Chicago Shakespeare Announces 19/20 Season and Directors

Chicago Shakespeare Announces 19/20 Season and Directors

Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced its 19/20 season lineup.

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Chicago Shakespeare Announces Cast for SIX Premiere

Chicago Shakespeare Announces Cast for SIX Premiere

Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced the cast for the North American premiere of SIX by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, in which the six ex-wives of King Henry VIII are headlining a pop-concert spectacle. The flexible Yard theater will be transformed into a rocking concert venue, where Tom Curran’s score...

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Review: FIGHT NIGHT at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Review: FIGHT NIGHT at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Pictured: Ensemble of FIGHT NIGHT. Photo by Yvon Poncelet. By Marie Warner FIGHT NIGHT at Chicago Shakespeare Theater is a theater experience unlike any other. Visiting Belgian company Ontroerend Goed has created a work that will challenge your preconceived notions about the political system in a new and engaging way....

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Review: NELL GWYNN at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Review: NELL GWYNN at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

This visit back to Bridges Street and Pall Mall is a light, playful, and beautiful confection.

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Chicago Shakespeare Announces 21-Member Cast of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

Chicago Shakespeare Announces 21-Member Cast of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced the cast and creative team for Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM.

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Chicago Shakespeare Announces NELL GWYNN Cast

Chicago Shakespeare Announces NELL GWYNN Cast

Photo: Timothy Edward Kane is King Charles II and Scarlett Strallen is Nell Gwynn in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s production of NELL GWYNN  Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced the cast for the U.S. premiere of Jessica Swale’s comedy NELL GWYNN, running September 20 – November 4 in the Courtyard Theater. The music- and dance-filled play...

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Chicago Shakespeare Announces PETER PAN Cast and Designers

Chicago Shakespeare Announces PETER PAN Cast and Designers

Pictured: Johnny Shea and Elizabeth Stenholt. Photo by Michael Brosilow. Chicago Shakespeare Theatre has announced the cast and production team for the summer family musical production of PETER PAN – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE based on the novel by J.M. Barrie and featuring a score by George Stiles and lyrics by...

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Chicago Shakespeare Announces MIDSUMMER in the Parks Tour Dates and Cast

Chicago Shakespeare Announces MIDSUMMER in the Parks Tour Dates and Cast

Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced the cast and schedule for its free Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks tour of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, adapted and directed by founder and artistic director Barbara Gaines. The production will tour to 18 neighborhood parks across the city July 25–August 26.

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Review: MARY STUART at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Review: MARY STUART at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Friedrich Schiller’s 1800 classic, MARY STUART, given a sharp and gorgeous reimagining by playwright Peter Oswald, director Jenn Thompson, and Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the two opposing monarchs wage a war of words and power that fuels their drive to become the unquestioned sovereign of their nations, no matter the cost.

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