Shakespeare in the Parks!

Coming Soon!

Goodly Creatures Theatre presents Shakespeare’s classic, light-hearted comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream! “Winged cupid is painted blind” in this classic tale of runaway lovers, a play-within-a-play, and fairy feuds! Voted in 2021 as the Best Live Theatre by the Kane County Chronicle, Goodly Creatures is thrilled to perform LIVE for you again! Produced and directed by Katrina Syrris and starring talent from across the Chicagoland area, Goodly Creatures brings a lively and engaging performance of The Bard for audiences of all ages!


Island Park, Geneva: July 17th at 6pm

Festival Park, Elgin: July 24th at 7pm

Wing Park (Bandshell), Elgin: July 31st at 7pm

Cantigny Park: August 14th at 5pm



Founder of Recluse Studios, Gordon Audet is a self-taught artist who has been so "since he could pick up a pencil." He is "totally pumped" to lend his talents to the dramatic arts with Goodly Creatures. He thanks his wife, saying "this would not be doable without her," and his two children, for their love and support. Instagram: @gordonaudet

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Ghastly Creatures

Ghastly Creatures is our original mini-series, which debuted as a performance for the Family Services Association of Greater Elgin's Annual Fundraiser! We have produced Episodes 2, 3, and 4, thanks to a grant from the Elgin Cultural Arts Commission! 



"The Case of the Bouvier Blunder"

"The Case of the Blessed Belles Pageant" 

"The Case of the Cavalier Cocktail Party"

"The Case of the Delilah Debacle" Finale!

Lit Ladies

Our live series has gone digital to comply with Shelter in Place! Please enjoy our Lit Ladies Web Series!


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Kiwanis Club Certificate of Appreciation
Kane County Chronicle: One of the Best Live Theatres