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What to do in Chicago? The theater world beckons for your next date night. Take your sweetheart to a performance by the Chicago Shakespeare Theater and enter a magical world of kings and queens, fairies and lovers. From Henry V to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, this award-winning theater company brings Shakespeare’s work to glorious life, with elaborate stage sets, period costumes, and some of the finest actors in the area. Not the biggest fan of the Bard of Avon? Fear not, you can catch all kinds of productions at this impressive theater located on Navy Pier, from moving tragedies to contemporary comedies and everything in between. Take your seats in the large, U-shaped auditorium, reminiscent of a modern-day Globe Theater, and prepare to be transported with your date for a few blissful moments where “all the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” After the show, take a trip through the massive red gate into Navy Pier’s lively LandShark Beer Garden for a nightcap, where you and your date can discuss the play you’ve just seen and start planning your next dramatic night out.

Chicago Shakespeare Theatre

800 East Grand Avenue Chicago IL 60611

(312) 595-5600

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