Archive for March 2016

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 »

Ravinia Festival: Hot list for 2016 season

Ravinia Festival: Hot list for 2016 season
Ravinia Festival, North America’s oldest music festival, just announced its line-up for their 2016 season that features more than 140 events—up from 120 for 2015. The summer season kicks off June 2 and runs through September 11. This year’s concerts run the gamut from Yo-Yo Ma to Train to the 80th anniversary summer residency of The... Read more »
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