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L’après-midi d’un foehn Version 1
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Sunday, January 20
|2:00 P.M.||A Midsummer Night's Dream|
|6:30 P.M.||A Midsummer Night's Dream|
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
New block of tickets on sale now—extended by popular demand through February 3.
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No matter your schedule, budget or taste, we’ve got a Season Ticket package that’s right for you!
US/THEM: January 22–February 3
The internationally acclaimed Us/Them explores the way children cope with extreme situations.
L’après-midi d’un foehn version 1
Plastic bags take flight in a brilliant metaphor of art and imagination from Compagnie Non Nova.
Short Shakespeare! MACBETH
A 75-minute abridged production of the classic tragedy for families, on stage February 2019.
An Inspector Calls: Spring 2019
The National Theatre of Great Britain’s award-winning thriller visits in a limited engagement.
TWO PINTS: March 6–31
Two blokes share a pint in Booker Prize-winning Irish novelist Roddy Doyle’s intimate dialogue.
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE MAY 14
The wives of Henry VIII join forces for an electrifying musical celebration of empowerment.
HAMLET: COMING SPRING 2019
Raúl Esparza, Award-winning actor of stage and screen, takes on Shakespeare’s most iconic role.
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January 10, 2019
Joe Dowling’s enchanting production has been extended through February 3: new block of tickets on sale now.
December 20, 2018
SIX, a musical uniting the legendary six wives of King Henry VIII, has been rescheduled into the timeframe of the previously announced world premiere musical, Bedknobs and Broomsticks.
November 29, 2018
Q Brothers Collective swung by WCIU’s The Jam with a performance of “Ghost of Christmas Past.”
November 23, 2018
Chicago Tribune’s Chris Jones highlights the hip-hop holiday treat as the perfect show for anyone who just needs some laughs.
October 11, 2018
Four time Tony Award-nominee and Law and Order: SVU alum Raúl Esparza will take the lead in Artistic Director Barbara Gaines’ staging this spring.
October 1, 2018
Stage and Cinema hails, “Scarlett Strallen’s deservedly praised Nell beguiles and seduces everyone in the house.”
September 10, 2018
CST's nominations include Best Production of a Large Play for Macbeth, and Best Ensemble in a Play for The Taming of the Shrew.
September 12, 2018
Creator and performer Valentijn Dhaenens and CST staff member Doreen Sayegh joined Jerome McDonnell to discuss this special WorldStage production from Belgium.
August 7, 2018
Chicago Tribune praises Barbara Gaines’s production, on tour to parks across the city through August 26.
July 31, 2018
Johnny Shea and Elizabeth Stenholt stopped by Good Day Chicago to perform “The Cleverness of Me.”
July 24, 2018
Deaf actor Richard Costes portrays Snout in this year’s Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
July 11, 2018
Catch the performance by the Peter Pan cast from Wednesday’s Around Town segment.
June 8, 2018
"It gives me the chance to pay tribute to Chicago Shakespeare Theater. I'm a huge fan of Chicago theater."
May 17, 2018
This year’s Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks production will travel to 18 parks around the city, July 25–August 26.