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Monday, December 10

6:00 P.M. Chicago Shakespeare Slam: Final Bout

Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL

The hip-hop treat with a bangin’ beat takes the stage through December 30 in The Yard.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

High-flying fairies mix with outrageous comedy for a Dream come true, now through January 27.

THE GIFT OF WORLD-CLASS THEATER

Available in any dollar amount, Gift Certificates are perfect for anyone on your holiday list.

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!

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.

CST FOR $20

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

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.

ACCESS SHAKESPEARE

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

AUDIENCE ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

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

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Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL

The hip-hop treat with a bangin’ beat takes the stage through December 30 in The Yard.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

High-flying fairies mix with outrageous comedy for a Dream come true, now through January 27.

THE GIFT OF WORLD-CLASS THEATER

Available in any dollar amount, Gift Certificates are perfect for anyone on your holiday list.

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!

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.

CST FOR $20

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

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.

ACCESS SHAKESPEARE

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

AUDIENCE ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

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

CALENDAR

December 2018
SMTWTFS
02
Sun, Dec 2
03
Mon, Dec 3
04
Tue, Dec 4
05
Wed, Dec 5
11
Tue, Dec 11
14
Fri, Dec 14
16
Sun, Dec 16

3:00 p.m.

Q Brothers Christmas Carol

 Audio-described

20
Thu, Dec 20

7:30 p.m.

Q Brothers Christmas Carol

 Open-captioned

22
Sat, Dec 22

3:00 p.m.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

23
Sun, Dec 23

2:00 p.m.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

24
Mon, Dec 24
25
Tue, Dec 25
29
Sat, Dec 29

3:00 p.m.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

30
Sun, Dec 30

2:00 p.m.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

31
Mon, Dec 31
Next Performance:

Monday, December 10

6:00 P.M. Chicago Shakespeare Slam: Final Bout

Cst Spotlight

Give the gift of Shakespeare

Raúl Esparza to play Hamlet

News

December 4, 2018

“It feels so full circle”

Alexandra Silber shares her memories of Chicago theater growing up, and why playing Titania in Joe Dowling’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is like coming home. 

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November 29, 2018

“You can expect nothing but fun”

Q Brothers Collective swung by WCIU’s The Jam with a performance of “Ghost of Christmas Past.” 

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November 23, 2018

Q Brothers Christmas Carol “always a good time”

Chicago Tribune’s Chris Jones highlights the hip-hop holiday treat as the perfect show for anyone who just needs some laughs.

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Watch & Listen


Video: Chicago Sun-Times interviews Q Brothers Christmas Carol's John Hoogenakker

 

Video: Actor Spotlight: Making A Midsummer Night's Dream

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