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Chicago Shakespeare Theater

 
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Productions

 
[US Tour, 2015]
Producer
 
[West End, 2003]
Producer
 
[Regional (US), 2001]
Producer

Photos

The company of Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s production of Macbeth Photo

The company of Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s production of Macbeth

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Date:
04/27/2018
Jordan Brown, Gilbert Domally Photo

Jordan Brown, Gilbert Domally

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Date:
07/14/2017
Stephen Schellhardt, Gilbert Domally, Jordan Brown, Lisa Estridge Photo

Stephen Schellhardt, Gilbert Domally, Jordan Brown, Lisa Estridge

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07/14/2017
Erica Stephan, Leah Morrow, Tony Carter, Adrienne Storrs Photo

Erica Stephan, Leah Morrow, Tony Carter, Adrienne Storrs

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Date:
07/14/2017

 

Stage

Productions

[US Tour, 2015]
Producer

[West End, 2003]
Producer

[Regional (US), 2001]
Producer


Chicago Shakespeare Theater Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Regional Theater Tony Award Gold Star
Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Chicago, IL

Chicago Shakespeare Theater News

Meet The Cast Of THE RAINMAKER At Peninsula Players Theatre Photo Meet The Cast Of THE RAINMAKER At Peninsula Players Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2022

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon, is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team for the suspense-filled 'Write Me a Murder' by Frederick Knott.

Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres & Photo Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced its 35th Season! A partnership with one of this city’s leading Black theatre companies. A homegrown holiday hearth-warmer. Two original CHI-made works each featuring unconventional central characters. A twirl around five extraordinary homespun districts, and more.

Jordan Tyson, Joy Woods, John Cardoza, Ryan Vasquez & More to Star in THE NOTEBOOK Wo Photo Jordan Tyson, Joy Woods, John Cardoza, Ryan Vasquez & More to Star in THE NOTEBOOK World Premiere Musical
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announced the cast and creative team for the highly anticipated world premiere of The Notebook, a new musical based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks that inspired the iconic film.

Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks to Present SHAKESFEST with Pop-Up Performances Photo Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks to Present SHAKESFEST with Pop-Up Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater will join with arts partners in Austin, Chinatown, Englewood, Little Village, West Town/Ukrainian Village, and West Pullman to present this summer’s Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks event—ShakesFest: A Chicago Shakespeare Community Cabaret.

James Vincent Meredith to Join THE MINUTES on Broadway Photo James Vincent Meredith to Join THE MINUTES on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

THE MINUTES by Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts, directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, will welcome celebrated actor James Vincent Meredith (The Skin of Our Teeth, The Book of Mormon) back to Big Cherry.

Raven Theatre to Open 40th Anniversary Season with PRIVATE LIVES Photo Raven Theatre to Open 40th Anniversary Season with PRIVATE LIVES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

Raven Theatre, Chicago’s newest Equity-affiliated theatre, will open its 40th Anniversary Season with a fresh take on Noël Coward’s iconic 1930 comedy Private Lives, directed by Ian Frank, playing September 29 – November 13, 2022 on Raven’s 85-seat East Stage.

Chicago Premiere of YOGA PLAY & More Announced for Strawdog Theatre Company 2022-2023 Photo Chicago Premiere of YOGA PLAY & More Announced for Strawdog Theatre Company 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

Strawdog Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Kamille Dawkins*, is welcoming back audiences for its 35th season, “Propellant,” featuring a Chicago premiere, a new twist on a comedy classic and the return of a holiday favorite.

Shereen Pimentel and More Join CAMELOT at the Muny Photo Shereen Pimentel and More Join CAMELOT at the Muny
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2022

Joining the previously announced principal cast is Shereen Pimentel (Guenevere/Reveler), Evan Ruggiero (Sir Dinadan/Reveler), Daryl Tofa (Sir Lionel/Reveler), Sarah Quinn Taylor (Sir Sagramore/Reveler), Riley Carter Adams (Tom of Warwick/Reveler), and Barrett Riggins (Mordred/Squire Dap/Reveler).

