Thursday, July 18
|11:00 A.M.||The Wizard of Oz|
|2:00 P.M.||The Wizard of Oz|
FINAL WEEKS! ENDS AUGUST 4
From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, Henry VIII’s wives are "wild and wonderful!"
We’re off to see the Wizard!
Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Navy Pier for 75 minutes of musical magic, live on stage.
2019/20 SEASON ON SALE NOW
A variety of flexible ticket packages make it easy for you to get the best seats at the best price!
FREE SHAKESPEARE THIS SUMMER
A 75-minute abridged The Comedy of Errors travels to 18 parks across Chicago.
North American Premiere
The story that inspired the Academy Award-winning film comes home to the stage this fall.
ISANGO ENSEMBLE RETURNS
A young refugee’s journey through Africa told through glorious singing, music, and dance.
This Fall: Love at first sight
In November, Artistic Director Barbara Gaines stages Shakespeare’s famous tragic romance.
COMING JANUARY 2020
A Tony Award-nominated composer transforms Jane Austen’s classic into a charming musical.
AS YOU LIKE IT: SPRING 2020
Hit songs from The Beatles mix with timeless poetry in Shakespeare’s joyous comedy.
GREAT PRICES FOR GROUPS
Book a group of 10 or more and save on a first-class theatrical experience at CST.
Navy Pier Dining Deals
Save 20% when you show your ticket at Riva Crabhouse, Harry Caray’s, and Tiny Tavern.
Chicago Shakespeare strives to make its facilities and shows accessible to all patrons.
AUDIENCE ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS
Attend a pre-show lecture or post-show discussion, or meet the cast in the Pub.
July 16, 2019
Chicago Sun-Times is over the rainbow about The Wizard of Oz: "the show has heart, brains, courage and spectacle to keep youngsters dazzled and their minders impressed."
June 24, 2019
UK’s The Guardian interviewed SIX creators Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss about their whirlwind year of success with their hit musical, and what comes next.
June 18, 2019
Chicago Tribune covered the Theater’s annual Gala, which took place on June 10, 2019 and raised $1.2 million to fund education and community outreach programs.
May 30, 2019
The Queens continue their reign through the summer: new block of tickets on sale now. Grab some of the best seats today!
May 24, 2019
Hedy Weiss of WTTW's Chicago Tonight praises "this volcanic, high-drama rock concert...that could compete with the biggest pop stars of the moment."
April 26, 2019
Chicago Tribune's Chris Jones declares, "Broadway actor Maurice Jones has a humility you don’t usually see in Hamlets; he’s a regular guy...empathetic and vulnerable."
April 21, 2019
Maurice Jones talks Hamlet and his approach to the title role with Rolling Out, sharing his thoughts on the importance of Shakespeare today.
April 9, 2019
This expansive line-up of plays, musicals, new work and international artistry will engage one of the broadest audiences of any theater in America today.
March 28, 2019
Chicago Reader highlights the critically acclaimed hit new musical as an upcoming show to add to your must-see list.
February 21, 2019
"Daldry's heart-stopping deconstruction of the post-war thriller was a reminder of all that live theater can achieve."
February 19, 2019
NewCity praises Short Shakespeare! Macbeth: “an example of just how the theater industry might combat accusations of irrelevance.”
February 7, 2019
Stage & Cinema sets the scene for An Inspector Calls: "Daldry’s production was a radical departure from conventional stagings."
January 15, 2019
Be among the first to book your seat for the North American Premiere of SIX, on stage beginning May 14: tickets start at just $32.
January 10, 2019
Joe Dowling’s enchanting production has been extended through February 3: new block of tickets on sale now.
December 4, 2018
Alexandra Silber shares her memories of Chicago theater growing up, and why playing Titania in Joe Dowling’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is like coming home.
November 29, 2018
Q Brothers Collective swung by WCIU’s The Jam with a performance of “Ghost of Christmas Past.”
Watch & Listen
Video: SIX is divorced, beheaded, live!
Video: Follow the Yellow Brick Road to summer fun!