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Blue Man Group

"Blue Man Group"

The popular "Blue Man Group" production will have additional performances of the percussive show in the coming months.

Special performances will take place at 2 p.m. on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 15; 8 p.m. on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14; and 2 and 5 p.m. on Presidents' Day, Feb. 19.

"Blue Man Group" takes place at Briar Street Theatre, 3133 N. Halsted St., Chicago. Tickets are $39 to $99. Call 800-258-3626 or visit

Plan to see Rob Lowe in Chicago

Actor Rob Lowe will star in "Stories I Only Tell My Friends: Live" on May 19 at Cadillac Palace Theatre in Chicago. Lowe's one-man show is based on his memoirs "Stories I Only Tell My Friends" and "Love Life."

In the show, Lowe talks about his life, fame, marriage, fatherhood and more. Lowe, known for various roles in shows "The West Wing," "Parks and Rec," and others, is only scheduled to perform one show in Chicago.

Tickets are currently on sale for the show. Prices range from $25 to $80 with meet-and-greet opportunities available. Call 800-775-2000 or visit

'Jesus Christ Superstar' set to play Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents "Jesus Christ Superstar" April 27 through May 20 at the opera house. It marks the first rock production  to be staged at the Lyric.

The show is the North American debut of Timothy Sheader's Olivier Award-winning production from London's Regent's Park Open-Air Theatre. Tickets start at $44. Call 312-827-5600 or visit

Lyric Opera will also present "I Puritani" Feb. 4, 7, 10, 13, 16, 24 and 28. Enrique Mazzola will conduct. The story is set in 17th Century England.