Wednesday, July 29
|11:00 A.M.||The Little Mermaid
|6:30 P.M.||Shakespeare's Greatest Hits|
Disney's The Little Mermaid
"Highly recommended" raves Chicago Sun-Times—now playing 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 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 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.
June 18, 2015
Three hundred and fifty civic, corporate and cultural leaders attended the June 8 fundraiser, benefiting CST's award-winning engagement programs.
May 29, 2015
Take a moment to check out CST’s current newsletter—a digest of notable events, plays and players.
June 8, 2015
The Spirit of Shakespeare award is bestowed on civic and artisitic honorees at CST's event supporting Shakespeare in urban communities.
June 2, 2015
Actors Megan McGinnis and Sharon Rietkerk talk to The Chicagoist about embodying women from such a different time and society.
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 11, 2015
Artistic Director Barbara Gaines is recognized in this Michigan Avenue Magazine feature.
May 4, 2015
Chicago Sun-Times raves "a flawless world premiere...This could be sent straight to Broadway."
April 25, 2015
FREE for all, Shakespeare's Greatest Hits tours to 17 neighborhood parks this summer. View the schedule.
April 20, 2015
CPS Director of Arts Education and author Bill Strickland will discuss the importance of art in schools.
Watch & Listen
Video: Disney's The Little Mermaid Montage
Gallery: Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks 2014