Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, Chicago

4.7
#11 of 158 in Nightlife in Chicago
Theater · Concert / Show
A global theatrical force, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) is known for vibrant productions that reflect Shakespeare’s genius for storytelling, musicality of language, and empathy for the human condition. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and Executive Director Criss Henderson, Chicago Shakespeare has redefined what a great American Shakespeare theater can be, putting forward a company that delights in the unexpected and defies theatrical category. A Regional Tony Award-winning theater, CST produces acclaimed plays at its home on Navy Pier, throughout Chicago’s schools and neighborhoods, and on stages around the world. In 2017, the Theater unveiled a radical new stage, The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare. Together with the Jentes Family Courtyard Theater and the Thoma Theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, The Yard positions CST as the city’s most versatile performing arts venue.
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  • The Comedy of Errors was a fabulous show. That's the short review. Backstory below: My teen daughter is studying Shakespeare as part of an unschooling, self directed curriculum. She has read...  more »
  • I was in Chicago for 4 days and I was right there at Downtown. I visited the Navy Pier twice and I am not sure how I missed the Shakespeare Theater. I feel really sad now that I am back. Navy Pier.....  more »

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