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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Playbill: John Douglas Thompson Will Star in Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s Summer Staging of The Tempest


Tony nominee John Douglas Thompson (Jitney, King Lear) will star as Prospero in Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s 25th anniversary production of Free Shakespeare on the Common: William Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

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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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Joyce’s Choices: ‘Cymbeline’ Free Shakespeare on the Common


Director Fred Sullivan Jr. has conceived a broadly interpreted production to encompass these disparate parts, and sets in motion a terrific company of actors.-Joyce’s Choices, Joyce Kulhawik

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Edge Media: Cymbeline


CSC’s Shakespeare in the Park always seems to do something unexpected; “Cymbeline” is no exception. With this being their 24th year, it is exciting to think about what their silver anniversary next year will bring.

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WBUR ARTery: With An Excess Of Plot, Shakespeare’s ‘Cymbeline’ Proves A Wild Ride On The Common


If they set up a roller coaster on Boston Common, there would be no more twists and hairpin turns than there are in “Cymbeline,”

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WGBH: Arts This Week ‘Cymbeline’


“Spirited and dripping with wit,” says Jared, “this ‘Cymbeline’ has us revel in the power of the princess.”

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The Patriot Ledger: Commonwealth Shakespeare troupe untangles ‘Cymbeline’


Sullivan scores a treat for Boston in mounting this difficult and seldom-staged play, well worth an evening outdoors on the common.

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