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4.3 / 5 Rated by 28 members
Review from Candace M.
52 events 45 reviews

Excellent modern day intrepretation of business and politics feeding off of those with money and abandoning them when they appear broke. There are a couple scenes not suitable for children under the age of 14.

reviewed May 13 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Pat C.
Red Velvet 186 events 84 reviews

The fact that Timon is so relevant to the 21st century is yet another tribute to William Shakespeare's genius. Barbara Gaines has put together a riveting production, that allows the brilliant Ian McDiarmid to shine as Timon. I don't know when...continued

reviewed Apr 24 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from GeorgiePorgie
Red Velvet 81 events 40 reviews

Turns a minor Shakespeare play into a fun romp. The modern staging adds a level of wit and amusement to the otherwise almost over-dark play. I'm not usually a fan of Gaines' stagecraft, but this time I was grinning froim ear to ear, almost...continued

reviewed May 09 2012 report as inappropriate
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In a high-risk world of quick profits and borrowed luxury, Timon is a god among men. But can this titan survive when the tides of fortune turn? From performances with the Royal Shakespeare Company and on Broadway to the Star Wars film series and beyond, internationally celebrated actor Ian McDiarmid is brilliantly matched to the challenging role of Timon. And Artistic Director Barbara Gaines’ gripping new production features the kind of inventive staging and electrifying performances that always makes an evening at Chicago Shakespeare one to remember.

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