Thursday, October 8
|7:30 P.M.||Ride the Cyclone|
THE TEMPEST: "MAGIC PERSONIFIED"
Limited seats remain for this acclaimed production playing now through November 8.
U.S. PREMIERE OF RIDE THE CYCLONE
"Quirky and beautiful, it's Glee meets Survivor" raves Globe and Mail. Through November 8.
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CPS Shakespeare! Macbeth
This award-winning program celebrates its 10th year with performances November 6 & 7.
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.
A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol
A cheeky take on Dickens' classic, this critically acclaimed holiday hit returns November 28.
COMING IN 2016: TUG OF WAR
An electrifying adaptation of six Shakespeare plays 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.
October 8, 2015
" Deliciously fresh, inventive and irreverent... it leaves you grinning ear to ear." –Time Out Chicago
October 1, 2015
Terry Teachout lauds The Tempest's incomparable Prospero, "Once again Mr. Yando outdoes himself..."
September 17, 2015
The Chicago actor opens up about personifying the parallels of Shakespeare and Prospero.
September 16, 2015
The silent half of Penn & Teller) speaks to the Chicago Tribune about co-directing Shakespeare's magical tale.
August 31, 2015
Take a moment to check out CST’s current newsletter—a digest of notable events, plays and players.
September 10, 2015
The Reader explores directors Aaron Posener and Teller's unique approach to The Tempest.
August 26, 2015
Criss Henderson talks about helping build CST after college and giving back with the Arts Leadership Program.
August 21, 2015
A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol and Sense and Sensibility are both nominated for the much coveted New Work Award.
August 11, 2015
The Chicago Tribune lauds CST's Access program offering ASL-duo interpretation, audio-description, open captioning, touch tours and more.
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 22, 2015
Triple threat Matthew Uzarraga talks about playing Flounder in Disney's The Little Mermaid, career plans, and learning to skate in wheelies.
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 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.
Watch & Listen
Video: Preview The Tempest
Gallery: Meet "The Choir" of Ride the Cyclone