Actors’ Shakespeare Project


“My girlfriend left me and she took her navy with her:” ASP’s “Antony and Cleopatra”

May 10, 2011

Paula Plum and James Andreassi break in the Modern Theatre with Antony and Cleopatra.


A Shady, Well-Lighted Place: John Kuntz’s “The Hotel Nepenthe”

March 6, 2011

Whatever didn’t work about the vacant retail space home to the Actors’ Shakespeare Project’s winter festival for their production of Cymbeline, makes John Kuntz’s The Hotel Nepenthe look like it was commissioned by the landlord. I thought the space looked too much like the Davis Square Goodwill’s basement for Shakespeare, but here, David R. Gammons’ […]


The Actors’ Shakespeare Project opens its new retail location in the heart of Davis Square with “Cymbeline”

February 16, 2011

The vacant Davis Square retail space housing the Actors’ Shakespeare Project’s winter festival doesn’t match up to their usual lush digs in Fort Point, which is probably my favorite theater in Boston. Instead of a trendy brick and beam loft space, we get drop ceilings, harsh fluorescent lighting, and the bass line of whatever the […]


Actors’ Shakespeare Project goes repertory with the Henriad

October 31, 2010

ASP does Shakespeare’s two part historical epic “Henry IV,” but does all that history really matter?


Audio Slideshow: The Actors’ Shakespeare Project’s “Timon of Athens”

May 14, 2010

Anarchy in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

January 6, 2010

Just as Peter Quince and his players struggle to represent a wall, moonlight, and a lion for their production of Pyramus and Thisbe, the Actors’ Shakespeare Project and director Benjamin Evett has attempted to turn A Midsummer Night’s Dream’s fecund Green World of fairies, sprites, herb lore, and unreason into something a little more believable […]