GroundUp Theatre, in cooperation with Friends of the Parks, presents William Shakespeare's The Tempest. In this contemporary adaptation, Shakespeare's marooned characters, in the guise of CEOs, department heads, middle managers and office temps, all try to get back to civilization as aging hipster Prospero works his magic to regain the family business. This family-friendly, 90-minute version is a great introduction to Shakespeare, as well as a new take on a classic favorite. Don Johnson directs.
June 24 and 25
Ravenswood Manor Park (4626 N. Manor Ave)
July 1 and 2
location to be announced
July 8 and 9
Skinner Park (1331 W. Adams)
July 22 and 23
Touhy Park (7348 N. Paulina)
July 29 and 30
Lindblom Park (6054 S. Damen)
August 5 and 6
Winnemac Park (5100 N. Leavitt)
There is one special performance at 11:30 a.m. on August 6th at Ravenswood Manor, in conjunction with "Manor Bash."
Patrons are encouraged to bring picnics, blankets and/or chairs to this outdoor production.