This exciting look at Shakespeare’s tragedy is a decidedly gothic affair.
In this innovative production, Hamlet comes off as Shakespeare’s most successful genre mash-up of tragedy and comedy.
Apollinaire Theatre Company has expanded the possibilities of finding first-rate outdoor Shakespeare in the Boston area.
“From Denmark with Love” is playwright John J. King’s amusing mash-up of Shakespeare’s Danish tragedy and Ian Fleming’s Secret Agent 007.
Two warhorses of the theater come to town: Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” trots along in the Globe Theatre touring production, while “War Horse” shows off the equine puppet body beautiful.
Royal National Theatre Director Nicholas Hytner is determined to make the drama as relevant to our own times as to the Bard’s. The setting is a somewhat flimsy, gray-walled salon. Theatrical apparatuses are visible: a klieg light here, a fresnel there. Hamlet by William Shakespeare. Staged by the Royal National Theatre, London, England. Taped by […]
It should be pointed out that in London it is possible to see more shows in a limited time than one can do in the United States. Why? Because it has long been the sensible practice to stagger weekday matinees. By Caldwell Titcomb Shakespeare first, of course. The British quite rightly never tire of “Hamlet.” […]