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. 

For more information leading up to your field trip, download details here

CPS Dress Rehearsal tickets are now available

  • Thursday, January 18 at 1pm
  • 3 hours and 10 minutes, including 1 intermission

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  • Thursday, January 25 at 1pm
  • 2 hours and 45 minutes, including 1 intermission

* High School Students only

Content advisory: Champion shares the life of Emile Griffith as a professional boxer and as a queer man. In the telling of this complex story, Champion contains mature themes including physical violence, profanity, sexually explicit language, and homophobic slurs.

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  • Wednesday, March 6 at 1pm
  • 3 hours, including 1 intermission

Content advisory: contains mature themes and suggestions of violence

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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

Anonymous Donor

Nancy W. Knowles Student and Family Performances Fund

Dr. Scholl Foundation

BMO Harris Bank Logo

Walter Family Foundation

The Richard P. & Susan Kiphart Family

Shure Charitable Trust

Eisen Family Foundation

Robert and Evelyn McCullen

Marsha Serlin and Jerry Sloan

Charles and M.R. Shapiro Foundation, Inc.

Terry J. Medhurst

Mazza Foundation

Buehler Family Foundation

Wintrust Community Banks

Helen Brach Foundation

The Siragusa Family Foundation

Polk Bros. Foundation

Lloyd A. Fry Foundation

Raynette and Ned Boshell

John and Rosemary Brown Family Foundation

John Hart and Carol Prins

The Simon Family Foundation

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