A huge hit in London, where it snagged the prestigious Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, the real-life tale of Nell Gwynn breezes into the Windy City as a joyful song- and dance-filled rom-com, courtesy of the Chicago Shakespeare Theater at the Courtyard Theater on the Navy Pier.
Start Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
End Date: Sunday, November 4, 2018
Time: varies by date
Location: Chicago Shakespeare Theater – at the Courtyard Theater on the Navy Pier – 800 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Cost: $35 – $47 (Ticketing processing fees apply.)
Additional dates and times may be available. Times and prices vary by date. Please view ticketing page for details.
Be transported to the flamboyant world of seventeenth-century London, dripping with decadent excess and bawdy amusements. One of the first females allowed to star on stage in 17th-century London, the winsome and witty Nell quickly attracts the attentions of Britain’s King Charles II. But she also becomes a target of those closest to the crown, threatening to turn her exciting new role as the king’s mistress into a royal pain.
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