Tag Archive: BostonCommon

Sullivan’s touch makes ‘Cymbeline’ a comic delight

BOSTON – It’s unusual to point right at a director when beginning a theater review but in this case, it’s a must. For the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s annual run on the Boston Common,… Continue reading

On the Common, CSC’s deadly game of thrones

BOSTON – It is a deadly Game of Thrones, and on a recent summer’s night it had the same hold on its audience as the hit HBO series. “Richard III,” the Commonwealth Shakespeare… Continue reading

CSC’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is a tale for our times

BOSTON – Is Willy Shakespeare – who celebrated his 453rd birthday earlier this year – getting older and wiser? Why is it that so many of the themes – especially the blood feud… Continue reading

‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’: Comedy tonight on the lawn

BOSTON – You don’t actually have to be a great lover of Shakespeare to enjoy Shakespeare in the Park. Just being on the lawn of America’s oldest public park on a perfect summer… Continue reading