Category: Press Releases

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


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2020 Contact: Katalin Mitchell 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 Commits… 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 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 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 17… Read More

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Press Release: Hamlet 360: Thy Father’s Spirit


For Immediate release: January 25, 2019 Contact: Kati Mitchell 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 in… Read More

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Press Release: Casting Announcement for Birdy


For Immediate release: December 13, 2018 Contact: Kati Mitchell kmitchell@commshakes.org Commonwealth Shakespeare Company presents second production of 2018-2019 Season: Birdy Adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton Directed by Steven Maler February 27 – March 10, 2019… Read More

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Press Release: Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents Caryl Churchill One-Acts Blue Kettle and Here We Go


For Immediate release: September 27, 2018 Contact: Kati Mitchell kmitchell@babson.edu Commonwealth Shakespeare Company presents first production of 2018-2019 Season: Caryl Churchill double-bill Blue Kettle & Here We Go Directed by Bryn Boice November 7-18 Sorenson Center, Babson College Wellesley, MA — Commonwealth Shakespeare… Read More

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Press Release: 2018-2019 Season Announcement


For Immediate release: July 23, 2018 Contact: Kati Mitchell kmitchell@commshakes.org Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces 2018-2019 Season: Caryl Churchill double-bill Blue Kettle & Here We Go, Birdy, Cymbeline on Boston Common, and more Wellesley, MA — Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler announced today the… Read More

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Press Release: Casting Announcement for Richard III


For Immediate release: June 6, 2018 Contact: Kati Mitchell, kmitchell@commshakes.org Commonwealth Shakespeare Company presents “Free Shakespeare On the Common:” William Shakespeare’s Richard III Directed by Steven Maler Starring Faran Tahir  July 18 – August 5 Parkman Bandstand on the Boston Common… Read More

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