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Global Challenge: The Chicago Shakespeare Theatre education internship - Alana Tomlin

Alana Tomlin (BA English with Creative Writing, 3rd year)

The Chicago Shakespeare Theatre education internship, Chicago, USA, through Global Challenge

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Macbeth at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Recently I attended another play at the Shakespeare Theater. This one was an abridged version and lasted around 75 minutes. For those of you that have read Macbeth, you know that it involves a lot of blood, gore, and witchcraft. 361 more words

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Shakespeare in Chicago

We wanted to take a moment on this snow bound Super Bowl Sunday to plug two Hennacornoeliday recommended shows. Both are Shakespeare fueled creations with one ( 514 more words


King Lear At the Chicago Shakes


So a couple of weeks ago, I had gone to the Chicago Shakespeare Theater to see King Lear. Out of all the plays I have seen there, I have got to say, this one was definitely the best. 315 more words

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Barbara Gaines takes on 'King Lear'....again

Barbara Gaines, the founder and artistic director of Chicago Shakespeare Theater, sits down with Rick Kogan to talk about her new production of Shakespeare’s “King Lear.” Gaines, a frequent guest of the show, was drawn to remount “King Lear” after hearing a well-known Frank Sinatra tune. 60 more words

After Hours With Rick Kogan

Alternative Experiences

Today I would like to share two new excellent video documentaries from the American Theatre Wing. The first is about the creation of site-specific theatre.  161 more words


King Lear @ Chicago Shakespeare

Theater Review by Angela Allyn, September 17, 2014

3.5 stars out of 4

Shakespeare’s tragedy King Lear, written over 400 years ago, when people did not usually live long enough to grow very old, foreshadows our own time, where the elderly (over 60) population grows faster than the rest of the population. 839 more words