Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) is a non-profit, professional theater company located at Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois. Its more than six hundred annual performances performed 48 weeks of the year include its critically acclaimed Shakespeare series, its World's Stage touring productions, and youth and family oriented programming concentrated in the summer. By summer 2005, the theater had garnered 36 Joseph Jefferson awards and three Laurence Olivier Awards. In 2008, it was the winner of the Regional Theatre Tony Award.
Other articles related to "shakespeare, chicago shakespeare theater, theater":
... Political Shakespeare Essays in Cultural Materialism, edited with Alan Sinfield (1985, 2nd edition 1994) Treading the same path as Radical Tragedy ...
... Chicago Shakespeare Theater's "Team Shakespeare" program is the largest arts-in-education program in the state of Illinois. 50,000 students annually through group matinée performances, touring programs, abridged theater productions, and discussions, and also reaches out to ...
... While no English translation of Cinthio was available in Shakespeare's lifetime, it is possible Shakespeare knew both the Italian original and Gabriel Chappuy ... While the principal characters in Shakespeare's play have their counterparts in Cinthio's tale, Brabantio is Shakespeare's invention ...
... According to tradition the young Shakespeare wrote a lampoon of Lucy at some point in the mid 1580s ... There is no evidence that Shakespeare wrote either ballad ... Davies wrote, "Shakespeare was much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison and rabbits, particularly from Sir ----- Lucy who oft had him whipped and sometimes imprisoned and at last mad ...
Famous quotes containing the words theater, chicago and/or shakespeare:
“The primary function of a theater is not to please itself, or even to please its audience. It is to serve talent.”
—Robert Brustein (b. 1927)
“You want to get Capone? Heres how you get him: he pulls a knife, you pull a gun, he sends one of yours to the hospital, you send one of his to the morgue. Its the Chicago way and thats how you get Capone.”
—David Mamet, U.S. screenwriter, and Brian DePalma. Jimmy Malone (Sean Connery)
“The Aprils in her eyes, it is loves spring,
And these the showers to bring it on.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)