Short Shakespeare!

Romeo and Juliet

February 23

March 23, 2013

in CST's Courtyard Theater

directed and adapted by Rachel Rockwell

Melissa Carlson

Lady Capulet

Melissa Carlson returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where her credits include: The School for Lies and Short Shakespeare! productions of Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Other Chicago credits include: The Winter’s Tale, Tea at Five, Much Ado About Nothing, Antigone (First Folio Theatre); Berlin ’45, Pyretown, The Action Against Sol Schumann (Victory Gardens Theater); The Real Thing, How I Learned to Drive, All My Sons (Illinois Theatre Center); Dylan (Seanachaí Theatre Company); Titus Andronicus (Shakespeare’s Motley Crew); Six Degrees of Separation (Raven Theatre); Tattoo (Trap Door Theatre); A Yard of Sun (Famous Door Theatre); Edward II (Red Hen Theatre); Richard III, Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare on the Green).  As former director of education for The Shakespeare Project of Chicago, she has taught in numerous schools in and around the Chicago area. Television credits include Early Edition (CBS), Underemployed (MTV) and currently, three seasons as Meredith Olinsky on Chicago PD (NBC).

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