Shakespeare Project Of Chicago Presents Free Performances Of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMShakespeare Project Of Chicago Presents Free Performances Of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago continues its 24th Theatrical Reading Season with free performances of Shakespeare's comedy of lovers, fairies and amateur actors, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, running Feb. 15-21, 2019, at eight Chicago-area venues, including two new venues for this season in La Grange and Elmhurst. (more...)

BWW Review: Witty & Wonderful MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY Charms at the Milwaukee RepBWW Review: Witty & Wonderful MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY Charms at the Milwaukee Rep
by Kelsey Lawler - Nov 20, 2018

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, a play set in the world of Jane Austen's 'Pride & Prejudice,' following Lizzie and Mr. Darcy's happy ending. With their romance confined to the pages of Austen's novel, the Darcys take a turn as supporting characters in this story that focuses on the Bennets' forgotten middle daughter, Mary. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Milwaukee Rep's MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEYPhoto Flash: First Look at Milwaukee Rep's MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, a contemporary twist based on a beloved classic in the Quadracci Powerhouse November 13 - December 16, 2018. (more...)

MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY Begins Nov 13 At Milwaukee RepMISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY Begins Nov 13 At Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, a contemporary twist based on a beloved classic in the Quadracci Powerhouse November 13 - December 16, 2018. (more...)

Milwaukee Rep Announces Casting For Fall ShowsMilwaukee Rep Announces Casting For Fall Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the complete cast and creative teams for the 2018/19 Season fall shows including Songs for Nobodies, Guards at the Taj, The All Night Strut!, and Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley. (more...)

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Extends Through June 18 at Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces today the extension of Shakespeare in Love staged by acclaimed director Rachel Rockwell-now playing through June 18, 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look at CST's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

We have a first look at the CST production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE! Check out the video below! (more...)

Oscar Award-Winning SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Comes to Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) brings to the stage one of the most popular romantic films of all time, Shakespeare in Love-in an enchanting, music-filled theatrical event staged by acclaimed director Rachel Rockwell. Based on the Academy Award-winner for Best Picture with screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, Shakespeare in Love is adapted for the stage by Tony and Olivier Award-winner Lee Hall. Culminating the Theater's 30th Anniversary Season, this high-spirited romantic comedy is magnificently rendered onstage in the magical intimacy of Chicago Shakespeare's Courtyard Theater, April 15-June 11, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at James Vincent Meredith and More in OTHELLO at Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Fresh from Shakespeare's Globe and the Royal Shakespeare Company, renowned British director Jonathan Munby returns to Chicago to stage Shakespeare's most intimate tragedy. OTHELLO, featuring James Vincent Meredith in the title role, continues the Theater's Shakespeare 400 Chicago celebration, now through April 10, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

James Vincent Meredith Stars in OTHELLO, Beginning Tonight at Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents Shakespeare's intimate tragedy of heartbreak and revenge, OTHELLO. Staged by UK award-winning director Jonathan Munby, the production features James Vincent Meredith in the title role as the Moor. Munby imagines Shakespeare's tale in the landscape of a modern-day military base amid the searing themes of revenge, prejudice and passion. Featured in the yearlong Shakespeare 400 Chicago celebration, OTHELLO is presented in CST's Courtyard Theater, tonight, February 18, through April 10, 2016. (more...)

James Vincent Meredith to Star in OTHELLO at Chicago Shakespeare; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the full cast and creative team for Shakespeare's intimate tragedy of heartbreak and revenge, OTHELLO. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Larry Yando and More in Highlights of CST's KING LEAR
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents William Shakespeare's towering epic King Lear, directed by CST Founder and Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and featuring Chicago theater legend Larry Yando in the title role. King Lear opens Chicago Shakespeare's 2014/15 season in the Courtyard Theater, now through November 9, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Larry Yando in Chicago Shakespeare's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents William Shakespeare's towering epic King Lear, directed by CST Founder and Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and featuring Chicago theater legend Larry Yando in the title role. A wrenching story of love, loss and reconciliation, the unraveling of an imperious king has fascinated audiences for more than 400 years. Gaines brings audiences a King Lear for our times, especially relevant as today's generation wrestles with the harrowing effects of aging on loved ones. King Lear opens Chicago Shakespeare's 2014/15 season in the Courtyard Theater, now through November 9, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Larry Yando Stars in KING LEAR at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presentsWilliam Shakespeare's towering epic King Lear, directed by CSTFounder and Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and featuring Chicago theater legend Larry Yando in the title role. (more...)

Larry Yando to Star in KING LEAR at Chicago Shakespeare Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces today the casting and creative team for William Shakespeare's towering epic King Lear, directed by CSTFounder and Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and featuring Chicago theater legend Larry Yando in the title role. A wrenching story of love, loss and reconciliation, the unraveling of an imperious king has fascinated audiences for more than 400 years. Gaines brings audiences aKing Lear for our times, especially relevant as today's generation wrestles with the harrowing effects of aging on loved ones. King Lear opens Chicago Shakespeare's 2014/15 season in the Courtyard Theater, September 9-November 9, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Folio Celebrates MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Opening
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83), presents Shakespeare's classic comedy THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR on its outdoor main stage situated on the scenic slopes of the historic Mayslake Peabody Estate. THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR opened last Saturday, July 12 at 8:15 p.m., and runs through August 10, 2014. Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic and enjoy First Folio Theatre's annual 'Shakespeare under the Stars' production, directed by Jeff Award nominee Nick Sandys. BroadwayWorld has photos from last weekend's opening festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Opens Tonight at the First Folio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83), presents Shakespeare's classic comedy THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR on its outdoor main stage situated on the scenic slopes of the historic Mayslake Peabody Estate. THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR opens tonight, July 12 at 8:15 p.m., and runs through August 10, 2014. Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic and enjoy First Folio Theatre's annual 'Shakespeare under the Stars' production, directed by Jeff Award nominee Nick Sandys. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR to Open 7/12 at First Folio Theatre's Outdoor Main Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

First Folio Theatre, presents Shakespeare's classic comedy THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR on its outdoor main stage situated on the scenic slopes of the historic Mayslake Peabody Estate. THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR previews July 9, opens Today, July 12 at 8:15 p.m., and runs through August 10, 2014. Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic and enjoy First Folio Theatre's annual 'Shakespeare under the Stars' production, directed by Jeff Award nominee Nick Sandys. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from First Folio Theatre's THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2014

First Folio Theatre presents Shakespeare's classic comedy THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR on its outdoor main stage situated on the scenic slopes of the historic Mayslake Peabody Estate. THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR opens Saturday, July 12 at 8:15 p.m., and runs through August 10, 2014. Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic and enjoy First Folio Theatre's annual 'Shakespeare under the Stars' production, directed by Jeff Award nominee Nick Sandys. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR at First Folio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83), presents Shakespeare's classic comedy THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR on its outdoor main stage situated on the scenic slopes of the historic Mayslake Peabody Estate. THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR opens Saturday, July 12 at 8:15 p.m., and runs through August 10, 2014. Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic and enjoy First Folio Theatre's annual 'Shakespeare under the Stars' production, directed by Jeff Award nominee Nick Sandys. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

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