Tug Of War: Foreign Fire

Edward III, Henry V, Henry VI, Part 1

May 11

June 12, 2016

at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

by William Shakespeare
adapted and directed by Barbara Gaines

Alex Weisman

Red Cap Soldier / Bedford / Prince Phillip / Young John Talbot

Alex Weisman returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Julius Caesar and The Madness of George III. Other Chicago credits include: Mary, A Christmas Carol (Goodman Theatre); Peter Pan (Lookingglass Theatre Company); The Good Book (Court Theatre); October Sky (Marriott Theatre); The Rainmaker (Jeff Award nomination), Rough Crossing (First Folio Theatre); Ah! Wilderness (Jeff Award nomination, Eclipse Theatre Company); You Never Can Tell (Remy Bumppo Theatre Company); as well as productions with Porchlight Music Theatre, Chicago Children's Theatre, Provision Theater, The House Theatre and The Other Theater Company. He is an associate artist at TimeLine Theatre, where he has appeared in My Name is Asher Lev, The Normal Heart and The History Boys (Jeff Award - Supporting Actor). Mr. Weisman can be seen as Paramedic Alan Chout on NBC's Chicago Med, Chicago P.D. and Chicago Fire. Other film and television credits include Empire, Scrooge & Marley and Black Box. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and stakeholder with The BackRoom Shakespeare Project.

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