Tuesday, September 8
|7:30 P.M.||The Tempest|
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THE TEMPEST BEGINS SEPTEMBER 8
Magic by Teller, the soulful music of Tom Waits and the incomparable Larry Yando as Prospero
GET READY TO RIDE THE CYCLONE
The Chicago debut of an adventurous new musical with a refreshingly offbeat twist.
COMEDIC MASTERY AT PLAY
Tony Award-winning director John Rando stages David Ives' wonderfully witty The Heir Apparent.
LOVE AND JEALOUSY IN OTHELLO
Renowned British director Jonathan Munby takes on Shakespeare's most intimate tragedy.
A 75-minute Twelfth Night
In March, this Short Shakespeare! comedy is fueled by mistaken identity and unlikely love.
COMING IN 2016: TUG OF WAR
A landmark six-play Shakespeare history cycle from Artistic Director Barbara Gaines.
WHITE HOUSE HONORS CST
First Lady Michelle Obama presents National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.
GREAT PRICES FOR GROUPS
Book a group of 10 or more and save on a first-class theatrical experience at CST.
August 21, 2015
A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol and Sense and Sensibility are both nominated for the much coveted New Work Award.
August 17, 2015
Before their closing weekend, the cast of Disney's The Little Mermaid made a visit to Lurie Children's Hosptial.
August 5, 2015
On August 17, Nate Dendy demonstrates his sleight of hand skills and discusses playing Ariel in The Tempest, directed by Aaron Posner and Teller.
July 29, 2015
An interview on CST's successful 4th year of free performances throughout city parks.
July 15, 2015
Anne Johnsos gives her "mom review" on the Steve Cochran Show, "Fabulous! We couldn't figure out what we liked the most!"
July 14, 2015
CST Executive Director Criss Henderson named among top Chicago arts leaders by Complex Magazine.
July 7, 2015
CST commission Othello: The Remix will be featured at the 27th Annual Festival of New Musicals in New York City.
July 1, 2015
On Thursdays and Fridays, kids are invited to create “Under the Sea Mobiles” in the Theater Lobby with Chicago Children’s Museum art educators
June 24, 2015
Chicago Parent recommends Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks for a fun, free day with family and friends.
May 29, 2015
Take a moment to check out CST’s current newsletter—a digest of notable events, plays and players.
June 11, 2015
CST's newly adapted 75-minute production directed by Rachel Rockwell begins July 3.
June 2, 2015
Actors Megan McGinnis and Sharon Rietkerk talk to The Chicagoist about embodying women from such a different time and society.
May 28, 2015
CST favorites, GQ and JQ return to the Chicago music festival this year with their hip-hop workshop for kids.
May 26, 2015
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and The Financial Times host a discussion on collaborating to improve the city and the world.
May 18, 2015
Check out Reimagining School: The Essential Role of the Arts in Education, featuring Bill Strickland and Evan Plummer.
May 14, 2015
Spirit of Shakespeare Awards to be given to civic leaders ITW—David and Ros Parry, and renowned artists Simon Callow and Phylicia Rashād.
Watch & Listen
Video: Behind the scenes of The Tempest
Video: Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks 2015