FINAL WEEKEND! CLOSES SUNDAY
“Lively & enjoyable...Harry Hadden-Paton offers a very lovely performance.” –Chicago Tribune
ANDARES: OCTOBER 23–27
The extraordinary true stories of three people living in México's most remote corners.
ROMEO + JULIET BEGINS OCTOBER 31
This fall, feel every spark of emotion as tempers flare, families brawl, and love blazes.
2019/20 SEASON ON SALE NOW
A variety of flexible ticket packages make it easy for you to get the best seats at the best price!
Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL
Heat up your holidays! The raucous ad-rap-tation of Charles Dickens’ classic begins November 29.
COMING JANUARY 2020
A Tony Award-nominated composer transforms Jane Austen’s classic into a charming musical.
ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
RSC returns to Chicago for the first time in 25 years with Shakespeare’s fierce comedy.
AS YOU LIKE IT: SPRING 2020
Hit songs from The Beatles mix with timeless poetry in Shakespeare’s joyous comedy.
GREAT PRICES FOR GROUPS
Book a group of 10 or more and save on a first-class theatrical experience at CST.
Chicago Shakespeare Slam 2019
High school teams from across the region go toe to toe as nine teams advance to the Final Bout.
Navy Pier Dining Deals
Save when you show your ticket at Riva Crabhouse, Harry Caray’s, and Tiny Tavern.
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.
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."
March 28, 2019
Chicago Reader highlights the critically acclaimed hit new musical as an upcoming show to add to your must-see list.
February 21, 2019
"Daldry's heart-stopping deconstruction of the post-war thriller was a reminder of all that live theater can achieve."
February 7, 2019
Stage & Cinema sets the scene for An Inspector Calls: "Daldry’s production was a radical departure from conventional stagings."
January 24, 2019
Chris Jones from the Chicago Tribune says, “if you’re interested in the therapeutic value of storytelling, I doubt you’ll move a muscle.”