Shakespeare Project of Chicago Records
Scope and Content of the Collection
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago Records contain documents related to performances staged from 2008 to 2014. Materials include: correspondence, curtain speeches, director’s scripts, newsletters, programs, promotional materials, and rehearsal schedules.
- Shakespeare Project of Chicago (Organization)
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago Records are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).
Ownership and Literary Rights
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago Records are the physical property of the Newberry Library. Copyright may belong to the authors or their legal heirs or assigns. For permission to publish or reproduce any materials from this collection, contact the Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections.
History of The Shakespeare Project of Chicago
Founded in 1995, The Shakespeare Project of Chicago brings the works of William Shakespeare and other classic dramatists to life for free to Chicago area audiences. The Shakespeare Project of Chicago also showcases talents from the Actors’ Equity Association, the professional union of actors and stage managers. Additionally, the project supports education outreach programs related to Shakespeare studies for students in middle school, high school, and college.
0.6 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Chicago area theater company focused on works by Shakespeare and other classic dramatists. Production notes, scripts, promotional materials, and other documents related to performances.
Materials arranged chronologically.
Collection Stack Location
1 31 3
Gift of Peter Garino, 2015.
Samantha Smith, 2015.
- Inventory of The Shakespeare Project of Chicago Records, 2008-2017
- Samantha Smith
- Language of description
- Script of description