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Theater Spotlight
2017-09-13

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Chicago Shakespeare Theater inaugurates its new third theater—a multipurpose space called The Yard—with The Toad Knew. This imported production from France's La Compagnie du Hanneton is devised by physical theater master James Thierrée and delves into dreams and nightmares as recreated by a troupe of dancers, high-wire artists and musicians. The Toad Knew plays five performances only between Tuesday, Sept. 19, through Saturday, Sept. 23, at The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E. Grand Ave. Tickets are $38-$88. Call 312-595-5600 or visit ChicagoShakes.com .

Caption: James Thierrée's The Toad Knew from France's La Compagnie du Hanneton inaugurates Chicago Shakespeare Theater's new third theater called The Yard. Photo by Richard Haughton


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