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Love's labors: ASP visits Two Gentlemen
I have never seen a production of Two Gentlemen of Verona , and now I know why.
| December 21, 2012
Review: Actors' Shakespeare Project essays Cymbeline
If you're thinking that Shakespeare never released a greatest-hits play, you've never seen Cymbeline . Then again, that wouldn't put you in a very elite group, since this late (1610 or 1611) romance is one of the Bard's least-produced works.
Good Will hunting
| February 18, 2011
The work of Actors' Shakespeare Project is generally smart and imaginative, so the company's thoroughly misbegotten Henry IV, Part I , the first half of ASP's The Coveted Crown (at Midway Studios through November 21), comes as a surprise.
ASP's Henry IV, Part I
| October 15, 2010
Springer vs. Nero!
Two opera productions overlapping at the Calderwood Pavilion exploit exploitation.
Monteverdi's Poppea opens the Boston Early Music Festival, plus the Cantata Singers, the Discovery Ensemble, and Barbara Cook at the Pops
| June 12, 2009
There was room for more than one young Jewish diarist in the occupied Amsterdam of World War II. Anne Frank, who died as a teen, is a 20th-century icon. But until recently, her feisty innocence hid Etty Hillesum's fire.
The Wrestling Patient at the BCA; the Lyric's Speech & Debate
| March 31, 2009
Review: ASP's The Duchess of Malfi, Nora's The Cherry Orchard
T.S. Eliot famously opined that John Webster saw "the skull beneath the skin."
| January 13, 2009
The roar of the greasepaint precedes that of the autumn wind this year.
Fall on the Boston boards
| September 12, 2007
This Hamlet is as lucid a production as you’re going to see.
ASP Hamlet takes the Strand stage
| October 24, 2006
A turn-of-the-20th-century dourness collides with a likable lightness of being in Actors’ Shakespeare Project’s Twelfth Night .
Actors’ Shakespeare Project’s delightful Twelfth Night
| January 02, 2006
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