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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Edge Media: A ‘Cymbeline’ for Our Times :: Fred Sullivan, Jr. Chats About CSC’s Shakespeare on the Common


Fred Sullivan, Jr. has long been a force on the New England theater scene; in addition to his 13 seasons with the Boston-based Commonwealth Shakespeare Company he was a resident actor with Trinity Rep in Providence, RI, for 35 seasons and, since… 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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