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Edward III, Henry V, Henry VI, Part 1
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Saturday, February 6
|8:00 P.M.||King Lear
BELARUS FREE THEATRE RETURNS
Coming in February, a King Lear "returned vividly to its roots," raves The Guardian.
PASSPORT 400 FOR STUDENTS
Book by February 7 and get a pair of tickets to 9 Shakespeare 400 Chicago shows 90% off!
Chicago Celebrates Shakespeare
In 2016 CST spearheads an international yearlong arts festival all across the city.
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Kick off a year of Shakespeare with the best seats at the best best price to must-see shows.
SANCHO: AN ACT OF REMEMBRANCE
A revealing one-man show from the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Paterson Joseph.
LOVE AND JEALOUSY IN OTHELLO
Renowned British director Jonathan Munby takes on Shakespeare's most intimate tragedy.
AN EXPLOSIVE NEW TWELFTH NIGHT
Evening Standard raves “Filter’s sheer boldness of invention makes it a company to watch.”
A 75-minute Twelfth Night
In March, this Short Shakespeare! comedy is fueled by mistaken identity and unlikely love.
OTHELLO: THE REMIX BEGINS APRIL 12
The Q Brothers are back with this fresh urban take on the Bard's tragedy.
TUG OF WAR BEGINS SPRING 2016
An electrifying adaptation of six Shakespeare plays from Artistic Director Barbara Gaines.
SEE "★★★★★" I, MALVOLIO IN JUNE
A one-man act of storytelling alchemy from the acclaimed British actor Tim Crouch.
WHITE HOUSE HONORS CST
First Lady Michelle Obama presents National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.
February 1, 2016
The Daily Herald explores the ranges of Shakespeare 400 Chicago and visiting First Folio copies from the Folger Library.
January 22, 2016
Artistic Director Barbara Gaines shares her favorite music for theater with 98.7 WFMT.
January 20, 2016
Hedy Weiss details the line up and new events of the yearlong international festival.
January 8, 2016
TimeOut Chicago features the festival's array of events in January and February.
December 30, 2015
The Washington Post compares 8 different takes on Dickens' classic holiday tale across the country this season.
December 14, 2015
The Chicago Tribune named both Ride the Cyclone and Dunsinane in its list of best theater in 2015.
December 9, 2015
Audiences love this uproarious comedy from acclaimed playwright David Ives. Now playing through January 17.
November 25, 2015
Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune talks to the acclaimed playwright about his "transadaptions" and future projects.
November 19, 2015
The Chicago Sun-Times features the yearlong international festival's initial events, January-March 2016.
November 12, 2015
Arts festival will make Chicago all the world's stage, encompassing more than 60 local and about a dozen international cultural organizations.
November 4, 2015
Chris DeRose interviews actors Jackson Evans and Tiffany Tatreau from the acclaimed new musical—extended to November 15.
October 26, 2015
Acclaimed actors from Broadway's Once and Les Mis join Whitehead in David Ives' bawdy comedy, The Heir Apparent.
October 20, 2015
On CBS Chicago, theater critic Chris Jones urges audiences to book tickets to this musical thriller—extended by popular demand to November 15.
October 13, 2015
Chicago Magazine lauds CST's productions, education programs and mission.
October 1, 2015
Terry Teachout lauds The Tempest's incomparable Prospero, "Once again Mr. Yando outdoes himself..."
September 24, 2015
Chicago Tribune spoke with CST's Artistic Director about directing The Marriage of Figaro at Lyric Opera.
Watch & Listen
Video: Shakespeare 400 Chicago
Video: Jonathan Munby on Directing Othello