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

Stuart Sherman

Scholar in Residence

Stuart Sherman is Professor of English at Fordham University, and currently Bain-Swiggett Visiting Professor of Poetry at Princeton. He is the author of Telling Time: Clocks, Diaries, and English Diurnal Form, 1660-1785, as well as articles on such topics as Ben Jonson, John Dryden, Daniel Defoe, Samuel Johnson, David Garrick, James Boswell, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, and other topics. His book-in-progress, News, Plays, Days: Tussles over Time in the London Media, 1620-1779, tracks the vexed, complex relations between the playhouse and periodical print once the news industry got under way, four years after Shakespeare's death. For the past twenty years, he has contributed, as writer and panelist, to Chicago Shakespeare’s artistic and educational endeavors, prior to serving as Barbara Gaines’ advisor on Tug of War.

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