Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Chicago Shakespeare Theater's Gala 2018

Chicago Shakespeare’s GALA 2018 Celebrates the Spirit of Shakespeare by honoring leading philanthropists Carl and Marilynn Thoma. Featuring cocktails and a seated dinner in the company’s stunning venue on Navy Pier, with views of Lake Michigan and the skyline in the distance, the décor will be theatrically activated to delight guests. A one-night only performance featuring Broadway stars will conclude the evening in the Theater’s newest venue—The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare, noted as “the greatest new theater in the world” by the Chicago Tribune. Proceeds will benefit Chicago Shakespeare’s nationally recognized education programs and free tour to under-served neighborhoods across the city.

Friday, June 8, 2018

6:00 p.m. Reception | 8:00 p.m. Dinner

Chicago Shakespeare Theater
800 East Grand Avenue Chicago, IL 60611

Cocktail Attire

PJH Contact:
Carol A Smith email

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, Chicago Shakespeare Theater is one of America’s largest, most celebrated theaters. CST produces a year-round season encompassing more than 600 performances at its home on Chicago’s Navy Pier and has been represented on stages around the world, including the Donmar Warehouse, Sydney Festival, Royal Shakespeare Company and the Market Theatre of Johannesburg. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and Executive Director Criss Henderson, CST produces extraordinary classic productions, musical theater, new works and serves as Chicago’s leading theatrical presenter of international productions.

To make a reservation, please call Samantha Plotner at 312-667-4991 or email

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

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Event Levels

$100,000 Headlining Sponsor

$50,000 Lead Consortium

$25,000 Host Committee

$12,000 Benefactor

Sponsor Reservation(s) $2,500 each

 Patron Reservation(s) $1,000 each



Event Forms
GALA 2016 501(c)(3) Letter
GALA 2016 W-9 Form

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