**** Highly Recommended **** I always look forward to the evenings I spend watching First Folio’s Shakespeare under the stars. Somehow, that atmosphere – an outdoor stage set in the lush Mayslake Peabody Estate – transports me into Shakespeare’s world. That stage has been transformed into a 1930’s Chicago jazz club as the backdrop for “Shrew’d”, First Folio’s brand new musical based on Shakespeare’s misogynistic comedy, “The Taming of the Shrew”. I fell in love with this show listening to the very first song, “City of Dreams”, a tribute to Chicago. Don’t miss “Shrew’d”! 4 Big Spotlights
“Shrew’d” runs through August 19th on First Folio’s outdoor stage on the grounds of the Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st Street (31st & Rt. 83), Oakbrook. Parking is free. Performances are Wednesdays through Sundays at 8:15 pm. Tickets range from $34-$44. FYI (630) 986-8067 or www.firstfolio.org.
Read my entire review at www.spotlightonlake.com.