MADAGASCAR: CLOSES AUGUST 27
“Spectacular...flashy, fantastic & just plain fun,” praises Chicago Theatre Review.
Season Tickets On Sale Now
Benefits provide the ultimate flexibility—whether you see all the shows, or just your favorites.
Parks 2017: Romeo and Juliet
This tale of true love found—and tragically lost—comes alive in a 75-minute production.
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
Beginning September 16, enter 1919 as a band of Suffragettes stages this raucous comedy.
THE TOAD KNEW: 5 NIGHTS ONLY!
James Thierrée returns with his latest enchantment to open The Yard this September.
A SPACE FOR THE IMAGINATION
Learn about our expanded campus and the transformative campaign making it possible.
WORLD'S STAGE EVENT FROM MEXICO
See Teatro Línea de Sombra in Destinos, the Chicago International Latino Theater Festival.
RED VELVET: Winter 2018
A black man takes London’s stage as Othello for the first time. How will society respond?
Short Shakespeare! in The Yard
This winter, come enjoy a 75-minute abridged version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
SCHILLER’S MARY STUART
Two extraordinary queens go head to head in a power play over the right to rule this winter.
WAITING FOR GODOT
Ireland's Druid Theatre returns to present a revelatory take on Beckett’s masterpiece.
See MACBETH in The Yard
The creators behind The Tempest returns with a magical take on “the Scottish play.”
GREAT PRICES FOR GROUPS
Book a group of 10 or more and save on a first-class theatrical experience at CST.
August 18, 2017
The cast of Madagascar – A Musical Adventure had everyone up and dancing to MOVE IT, MOVE IT!
August 11, 2017
Artistic Director Barbara Gaines stages Shakespeare’s raucous comedy The Taming of the Shrew with a powerhouse, all-woman cast
April 13, 2017
Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents a season of incredible performances, fresh interpretations, and the opening of The Yard.
March 14, 2017
The hit 70-minute musical adaptation of the DreamWorks film begins July 13 at Chicago Shakespeare.
March 6, 2017
Partner of award-winning Chicago firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG), talks with Chicago Architecture Foundation.
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 20, 2017
Daily North Shore talks to CST's Creative Producer about his life, career and The Book of Joseph.
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 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 16, 2017
Author Rich Hollander speaks with WBAL NewsRadio 1090 about how his book has been adapted to the stage.
January 10, 2017
Chicago Theatre Week celebrates with an array of shows including Shakespeare's playful romatic comedy from CST.
December 29, 2016
Chicago Tribune's Chris Jones picks the world premiere from Artistic Director Barbara Gaines beginning January 29.
December 14, 2016
In this Project Innovation episode, BuiltWorlds dons its hard hat for a sneak peak of CST's new theater.
Watch & Listen
Video: Madagascar — A Musical Adventure
Video: The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare