• Richard III

    by William Shakespeare
    Directed by Steven Maler
    July 18-August 5 | Shakespeare’s searing drama chronicles the ruthless ascension of a king and the devastation he leaves in his wake as he gains power over the realm. Featuring stage, film, and television actor, Faran Tahir as Richard III.

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  • Friends Section Chairs on the Common

    Free Shakespeare on the Common is made possible each year through a combination of grants, sponsorships, and donations collected through the Friends Section program.  The Friends Section consists of lawn chairs set in front of the stage for… Read More

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  • 2018 Free Shakespeare on the Common Survey

    We want to hear from YOU! If you attended Richard III, please take a few minutes to fill out our audience survey which helps us better serve our audiences and gives you the chance to let us know… Read More

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  • Press Release: 2018-2019 Season Announcement

    For Immediate release: July 23, 2018 Contact: Kati Mitchell 617-470-3378 [email protected] Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces 2018-2019 Season: Caryl Churchill double-bill Blue Kettle & Here We Go, Birdy, Cymbeline on Boston Common, and more Wellesley, MA — Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler announced today… Read More

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Support CSC!

There are many ways to support CSC!
Attend Gala celebration, purchase Friends Chairs to Shakespeare on the Common, volunteer your time, or give a donation. We appreciate the many people who help to make it all happen-join us!

Apprentice 2018 Academy Showcase

Training in the Apprentice Program culminates with the Academy Showcase. Our company has formed two casts who each perform a professionally-directed production of Henry VI, part II and Henry VI, part III

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