Fuente Ovejuna

Chicago Shakespeare Theater
800 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
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Chicago Shakespeare Theater Artistic Director Barbara Gaines directs Fuente Ovejuna as the final event of the CST Play Reading Series. The townspeople of Fuente Ovejuna take vengeance on their monarch for his cruelty; they kill him and the whole town takes the blame. Based on historical facts during the reign of Fernando and Isabel, playwright Lope de Vega transformed a piece of history and wrote a masterpiece with an entire town as its protagonist

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