Tug of War:
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Henry VI Parts 2 and 3, Richard III

September 14

October 9, 2016

at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

by William Shakespeare
adapted and directed by Barbara Gaines

Alison Chesley

Musician / Ensemble

Ms. Chelsea makes her Chicago Shakespeare debut. Known also by her stage name, Helen Money, the cellist-composer has worn many hats throughout her career in music. As a session musician, she has played on over 150 albums including those by Bob Mould, Broken Social Scene, Anthrax, Mono, Russian Circles and Poi Dog Pondering. She has written music for film, theater and dance, including two world premiere works for Mordine and Company Dance Theater. She has released four albums of her own music as Helen Money, the most recent now out on the prestigious Thrill Jockey Records. She has toured the world opening for important bands such as Sleep, Shellac, Earth, Magma and Jarboe, including a 2015 appearance on The David Letterman Show with Bob Mould and an appearance at the 2012 ATP Festival in London curated by Portishead. Ms. Chesley earned her MA in cello performance in 1992 at Northwestern University.

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