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Play: Life’s a Dream

Tales of political machinations and jilted lovers intertwine in this masterful play by Shakepeare’s Spanish counterpart. For a prince imprisoned in a tower by his father reality blurs as he wrestles with the conflict between free will and fate, and control of the nation hangs in the balance.

Dates:
March 31 at 7:30 p.m.
April 1, 5, 6, 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m.
April 2 and 9 at 2 p.m.
Post show discussion (April 6): Fate, Destiny and Free Will

By Pedro Calderón de la Barca
Adapted by Adrian Mitchell and John Barton
Directed by Josép Galindo, head of theatre at Barcelona’s Eolia Conservatory

“Dream delivers us to dream, and there is no end to illusion.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

For more information, please visit http://theatreandmusic.uic.edu/eventdetails/638/619.