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Hit songs from The Beatles mix with timeless poetry in Shakespeare’s joyous comedy.
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January 29, 2020
Featuring music and lyrics by Ingrid Michaelson and book by Bekah Brunstetter, CST will stage this World Premiere musical, based on the best-selling Nicholas Sparks novel.
January 24, 2020
Tony Award-nominated composer Paul Gordon and Artistic Director Barbara Gaines are reunited, following their Jeff Award-winning collaboration on Sense and Sensibility.
December 6, 2019
Broadway World hails, “Q Brothers Christmas Carol puts a refreshing, hilarious, and inventive take on one of the season's most well-trod tales.”
November 19, 2019
Artistic Director Barbara Gaines stopped by the Reduced Shakespeare Company podcast to share some insight into her current production of Romeo and Juliet, on stage through December 22.
November 6, 2019
Cage Sebastian Pierre took a break from playing Benvolio to discuss his dual role as Associate Fight Choreographer with Ed Tracy on his podcast.
October 7, 2019
WTTW’s Hedy Weiss says “You have barely one week to catch the heart-wrenching, fiercely honest, staggeringly beautiful” production—closes October 13.
September 25, 2019
Chris Jones of Chicago Tribune questions whether the human voice is fundamental to the art of performance in exploring The King’s Speech.
September 20, 2019
Harry Hadden-Paton and James Frain took time out of their final rehearsal to share a behind-the-scenes look at the North American Premiere of The King’s Speech.
September 10, 2019
Broadway World highlights the stellar cast of The King’s Speech, which takes the stage in The Yard on September 12 for its North American Premiere.
August 1, 2019
The New York Times announced today that the electrifying pop-concert spectacle headlined by the wives of Henry VIII will take up residence at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in February 2020.
June 24, 2019
UK’s The Guardian interviewed SIX creators Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss about their whirlwind year of success with their hit musical, and what comes next.
June 18, 2019
Chicago Tribune covered the Theater’s annual Gala, which took place on June 10, 2019 and raised $1.2 million to fund education and community outreach programs.
May 24, 2019
Hedy Weiss of WTTW's Chicago Tonight praises "this volcanic, high-drama rock concert...that could compete with the biggest pop stars of the moment."
May 15, 2019
With Memorial Day just around the corner, Chris Jones of Chicago Tribune has named SIX "one to see" in his May openings list.
April 21, 2019
Maurice Jones talks Hamlet and his approach to the title role with Rolling Out, sharing his thoughts on the importance of Shakespeare today.
April 15, 2019
People Magazine spoke with producer Kenny Wax about SIX, and how this smash hit musical rewrites history "with a strong dose of female empowerment."