Category Archives: Shakespeare

National Poetry Month 2016: April 23rd, Willy Shakes

To me, fair friend, you never can be old (Sonnet 104) By William Shakespeare To me, fair friend, you never can be old, For as you were when first your eye I ey’d, Such seems your beauty still. Three winters … Continue reading

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Last Chance to See Maiden Phoenix’s Winter’s Tale

You only have 3 more opportunities to see Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale: this afternoon, August 29th, at 6PM, and tomorrow August 30th at 2PM and 6PM. The production is directed by Sarah Gazdowicz, and … Continue reading

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Boston NOW: Shakespeare B-Day, Japan Festival, Harvard LITfest

Happening today, April 18th! The 8th Annual Bookish Ball and Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebration is taking place in Harvard Square at noon. Check out the full roster of events here. There will be readings, there will be book-buying, and there will … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month 2015: Day 1, Billy Shakes and a Defense of Poetry

I got into a tiff recently with a friend about my textual purism when it comes it Shakespeare. To reproduce the argument would be tedious: suffice it to say that we disagreed about the consequences of changing Shakespeare’s original text when … Continue reading

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Actors’ Shakespeare Project’s Measure for Measure: Trim, but Lacking Spice

  Here is my review of ASP’s production of Measure for Measure. I’m glad someone local has tackled this play, and there are many things to admire here. But while there are no glaring flaws, I must admit I was … Continue reading

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Boston Theatre: Comedy of Errors

Actors’ Shakespeare Project is putting on a circus-themed production of Shakespeare’s (arguably) earliest play at the Brighton High School auditorium, now through October 19th. I reviewed the show for My Theatre (Boston). You should check it out; while I consider … Continue reading

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Boston NOW: April 2014

Introducing Boston NOW, a rich list of cultural events going on in Beantown right now. Here’s what’s happening in April: FILM: IFFBoston and LGBT Film Festival From April 23rd to the 30th, tap into your inner cinephile by attending the … Continue reading

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