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Designing: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”


In anticipation of our Stage2 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream this month, we spoke to Scenic and Prop Designer Devon Drohan about bringing this “storybook” world to life. What connections do you have to the world of… Read More

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Directing: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”


In anticipation of our Stage2 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream this March, we spoke to director Victoria Townsend about bringing this classic story to a new audience with a new twist. How do you approach deciding on… Read More

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Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces its 2024 Season


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2023 BOSTON, MA – The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and Steven Maler, Founding Artistic Director, are pleased to announce CSC’s 2024 Season – celebrating the “Seasons of Shakespeare” – through new and exciting… Read More

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Year in Review: 2023


Look into the seeds of time as you scroll through our annual Year in Review. 2023 has been a year of growth and we hope you enjoy this reflection of CSC’s artistic excellence and community engagement.  Take a… Read More

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Remembering Robert Brustein


A Note from the Artistic Director on the Passing of Robert Brustein: “I learned of the passing of Bob on Sunday morning… my alumni class of 1993 of the A.R.T. Institute keeps in touch regularly and a group… Read More

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Romeo and Juliet: Set Design


In anticipation of our Stage2 production of Romeo and Juliet this month, we spoke to Set Designer Justin Lahue about bringing this sci-fi world to life! What connections do you have to the world of sci-fi? Sci-fi played a… Read More

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Romeo and Juliet: Direction


In anticipation of our Stage2 production of Romeo and Juliet this May, we spoke to director Bryn Boice about bringing this classic story to a new audience with her sci-fi twist. How do you approach selecting a concept?… Read More

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How to Cut a Shakespeare Play in a Million Tiny Steps


How to Cut a Shakespeare Play in a Million Tiny Steps By Bryn Boice One of the great joys and terrors of my job at CSC is trimming Shakespeare’s plays down from 3+ hours to a slim 90… Read More

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