Access Performances for “Tug of War: Foreign Fire” at CST

Enjoy an Access Shakespeare Performance at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Tug of War: Foreign Fire
Edward III, Henry V, Henry VI Part 1
by William Shakespeare
adapted and directed by Barbara Gaines

Open-Captioned Friday, June 3, 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 5, 1:00 p.m.

Get ready for the ultimate game of thrones in Tug of War: Foreign Fire with tickets ranging from our full price of $100 to as low as $60 for patrons whose disability requires the use of the service (plus one companion) through our “Pay-What-You-Can” Access Shakespeare program. Named Time Out Chicago ’s Best Chicago Theater to see this month, Artistic Director Barbara Gaines takes audiences on a riveting gallop through two centuries, distilling six Shakespeare masterworks into two action-packed dramas fueled by stunning staging that trace the rise and fall of kings, and the uncommon courage of common men. The adventure begins with Edward III, Henry V and Henry VI, Part 1 in Foreign Fire, where France is the prize. The action continues in the fall when turmoil seizes England in Civil Strife, featuring Henry VI, Parts 2 + 3 and Richard III. Purchase your tickets in advance by calling 312.595.5600.

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Reserved dinner seating in our lobbies will be available to those who purchase a boxed meal in advance. If you would prefer to BYO, let us know when you make your ticket reservation, and we’ll be sure to reserve convenient lobby seating for you, as well.

All in all, Foreign Fire and Civil Strife are each approximately 6 hours, including several intermissions and a meal break. Reserved dinner seating in our lobbies will be available to those who purchase a box meal in advance.