Review: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Review: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

This TAMING OF THE SHREW, with its stunning visuals, updated script, and exceptionally talented actresses, brings a fresh new and necessary perspective to one of Shakespeare’s most contentious plays.

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Review: THE TOAD KNEW at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Review: THE TOAD KNEW at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

It’s a strange feeling, drinking a glass of Sprite but thinking it’s water. Neither is better, it’s just not what you thought it would be

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1st Chicago International Latino Theater Launches This Fall

1st Chicago International Latino Theater Launches This Fall

The festival will feature major international companies on the stages of Chicago Shakespeare, Victory Gardens, and Steppenwolf.

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Chicago Shakespeare Has Its MADAGASCAR Cast

Chicago Shakespeare Has Its MADAGASCAR Cast

Chicago Shakespeare Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for their Summer production of MADAGASCAR – A Musical Adventure.

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Cast and Schedule Set for Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

Cast and Schedule Set for Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

Pictured: Past Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks production at Loyola Park. Photo by Julie Stanton. Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced the cast, production team and schedule for the 2017 Chicago Shakespeare in the Park tour of ROMEO AND JULIET. Directed and adapted by Marti Lyons, this free 75 minute abridged performance...

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Chicago Shakespeare’s Unveils a Partial Season Which Includes Performances in New Yard Theater

Chicago Shakespeare’s Unveils a Partial Season Which Includes Performances in New Yard Theater

Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced nine productions for the 2017/18 season which includes the introduction of CST’s new and innovative third performance venue, The Yard.

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CST’s LOVE LABOR’S LOST is Everything Shakespeare Should Be

CST’s LOVE LABOR’S LOST is Everything Shakespeare Should Be

Most of us know or have been that person who’s really into Shakespeare. The enthusiast who often through a bombardment of Elizabethan vocabulary and extreme enthusiasm for iambic pentameter tries to convert the listener to their love of the bard.

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Chicago Shakes Has their SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Cast and Creatives

Chicago Shakes Has their SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Cast and Creatives

Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE based on the Academy Award-winner for Best Picture with screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard.

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Dozens of Chicago Theaters Will Pledge Inclusion and Compassion on Eve of Inauguration

Dozens of Chicago Theaters Will Pledge Inclusion and Compassion on Eve of Inauguration

On Thursday night at 5:30 PM, thousands of theater practitioners will gather outside of hundreds of theaters across the country to participate in a ceremony promising to create a “light for dark times ahead.” The event is called “The Ghostlight Project,” and is organized by many theater luminaries. Inspired by...

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Alt-Rock Concert MACBETH at Thalia Hall for Shakespeare 400

Alt-Rock Concert MACBETH at Thalia Hall for Shakespeare 400

Billed as “a dynamic and feverish production bordering between underground opera and rock concert,” this MACBETH is a music theater deconstruction of one of Shakespeare’s most recognizable works with an original score in English

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