Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, Chicago

4.7
#9 of 160 in Nightlife in Chicago
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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  • Amazing venue - loved the intimate size - had cabaret table right beside the stage - well worth the extra money. Great performance great venue  more »
  • Frankly, given the high quality of the performances at this theatre, and they are not all Shakespeare, I am surprised that this theatre isn't even more popular than it is. Over the past few years, I f...  more »

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