Podcast With CHRIS PLEVIN, Director of Production at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Director of Production, Chris Plevin discusses the return of Black Watch to the Broadway Armory, as well as the theatre’s continuing relationship with the City of Chicago and the expansion of Shakespeare in the Parks. For more information please visit ChicagoShakes.com
Chris Plevin (Director of Production) has been with Chicago Shakespeare Theater since 2003. As head of the production department, he oversees all CST and international productions and directs the long term planning of the scenery, lighting, costumes, wigs, sound, properties, and special effects departments. Previously, he spent three seasons as the Production Manager for another Chicago theater company, Uma Productions, and worked on the Steven Sondheim musical Bounce at the Goodman Theatre. Mr. Plevin has spent two seasons as the production manager of the National High School Institute at Northwestern University where he was also an instructor and mentor in the stage management program. He has worked as a stage manager for Collaboraction and as a Project/Event Manager for both Fusion 5 Productions and Current Events International. He has been a speaker for various production and design process classes at Northwestern University and Columbia College. Mr. Plevin is a graduate of Northwestern University.