"Reading" a Performance

Sharpen your students’ skills as close readers and critical thinkers by “reading” side-by-side scenes from past Chicago Shakespeare productions.

Romeo and Juliet

"Reading" a Performance: Romeo and Juliet

How do actors’ and directors’ choices influence our understanding of Mercutio? Track Mercutio’s characterization in three different Chicago Shakespeare productions of Romeo and Juliet.




"Reading" a Performance: Macbeth

How do YOU imagine the Weird Sisters? Close read clips from three different productions of Macbeth produced by Chicago Shakespeare Theater!







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