The Winter's Tale
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Peter Robel
November 25 – December 18, 2005
presented at Breadline Theatre
Leontes (King of Sicilia) and Polixenes (King of Bohemia) are good friends with a deep regard for each other. But in Leontes' mind, an unwarranted suspicion has grown at the closeness between his wife, Queen Hermione, and Polixenes.
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Rave reviews for The Winter's Tale:
"The clever contemporary flourishes in the video segments and Robel's own effective score add to this uneven but thoughtful take on one of Shakespeare's wisest plays"
–Kerry Reid, Chicago Tribune
"Bohemian’s The Winter’s Tale is a rewarding and enjoyable production for those schooled in Shakespeare or not, and a chance to see some impressive newcomers to the Chicago theatre scene.... Robel has also contributed an impressive original background score"
–John Olson, TalkinBroadway.com
"The sincere storytelling in this Bohemian Theatre Ensemble staging, directed by Peter Robel, carries the day... Kyle Lemieux is powerfully persuasive as Leontes... Elizabeth Christine Tanner makes much of Paulina's glorious denunciations"
–Lawrence Bommer, Chicago Reader