CPS Shakespeare!, which puts underserved high schoolers into fully staged productions on the Chicago Shakes stage, is recognized for its unique impact.
Nine adaptations of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” ranging from American Repertory Theater to Cornerstone Theater, that shows you don’t need to do it as a straight play, or set it in Italy, to make it magical (though you can add real magic if you’re really ambitious).
The Hypocrites founder made his name punking the classics. Now, as a solo auteur, he’s leavening Greek tragedies.
Why have musical adaptations of Shakespeare plays become so plentiful?
From St. Ann’s new roof, to the L.A. Stage Alliance move, here’s the month in national news.
The Chicago sound designer/composer talks about the Hypocrites, and about a new folk musical with a jazz flavor.