Category Archives: Chicago Theater

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,…

Magician Dennis Watkins at Navy Pier Really Big Halloween Party

Magician Dennis Watkins, who currently lives in Chicago, grew up surrounded by magic.  His late grandfather was a teacher who excelled at “close-up” tricks and ran one of this country’s earliest mail order magic shops! Now, Dennis Watkins will perform at Navy Pier’s Really Big Halloween Party every day of the party, with a special…

Chicago Shakespeare Theatre - Follies

The Chicago Shakespeare Theatre is proud to introduce a compelling and lively new production of “Follies” featuring a company of over 40 actors and musicians beginning Oct. 4th at Navy Pier in Chicago. Chicago Shakespeare Theater – What is “Follies”?   “Follies” brings the book written by James Goldman to life as it captures the…

Riva Crab House at Navy Pier

For all you lovebirds out there that have been to the museums, seen the shows and even the big metal vegetable (ahem, “The Bean”) and think that there’s no place left in Chicago to do a romantic evening for two – we’ve put together an idea for a “Date Nite” at Navy Pier in Chicago. Knowing…

Adventures of Pinocchio at Navy Pier

When you wish upon a star, your dreams really do come true at The Adventures of Pinnocchio, but only for a limited time at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre at Navy Pier in Chicago thru Aug. 28, 2011. You may have seen the incredible story of Pinocchio, but if you haven’t seen it at the Chicago Shakespeare…

Navy Pier Events in Chicago

Do you know someone who is always taking things to the extreme?  Then it’s time to show them exactly what defines extreme at Cirque Shanghai Extreme at the Pepsi Skyline State on Navy Pier now before the limited-time world premiere production ends Sept. 5, 2011. Cirque Shanghai Extreme, the spectacle for all ages, has returned and…