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

John Lister


John Lister returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include: Henry V, Richard III, Twelfth Night, Edward II, The Winter’s Tale, Witches, Wizards, Spells and Elves (with the Chicago Chamber Musicians), The Tempest, Richard II, Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet, The Herbal Bed, Antony and Cleopatra and Henry IV Parts 1 and 2. Other Chicago credits include numerous productions with: Writers Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Goodman Theatre, Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Marriott Theatre and Lyric Opera of Chicago. Regional credits include productions with: American Players Theatre, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Peninsula Players, Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival and International Mystery Writers’ Festival. Film and television credits include: Judge Murray in Public Enemies, Norman in Animals, Prison Break (FOX) and The Beast (A&E). He received his bachelor’s degree from Ball State University and his MFA from Michigan State University.

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