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TRIST’s delightful twist on Twelfth Night

From the earliest days of the Rhode Island Shakespeare Theater (TRIST) in the 1970s, its founder and director Bob Colonna has been one of the state's keenest and cleverest interpreters of the Bard.
Googling the Bard
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  March 02, 2012
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ASP's Twelfth Night enters laughing

The challenge in any production of Twelfth Night isn't the love triangle.
Clown show
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  October 14, 2011
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Freeport’s excellent (and free!) outdoor Shakespeare

Trickery and dissembling around love have one role or other in just about everything Shakespeare wrote, though he lays it on particularly thick in Twelfth Night .
Fade to gray
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  August 12, 2011
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Maine's quirky summer stage season

Summertime and a lush arboreal landscape is an unexpected setting for Samuel Beckett's flinty Waiting for Godot , and this reviewer is already stirred.
History + mystery
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 17, 2011

Review: Brown's As You Like It turns the tables

There can be too much of a good thing, as Rosalind in As You Like It brings up in the course of things, thereby introducing the phrase to the English language. In a related caution, familiarity breeds contempt, as an Aesop's fable had it.
Role reversal
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 11, 2011
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Making some waves

Only a minute or two into the Fenix Theatre Company's Twelfth Night , certain principals are already wet and flailing on the floor of the reflecting pool in Deering Oaks Park.
Fenix's '60s Night in the park
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 30, 2010


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Present laughter

Director Brian McEleney returns to Trinity Repertory Company for a raucous Twelfth Night that hums with energy, drollery, and a makeshift score that meshes Shakespearean ditty with such seasonal fripperies as "Auld Lang Syne" and the Mariah Carey hit
Trinity throws a Twelfth Night party
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 12, 2010

Play by Play: January 29, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, January 29, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 29, 2010
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Looking back, going forward

Economic recession and post-racial themes abound in Boston’s early 2010 theater repertoire.
A diverse display for 2010
By MADDY MYERS  |  January 01, 2010
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Gilded stage

In the Theater at Monmouth's Twelfth Night , the Bard's gender-bending foibles play out in a proscenium within a proscenium — or, more strictly speaking, a sound stage within a proscenium:
Monmouth shifts time with Twelfth Night
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 31, 2009

Play by play: July 24, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  July 24, 2009


Play by play: July 17, 2009

Boston's theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  July 17, 2009
HEY, HO: Kenny Raskin brings a vaudeville touch to Feste.

Present mirth

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
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  January 02, 2006