Lee Cortopassi

KING LEAR (Quintessence): England at his feet

As Lear, Robert Jason Jackson is “every inch a king.

FRANKENSTEIN; OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS (Quintessence Theatre): It’s Alive!!

Quintessence Theatre dynamically brings to life Mary Shelley’s classic tale of Frankenstein and his monstrous creation in a fantastic, eerily staged production

MY FAIR LADY (Quintessence): A splendid holiday gift

A jubilant mix of beautiful music and songs, dancing, magic, social politics… and elocution

THE BROKEN HEART (Quintessence): Dark matter

Melancholy John Ford was more ‘himself’ and less ‘Shakespearean’ than other less bold Cavalier dramatists.

Theater in Sketch: MOTHER COURAGE

Some sketches of some Brecht.

MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN (Quintessence): Epic theater!

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.

Richard II (Quintessence): Let us sit on the ground and tell sad stories of the death of kings

RICHARD II is a richly rewarding play, full of insightful and startling verse, but you might want to read a synopsis before seeing this production.