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Next Performances:

Wednesday, May 23

1:00 P.M. Macbeth
7:30 P.M. Macbeth
7:45 P.M. Waiting for Godot

MACBETH: On Stage Now

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

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!

WAITING FOR GODOT

Ireland's Druid theatre company presents a revelatory take on Beckett’s masterpiece.

Peter Pan, A Musical Adventure

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

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 Theater 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: On Stage Now

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

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!

WAITING FOR GODOT

Ireland's Druid theatre company presents a revelatory take on Beckett’s masterpiece.

Peter Pan, A Musical Adventure

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

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 Theater 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

May 2018
SMTWTFS
01
Tue, May 1
02
Wed, May 2

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

03
Thu, May 3

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

04
Fri, May 4

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

05
Sat, May 5

3:00 p.m.

Macbeth

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

8:00 p.m.

Macbeth

06
Sun, May 6

2:00 p.m.

Macbeth

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

6:30 p.m.

Macbeth

07
Mon, May 7
08
Tue, May 8
09
Wed, May 9
10
Thu, May 10

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

11
Fri, May 11

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

12
Sat, May 12

3:00 p.m.

Macbeth

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

8:00 p.m.

Macbeth– Sold Out

13
Sun, May 13

2:00 p.m.

Macbeth

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

14
Mon, May 14
15
Tue, May 15
16
Wed, May 16

1:00 p.m.

Macbeth

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

17
Thu, May 17

1:00 p.m.

Macbeth

 Open-captioned

18
Fri, May 18

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

(CC)

 Attend a Cast Call with actors in the Pub at 6:30

 Open-captioned

19
Sat, May 19

3:00 p.m.

Macbeth

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

8:00 p.m.

Macbeth

20
Sun, May 20

2:00 p.m.

Macbeth

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

21
Mon, May 21
22
Tue, May 22
23
Wed, May 23

1:00 p.m.

Macbeth

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

24
Thu, May 24
25
Fri, May 25

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

26
Sat, May 26

3:00 p.m.

Macbeth

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

8:00 p.m.

Macbeth

27
Sun, May 27

2:00 p.m.

Macbeth

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

6:30 p.m.

Macbeth

28
Mon, May 28
29
Tue, May 29

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

30
Wed, May 30

1:00 p.m.

Macbeth

7:30 p.m.

Macbeth

31
Thu, May 31
Next Performances:

Wednesday, May 23

1:00 P.M. Macbeth
7:30 P.M. Macbeth
7:45 P.M. Waiting for Godot

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MACBETH: On Stage

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News

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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May 4, 2018

ABC7 Drops in on Macbeth

Aaron Posner and Teller chatted with Janet Davies about their thrilling take on Shakespeare’s tragedy.

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