Wednesday, April 5
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
The Oscar-winning romantic comedy makes its Chicago stage premiere beginning April 15.
PETER BROOK'S BATTLEFIELD
The legendary director’s work returns to Chicago for 5 shows only, beginning April 5.
Madagascar begins July 13
A 70-minute musical adventure for young audiences based on the hit animated film.
A SPACE FOR THE IMAGINATION
Learn about our expanded campus and the transformative campaign making it possible.
GREAT PRICES FOR GROUPS
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Chicago Shakespeare strives to make its facilities and shows accessible to all patrons.
March 14, 2017
The hit 70-minute musical adaptation of the DreamWorks film begins July 13 at Chicago Shakespeare.
March 13, 2017
Pioneer Press talks with 14 year old professional actor Aaron Lamm, who currently appears on stage at CST in the role of Moth.
March 2, 2017
The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) festival will enhance visibility for Latino artists, featuring Chicago as a world-class theater destination.
February 27, 2017
Chicago on the Aisle lauds Love's Labor's Lost from Director Maraden, playing now through March 26.
February 14, 2017
CST's Sean Allan Krill won for "Outstanding Featured Performance in a Musical" for his portayal of Colonel Brandon at The Old Globe.
February 9, 2017
The real life story of a family torn apart by war, fighting to escape and survive makes its world premiere. Now playing.
February 2, 2017
Chicago Sun-Times features the world premiere from Artistic Director Barbara Gaines, playing through March 5.
January 30, 2017
The dynamic ensemble and artistic team for the 75-minute abridgment includes adapter and director Marti Lyons.
January 23, 2017
Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and Executive Director Criss Henderson top the list of Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago
January 10, 2017
Chicago Theatre Week celebrates with an array of shows including Shakespeare's playful romatic comedy from CST.
January 4, 2017
Chicago Tribune's editors looks back at the yearlong international festival, drawing strength from the Bard's enduring words.
December 14, 2016
In this Project Innovation episode, BuiltWorlds dons its hard hat for a sneak peak of CST's new theater.
December 19, 2016
Worldview interviews British theater company Cheek By Jowl on the yearlong international festival.
December 7, 2016
Robert Bathurst discussing taking on the title role with Chris DeRose
November 28, 2016
The CST hit, now in NYC with director Rachel Rockwell was named a New York Times Critics' Pick.
November 22, 2016
Actor Robert Bathurst (of Downton Abbey fame) and director Gary Griffin discuss portraying living historical figures and sudden changes in government.
November 21, 2016
Developed with CST Creative Producer Rick Boynton, the Q Brothers' hip-hop adaptation opens to raves in NYC.
Watch & Listen
Gallery: Battlefield On Stage
Gallery: Shakespeare in Love Behind the Scenes