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Camille
Dressy casual
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Camille
Parking - make sure you get your ticket validated at the box office first!
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Goldstar Member
Credit cards can be processed at the parking exit - skip validating at the machine.
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Goldstar Member
Arrive a bit early, and walk to the far end of the pier before the show, while it is still sunlight.
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Candace M.
In the day dress for comfort, you'll see the whole gambit of dress styles.
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Candace M.
You're on Navy Pier, you can't find someplace to eat and drink, you're hopeless.
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4.4 average rating
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68 reviews
18 stars
attended Apr 24 2012

The fact that Timon is so relevant to the 21st century is yet another tribute to William Shakespeare's genius. Barbara Gaines has put together a riveting production,... continued

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28 reviews
12 stars
attended May 09 2012

Turns a minor Shakespeare play into a fun romp. The modern staging adds a level of wit and amusement to the otherwise almost over-dark play. I'm not usually a fan of... continued

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12 reviews
12 stars
attended Jun 08 2012

Excellent acting and staging.

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Website

http://www.chicagoshakes.com/timon

Description

In a high-risk world of quick profits and borrowed luxury, Timon is a god among men. But can this titan survive when the tides of fortune turn? From performances with the Royal Shakespeare Company and on Broadway to the Star Wars film series and beyond, internationally celebrated actor Ian McDiarmid is brilliantly matched to the challenging role of Timon. And Artistic Director Barbara Gaines’ gripping new production features the kind of inventive staging and electrifying performances that always makes an evening at Chicago Shakespeare one to remember.

About the Ticket Supplier: Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Chicago Shakespeare Theater offers a broad spectrum of theatrical experiences year-round, engaging and entertaining audiences from all walks of life and from around the world. The plays of William Shakespeare form the core of the company's work, complemented by other dramatic works -- from traditional classical theater to new classics that resonate with Shakespeare's timeless insights into the human condition. CST's World's Stage Series brings international theatrical productions to Chicago, presenting new cultural expressions and experiences. For family audiences, CST Family presents abridged Shakespeare productions and classic musicals for all ages.