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CHICAGO PREMIERE

Shakespeare
in Love

April 15

June 11, 2017

at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

based on the screenplay by Marc Norman + Tom Stoppard
adapted for the stage by Lee Hall
directed by Rachel Rockwell

Dennis Grimes

Wessex / Ensemble

Dennis Grimes returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where he appeared in Julius Caesar. Other Chicago credits include: A Disappearing Number, Danny Casolaro Died for You (TimeLine Theatre Company); 1984, The Book Thief (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); A Christmas Carol (Goodman Theatre); She Stoops to Conquer (Northlight Theatre); Moonlight and Magnolias (Fox Valley Repertory); The Busy World Is Hushed (Next Theatre Company); Lips Together, Teeth Apart (Eclipse Theatre Company); Rabbit (Stage Left Theatre); Pride and Prejudice (Lifeline Theatre); and The Master and Margarita (Strawdog Theatre Company). Regional credits include productions with: Indianapolis Repertory Theatre, Riverside Theatre in the Parks, Oak Park Festival Theatre, Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre and the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. Film credits include Black Box (ConeArts). Television credits include: Empire (FOX); Chicago Fire, Chicago PD (NBC); The Girlfriend Experience (Starz); and Detroit 187 (ABC). Mr. Grimes received a BS in theatre from Illinois State University, and has trained at MXAT through the Eugene O’Neill Center, as well as with the SITI Company.

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