Award-Winning Chicago Shakespeare Theater Brings ‘Twelfth Night’ to Chicago Heights Stage

CHICAGO HEIGHTS–(ENEWSPF)–April 29, 2016.  Prairie State College (PSC) is welcoming the Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) to the college to perform “Short Shakespeare! Twelfth Night,” at 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 3, in the Barnes & Noble College Auditorium, located on the PSC main campus at 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

The 75-minute abridged version of William Shakespeare’s original play is adapted and directed by Kirsten Kelly, and is part of the CST’s 2016 Shakespeare 400 Chicago celebration. The show will be followed by a question and answer session with the actors. The production is supported by the PSC Foundation and the Division of Academic Affairs.

Tickets are being sold before the event in the Business Office in room 1110. Tickets also will be available at the door the morning of the performance.

CST produces award-winning plays on their home stage on Navy Pier, as well as throughout Chicago’s schools and neighborhoods and on stages around the world. The company has been honored with numerous national and international awards, including the Regional Theater Tony Award, three Laurence Olivier Awards, and seventy-seven Joseph Jefferson Awards. CST was the 2012 recipient of the Folger Shakespeare Library’s national Shakespeare Steward Award for innovative teaching of Shakespeare in American classrooms.

“This is some of the best Shakespeare theater available in world, right here on the PSC campus,” said Justin Vidovic, associate professor of English and Liberal Arts at PSC.

For more information, contact Vidovic at 708-709-7981 or email [email protected].