Nelson Rodriguez is Ray and Kathryn Acosta is Lorraine in "What of the Night"
“What of the Night”
Until Feb. 12
Cuban-American writer Mariá Irene Fornés' Pulitzer-Prize nominated play, What of the Night, has undergone a major Chicago revival thanks to acclaimed Chicago director and playwright Carlos Murillo. Until Feb. 12 at Theater Wit in Lakeview, experience this stage mediation on power, human frailty, betrayal, sex, institutional failure, madness and dreams. For mature audiences only. See here for tickets and more information.
Theater Wit, 1229 W Belmont Ave.
15th Annual Chicago Flamenco Festival
Beginning Feb. 24
Spread out over five weeks, this music and dance festival is held in conjunction with Old Town School of Folk Music, the Flamenco Arts Center and City Winery to showcase traditional and contemporary Spanish Flamenco music. In addition to performances, there will be brunches, symposiums, guitar workshops and family programs at the Instituto Cervantes de Chicago.
Instituto Cervantes de Chicago, 31 W. Ohio St.
Neighborhoods of the World
Beginning Feb. 12
Neighborhoods of the World at Navy Pier showcases some of the city’s lively cultural communities. Every Sunday starting on the 12th, there will be dancing, art, authentic cuisine and live music to celebrate the Chinese New Year, Poland and Brazil’s Carnival in February, followed by a celebration of Italy, Lithuania and Mexico in March.
Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave.
Until Feb. 12
Don’t miss the chance to see this award-winning musical based on the Oscar-nominated film. Starring Grammy-nominated Deborah Cox and adapted to stage by Oscar-winner Alexander Dinelaris, The Bodyguard features classic hits such as “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” and “I Will Always Love You.”
Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St.
Chicago Voices Concert
Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring a wide array of talented Chicago singers, this cross-genre, multi-media event celebrates the rich history and legacy of Chicago voices. The performers will pay tribute to the city’s music traditions, performing the blues, jazz, rock and much more.
Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr.