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|Chicago Shakespeare is coming to Moline!|
|News Releases - Stage & Theatre|
|Written by M. McNeil|
|Friday, 20 April 2012 15:22|
Moline--April 20, 2012--Moline High School will host Chicago Shakespeare Theatre's production of The Taming of the Shrew. The performance will be held in MHS Auditorium on May 1, 2012 at 1:15pm. The public is encouraged to attend. Tickets are $10/person and may be reserved through MHS bookstore at (309)743.8833 or purchased at the door.
Short Shakespeare! The Taming of the Shrew is a 75-minute abridged production of Shakespeare’s lively battle of the sexes adapted and staged by Jeff Award-winning director Rachel Rockwell. Providing the opportunity for adults to give young people in their lives a high-energy introduction to Shakespeare, the cast of Rockwell’s production includes CST favorite Ericka Ratcliff, who performs the role of strong-willed Katherina after appearing in Chicago Shakespeare’s Jeff Award-winning Shakespeare “hip-hoptation” Funk It Up About Nothin’ at CST, Scotland’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, London and a six-week Australian tour. Performing the role of Katherina’s sparring partner, Petruchio, is Matt Mueller, whose credits include numerous productions at the Utah and Colorado Shakespeare Festivals. Five-time Jeff Award nominee Don Forston returns as Baptista after performing the role of Geppetto in Rockwell’s acclaimed world premiere CST Family musical The Adventures of Pinocchio last summer. Local comedic actor Alex Goodrich returns to CST to perform the role of Tranio.
The wildly spirited Kate and machismo-driven Petruchio scream, fight and woo their way into one another’s heart in Short Shakespeare! The Taming of the Shrew. Drawn together by their strong personalities almost against their will, the unlikely pair ultimately falls in love. Rockwell’s production combines an adaptation of Shakespeare’s original verse and Elizabethan dress with original rock-inspired music to connect young audiences with the characters’ journeys. Immediately following thr performance, actors remain on stage for a discussion with the audience.
For more info: visit the Theater’s website at www.chicagoshakes.com/
This is the 5th consecutive year that Moline High School will be hosting the tour, which offers a unique opportunity for students and community members to experience professional, world-class theatre within our own community.
About Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Celebrating its 25th Anniversary this season, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) is a leading international theater company, known for vibrant productions that reflect Shakespeare’s genius for intricate storytelling, musicality of language and depth of feeling for the human condition. Recipient of the 2008 Regional Theatre Tony Award, Chicago Shakespeare’s work has been recognized internationally with three of London’s prestigious Laurence Olivier Awards, and by the Chicago theater community with 62 Joseph Jefferson Awards for Artistic Excellence. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and Executive Director Criss Henderson, CST is dedicated to producing extraordinary classic productions, new works and family fare; unlocking Shakespeare’s work for educators and students; and serving as Chicago’s cultural ambassador through its World’s Stage Series.
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