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Brustein takes another look at Will's world

Call it the revenge of Tom Stoppard. Considered a great contemporary playwright by most theater writers, Stoppard has been something of a punching bag to Robert Brustein, one of America's most distinguished critics.
Bardic fun
By ED SIEGEL  |  September 23, 2011
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Reversal of fortunes

Timon of Athens is Shakespeare’s least characteristic tragedy, and the toughest to pull off.
Timon of Athens from Actors’ Shakespeare Project, Prelude to a Kiss from the Huntington
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  May 28, 2010

Play by play: May 28, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, May 28, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 28, 2010

Play by Play: May 21, 2010

Boston's weekly theater listings
Theater listings, May 21, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 21, 2010

Play by play: May 14, 2010

Boston's weekly theater listings
Theater listings, May 14, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 14, 2010

Play by play: September 4, 2009

Boston's weekly theater guide
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  September 04, 2009


Play by Play: August 28, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  August 28, 2009
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Suspicion

With John Douglas Thompson’s Moor, more is evidently more.
Othello at Shakespeare + Company, Doubt at Gloucester Stage
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 12, 2008
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Bewitched

Critic Harold Bloom compares Cleopatra, more in her infinite vitality than in her “infinite variety,” to that Shakespearean life force Sir John Falstaff.
Antony and Cleopatra and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at S+C
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 15, 2007
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Just a gigolo

Two guys on Berkshire stages are trying to parlay sexual prowess into deep pockets this week.
Sweet Bird of Youth ; The Merry Wives of Windsor ; The Price
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  July 25, 2006