The Good Book | Court Theatre | Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader
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When: Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through April 19 2015
Price: $45-$65
Back in 2011, and then again in 2013, Court Theatre presented one of the best shows I've seen on a Chicago stage: An Iliad. Building on Robert Fagle's English translation, adapter/deconstructors Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson turned Homer's Trojan War epic into a bravura solo (performed by Timothy Edward Kane) that not only retold one of the founding stories of Western civilization but sent it vibrating up through the generations, into our time, and across our spines. So imagine how happy I was to hear that O'Hare and Peterson had turned their attention to another essential document—the Bible—with the results set to run at Court in a production featuring an all-star ensemble led by Hollis Resnik and Alex Weisman. Continue reading >>
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