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The School
for Lies

December 4

January 20, 2013

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by David Ives
adapted from The Misanthrope by Molière
directed by Barbara Gaines

Ben Carlson

Frank

Ben Carlson returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where he appeared in The School for Lies, Hamlet (Jeff Award), Macbeth and St. Joan. His Stratford Festival credits include: Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, The Winter’s Tale, The Misanthrope, Julius Caesar, Twelfth Night, Blithe Spirit, Antony and Cleopatra, The Importance of Being Earnest, Mary Stuart, As You Like It, Henry V and Mother Courage and her Children. Over twenty-five productions at the Shaw Festival include: Man and Superman, Major Barbara, Three Sisters, The Plough and the Stars, The Return of the Prodigal, The Seagull and All My Sons. US regional credits include: Philadelphia, Here I Come!, The Vortex (Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia) and numerous credits in many theaters across Canada. Recent television credits include: Saving Hope, The Firm, Grey Gardens, Warehouse 13 and Rookie Blue. Mr. Carlson provided his voice in the Oscar-nominated short animated film Wild Life. Upcoming credits at Stratford Festival include Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew and Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music.

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