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. Now through November 8.
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A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol
A cheeky take on Dickens' classic, this critically acclaimed holiday hit returns November 28.
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.
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.
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October 1, 2015
Terry Teachout lauds The Tempest's incomparable Prospero, "Once again Mr. Yando outdoes himself..."
September 24, 2015
Chicago Tribune spoke with CST's Artistic Director about directing The Marriage of Figaro at Lyric Opera.
September 16, 2015
The silent half of Penn & Teller) speaks to the Chicago Tribune about co-directing Shakespeare's magical tale.
September 15, 2015
Chicago Tribune's Chris Jones picks the U.S. premier of the new musical Ride the Cyclone as a must see.
September 10, 2015
The Reader explores directors Aaron Posener and Teller's unique approach to The Tempest.
September 3, 2015
Chicago on the Aisle explores a "once in a lifetime" show, kicking off a season of theater like no other.
August 21, 2015
A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol and Sense and Sensibility are both nominated for the much coveted New Work Award.
August 17, 2015
Before their closing weekend, the cast of Disney's The Little Mermaid made a visit to Lurie Children's Hosptial.
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 29, 2015
An interview on CST's successful 4th year of free performances throughout city parks.
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 14, 2015
CST Executive Director Criss Henderson named among top Chicago arts leaders by Complex Magazine.
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