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This brilliant, award-winning play imagines Queen Elizabeth spending the eve of her lover's execution in the company of William Shakespeare and his players. Learn More
Our investigation of Shakespeare's original practices continues with a hilarious all-male production of MUCH ADO. Learn More
Shakespeare's epic portrayal of Mark Antony's intoxication with the stunning Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Learn More

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All's Well

ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL

by William Shakespeare

There are no records of Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well having been performed in Shakespeare's lifetime, but we are proud to present it within yours. Join artistic director Kevin Rich and a great cast of Chicago-based actors for The Shakespeare Project of Chicago's theatrical reading of All's Well That Ends Well. Discover if Bertram is worthy of Helena's devotion in this delightful play.

Monday, April 28 @ 6 p.m.

Ticket are ONLY $10 and available by phone or box office walk-up: call 1-866-IL-SHAKE
Special tickets for a reception/talkback following the show are available. Please ask the box office for details.

Kemp Recital Hall at the Center for the Performing Arts

Note: Our printed brochure indicates that the staged reading of All's Well That Ends Well is being performed on April 21, when in fact it will be performed on April 28

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 SEASON INFO

2014 ILLINOIS SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL SEASON

July 8 - August 9

ELIZABETH REX, by Timothy Findley
Directed by Paula Suozzi

This brilliant, award-winning play imagines Queen Elizabeth spending the eve of her lover's execution in the company of William Shakespeare and his players.

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Please note: this show contains adult themes, adult language, and suggestive dialogue.


MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, by William Shakespeare
Directed by Jonathan West

Our investigation of Shakespeare's original practices continues with a hilarious all-male production of MUCH ADO.

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ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, by William Shakespeare
Directed by Kevin Rich

Shakespeare's epic portrayal of Mark Antony's intoxication with the stunning Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt.

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BEHIND THE SCENES

 

Illinois Shakespeare Festival Cleverly Connects Three Plays

By: Laura Kennedy

Originally aired on December 4, 2013

It's holiday time, but the Bloomington-Normal-based Illinois Shakespeare Festival is already thinking of summer and their 2014 season. Festival Artistic Director Kevin Rich is currently casting for the three plays that are each uniquely connected to each other. WGLT's Laura Kennedy has more - Hear the interview

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Box Office: 866-IL-SHAKE

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Corner of Emerson St. and Towanda Avenue
48 Sunset Rd.
Bloomington, Illinois 61701
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Corner of S. School St. and W. Beaufort St.
Illinois State University
462 W. Beaufort St.
Normal, Illinois 61761
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