Olympia Dukakis

Theater Review: Shakespeare & Co Mounts a Powerful Staging of “Mother Courage”

August 7, 2013
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Olympia Dukakis makes good on her desire to evoke the weakness the indomitable Mother Courage fights so hard to cover up: the actress conveys the highs and lows of this gargantuan character with enormous power.

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Theater Review: A “Tempest” With the Wedding Bell Blues

July 31, 2012
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Olympia Dukakis’ Prospera is no tough feminist deity commanding a tiny kingdom. She is at her best when she plays the character as a feisty, down-to-earth mother who wants the best for her daughter.

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