Chicago Public School Dress Rehearsals

Chicago Public School Dress Rehearsals offer complimentary passes to the final dress rehearsal of select productions to groups of CPS students in grades 6-12. A wait list of schools will be generated once availability is depleted. Schools must complete a simple application, and qualifying Chicago Public Schools may apply for a bus scholarship. 

CPS Dress Rehearsal tickets are now available

Hansel and Gretel
  • January 23, 1:00pm
  • 2 hours 20 minutes with 1 intermission

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The Factotum
  • February 1, 1:00pm
  • 2 hours 20 minutes with 1 intermission

Performed at the Harris Theater

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  • March 8, 1:00pm
  • 3 hours 25 minutes with 2 intermissions

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  • March 21, 4:00pm 
  • 100 minutes with no intermission

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West Side Story
  • June 1, 2:00pm
  • 2 hours 30 minutes with 1 intermission

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Reserve CPS Dress Rehearsal tickets

This request is for complimentary passes to Chicago Public School Dress Rehearsals to groups of students in grades 6-12. Please fill out the form and a member of the Learning & Creative Engagement team will contact you within 5 business days to confirm your order details.

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Performances for Students Sponsors

Major Lyric Unlimited support provided by the Nancy W. Knowles Student and Family Performances Fund. 

Paul M. Angell Family Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. William C. Vance

Mrs. James S. Aagaard

Anonymous Donor

John and Rosemary Brown Family Foundation

Eisen Family Foundation

Dan J. Epstein

Judy Guitelman

Dan J. Epstein Family Foundation

Shirley and Benjamin Gould Endowment Fund

Dan and Caroline Grossman

John Hart and Carol Prins

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Matt and Carrie Parr/ PJT Partners

Dr. Scholl Foundation

Segal Family Foundation

Lyric Unlimited Chicago Public Schools Bus Scholarships are supported by the U.S. Bank Foundation and Mr. and Mrs. William C. Vance. 

Lyric Unlimited - Learning & Creative Engagement Sponsors

The Beaubien Family

The Grainger Foundation

Robert and Evelyn McCullen

Charles and M.R. Shapiro Foundation, Inc.

Rose L. Shure and Sidney N. Shure

Wintrust Community Banks

Anonymous Donor

BMO Harris Bank Logo

Photo: Kyle Flubacker