Sunday, July 5
|11:00 A.M.||The Little Mermaid
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.
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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.
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.
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.
May 29, 2015
Take a moment to check out CST’s current newsletter—a digest of notable events, plays and players.
June 11, 2015
CST's newly adapted 75-minute production directed by Rachel Rockwell begins July 3.
June 2, 2015
Actors Megan McGinnis and Sharon Rietkerk talk to The Chicagoist about embodying women from such a different time and society.
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 18, 2015
Check out Reimagining School: The Essential Role of the Arts in Education, featuring Bill Strickland and Evan Plummer.
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 4, 2015
Chicago Sun-Times raves "a flawless world premiere...This could be sent straight to Broadway."
April 28, 2015
Creators and cast talk about developing a brand new musical from Austen's beloved novel.
April 20, 2015
CPS Director of Arts Education and author Bill Strickland will discuss the importance of art in schools.
April 15, 2015
Join CST for a special presentation of Ang Lee’s 1995 film adaptation of Sense and Sensibility on April 27.
March 19, 2015
CST Announces the signature fundraising event supporting Chicago Shakespeare in Urban Communities.
March 10, 2015
UAE audiences delight in the CST and Q Brothers’ hip-hop original
Watch & Listen
Video: Touring Shakespeare to Community Schools
Gallery: Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks 2014