Posts tagged "back room shakespeare project"

Back Room Shakespeare: Trashing the Notion of Shakespeare As 'Highbrow' One Play At A Time

Way back in January, I saw The Tempest performed by the Back Room Shakespeare Project on a cold and snowy evening in Chicago. On May 4th, I caught the last two and a half acts of Othello, performed at The Radler in Logan Square. I had every intention of catching the entire thing, but these... Read more »

Storms, Spirits, and Sorcerers: Shakespeare's The Tempest in Chicago Tonight

In the wilds of Shakespeare’s mind, an exiled sorcerer lives on an island with his young daughter. The sorcerer, Prospero, sees a ship drawing near the island: a ship containing the brother and king that betrayed him. He concocts a tempest that sinks the ship and strands everyone but the ship’s crew on the island... Read more »

Greetings from your friendly neighborhood bookworm!

Hello there! Welcome to Big Words and Little Birds, a corner of the internet where there will be all kinds of literature discussions heaped with a pretty decent sized serving of silly humor and sarcasm (I can’t help myself). I am so terribly glad you stopped by; please make yourself comfortable and I will divulge how... Read more »