From the opening scene of We Players’ site-specific “Twelfth Night” on the Hyde Street Pier, it’s clear this will be a unique rendering of one of Shakespeare’s most delightful comedies.
Welcomed to the seaport town of Illyria from a balcony, we then traipse down to a beach to see the shipwrecked heroine, Viola (director Ava Roy), being rowed frantically ashore. Read More
Dancing boys, singing Shakespeare and women dressed as men dressed as donkeys — it’s all business as usual on Bay Area stages. The summer months bring a bountiful bevy of outdoor productions, even though the weather doesn’t always cooperate. Fog can chill the air as often as the sun warms it, so be prepared.
2012 — The Musical!
It’s the end of the world as we know it … again. Read More
There was a celebratory mood at opening night of the African-American Shakespeare Co.’s new production of “Twelfth Night” last weekend. It wasn’t just the high spirits radiating from the stage as the company performed Shakespeare’s rollicking comedy, there was a lot to celebrate offstage as well. Read More