Category Archives: Chicago Theater

Tall Ship WIndy at Navy Pier - Blues on the Blue

Set sail on Tall Ship Windy for live blues midst the winds and waters of Lake Michigan.  Grab a drink from the bar, sit back, and enjoy the city skyline at sunset from the decks of this majestic tall ship. Ticket prices: $35 for adults, $30 for students/seniors, $20 for kids. Buy tickets: Tall Ship Windy Presents: Barry…

Tall Ship Windy: Unrehearsed Shakespeare

The Tall Ship Windy at Navy Pier presents The Comedy of Errors as you’ve never seen it before!  Take to the seas for this fast-paced, high-energy performance of Shakespeare’s classic comedy.  Combine the Tall Ship Windy and some good ‘ole Shakespeare and you’ve got an adventure waiting to happen! What is Unrehearsed Shakespeare, asks thee? Performing in the…

Chicago Shakes - Timon of Athens

Haven’t been to the theater lately? Come by the Chicago Shakespeare Theater at Navy Pier and check out one of their new and/or upcoming shows! The upcoming shows include Being Shakespeare and Timon of Athens. A History of Everything and The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart are two shows that are coming up in a few months,…

Chicago Shakes: The Taming of the Shrew

“O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?” Does this famous line sound familiar to you? Does Shakespeare ring a bell? That line was from Shakespeare’s famous play, “Romeo and Juliet”. Explore another one of Shakespeare’s masterful works right here at Navy Pier’s Chicago Shakespeare Theater. The Taming of the Shrew The Taming of the Shrew,…

Chicago Shakes: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Want to get lost in the world of Shakespeare? A Midsummer Night’s Dream is at Navy Pier’s Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) through April 8. Do not miss out on this riveting performance of a classic tale! Shakespeare’s love potion-fueled comedy comes to life in CST Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin’s must-see, all-new production! A company…

Chicago Shakes: An Intimate Tempest

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents The Feast: An Intimate Tempest Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare Theater January 18 – March 11, 2012 Chicago Shakespeare Theater will be showing The Feast: An Intimate Tempest this Jan. 8 through March 11 at the Upstairs Theater. The bold collision of text with extraordinary objects and imagery ignites this muscular, innovative…

Windy City Circus at Navy Pier

February, 17-26, 2012 – Festival Hall at Navy Pier Windy City Circus hosts their Inaugural show February 17-26 with Navy Pier serving as the Big-Top! What’s a circus but a place where dreams come true? High-flying acrobats dazzle the imagination with fearless flight and animal tamers delight in the thrill of defying nature’s wrath! David and…

Rethink Navy Pier - Indoor Shops, Restaurants and Attractions

Winter blahs got you down? Have no fear, because Navy Pier is here with the cure… The Pier is your place to be during the summer months, but many think Navy Pier is a cold place to be avoided when Old Man Winter is in town! No matter how low the mercury dips, our boardwalk…

Winter WonderStage

Do you have the winter blahs? Well Navy Pier has the winter pop, rock, funk and soul! Visit Navy Pier and wiggle the winter blues away with live entertainment on the Winter WonderStage located in Winter WonderFest! Party Band Nights 7 pm to 9:30 pm every Friday and Saturday December 2 – January 7 Come…

Elizabeth Rex - Chicago Shakespeare Theater

What is Elizabeth Rex? On the eve of his death, William Shakespeare relives another fateful night, fifteen years earlier, when the Lord Chamberlain’s Men were invited to perform for Queen Elizabeth—the night before her beloved Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, was to be beheaded for treason to the Crown. The Queen sentenced him to death,…