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Chesapeake Shakespeare Company To Present MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR This Summer

Experience an enchanting evening of bluegrass music and Shakespearean theater under the stars at the historic Howard County ruins.
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Celebrates 10 Years in Baltimore and Announces Its 2024-2025 Season

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of CSC in Baltimore with their 2024-2025 season. Discover the exciting lineup of shows and join the festivities marking a decade of exceptional theater.
10 Baltimore Theaters To Present August Wilson's American Century Cycle From 2024-2027

Ten theater companies in Baltimore are undertaking an unprecedented joint project with the 3-year BALTIMORE AUGUST WILSON CELEBRATION, which will present the late, legendary playwright's August Wilson American Century Cycle of plays in another first.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) continues its annual holiday tradition by presenting a Baltimore-inspired version of A Christmas Carol. Last year CSC debuted a brand-new adaptation of the holiday classic to their audience.
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's Black Classical Acting Ensemble Returns With MACBETH

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s (CSC) Black Classical Acting Ensemble (BCAE) will present Macbeth this summer in the historic ruins of the Patapsco Female Institute. A riveting tale of ambition and murder, Macbeth runs June 16 - July 23, with previews June 14-15. Press night is on June 16. 
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Extends HAMLET

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company has extended its popular spring production, Hamlet. Due to overwhelming demand, the company is adding performances to the run of this mesmerizing show.
Tightened and Thrilling HAMLET at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

I think the minimalism and starkness is intended to be clarifying; we are meant to be focused on the hearts of the various intertwined stories Shakespeare presents, and perhaps less distracted by other things going on at the very large periphery the playwright has laid out. Whatever the purpose, we find ourselves deeply drawn in, so that by the time all the bodies bestrew the stage at the end, the horror and the catharsis of it all has not only engulfed us – but thrilled us as well.
AS YOU LIKE IT, ROMEO AND JULIET, and More Set For Chesapeake Shakespeare's 2023/24 Season

Following an exhilarating 20th anniversary season, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) has announced a line-up of five iconic productions for 2023-24. CSC presents RULE-BREAKERS, a celebration of mavericks.  Learn more about the full lineup here!
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Presents HAMLET Next Month

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) continues its 20th Anniversary season with Shakespeare’s greatest play, Hamlet, directed by Eleanor Holdridge. Revenge, deception, and the determined search for self-discovery propel this timeless masterpiece that continues to exhilarate audiences after four centuries.

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) continues its 20th anniversary season with the fast-paced, clever, crowd-pleasing comedy, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised] [Again], directed by CSC Founding Artistic Director Ian Gallanar.
Baltimore Director Uses Award Money To Start Fund For Latin American And Caribbean Shakespeare Companies

On Saturday, January 7, 2023, Ian Gallanar, Founding Artistic Director of the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC), received the 2023 Sandra and Sidney Berger Award at the annual Shakespeare Theatre Association (STA) Conference.  

What did our critic think of PLAY IS THE THING FOR GUESTS OF CSC’S CAPULET COSTUME BALL, HONORING THEATER COMPANY’S 20TH at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company?
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Presents A New Baltimore-Inspired Adaptation Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) continues its 20th anniversary season with a brand-new adaptation of the holiday classic, A Christmas Carol.
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Announces 20th Anniversary Gala: A Capulet Costume Ball

Baltimore's CHESAPEAKE SHAKESPEARE COMPANY has announced its upcoming Gala --  its first-ever Capulet Costume Ball, according to Lesley Malin, CSC's Producing Executive Director.   
A Pretty-Much Perfect TWELFTH NIGHT at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

There’s so much to like in Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s current revival of Twelfth Night, a production that succeeds in big things and small, that I can’t imagine any spectator walking away unsatisfied. What did our critic think of TWELFTH NIGHT at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company?
TWELFTH NIGHT Kicks Off Chesapeake Shakespeare' Company's 20 Anniversary Season

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company kicks off a year-long celebration of their 20th anniversary by restaging its very first production as a professional troupe, William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Twelfth Night runs from Sept. 30-Oct. 23, 2022, with previews Sept. 28-29, and press night on the 30th.
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in June and July

 Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (CSC) announces the beloved Shakespeare romantic comedy Much Ado About Nothing as its 2022 outdoor show at Patapsco Female Institute (PFI) Historic Park in Ellicott City, with performances June 15 through July 24, 2022.
BWW Review: A Great, Problematic Ride: HENRY V at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

To put the biggest problem in contemporary terms, terms which doubtless occurred to many members of the audience besides just me: Is this a play about Zelensky or is it a play about Putin? You can characterize it as the story of a small army’s gallant victory against a much larger and better-equipped force, or you can talk about it as the story of an unprovoked invasion of a sovereign foreign land in service of an improbable abstract notion of the invading country’s imperial rights.
William Shakespeare's HENRY V Returns to Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company continues its 19th Season with William Shakespeare's historical epic, Henry V, directed by Alec Wild.
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Announces 19th Season Lineup Through Summer 2022

On the heels of its annual holiday presentation of A Christmas Carol, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company will resume a regular production schedule in 2022 with three shows to comprise their 19th season.

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