Posts tagged "Steven Sutcliffe"

"The Merry Wives of Windsor" (Chicago Shakes): Elegant Buffoonery to a Big Band Sound

"The Merry Wives of Windsor" (Chicago Shakes):  Elegant Buffoonery to a Big Band Sound
Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR. Tis the season to make merry.  And Director Barbara Gaines does just that.  Shakespeare’s comedy classic gets an infusion of musicality and holiday spirit in Gaine’s production.  The story is familiar. Falstaff tries to secretly bed two women. His ruse backfires as the ladies end up... Read more »

"Elizabeth Rex" (Chicago Shakespeare Theater): This Superpower Dominates!

"Elizabeth Rex" (Chicago Shakespeare Theater):  This Superpower Dominates!
Breaking-the-glass-ceiling isn’t a new concept for females.  Women have always struggled to maintain authority in this male dominated world.  Maybe it was more like breaking-the-stone-pyramid or breaking-the-crown-jewels but through the ages, women have overcome major obstacles to rule.  She has battled the physical and emotional demands of a job others would kill for.  She has... Read more »