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Midwest Dates Announced! Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Jad, Robert, Thao...and a few eyeballs Jad, Robert, Thao...and a few eyeballs (Lars Topelmann)

See Radiolab Live: In the Dark this fall in Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison! Tickets are on sale now.

Join Jad and Robert as they take the stage to explore what it's like to be In the Dark, modern dancer-athletes Pilobolus, and musician Thao Nguyen, who will score the show live. In the Dark will be a night of gripping stories, wonder-inducing demonstrations, and jaw-dropping images.

September 28, 2012
The Chicago Theater
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September 29, 2012
The Riverside Theater
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September 30, 2012
Overture Center for the Arts
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Comments [68]

ShmooZee from San Diego, CA

What is the probability that a live Radiolab appearance may happen in San Diego, CA? C'mon, we have such nice weather!!!

Jul. 07 2013 12:43 PM
Leslie from Saint Paul, MN

What about St. Paul?!

Jun. 27 2013 10:20 PM
Cara from San Francisco

And, of, San Francisco would love to have you as well:)

Oct. 18 2012 10:39 AM
Chris from Houston, TX

We need you down here in Houston! You guys are amazing!

Oct. 07 2012 03:51 AM
Melissa from Fort Worth, TX

Please come to Fort Worth. It looks like the water gardens are missing you!

Oct. 04 2012 11:37 AM
Juliet from Chicago

Attended Radiolab "In the Dark" show Friday night in Chicago, and learnt all about the evolution of eyes! The show was simply amazing! The fact my 7-year-old son could recite step by step of the entire evolution of eyes the next morning confirms once again: Radiolab is the best radio/podcast science show on earth!

Oct. 01 2012 02:56 PM
Alejandro from Pomona

Puh-lease come to Los Angeles you will love the food, plus i really want to see you guys live!

Sep. 28 2012 01:08 AM
IDE cohen from Highland Pk. Il

Been a fan for years. Unfortunately I just found out
Last minute abt u being in Chicago. When will
U be back so I can plan better.

Sep. 27 2012 03:34 PM
Sarah Baker from Atlanta

Yay for the midwest!! But the South wants you! Atlanta is waiting. :)

Sep. 27 2012 02:23 PM

Hooray for the Milwaukee show! All you Minnesota and Detroit people are welcome to come to the Milwaukee show!

Sep. 26 2012 11:51 PM
Breanna from Atlanta

Come to Atlanta!

Sep. 26 2012 02:14 PM

one more for Minneapolis!!!

Sep. 22 2012 12:42 AM
Teresa Wagener from Minneapolis

St Paul or Minneapolis - PLEASE?!

Sep. 20 2012 02:38 PM
Paul Allen from Omaha, Ne

Don't know if I can even put in for you guys coming to Omaha Nebraska, so I will jump on the bandwagon and say please hit Minneapolis. I will drive the 6 hours to see the show!

Sep. 19 2012 10:02 PM
ann from grand marais, minnesota

come to beautiful grand marais, minnesota. we're a small town with an awesome local radio station ( and have recently hosted mountain stage radio for the second year in a row and had vinyl cafe here last year. we're right on lake superior and we love radiolab!

Sep. 19 2012 09:38 PM


You have a billion listeners in Detroit! Plus, we're such a great artsy smart city!

We're totally show you guys a good time!

Sep. 15 2012 10:43 AM
Jared Saverino from Detroit, Mi

You're SO close! Detroit! Detroit! We're such an awesome place you'll love us! :D


Sep. 15 2012 10:37 AM
Sladin from Minneapolis

One BIG vote for Minneapolis as well!

Sep. 12 2012 11:49 AM
Melissa from Minneapolis, MN

One more vote for Minneapolis. We are smart, fit, funny...what's not to love?

Sep. 11 2012 10:01 PM
MsMcLean1 from Chicago

I'm so sorry. So close and yet so far. I can't come to your Chicago date or any Wisconsin one. :( Soooo disappointed!

Sep. 07 2012 07:03 PM
Maxwell Howard from Detroit, MI

Please come to Detroit! I would bring so many friends!

Sep. 05 2012 10:05 PM

Come to Detroit, please?!?

Sep. 01 2012 06:27 PM
Jayne from Wauwatosa

Looking forward to seeing you in Milwaukee!

Sep. 01 2012 04:42 PM
GreenheartAnne from Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is a great, happening place. On the way from the Midwest to the East Coast... surely you can find a venue here. We'd come out in droves!

Aug. 30 2012 11:52 AM
David from San Diego, CA

Come to Southern California!

Aug. 28 2012 11:45 PM
jill from boston, ma

come to boston!

Aug. 27 2012 05:27 PM
Amber from Santa Clarita, CA

Come to LA!!

Aug. 26 2012 11:10 AM
KatieHigaki from Columbus, OH

OHIO needs you! Make a tour stop in the Buckeye State!

Aug. 23 2012 01:50 PM
ttishbite from Detroit, MI

How can you come to the Midwest and not come to Detroit?!

Aug. 23 2012 10:32 AM

Come to Burlington, VT!!! Also beautiful in the fall!!

Aug. 21 2012 11:14 AM

Minneapolis or St. Paul would love to see you!! Or both!!

Aug. 19 2012 01:30 PM
PeterV from Fabulous Las Vegas, NV

Why not Vegas?

Aug. 18 2012 01:05 PM
Kati Soleil from Chapel Hill, NC

Come to North Carolina please!!! WUNC would be a gracious host!

