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Sunday, October 2

1:00 P.M. Tug of War: Civil Strife

TUG OF WAR: CIVIL STRIFE

Through October 9 only, see the fall of Henry VI to the rise of Richard III in a must-see event.

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Choose a classic package or create your own and join us for the 30th Anniversary Season.

Award-winning artists return

unpathed waters, undreamed shores is a solo pedestrian micro-journey along Navy Pier.

CHICAGO PREMIERE: KING CHARLES III

2015 Olivier Award winning play hailed “flat out brilliant” by The New York Times.  

A SPACE FOR THE IMAGINATION

Learn about our expanded campus and the transformative campaign making it possible.

BATTLE OF THE BARD

November 14 marks the Finals Bout of this citywide high school Shakespeare slam.

Chicago Celebrates Shakespeare

In 2016 CST spearheads an international yearlong arts festival all across the city.

SHAKESPEARE TONIGHT!

A one-night-only cabaret event with music from the great American songbook—December 5.

THE COMPLETE DEATHS

All 75 deaths in Shakespeare done onstage—solemn, somber and sublimely funny.

LIMITED ENGAGEMENT SOLD OUT

Tickets for Cheek by Jowl's production of The Winter's Tale are no longer available.

WORLD PREMIERE IN WINTER 2017

Artistic Director Barbara Gaines stages the moving, humorous drama The Book of Joseph.

SHORT SHAKESPEARE!

This 75-minute abridgment of Romeo and Juliet is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare.

LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST

Studies give way to amorous letters and vows in the Bard’s witty satire on young love.

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE

The Oscar-winning romantic comedy is returned to the stage in this Chicago premiere.

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TUG OF WAR: CIVIL STRIFE

Through October 9 only, see the fall of Henry VI to the rise of Richard III in a must-see event.

SUBSCRIBE TODAY, SAVE ALL YEAR

Choose a classic package or create your own and join us for the 30th Anniversary Season.

Award-winning artists return

unpathed waters, undreamed shores is a solo pedestrian micro-journey along Navy Pier.

CHICAGO PREMIERE: KING CHARLES III

2015 Olivier Award winning play hailed “flat out brilliant” by The New York Times.  

A SPACE FOR THE IMAGINATION

Learn about our expanded campus and the transformative campaign making it possible.

BATTLE OF THE BARD

November 14 marks the Finals Bout of this citywide high school Shakespeare slam.

Chicago Celebrates Shakespeare

In 2016 CST spearheads an international yearlong arts festival all across the city.

SHAKESPEARE TONIGHT!

A one-night-only cabaret event with music from the great American songbook—December 5.

THE COMPLETE DEATHS

All 75 deaths in Shakespeare done onstage—solemn, somber and sublimely funny.

LIMITED ENGAGEMENT SOLD OUT

Tickets for Cheek by Jowl's production of The Winter's Tale are no longer available.

WORLD PREMIERE IN WINTER 2017

Artistic Director Barbara Gaines stages the moving, humorous drama The Book of Joseph.

SHORT SHAKESPEARE!

This 75-minute abridgment of Romeo and Juliet is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare.

LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST

Studies give way to amorous letters and vows in the Bard’s witty satire on young love.

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE

The Oscar-winning romantic comedy is returned to the stage in this Chicago premiere.

CALENDAR

October 2016
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Sat, Oct 1

4:00 p.m.

Tug of War: Civil Strife

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

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Sun, Oct 2

1:00 p.m.

Tug of War: Civil Strife

 Audio-described with optional Touch Tour

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

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Fri, Oct 7

5:00 p.m.

Tug of War: Civil Strife

 Open-captioned

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Sat, Oct 8

4:00 p.m.

Tug of War: Civil Strife

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

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Sun, Oct 9

1:00 p.m.

Tug of War: Civil Strife

(PA)

 Come for the PreAmble 1 hour before curtain

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Sunday, October 2

1:00 P.M. Tug of War: Civil Strife

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September 22, 2016

Downton Abbey Actor in title role of King Charles III

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September 21, 2016

Foro Shakespeare debuta en Chicago

Hoy Noticias interviews Artistic Director Itari Marta on Enamorarse de un incendio, at CST this month.

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September 19, 2016

Shakespeare 400 Chicago This Month

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