The Tempest

September 8

November 8, 2015

in CST's Courtyard Theater

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

Ron E. Rains


Ron E. Rains returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include: The Tempest, Pinocchio, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet. Other Chicago credits include Billy Elliott (Drury Lane Theatre); and a number of productions at the Goodman Theater, including eight seasons as Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol. Mr. Rains has also appeared in productions with: Steppenwolf Theatre Company, TimeLine Theatre Company, Northlight Theatre, Writers Theatre, Royal George Theatre, Marriott Theatre and the Chicago Theatre. He is a company member of Erasing the Distance, an arts organization shedding light on issues of mental health through theater. Online, Mr. Rains is The Onion’s head film critic under the nom de plume “Peter K. Rosenthal.” 

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