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ShakesFest: A Chicago Shakespeare Community Cabaret

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Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks
Photograph: Vashon Jordan Jr.

Time Out says

This year's edition of Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks (in which the Chicago Shakespeare Theater brings free summer pop-up performances to parks throughout the city) is ShakesFest, a vivacious musical revue of songs inspired by the beloved bard's work. The theater has partnered with local arts organizations for each of the performances in six Chicago neighborhoods, so expect a diverse array of musical genres and dance—check out a full list of performance dates below.

July 14: West Pullman Park (401 W 123rd St) in West Pullman at 6:30pm
July 15: Eckhart Park (1330 W Chicago Ave) in West Town/Ukrainian Village at 6:30pm
July 16: Piotrowski Park (4247 W 31st St) in Little Village at 6:30pm
July 21: Columbus Park (500 S Central Ave) in Austin at 6:30pm
July 22: Ogden Park (6500 S Racine Ave) in Englewood at 6:30pm
July 23: Ping Tom Memorial Park (1700 S Wentworth Ave) in Chinatown at 6:30pm


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