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Chicago Il
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The All-Stars use Shakespeare’s Theatre to inspire, entertain, and educate diverse audiences through live performances  and workshops.   Our professional actors and teaching artists present professional theatrical productions that enliven Shakespeare’s plays for veteran theatre-goers and new audiences alike.  We strive to present Shakespeare in a fresh, accessible way by suiting “the action to the word, the word to the action.”


Production History

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) opens June 23!

Opening Thursday, June 23rd at the Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood, Chicago 60626

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) 

by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield

Starring Ellen Cribbs, Jill Matel & Arin Mulvaney ~ Stage Managed by Ann Dernbach & Hunter Ellis

June 23 - July 3 | Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays 8 pm ~ Sundays 5 pm | BUY TICKETS!


3 actors. 37 plays.  97 minutes.  What could possibly go wrong?

"If you like Shakespeare, you'll love this show.  If you hate Shakespeare, you'll love this show!" ~The Today Show

June 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, July 1, 2 & 3
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 8 pm
Sundays at 5 pm
Heartland Studio Theatre
7016 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60626


Tim Duggan, Brian Wilson, Lance Pinn, Greg Tufts, Nell Stola, Nicki and Kara Peterson-Pearce, Sabrina Zoppa, Russ and Kay Shomperlen, Dan Osborn, Mike and Pam Cribbs, Lindsay Hendricks, Matt, Whitney Sullivan, Deb Schimmel, Jody Devins, Al Howat, Steve Zahradnik, Michael and Angela Woods, Merlin and Ruth Osborn, Jamie Shomperlen, A. Mansion, Chimera Ensemble, Katherine Tromble,  AB Hartdegen, Shannon Hill, Mark Hendricks, Jessica Woodburn, Janice Bell, Dan Foss, Roberta Miles, Jenna Grooms, Jake Mulvaney, Jim Oglanian , Mark A. Ward, Laura Deger, Demi Michalopoulos, Dianne Hendrick, Susan Tappan, Julie Bayer, Lisa Cantwell, Eva Niewiadomski, Dennis Dernbach, Kirby, Jim McDoniel, Brett Copes, Audrey and Jay, Terry and Stephanie Mulvaney, Joshua Freeman, Art Bresnahan, Jeff VanderStraaten, Brian Rogers, Chelsea Rolfes, Matthew Clark, Cassandra Quinn, Jennifer, Mike and Sue Weinstein, David Belew, David Denman, J. Blair, and Giles Jacknain!

There is still time to make a donation!  Even $1 will help us further our mission of bringing Shakespeare to the people!