Absolute Hell Makes Its U.S. Premiere in Chicago
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The last date listed for Absolute Hell was Sunday April 29, 2012 / 2:30pm.
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Even among Shakespeare's "greatest hits," Othello stands apart for its passion, its sense of danger and its continual relevance amidst the evils of the modern world. Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army, and his new wife, Desdemona, seemingly have it all -- true love, success and happiness. But can anyone protect them from "honest" Iago, a master magician of deceit? The inspiration for villains as varied as Milton's Satan and Breaking Bad's Walter White, Iago is one of the most hypnotically evil characters ever created, and the driving force behind Shakespeare's profound tragedy of love and jealousy. Learn More
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3rd show I've seen at the Gift Theatre... I like the environment of this local theater... Always enjoy the energy and enthusiasm of the actors.
Access: Train and bus 2 blocks away... Parking is relatively easy.. (Plenty of metered parking,...continued
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“Absolute Hell is one of those eminently worthy, only-in-Chicago, ensemble-is-everything nights.” — Chicago Tribune
Featuring Gift Ensemble Members Brittany Burch, John Connolly, Paul D’Addario, Gabriel Franken, Alexandra Main, Kenny Mihlfried, Lynda Newton, Michael Patrick Thornton and Jay Worthington with guest artists Alexis Atwill, Harter Clingman, Kurt Conroyd, Patrick DeNicola, Joanne Dubach, Marssie Mencotti, Donna McGough, Justine Serino, Amy Speckien, Maria Stephens, Dylan Stuckey and Adam Welsh