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Being Shakespeare

April 18 - 29, 2012

at the Broadway Playhouse,
175 E. Chestnut Street, Chicago
A World's Stage Production
from England
by Jonathan Bate
directed by Tom Cairns

Tom Cairns


Tom Cairns' theatre credits include: All About My Mother and Cloud Nine (Old Vic Theatre); Aristocrats and The Odyssey (Royal National Theatre); Phaedra (Donmar Warehouse); A Christmas Carol (Arts Theatre); Aunt Dan and Lemon (Almeida Theatre); The Music Teacher (New York); Uncle Vanya (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield); A Delicate Balance (Nottingham Playhouse); The Lady From the Sea (Citizens Theatre, Glasgow); Miss Julie (Greenwich). Opera includes: The Tempest (Olivier Award; Royal Opera House/Opera du Rhin, Strasbourg/Royal Opera, Copenhagen); La Voix Humaine (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden); The Second Mrs Kong (Glyndebourne Festival Opera); Un Ballo in Maschera (Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich); Werther and Jenůfa (Opera North); La Bohème (Staatsoper, Stuttgart); King Priam (ENO/Flanders Opera/Opera North); Don Giovanni (Scottish Opera). Future work includes The Makropulos Case for the Edinburgh International Festival 2012 and Opera North. Film and television work includes: Marie and Bruce (feature film); Trouble in Tahiti (BBC - Grammy nomination/Best Film Vienna Festival); Amongst Women (BBC - BAFTA Nomination, Best TV Series, Banff); La Voix Humaine (Channel 4); Big Day (BBC); Alistair Fish (BBC).

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