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Tuesday, June 19

7:30 P.M. Macbeth

MACBETH: Must Close June 24

Chicago Tribune praises, “Fast-paced, visually exciting, and filled with cool illusions.”

Peter Pan, A Musical Adventure

Starting June 27, sail away on a high-flying journey based on J.M. Barrie’s beloved tale.

SAVE UP TO 30% ON TICKETS

No matter your schedule, budget or taste, we’ve got a Season Ticket package that’s right for you!

FREE Shakespeare in the parks

A 75-minute A Midsummer Night’s Dream on tour throughout the city this summer begins July 25.

NELL GWYNN: BEGINS SEPTEMBER 20

The 2016 Olivier Award Winner for Best New Comedy has its American Premiere.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Joe Dowling reimagines his production from CST’s inaugural Navy Pier season.

An Inspector Calls: Spring 2019

The National Theatre of Great Britain’s award-winning thriller visits in a limited engagement.

HAMLET: April 17–June 9, 2019

Artistic Director Barbara Gaines stages one of the great masterworks of Western literature.

BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS

A World Premiere Musical based on the iconic feature film comes alive on stage in Spring 2019.

CST FOR $20

Bringing students and young professionals world-class theater at an everyday price.

BigMouth: September 12–22

A tour-de-force performance paying tribute to the 2,500-year history of oration.

FIGHT NIGHT: begins October 23

Five candidates. One winner. You hold the power to choose in this Edinburgh Fringe Festival hit.

Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL

The hip-hop holiday treat with the bangin' beat returns to The Yard for the holidays.

AUDIENCE ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

Attend a pre-show lecture or post-show discussion, or meet the cast in the Pub.

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

Plastic bags take flight in a brilliant metaphor of art and imagination from Compagnie Non Nova.

GREAT PRICES FOR GROUPS

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

Short Shakespeare! MACBETH

A 75-minute abridged production of the classic tragedy for families, on stage February 2019.

TWO PINTS: March 6–31

Two blokes share a pint in Booker Prize-winning Irish novelist Roddy Doyle’s intimate dialogue.

ACCESS SHAKESPEARE

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

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MACBETH: Must Close June 24

Chicago Tribune praises, “Fast-paced, visually exciting, and filled with cool illusions.”

Peter Pan, A Musical Adventure

Starting June 27, sail away on a high-flying journey based on J.M. Barrie’s beloved tale.

SAVE UP TO 30% ON TICKETS

No matter your schedule, budget or taste, we’ve got a Season Ticket package that’s right for you!

FREE Shakespeare in the parks

A 75-minute A Midsummer Night’s Dream on tour throughout the city this summer begins July 25.

NELL GWYNN: BEGINS SEPTEMBER 20

The 2016 Olivier Award Winner for Best New Comedy has its American Premiere.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Joe Dowling reimagines his production from CST’s inaugural Navy Pier season.

An Inspector Calls: Spring 2019

The National Theatre of Great Britain’s award-winning thriller visits in a limited engagement.

HAMLET: April 17–June 9, 2019

Artistic Director Barbara Gaines stages one of the great masterworks of Western literature.

BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS

A World Premiere Musical based on the iconic feature film comes alive on stage in Spring 2019.

CST FOR $20

Bringing students and young professionals world-class theater at an everyday price.

BigMouth: September 12–22

A tour-de-force performance paying tribute to the 2,500-year history of oration.

FIGHT NIGHT: begins October 23

Five candidates. One winner. You hold the power to choose in this Edinburgh Fringe Festival hit.

Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL

The hip-hop holiday treat with the bangin' beat returns to The Yard for the holidays.

AUDIENCE ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

Attend a pre-show lecture or post-show discussion, or meet the cast in the Pub.

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

Plastic bags take flight in a brilliant metaphor of art and imagination from Compagnie Non Nova.

GREAT PRICES FOR GROUPS

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

Short Shakespeare! MACBETH

A 75-minute abridged production of the classic tragedy for families, on stage February 2019.

TWO PINTS: March 6–31

Two blokes share a pint in Booker Prize-winning Irish novelist Roddy Doyle’s intimate dialogue.

ACCESS SHAKESPEARE

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

CALENDAR

June 2018
SMTWTFS
01
Fri, Jun 1

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

02
Sat, Jun 2

3:00 p.m.

Macbeth

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

8:00 p.m.

Macbeth

03
Sun, Jun 3

2:00 p.m.

Macbeth

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

04
Mon, Jun 4
05
Tue, Jun 5

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

06
Wed, Jun 6

1:00 p.m.

Macbeth

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

07
Thu, Jun 7

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

08
Fri, Jun 8
09
Sat, Jun 9

3:00 p.m.

Macbeth

8:00 p.m.

Macbeth

10
Sun, Jun 10

2:00 p.m.

Macbeth

 Audio-described with optional Touch Tour

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

11
Mon, Jun 11
12
Tue, Jun 12

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

13
Wed, Jun 13

1:00 p.m.

Macbeth

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

14
Thu, Jun 14

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

15
Fri, Jun 15

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

 ASL Duo-interpreted

16
Sat, Jun 16

3:00 p.m.

Macbeth

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

8:00 p.m.

Macbeth

17
Sun, Jun 17

2:00 p.m.

Macbeth

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

18
Mon, Jun 18
19
Tue, Jun 19

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

20
Wed, Jun 20

1:00 p.m.

Macbeth

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

21
Thu, Jun 21

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

22
Fri, Jun 22

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

23
Sat, Jun 23

3:00 p.m.

Macbeth

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

8:00 p.m.

Macbeth

24
Sun, Jun 24

2:00 p.m.

Macbeth

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

25
Mon, Jun 25
26
Tue, Jun 26
27
Wed, Jun 27

11:00 a.m.

Peter Pan

28
Thu, Jun 28

11:00 a.m.

Peter Pan

29
Fri, Jun 29

11:00 a.m.

Peter Pan

30
Sat, Jun 30

11:00 a.m.

Peter Pan

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Tuesday, June 19

7:30 P.M. Macbeth

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June 8, 2018

ABC7 interviews John Lithgow, 2018 Spirit of Shakespeare Award honoree

"It gives me the chance to pay tribute to Chicago Shakespeare Theater. I'm a huge fan of Chicago theater."

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May 17, 2018

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in Chicago’s parks

This year’s Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks production will travel to 18 parks around the city, July 25–August 26.

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May 8, 2018

“Let the Audience Tell Itself the Story”

Teller joins Chicago Tonight to talk about the power of magic and the origins of being the silent half of Penn & Teller.

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