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Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream

Production 1

Production 1

As queen and king of the fairy kingdom, Titania (Lanise Antoine Shelley) and Oberon (Eric Parks) share passion both in love and in conflict in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream, adapted and directed by David H. Bell, now through March 22 in CST’s Courtyard Theater. Photo by Michael Brosilow.

Production 2

Production 2

Puck (far right: Steven Lee Johnson) concocts magical mischief in the woods while Hermia (Tiffany Yvonne Cox) sleeps in the boughs of a tree created by fairies in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream, adapted and directed by David H. Bell, now through March 22 in CST’s Courtyard Theater. Photo by Michael Brosilow.

Production 3

Production 3

Hermia (left: Tiffany Yvonne Cox) finds tables are turned when Helena (top: Cristina Panfilio) becomes the object of affection for both Lysander (left: Nate Burger) and Demetrius (right: Ryan Hallahan) in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream, adapted and directed by David H. Bell, now through March 22 in CST’s Courtyard Theater. Photo by Michael Brosilow.

Production 4

Production 4

Bottom (center: Alex Weisman) eagerly leads the Mechanicals (left to right: Michael Finley, Justin Cornwell, Don Forston, Wesley Daniel, Max Fabian) in putting on a play for Theseus’ nuptials in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream, adapted and directed by David H. Bell, now through March 22 in CST’s Courtyard Theater. Photo by Michael Brosilow.

Production 5

Production 5

Titania (center: Lanise Antoine Shelley) is enchanted by a love potion, surrounded by her fairy attendants (left to right: Justin Cornwell, Wesley Daniel, Michael Finley, Max Fabian), in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream, adapted and directed by David H. Bell, now through March 22 in CST’s Courtyard Theater. Photo by Michael Brosilow.

Production 6

Production 6

Bewitched by a fairy’s spell, Bottom (Alex Weisman) is transformed into an ass in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream, adapted and directed by David H. Bell, now through March 22 in CST’s Courtyard Theater. Photo by Michael Brosilow.

Pre-Production 1

Pre-Production 1

Bottom (Alex Weisman), Titania (Lanise Antoine Shelley), and a Fairy (Justin Cornwell) in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s new abridgement of Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed and adapted by David H. Bell, which will be performed for the public on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. from February 22 through March 22 in CST’s Courtyard Theater. Photo by Michael Brosilow. 

Pre-Production 2

Pre-Production 2

Puck (Steven Lee Johnson) in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s new abridgement of Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed and adapted by David H. Bell, which will be performed for the public on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. from February 22 through March 22 in CST’s Courtyard Theater. Photo by Michael Brosilow. 

Pre-Production 3

Pre-Production 3

Demetrius (Ryan Hallahan) and Hermia (Tiffany Yvonne Cox) in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s new abridgement of Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed and adapted by David H. Bell, which will be performed for the public on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. from February 22 through March 22 in CST’s Courtyard Theater. Photo by Michael Brosilow. 


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