WBUR The ARTery Review: Romeo & Juliet


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 rushed hormonal and… Read More

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Joyce’s Choices: Romeo & Juliet Review


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 Mix as… Read More

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


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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WBUR The ARTery: CSC Puts On An Achingly Affecting Series Of Samuel Beckett’s Short Plays


“Lyman’s solo turn as Krapp is the profoundly moving kicker of “Beckett in Brief.”

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The Boston Globe: Will Lyman’s mastery is evident in ‘Beckett In Brief”


“It is fascinating to watch Lyman’s Krapp, a writer now nearing 70, simultaneously fight and surrender to the tidal pull of nostalgia while listening to tape recordings of himself made on his 39th birthday.”

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Edge Media: Father, Daughter, Plays-Part One: Will Lyman


Longtime Boston actor Will Lyman has graced area stages of decades, as well as lending his talents to the small and large screens, sometimes in the capacity of voice actor (PBS’ “Frontline” on television; “Iron Man” (2008) and “Little Children”… Read More

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Edge Media: The Play Remains the Thing, Steven Maler on ‘Our American Hamlet’


If you think the most famous actor in America in the months and years just after April 14, 1865, was John Wilkes Booth, you’re probably right. But who held that distinction in the years leading up to that… Read More

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The Boston Globe: Shakespeare’s tragedy, and our own


In rehearsal for “Our American Hamlet,” Jake Broder performs double duty. One minute he’s responding to director Steve Maler’s suggestion about how to deliver a sword to another character onstage, and the next he’s answering a question about… Read More

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Wicked Local: Lincoln assassin’s brother was ‘like De Niro’


Jacob Fishel plays Edwin convincingly with a regal but vulnerable affect, a lord of the stage who is forever undermined by the haunting influence of his father and the bumbling, jealous rage of his brother John. (The would-be… Read More

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Slow Muse: Our American Hamlet: Masterful performances by Jacob Fishel, Will Lyman, and Joe Fria


This skin-rubbed-raw state is a vulnerability that can also increase receptivity in a good way. Given my interest in art that explores the liminality between the political and the personal, I was engaged by a new play, Our American… Read More

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