Barber, Eddie Hill, Esenvalds, and Whitacre. Their exploration of community concludes with Kirchner's uplifting setting of "Hallelujah".

Offer Dates: October 21

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


Jazz Trumpeter Bobby Lewis and His Band
at Winter's Jazz Club, Chicago

Considered a master of both the trumpet and the flugelhorn, Bobby Lewis has won fans across Chicago and the world for his warm sound and lyrical style. One such fan was the prolific jazz and pop singer Peggy Lee, who once said Lewis had "a sound like no other." The producer of 12 CDs, Bobby and his band perform creative takes on jazz standards, Latin tunes and original works in this concert at Winter's Jazz Club in Chicago.

Offer Dates: October 28, October 28

Full Price: $20  |  Our Price: $10


"A Christmas Carol" Through Jacob Marley's Eyes
at Meiley-Swallow Theatre, Naperville

A tradition with the Organic Theater Company, "Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol" now plays for the 10th year running at the Meiley-Swallow Hall. We all know the story of "A Christmas Carol" from Scrooge's end, but what would it look like from the eyes of the ghostly former business partner Jacob Marley? A spin on the holiday classic, follow Marley's own journey through struggle and redemption.

Offer Dates: December 7, December 8, December 9, December 9, December 10

Full Price: $30  |  Our Price: $15


Markus Rutz Trio Performs Music of Chicago, New Orleans, Cuba & Brazil
at Winter's Jazz Club, Chicago

Trumpet player Markus Rutz is celebrated for his bluesy, soulful style, which has made him one of Chicago's most sought after jazz and session musicians. Together with Adrian Ruiz on piano and Christopher Nolte on bass, the Markus Rutz Trio is coming to Winter's Jazz Club to perform a selection of originals and jazz standards paying tribute to Chicago and New Orleans, along with some quick detours to Cuba and Brazil.

Offer Dates: October 25, October 25

Full Price: $15  |  Our Price: $7.50


"Thursday Night Prime Time": Laughs Come Live With Improv
at Laugh Out Loud Theater - Schaumburg, Schaumburg

The Laugh Out Loud ensemble boasts 20 of the top improv performers in all of Chicagoland, and their popular "Thursday Night Prime Time" show teams a quartet of their best with a host of up-and-coming hopefuls to create three acts of off-the-cuff comedy. Combining live action, video and audience participation, the fun comes fast and furious in this intimate setting where you're part of the action. This seasoned troupe has been one of the Northwest suburbs' favorite entertainment options for more than five years.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 26, November 2, November 9, November 16

Full Price: $12  |  Our Price: $6


Improv & Stand-Up Collide in Laugh Factory's "Crossbreed Comedy"
at Laugh Factory Chicago, Chicago

The mad scientists of mirth at Chicago's Laugh Factory have spliced the DNA of stand-up comedy with a potent strain of improv in order to create their monstrously fun new show: "Crossbreed Comedy". Join your host Matt Chiaramonte and an ever-evolving lineup of three of Chicago's most talented comics, as they take to the stage to deliver razor-sharp stand-up sets. In between these sets, some of the city's quickest-witted improv teams will perform long-form improvised scenes inspired by the jokes just delivered. Then, at show's end, all of the night's performers will join each other onstage to play an improv game.

Offer Dates: October 19

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: COMP


Improv Teams Show Their Teeth in "Cats vs. Dogs: Battle of the Beasts"
at iO Theater, Chicago

Already an astoundingly good time, improv comedy is even more hilarious when there's a competitive aspect. In "Cats vs. Dogs: Battle of the Beasts", two of iO Chicago's best teams compete each week to prove which animal truly is superior. Will Law Dog and Ms. Mistofolees emerge victorious? Find out, and then go back again the following week, when the same teams compete again in a completely different show. That's the magic of improv at Del Close Theater.

Offer Dates: October 23, October 30

Full Price: $12  |  Our Price: $6


"Fire & Beer" -- Improvised Comedy With the Annoyance House Ensemble
at The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, Chicago

Enjoy an evening of off-the-cuff improv with some of the best emerging talent in the Chicago area. "Fire & Beer" is a fully improvised comedy show that explores the dark sides of life, relationships and human beings. The show features the Annoyance House Ensemble who excel at both long- and short-form improv. The cast is directed by Mick Napier, the founder and artistic director of Annoyance and a Second City contributor. You can expect lots of laughs during this unpredictable improv show.

