Short Shakespeare!

A Midsummer Night's Dream

February 22

March 22, 2014

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
adapted and directed by David H. Bell
Saturday mornings at 11:00 a.m.

David H. Bell


 DAVID H. BELL (Director/Adapter) returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater for his fifteenth production. His work as director, cho­reographer and writer in Chicago has earned him 11 Jeff Awards and 45 nominations. He has staged productions in London, Paris, Berlin, Zurich, Vienna and the Barcelona Olympics. He was artistic director for Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre for nine years and was artistic director for the Historic Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC. He has directed on and off Broadway, at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, the Royal National Theatre and Berkshire Theatre Festival and theaters all over the world. His awards and honors include: the Helen Hayes Award (DC); Dramalogue Award; Mac and Bistro Awards (New York); three After Dark Awards (Chicago); five Carbonell Award nomina­tions (Florida); four Atlanta Constitution Best Director Awards; two National Endowment for the Arts Playwrighting Fellowships; and a Laurence Olivier Award nomination for Hot Mikado (London). David heads the Music Theatre program at Northwestern University. 

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