- The Q Brothers
Othello: The Remix
- Tug Of War: Foreign Fire
Edward III, Henry V, Henry VI, Part 1
- Artists Breaking
Limits + Expectations
- Tim Crouch Theatre's
- Gary Busey's One-Man Hamlet
- Song of the Goat's
Songs of Lear
- Foro Shakespeare's
Enamorarse de un incendio
- Tug of War:
Henry VI Parts 2 and 3, Richard III
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April 12 – May 8, 2016
This fresh, urban take on the Bard’s tragedy is spun out and lyrically rewritten over original beats.
May 12 – June 12, 2016
The first installment of the electrifying adaptation Tug of War features Edward III, Henry V and Henry VI, Part 1.
May 28, 2016
A troupe of teenagers with Down syndrome perform Shakespeare’s tale of mistaken identity.
June 2 – June 5, 2016
Tim Crouch’s interpretation of Twelfth Night is told through the eyes of the much maligned steward, Malvolio.
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Free for all! A 75-minute Twelfth Night travels across Chicago parks this summer.
July 12 – July 17, 2016
Outstanding Solo Performance Award-winner David Carl portrays Gary Busey in an uproarious multimedia Hamlet.
August 4 – 14, 2016
Jonathan Pryce stars in this critically acclaimed production from Shakespeare's Globe.
Belgian Theater Zuidpool transforms Macbeth into a raw, live concert with original music.
September 17 – October 9, 2016
The second installment of the electrifying adaptation Tug of War features Henry VI, Parts 2 and 3 and Richard III.
September 15 – September 18, 2016
Hit of the Edinburgh Fringe from Poland’s most innovative theater company—”breathtakingly stirring”
September 22 – September 24, 2016
Mexico City’s innovative company collaborates with acclaimed Chilean playwright Eduardo Pavez Goye.
September 27 – September 29, 2016
From India, an award-winning Hindi translation that premiered at Shakespeare’s Globe in London.
September 28–29, 2016
Shanghai Jingju Theatre reimagines Shakespeare's Hamlet in the fictitious ancient Red City.
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A site-responsive, pedestrian-based live art event from a multi-award-winning Australian performance group.
November 5, 2016 – January 15, 2017
After decades as “king in waiting,” Prince Charles ascends to the throne in this Chicago premiere.
FINALS: NOVEMBER 14, 2016
Students from across Chicago come together and discover their voices through the Bard's words.
November 30 – December 11, 2016
All 75 onstage deaths in the Shakespeare canon performed in 90 minutes—solemn, somber and sublimely funny
December 5, 2016
A one-night-only cabaret event featuring music from the great American songbook
December 14 – 21, 2016
The U.K.'s award-winning Cheek by Jowl shares Shakespeare's story of struggle, redemption and hope.
January 29 – March 5, 2017
World premiere! A compelling journey of family and the need to understand those who came before.
February 7 – March 26, 2017
Acclaimed director Marti Maraden returns to stage Shakespeare’s witty satire about young love.
February 25–March 25, 2017
This 75-minute abridgement of the romantic tragedy is a perfect introduction to Shakespeare.
Five blue-collar gravediggers explore a story of betrayal, loss, love and obsession.
April 15 – June 11, 2017
The Oscar-winning romantic comedy is returned to the stage in a love letter to the Theater itself.