More than 700 people came to South Shore Cultural Center on Sunday, July 29 to view the FREE inaugural performance of Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks: The Taming of the Shrew.

The event included a green show featuring Joel Hall Dancers and Soul and Duende Spanish American Theater, with welcoming remarks given by program partner representatives Barbara Gaines of the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Mike Kelly of Chicago Park District, and Nora Moreno Cargie of The Boeing Company.

Parks to be visited through August 19th,  include Tuley, Dvorak, Austin Town Hall, Humboldt, Douglas, Gateway (Navy Pier), Welles, Garfield Park Conservatory, Ridge, and Frank J. Wilson Park.

For more information on these FREE performances, visit