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“Can't Get Enough”

Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier
Ranked #12 of 182 Concerts & Shows in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, Chicago Shakespeare Theater offers a broad spectrum of theatrical experiences year-round, engaging and entertaining audiences from all walks of life and from around the world.
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Love this theater. Because I live so far away, I usually come in for the matinee. Lots of Gray Hairs, but the productions are great.
Loved their Richard III, and was pleased with Henry V. Not many Shakespeare playhouses anymore, so they give me my fix.

Thank ABHIL
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

We have been subscribers since this theater opened in 1999 on Navy Pier and we have never been disappointed! There isn't a bad seat in the house for viewing the stage, however, we avoid the gallery seats just because we find them a bit uncomfortable.
It is a beautiful theater, modeled after the original Globe Theater. The warm toned wood, and natural hues are welcoming and the spectacular lake views of the city, especially gleaming in the evening, are worth a trip in itself. Enjoy a glass of wine and drink in the view during intermission.
If Shakespeare isn't your thing, consider a more modern musical production, however this would be the place to experience a unique Shakespeare performance. Many times the production is projected into a more contemporary time frame, emphasizing the Shakespeare's timelessness.
If you are planning a Chicago trip or if you live in the area, take advantage of this specular venue.

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Reviewed 31 May 2014

Yesterday evening I attended Shakespear's Henri V at the Chicago Shakespeare theater. The performance was outstanding, actors were so good, and above them all the star - Harry Judge who plays King Henri V. The theater, located in Chicao's navy pier, boasts beautiful architecture, and the whole navy pier area is worth visiting. Do not miss it!

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Reviewed 30 May 2014

This is a beautifully constructed theater, modeled after the Globe. The performances are always outstanding, both Shakespearean plays and others. I am always impressed and entertained when attending this theater.

Thank drmrwh
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is a gem of a theater in Chicago. It's productions both traditional and modern are great productions of the Bard's work. Their season is rounded out with other shows that provide a great variety for the avid theatre goer.

Thank DerelN
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