Shakespeare Electronic Conference, SHK 7.0844. Friday, 15 November 1996.
From: Gavin H Witt <
Date: Friday, 15 Nov 96 1:15:46 CST
Subject: [*Pericles* in Chicago]
A notice for listmembers/readers/lurkers in the Chicago area: If you want to
see an aggressive and highly engaging adaptation of Shakespeare's rarely
performed _Pericles_, there is a production now running at Facets Multimedia at
1517 W. Fullerton--Thu-Sat at 8, Sun at 3 through December 15. Nominated for
Jeff Awards, the production uses an ensemble of 8 to create the entire story,
and draws on TWine, Gower, and Wilkins as well as a judiciously cut version of
the quarto version of the play for its text. All so far have reacted with
enormously positive enthusiasm for the presentation and adaptation, and we'd be
only too happy to have more informed response and reception.
Produced by greasy joan & company; call for reservations or information call
And yes, I did adapt and direct--don't mean to sound own horn but it is a rare
opportunity to see this lovely play in live production. come one, come all.