Bard Circle Membership

Join the Bard Circle—a vital giving society—and receive the ultimate Chicago Shakespeare experience! By making a leadership gift of $1,000 or more, you can directly support astonishing artistry and unlock the power of Shakespeare for thousands of students. And, you’ll be given VIP concierge service at the Theater, including a reserved table in our pub, interval service for every production you attend and exclusive events with the world’s leading artists.

Bard Circle Partners at the $1,000 level enjoy VIP Ticketing, VIP Interval Service and Two Behind-the-Scenes Events with Artists.

Additionally, Bard Circle Patrons at the $2,500 level receive an invitation to the Season Opening Night Celebration.

Join our Bard Circle Fellows at the $5,000 level, and enjoy an invitation to Subscription Show Openings, Ticketing Services for Broadway and Regional Theaters.

Bard Circle Ambassadors at the $10,000 level receive lobby recognition, invitations to World’s Stage Series Productions, and access to CST Facilities for Personal Events.

Members of our Shakespeare Society at the $25,000+ level, have the opportunity to Sponsor a Production and enjoy access to Exclusive Events with CST Leadership.

Make Your Gift Today! 



Gallery: Bard Circle Impact


Gallery: The Yard Behind the Scenes


Gallery: King Charles III Behind the Scenes


Ways to Give

 Phone: 312.667.4952

 Chicago Shakespeare Theater
     800 East Grand on Navy Pier
     Chicago, IL 60611

 Gifts of Stock

 Planned Gifts

 Charitable IRA Rollover


contact US:

Dottie Bris-Bois
Director, Campaign and Major Gifts

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