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The Taming ¶of the Shrew

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in neighborhoods across Chicago

by William Shakespeare
Adapted and staged by Rachel Rockwell
July 29-August 17, 2012

Rachel Rockwell

Director

Rachel Rockwell returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where she has directed: The Little Mermaid, Shrek the Musical, Beauty and the Beast, The Adventures of Pinocchio, The Emperor’s New Clothes and the Short Shakespeare! productions of Romeo and Juliet and The Taming of the Shrew. Other Chicago directing/choreography credits include: Brigadoon (Jeff Award - Best Musical and Best Choreography, Goodman Theatre); Billy Elliot (Jeff Award nomination – Best Musical, Direction and Choreography), West Side Story (Jeff Award nomination – Best Director), Oliver! (Jeff Award nomination - Best Musical and Best Director), Sweeney Todd (Jeff Award nomination - Best Musical and Best Director), The Sound of Music (Jeff Award nomination - Best Musical and Best Director), Ragtime (Jeff Award - Best Musical and Best Director), Miss Saigon (Jeff Award nomination - Best Musical and Best Director), all at Drury Lane Theatre; Shout! (Jeff Award nomination - Best Revue), 42nd Street (Jeff Award nomination - Best Director and Best Musical), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Jeff Award PROFILES nomination - Best Musical), all at Marriott Theatre; Mary Poppins, In the Heights, The Music Man, Annie, Hair (Paramount Theatre); Enron (Jeff Award nomination - Best Play, mid-size, TimeLine Theatre Company). In 2012 Ms. Rockwell was named Chicagoan of the Year in Theatre by the Chicago Tribune.

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