The School for Lies

December 4, 2012

January 20, 2013

in CST's Courtyard Theater

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

Samuel Taylor


SAMUEL TAYLOR CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE: Macbeth, Henry V, Julius Caesar, The School for Lies, The Feast: an Intimate Tempest. CHICAGO: Thaddeus and Slocum: a Vaudeville Adventure, Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth, Lookingglass Alice (Lookingglass Theatre Company); Marnie and Phil: A Circus Love Letter (The Actors Gymnasium); The Hot L Baltimore (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); Behold Where Stands the Usurper’s Cursed Head (Cabinet of Curiosity). REGIONAL: The Doctor’s Dilemma (American Players Theatre); The Boys Next Door (Syracuse Stage); A Christmas Carol (Actors Theatre of Louisville). OFF BROADWAY: Henry V, The Spy. TELEVISION: The Red Line, Chicago Fire, Crisis (NBC); Boardwalk Empire (HBO); The Mob Doctor (FOX). EDUCATION: BFA, University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater Actor Training Program. Mr. Taylor teaches Shakespeare at the University of Chicago, is an artistic associate at Lookingglass Theatre Company, co-founder of The Back Room Shakespeare Project, author of My Life with the Shakespeare Cult, and owner/operator of Long Table Pancakes.

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