Eastern European theater company incorporates political art into ‘King Lear’


By Katina Beniaris Based in a country formerly allied to the Soviet Union and currently subjected to harsh censorship laws, Belarus Free Theatre remains fearless in their second U.S. visit with a contemporary twist on this Shakespeare tragedy about an aging king. Five years after their Chicago debut, the political theater company returned to Chicago […]

Chicago Shakespeare Theater will bring a new innovative stage to Navy Pier

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By Katina Beniaris Chicago Shakespeare Theater has announced a $35 million project that will add a third stage to its home base on Navy Pier. Named The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare, the new venue will open in fall 2017. “It is a quite incredible vision, and as a city that re-imagines theater, this will anchor […]