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  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Until Jan 27, 2019

  • Macbeth

    Feb 16 - Mar 16, 2019

  • An Inspector Calls

    Feb 19 - Mar 10, 2019

  • Hamlet

    Apr 17 - Jun 9, 2019

  • Six

    May 14 - Jun 30, 2019

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Until January 27, 2019

In joyous celebration of 20 years of Chicago Shakespeare on Navy Pier, Joe Dowling revisits his much-acclaimed production of the Bard's wondrous supernatural rom-com for a new era. A delightful and dizzying tale that still enraptures audiences after 400 years, prepare to enter a realm where a tiff between fairy royalty gets very, very out of hand, affecting supernatural folk and mortals alike!

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Macbeth

February 16 - March 16, 2019

Americas most sought-after director, Marti Lyons adapts and directs Shakespeare's tragic piece, Macbeth. This short 75-minute performance is the perfect introduction to the world of Shakespeare, and features a question and answer session at the end of each performance. Thought to have first been performed in 1606, the story of Macbeth continues captivates audiences throughout the many centuries of it being performed.

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An Inspector Calls

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February 19 - March 10, 2019

Often referred to as the definitive staging of JB Priestley's drawing room drama, this production from London's National Theatre makes its US Touring premiere - bringing the masterpiece to you. Debuting in 1992, this iteration has been seen all over the world, scooping awards with each revival. Original director Stephen Daldry (The Hours, Billy Elliot) returns for this North American jaunt, showcasing his innate understanding of the literary classic.

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Hamlet

April 17 - June 9, 2019

Four-time Tony nominee Raul Esparza takes on the role of a lifetime in this new production of Hamlet, following in the footsteps of Olivier, Burton and Cumberbatch.

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Six

May 14 - June 30, 2019

Henry VIII's six wives are stepping out from the big man's shadow to take their turn in the spotlight. Created by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, this musical celebration of 16th Century girl power debuted on the West End in 2018 to fantastic reviews.

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

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Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

  • Year opened: 1986
  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is a non-profit theater company which holds over 600 annual performances throughout most of the year. The company re-located in 1997 to Navy Pier and now hosts the largest youth and family-orientated arts-in-education program in the state of Illinois - the "Team Shakespeare" program. The theater has won many awards, including 77 Joseph Jefferson awards, 3 Laurence Olivier Awards and the 2008 Regional Theatre Tony Award.

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