Aug. 12 2012 12:14 PM

Why no shows in the Twin Cities? :(

Aug. 12 2012 11:01 AM

You guys are my heroes! I love exploring the peculiarities of the human condition and life on earth. Super exciting to see you at the Milwaukee show! Thanks for coming!!! :)

Aug. 11 2012 12:00 PM
Brian from Minneapolis

Another vote for coming to Minneapolis or St. Paul!

Aug. 08 2012 11:31 AM
Sara from Louisville, KY

Come to Louisville! or Cincinnati! or Nashville!

Aug. 07 2012 11:49 AM

September will mark the second Atlanta appearance of Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me. Surely Radiolab will, In response, see fit to schedule its own Atlanta visit.


Aug. 03 2012 07:44 PM
sissy from dallas, tx


Jul. 18 2012 02:07 PM
Ginni from Denver, CO

Come to DENVER!!

Jul. 17 2012 11:51 AM
Jessi from Minneapolis

Please, come to Minneapolis!

Jul. 13 2012 12:50 AM

THANK YOU FOR COMING TO MADISON!!!!!! As a student from UW Madison, I am so happy you are coming!

Jul. 12 2012 01:44 AM
Ashley from Atlanta, Georgia

Please come to Atlanta!

Jul. 11 2012 04:09 PM
Tia from Florida


Jul. 09 2012 12:58 PM
Nicola from Minneapolis

No Minneapolis or St. Paul?? :(

Jul. 09 2012 12:40 PM
Gita Mazumdar from Saint Paul, Minnesota

The Fitzgerald Theater in downtown Saint Paul would be the perfect venue. All the math-philosophy majors of the world live in this neighborhood.

Jul. 08 2012 05:05 PM
Sophia from Minneapolis

You should come to Minneapolis, the hippest and coolest Midwestern city!

Jul. 08 2012 11:07 AM

We were at Philly show last Friday - thanks to my son! I am also legally blind (sitting top balcony). I didn't tell my story, but I want to thank for allowing me to see stars for the first time in years! What a treat... We loved the show! Thanks for shedding light on the subject.

Jul. 07 2012 10:35 AM
Abe from Plover WI

My wonderful wife just got us tickets to the Madison show! Sooo excited!

Jul. 06 2012 02:02 PM
Kyle from Upstate NY

I love you guys, but I can't believe you're doing three shows in cities that are within two hours of each other! How about some shows spread out around the country so more of us have a chance to see what you're doing?

Jul. 05 2012 10:09 AM
Cherie Martin-Purnell from Chicago

Just got tickets for the Chicago show! Radiolab is deeply, deeply cool--and I'm SO ready to see Jad and Robert live. What is in store for me, a show in the round, I can't imagine, but I know it's gonna be good!

Jul. 04 2012 12:13 AM
Dave in Wisco from Central Wisconsin

Just scored tickets for the Madison show, can't wait to see the show in action!

Jul. 03 2012 06:08 PM
DQ from Miami

I'd say come down to South Florida, but this is a pretty dumb part of the country so I'm not sure there would be a lot of interest, unfortunately. I'll have to make a trip to see you guys!

Jul. 03 2012 03:48 PM
Hannah from Boston, MA

Boston Boston Boston!!!

Jul. 02 2012 02:02 PM
Lisa from Dallas, TX

We would LOVE to see you in Dallas!

Jul. 02 2012 01:14 PM
Guy from Philadelphia

My wife and I saw this in Philadelphia in Friday. It was awful. More suited for a 12 year old audience. The comic was boring and unoriginal. Even Pilobolus, whom we generally like, was really off their game. Radio Lab should stick to radio,

Jul. 02 2012 09:10 AM

Is this related to the show Joe Frank: In the Dark ?

Jul. 02 2012 05:57 AM
Sandra Pinchback

Add a vote for Detroit. We can't make the Chicago date, besides Detroit is way cooler.

Jul. 02 2012 01:56 AM
Dana from Madison, WI

This made me SO UNBELIEVABLY EXCITED!! Thank you for adding Madison!!!

Jul. 01 2012 11:22 PM
Laura from San Francisco

When are you guys headed to San Francisco? I can tell you, San Francisco is dying to see Radiolab Live!

Jul. 01 2012 12:02 PM
david minnick from Detroit

I might be able to make it to the Chicago one, but you ought to stop in Detroit while you're in the area! P.S. Are you bringing the Residents tribute band (in the picture) with you?

Jul. 01 2012 10:52 AM
Kevin from Indianapolis

I vote for Indianapolis too!

Jul. 01 2012 09:27 AM
Barry from Columbus

2 shows in Wisconsin and 0 in Ohio. What, is somebody on the staff a Badger? Boooooooooooooooo!

Jul. 01 2012 08:04 AM

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ADDING A CHICAGO SHOW! I currently live in Boulder, CO but am moving to Chicago at the end of the summer. I was keeping an eye out for either Denver or Chicago to be added. Can't wait to see you guys on September 28!

Jun. 29 2012 07:43 PM

My wife and I saw Radio Lab Live: In the Dark last night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. It was great! Great stories, great science, great music and dance! We hope to see you back at BAM again soon.

Jun. 28 2012 08:56 AM
Zoë Stein from St. Paul, MN

MINNEAPOLIS or ST. PAUL? Please? I love radiolab, I would literally sell my plasma to come see you guys!

Jun. 28 2012 01:10 AM
John from Omaha, NE

While you're in the area, why not stop by Omaha, NE? Beautiful in the fall and would love to have you here!

Jun. 27 2012 10:59 PM

What about Indianapolis?! Please come to Indy!

Jun. 27 2012 08:31 PM

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