With ‘Chicago LIVE Again,’ Navy Pier Will Celebrate Chicago Arts With Free Shows And Fireworks

Politicians, tourism officials and arts leaders gathered outdoors Tuesday morning at the gateway to Navy Pier in an event designed to signal the return of live shows to Chicago and to highlight the need for audience support.

a group of people walking outside of a building: People walk along Navy Pier Thursday Sept. 2, 2021 in Chicago. © Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune People walk along Navy Pier Thursday Sept. 2, 2021 in Chicago.

Navy Pier will host a series of outdoor performances Sept. 24-25. Dubbed “Chicago LIVE Again,” the two-day festival, which will be free, is slated to include performances produced by Broadway in Chicago, Chicago Children’s Choir, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Mercury Theater, Northlight Theatre, Black Ensemble Theater, the Joffrey Ballet, Puerto Rican Arts Alliance and other local cultural institutions and artists.

a close up of a computer: Navy Pier in Chicago will host the free, two-day festival "Chicago LIVE Again" in September to celebrate the return of the Chicago arts. © Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune Navy Pier in Chicago will host the free, two-day festival "Chicago LIVE Again" in September to celebrate the return of the Chicago arts.

Tuesday’s event featured brief live performances by Chicago Shakespeare and Blue Man Group, which recently reopened at the Briar Street Theatre.

“Your creativity kept us together while we were apart,” said Marilynn Gardner, the CEO of Navy Pier. “And you will lead our city in the recovery.”


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