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See how cool Shakespeare still is, even at 450 years old. You could win cash, tickets and more.

FINAL WEEKS OF ROAD SHOW

Act now—the musical awarded "four stars" by the Chicago Tribune comes to a close May 4.

HENRY V BEGINS APRIL 29

The play that launched CST on the rooftop of a pub in 1986 gets first-ever staging at Navy Pier.

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SEUSSICAL STARTS JULY 5

The whimsical world of Dr. Seuss comes to life on stage in a 75-minute musical adventure.

KING LEAR LAUNCHES 2014/15 SEASON

CST favorite Larry Yando takes on the monumental title role in this timeless drama.

A NEW TWIST ON MOZART'S CLASSIC

From South Africa, the vibrant new staging of "The Magic Flute" that took London by storm.

FROM PARIS, IONESCO SUITE

This icon of French avant-garde theater is still as hilarious and hard-hitting as ever.

ADVENTURE WITH PERICLES

The Bard's most fantastical tale is newly imagined, and filled with grand passion.

DUNSINANE: A SEQUEL TO MACBETH

A theatrical event from Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre of Scotland.

A WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL

Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility" comes to life with wit, passion and now, glorious song.

REIMAGINING SCHOOL

Beyond These Times forums feature leaders discussing how schools can feed creativity.

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TAKE WILL'S 450 IS THE NEW 30 QUIZ

See how cool Shakespeare still is, even at 450 years old. You could win cash, tickets and more.

FINAL WEEKS OF ROAD SHOW

Act now—the musical awarded "four stars" by the Chicago Tribune comes to a close May 4.

HENRY V BEGINS APRIL 29

The play that launched CST on the rooftop of a pub in 1986 gets first-ever staging at Navy Pier.

SUBSCRIBE TODAY, SAVE ALL YEAR

See the theatrical events that have everyone talking—all for as little as $38 per play.

SEUSSICAL STARTS JULY 5

The whimsical world of Dr. Seuss comes to life on stage in a 75-minute musical adventure.

KING LEAR LAUNCHES 2014/15 SEASON

CST favorite Larry Yando takes on the monumental title role in this timeless drama.

A NEW TWIST ON MOZART'S CLASSIC

From South Africa, the vibrant new staging of "The Magic Flute" that took London by storm.

FROM PARIS, IONESCO SUITE

This icon of French avant-garde theater is still as hilarious and hard-hitting as ever.

ADVENTURE WITH PERICLES

The Bard's most fantastical tale is newly imagined, and filled with grand passion.

DUNSINANE: A SEQUEL TO MACBETH

A theatrical event from Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre of Scotland.

A WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL

Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility" comes to life with wit, passion and now, glorious song.

REIMAGINING SCHOOL

Beyond These Times forums feature leaders discussing how schools can feed creativity.

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Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday

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April 24, 2014

450th on Chicago Tonight

Barbara Gaines and Joffrey Ballet's Ashley Wheater celebrate Shakespeare on WTTW

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April 21, 2014

Shakespeare is 450

Quiz yourself to see how "with it" Will is today.

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April 18, 2014

Barbara Gaines on Shakespeare

Join a free discussion at the Newberry Library on April 21 at 6:00 p.m.

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Video: Our City, Our Shakespeare


 

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