Celebrating 40 years of bringing riveting theater to the heart of Oak Park!

Now in its 41st season, Oak Park Festival Theatre is the Midwest’s oldest professional outdoor classical theatre. Oak Park Festival Theatre is a professional theater company working under contract with Actors’ Equity Association, producing summer productions of Shakespeare and other theatrical masterpieces that are staged under the stars in lovely Austin Gardens in the heart of down town Oak Park.


Woodchuck Justice

World Premier Production by Michael Lasswell Inspired by the Landmark Russell Colvin Case In the words of P.T. Barnum: “Never let the truth stand in the way of a good story.” On March 21 at 7:30 PM two quintessentially Oak Park organizations, The Oak Park Regional... read more

Viola Project comes to Oak Park!

Two Companies. Two Camps. Two Gents. Too wonderful! Summer Camp for Girls – Ages 10 to 16 Week of August 3 to August 7, 2015 Price: From $315 Register by February 13th to take advantage of early bird prices! REGISTER FOR CAMP ON THE VIOLA PROJECT WEBSITEThis... read more

BE A 2015 OPFT intern!

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM: Internship opportunities at OPFT are designed to provide an educational, inspirational & career-broadening experience for post high school & undergraduate college students in a variety of aspects of theater arts. The scope of the duties and... read more

Midwinters Tales

6:30 pm  – Doors Open with music in Unity House 7:00 pm – Program  8:30 pm – Holiday Reception Advance Purchase: $25 General Admission, $20 Seniors, $10 students, under 12 FREE; (ADD $5 when tickets purchased AT THE DOOR) Unity Temple 875 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL... read more

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