Ely Phan is a Chicago-based maker of theatre, music, & lattes, with deep roots in Madison, Wisconsin. In work, Phan tries to center the stories and voices of unlikely heroes with complex intersections of identity. These songs are a
Mother Courage Alone – Fermat’s adaptation of Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage and Her Children Cast and Crew Mother Courage Greer Dubois Narrator Steffen Silvis Musician Diana Wheeler Script & Director David Simmons Graphic & web design Wendy Vardaman Stage Manager
Meet the Macbeths! Odd though it may seem, we actually see more of their shared, private, married lives than perhaps any other couple in all of Shakespeare’s work. Mrs. Lear? No mention. Othello & Desdemona? They spend one night together.
Much of twentieth century Shakespeare scholarship was devoted to arguments as to which was the better source for modern editions – the quartos or the First Folio, published in 1623, some seven years after his death. The Folio contains 36