Eli Ganias is in Talley’s Folly while Tina Packer heads the cast of “Lion in Winter” and Marianna Bassham returns for “Time Stands Still” plus Kander and Ebb’s “Cabaret, promises a hot summer for Oldcastle this year.
Packer shows that Shakespeare’s imagination, mirrored and revealed in his female characters, develops and deepens until finally, when women and men are equal in status and sexual passion, they can—and do—change the world.
Larry Murray, who has both served on boards and battled them, looks at the winter of discontent at Shakespeare & Company. Since this appeared, three Board members have resigned their leadership positions.
The first of Shakespeare’s Henry plays will round out an adventurous eleventh season for Boston’s peripatic Actor’s Shakespeare Project
Burns and Cane review one of Shakespeare’s epic stories, told simply and with great emphasis on the language and history.
Another group of staunch Republicans was at work in the old Roman empire.
The added performance on Sunday January 5 (7pm) will follow the final Henry VIII Sunday Matinee talkback, sponsored by WBUR with Louise Kennedy and Tina Packer.