Pictured: Johnny Shea and Elizabeth Stenholt. Photo by Michael Brosilow. Chicago Shakespeare Theatre has announced the cast and production team for the summer family musical production of PETER PAN – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE based on the novel by J.M. Barrie and featuring a score by George Stiles and lyrics by...
Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced the cast and schedule for its free Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks tour of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, adapted and directed by founder and artistic director Barbara Gaines. The production will tour to 18 neighborhood parks across the city July 25–August 26.
Friedrich Schiller’s 1800 classic, MARY STUART, given a sharp and gorgeous reimagining by playwright Peter Oswald, director Jenn Thompson, and Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the two opposing monarchs wage a war of words and power that fuels their drive to become the unquestioned sovereign of their nations, no matter the cost.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced the cast and creative team for MACBETH, adapted and directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller) and Aaron Posner.
Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM has its very own fairy dust-covered jar in the time capsule of my iconic teenage theatre experiences. I strongly suspect that a similar jar is being dusted and stored in the memory of each middle-schooler with whom I had the privilege to attend Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s production on Tuesday morning.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced the cast and design team for SHORT SHAKESPEARE! A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM adapted and directed by Jess McLeod.
From the moment the doors open to the moment the DJ sets off the afterparty music, the feeling of pride, appreciation, and shared company stays the focus of the experience.
This TAMING OF THE SHREW, with its stunning visuals, updated script, and exceptionally talented actresses, brings a fresh new and necessary perspective to one of Shakespeare’s most contentious plays.