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MACBETH

June 15th - July 22nd BUY TICKETS MACBETH By William Shakespeare    Directed by Barbara Zohora Macbeth, Shakespeare’s shortest and bloodiest tragedy, full of exciting sword-fights, tells the story of a brave Scottish general who receives a prophecy from a trio... read more

OPFT is welcomes new Board Member Patricia McCanna!

Patricia McCanna Patricia has been attending Oak Park Festival Theatre productions since the 1980’s and joined the board in 2016.  She has worked in nonprofits almost her entire life starting with political campaigns and organizations in the 70’s and switching to... read more

OPFT is pleased to welcome our newest Board Member!

Brianne Wilson first joined Oak Park Festival Theatre as an actor in 2008, playing Hero in Much Ado About Nothing and later as Assistant Director for The Glass Menagerie. Brianne graduated with a BFA in Acting from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. While... read more

Meet OPFT’s newest Artistic Associate, Matthew Gall!!!

OPFT is excited to announce its newest Artistic Associate, Matthew Gall! Gall returns to OPFT to play Tranio in The Taming of the Shrew, after playing Rosencrantz in Hamlet and understudying The Importance of Being Ernest in 2014. “I’m honored to join and... read more

Meet TAMING OF THE SHREW Director, Adrianne Cury

Adrianne Cury (Director) has had the privilege of working as an actor in Chicagoland with Oak Park Festival(as Rosemary in Picnic,an all-time favorite), About Face, Writers Theatre, Famous Door, Next, First Folio, Chicago Shakespeare, Chicago Shakespeare Project,... read more

Meet the SHREW: Jhenai Mootz

Jhenai Mootz (Kate) has been honored to have been working with OPFT since 2006 as an actor, and joined the staff in 2016 as OPFT’s Managing Director. Also performed at OPFT: Osric in Hamlet, Olivia in Twelfth Night, Lady Anne in Richard III, Raina in Arms and the Man,... read more

Meet SHREW cast member Daniella Pereira (Bianca)

Daniella Pereira (Bianca) is thrilled to be working on her first production with Oak Park Theatre! Previously, Daniella had the honor of portraying Jane Blair and Michelle Witmer in Griffins Theatre touring show, Letters Home. Other Chicago credits include:... read more

Meet SHREW cast member Matty Robinson (Grumio)

Matty Robinson (Grumio) is excited to be a part of OPFT’s production of The Taming of the Shrew. Matty is a proud Illinois State University alumni holding a Bachelor of Science degree in theatre. You can nd him Friday nights during Pimprov as Prince Midas, doing shows... read more

Meet SHREW cast member Robert Koon (Pedant)

Robert Koon (Pedant) is pleased to be making his first appearance at OPFT with Taming of the Shrew.  Recent appearances include Human Terrain (Broken Nose Theatre), Lunacy! (Jackalope Theatre), Graveyard of Empires (16th Street Theatre), Jet Black Chevrolet (the side... read more

Meet SHREW cast member Sarafina Vecchio (Widow)

Sarafina Vecchio (Widow) is thrilled to be making her OPFT debut. She is a teaching artist in Chicago and a new Oak Park resident. She has most recently worked with Metropolis, The Other Theatre Co., Speaking Ring and Janus Theatre, where she has been an ensemble... read more

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