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Much Ado About Nothing

by William Shakespeare
directed by Rebecca Willingham

​William Shakespeare's comedy Much Ado About Nothing tells the story of two pairs of lovers, Benedick and Beatrice, and Claudio and Hero, who face misunderstandings and deceptions in their journeys to the altar. When Hero is falsely accused of being unfaithful, chaos ensues, creating a backdrop of intrigue and a battle of wits.

May 06, 2022 - May 15, 2022
In the Healy Theatre
(773) 325-7900

​The cast features Ryan J. Adams (Don John/Verges), Ryan Robert Cowhey (Borachio/Mr. Francis), Paul Danowski (Claudio), Jake Emmerling (Don Pedro), Emilie Maureen Hanson (Beatrice), Murri Lazaroff-Babin (Leonato), Rich Adrian Lazatin (Balthasar/Conrade), Veronique Le (Margaret/Seacole), Maeve Mollaghan (Ursula/Oatcake), Carlos Olmedo (Antonio/Sexton), Reilly O'Shaughnessy (Dogberry), Olemich Tugas (Benedick), and Savannah Youngblood (Hero).

The production team includes scenic design by Shokie Tseumah, costume design by Finnegan Chu, lighting design by Zachary C. Fonder, projection design by Reese Craig, sound design by Chris Comstock, technical direction by Jacob DeKlyen, dramaturgy by Isabelle Cheng, Ross Milstead, and Camille Pugliese, and stage management by Gabriella Suarez.​