Red Velvet

December 1, 2017

January 21, 2018

CST's Courtyard Theater

by Lolita Chakrabarti
directed by Gary Griffin

Free Enrichment Programs

Open Door Programs: Red Velvet


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.

  • Saturday, December 16 at 2:00pm: Ira Murfin

  • Sunday, December 17 at 1:00pm: Regina Buccola

  • Saturday, December 23 at 2:00pm: Sara B.T. Thiel

  • Saturday, December 30 at 2:00pm: Sara B.T. Thiel                                      

  • Saturday, January 6 at 2:00pm: Casey Caldwell

  • Sunday, January 7 at 1:00pm: Regina Buccola

  • Saturday, January 13 at 2:00pm: Ira Murfin

  • Sunday, January 14 at 1:00pm: Regina Buccola

  • Saturday, January 20 at 2:00pm: Regina Buccola

  • Sunday, January 21 at 1:00pm: Casey Caldwell

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, January 5 at 6:30 p.m.

  • Friday, January 19 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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