Shakespeare wrote Twelfth Night (1599-1600), one of his few fantasy plays, immediately before he penned his incomparable Hamlet (1600-1601). As Artistic Director Charles McMahon describes…View More TWELFTH NIGHT (Lantern): Some are born great
“Shall we set about some revels?” Yes! The battle begins: Lantern Theater Company opened its excellent and enjoyable production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night; soon to…View More TWELFTH NIGHT (Lantern): Shall we set about some revels?
An extended consideration of the new Synge production from Mount Airy’s Quintessence Theatre.View More An Irish Masterpiece Still Shocking: Considering Synge’s PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
Quintessence Theatre dynamically brings to life Mary Shelley’s classic tale of Frankenstein and his monstrous creation in a fantastic, eerily staged productionView More FRANKENSTEIN; OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS (Quintessence Theatre): It’s Alive!!
Quintessence Theatre Group explores the Shakespearean death throes of the Roman Republic.View More JULIUS CAESAR (Quintessence): Why must republics fall?
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
With a strong cast and design wizards the Lantern has made CORIOLANUS a visceral, lively and thought-provoking experienceView More CORIOLANUS (Lantern): Succeeding with a Shakespeare many companies wouldn’t attempt
A cross-temporal interpretation of Shakespeare’s Elizabethan classic injects passages of current expressions and gestures, slapstick, and original music into the well-known pastoral rom-com.View More AS YOU LIKE IT (Lantern): As you’ve never seen it!
“We all do things that are sorta good, and things that are sorta not so good.” In RED SPEEDO, each character is capable of doing those things that are sorta not so good.View More RED SPEEDO (Theatre Exile): A dive into the waters of amorality
You may ask, “Do we need yet another production of Romeo and Juliet?” The answer is yes we do. This is the Lantern. Next question? The…View More Romeo and Juliet (Lantern Theater Company): Do we need another R&J?