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Goodman’s Production of “Measure for Measure”

Shakespeare set in 1970s Manhattan at the Goodman

Shakespeare’s “problem play” Measure for Measure is staged infrequently, yet is almost eerily contemporary in its subject. For the production on the Goodman Theatre main stage, Artistic Director Robert Falls finds placing the action in a declining, yet over-the-top 1970s Manhattan

Bill McGlaughlin Profiles Gabriel Fauré

Portrait of Gabriel Faure painted by John Singer Seargent, 1889

Student of Camille Saint-Saens and teacher to Maurice Ravel, Gabriel Fauré lived and helped drive one of the most fascinating eras in music. He was choir master at Saint-Sulpice when Widor was organist, and part of an association which included Bizet, Franck, Lalo and Massenet

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