Offer Dates: October 21, October 28

Full Price: $12  |  Our Price: $6


"Instant Movie": Onscreen Improv Comedy
at Laugh Out Loud Chicago, Chicago

"Instant Movie" is fast-paced, hilarious and unlike any improv show you've seen before. A cast of hilarious improvisers creates a completely improvised movie, with the scenes filmed just minutes before it's screened at Laugh Out Loud Chicago. Shot in nearby neighborhood locations with the feel of your favorite 90's indie films, the actors and camera crews rush to bring you creative cinematic content that keeps you on the edge of your seat while still delivering the laughs.

Offer Dates: October 20, October 27

Full Price: $12  |  Our Price: $6


Improv Gets a Director in "The Scene"
at iO Theater, Chicago

Improv only gets one chance to be funny. What if you could give it new life and fresh humor by honing the scene until it reaches its full potential? Five veteran improvisers also become the director of the scene, who guides their creative process into its hilarious, entertaining and marketable finished product. Enjoy the process as much as the conclusion with "The Scene", an inventive new take on improv at Chicago's iO Theater.

Offer Dates: October 19, October 26

Full Price: $10  |  Our Price: $5


Comic Judy Gold ("Late Show, Broad City")
at Zanies - Rosemont, Rosemont

As a comedian, Judy Gold's had a career worthy of her precious-metal name -- she's starred in stand-up specials on HBO, Comedy Central and LOGO, written and starred in two critically acclaimed, Off-Broadway hit shows ("My Life as a Sitcom, 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother"), recently appeared on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, I'm Dying Up Here, Friends From College, Louie, Broad City, Search Party", among many more, and she was even featured in Woody Allen's series "Crisis In Six Scenes" on Amazon. A two-time Emmy winner for writing and producing "The Rosie O'Donnell Show", Gold shares her latest take on life at Zanies in Rosemont.

Offer Dates: October 25, October 26, October 27

Full Price: $22  |  Our Price: COMP


"Best of Broadway: Rodgers & Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber": A Concert of Iconic Songs
at McAninch Arts Center, Glen Ellyn

The burst of sunshine in "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning." The smokey wisps of nostalgia that haunt "Memory." The windswept grandeur of "The Sound of Music." With heart and intelligence, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Rodgers & Hammerstein have written many of the most popular and beloved musical theater show tunes of all time. Now, the New Philharmonic and several extraordinary guest vocalists celebrate these geniuses with "Best of Broadway: Rodgers & Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber", a concert of their greatest hits. Enjoy favorites from "Oklahoma!", "The King and I", "Cats", "The Phantom of the Opera", "The Sound of Music" and many more when this not-to-be-missed concert fills Glen Ellyn's McAninch Arts Center.

Offer Dates: October 21

Full Price: $49  |  Our Price: $24.50


"The Rembrandt": A Portal Through a Painting
at Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre, Chicago

You know that annoying moment when the museum guards tell you to step back from the painting? Maybe there's a bigger reason other than "ruining the painting" that you're being cautioned for. Jessica Dickey's "The Rembrandt" flips the scenario, in which this time, it's the security guard who touches a famous Rembrandt painting. He's then taken on a time-hopping journey, spanning centuries of human experience. Explore the power of creative expression from this award-winning playwright whom "The New York Times" hails as a "talent to watch" at Chicago's Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre.

Offer Dates: October 29, October 31, November 7

Full Price: $65 - $70  |  Our Price: $32.50 - $35


Comedian Joe Kilgallon ("Comedians Talking Sports")
at Chicago Improv of Schaumburg, Schaumburg

Known for his "straight shooting, pull-no-punches style" ("Chicago Tribune"), comedian Joe Kilgallon calls to mind masters of the rant like Denis Leary. Whether he's railing against Yelpers with too much time on their hands, or riffing on his jealousy of gay men's drink options, Kilgallon finds hilarious stances to take on the littlest of life's quirks. His debut album, "Pay Attention", hit no. 1 on the iTunes comedy chart, and he's a mainstay at clubs and colleges across the country. In addition to his stand-up career, Kilgallon hosts the popular podcast "Comedians Talking Sports", and has appeared on NBC Sports and TBS. Catch this Windy City native when he returns home to perform at the Chicago Improv of Schaumburg.

Offer Dates: October 22

Full Price: $12  |  Our Price: $6


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