Tag Archive: CommonwealthshakespeareCompany

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

At Babson, CSC’s triumphant ‘Birdy’ takes flight

WELLESLEY – When it is not performing on Boston Common, Babson College is the home of the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, and it has quickly become an important part of the Boston theater scene,… 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

‘Death and the Maiden’ will leave you breathless

WELLESLEY – There’s no escaping the tension that builds steadily during the 100 minutes of “Death and the Maiden.” It becomes even more pronounced since it’s performed in the intimate confines of the… 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