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Next Performances:

Wednesday, July 26

11:00 A.M. Madagascar
7:00 P.M. Romeo and Juliet

MADAGASCAR: THROUGH 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

This fall, head back to 1919 as a band of Suffragettes stages this “battle of the sexes.”

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.

ACCESS SHAKESPEARE

Chicago Shakespeare strives to make its facilities and shows accessible to all patrons.

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MADAGASCAR: THROUGH 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

This fall, head back to 1919 as a band of Suffragettes stages this “battle of the sexes.”

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.

ACCESS SHAKESPEARE

Chicago Shakespeare strives to make its facilities and shows accessible to all patrons.

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Fri, Jul 7
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Sat, Jul 8
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Sun, Jul 9
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Mon, Jul 10
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Tue, Jul 11
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Wed, Jul 12
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Thu, Jul 13

11:00 a.m.

Madagascar

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Fri, Jul 14

11:00 a.m.

Madagascar

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Sat, Jul 15

11:00 a.m.

Madagascar

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Sun, Jul 16

11:00 a.m.

Madagascar

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Mon, Jul 17
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Tue, Jul 18
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Wed, Jul 19

11:00 a.m.

Madagascar

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Thu, Jul 20

11:00 a.m.

Madagascar

2:00 p.m.

Madagascar

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Fri, Jul 21

11:00 a.m.

Madagascar

2:00 p.m.

Madagascar

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Sat, Jul 22

11:00 a.m.

Madagascar

2:00 p.m.

Madagascar

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Sun, Jul 23

11:00 a.m.

Madagascar

2:00 p.m.

Madagascar

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Mon, Jul 24
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Tue, Jul 25
29
Sat, Jul 29

11:00 a.m.

Madagascar

2:00 p.m.

Madagascar

31
Mon, Jul 31
Next Performances:

Wednesday, July 26

11:00 A.M. Madagascar
7:00 P.M. Romeo and Juliet

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June 2, 2017

The Yard’s Towers are Almost
Ready to Fly

Chris Jones at the Chicago Tribune takes a closer look at progress on The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare

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April 13, 2017

2017/18 Season Announced

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents a season of incredible performances, fresh interpretations, and the opening of The Yard. 

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March 14, 2017

Madagascar—A Musical Adventure coming to Navy Pier this Summer

The hit 70-minute musical adaptation of the DreamWorks film begins July 13 at Chicago Shakespeare. 

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Video: Madagascar — A Musical Adventure

 

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