Chicago Tribune Press Coverage of The Yard

The Yard’s towers are almost ready to fly at Chicago Shakespeare
“There can be no reasonable doubt that Chicago Shakespeare Theater has just vaulted to the summit of Chicago theater companies…The game-changer for CST, a long-established company which first took up residence on Navy Pier in 1999, is the impending opening of The Yard.”   Read full article


Chicago Tribune Press Coverage of The Yard

New Chicago Shakespeare stage will transform Navy Pier
“Chicago Shakespeare will take over the space formerly occupied by the Skyline Stage. The plans greatly expand what Chicago Shakespeare is capable of producing at one of the city's most important entertainment and tourist destinations.”  Read full article


Chicago Architect Magazine

The slings and arrows of outrageous innovation
The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare is the cover story for the July/August issue of Chicago Architect Magazine, the premier industry publication for the City’s vibrant architecture and design community. "The space has an elegant yet light industrial feel. Designed to be dynamic, the curvilinear space slowly unfolds along the procession to the theater."  Read full article


Chicago Sun-Times Press Coverage of The Yard

Chicago Shakespeare Theater embarks on major expansion
“A $35 million expansion project will transfigure the easily identifiable white-tented, open-air Skyline Stage—into The Yard, a uniquely engineered, wholly enclosed, year-round performance space of exceptional flexibility.” Read full article

The Chicago Reader Press Coverage of The Yard

Shakespeare Theater expands its presence on Navy Pier with The Yard
“Criss Henderson, executive director of the Shakespeare Theater, tells us what to expect from The Yard, a new addition to the theater currently under construction on Navy Pier.” Watch video

Questions with The Yard’s Architect, Gordon Gill

Questions with The Yard’s Architect, Gordon Gill
Gordon Gill, a founding partner of the award-winning Chicago firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG), talks with the Chicago Architecture Foundation about his many innovative projects. He and Adrian Smith are responsible for a staggeringly large number of the world’s supertall skyscrapers and now, Chicago Shakespeare’s bold, new space: The Yard. Read full article

Choose Chicago Champions The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare

Choose Chicago Champions The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare
In its 2016 Annual Report, Choose Chicago highlights Chicago Shakespeare's newest venue: The Yard. Read the full report to learn about how this exciting new project is shaping the future of Chicago in the coming years alongside Wrigley Field's development, Wintrust Arena & Marriott Marquis and the Chicago Riverwalk. See report


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