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The 3 best theater events in Chicago this week

If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Chicago this week, from close-up magic to an interactive show.

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The Showcase: New and Experimental Works

Experience an evening of close-up magic and mind-bending illusions. The show will feature Chicago Magic Lounge company members Justin Purcell, Danny Rudnick and Lee Benzaquin. 

When: Tuesday, March 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Chicago Magic Lounge, 5050 N. Clark St.
Price: $15
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'Djembe! The Show: Beat Your Own Drum'

This interactive theatrical experience invites you to be part of the show. With a drum at each seat, you'll be drumming along to the beat. Broadway and Chicago performers will lead pop and rock songs. 

When: Tuesday, March 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Apollo Theater - Mainstage, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave.
Price: $19–$49
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'The Man Who Was Thursday'

Lifeline Theatre presents an adaptation of the 1908 satire by G.K. Chesterton about the rise of anarchists in London. Gabriel Syme goes undercover for Scotland Yard to infiltrate the operations, but soon realizes that no one is as they seem.

When: Thursday, March 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave.
Price: $20
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