Category: Press Releases

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces PlayOn@CSC


Boston, MA – Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) is excited to announce a slate of upcoming online programming called PlayOn@CSC.  The new initiative comprises three series of digital programs that feature actor performances, live conversations, film screenings, and much… Read More

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Press Release: The Front Porch Arts Collective and CSC announce Co-Lab An On-Line Training Program for BIPOC Actors


The Front Porch Arts Collective and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company announce Co-Lab An On-Line Training Program for BIPOC Actors August 10-15 Boston, MA — The Front Porch Arts Collective (a Black theatre company committed to advancing racial equity in… Read More

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Press Release: CSC announces The Tempest Online


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2020 Contact: Katalin Mitchell 617-470-3378 Katimitchell.pr@gmail.com Commonwealth Shakespeare Company announces The Tempest Online Thursday, August 6 at 7:00PM Boston, MA​ — Due to the continued effects of COVID-19 on Boston and its community, Commonwealth Shakespeare… Read More

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Press Release: CSC announces The Tempest postponed until 2021


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2020 Contact: Katalin Mitchell 617-470-3378 Katimitchell.pr@gmail.com Commonwealth Shakespeare Company announces The Tempest postponed until 2021 Boston, MA​ — Due to the continued effects of COVID-19 on Boston and its community, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is… Read More

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Press Release: John Douglas Thompson to Play Prospero in CSC’s Production of THE TEMPEST


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2020 Contact: Katalin Mitchell 617-470-3378| Katimitchell.pr@gmail.com Commonwealth Shakespeare Company announces John Douglas Thompson* to play Prospero  in its 25th Anniversary production of Free Shakespeare On the Common: The Tempest Directed by Steven Maler… Read More

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Press Release: CSC Stage2 Performances for Young Audiences presents SHAKESPEARE’S ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’


For Immediate release: February 20, 2020 Contact: Kati Mitchell kmitchell@commshakes.org CSC Stage2 Performances for Young Audiences presents SHAKESPEARE’S A Midsummer Night’s Dream Directed by Bryn Boyce April 2-10, 2020 The Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Road, Boston Students from fifteen local schools will… Read More

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Press Release: Accessibility Dates for Free Shakespeare On the Common 2019


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 12, 2019 Press Contact: Kati Mitchell 617-470-3378 kmitchell@babson.edu COMMONWEALTH SHAKESPEARE COMPANY ANNOUNCES DATES OF ACCESS & INCLUSION PROGRAMMING FOR 24th SEASON OF FREE SHAKESPEARE ON THE COMMON Audio Described (August 3), ASL Performances (August 2… Read More

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Press Release: Free Shakespeare On the Common 2019: William Shakespeare’s Cymbeline


For Immediate release: May 1, 2019 Contact: Kati Mitchell kmitchell@babson.edu Commonwealth Shakespeare Company presents “Free Shakespeare On the Common 2019:” William Shakespeare’s Cymbeline Directed by Fred Sullivan, Jr. July 17 – August 4 Parkman Bandstand on the Boston Common Wellesley, MA… Read More

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Press Release: CSC Adds Performanes to the Run of “Birdy” adapted to the stage by Naomi Wallace and directed by Steven Maler


For Immediate release: February 14, 2019 Contact: Kati Mitchell 617-470-3378 kmitchell@commshakes.org Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Adds dates to the run of Birdy Adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton Directed by Steven Maler Production now runs through March… Read More

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Press Release: Hamlet 360: Thy Father’s Spirit


For Immediate release: January 25, 2019 Contact: Kati Mitchell 617-470-3378 kmitchell@commshakes.org Commonwealth Shakespeare Company partners with Google to release Hamlet adapted to Virtual Reality: Hamlet 360: Thy Father’s Spirit Wellesley, MA— Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler, announced today that… Read More

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