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Tuesday, November 20

7:30 P.M. Q Brothers Christmas Carol

Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL

The hip-hop holiday treat with the bangin' beat returns to The Yard November 20.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Fairies fly, a donkey bursts into song, and love potions change hearts—begins December 6.

THE GIFT OF WORLD-CLASS THEATER

Available in any dollar amount, Gift Certificates are perfect for anyone on your holiday list.

SAVE UP TO 30% ON TICKETS

No matter your schedule, budget or taste, we’ve got a Season Ticket package that’s right for you!

Chicago Shakespeare Slam 2018

High school teams from across the region go toe to toe as nine teams advance to the Final Bout.

US/THEM: January 22–February 3

An exploration of the way children cope with disaster, based on the Beslan school siege.

L’après-midi d’un foehn version 1

Plastic bags take flight in a brilliant metaphor of art and imagination from Compagnie Non Nova.

CST FOR $20

Bringing students and young professionals world-class theater at an everyday price.

Short Shakespeare! MACBETH

A 75-minute abridged production of the classic tragedy for families, on stage February 2019.

GREAT PRICES FOR GROUPS

Book a group of 10 or more and save on a first-class theatrical experience at CST.

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.

HAMLET: COMING SPRING 2019

Raúl Esparza, Award-winning actor of stage and screen, takes on Shakespeare’s most iconic role.

BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS

A World Premiere Musical based on the iconic feature film comes alive on stage in Spring 2019.

ACCESS SHAKESPEARE

Chicago Shakespeare strives to make its facilities and shows accessible to all patrons.

AUDIENCE ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

Attend a pre-show lecture or post-show discussion, or meet the cast in the Pub.

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Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL

The hip-hop holiday treat with the bangin' beat returns to The Yard November 20.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Fairies fly, a donkey bursts into song, and love potions change hearts—begins December 6.

THE GIFT OF WORLD-CLASS THEATER

Available in any dollar amount, Gift Certificates are perfect for anyone on your holiday list.

SAVE UP TO 30% ON TICKETS

No matter your schedule, budget or taste, we’ve got a Season Ticket package that’s right for you!

Chicago Shakespeare Slam 2018

High school teams from across the region go toe to toe as nine teams advance to the Final Bout.

US/THEM: January 22–February 3

An exploration of the way children cope with disaster, based on the Beslan school siege.

L’après-midi d’un foehn version 1

Plastic bags take flight in a brilliant metaphor of art and imagination from Compagnie Non Nova.

CST FOR $20

Bringing students and young professionals world-class theater at an everyday price.

Short Shakespeare! MACBETH

A 75-minute abridged production of the classic tragedy for families, on stage February 2019.

GREAT PRICES FOR GROUPS

Book a group of 10 or more and save on a first-class theatrical experience at CST.

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.

HAMLET: COMING SPRING 2019

Raúl Esparza, Award-winning actor of stage and screen, takes on Shakespeare’s most iconic role.

BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS

A World Premiere Musical based on the iconic feature film comes alive on stage in Spring 2019.

ACCESS SHAKESPEARE

Chicago Shakespeare strives to make its facilities and shows accessible to all patrons.

AUDIENCE ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

Attend a pre-show lecture or post-show discussion, or meet the cast in the Pub.

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Next Performance:

Tuesday, November 20

7:30 P.M. Q Brothers Christmas Carol

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News

October 24, 2018

Chicago Tribune praises “circus at its best”

This show “makes you appreciate the collective, world-changing power of creative risk-taking.” Performances end November 4!

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October 11, 2018

Raúl Esparza to star in Hamlet

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.

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October 1, 2018

“Enchanting exuberance” at “five-star” Nell Gwynn

Stage and Cinema hails, “Scarlett Strallen’s deservedly praised Nell beguiles and seduces everyone in the house.”

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Video: On Stage: Q Brothers Christmas Carol

 

Gallery: A Midsummer Night's Dream Costume Renderings

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