Transforming audiences with the power of performance and Shakespeare’s timeless insights into the human condition
The centerpiece of our performance season at Chicago Shakespeare Theater is the annual Subscription Series. It is the engine that drives our theater, with featured selections from Shakespeare’s canon, complemented by other dramatic works of both the past and present that resonate with Shakespeare’s timeless insights into the human condition.
We are known at CST for our devotion to preserving the integrity of Shakespeare’s language, while at the same time making the work clear and understandable to a modern American audience. When we choose the lineup for a season, we look for plays that run the gamut of emotion and cover a range of voice, tone and style.
Our loyal audience base comes back to support us year after year, eager to visit our stages and experience with us the joys of live performance.