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'Johan Padan' Cuts with Wit even as Festival Cut Short

Seeing a production of Dario Fo’s Johan Padan and the Discovery of the Americas is not a typical night at

A Hamlet Devoutly to be Wished

Shakespeare’s Hamlet has not been a play for almost 300 years and everybody knows it. More studied, quoted and lauded

‘Amphitryon’ Stumbles at the Huntington

Those of you who are familiar with Greek mythology will know that the story of Amphitryon is not a particularly

This Lime Tree Bower at the BCA

I've heard it said that one of the most catastrophic events in the history of theater came with the development

This Weekend in Theater

Come on, you know you love The Importance of Being Earnest. But do you know the other side of the

This Weekend in Theater

If you didn't catch Timon of Athens last weekend but still want to get your fix of Shakespeare, then check

Nuts & Bolts: Sine of the Times

If you notice anything unusual about the Agassiz stage this weekend, it could be ladders running from the stage to

This Weekend in Theater

Sure, you've heard of Hamlet and King Lear. But Timon of Athens? This weekend, one of Shakespeare's least known tragedies

Stage Direction: Entering the Theater of Insanity

Last weekend the Loeb Drama Center was a place of madness. Literally. With Alan Bennett's The Madness of George III

This Weekend in Theater

Remember when you learned about King George III in elementary school? Well, you ain't heard nothing yet. Turns out the

The Perils of a Unified Theater at Harvard

The Perils of a Unified Theater at Harvard Among Harvard institutions, Common Casting, the week long series of auditions organized

Finding Death in the Drawing Room

A number of weeks ago, someone on the production staff of Picasso at the Lapin Agile made an interesting decision.

The Rebirth of the Author

Anyone who's tried to get the rights to a play by Samuel Beckett has undoubtedly run into one of the

Murder in the Academy

The Ohio State Murders, one of the most famous works by acclaimed playwright and Harvard visiting professor Adrienne Kennedy, is

The Play's the Thing...

STAGE DIRECTION Issues in and around the theater When dramatist and poet Ben Jonson published his complete works in the