Enhance your Chicago dining experience by pairing it with a show. Explore the multifaceted talent of the city with these spectacular offerings.
CABARET ZAZOU’s premiere production, Luminaire, is a groundbreaking, immersive variety dinner show that takes place in a vintage Belgian Spiegeltent on the 14th floor of the Cambria Hotel in Chicago’s Theatre District. Luminaire stars critically acclaimed performers Frank Ferrante and LiV Warfield along with an international cast of exceptional entertainers. Sassy, sexy, and sultry, Luminaire is designed to dazzle and delight audiences with stunning cirque acts, interactive comedy, captivating vocalists, and a stellar band, complimented by a delicious multi-course meal provided by Blue Plate Chicago.
Be transported to Paris from Wicker Park’s very own speakeasy. After entering the hidden door, Bordel’s visitors can sip award-winning cocktails and dine on Spanish dishes from Mama Delia while immersed in a chic atmosphere of velvet sofas, chandeliers, and ornate Persian rugs. The ambience is only enhanced by Bordel’s performances: jazz, burlesque, flamenco, magic, and cabaret, making Bordel one of the top destinations for discovering the talent of the Windy City.
Rated America’s #1 Drag Show Experience, Lips Chicago in the South Loop hosts nightly drag and dining experiences complete with a full bar. These Vegas-style shows are full of high energy and glamour. Here, some of the top drag queens in Chicago will not only perform but be your servers for the night.
Nitti’s Supper Club
Named for Chicago mobster and member of the Capone gang, Frank Nitti, who once owned this landmark Harry Caray building, Nitti’s takes diners back to the final anarchic years of Prohibition. Expect an interactive show that exhibits a mix of toe-tapping musical and comedic performances. With flappers and gangsters galore, this show mirrors Nitti’s true life of crime.
Take on the task of solving a murder while you dine on a delicious four-course dinner in the historic Streeterville neighborhood. This murder mystery-comedy show cunningly places the murder culprits incognito among guests. As the night progresses, clues will be provided until the killer is revealed. The country’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner theatre show promises continuous surprises and fun.
Carnivale is one of Chicago’s most colorful dining destinations. Copacabana-inspired, this festive West Loop restaurant features flavorful Latin cuisine sourced from local farmers to promote sustainability. Dine while enjoying one of the restaurant’s numerous shows, including live music, showgirls bedecked in feathers, and salsa. A night at Carnivale is sure to be a lively one!
Untitled Supper Club
Visit Untitled, the hidden gem in Near North, an incredible speakeasy environment offering world-class entertainment with weekly music and titillating cabaret-style performances from Chicago’s finest. Experience the restaurant’s lengthy whiskey menu and raw bar and pasta options amidst a posh 1920’s setting. Thursday nights at Untitled are particularly magical due to the weekly Unbridled variety show filled with burlesque, acrobatics, and more.
Discover the passion of the Chicago blues scene at Kingston Mines. Founded in 1968, this Lincoln Park blues club is an award-winning, world-famous destination for some of the best musicians in the genre. Grub on barbecue and bar food while getting a taste of classic Chicago live music.