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My name is Gary Zidek. Welcome to The Arts Section. Tune into the radio program every Sunday morning on WDCB 90.9 & 90.7 FM or listen to it online here. I'll be showcasing a variety of arts & entertainment, as well as.highlighting some creative ideas.

Chicago Shakespeare Conjures New Version of MACBETH

Chicago Shakespeare Conjures New Version of MACBETH

The Dueling Critics, Kelly Kleiman and Jonathan Abarbanel, review Chicago Shakespeare Theater's new production of MACBETH.

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"I think this is a good production of MACBETH in all the ways that really count. I recommend it as fine Shakespeare and as engaging theater" - Jonathan Abarbanel

 Macbeth (Ian Merrill Peakes, right) and Lady Macbeth (Chaon Cross) ascend to power, observed by the Weird Sisters. Photo by Liz Lauren.

Macbeth (Ian Merrill Peakes, right) and Lady Macbeth (Chaon Cross) ascend to power, observed by the Weird Sisters. Photo by Liz Lauren.

 A scene from Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s production of  Macbeth.  Photo by Liz Lauren

A scene from Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s production of Macbeth. Photo by Liz Lauren

Chicago Shakespeare Theater's MACBETH is running through June 24 The Yard on Navy Pier.

 Ian Merrill Peakes is Macbeth and Chaon Cross is Lady Macbeth in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s production of  Macbeth.  Photo by Jeff Sciortino.

Ian Merrill Peakes is Macbeth and Chaon Cross is Lady Macbeth in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s production of Macbeth. Photo by Jeff Sciortino.

Dueling Critics Picks:

Kelly: LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET at Chicago Children's Theatre.

Jonathan: SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER at Raven Theatre

Social Issues Influence Terence Blanchard's Music

Social Issues Influence Terence Blanchard's Music

Chinese Artist/Activist Ai Weiwei Brings TRACE Exhibit to Chicago

Chinese Artist/Activist Ai Weiwei Brings TRACE Exhibit to Chicago