Carlo Goldoni

Theater Review: Shakespeare & Co’s “The Servant of Two Masters” — An Old Farce, Refreshed

July 21, 2014
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Director Jenna Ware’s adaptation (a world premiere) of Carlo Goldoni’s inspired zaniness puts a delightfully distinctive spin on a classic of clowning.

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Theater Review: “One Man, Two Guvnors” — From Brighton to Boston

September 12, 2013
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Director Spiro Veloudos keeps the clockwork running smoothly, not just ensuring that that the actors keep the rhythm, but making use of a skilled backstage crew who engineer (miraculously and on time) scenery and costume changes.

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Theater Review: A Supremely Funny “Servant of Two Masters”

February 5, 2013
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Leaving aside the doctrinal issue of how much of a commedia dell’arte evening should be improvised and how much should be scripted, the Yale Repertory Theatre production, in terms of performance and design, sets a high standard.

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Theater Review: The Venetian Twins — Commedia dell’arte Done Hilariously Right

July 15, 2011
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While by no means the headiest permutation of commedia dell’arte, Shakespeare & Company’s production of THE VENETIAN TWINS is skillful as anything a commedia enthusiast might hope to see.

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