Welcome to the Hyde Park Community Players website.

Coming up this Saturday!  Our 5th Annual Shakespeare Workshop!

Saturday, August 23, 1 – 6 PM: Shakespeare Boot Camp

Getting Shakespeare Off the Shelf!

A one-day workshop providing an inviting, supportive, creative environment to read, explore, and perform selections from Shakespeare, get constructive feedback, and have lots of fun!  For adults, 15 years of age or older.  At Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Avenue.

Spaces are still available; we’ll accept registrations up to the day of the event, and also walk-ins as long as there’s room.  Space is limited.  $15 registration fee. You can register by a check made out to “Hyde Park Community Players”) and sent to: HPCP, 5014 S. Dorchester Avenue, Chicago IL 60615

Friday Staged Readings

(To learn more about our monthly series of Friday Staged Readings and how you can get involved,  and for a schedule of upcoming readings, click here.)

The Tragedy of Romeo & Juliet, our first Shakespeare play, co-directed by Paul Baker & Corinna Christman, ended April 27 on a high note.  Check out the show’s  blog for some closing thoughts as well as a history of the production.


are now up on our Facebook page of our most recent production,  Romeo & Juliet. Check them out.  And while you’re there, please “Like” us.  Thanks.

And More

Click here to see our entire 2013-2014 Season!

Watch our upcoming events page for details of HPCP meetings, auditions, productions and other gatherings.

And if you’d like to be on our e-mail list or involved in the Players, drop us a line at info@hydeparkcommunityplayers.org

HPCP presents: PAY TO PLAY!

We read your feedback forms. So we know that some of you want more comedy. And some of you want more drama. And it’s too close to call. So in proud Chicago tradition, we’ve decided to let you vote on it…for a price.  Click here to learn more.

Who are we?

We are a not-for-profit, all-volunteer group dedicated to creating and nurturing vital community theater in the greater Hyde Park, Chicago neighborhood.  We are always happy to welcome new people who would like to join us in our planning, our activities, and our productions. We emphasize genuine engagement in the project of creating both community and theater.  Active members commit to working on the implementation and the promotion of each HPCP production. (And, by the way, this is a growing website.  We hope it has what you needed today; we look to be able to offer much, much more in the future.  Thanks for visiting.)

Our Productions to Date page is your gateway to records of past productions in pictures and words.  Photos from past productions are up on our Facebook page.  Check them out, and while you’re there, why not say you “like” us?  And if you tweet, you can also follow us on @HPCPlayers

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