Regina Buccola is associate professor of English at Roosevelt
University in Chicago. She is the author of Fairies, Fractious
Women, and the Old Faith.
Peter Kanelos is an assistant professor in the department of fine and performing arts at Loyola University Chicago. He is the editor of Thunder at a Playhouse.
The Chicago Shakespeare Theater has made a contribution of
inestimable importance to the Chicago cultural scene. This fine
collection of essays... is a worthy and fascinating tribute to the
genius of Barbara Gaines as theater maestro extraordinaire. To
quote Antony from Julius Caesar, 'When comes such another?' Or, as
Enobarbus says of Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra, 'Kneel down,
kneel down, and wonder.'--David Bevington, University of
This collection is an enjoyable, dynamic, and occasionally stunning read. -Matthew Kozusko, Ursinus College As the first book about the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, this book offers a valuable resource to anyone interested in the work of this theater company. Overall the scholarship of these essays is excellent. -Beatrice Bosco, DePaul University