Tug of War:
Civil Strife

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

Geoff Button

Assistant Director

Geoff Button returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where he has served as assistant director for Gary Griffin's Amadeus, David Bell's A Midsummer Night's Dream and Barbara Gaines' Richard III and King Lear. He is a member of the Artistic Council for The Hypocrites, where he has directed Adding Machine: A Musical, Into the Woods, Coriolanus, Desire Under the Elms, True West (Non-Equity Jeff Nominations – Best Play, Best Director), as well as his own adaptation of Chekhov's Three Sisters. Mr. Button received his BA in theater performance from Western Michigan University and his MFA in theater directing from Northwestern University. Also an actor, he has performed in several Hypocrites’ productions, including All Our Tragic (Equity Jeff Awards – Best Midsize Play, Best Ensemble), Woyzeck, Mud and Equus (Non-Equity Jeff – Best Actor). 

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