Road Show

March 13

May 4, 2014

Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare

music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
book by John Weidman
directed by Gary Griffin

Open Door Programs

A half-hour lecture scheduled one hour before the curtain on selected weekend dates, the Pre•Amble examines a CST production both from the point of view of scholarship and performance. This program is free and no reservations are necessary. Dates, times and presenting scholar subject to change.

Pre•Ambles for Road Show

  • Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. – Ira Murfin (lecture will also include Gypsy)
  • Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. – Ira Murfin (lecture will also include Gypsy)
  • Friday, March 28 at 6:45 p.m. – Stephen Bennett
  • Saturday, March 29 at 2:00 p.m. – Stephen Bennett
  • Sunday, March 30 at 1:00 p.m. – Stephen Bennett
  • Saturday, April 5 at 2:00 p.m. – Stephen Bennett
  • Sunday, April 6 at 1:00 p.m. – Ira Murfin
  • Saturday, April 12 at 2:00 p.m. – Bea Bosco
  • Sunday, April 13 at 1:00 p.m. – Ira Murfin
  • Sunday, April 20 at 1:00 p.m. – Bea Bosco

Pub Cast Call
Patrons are invited to join several members of the cast an hour before curtain in the Pub to informally discuss the production that evening. Cast Calls are free of charge and no reservations are necessary.

  • Friday, April 11, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

Talk Backs
Chicago Shakespeare's post-show discussions provide audience members the opportunity to ask the cast questions about the performance they have just experienced. These half-hour discussions are facilitated by a member of CST's Education Department. Talk backs are held after every weekday matinee performance.

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