President Larry Dietz had the privilege of a walk-on role in “Love’s Labour’s Lost” during the Illinois Shakespeare Festival on Sunday, July 25.
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival’s 2015 season offers remarkable variety, including a Shakespearean comedy and history, a hip-hop adaptation, and a contemporary sequel written in verse.
Cal Pritner (1935-2014) was an educator, writer, administrator, and actor.
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival runs through August 8, 2015, at Ewing Cultural Center in Bloomington and Westhoff Theatre in Normal.
The Q Brothers, two Chicago boys who have taken their hip-hop versions of the Bard’s works across the globe (and to the Globe), will perform their latest work at the Illinois Shakespeare Festival in July with an adaptation of Two Gentlemen of Verona called Q Gents.
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival partnered with Illinois State’s Ewing Cultural Center to present ShakesFEAR, a haunted tour through Shakespeare’s most gruesome imagery.
The professor in Illinois State University’s School of Theatre and Dance is teaching acting majors how to be believable (and safe) while fighting on stage.