Hamlet – William Shakespeare

Online references on Hamlet This summer's Hamlet is the first production to be directed by Michael Boyd since he took over as the Royal Shakespeare Company’s artistic director. At Stratford, Boyd has created two overlapping  ...

As You Like It – William Shakespeare

Something strange happens when Shakespeare goes out of doors, every summer, all over the country. A fit of poetry, something like Doll Common's fit of Hebrew Greek, overtakes pleasant, young people. Or maybe it's a fit of drama, unlike  ...

Heavenly Bodies – Stewart Parker

September 18 1890, Madison Square Theatre, New York City: an elderly actor feels the chill and the oppression of the constant rain. After dismissing his acting class and speaking briefly with his young leading lady of former days, he  ...

Comedy 101 – Mitch Hogue

New York John Houseman Theater Studio Too June 15 - July 7, 2004 Did you know that the word “laugh” is onomatopoetic – it comes from a Germanic root where “gh” is  ...

Amadeus – Peter Shaffer

Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus is a tremendously powerful meditation on the nature of artistic inspiration that cruelly inducts its own audience into the ranks of "mediocrities" -- those capable of appreciating genius without actually having it. It is both a  ...