Shakespeare in Nineteenth-Century Chicago: An Evolving Cultural Identity

An Interactive Walking Tour Map of Nineteenth-Century Chicago Theaters that Produced Shakespeare

Whereas today's Chicago downtown loop theater district runs primarily along Randolph Street between Wells and Wabash, in the nineteenth-century there were theaters all over the downtown area. This walking tour map will take you from theater to theater to get a vivid sense of where one could go to see a Shakespeare play in late nineteenth-century Chicago.