The Tempest

September 8

November 8, 2015

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
adapted & directed by Aaron Posner and Teller
songs by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan
choreography by Matt Kent, Pilobolus

Barbara Robertson


BARBARA ROBERTSON returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where her credits include: Tug of War: Foreign Fire, The Tempest, Gypsy, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, A Little Night Music, The Winter’s Tale, Kabuki Lady Macbeth, King Lear, and Antony and Cleopatra. Other Chicago credits include: The Detective’s Wife (Writers Theatre); Life Sucks (Lookingglass Theatre Company); Winter (Rivendell Theatre Ensemble); On the Town (Marriott Theatre); Love Loss and What I Wore, Working, Grand Hotel (Broadway Playhouse); Wicked (Cadillac Palace Theatre, Oriental Theatre); Yeast Nation (the triumph of life) (American Theater Company); Pursued by Happiness (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); Camino Real, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?, House and Garden (Goodman Theatre); Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,  La Bête, Little Foxes (Court Theatre); and Emma’s Child (Victory Gardens Theater). Regional credits include Other Than Honorable (Geva Theatre Center). Touring credits include Angels in America Parts 1 and 2 (first national tour). Film credits include: Robert Altman’s The Company and David Lynch’s A Straight Story. Recipient of more than twenty awards and nominations as an actress, Ms. Robertson also teaches at Columbia College.

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