As part of its Transformation Repertory, Quintessence Theatre Company presents one of Shakespeare’s most beguiling plays, The Winter’s Tale. Sometimes classified as a “late romance,” or a “tragi-comedy,” or simply “a problem play,” The Winter’s Tale spans two countries and 16 years.View More Quintessence Breaking the Cycle with Tragi-Comedy The Winter’s Tale
As Lear, Robert Jason Jackson is “every inch a king.View More KING LEAR (Quintessence): England at his feet
Quintessence Theatre’s production of WAITING FOR GODOT just closed. Henrik Eger spoke to the director about his background and his experiences directing Samuel Beckett’s classic.View More Why Wait? Director Ken Marini talks about Quintessence Theatre’s brilliant WAITING FOR GODOT
Quintessence Theatre Group’s WAITING FOR GODOT strikes a balance between humor and pathos, between realism and ridiculousness.View More WAITING FOR GODOT (Quintessence): Really absurd
An excellent play well done.View More LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT (Quintessence): Love and desire and hate
Melancholy John Ford was more ‘himself’ and less ‘Shakespearean’ than other less bold Cavalier dramatists.View More THE BROKEN HEART (Quintessence): Dark matter
Oscar Wilde once wrote to a friend that his two books of fairy tales were intended “partly for children and partly for those who have…View More WILDE TALES (Quintessence): Where the WILDE things are
Some sketches of some Brecht.View More Theater in Sketch: MOTHER COURAGE
Quintessence Theatre brings to life a beautifully staged, truly epic production of Bertolt Brecht’s MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN, as brilliantly directed by Alexander Burns.View More MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN (Quintessence): Epic theater!
You don’t have to be ten years old to thoroughly enjoy this production, you just have to retrace the breadcrumbs and remember how to pretend again.View More HANSEL AND GRETEL (Quintessence): Cool contemporary spin on Grimm
What could be so funny in a play written nearly 500 years ago? There is something for everyone to either laugh or balk at in this bawdy production of a play by Machiavelli.View More THE MANDRAKE (Quintessence): A Machiavellian sex satire
In the eyes of director Alexander Burns this doomed romance never stood a chance.View More ROMEO AND JULIET (Quintessence): What fray was here?
For the latest installment in their tradition of performing literary family classics for the holidays, Quintessence Theatre Group brings ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and its parade of beloved batty characters to Sedgwick Theater.View More ALICE’s ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND (Quintessence): Mystifying appearances and disappearances, levitations and mysterious goings-on at Mount Airy’s Sedgwick Theater