Pygmalion (January; Remy Bumppo Theatre Company)
Hamilton (January; PrivateBank Theater: Broadway in Chicago)
A Disappearing Number (January; TimeLine Theatre Company)
King John (January; Shakespeare Project of Chicago)
The Book of Joseph (February; Chicago Shakespeare Theater)
■ Staged reading of Rhinoceros (February; Remy Bumppo Theatre Company)
The Changeling (February; Shakespeare Project of Chicago)
Eugene Onegin (March; Lyric Opera)
Love’s Labor’s Lost (March; Chicago Shakespeare Theater)
The Hard Problem (April; Court Theatre)
Born Yesterday (April; Remy Bumppo Theatre Company)
Harvey (May; Court Theatre)
Relativity (May; Northlight Theatre)
Shakespeare in Love (May; Chicago Shakespeare Theater)
Not about Nightingales (May; Raven Theatre)
Pass Over (June; Steppenwolf Theatre Company)
Great Expectations (June; Remy Bumppo Theatre Company and Silk Road Rising)
Native Gardens (June; Victory Gardens Theater)
Ah, Wilderness! (July; Goodman Theatre)
Parade (July; Writers Theatre)
Moby Dick (August; Lookingglass Theatre)
I ♥ Juliet (August; Illinois Shakespeare Festival)
The Audience (August; TimeLine Theatre)
A View from the Bridge (September; Goodman Theatre)
Fun Home (September; Victory Gardens Theatre)
Machinal (September; Greenhouse Theatre)
The Crucible (October; Steppenwolf Theatre Company)
The Rembrandt (October; Steppenwolf Theatre Company)
The Skin of Our Teeth (October; Remy Bumppo Theatre Company)
The Belle of Amherst (November; Court Theatre)
The Taming of the Shrew (November; Chicago Shakespeare Theater)
The Book of Will (November; Northlight Theatre)
Hard Times (November; Lookingglass Theatre)
Puff: Believe It or Not (December; Remy Bumppo Theatre Company)
The Importance of Being Earnest (December; Writers Theatre)
A Q Brothers’ Christmas Carol (December; Chicago Shakespeare Theater)
Red Velvet (December; Chicago Shakespeare Theater)

No Man’s Land (March)
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (June)
Julius Caesar (June)
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (June)
Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches (July)
Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika (July)

■ Elgin Symphony Orchestra, featuring Angelo Xiang Yu, violinist (January)
■ Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, October)

■ Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (January, May, December)
■ Adler Planetarium (January)
■ Spurlock Museum (January)
■ The Mansion and Allerton Park (February, November)
■ Krannert Art Museum (February, October)
■ Smart Museum of Art (March)
■ The Arboretum at the University of Illinois (April, May, September)
■ Roger Ebert’s Film Festival 2017 (April)
■ Chicago Shakespeare Theater Scholar Luncheon (May)
■ Art Institute of Chicago (May, July)
■ Milwaukee County Zoo (May, December)
■ Bristol Renaissance Faire (July)
■ Field Museum (August)
■ Museum of Science and Industry (August)
■ Brookfield Zoo (November)
■ Lincoln Park Conservatory (December)