Chicago Shakes Has their SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Cast and Creatives

Chicago Shakes Has their SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Cast and Creatives

Pictured: Kate McGonigle and Nick Rehberger in a pre-production photo by Jeff Sciortino.

Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE based on the Academy Award-winner for Best Picture with screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard.

Adapted for the stage by Tony and Olivier Award-winner Lee Hall and directed by Rachel Rockwell, the production features Nick Rehberger (William Shakespeare), Kate McGonigle (Viola de Lesseps), Michael Perez (Kit Marlowe), Larry Yando (Henslowe), Timothy D. Stickney (Burbage), Linda Reiter (Queen Elizabeth), Dennis Grimes (Lord Wessex), Luigi Sottile (Ned Alleyn), Scott Danielson (Wabash), Fred Geyer (Adam), Ron King (Ralph), Ryan McBride (Robin), Andrew Mueller (Nol), Jake Helm (John Webster), Jerre Dye, Alana Grossman, Jeff Kurysz and Catherine Smitko.

The creative team includes Neil Bartram (original music scoring and Music Director), Scott Davis (scenic design), Susan Mickey (costume design), Richard Jarvie (wig and make-up design), Robert Weirzel (lighting design), Ray Nardelli (sound design), Jo Cattell (associate director), Matt Hawkins (fight Choreography), and Eva Breneman (dialect).

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE runs April 15th – June 11th. For more information visit

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