Posts tagged "Chicago Shakespeare Theater"

The Yard: a preview of Chicago Shakespeare Theater's new space

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Executive Director Criss Henderson (at right) and CST Artistic Director Barbara Gaines (left) at Wednesday’s press conference (others left to right) Navy Pier Board Chair William J. Brodsky, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Navy Pier CEO Marilynn Gardner. Photo by Chuck Osgood.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announced at a press conference on Wednesday that they will be adding an innovative new performance space dubbed “The Yard” to their venue. The $35 million project designed by UK-based Charcoalblue and Chicago’s Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture will be built on Navy Pier in the space adjacent to the... Read more »

The Little Mermaid at Chicago Shakespeare Theater: A must sea

The Little Mermaid at Chicago Shakespeare Theater: A must sea
Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s (CST) summer family musical “The Little Mermaid” is a must sea. The story–which most already know, ad nauseum, from multiple viewings of Disney’s 1989 film, “The Little Mermaid”– centers around the mermaid Ariel (the youngest daughter of undersea monarch King Triton) who wants, oh so much, to be a human. Against her... Read more »

Pericles Review at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Pericles Review at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Villains, pirates, goddesses and kings are all part of the tumultuous journey on Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s (CST) stage when “Pericles”, the Prince of Tyre, is forced to flee his land fearing for his life after solving the secret riddle of tyrannical King Antiochus ((Sean Fortunato). An eerie stage décor showcases a half-dozen heads on poles confirming... Read more »
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Free Shakespeare in Chicago Parks: Summer 2012 Calendar of Shakespearean Events.

Free Shakespeare in Chicago Parks: Summer 2012 Calendar of Shakespearean Events.
Chicago, Tuesday, June 12, 2012—Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST), Chicago Park District and The Boeing Company announced today plans to bring Shakespeare, FREE FOR ALL, to community parks across the City of Chicago this summer. From Portage Park to Humboldt Park and Austin to South Shore, this summer from July 29 to August 19, Chicago Shakespeare... Read more »

Chicago's Favorite Places 2012: The Results Are In.

Chicago's Favorite Places 2012: The Results Are In.
Since mid-January, Show Me Chicago has been gathering information from Chicagoans and visitors about their favorite places in the city in honor of the city’s Dodransbicentennial Anniversary on March 4, 2012.  We have been overwhelmed by the passionate responses and the amazing variety of never ending choices that we received.  Today we reveal the top... Read more »

Theater in Chicago 2011: The Results Are In For the 43rd Annual Jeff Equity Awards.

Theater in Chicago 2011: The Results Are In For the 43rd Annual Jeff Equity Awards.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011.  A packed house of who’s who in theater were present last night at the Drury Lane Oakbrook as the 43rd annual Jeff Equity Awards celebrated the best of the best in Chicago Theater. The ceremony featured the awards (listed below) along with live performances from nominated musicals and video performances, special... Read more »
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en route takes the Audience on an Urban Adventure of Chicago Like No Other.

en route takes the Audience on an Urban Adventure of Chicago Like No Other.
Chicago, Monday, August 1, 2011.  en route, the centerpiece of Chicago’s summer tourism initiative Urban Excursions in partnership with Chicago’s Shakespeare Theater, is a unique form of theater devised specifically for the City of Chicago by Australian company one step at a time like this. en route, which originated in the streets of Melbourne, Austrailia... Read more »
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