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Jeff Award Winning Director, Rachel Rockwell

December 6th, 2011

Celebrated Chicago musical theater director Rachel Rockwell returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) to adapt and direct a 75-minute abridged production of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew beginning February 2012. Rockwell staged CST’s critically acclaimed, world premiere musicals The Adventures of Pinocchio and The Emperor’s New Clothes, and her work as a choreographer has been seen on Chicago Shakespeare’s stages in productions including The Merry Wives of Windsor, Romeo and Juliet and Measure for Measure. In addition to regional credits throughout the country, Rockwell’s Chicago-area directing and choreography credits include Jeff Award-winning productions at The Marriott Theatre, Apple Tree Theatre, Noble Fools Theatricals and Drury Lane Oakbrook, where Rockwell garnered a Jeff Award for Best Director for Ragtime. 

photo credits: Michael Brosilow and Helen Drysdale.