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Two Pence Theatre offers a production 400 years in the making, Thomas Middleton’s Women Beware Women

Beware the woman with the ukulele above, Loretta Rezos as Livia with Maggie Scrantom as not-quite-innocent Isabella, in Women Beware Women (photo courtesy of Two Pence Theatre Company).

Jonathan and Kelly sample incest, adultery and power in Women Beware Women, a Jacobean battle-of-the-sexes at Two Pence Theatre. Plus, Kelly recommends C. S. Lewis On Stage at Provision Theatre.


Today’s Trivia Question Answered, 3 Oct. 2013

Question: Artistic director Robert Falls has been Goodman Theatre for 27 years. What theatre did he run BEFORE that?

Answer: Robert Falls was artistic director of the Wisdom Bridge Theatre, a 199-seat house up a steep staircase on Howard Street on Chicago’s Far North Side. Falls directed there famous productions of Mother Courage and Her Children, Hamlet (with Aiden Quinn spray-painting “To be or not to be”), In the Belly of the Beast (with William Petersen) and Rat in the Skull which launched Falls’ long partnership with Brian Dennehy.