Short Shakespeare!

Romeo and Juliet

February 23

March 23, 2013

in CST's Courtyard Theater

directed and adapted by Rachel Rockwell

Rachel Rockwell


Rachel Rockwell returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where she directed Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet, Beauty and the Beast, Short Shakespeare! The Taming of the Shrew, The Adventures of Pinocchio and The Emperor’s New Clothes. Other Chicago directing/choreography credits include: Oliver!, Sweeney Todd (Jeff nomination for Best Musical and Best Director), The Sound of Music (Jeff nomination for Best Musical and Best Director), Ragtime (Jeff Award for Best Musical and Best Director), Miss Saigon (Jeff nomination for Best Musical and Best Director, Drury Lane Theatre); Shout! (Jeff nomination for Best Revue), 42nd Street (Jeff nomination for Best Director and Best Musical), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Jeff nomination for Best Musical); The Music Man, Annie, Hair (Paramount Theatre); Enron (Jeff nomination for Best Play, mid-size, TimeLine Theatre Company); John and Jen (Apple Tree Theatre); You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown! (Drury Lane Water Tower Place); Leaving Iowa (Fox Valley Repertory); Married Alive and It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play (Noble Fool Theatricals). In 2012 Rachel was named Chicagoan of the Year in Theatre by the Chicago Tribune.

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