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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The Boston Globe: On the Common, a whimsical ‘Cymbeline”


Nora Eschenheimer delivers such a fiery performance as the princess that there’s no mistaking Imogen’s wit, spirit, and resilience.

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WBUR The ARTery: What To Know Before Seeing Shakespeare’s ‘Cymbeline’ On The Boston Common


This year, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is producing the Bard’s late-career romance play, “Cymbeline,” for its annual (free) summer stage in the Boston Common, from July 18 through Aug. 4. If you are less familiar with Shakespeare’s work, “Cymbeline”… Read More

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Wicked Local: Commonwealth Shakespeare Company brings ‘Cymbeline’ to Boston Common


“When you stage Shakespeare, especially on the Boston Common, the most important thing is that you help the audience follow the story,” says Sullivan. With this production “it’s clear what’s happening in every scene.” Although you may never… Read More

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The Boston Globe: A fairy tale vision for Shakespeare on the Common


Fred Sullivan Jr. wears a Mickey Mouse T-shirt underneath his short-sleeve buttoned-down shirt and shorts. The reference underscores his vision for “Cymbeline,” which he is directing for Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s free Shakespeare on the Common production July 17-Aug…. Read More

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