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Theatre Wed May 26 2010

Broadway in Chicago honors U.S. Troops with Memorial Weekend Discount

This Memorial Day weekend, Broadway in Chicago will honor our troops by offering military personnel and veterans $35 tickets to Billy Elliot the Musical, Fuerza Bruta: Look Up, or The 39 Steps. The discounted ticket price applies to select performances of the three musicals from now through June 2. Show times and locations are as follows:

Billy Elliot the Musical
Ford Center/Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph Street
Tuesdays at 7:30pm
Wednesdays at 2pm and 7:30pm
Thursdays at 7:30pm
Fridays at 8pm
Saturdays at 2pm and 8pm
Sundays at 2pm

An uplifting tale of a young boy who trades boxing for ballet, Billy Elliot the Musical has been named "Musical of the Decade" by TIME Magazine and has won ten Tony Awards.

Fuerza Bruta: Look Up
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway
Tuesdays - Thursdays at 7:30pm
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm and 10pm
Sundays at 3pm and 6:30pm

A "mash-up between aerial theater and a late-night dance party," Fuerza Bruta places the audience in the middle of the action.

The 39 Steps
Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe Street
Wednesday, May 26 at 7:30pm
Thursday, May 27 at 7:30pm
Friday, May 28 at 8pm
Saturday, May 29 at 2pm and 8pm
Sunday, May 30 at 2pm

The 39 Steps, a reenactment of Hitchcock's 1935 film thriller, has been recognized with two Tony Awards.

Tickets may be purchased at Broadway In Chicago Box Offices, 24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St., and 18 W. Monroe St.; the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 775-2000; Ticketmaster retail locations (including Hot Tix and select Carson Pirie Scott, Coconuts and fye stores); and online at For more information visit BroadwayInChicago/SpecialOffers.

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Paul Goldberger Describes the "Pragmatism and Poetry" of Frank Gehry's Architecture in His New Book

By Nancy Bishop

Architecture critic Paul Goldberger talks about Frank Gehry's life and work in a new book.
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