Rachel Rockwell to Helm SHREK at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 7/13-9/1

February 5
11:00 AM 2013

Rachel Rockwell to Helm SHREK at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 7/13-9/1

According to the Chicago Tribune, Rachel Rockwell is set to helm Chicago Shakespeare Theater's Shrek The Musical on Navy Pier. The show will run July 13- September. 1. Additionally CST will put on a new version of Othello, titled Othello: The Remix. Written by the Q Brothers the rap musical will run at the Upstairs Theatre, March 12- April 28.

Multiple Jeff Award-winner Rachel Rockwell's current and upcoming projects in Chicago include The Music Man (through Feb. 3 at Paramount Theatre), Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet (Feb. 23 - March 23 at Chicago Shakespeare Theater) and Oliver! (April 4 - June 2 at Drury Lane).

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Chicago Shakespeare Theater is a leading international theater company, known for vibrant productions that reflect Shakespeare's genius for intricate storytelling, musicality of language and depth of feeling for the human condition. Recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, Chicago Shakespeare's work has been recognized internationally with three of London's prestigious Laurence Olivier Awards and by the Chicago theater community with 70 Joseph Jefferson Awards for Artistic Excellence. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and Executive Director Criss Henderson, CST is dedicated to producing extraordinary classic productions, new works and family fare; unlocking Shakespeare's work for educators and students; and serving as Chicago's cultural ambassador through its World's Stage Series.

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