Peter Pan, A Musical Adventure
“A packed 75 minutes…your kids or grandkids will have a fun time,” praises Chicago Tribune.
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FREE Shakespeare in the parks
A 75-minute A Midsummer Night’s Dream on tour throughout the city, now through August 26.
NELL GWYNN: BEGINS SEPTEMBER 20
The 2016 Olivier Award Winner for Best New Comedy has its American Premiere.
BigMouth: September 12–22
A tour-de-force performance paying tribute to the 2,500-year history of oration.
Jaw-dropping acrobatics combine with dance and music in The Yard beginning October 23.
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.
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Joe Dowling reimagines his production from CST’s inaugural Navy Pier season.
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.
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: 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.
Chicago Shakespeare strives to make its facilities and shows accessible to all patrons.
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.
May 4, 2018
Aaron Posner and Teller chatted with Janet Davies about their thrilling take on Shakespeare’s tragedy.
April 25, 2018
Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune discusses the unnamable play with the magician who doesn't talk. Except to us.
March 14, 2018
“It is certainly far and away the most extensive, internationalist and far-ranging of any Chicago theater.”
March 8, 2018
K.K. Moggie and Kellie Overbey joined Jerome McDonnell to discuss the play, their roles, and the dynamics of patriarchy, past and present.
March 1, 2018
CST’s executive director met with students in the Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program.
February 5, 2018
Members of the Short Shakespeare! cast discuss adapting the Bard’s timeless words.
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.
January 5, 2018
Our artistic director was honored as the top player in Chicago’s theater scene this year, for her ambitious production Tug of War and the opening of The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare.
October 31, 2017
The American Institute of Architects honors The Yard with the 2017 AIA Innovation Award Honorable Mention for Stellar Architecture.
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