Allegra Libonati has assembled a mostly excellent cast for what at first glance should be an evening of quality Bardic entertainment.
There is much to like in this outdoor production of Love’s Labor’s Lost — the time passes by quickly and there are plenty of smiles along the way.
This is Boston, not Austin.
The Outside the Box Festival going to need much more substance to justify its new 3-figure price tag.
For all of its sound and fury and smoke, the CSC’s version of King Lear is solid rather than surprising or exciting.
Shakespeare’s tragic characters, on the other hand, suffer from the Christian sin of pride: knowing you aren’t God, but trying to become Him—a sin of which any of us is capable. — W. H. Auden on Othello in Lectures on Shakespeare Othello by William Shakespeare. Directed by Steven Maler. Staged by the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company […]
The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare. Directed by Steve Maler. Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company at the Boston Common Parkman Bandstand, through August 16. Reviewed by Bill Marx Shakespeare can be punished by his own success. In “The Comedy of Errors” he juggles two sets of identical twins on stage with the dizzying aplomb […]