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Chicago Shakespeare’s “Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is a Magical Spellbinder

**** Highly Recommended **** Chicago Shakespeare Theatre’s production of “Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is a magical spellbinder. Although thousands of students will be coming to the Yard to see Director Jess McLeod’s 75-minute adaptation of the play, there are just eight more performances open to the public. My recommendation – call for tickets today! You’ll see an outstanding cast in a beautiful – and very funny – production. By the way, Sean Fortunato, one of the most respected actors in Chicago, plays Theseus/Oberon. 4 Spotlights

“Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer’s Night Dream” runs through March 10th in the Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre on Navy Pier. Patrons receive a 40% discount on parking in the Navy Pier Garages, so be sure and get your ticket validated in the CST lobby.

Running time is 75 minutes, no intermission. Public performances are on Saturdays at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. There is an Audio-Described Performance on February 17th at 11:00 am and an Open-captioned and ASL Duo-interpreted Performance on February 24th at 11:00am. Tickets range from $22-$34. FYI (312) 595-5600 or

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