Posts in category "Chicago Shakespeare Theater"

"Julius Caesar" - Chicago Shakespeare

"Julius Caesar" - Chicago Shakespeare
February 5 – March 24, 2013 Using present-day Washington as a backdrop for this timeless historical drama, Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents a modern staging of one of Shakespeare’s most admired, consistently performed and adaptable plays, Julius Caesar. Acclaimed British director Jonathan Munby—whose work has graced the stages of Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare’s Globe—ignites the... Read more »

Poisonous Canker-Blossoms

Poisonous Canker-Blossoms
Apparently today is “Talk Like Shakespeare Day” here in Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emmanuel has designated April 23rd (Billy Shakes’ 448th birthday) as the day to indulge yourself by using some of The Bard’s colorful vernacular. Luckily for you, celebrated star of British stage and screen Simon Callow is in Being Shakespeare at the Broadway Playhouse... Read more »

Follow Your Nose

Follow Your Nose
Chicago theater is making it really easy to embrace your inner child this summer. You don’t have a problem eating Lucky Charms or watching cartoons. You probably still get excited when you hear an ice cream truck coming down the street. So why are you sticking your nose up at children’s theater? Especially when it’s... Read more »
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Countdown to the Tony Awards! 2 DAYS LEFT!

Only 2 more days until the Tony Awards! This week we’re honoring Chicago’s five Regional Tony Awards (that’s more than any other city!) by taking a look back at what makes each winner so special. Today we celebrate Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the 2008 Regional Tony Award winner. CST has a 48 week season, which means... Read more »

My Naked Weapon is Out

Prithee, good sir, take heed of my words. I love Shakespeare. I mean, LOVE Shakespeare. About 90% of the personal statements that I have written in my life have included a reference to the Bard in one form or another. You know what else I like…winning things. Especially trips to my favorite city (other than... Read more »

A Midsummer Night's Dream performed by Chicago Public Schools

24 Students and Their Teachers from 10 Chicago Public Schools Perform Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s CPS Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream Chicago–September 17, 2009–A 32-person ensemble of 24 high school students and 8 teachers from Chicago Public Schools (CPS) led by a team of Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) artists is preparing for a four-week intensive rehearsal,... Read more »
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The Walworth Farce at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Outrageous Farce and Shocking Truths Share the Stage in The Walworth Farce at Chicago Shakespeare Theater CST’s World’s Stage Series Welcomes Irish Theater Company Druid October 28 through November 1, 2009Chicago–September 18, 2009–Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) welcomes Druid, one of Ireland’s premier theater companies to Chicago with their production of The Walworth Farce, award-winning playwright... Read more »

CST Opens 10th Season on Navy Pier with Richard III

Richard (Wallace Acton) tells Queen Elizabeth (Wendy Robie) his plans to marry her daughter. Photo by Liz Lauren. CST Opens 10th Season on Navy Pier with Richard III September 23 through November 22, 2009 Chicago, September 18, 2009–Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) kicks off the 2009/10 Subscription Series with Richard III, William Shakespeare’s tale of a... Read more »
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