Directed by Aaron Posner and Teller
The Yard at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
This magical, ghostly tragedy will be created by directors Aaron Posner and Teller, of the famous magic team, Penn and Teller. Their production of THE TEMPEST last year was named the Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Production and the two directors received the Best Direction award.
Meet MACBETH’S award winning director Aaron Posner at a pre-show chat with Artistic Director Dominic Misismi at 6:30 p.m. Location TBD. In addition to directing for many of America’s major theatre companies, Mr. Posner is also an award-winning playwright and his productions have been seen Off-Broadway and at major regional theatres throughout the United States. Mr. Posner is a graduate of Northwestern University and a former student of Mr. Missimi.
Tickets: $45 each
The Cher Show, starring Stephanie Block and costumes by Bob Mackie is based on the life of Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere Bono Allman or as her friends call her, Cher! Featuring her beloved chart-topping hits, The Cher Show will feature a book by Rick Elice (Tony Award-best Musical Jersey Boys), direction by Jason Moore (Tony Award-best Musical Avenue Q), choreography by Tony Award-winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies) and orchestrations, arrangements and musical supervision by Tony Award-winner Daryl Waters (Memphis).
Dinner: 5:30 p.m. at Petterino's
Curtain: 7:30 p.m. at the Oriental Theater