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Review: Sense and Sensibility

This past weekend, we saw the musical version of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. I have to say that I went into the show with reservations. 667 more words

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A satisfying 'Sense and Sensibility' at Chicago Shakes

Editor’s note: I had to bow out of reviewing this production due to a massive sinus infection, but the lovely book nerd Jamie Prahl, who is a huge fan of Jane Austen’s, stepped in to cover. 840 more words

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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

Details of duties / responsibilities / activities… 505 more words

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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

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King Lear At the Chicago Shakes

SPOILER ALERT

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