Three hours of Shakespeare is no picnic, but Nause keeps it cool.
So far this summer, Portland theater has given us Richard III in a park, The Merry Wives of Windsor in a park and Macbeth in a cemetery. Post5 Theatre mixed things up by staging Much Ado About Nothi
A review of Portland Shakespeare Project's production of Shakespeare's stormy play.
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The Tempest, generally believed to be Shakespeare’s final play, is both a bumbling island adventure and a philosophical meditation on humanity. This Portland Shakespeare Project production will disappoint purists or those craving weighty intellectualism, but it will satisfy just about everyone else, thanks to Michael Mendelson’s lighthearted—if not particularly lighthanded—direction. Most notably, ...
Wild women need to be tamed by their husbands. Whether or not Shakespeare wrote The Taming of the Shrew
as a prescription, his comedy holds this misogynistic thesis as proven
fact. In the 21st cen