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Wednesday, January 23
|6:30 P.M.||L’après-midi d’un foehn Version 1
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
New block of tickets on sale now—extended by popular demand through February 3.
US/THEM ends February 3
The internationally acclaimed Us/Them explores the way children cope with extreme situations.
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L’après-midi d’un foehn version 1
Plastic bags take flight in a brilliant metaphor of art and imagination from Compagnie Non Nova.
Short Shakespeare! MACBETH
A 75-minute abridged production of the classic tragedy for families, on stage February 2019.
An Inspector Calls: Spring 2019
The National Theatre of Great Britain’s award-winning thriller visits in a limited engagement.
TWO PINTS: March 6–31
Two blokes share a pint in Booker Prize-winning Irish novelist Roddy Doyle’s intimate dialogue.
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE MAY 14
The wives of Henry VIII join forces for an electrifying musical celebration of empowerment.
HAMLET: COMING SPRING 2019
Raúl Esparza, Award-winning actor of stage and screen, takes on Shakespeare’s most iconic role.
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January 15, 2019
Be among the first to book your seat for the North American Premiere of SIX, on stage beginning May 14: tickets start at just $32.
January 10, 2019
Joe Dowling’s enchanting production has been extended through February 3: new block of tickets on sale now.
December 4, 2018
Alexandra Silber shares her memories of Chicago theater growing up, and why playing Titania in Joe Dowling’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is like coming home.
November 29, 2018
Q Brothers Collective swung by WCIU’s The Jam with a performance of “Ghost of Christmas Past.”
October 24, 2018
This show “makes you appreciate the collective, world-changing power of creative risk-taking.” Performances end November 4!
October 11, 2018
Four time Tony Award-nominee and Law and Order: SVU alum Raúl Esparza will take the lead in Artistic Director Barbara Gaines’ staging this spring.
September 17, 2018
"A stunner of a show and here only through Sept. 22. So you can’t wait around. It is performed in such bravura fashion, you likely will be floored"
September 10, 2018
CST's nominations include Best Production of a Large Play for Macbeth, and Best Ensemble in a Play for The Taming of the Shrew.
August 29, 2018
The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare took home top honors in Engineering News-Record’s 2018 Best Projects Awards, Cultural/Worship category.
August 7, 2018
Chicago Tribune praises Barbara Gaines’s production, on tour to parks across the city through August 26.
July 30, 2018
Block Club Chicago suggests this summer’s parks tour as "a unique night out for a date or family outing.”
July 24, 2018
Deaf actor Richard Costes portrays Snout in this year’s Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
July 6, 2018
Chicago Sun-Times praises the “eye-popping flight sequences, bang-up dance numbers and emotionally true performances.”
June 8, 2018
"It gives me the chance to pay tribute to Chicago Shakespeare Theater. I'm a huge fan of Chicago theater."