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2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘Cymbeline’ by Revolution Shakespeare at Hawthorne...

For its fourth annual Fringe offering, Revolution Shakespeare returns to South Philadelphia’s Hawthorne Park with another free outdoor selection from the Bard’s canon. This...

2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Review: ‘I, Peaseblossom’ by Curio Theatre Company...

I, Peaseblossom, written by Tim Crouch and directed by Dan Hodge, is a fun, magical way to become more familiar with Shakespeare’s A Midsummer...

Review: ‘Alice and the Book of Wonderland’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of Alice and the Book of Wonderland is an entertaining treat for all ages, with delightful acting, colorful costumes, a...

Review: ‘Coriolanus’ at Shakespeare in Clark Park

Coriolanus has a reputation for being one of Shakespeare’s least accessible plays. Its title character, a Roman warrior turned reluctant politician, can be hard...

Review: ‘As You Like It’ at The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

Like all of Shakespeare's plays, As You Like It is filled with rich, quotable language. (This is the one with the “All the world’s a...

Review: ‘The Three Musketeers’ at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

The Three Musketeers has been dramatized countless times over the past two centuries, and for a good reason – it's a rousing tale filled...

Review: ‘Hamlet’ at REV Theatre Company

Madness is unleashed among the stoic marble and stone memorial markers of iconic Laurel Hill Cemetery as REV Theatre Company, directed by Rosey Hay,...

Review: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory

Sitting outdoors is probably the best venue to watch Shakespeare, and watching a production in July of his classic comedy A Midsummers Night’s Dream under the direction...

‘Hamlet’ at Laurel Hill Cemetery: An Interview with Rosey Hay and...

Every year, the REV Theatre Company fills Laurel Hill Cemetery — Philadelphia’s resting place of the rich, the powerful, and the famous — with...

Report: ‘Justice for Shylock’ at the Library of Congress

The verdict is in: Shylock--the Jewish moneylender whose trial is detailed in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice--has been exonerated. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg presided...

Review: ‘The Tempest’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Shakespeare in the park is a long-held American tradition. From venues in places such as New York City’s Central Park and Washington, DC’s Carter...

Review: ‘Julius Caesar’ at The Public Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park

We are in the streets of Rome. The lights onstage bump up and immediately we are in the midst of controversy. Flavius and Marullus...

Report: ‘Will on the Hill’ an Annual Bipartisan Comedic Event at...

Now in its fifteenth year as a fundraiser for the educational programs of Shakespeare Theater Company, Will on the Hill joins a few celebrity...

Dangereuse: ‘King Lear’ at WSC Avant Bard

King Lear has sometimes been called the Everest of classical acting. Every great Shakespearean actor must sooner or later face the physically and emotionally...

Review: ‘Richard III’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of Richard III is a darkly compelling piece of theater. Directed by Donald Hicken, it strips the stage of all...

Dangereuse: Shakespeare’s Most Badass Misanthrope: ‘Timon of Athens’ at Folger Theatre

Just when Canada starts to sound like a good idea, comes Timon of Athens at the Folger Theatre, confirming once again that first-rate Shakespeare...

Dangereuse: ‘A Macbeth for the 21st Century’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

Samuel Taylor Coleridge said that seeing Edmund Kean play Shakespeare was like “reading Shakespeare by flashes of lightning.” Acclaimed Director Liesl Tommy brings us...

Review: ‘Macbeth’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

Blood will have blood—so go the grim words of Macbeth as it dawns on him that murder is not as simple as he once...

Review: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at McLean Community Players

Spring has sprung, the dogwoods are in full flower, and there’s a truly delicious cat-fight to be had in McLean—take my word for it....

Review: ‘Henry V’ at We Happy Few Productions

What’s the impact of war on the common man? Do the sins of leaders trickle down to their soldiers? Is patriotism dead? What does...

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