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  • REVIEW: 'Dunsinane' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

    REVIEW: 'Dunsinane' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
    The National Theatre of Scotland — unusual in that it is a national theater without any physical theater of its own — has been in existence for only nine years. It has already been to simpatico Chicago, by my reckoning, five times. Perchance it is similarities of the climate. "If God had wanted people to live this far north he would have given us fur," says one of the apple-cheeked invaders from the Garden of England, bogged down in bewitching, 11th-century, not-so-bonny Scotland, a place of bedevilment, mysticism, feminized sexuality and danger.
  • Video: Sparring and seduction in 'Dunsinane'

    Video: Sparring and seduction in 'Dunsinane'
    This week’s Theater Loop Showcase is the National Theatre of Scotland’s “Dunsinane,” currently playing Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier. The drama by David Greig imagines the immediate aftermath of William Shakespeare&...

    Chicago theater openings for the week of Feb. 27-March 5

    Chicago theater openings for the week of Feb. 27-March 5
    SATURDAY | "Dunsinane": The National Theatre of Scotland returns to Chicago with playwright David Greig's sequel to Shakespeare's "Macbeth." Through March 22 at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E. Grand Ave.; 312-595-5600 or chicagoshakes.com "This Is...

    Ice weather we're having

    What does it take to transform cold, snow and ice into creativity and fun? A little magic – and some talented ice carvers like those who will be in downtown St. Joseph, Mich., and at Chicago's Navy Pier this weekend. With these fun outdoor events,...

    The first-ever Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival comes to life

    The first-ever Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival comes to life
    When people think of puppets, the crass, stringed characters from "Team America: World Police" may spring to mind, or the familiar felt faces of "Sesame Street" perhaps. Layered drawings manipulated live on overhead projecters or an electroacoustic...