Theater

(Theater Review) ‘The Merchant of Venice,’ Shakespeare & Co., 7.31.16

The Merchant of Venice Shakespeare & Company Lenox, Mass. July 1 – August 21, 2016 Review by Seth Rogovoy (LENOX, Mass., July 31, 2016) – This summer’s production of “The Merchant of Venice,” directed by Tina Packer and starring Jonathan Epstein as Shylock, is Shakespeare & Company at its best, combining a skillful presentation of…

(Theater Review) ‘Fool for Love,’ Williamstown Theatre Festival, 7.24.14

  Fool for Love Williamstown Theatre Festival Williamstown, Mass. July 24-August 2, 2014 Review by Seth Rogovoy (WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., July 24, 2014) – If nothing else – and there’s plenty else, believe me – the production of “Fool for Love” running through August 2 on the Nikos Stage at Williamstown Theatre Festival reminds us why…

(Play Review) ‘Animal Crackers,’ Williamstown Theatre Festival

Animal Crackers Williamstown Theatre Festival Through Saturday, July 13, 2013 Review by Seth Rogovoy (WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.) – It turns out the Marx Brothers were Marxists in more than just name only. Their pointed, slapstick humor was really social satire way ahead of its time, as can be seen in the terrific, entertaining production of their…

(Play Review) ‘Satchmo at the Waldorf’ at Shakespeare & Company

Shakespeare & Company Satchmo at the Waldorf Written by Terry Teachout Starring John Douglas Thompson Directed by Gordon Edelstein Review by Seth Rogovoy (LENOX, Mass., August 17, 2012) – There is nary a wrong nor a false note played in Terry Teachout’s Satchmo at the Waldorf, starring John Douglas Thompson as Louis Armstrong, directed by…