Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Chicago Shakespeare Theater
800 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
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Located on the edge of the lakefront on Navy Pier, the Chicago Shakespeare Theater seats 525. Standing seven stories tall, this courtyard style theater includes a studio theater, its own parking, a beautiful English-style garden, and even a skyline room reserved for special events.

Current Productions

The Enigmatist

Final performance: June 30, 2024

Corduroy

Final performance: July 14, 2024

Past Productions

Antony and Cleopatra

Closed: December 12, 1999

Hamlet! The Musical

Closed: August 20, 2000

The Two Gentleman of Verona

Closed: November 11, 2000

The Herbal Bed

Closed: December 10, 2000

The Tempest

Closed: June 16, 2002

Showtime 2002!

Closed: May 20, 2002

The Bombitty of Errors

Closed: September 1, 2002

The Wizard of Oz

Closed: August 18, 2002

Love’s Labor’s Lost

Closed: November 17, 2002

Julius Caesar

Closed: February 23, 2003

The Winter’s Tale

Closed: June 1, 2003

Romeo & Juliet

Closed: May 12, 2003

Do Not Go Gentle

Closed: May 4, 2003

The Alchemist

Closed: May 12, 2003

Fuente Ovejuna

Closed: June 2, 2003

Little Mermaid

Closed: August 17, 2003

The Taming of the Shrew

Closed: November 23, 2003

A Little Night Music

Closed: February 15, 2004

The Molière Comedies

Closed: February 21, 2004

King John

Closed: June 6, 2004

Peter Pan

Closed: August 15, 2004

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Closed: November 21, 2004

Measure for Measure

Closed: March 20, 2005

Kabuki Lady Macbeth

Closed: May 1, 2005

Romeo and Juliet

Closed: June 19, 2005

Romeo and Juliet the Musical

Closed: September 4, 2005

The Comedy of Errors

Closed: August 13, 2005

The Merchant of Venice

Closed: November 12, 2005

Bright Abyss

Closed: November 19, 2005

Much Ado About Nothing

Closed: February 26, 2006

Macbeth

Closed: April 23, 2006

A Flea in Her Ear

Closed: April 23, 2006

Hecuba

Closed: June 18, 2006

Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2

Closed: June 18, 2006

Hamlet

Closed: November 18, 2006

The Two Noble Kinsmen

Closed: December 17, 2006

Twelfth Night

Closed: December 3, 2006

The Three Musketeers

Closed: February 18, 2007

Marionette Macbeth

Closed: March 25, 2007

Troilus and Cressida

Closed: June 24, 2007

Cymbeline

Closed: November 11, 2007

Passion

Closed: November 11, 2007

Farewell Umbrella

Closed: December 1, 2007

Saint Joan

Closed: January 20, 2008

Othello

Closed: April 6, 2008

Romeo & Juliet

Closed: April 5, 2008

The Comedy of Errors

Closed: June 29, 2008

Willy Wonka

Closed: August 17, 2008

Amadeus

Closed: November 9, 2008

Edward II

Closed: November 9, 2008

The Investigation

Closed: January 31, 2009

Sweet William

Closed: February 22, 2009

Rod Blagojevich Superstar!

Closed: September 6, 2009

Twelfth Night

Closed: June 7, 2009

Being Shakespeare

Closed: April 29, 2012

A History of Everything

Closed: June 3, 2012

Black Watch

Closed: October 21, 2012

The School for Lies

Closed: January 20, 2013

Leave it to Ludwig

Closed: January 20, 2013

Julius Caesar

Closed: March 24, 2013

Cadre

Closed: February 24, 2013

Romeo and Juliet

Closed: March 23, 2013

Othello: The Remix

Closed: June 15, 2013

Henry VIII

Closed: June 16, 2013

Roadkill

Closed: May 26, 2013

Inner Voices

Closed: June 29, 2013

Cyrano de Bergerac

Closed: November 10, 2013

A Q Brothers’ Christmas Carol

Closed: December 22, 2013

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Closed: January 19, 2014

Gypsy

Closed: March 23, 2014

Road Show

Closed: May 4, 2014

Tristan & Yseult

Closed: April 13, 2014

Henry V

Closed: June 15, 2014

Seussical

Closed: August 17, 2014

Hamlet

Closed: July 30, 2014

Since I Suppose

Closed: September 21, 2014

King Lear

Closed: November 9, 2014

Ionesco Suite

Closed: October 19, 2014

A Q Brothers Christmas Carol

Closed: December 28, 2014

Pericles

Closed: January 18, 2015

The Table

Closed: January 25, 2015

Dunsinane

Closed: March 22, 2015

Sense and Sensibility

Closed: June 7, 2015

The Tempest

Closed: November 8, 2015

Ride the Cyclone

Closed: November 8, 2015

The Heir Apparent

Closed: January 17, 2016

Othello

Closed: April 10, 2016

Twelfth Night

Closed: April 9, 2016

Othello: The Remix

Closed: May 8, 2016

Tug of War – Foreign Fire

Closed: June 12, 2016

I, Malvolio

Closed: June 5, 2016

The Merchant of Venice

Closed: August 14, 2016

Tug of War – Civil Strife

Closed: October 9, 2016

King Charles III

Closed: January 15, 2017

The Complete Deaths

Closed: December 11, 2016

The Winter’s Tale

Closed: December 21, 2016

The Book of Joseph

Closed: March 5, 2017

Love’s Labor’s Lost

Closed: March 26, 2017

Shakespeare in Love

Closed: June 18, 2017

The Taming of the Shrew

Closed: November 12, 2017

The Toad Knew

Closed: September 23, 2017

Red Velvet

Closed: January 21, 2018

Mary Stuart

Closed: April 15, 2018

Macbeth

Closed: June 24, 2018

Waiting for Godot

Closed: June 3, 2018

Wizard of Oz

Closed: August 25, 2019

The King’s Speech

Closed: October 20, 2019

A Man of Good Hope

Closed: October 13, 2019

Romeo and Juliet

Closed: December 19, 2019

Emma

Closed: March 15, 2020

As You Like It

Closed: June 21, 2020

The Notebook

Closed: November 8, 2020

The Notebook

Closed: October 16, 2022

The Notebook

Closed: October 30, 2022

Twelfth Night

Closed: November 26, 2023

Islander

Closed: December 17, 2023

Illinois

Closed: January 28, 2024

Richard III

Closed: March 3, 2024

Hamlet

Closed: May 4, 2024

Judgment Day

Closed: May 26, 2024