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When: Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through Nov. 10 2013

It's a weird irony of life that Chicago Shakespeare Theater's best and most memorable shows aren't the Shakespearean ones. Last season, for instance, the company on Navy Pier presented please-let-me-out-of-here mountings of Henry VIII and Julius Caesar, while on the other hand offering up a sublime revival of Sunday in the Park With George and hosting delightful-to-devastating productions by companies from Scotland, South Africa, Italy, and Belarus. Another big, Bard-free success was The School for Lies—an antic version of Moliere's The Misanthrope, in which playwright David Ives has retained the original play's aristocratic, 17th-century French ambience while piling on loads of 21st-century-style wordplay and wit. Continue reading >>

Price: $48-$78