See the Nutcracker from $9 + service fees

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‘Tis the season for the Nutcracker… and Goldstar has you covered with two options. See The Nutcracker at the Athenaeum Theatre for as low as $9 + service fee, or see it performed by the Joffrey Ballet with the Chicago Philharmonic starting at $55.30 + service fee.

The Barefoot Contessa new tickets added

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New tickets added — Come see Ina Garden (The Barefoot Contessa) in Chicago, starting at $28 + service fee!

Chef Ina Garten, also known as “the Barefoot Contessa” to her many devoted fans, is beloved for her simple, straightforward approach to cooking and effortless take on entertaining. Many a foodie has looked on in envy as Garten shows off her gorgeous Hamptons home and garden, fabulous friends and rich, delicious recipes on her popular Back to Basics show on the Food Network. With eight best-selling cookbooks, her ninth, Make It Ahead, is poised to hit the New York Times best-seller list too when it hits bookstores in October. Join Garten when she appears live at Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre to talk about her natural approach to food, sharing tips, stories, and maybe even some recipes. She’ll be joined by special guest host Catherine De Orio, host of Emmy Award-winning Check, Please! on PBS. You may even get a chance to ask Garten a question during the show’s Q&A segment.

Blue Man Group — more tickets added!

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Goldstar has added more tickets and dates for The Blue Man Group at the Briar Street Theatre, so see if one meets your needs! This is an awesome show, guys.

The entertainment phenomenon known as the Blue Man Group is better than ever in this updated show featuring all-new material. You’ll find the famous blue bald guys interacting with “GiPads,” taking a humorous look at contemporary forms of communication, and performing a pulsating new finale set to an original music score. Audiences of all ages worldwide have experienced and loved this wildly imaginative stage show that cleverly combines comedy, art and science with fabulous visual effects and Grammy-nominated music.

From the Evil Dead to Legally Blonde — The Musical

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There’s a musical for everything — next up: Mashup Mom, The Musical! It’ll be awesome… dancing in the checkout lanes and everything. :)

So anyway, yesterday I told you about discount tickets to Evil Dead, The Musical. Well, today you can also score discount tickets to Legally Blonde, The Musical! Something for everyone…

Nominated for seven Tony Awards (including Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score), the bright and bubbly Legally Blonde: The Musical is based on the hilarious novel by Amanda Brown and the subsequent hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon. This song-and-dance sensation follows a sweet and seemingly not-so-bright sorority sister named Elle Woods on her journey to win back her high school boyfriend. Undeterred by the fact that he’s currently enrolled at Harvard Law School, the ambitious Elle puts down her credit cards and picks up the books in order to conquer the Ivy League in this upbeat story of self-discovery.


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I’m still trying to wrap my brain around this one, but Goldstar has tickets to Evil Dead: The Musical starting at just $19.99 + service fees!

This hilarious live stage show based on the cult series of Evil Dead films makes a triumphant (and gory) appearance on the Broadway Playhouse stage. This crazy theatrical experience has all the campy fun of the movies with the added bonus of being set to music. It’s a mash-up of all three films that tells the story of five college students who go to an abandoned cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash evil forces that turn them all into demons. And it’s a 4-D experience, which means that in addition to the comedy and rapid-fire one-liners, you can expect blood and gore to be flying everywhere. Spring for the Splatter Zone tickets and put yourself in all the gory action.

Randolph Street Market as low as $3.50

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Today on Goldstar: Randolph Street Market Festival as low as free + the $3.50 service fee!

Celebrity designer Nate Berkus is a huge fan of the Randolph Street Market Festival, and you will be too. Home of the world-famous Chicago Antique Market and Indie Designer Market and open monthly to the public, the festival is an internationally recognized European-style shopping extravaganza in Chicago’s historic West Loop. From May through September, you’ll find more than 250 vendors spread throughout indoor and outdoor shopping space, and from October through April you can browse among 75 select indoor vendors offering high quality, value-priced finds. Whether you’re a treasure hunter, a fashionista, a designer, a Hollywood set decorator, or someone who simply wants to see and be seen, the Randolph Street Market Festival is the place to be. Voted by Time Out Chicago as Best Market in 2013, and featured in Travel & Leisure, The New York Times, Lucky magazine, the U.K.’s The Guardian and more, the Randolph Street Market Festival is, in the words of one reviewer, “a mecca of cool.” Your ticket includes one serving of beer or wine, and there’s lots of food and drink available for purchase as you browse, mingle and listen to great music.