Tuesday, November 20
|7:30 P.M.||Q Brothers Christmas Carol|
Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL
The hip-hop holiday treat with the bangin’ beat returns to The Yard beginning Tuesday.
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Beginning December 6, enter a wonderland where fairies fly and a donkey bursts into song.
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Chicago Shakespeare Slam 2018
High school teams from across the region go toe to toe as nine teams advance to the Final Bout.
US/THEM: January 22–February 3
An exploration of the way children cope with disaster, based on the Beslan school siege.
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.
GREAT PRICES FOR GROUPS
Book a group of 10 or more and save on a first-class theatrical experience at CST.
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.
HAMLET: COMING SPRING 2019
Raúl Esparza, Award-winning actor of stage and screen, takes on Shakespeare’s most iconic role.
BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS
A World Premiere Musical based on the iconic feature film comes alive on stage in Spring 2019.
Chicago Shakespeare strives to make its facilities and shows accessible to all patrons.
October 24, 2018
This show “makes you appreciate the collective, world-changing power of creative risk-taking.” Performances end November 4!
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.
September 17, 2018
"A stunner of a show and here only through Sept. 22. So you can’t wait around. It is performed in such bravura fashion, you likely will be floored"
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.
August 29, 2018
The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare took home top honors in Engineering News-Record’s 2018 Best Projects Awards, Cultural/Worship category.
August 7, 2018
Chicago Tribune praises Barbara Gaines’s production, on tour to parks across the city through August 26.
July 30, 2018
Block Club Chicago suggests this summer’s parks tour as "a unique night out for a date or family outing.”
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 6, 2018
Chicago Sun-Times praises the “eye-popping flight sequences, bang-up dance numbers and emotionally true performances.”
June 8, 2018
"It gives me the chance to pay tribute to Chicago Shakespeare Theater. I'm a huge fan of Chicago theater."
May 8, 2018
Teller joins Chicago Tonight to talk about the power of magic and the origins of being the silent half of Penn & Teller.
May 4, 2018
Aaron Posner and Teller chatted with Janet Davies about their thrilling take on Shakespeare’s tragedy.
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.”
Watch & Listen
Video: Director Joe Dowling on A Midsummer Night's Dream
Video: On Stage: Q Brothers Christmas Carol