July 25 – August 26, 2018

Touring to neighborhood parks across the city
by William Shakespeare
adapted & directed by Barbara Gaines

Chicago Shakespeare strives to make its performances accessible to all patrons. Our staff is ready to help in any way possible. Below are scheduled Access performances for Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks 2018.

ASL Duo-interpreted Performances:

Eckhart Park
Friday, August 3 at 6:30 p.m.
1330 W. Chicago Ave.

Welles Park
Saturday, August 4 at 6:30 p.m.
2333 W. Sunnyside Ave.

Tuley Park
Wednesday, August 8 at 6:30 p.m.
501 E. 90th Pl.

Ridge Park
Tuesday, August 14 at 6:30 p.m.
1817 W. 96th St.

Loyola Park
Saturday, August 25 at 6:30 p.m.
At Farwell Ave. Entrance
1230 W. Greenleaf Ave.

Ping Tom Park
Sunday, August 26 at 4:00 p.m.
1700 S. Wentworth Ave.

All performances interpreted by Elizabeth Bartlow Breslin (CI/CT) and Will Lee (NIC).

 Audio-described Performances:

Frank J. Wilson Park
Sunday, August 12 at 4:00 p.m.
4630 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Described by Jason Harrington

No reservation is required—a section for patrons utilizing the service will be held near the stage.

Assisted listening devices are available for all Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks performances at our Welcome Table near the park entrance.

Phone: 312.595.5600
TTY: 312.595.5699

Learn about additional Access Shakespeare services for the Season.

Back to Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks: A Midsummer Night's Dream



      Bring your blanket or lawn chair

  Run Time: 75 minutes
      (no intermission)

 Access Performances

   Green Shows



Navy Pier | Polk Bros Park Performance Lawn
Wed, July 25 at 7:00 pm
Thu, July 26 at 7:00 pm
Fri, July 27 at 7:00 pm​
Sat, July 28 at 7:00 pm

Ellis Park
Tue, July 31 at 6:30 pm

Gage Park
Wed, August 1 at 6:30 pm

Kelvyn Park
Thu, August 2 at 6:30 pm

Eckhart Park
Fri, August 3 at 6:30 pm

Welles Park
Sat, August 4 at 6:30 pm
Sun, August 5 at 4:00 pm

Columbus Park
Tue, August 7 at 6:30 pm

Tuley Park
Wed, August 8 at 6:30 pm

Humboldt Park
Thu, August 9 at 6:30 pm
Fri, August 10 at 6:30 pm

Frank J. Wilson Park
Sat, August 11 at 6:30 pm
Sun, August 12 at 4:00 pm

Ridge Park
Tue, August 14 at 6:30 pm

Garfield Park
Wed, August 15 at 6:30 pm

Dvorak Park
Thu, August 16 at 6:30 pm

Peoria, IL | Glen Oak Park
Sat, August 18 at 7:00 pm
Sun, August 19 at 2:00 pm

Calumet Park
Tue, August 21 at 6:30 pm

Ogden Park
Wed, August 22 at 6:30 pm

Piotrowski Park
Thu, August 23 at 6:30 pm

Loyola Park
Fri, August 24 at 6:30 pm
Sat, August 25 at 6:30 pm

Ping Tom Memorial Park
Sun, August 26 at 4:00 pm

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