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Shakespeare Project of Chicago Performances

King Lear by William Shakespeare

Fri., Oct. 24, 7-10pm

“Shakespeare’s King Lear is regarded by many to be his greatest tragedy.  Join us as we witness a ruler’s descent into madness following the division of his kingdom among two daughters and a third whose honesty meets a fate similar to her father,” according to Director Peter Garino. An introduction to the play commences 10 minutes prior to curtain and a discussion follows.

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50-minute Hamlet and 50-minute Romeo & Juliet

Fri., Jan. 16, 2015

Registration begins Dec. 1, 2014.


Fri., Feb. 27, 2015

Registration begins Dec. 1, 2014.

The Revenger's Tragedy

Fri., Apr. 24, 2015

Registration begins Mar. 1, 2015.

Shakespeare After Hours Film Discussion

Delve further into the legacy and adaptation of Shakespeare’s plays. Each film is selected especially to pair with the recent play performed. A member of the Shakespeare Project offers insights to the film and answers questions afterwards.

Henry V

Thurs., Oct. 30, 7-10pm

Laurence Olivier produced, directed and starred in this adaption of one of Shakespeare’s most famous history plays, which received four Oscar nominations including Best Picture. 1944, Not Rated

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