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APR 23 - JUN 2, 2024

Written by Rob Ulin
Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel

The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare

WORLD PREMIERE

Judgment Day

an irreverent new comedy

Written by Rob Ulin
Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel

The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare

Run time: 2 hours (including intermission)

Audience Notice: Features adult themes and profanity, as well as strobe and flashing lights, and haze effects.

Additional Credits
Produced in association with Broadway & Beyond Theatricals, Martian Entertainment, Hendel Productions, and Paige Price Productions

Associate Production Sponsor
Ruth D. and Ken M. Davee New Work and Education Outreach Fund

Opening Night Sponsor
Offshore, Lírica & Sable Hotel at Navy Pier

Provider of Physician and Physical Therapy Services
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab


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“A wickedly funny new satire… anyone with functioning arteries will laugh their socks off”

–​Chicago Tribune

Extended by popular demand through June 2! Emmy and Tony Award-winner Jason Alexander (of Seinfeld fame) makes his Chicago stage debut in a hilariously irreverent world premiere comedy staged by Broadway director Moritz von Stuelpnagel and written by award-winning TV screenwriter Rob Ulin. Alexander plays Sammy Campo, a staggeringly corrupt, morally bankrupt lawyer who’s threatened with eternal damnation by a terrifying angel after a near-death experience. In a desperate attempt to redeem himself, Sammy forms an unlikely bond with a Catholic priest who is having his own crisis of faith. Filled with razor-sharp wit, this deliciously devious comedy rollicks through the timeless questions of Western philosophy—“morality,” “faith,” and “Are people any damn good?”


Additional Credits
Produced in association with Broadway & Beyond Theatricals, Martian Entertainment, Hendel Productions, and Paige Price Productions

Associate Production Sponsor
Ruth D. and Ken M. Davee New Work and Education Outreach Fund

Opening Night Sponsor
Offshore, Lírica & Sable Hotel at Navy Pier

Provider of Physician and Physical Therapy Services
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

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 ASL Interpretation

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 Open Captioning

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 Projected Spanish Translation

THU, MAY 16 Spanish Translation →

 Audio Description

SUN, MAY 19 Audio Description →

with optional Touch Tour

Run time: 2 hours (including intermission)

Audience Notice: Features adult themes and profanity, as well as strobe and flashing lights, and haze effects.

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Tickets Available
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FRI, MAY 10 ASL Interpretation →

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WED, MAY 15 Open Captioning →

 Projected Spanish Translation

THU, MAY 16 Spanish Translation →

 Audio Description

SUN, MAY 19 Audio Description →

with optional Touch Tour

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FRI, MAY 10 ASL Interpretation →

 Open Captioning

WED, MAY 15 Open Captioning →

 Projected Spanish Translation

THU, MAY 16 Spanish Translation →

 Audio Description

SUN, MAY 19 Audio Description →

with optional Touch Tour

“HEAVEN SENT! A spritely, unabashed, comic romp with a whip‑smart, no‑holds-barred script”

–Picks In Six

“A HELL OF A GOOD TIME! I can’t remember the last time I laughed so long and hard at a play”

–Chicago Culture Authority

“DELIGHTFULLY ENTERTAINING! It fully delivers on the promise of offering audiences a good time.”

–Broadway World

“SMART & LOADED WITH LAUGHS! Very funny. Very clever. It gives you something to think about.”

–WGN News

“DELIGHTFULLY ENTERTAINING! It fully delivers on the promise of offering audiences a good time.”

–Broadway World

“SMART & LOADED WITH LAUGHS! Very funny. Very clever. It gives you something to think about.”

–WGN News

Artists

Alexis Distler

Assistant Scenic Designer

Caity Mulkearns

Assistant Costume Designer

Max Grano De Oro

Assistant Lighting Designer

Alexis Distler

Assistant Scenic Designer

Caity Mulkearns

Assistant Costume Designer

Max Grano De Oro

Assistant Lighting Designer