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Disney's The Little Mermaid

A 75-minute musical adventure for the whole family—playing now through August 16.

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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

Renowned British director Jonathan Munby takes on Shakespeare's most intimate tragedy.

COMING IN 2016: TUG OF WAR

A landmark six-play Shakespeare history cycle from Artistic Director Barbara Gaines.

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CST shares its unique brand of storytelling with audiences around the world.

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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.

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Learn about drama-based teaching strategies for engaging your students with Shakespeare.

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Disney's The Little Mermaid

A 75-minute musical adventure for the whole family—playing now through August 16.

FREE SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKS

Shakespeare's Greatest Hits—a live medley of his most thrilling stories set to today's music.

SUBSCRIBE TODAY, SAVE ALL YEAR

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

Renowned British director Jonathan Munby takes on Shakespeare's most intimate tragedy.

COMING IN 2016: TUG OF WAR

A landmark six-play Shakespeare history cycle from Artistic Director Barbara Gaines.

CST ON TOUR

CST shares its unique brand of storytelling with audiences around the world.

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.

BARD CORE CURRICULUM

Learn about drama-based teaching strategies for engaging your students with Shakespeare.

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The Little Mermaid

ASL Duo-interpreted

Audio-described with optional Touch Tour

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July 7, 2015

The Q Brothers at the National Alliance for Musical Theatre

CST commission Othello: The Remix will be featured at the 27th Annual Festival of New Musicals in New York City.

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July 1, 2015

Kids Activities at Disney's The Little Mermaid

On Thursdays and Fridays, kids are invited to create “Under the Sea Mobiles” in the Theater Lobby with Chicago Children’s Museum art educators

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June 24, 2015

Named in the Top 5 No-Cost Summer Events for Families

Chicago Parent recommends Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks for a fun, free day with family and friends. 

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