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Shakespeare’s Friends save His Plays in Northlight’s Production of “The Book of Will”

**** Recommended **** Playwrights are amazing people. A successful playwright has a knack for finding drama any/everywhere. Lauren Gunderson finds her inspiration on the printed page, imagining how real people from history actually did whatever they were famous for doing. For instance, if William Shakespeare’s friends hadn’t done what they did, most of his plays would have been lost to us, which is the plot of Northlight Theatre’s new intelligent and articulate play, “The Book of Will”. 4 Spotlights

“The Book of Will” runs through December 17th at Northlight Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. Parking is free. Running time is 2 hours, 10 minutes, with an intermission. Performances are Wednesdays at 1:00 and 7:30 pm; Thursdays at 7:30 pm; Fridays at 8:00 pm; Saturdays at 2:30 and 8:00 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets range from $30-$81. FYI (847) 673-300 or www.northlight.org.

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