adapted by Stephen Greenblatt and Charles Mee based on the play by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher
directed by Peter Garino
April 15-19, 2016
“This is our wedding day.
We haven't even had our wedding dinner
and he's gone off with Susana to Assisi for the afternoon?
What does it mean?”
It’s Anselmo’s big wedding day, but he’s having second thoughts: Will his betrothed remain faithful to him? To put his new wife to the test , he asks his best man to try to seduce her. Join the wedding guests for a celebration like none you've ever witnessed in this delightful modern adaptation based on William Shakespeare and John Fletcher’s long-lost play, “Cardenio.” Peter Garino directs a cast of Shakespeare Project favorites in this special adaptation by Stephen Greenblatt and Charles Mee.
Friday, April 15, 2016 at 7:00PM, The Niles Public Library*, 6960 W. Oakton Street, Niles, Illinois
Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 10:00AM, The Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois
Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 2:00PM, The Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois
Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 2:00PM, The Highland Park Public Library, 494 Laurel Avenue, Highland Park, Illinois
Monday, April 18, 2016 at 6:30PM, Vernon Area Public Library*, 300 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire, Illinois
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 7:15PM, Mount Prospect Public Library*, 10 S. Emerson Street, Mount Prospect, Illinois
An introduction to the play commences 15 minutes prior to curtain.
Admission is free, seating is limited.
* Pre-registration required at Niles Public Library (call 847-663-1234)
* Pre-registration required at Vernon Area Public Library (call 847-634-3650)
* Pre-registration required at Mount Prospect Public Library (call 847-253-5675)