- Tug of War: Civil Strife
Henry VI Parts 2 and 3, Richard III
- Company Theatre Mumbai's
- Shanghai Jingju Theatre Company's
The Revenge of Prince Zi Dan (Hamlet)
at The Harris Theater
- CHICAGO PREMIERE
King Charles III
The Complete Deaths
- Shakespeare Tonight!
- WORLD PREMIERE
The Book of Joseph
- Love's Labor's Lost
- The Lincoln Squares'
- CHICAGO PREMIERE
Shakespeare in Love
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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.
FROM INDIA: PIYA BEHRUPIYA
An award-winning Hindi translation of Twelfth Night is in town September 27+29.
THE REVENGE OF PRINCE ZI DAN
Shanghai Jingju Theatre reinterprets Hamlet September 28+29 at The Harris Theater.
A SPACE FOR THE IMAGINATION
Learn about our expanded campus and the transformative campaign making it possible.
Chicago Celebrates Shakespeare
In 2016 CST spearheads an international yearlong arts festival all across the city.
CHICAGO PREMIERE: KING CHARLES III
2015 Olivier Award winning play hailed “flat out brilliant” by The New York Times.
A one-night-only cabaret event with music from the great American songbook—December 5.
LIMITED ENGAGEMENT SOLD OUT
Tickets for Cheek by Jowl's production of The Winter's Tale are no longer available.
Award-winning artists return
unpathed waters, undreamed shores—a site-responsive, pedestrian-based event in 2016.
WORLD PREMIERE IN WINTER 2017
Artistic Director Barbara Gaines stages the moving, humorous drama The Book of Joseph.
LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST
Studies give way to amorous letters and vows in the Bard’s witty satire on young love.
This 75-minute abridgment of Romeo and Juliet is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare.
Chicago's The Lincoln Squares explore a story of betrayal, loss, love and obsession.
September 22, 2016
Robert Bathurst, known for playing Sir Anthony Strallan, will lead an exceptional cast in this fall's Chicago premiere.
September 21, 2016
Hoy Noticias interviews Artistic Director Itari Marta on Enamorarse de un incendio, at CST this month.
September 14, 2016
Bon Appetit presents Chicago Gourmet's Grand Cru takes place September 24 + 25 as part of Shakespeare 400 Chicago.
September 7, 2016
Chicago Tribune's Chris Jones calls this fall's Chicago premiere "especially promising".
August 29, 2016
Splash Magazine lauds Song of the Goat's "compelling distillation" of King Lear—"a fresh and innovative take on a classic."
August 22, 2016
Chicago Tribune talks with CST Company Manager Dan Hess about how actors live when visiting for a production.
August 9, 2016
ABC News speaks with the actor on playing High Sparrow and Shylock.
August 1, 2016
Theater Zuidpool brings Macbeth to life at Thalia Hall in a music theater deconstruction of one of Shakespeare’s most recognizable works.
July 22, 2016
The Viola Project, part of Shakespeare 400 Chicago, offers girls Shakespeare free workshops teaching them to own and use their voices.
July 14, 2016
Businesses take Shakespeare-themed names to mark the Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks 2016 Tour.
July 8, 2016
Third Coast Review explores the yearlong international celebration with festival producer Doreen Sayegh.
July 5, 2016
KPBS San Diego interviews CST Artistic Director Barbara Gaine on directing Sense and Sensibility at the Old Globe.
June 13, 2016
The Guardian (UK) lauds Tug of War, "This gripping take on the history plays is rocking Chicago."
June 7, 2016
Make It Better explores the cornucopia of delicious offerings in Culinary Complete Works.
Watch & Listen
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