Hamlet is 2015’s Shakespeare in the Park Performance

By: Chicago Street Theatre Last Updated: June 10, 2015

ChicagoSt billboardConsidered by many to be the “Greatest Play in the English Language,” Hamlet is presented for 2015’s Shakespeare in Central Park Plaza. This stunning masterpiece tells a story of mystery, murder, and madness as the Prince of Denmark must avenge his father’s death and unlock the dark conspiracy that leads him to members of his own family.

On Friday July 10 and Saturday July 11 there are FREE performances at Central Park Plaza on the Porter Health Amphitheater stage.

At 6pm a Street Fest featuring artisan vendors, performance art, and music and food vendors will be available with the performance of Hamlet at dusk.

Hamlet Ophelia Vert full2The food and beer garden will feature: Bon Femme, Don Quijote, Martinis, Pikk’s Tavern, Sage, and Valpo Velvet.

Reserved Section Tickets Available: A spot in the green area closest to the stage at Central Park–$15 each. VIP tickets also include a tote bag and food voucher– $25 per ticket; $40 per couple; $50 per family. Chairs NOT included.

Ticket Performances at the air conditioned Chicago Street Theatre: Fri, July 17 at 8pm (Party at Bon Femme) Sat, July 18 at 8pm Sun, July 19 at 2:30pm Thur, July 23 at 8pm Fri, July 24 at 8pm (Party at Tommy B’s) Sat, July 25 at 8pm

Adults $20; Seniors/Students; “The Couch” $28

Call now for tickets (219) 464-1636 ext. 1 or buy them online at www.ChicagoStreet.org. New Box Office hours are weekdays Noon to 4PM and two hours prior to show times.

SHAKESPEARE’S HAMLET is directed by Traci Brant & Jonni Pera

Check out the coverage from ValpoLife of last year's Shakespeare in the Park Performance of Romeo and Juliet!

Photos by Toni Hoyle