You need to hear this play. Especially if you are white and already “know” Othello. Listen again (and again) and prepare to question old assumptions.
Actors' Shakespeare Project
This was an enormously exciting production of Merchant of Venice, a reminder that theater can be (in fact, must be!) nervy.
Most of the time, Actors’ Shakespeare Project’s production of Macbeth is compelling.
Shining leads make up for a problem play that, in this production, has been further problematized.
Steven Barkhimer’s mastery of the role’s physicality is the key to his expression of its villainy.
Probably as it should be for a group called the Actors’ Shakespeare Project, the performances in Julius Caesar are the thing.
In Ionesco’s play, society no longer makes sense — even to itself.
Mortals would be foolish to miss the ASP’s version of Shakespeare’s Dream.
All in all, Allyn Burrows has assembled a solidly entertaining production of a perennial Shakespearean favorite for the winter season.
In this innovative production, Hamlet comes off as Shakespeare’s most successful genre mash-up of tragedy and comedy.