Phèdre

Court Theatre
5535 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60615
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Chicago's Court Theatre opens its 48th season with nationally acclaimed director JoAnne Akalaitis' provocative and passionate staging of Phèdre, Jean Racine's 17th-century version of Euripides' Greek tragedy about a queen's passion for her husband's son. The play is adapted by Paul Schmidt. There are no Saturday matinees during previews. Opening night is at 7pm.

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Phèdre

Sep 18, 2002
Seventeenth century French neo-classical tragedy never has been popular with English-speaking audiences. Owing to the strict structural formulae which it follows, ... Read More

Phèdre - Sep 18, 2002

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