Thursday, April 16, 2015

CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE THEATER PRESENTS SENSE AND SENSIBILITY AT THE MUSIC BOX THEATRE.


Worlds Collide Alert
Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 7:00pm

Here at ChiIL Mama, we love it when our friends play nice together. We're going to be there for the press opening of SENSE AND SENSIBILITY at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, so we were elated to hear that our friends over at Music Box Theatre will also be showing the 1995 movie version! Because you can never have too much SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, after all.




Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents the 1995 film SENSE AND SENSIBILITY based on the Jane Austen novel. CST will introduce the film and its relation to CST's new musical adaptation of the novel. This world premiere musical of Sense and Sensibility will run at CST's Courtyard Theater from April 18th through June 7th, 2015. Join the Music Box Theatre and Chicago Shakespeare Theatre in a unique intersection of literature, cinema and stage.

WHEN:
Monday, April 27th, 2015
7:00pm Introduction + Screening

Where: Music Box Theatre | 3733 North Southport Ave | Chicago, IL 60613

ABOUT THE FILM:
Directed by: Ang Lee
Starring: Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, James Fleet
SENSE AND SENSIBILITY is the recipient of seven Oscar (R) nominations. This film
version of Jane Austen's classic 1811 novel, which stars stars Emma Thompson as
Elinor Dashwood. Thompson won the film's sole Oscar (R) for her screenplay
adaptation of Austen's novel.



ABOUT MUSIC BOX THEATRE:
For the last two decades, the Music Box Theatre has been the premiere venue in Chicago for independent and foreign films. It currently has the largest theater space operated full time in the city.
The Music Box Theatre is independently owned and operated by the Southport Music Box Corporation. SMBC, through its Music Box Films division, also distributes foreign and independent films in the theatrical, DVD and television markets throughout the United States.


ABOUT CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE THEATER
Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) believes that Shakespeare speaks to everyone. A global theatrical force, CST is known for vibrant productions that reflect Shakespeare’s genius for storytelling, language and empathy for the human condition. We have evolved into a dynamic company, producing award-winning plays at our home on Navy Pier, throughout Chicago’s schools and neighborhoods, and on stages around the world. We serve as a partner in literacy to Chicago Public Schools, working alongside English teachers to help struggling readers connect with Shakespeare in the classroom, and bringing his text to life on stage for 40,000 students every year. And each summer, 25,000 families and audience members of all ages welcome our free Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks tour into their neighborhoods across the far north, west and south sides of the city. Reflecting the global city we call home, CST is the leading producer of international work in Chicago and has toured our own plays abroad to Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe.

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