Category: Reviews

The Boston Globe Review: King Lear


Steven Maler, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s founding artistic director, selected this dark and monumental drama to mark the 20th season of the company’s Free Shakespeare on the Common performances, and he chose Will Lyman for the title role. The… Read More

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TheaterMania Review: Twelfth Night


Maler has gathered an ensemble drawn from the best performers in the Boston (and Rhode Island) theater communities, carefully combining them with newcomers from New York and beyond.

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Boston Globe Review: An energetic ‘Twelfth Night’ on the Common


Director Steven Maler keeps the energy level high, the pace rapid, and the action clearly delineated. He astutely gives free rein to a pair of inventive performers who have been standouts in earlier CSC productions, and are so… Read More

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CSC’s First Boston Globe Review, 1996


A mid-city ‘Dream’ comes true The Boston Globe by: Ed Siegel Jul 22, 1996 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Play in five acts by William Shakespeare Directed by Steven Maler. Set, Susan Zeeman Rogers. Costumes, Jane Alois Stein. Lighting,… Read More

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