After 37 years at the helm of Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Gaines has found the right time to step away from the company she founded.
Known for her lively, no-gimmick stagings of Shakespeare with Theatre for a New Audience, the director is branching out with ‘Des Moines.’
Joined for the Rolex Arts Mentorship program, these 2 directors have a lot of common interests: interrogating Shakespeare, staging music, and welcoming new audiences.
From the Public Works ‘As You Like It’ to upstart crow’s ‘King John’ at Oregon Shakes to ‘Mother Lear’ at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, the Bard remains powerful currency; it’s how it’s spent that matters.
The actor talks about his voice and craft, his approach to an iconic role, and where the storm ends and the madness begins.
Talene Monahon’s new comedy casts Shakespeare and his inspirations in a new light.
The poem fragment, uncovered in a museum in Northern England, may have been composed on a kind of toilet paper.
The director rounds out a stellar season with a radio rendering of a play salvaged from the Public Theater’s canceled Shakespeare in the Park season.
An online benefit on Shakespeare’s birthday will reunite some storied professional casts with local Pennsylvania actors.
For a production last year in Calgary, a gender switch illuminated the Shakespeare play’s conflicts in fresh and troubling ways.