Commonwealth Shakespeare Company announces the cast and creative team for Free Shakespeare on the Common: The Tempest July 21 — August 8, 2021


  Boston, MA​ — Boston, MA — Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and Artistic Director Steven Maler, are thrilled to announce the cast and creative team for William Shakespeare’s The Tempest (directed by Steven Maler),  starring the great Shakespearean… Read More

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Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces Performances of THE TEMPEST On the Boston Common July/August, 2021


Boston, MA — Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and Artistic Director Steve Maler, together with the City of Boston and Mayor Kim Janey, are thrilled to announce the Company’s plans to return to live performance this summer with its… Read More

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Metrowest Daily News: Bah, humbug! COVID cannot stop holiday sightings of Scrooge


No matter that the virus has snuffed out the stage lights during this strange and difficult season. Multiple productions of Charles Dickens’ beloved Christmas treat, “A Christmas Carol,” are available for viewing at home, thanks to the ingenuity… Read More

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Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces PlayOn@CSC


Boston, MA – Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) is excited to announce a slate of upcoming online programming called PlayOn@CSC.  The new initiative comprises three series of digital programs that feature actor performances, live conversations, film screenings, and much… Read More

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Press Release: The Front Porch Arts Collective and CSC announce Co-Lab An On-Line Training Program for BIPOC Actors


The Front Porch Arts Collective and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company announce Co-Lab An On-Line Training Program for BIPOC Actors August 10-15 Boston, MA — The Front Porch Arts Collective (a Black theatre company committed to advancing racial equity in… Read More

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The Boston Globe: The Front Porch Arts Collective and CSC Co-Lab On-Line Training for BIPOC Actors


The Front Porch Arts Collective and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company have teamed up to pilot a new online theatrical training program taught by artists of color and geared toward Black and Latinx actors.

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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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