- Belarus Free Theatre's
- Oxford Playhouse's
An Act of Remembrance
- Filter Theatre's
- Short Shakespeare!
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- Othello: The Remix
- Tug Of War: Foreign Fire
Edward III, Henry V, Henry VI, Part 1
- Tim Crouch Theatre's
- Tug of War:
Henry VI Parts 2 and 3, Richard III
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February 5 – February 14, 2016
Award-winning Belarus Free Theatre's striking production that challenges its government’s repressive regime.
February 17 – February 21, 2016
Discover the daringly determined life of Charles Ignatius Sancho—composer, social satirist and man of refinement.
February 18 – April 10, 2016
Jealousy, love, and prejudice shape Shakespeare's most intimate tragedy.
March 1 – March 13, 2016
Classical verse meets riotous gig in Filter's radically cut, fast-paced version of Shakespeare's comedy.
March 5 – April 9, 2016
Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.
Mistaken identity and unlikely love drive this 75-minute abridgement of Shakespeare's comedy.
March 21, 2016
Harvard professor Michael Sandel hosts a public debate on Shakespeare, money and morality.
April 12 – May 8, 2016
This fresh, urban take on the Bard’s tragedy is spun out and lyrically rewritten over original beats.
May 11 – 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 as Shylock in this critically acclaimed production staged by Jonathan Munby.
September 14 – 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
An award-winning Hindi translation that first premiered at Shakespeare’s Globe in London.
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A site-responsive, pedestrian-based live art event from a multi-award-winning Australian performance group.
October 17, 2016
A one-night-only cabaret event featuring music from the great American songbook
FINALS: NOVEMBER 14, 2016
Students from across Chicago come together and discover their voices through the Bard's words.
Five blue-collar gravediggers explore a story of betrayal, loss, love and obsession.
November 30 – December 11, 2016
All 75 onstage deaths in the Shakespeare canon performed in 90 minutes—solemn, somber and sublimely funny
December 14 – 21, 2016
Award-winning British company shares Shakespeare's story of struggle, redemption and hope.