Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces Faran Tahir in the title role Of Shakespeare’s Macbeth in next summer’s Free Shakespeare on the Common With Joanne Kelly as Lady Macbeth


Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces Faran Tahir in the title role Of Shakespeare’s Macbeth in next summer’s Free Shakespeare on the Common With Joanne Kelly as Lady Macbeth Boston, MA – Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and Steven Maler, Artistic… Read More

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Giving Tuesday 2022


Be Honorificabilitudinitatibus this Giving Tuesday! Honorificabilitudinitatibus: (noun) The state of being able to achieve honors; honorableness and the longest word used by Shakespeare. Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is an unprecedented global movement of generosity taking… Read More

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2022-2023 Season Announcement


Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces 2022-23 Season   BOSTON, MA – The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and Steven Maler, Artistic Director, are pleased to announce the plans for CSC’s 2022-23 Season – a season full of thrilling partnerships, important educational… Read More

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Partnership Performances


Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is proud to partner with these Boston arts champions to bring more art to Boston Common this summer! Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet In Partnership with Boston Lyric Opera Conductor: David Angus Director: Steven Maler August… Read More

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Commonwealth Shakespeare Company announces the cast of Free Shakespeare on the Common 2022: Much Ado About Nothing


Boston, MA​ — Boston, MA — Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and Artistic Director Steven Maler are pleased to announce the cast and creative team of Free Shakespeare on the Common in the summer of 2022 – William Shakespeare’s… Read More

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Commonwealth Shakespeare Company presents "Much Ado About Nothing" directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian, July 20 - August 7, Boston Common

Free Shakespeare on the Common 2022: Much Ado About Nothing


See HERE for full production information. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 26, 2022 Contact: Katalin Mitchell Katimitchell.pr@gmail.com   Commonwealth Shakespeare Company announces Free Shakespeare on the Common 2022: Much Ado About Nothing Directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian July 20 —… Read More

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Joyce’s Choice: Theater: THE TEMPEST


“What could be more fitting for this summer’s FREE annual Commonwealth Shakespeare production on the common, than THE TEMPEST? In a season of storms: climatic, pandemic, and politic, and their cross currents: moral ambiguity, and familial strife, the… Read More

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The Theater Mirror: CSC’s ‘Tempest’ Casts an Enchanting Spell


“The tempest itself is a thing of terrifying beauty, causing sails and passengers to flail and fall. There’s nothing like the wonder of watching a play where you know what’s going to happen but, in the moment of… Read More

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The Patriot Ledger: The Bard is back on Boston Common: ‘The Tempest’ is pure enchantment


“Although Maler has been meticulous in assembling a top-notch cast for his return to the Boston Common and has mounted a spectacle complete with music and dancing, it is the two-person scenes and the moving monologues delivered by… Read More

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New York Stage Review: From Boston: The Tempest, A Perfect Storm And A Perfect John Douglas Thompson


“In its economy, pace, and its lucid presentation of an emotionally rich journey, this is the best production of The Tempest that I have ever seen, one of those where you go, “Well, I never have to see [insert… Read More

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