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
This is a solidly accessible MACBETH, with comprehensible delivery and an easy-to-follow story—the kind of Shakespeare you go see with your high school class.View More MACBETH (Philly Shakes): Blood should have blood
A clever new take on Shakespeare’s early romantic comedy imparts the flavor of 1960’s-70s Americana with live country-rock music and a multi-talented cast of actors/singers/musicians.View More LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST (Revolution Shakespeare): 2015 Fringe review 61
Shakespeare’s comedic battle of the sexes was the audience choice for this year’s outdoor summer production by the Delaware Shakespeare Festival.View More THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Delaware Shakespeare): The people’s choice!
Philly Shakes’ production isn’t afraid to embrace the wonderfully silly and naughty aspects of Shakespeare, and the approach works like a charm.View More A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre): What fools these mortals be!
While “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark,” something is wonderful in the state of Delaware! With its unsurpassed examination of the human condition, profound emotions, and exquisitely beautiful language, HAMLET is considered by many (myself among them) to be the world’s greatest play by the world’s greatest playwright.View More HAMLET (Delaware Shakespeare Festival): “’Fore God, my lord, well spoken . . .”