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Wednesday, August 16

6:30 P.M. Romeo and Juliet

MADAGASCAR: THROUGH AUGUST 27

“Spectacular...flashy, fantastic & just plain fun,” praises Chicago Theatre Review.

Season Tickets On Sale Now

Benefits provide the ultimate flexibility—whether you see all the shows, or just your favorites.

Parks 2017: Romeo and Juliet

This tale of true love found—and tragically lost—comes alive in a 75-minute production.

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

Beginning September 16, enter 1919 as a band of Suffragettes stages this raucous comedy.

THE TOAD KNEW: 5 NIGHTS ONLY!

James Thierrée returns with his latest enchantment to open The Yard this September.

A SPACE FOR THE IMAGINATION

Learn about our expanded campus and the transformative campaign making it possible.

WORLD'S STAGE EVENT FROM MEXICO

See Teatro Línea de Sombra in Destinos, the Chicago International Latino Theater Festival.

RED VELVET: Winter 2018

A black man takes London’s stage as Othello for the first time. How will society respond?

Short Shakespeare! in The Yard

This winter, come enjoy a 75-minute abridged version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

SCHILLER’S MARY STUART

Two extraordinary queens go head to head in a power play over the right to rule this winter.

WAITING FOR GODOT

Ireland's Druid Theatre returns to present a revelatory take on Beckett’s masterpiece.

See MACBETH in The Yard

The creators behind The Tempest returns with a magical take on “the Scottish play.”

GREAT PRICES FOR GROUPS

Book a group of 10 or more and save on a first-class theatrical experience at CST.

ACCESS SHAKESPEARE

Chicago Shakespeare strives to make its facilities and shows accessible to all patrons.

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MADAGASCAR: THROUGH AUGUST 27

“Spectacular...flashy, fantastic & just plain fun,” praises Chicago Theatre Review.

Season Tickets On Sale Now

Benefits provide the ultimate flexibility—whether you see all the shows, or just your favorites.

Parks 2017: Romeo and Juliet

This tale of true love found—and tragically lost—comes alive in a 75-minute production.

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

Beginning September 16, enter 1919 as a band of Suffragettes stages this raucous comedy.

THE TOAD KNEW: 5 NIGHTS ONLY!

James Thierrée returns with his latest enchantment to open The Yard this September.

A SPACE FOR THE IMAGINATION

Learn about our expanded campus and the transformative campaign making it possible.

WORLD'S STAGE EVENT FROM MEXICO

See Teatro Línea de Sombra in Destinos, the Chicago International Latino Theater Festival.

RED VELVET: Winter 2018

A black man takes London’s stage as Othello for the first time. How will society respond?

Short Shakespeare! in The Yard

This winter, come enjoy a 75-minute abridged version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

SCHILLER’S MARY STUART

Two extraordinary queens go head to head in a power play over the right to rule this winter.

WAITING FOR GODOT

Ireland's Druid Theatre returns to present a revelatory take on Beckett’s masterpiece.

See MACBETH in The Yard

The creators behind The Tempest returns with a magical take on “the Scottish play.”

GREAT PRICES FOR GROUPS

Book a group of 10 or more and save on a first-class theatrical experience at CST.

ACCESS SHAKESPEARE

Chicago Shakespeare strives to make its facilities and shows accessible to all patrons.

CALENDAR

August 2017
SMTWTFS
01
Tue, Aug 1
07
Mon, Aug 7
14
Mon, Aug 14
15
Tue, Aug 15
20
Sun, Aug 20

11:00 a.m.

Madagascar

 ASL Duo-interpreted

 Audio-described with optional Touch Tour

2:00 p.m.

Madagascar

21
Mon, Aug 21
22
Tue, Aug 22
28
Mon, Aug 28
29
Tue, Aug 29
30
Wed, Aug 30
31
Thu, Aug 31
Next Performance:

Wednesday, August 16

6:30 P.M. Romeo and Juliet

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August 11, 2017

Cast and Creative Team Announced

Artistic Director Barbara Gaines stages Shakespeare’s raucous comedy The Taming of the Shrew with a powerhouse, all-woman cast

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June 2, 2017

The Yard’s Towers are Almost
Ready to Fly

Chris Jones at the Chicago Tribune takes a closer look at progress on The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare

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April 13, 2017

2017/18 Season Announced

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents a season of incredible performances, fresh interpretations, and the opening of The Yard. 

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