With a strong cast and design wizards the Lantern has made CORIOLANUS a visceral, lively and thought-provoking experience
Shakespeare made simple, and simply fun.
Bedlam’s imagination and the energy of their acting make their production stand out.
PAC’s current production confirms its reputation as the best adaptor of classic works.
Sketches of William Shakespeare’s ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL from Philadelphia Artists’ Collective.
Toby Zinman gives bullet reviews of nine Shakespeare-ish shows in this year’s Fringe.
You won’t get many opportunities to see KING JOHN; you’re unlikely to see one as well-rendered as Revolution Shakespeare’s.
Aaron Posner’s hilarious reinvention of The Seagull captures all of Chekhov’s laughable characters, absurdities of life, and self-references to the theater from a 21st-century perspective.
Rev Shakes’ annual mainstage productions begin the final weekend of the Fringe and showcase a sensibility at home in the festival
The Bard, no longer relegated to elite theatrical institutions, has found his way to a popular University City bar.
Republished by kind permission from Neals Paper. Lightning, alas, did not strike two years in a row when it came to Pennsylvania Shakespeare’s grand experiment of mounting one of the…
The emphasis is on the physical comedy in David Stradley’s production
Development, Culture, and Community in the Forest of Arden: REV Theatre’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM at Columbus Square Park
REV invited us to chase characters through the Forest of Arden against a backdrop of South Philadelphia’s urban skyline.
A dark and emotional 90-minute production of Shakespeare’s bloody history of war, murder, and blind ambition is performed outdoors by a cast of six on the grounds of a 19th-century cemetery.
One must praise Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s CAESAR and do everything to keep it from being buried until the maximum number of people see Patrick Mulcahy’s intelligent, timely production.
The cast, director, and artistic director of Mechanical’s upcoming production of Shakespeare’s classic give a sneak peek at their original site-specific adaptation.
A dichotomy of delight and disgust makes this production such a treat—a feast with many courses, each richly flavored and deeply textured.