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Review: Upcoming poetry collection embodies a kind of 'madness' in its composition

Review: Upcoming poetry collection embodies a kind of ‘madness’ in its composition

June 8, 2020

Lately, Lisa Fishman arranges her work on her dining room table, full of loose sheets of paper, notebooks, lists and drawings. She and her family eat at a smaller table pushed against the stove. "For...

Kate Smith spent 3 1/2 years creating her production, “One Woman Hamlet.”

Review: ‘One Woman Hamlet’: ‘To be, or not to be’ aware of mental health issues

February 12, 2020

At any other event where the walls were decorated with taxidermied fish and a disco ball dangled from the rafters, patrons may be distracted from the main event. But at Kate Smith’s “One Woman Ham...

Olivia Renteria, center, and Erin McGrath, right, star as Marcia Brady and Laurie Partridge in “The Bardy Bunch,” which will open in Chicago on Sept. 15.

To ‘Brady’ or not to ‘Brady?: Show crossing Shakespeare themes, ‘70s TV to make Chicago debut

September 12, 2016

Chicago will soon be the only place where two beloved families brutally murder each other in hilarious fashion, all while singing sappy love songs.“The Bardy Bunch: The War of the Families Partridge and B...

College continues turnover: hiring, promotion overhaul

Academic Affairs turnover

By Campus Editor

April 4, 2016

Approximately 19 current and new academic affairs positions—internal and external—will have undergone change this academic year, with even more changes expected in the upcoming year. Some positions include ...

Phoebe Pryce (Jessica) and Jonathan Pryce (Shylock) will perform in Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre’s production of “The Merchant of Venice,” featured at Chicago Shakespeare Theater as part of Shakespeare 400 Chicago in 2016.

Chicago ‘to be’ part of Shakespeare 400 celebration

November 23, 2015

It seems this is not the “winter of our discontent” because Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Nov. 13 a yearlong festival, which is scheduled to take place in Chicago during 2016, in honor of the 400th ...

Prospero levitates his daughter Miranda in Shakespeare Theater’s “The Tempest.”

‘The Tempest’ brings magic in Chicago

September 14, 2015

Acclaimed director Aaron Posner’s rendition of Shakespeare’s haunting play “The Tempest” opened Sept. 8 at Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Courtyard stage, 800 E. Grand Ave.According to Regina...

‘Star Wars’ universe and Shakespeare collide in ‘MacSith’

By Katlyn Tolly

May 4, 2015

E.D.G.E. theatre company is presenting “MacSith,” a play based on Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” with a sci-fi galaxy twist that will have any Shakespeare or Star Wars fanatic on the edge of his or her seat, from April 30–May 24. The play takes place on the planet of Cumber after the Civil War. The main character, Mon Beth, plans to become king. However, he is stopped in his tracks after he becomes wary of his wife’...

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