The Illinois Shakespeare Festival (ISF) has announced its 2021 summer camps and classes!
Festival Dramaturg Kee-Yoon Nahm spoke with director Jenny McKnight about the upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure at the Illinois Shakespeare Festival (ISF).
What does the term “problem play” mean when used in conjunction with “Measure for Measure” and several other Shakespeare plays and when did it originate? Is it useful to treat “Measure for Measure” as a play with a problem, or does that hinder our understanding?
At first glance, the two plays in the Illinois Shakespeare Festival’s 2021 season could not be further apart.
Now in its 44th year, the Illinois Shakespeare Festival announced the line-up for their 2021 summer season, which will include the Shakespearean classics The Winter’s Tale and Measure for Measure.
Festival Dramaturg Kee-Yoon Nahm spoke with Nisi Sturgis and Jordan Coughtry about their many experiences with the Illinois Shakespeare Festival (ISF), as well as what it is like for a married couple of Shakespearean actors to live and work together.
What better way to get through the bleakness of our current winter than reading some Shakespeare, preferably with a hot drink in hand?
After postponing the 2020 season, the Illinois Shakespeare Festival will produce a new slate of plays for summer 2021. There will also be changes to ticket sales.
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival is delighted to announce the appointment of a new managing director, Dr. Derek R. Munson.
Abigail Anderson was recently announced as the 2021 recipient of the Sutter Family Shakespeare Scholarship for the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. The Sutter Scholarship is awarded to a first-year student with a high level of acting talent. The scholarship recipient receives an acting internship for one season with the Illinois Shakespeare Festival as well as an