Tonight and October 3rd we'll be at one of our favorite local spaces, the award winning Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Check out their website for advanced tickets for their prolific, professional and profound offerings.
First up, we're super stoked The National Theatre of Scotland is presenting The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart.
written by David Greig
directed by Wils Wilson
Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare
September 26–October 28, 2012
“ You shouldn't miss this show for the world!” –The Herald (UK)
Take the strangest supernatural storytelling you've ever heard, add some Scottish border ballads, then mix in a few devilish encounters—and you have got National Theatre of Scotland's inventive, rollicking tale of The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart. Uptight academic Prudencia's dream-like journey of self-discovery is a Faustian tale, that unfolds among and around the audience in this music-filled romp of rhyming couplets and wild karaoke, which The Herald's five-star review raved is "rambunctiously life-affirming and touchingly beautiful."
Approximate Running Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes (includes intermission)
International programming at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
is supported, in part, by the Julius Frankel Foundation.
We're also pretty stoked to see the highly acclaimed production of Black Watch, also by National Theatre of Scotland. Click the link for video clips, behind the scenes, reviews and more. We missed it the last time around and are eagerly awaiting it's return October 10th. It's playing at The Broadway Armory through Oct. 21st.
Sundays in the Park With George is currently in previews and we'll have a full review for you after the press opening, October 3rd.
book by James Lapine | directed by Gary Griffin
Originally Produced on Broadway by The Shubert Organization and Emanuel Azenberg
By arrangement with Playwrights Horizon, Inc. New York City which produced the original production of "Sunday in The Park With George" in 1983.
September 26–November 4, 2012