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Thursday, July 13

11:00 A.M. Madagascar

Madagascar begins July 13

A 70-minute musical adventure for young audiences based on the hit animated film.

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Parks 2017: Romeo and Juliet

This tale of true love found—and tragically lost—comes alive in a 75-minute production.

A SPACE FOR THE IMAGINATION

Learn about our expanded campus and the transformative campaign making it possible.

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

This fall, head back to 1919 as a band of Suffragettes stages this “battle of the sexes.”

THE TOAD KNEW

James Thierrée returns with his latest enchantment in a limited engagement this fall.

WORLD'S STAGE EVENT FROM MEXICO

See Teatro Línea de Sombra in Destinos, the Chicago International Latino Theater Festival.

RED VELVET: Winter 2018

A black man takes London’s stage as Othello for the first time. How will society respond?

SS! A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A 75-minute abridged version of Shakespeare’s magical comedy for students and families

SCHILLER’S MARY STUART

Two extraordinary queens go head to head in a power play over the right to rule this winter.

WAITING FOR GODOT

Ireland's Druid Theatre returns to present a revelatory take on Beckett’s masterpiece.

See MACBETH in The Yard

The creators behind The Tempest returns with a magical take on “the Scottish play.”

GREAT PRICES FOR GROUPS

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

ACCESS SHAKESPEARE

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

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Madagascar begins July 13

A 70-minute musical adventure for young audiences based on the hit animated film.

Season Tickets On Sale Now

Benefits provide the ultimate flexibility—whether you see all the shows, or just your favorites.

Parks 2017: Romeo and Juliet

This tale of true love found—and tragically lost—comes alive in a 75-minute production.

A SPACE FOR THE IMAGINATION

Learn about our expanded campus and the transformative campaign making it possible.

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

This fall, head back to 1919 as a band of Suffragettes stages this “battle of the sexes.”

THE TOAD KNEW

James Thierrée returns with his latest enchantment in a limited engagement this fall.

WORLD'S STAGE EVENT FROM MEXICO

See Teatro Línea de Sombra in Destinos, the Chicago International Latino Theater Festival.

RED VELVET: Winter 2018

A black man takes London’s stage as Othello for the first time. How will society respond?

SS! A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A 75-minute abridged version of Shakespeare’s magical comedy for students and families

SCHILLER’S MARY STUART

Two extraordinary queens go head to head in a power play over the right to rule this winter.

WAITING FOR GODOT

Ireland's Druid Theatre returns to present a revelatory take on Beckett’s masterpiece.

See MACBETH in The Yard

The creators behind The Tempest returns with a magical take on “the Scottish play.”

GREAT PRICES FOR GROUPS

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

ACCESS SHAKESPEARE

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

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June 2017
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Sat, Jun 3

3:00 p.m.

CHICAGO PREMIERE Shakespeare
in Love

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

04
Sun, Jun 4

2:00 p.m.

CHICAGO PREMIERE Shakespeare
in Love

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

05
Mon, Jun 5
09
Fri, Jun 9
10
Sat, Jun 10

3:00 p.m.

CHICAGO PREMIERE Shakespeare
in Love

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

11
Sun, Jun 11

2:00 p.m.

CHICAGO PREMIERE Shakespeare
in Love

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

12
Mon, Jun 12
13
Tue, Jun 13
17
Sat, Jun 17

3:00 p.m.

CHICAGO PREMIERE Shakespeare
in Love

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

18
Sun, Jun 18

2:00 p.m.

CHICAGO PREMIERE Shakespeare
in Love

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

19
Mon, Jun 19
20
Tue, Jun 20
21
Wed, Jun 21
22
Thu, Jun 22
23
Fri, Jun 23
24
Sat, Jun 24
25
Sun, Jun 25
26
Mon, Jun 26
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Tue, Jun 27
28
Wed, Jun 28
29
Thu, Jun 29
30
Fri, Jun 30
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Thursday, July 13

11:00 A.M. Madagascar

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June 2, 2017

The Game-Changer

Chris Jones at the Chicago Tribune takes a closer look at the impact of The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare.

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April 13, 2017

2017/18 Season Announced

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents a season of incredible performances, fresh interpretations, and the opening of The Yard. 

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March 14, 2017

Madagascar—A Musical Adventure coming to Navy Pier this Summer

The hit 70-minute musical adaptation of the DreamWorks film begins July 13 at Chicago Shakespeare. 

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