Guided by a mission to create innovative productions of classic works, Court Theatre packs its seasons with plays that are thought-provoking, character-driven and thematically enduring. 

Named "the most consistently excellent theater company in America" by The Wall Street Journal, Court was founded at the University of Chicago in 1955, in the stunning Hyde Park neighborhood.

Court Theatre
5535 S. Ellis Ave. 
Chicago, Illinois 60637
(773) 753-4472

2017/2018 SEASON

  • All My Sons
    January 11 - February 11, 2018
    All My Sons established playwright Arthur Miller as an American theater icon, and won the 1947 Drama Critics’ Award for Best New Play.
  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
    March 15 - April 15, 2018
    Playwright Todd Kreidler has crafted a startlingly relevant look at the thought-provoking classic film that confronted race relations in 1967 America.

  • The Originalist
    May 10 - June 10, 2018
    Written by Charles MacArthur Award winner John Strand, this daring new work shows just how much passion for the law and risk it takes to defend one’s version of the truth. 

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