The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare
Divorced, beheaded, died; divorced, beheaded, survived.
On the heels of its UK debut and wildly popular West End run, Chicago Shakespeare stages the North American premiere of SIX. The wives of Henry VIII join forces for an electrifying pop-concert spectacle—shining a spotlight on these six women as never before. The queens take the mic to reclaim their identities out of the shadow of their infamous spouse—remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of twenty-first-century female empowerment. Backed by a band known as the “Ladies in Waiting,” the all-woman ensemble traverses the spectrum of modern-day pop with a soundtrack that has stormed to the top of the UK charts.
5:15 pm Dinner at Petterino’s
7:30 pm Orchestra seat for The Music Man
Join us on Wednesday, July 24 for one of this Summer’s most anticipated musical events directed by Tony Award-winning director Mary Zimmerman (The Jungle Book, Wonderful Town) who brings her magic touch to “one of the sunniest musicals ever” (The New York Times), including memorable favorites "Goodnight My Someone," "Seventy-Six Trombones," "Gary, Indiana" and "Till There Was You."
5:30 pm: Annual Meeting/Program Honoring 2019-20 Sarah Siddons Society Scholarship Recipients
6:00 pm: Reception and Silent Auction
8:00 pm: "Chicago Celebrates Sondheim!"
The Sarah Siddons Society funds scholarships to outstanding theatre students, enabling them to further their education in fine arts at Northwestern University School of Communications, The Theatre School at DePaul University and Columbia College and the Theatre Conservatory at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.