Friday, July 3
|11:00 A.M.||The Little Mermaid|
DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID
This summer, venture under the sea with Ariel in this 75-minute production—begins July 3.
FREE SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKS
Shakespeare's Greatest Hits—a live medley of his most thrilling stories set to today's music.
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The 2015/16 Season celebrates Shakespeare's rich legacy—and all that his genius has inspired.
THE TEMPEST COMING THIS FALL
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
Stratford Festival favorite Dion Johnstone stars in Shakespeare's most intimate tragedy.
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.
June 24, 2015
Chicago Parent recommends Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks for a fun, free day with family and friends.
June 18, 2015
Three hundred and fifty civic, corporate and cultural leaders attended the June 8 fundraiser, benefiting CST's award-winning engagement programs.
June 11, 2015
CST's newly adapted 75-minute production directed by Rachel Rockwell begins July 3.
June 8, 2015
The Spirit of Shakespeare award is bestowed on civic and artisitic honorees at CST's event supporting Shakespeare in urban communities.
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 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.
May 11, 2015
Artistic Director Barbara Gaines is recognized in this Michigan Avenue Magazine feature.
April 28, 2015
Creators and cast talk about developing a brand new musical from Austen's beloved novel.
April 25, 2015
FREE for all, Shakespeare's Greatest Hits tours to 17 neighborhood parks this summer. View the schedule.
April 15, 2015
Join CST for a special presentation of Ang Lee’s 1995 film adaptation of Sense and Sensibility on April 27.
March 25, 2015
Check out the exciting lineup—from innovative reimagined classics to bold new works developed at CST.
March 10, 2015
UAE audiences delight in the CST and Q Brothers’ hip-hop original
February 25, 2015
Acclaimed Scottish Playwright David Greig on his imagined sequel to Macbeth
January 14, 2015
Short Shakespeare! Macbeth director discusses inspiring students through theater.
Watch & Listen
Video: Touring Shakespeare to Community Schools
Gallery: Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks 2014