‘Tug of War’ at Chicago Shakespeare is binge-watch theater

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Barbara Gaines and Justin Kaufmann

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Barbara Gaines, founder and artistic director of the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, joins Justin to talk about Shakespeare 400 and the ambitious new production, “Tug of War: Foreign Fire.” Barbara talks about the use of contemporary music in the play, reconciling this production to Shakespeare purists, the difficulty putting on such a lengthy production, the concept of “binge-watch theater,” shifting perspectives on war and how art can change the world.

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