Goodman to Present Zulema to a Chicago Park Near You

Goodman Theatre invites you to bring the whole family to your neighborhood Chicago park for Zulema—Grammy Award-nominated Sones de México Ensemble’s electrifying new work with Music Director Victor Pichardo, written by Dolores Díaz and co-directed by Goodman Theatre’s Resident Artistic Associate Henry Godinezand Marcela Muñoz, Aguijon Theater Co-Artistic Director.

Produced by  Goodman Theatre in partnership with Chicago Park District’s Night Out in The Parks, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Chicago Latino Theater Alliance, and the National Museum of Mexican Art, this free engagement spans 10 park locations citywide. In addition, a special expanded finale performance—featuring a spectacular cast of 70+ artists, including special guests direct from  Mexico—will conclude the run at Millennium Park’s Jay Pritzker Pavilion.

Zulema continues through August 21 at various Chicago park locations (see below); admission is FREE, running time is one hour, with no intermission. Visit for additional information and to register for a performance. The two-hour finale performance is slated for September 2 at Millennium Park’s Jay Pritzker Pavilion (201 W. Randolph). For updates on health and safety guidelines, visit

On a spectacular musical journey of many thousands of miles—from her Chiapas home in Mexico to Chicago—young Zulema zig-zags through the culturally diverse landscapes of her homeland and Chicago along the way. Exhilarating regional music and dance from the Grammy-nominated Sones de México Ensemble make a joyous event for the whole family.


August 12 at 6:30pm – Hale Park (Clearing West) 6258 W. 62nd Street

August 13 at 6:30pm – Hermosa Park (Hermosa) 2240 N. Kilbourn Avenue

August 14 at 3pm – Dvorak Park (Pilsen) 1119 W. Cullerton Street

August 15 at 3pm – Harrison Park TBC (Pilsen) 1824 S. Wood Street)

August 19 at 6:30pm – Davis Square Park (Back of the Yards) 4430 S. Marshfield Avenue

August 20 at 6:30pm – La Villita Park (Little Village) 2800 S. Sacramento Boulevard

August 21 at 3pm – Marquette Park (Chicago Lawn) 6721-6757 S. Kedzie Avenue

September 2 at 6pm – Millennium Park (Downtown) 201 E. Randoph Street


If a performance scheduled for August 12-21 is cancelled due to inclement weather, it will be rescheduled for August 22 at 3pm.