Review: RED VELVET at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Review: RED VELVET at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Ira Aldridge was one of the most famous, highest paid actors of his day, and one of the first prominent African-American actors to tackle some of Shakespeare’s greatest roles.

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Collaboration and Curiosity, Inside the Creative Life of Scott Davis

Collaboration and Curiosity, Inside the Creative Life of Scott Davis

“I feel like the first time you work with a director, you’re designing, you’re doing all the normal stuff, but you’re also learning how to communicate. You’re learning each other’s vocabularies. Which is always real exciting, I mean. It’s just like first dates with people—you don’t know what’s going to happen.”

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2016 Merritt Awards Honor Chicago Designers and Technicians

2016 Merritt Awards Honor Chicago Designers and Technicians

Nationally-known Sound Designer and Composer Michael Bodeen will receive the 2016 Merritt Award. The Michael Merritt Award, a national award unique in its emphasis on excellence in both design and collaboration, is presented annually to a scenic, costume, lighting, sound, or other media designer.

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