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Physical Theater Festival Chicago is back for its 10th Edition from July 8th-16th, 2023.

Physical Theater Festival Chicago will open on Saturday, July 8th with a full day of family-friendly outdoor shows in partnership with the Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks series. The free event will take place at Nichols Park, 1355 East 53rd St., in the Hyde Park neighborhood from 2:00-8:00 pm.


The Festival will continue with a week of international, national and local performances, workshops and conversations at Theater Wit and Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center from July 10th-16th. There will also be virtual offerings available on our website:

The 10th Edition of Physical Theater Festival is only possible through the generosity of major supporters like the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the MacArthur Funds for Culture, Equity, and the Arts, Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Parks and The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance; our producer's board and the generous contributions of individuals like you. Please consider making a donation to help make Physical Theater Festival possible for years to come.

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