Kristi J Martens Named Managing Director of Mercury Theater Chicago Photo Kristi J Martens Named Managing Director of Mercury Theater Chicago
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

Mercury Theater Chicago has announced Kristi J. Martens as its new managing director. Martens, who has been the production stage manager at Mercury Theater Chicago for the past ten years, joins the leadership team of Artistic Director Christopher Chase Carter and Executive Producers L. Walter Stearns and Eugene Dizon. 

Kyla Stone, Patti Murin, and More Will Lead LEGALLY BLONDE at the Muny Photo Kyla Stone, Patti Murin, and More Will Lead LEGALLY BLONDE at the Muny
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022

The Muny announced today the cast for LEGALLY BLONDE including Kyla Stone, Fergie Phillipe, Patti Murin & more. Meet the cast and find out how to get tickets today!

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Videos

VIDEO: First Look at ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL at 
Chicago Shakespeare Theater VideoVIDEO: First Look at ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is presenting William Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well in the Courtyard Theater through May 29, 2022.  

VIDEO: First Look at GREASE at the Marriott Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at GREASE at the Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2020

Marriott Theatre presents GREASE, previewing Wednesday, January 15th, at 7:30 p.m., opening on Wednesday, January 22nd at 7:30 p.m. and closing Sunday, March 15th.

Exclusive Video: First Look at the Cast of THE KING'S SPEECH at Chicago Shakespeare T VideoExclusive Video: First Look at the Cast of THE KING'S SPEECH at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 19, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare's production of The King's Speech is now on stage and we've got an exclusive first look at the production!

Video: First Look at the Cast of THE KING'S SPEECH at Chicago Shakespeare Theater VideoVideo: First Look at the Cast of THE KING'S SPEECH at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by Paul Smith - Sep 10, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare's production of The King's Speech begins performances September 12, and they've released a special first look at the cast!

Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: CURSED CHILD's Matt Mueller and Nadia Brown Make Mag VideoBackstage Bite with Katie Lynch: CURSED CHILD's Matt Mueller and Nadia Brown Make Magic in the Kitchen!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 16, 2019

In this episode, Katie is joined in the kitchen by two stars of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Matt Mueller and Nadia Brown. Check out the recipe for Katie's Tasty Tricky Truffles below!

VIDEO: Kyle Schwarber Attends MIRACLE, The Cubs Inspired Musical, and Sings The Seven VideoVIDEO: Kyle Schwarber Attends MIRACLE, The Cubs Inspired Musical, and Sings The Seventh Inning Stretch
by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2019

Last night, Chicago Cubs star Kyle Schwarber attended MIRACLE, the hit Chicago Cubs inspired musical, currently running at the Royal George Theatre (1641 N. Halsted Street). Set against the backdrop of the Chicago Cubs 2016 championship season, Schwarber sang the seventh inning stretch during intermission.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At SIX the Musical in Chicago VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At SIX the Musical in Chicago
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater North American premiere of SIX THE MUSCAL in The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare, now on stage through June 30, 2019. Get a first look at new video of the show!

VIDEO: The Queens Of SIX Head Into Rehearsal At Chicago Shakespeare Theatre VideoVIDEO: The Queens Of SIX Head Into Rehearsal At Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 10, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents the North American premiere of SIX THE MUSCAL in The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare, May 14-June 30, 2019. Get a look at the show in rehearsal below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Asolo Rep's SWEENEY TODD VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Asolo Rep's SWEENEY TODD
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Asolo Repertory Theatre's SWEENEY TODD. The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. It is directed and choreographed by Peter Rothstein, who helmed the theatre's critically acclaimed 2018 production of Ragtime. Featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, a book by Hugh Wheeler and from an adaptation by Christopher Bond, this musical masterwork and global phenomenon previews May 1 - 3, opens May 4 and runs through June 1.

BWW TV: Go Behind the Scenes of the SIX Photoshoot VideoBWW TV: Go Behind the Scenes of the SIX Photoshoot
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater stages the new musical SIX, written by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, which makes its North American premiere in The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare, May 14-June 30, 2019.


Chicago Shakespeare Theater Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Chicago Shakespeare Theater been nominated for?
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