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  • ‘Macbeth’ staged with power and finesse

    The first recorded performance of “Macbeth,” by the royally designated King’s Men, was on Aug. 7, 1606 — by which time jitters about monarchical ...

  • Match-making and match-breaking

    Much favored by Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon (Steve O’Connell), Claudio is a young and aristocratic soldier (Dylan Brenton). The fledgling warrior ...

  • Sit back and enjoy ‘The Comedy of Errors’

    “The Comedy of Errors” is first recorded as being performed on Boxing Day,1594, before raucous law students at Gray’s Inn.And now it is playing ...

  • Big fun, small stage

    We have Shakespeare by the Sea’s opening show of their 2015 season, Chris Hibbs’ “The Curious Case in the Colony,” featuring Conan Doyle’s ...

  • No happy ending, but a finely performed tale

    Benjamin Britten’s operatic rendition of this eerie thriller, now running at the LSPU Hall, is the final production of the 2015 Opera on the ...

  • Production is too good to miss

    While I was unable to attend, I doubt not that the jamboree is well subscribed, fuelled by crowd-pleasing classy-pops, not to mention agreeable ...

  • Amplifying Christmas

    Perhaps the same might be said of Aiden Flynn’s spirited, one-man enactment of Charles Dickens writing and imagining “A Christmas Carol.”The show ...

  • A pleasing multi-dose of McIvor

    The five-day run opened on Wednesday, with”See Bob Run” and “Wild Abandon.”The Bob in “See Bob Run,” is not a boy but a girl, whose baptismal ...

  • Weak script, strong performances

    The protagonist of “Chapel Arm” is young Brady, an angry guy played by the author. He works in the Trinity Bay fish plant. June is his longtime, ...

  • Unfussy sets, polished performers give ‘Fiddler’ an edge

    Still, the foundation has been around for quite a while. Fifty years, in fact — as long as “Fiddler on the Roof,” created in 1964 by Jerry Bock ...