Shakespeare in the Windy City

Setting the scene for Shakespeare in Chicago: an interview with Brooke Flanagan.

From the dreamy, pastoral world of Bailey’s Harbour, we headed towards Chicago where we were met by the lovely Marilyn Halperin, Director of Education and Communications for Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. She organised an wonderful line-up of interviewees for us to tell the story of Shakespeare in the Windy City.

And we start with Brooke Flanagan, the Director of Institutional Advancement, who told us about how Chicago’s own sense of entrepreneurship is empowered by Shakespeare’s own…

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Notes from the Road

Bluegrass with peach ice-cream

For the second performance of the Bluegrass As You Like It in Centennial Park...

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Nashville-upon-Avon

We knew it was going wonderful, but our time in Nashville surpassed our expectations....

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Before Curtain Up

The Shakespeare world is really quite small. I was bowled over and totally delighted...

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Sonnet for Stratford

‘Stratford Festival, Ontario, 2014′ Step inside this world-embracing tent, Where all is seen and...

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Expert Podcasts

'Shakespeare is the best of us'

Our visit to the Stratford Festival could not be complete without interviewing Antoni. He...

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Actor Insights

Living the Dream

We’d just left a truly ebullient and exuberant production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream...

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Festive Education

Pat Quigley was Director of Education for the Stratford Festival for thirty years and...

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Follow our journey across North America in search of Shakespeare