source: Chicago Tribune
section: Weekend Chicago
published: February 24, 1990
author: Richard Christiansen (Entertainment editor)
credit: web.archive – JM.com
The works of Pedro Calderon de la Barca (1600-81), considered Spain’s greatest playwright, are so rarely seen here that Bailiwick Repertory’s current production of “Life Is a Dream,” the most famous of his approximately 200 plays, is something of an event.