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Chicago Shakespeare Theater : suiting the action to the word

Author: Regina Buccola; Peter Kanelos
Publisher: DeKalb, IL : NIU Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Chicago Shakespeare Theater is widely known for vibrant productions that reflect the Bard's genius for intricate storytelling, musicality of language, and depth of feeling for the human condition. Affectionately known to natives of the Windy City as "Chicago Shakes," and now in its twenty-fifth season, this vanguard of Chicago's rich theatrical tradition celebrates its silver anniversary with this bracing  Read more...
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Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Regina Buccola; Peter Kanelos
ISBN: 9780875804675 0875804675 1609090705 9781609090708
OCLC Number: 788269053
Description: vii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chicago First / Terry Teachout --
Catapulting Shakespeare into the Present : The Artistic Vision of Barbara Gaines / Regina Buccola --
Barbara, Shakespeare, and Me / Jonathan Abarbanel --
The Spatial Rhetoric of Chicago Shakespeare Theater / Jonathan Walker --
This One's for the Girls : Millennial Ladies in Josie Rourke's Twelfth Night / Alicia Tomasian --
Short Shakespeare! and the Corruption of the Young / Jeffrey Gore --
Doing Things with Words ... and, Sometimes, Swords / Peter Sagal --
Chicago Shakespeare / Simon Callow --
Chicago Shakespeare Theater and the Canadians / Richard Ouzounian --
The Framing of the Shrew / Gina M. Di Salvo --
Michael Bogdanov : an International Director's The Winter's Tale at Chicago Shakespeare Theater / Bradley Greenburg --
Risky Business : Rose Rage at Chicago Shakespeare Theater / Clark Hulse --
In Defense of Ruffled Feathers / Michael Billington --
"Never did young man fancy" : Troilus and Cressida and Chicago Shakespeare Theater / Peter Kanelos --
At home with Shakespeare : Merry Wives on stage / Wendy Wall --
Two Merchants: The Glow of the Roaring Twenties and the Shadow of 9/11 / Michael Shapiro --
Gender Blending and Masquerade in As You Like It and Twelfth Night / Wendy Doniger.
Responsibility: edited by Regina Buccola and Peter Kanelos.

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