Short Shakespeare!

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

SATURDAYS 11:00 A.M. & 2:00 P.M.

February 3

March 10, 2018

The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare

adapted & directed by Jess McLeod
Touring Chicago schools through March 23

Jess McLeod


JESS MCLEOD (Adapter/Director) returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where she previously assisted Gary Griffin (Gypsy). Ms. McLeod is the resident director of Hamilton Chicago and a resident director at Victory Gardens Theater. Other Chicago credits include: Marry Me a Little and Babes in Arms (Porchlight Music Theatre); How We Got On (Haven Theatre); Season on the Line (The House Theatre of Chicago); L-vis Live! (Victory Gardens Theater); and Venus (Steppenwolf Garage Next Up). NY credits include The Unauthorized Musicology of Ben Folds. She has served as director of programming at the New York Musical Theatre Festival, Louder Than A Bomb festival coordinator, teaching artist at Storycatchers Theatre, and spent two seasons with Chicago Voices (Lyric Opera of Chicago). She received her MFA from Northwestern University, and was the Goodman Theatre’s 2017 Michael Maggio Directing Fellow.

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