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I've seen a handful of plays at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, all have been of high quality and enjoyable.

There are 2 different theater spaces, the main stage for the major performances such as Hamlet or MacBeth and the smaller upstairs space for other offerings. Some of the productions are family friendly, like the current production of Seussical The Musical which is running through August 20, 2006.

If you park at Navy Pier, be sure and get your parking ticket validated by the theater for a 40% discount, the restaurant validation only deducts $2 from the whopping $20 parking fee.

There are some dining options on Navy Pier but they are not, in my opinion, the best that Chicago has to offer. Dining elsewhere in Chicago and then going to Navy Pier is your best option but if you want to eat at Navy Pier you can choose from a food court, several tourist oriented restaurants like Joe's Be Bop Cafe or Bubba Gump's or Riva's which I hear has good food but is a little overpriced.

Dress Code: Theater patrons in Chicago are fairly casual, you'll see anything from shorts to suits depending on where they were earlier in the day.

Address: Navy Pier
Phone: 312.595.5600
Theme: Theater
Website: http://www.chicagoshakes.com

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 7, 2006
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