Press Release: Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents Old Money


For Immediate release: February 1, 2018 Contact: Kati Mitchell 617-470-3378 kmitchell@commshakes.org Commonwealth Shakespeare Company presents: Old Money by Wendy Wasserstein directed by Karen MacDonald March 6-18 Sorenson Center for the Arts, Babson College Wellesley, MA — Commonwealth Shakespeare… Read More

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Press Release: Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents Death and the Maiden


For Immediate release: January 5, 2018 Contact: Kati Mitchell 617-470-3378 kmitchell@commshakes.org Commonwealth Shakespeare Company presents: Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman directed by Steven Maler January 30-February 11 Sandra L. Sorenson Black Box, Babson College Wellesley, MA… Read More

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The Boston Globe: Tony Shalhoub goes from Broadway to Babson


Tony Shalhoub, who’s currently starring in the exceedingly well-reviewed Broadway musical “The Band’s Visit,” used his off night Monday to fulfill a commitment he made a while ago to do a semi-staged reading of Bertolt Brecht’s “Fear and… Read More

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Broadway World: Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s Starry Reading of Brecht’s Anti-Nazi Play


Broadway World: Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Artistic Director Steven Maler welcomed the audience to this one-night only staged reading of Fear and Misery in the Third Reich at the Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College with a preview of the 2018 season. Following in… Read More

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The Boston Globe: For his wife, and Brecht, Tony Shalhoub will make time


“Brooke and I are happy to have the chance to work together,” says Shalhoub, “and we’ve known Steve Maler, Commonwealth Shakespeare’s founding artistic director] for a long time and like to support his work.”

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Edge Media: Director Allegra Libonati Finds Fresh Insights in ‘Romeo and Juliet’


Edge Media: “Romeo and Juliet,” to me they are both incredibly serious and intelligent characters. They are the children of these two families that people underestimate in what they’re capable of and how they feel. I was looking for… Read More

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The Boston Globe: Romeo and Juliet on the Common Aims to Enliven a Beloved Tale


The Boston Globe: “You take into consideration that everyone knows at least the ins and the outs of the story,” says director Allegra Libonati. “I think our approach is that the play holds up. The characters are really good…. Read More

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WBUR The ARTery Review: Romeo & Juliet


WBUR The ARTery: In the title roles, both massive and lyrical, the gutsy Juliet of Gracyn Mix (despite looking uncomfortably like a Disney princess) is an apt combination of swelling emotion and quick thinking: You can see the… Read More

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Joyce’s Choices: Romeo & Juliet Review


Joyce’s Choices: This rapturous production held us completely in thrall under a crescent moon in the middle of the city with even the nearby church bells eerily in synch with pivotal moments, ringing the heartbreak to come. Gracyn… Read More

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Edge Media: Beckett in Brief: Three Short Plays by Samuel Beckett


Edge Media: One wishes to have seen more of Risteen and Baltin, but Lyman commands his three roles with utmost authority and control, and his talent at voice and dialect is a major part of his performances throughout.

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