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Henry VIII Member Picks The Short List (Theater) Closing (Theater and Galleries)

When: Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through June 16 2013

Barbara Gaines is a great leader, no doubt about it. She took a little Lincoln Avenue storefront theater—not even a storefront, really, but a rooftop-patio-over-a-bar theater—and built it into a big-name, big-budget, high-prestige cultural institution with a well-earned reputation for connecting Chicago to the international theater community through its World's Stages program, which I dearly love and sincerely respect. I think about what she's achieved every time I walk into her wood-paneled temple to the Bard on Navy Pier, Chicago Shakespeare Theater. But I've got to admit, I often find her directing hard to take. Continue reading >>

Price: $48-$78


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