Wednesday, April 25
MACBETH BEGINS APRIL 25
The creators of CST’s sold-out The Tempest return with a magical psychological thriller.
Peter Pan, A Musical Adventure
Starting June 27, sail away on a high-flying journey based on J.M. Barrie’s beloved tale.
WAITING FOR GODOT
Ireland's Druid theatre company presents a revelatory take on Beckett’s masterpiece.
2018/19 Season Announced
14 dynamic and diverse productions characterize a company that defies theatrical category.
A SPACE FOR THE IMAGINATION
Learn about our expanded campus and the transformative campaign making it possible.
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Your support fuels each production, as well as education programs serving thousands.
GREAT PRICES FOR GROUPS
Book a group of 10 or more and save on a first-class theatrical experience at CST.
AUDIENCE ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS
Attend a pre-show lecture or post-show discussion, or meet the cast in the Pub.
April 10, 2018
Chicago Sun-Times’ Neil Steinberg dropped in on a rehearsal of Macbeth, just a few weeks before its first performance.
March 14, 2018
“It is certainly far and away the most extensive, internationalist and far-ranging of any Chicago theater.”
March 7, 2018
Chicago on the Aisle praised the performances in Schiller’s Mary Stuart.
March 1, 2018
CST’s executive director met with students in the Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program.
January 25, 2018
The Chicago Stage Standard highlights the flexibility of CST’s newest theater, The Yard.
January 9, 2018
CST is delighted to offer discount tickets to Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream during Chicago Theater Week, February 8-18.
October 31, 2017
The American Institute of Architects honors The Yard with the 2017 AIA Innovation Award Honorable Mention for Stellar Architecture.
December 1, 2017
Dion Johnstone shares the discoveries he made while preparing to play the role of Ira Aldridge in Red Velvet.
October 19, 2017
Splash Magazine is among many to praise the work of México’s Teatro Línea de Sombra, playing in The Yard through October 29.
September 25, 2017
Artistic Director Barbara Gaines shares details on her all-woman adaptation of The Taming of the Shrew.
September 20, 2017
The Chicago Tribune explores how Skyline Stage became The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare.
August 11, 2017
Artistic Director Barbara Gaines stages Shakespeare’s raucous comedy The Taming of the Shrew with a powerhouse, all-woman cast
June 2, 2017
Chris Jones at the Chicago Tribune takes a closer look at progress on The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare.
March 14, 2017
The hit 70-minute musical adaptation of the DreamWorks film begins July 13 at Chicago Shakespeare.
March 13, 2017
Pioneer Press talks with 14-year-old professional actor Aaron Lamm, who currently appears on stage at CST in the role of Moth.
Watch & Listen
Video: Making Macbeth:
Video: 2018/19 Season Announcement