Midsommer Flight’s 2018 Season


Spring 2018: Richard III staged reading

by William Shakespeare
directed by Kristina McCloskey

Mondays, April 23 & 30, 2018, at 7:00 PM
Galway Arms Irish Bar & Restaurant

Midsommer Flight will partner with Unbound Theatre Company to present a limited engagement staged reading of Shakespeare’s most famous history play.


Summer 2018: Two Gentlemen of Verona

by William Shakespeare
directed by Producing Artistic Director Beth Wolf

July 7 – August 26, 2018
Saturdays at 6:00 PM
Sundays at 2:00 PM
Performed outdoors at
Lincoln Park, Touhy Park, Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens, and Gross Park

Midsommer Flight will mark its 7th year as an Arts Partner in Chicago’s parks with Two Gentlemen of Verona. One of Shakespeare’s lesser-known comedies, Two Gents contains many familiar Shakespearean elements, including star-crossed lovers and characters in disguise. Come early and bring a picnic! All performances are FREE and open to the public. Donations are gratefully accepted. 


Fall 2018: Fourteen Lines: A Live Music Performance

Monday, September 17th
7:00pm – 10:00pm
Uncommon Ground
1401 W. Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60660

Midsommer Flight has developed a stand alone album of twelve Shakespearean sonnets set to original music! Join us at this event to celebrate the release of our sonnet album and enjoy live performances of new original songs, food, drinks, a silent auction and more!


Winter 2018: Twelfth Night

A Holiday Tradition Continues!

November 29 – December 16, 2018
Thursdays – Sundays at 7:30 PM
Lincoln Park Conservatory
2391 N. Stockton Drive, Chicago 60614

Our holiday smash hit returns to the Lincoln Park Conservatory for a fourth year! Don’t miss the “bright and joyful” show that critics and audiences adore. Tickets are Pay-What-You-Can, and reservations are recommended due to limited seating.

Get your tickets here


Midsommer Flight is a proud Arts Partner with the Chicago Park District. Both full productions will be presented as part of the City of Chicago’s Night Out in the Parks initiative.

This season is partially supported by the Illinois Arts Council Agency and by the MacArthur Fund for the Arts at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.

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