The Boston Globe: An Uncommon Shakespeare Comedy for the Common


“The women have this control over how much they want to be wooed, or not. The idea of wit and the ability to use your words is really revered in this play, and there’s something about how the… Read More

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The Boston Globe: In ‘Lear’, Lyman is the King of Boston Common


Lyman is starring as Lear in a milestone production for Commonwealth Shakespeare Company: This is the 20th year the company has given free performances of a Shakespeare play on Boston Common, which typically draw tens of thousands of… Read More

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WBUR The ARTery: King Lear Review


King Lear” is kicking up a storm on Boston Common (through Aug. 9). And what a storm it is, replete with claps of thunder, wind cranked from giant fans, swamps of fog and arching streams of water that… Read More

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Joyce’s Choices: King Lear Review


It was a sweltering night when I saw Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s latest FREE Shakespeare on the Common, but so absorbing and mighty was Will Lyman’s performance as KING LEAR that I hardly noticed the elements, save for the storm onstage, an… Read More

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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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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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