CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE THEATER ON NAVY PIER

JENTES FAMILY COURTYARD THEATER

Chicago, Illinois

The Chicago Shakespeare Theatre is an intimate 525-seat classic courtyard theatre, with three levels of galleries that surround the acting area. The space features a rear stage area with a full fly tower, and a fully trappable stage zone, allowing for different audience/stage configurations.

The facility also houses a 200-seat studio theatre and rehearsal spaces, in addition to administration and educational spaces.

Benton Delinger and Michael Ferguson performed theatre consulting services as individual effort while at a previous firm.

COMPLETION

1999

OWNER

Chicago Shakespeare Theatre

ARCHITECT

VOA Associates