June 17, 2019 - September 13, 2019 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Decades after his death, art historians and artists continue to recognize Posada’s cultural contributions, reflecting not only the spirit of Mexican identity in his time and ours but imparting a universal perspective extending well beyond the borders of his native Mexico.
Join us at the MAC to celebrate the opening day of Tickets on Sale! With free food, free gifts, and waived handling fees, you get to chat with MAC staff and buy tickets to your favorite shows of the season!
This crowd-pleasing, studio-tight tribute to the ‘80s phenomenon, Chicago includes the hits from the band’s golden age such as “Only the Beginning,” “Color My World,” “25 or 6 to 4,” performed with world-class horn and rhythm sections and spot-on vocals.
Experience an all-star band of true Chicago blues heavyweights playing the hit songs of the Rolling Stones with a classic Chicago blues groove inspired by the gritty sounds created by Muddy Waters & Howlin’ Wolf during the heyday of Chess Records.
Three years following the mysterious “death” of Sherlock Holmes at Richenbach, there have been many who’ve claimed to be Holmes, all de-bunked as imposters by the faithful partner of the sleuth, Watson.
Enjoy live music, live visual art, live dance, authentic Mexican food vendors and more in our kick-off to our yearlong celebration of Frida Kahlo leading up to the Frida Kahlo 2020 Exhibition coming to the Cleve Carney Art Gallery in Summer of 2020!
With numerous PBS specials and Grammy Awards, Botti’s uniquely expressive sound and soaring musical imagination has undeniably established him as one of the most noteworthy and innovative figures in the contemporary music world.
Recognized as one of the world’s top illusionists, REZA delivers grand scale illusions, masterful comedic timing, and numerous interactive moments allowing his audiences to experience magic in an innovative and exciting way.
Mie Kongo grew up in the outskirts of Tokyo, Japan and now lives and works in Evanston, IL, where she makes multidisciplinary work including ceramic sculptures, installations, 2D work, and porcelain designed objects.
Jens Lindemann is an internationally recognized classical trumpet player who will grace the MAC stage with the show-stopping Arutunian “Trumpet Concerto,” along with Wagner’s “Rienzi Overture” and Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade.”
Aden Kumler is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Art History and Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Chicago and an affiliated faculty member of the University of Chicago’s Medieval Studies program, Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality, and Divinity School.
This holiday favorite returns to the MAC as our gift to you! Join the smash hit cast of Presley, Perkins, Lewis and Cash for a rip-roaring holiday show that’ll have you rockin’ around the Christmas tree!
While the weather outside could be frightful, the laughter inside is most delightful as comedy’s best and brightest roast the chestnuts out of all the things we lovingly loathe about the holiday season.
This must-see show features the best sketches and songs from The Second City’s history made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray, Keegan-Michael Key, Aidy Bryant, Alan Arkin and more–as well as their trademark improvisation.
Born in Bogotá, Colombia, Paola Cabal has lived in Chicago since 2001. A site specific installation artist, Cabal is best known for her rigorous observational studies of daylight over time– movements the artist photographs on site, then paints directly into spaces trompe l’oeil-style, using spray paint.
Vladimir Radutny was born in Nikolayev, Ukraine in 1978. In 1989, he and his family arrived in Chicago as part of an immigration wave of Russian Jewish refugees from the former Soviet Union. He earned both his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Architecture from The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.
Just in time for primary season, everyone’s favorite equal opportunity offenders return to the MAC for the perfect night of political parody with plenty of fresh laugh-out-loud songs and original sketches!
Dog Man: The Musical is a hilarious new show based on The New York Times #1 bestselling series from Dave Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants and features the crime biting canine who is part dog, part man and ALL HERO!
The High Kings return for a St. Patrick’s Day weekend celebration complete with drink specials. Named Ireland’s “Folk Band of the Year,” The High Kings are known for their high-energy, versatile multi-instrumentalist skills, bringing a rousing acoustic flavor to brand new songs.