Tag: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Cincy Shakes Opens Season with Compelling “King Lear”

Jim Hopkins as Lear commands the stage.  He is physically a big man with a shock of white hair but it is his bluster, ranting, raving, and railing that dominates the space. Hopkins, essentially, plays multiple characters ranging from the narcissistic egomaniac at the start to the doddering fool...

CSC’s  “Comedy of Errors” Hits the Jackpot 

Review by Liz Eichler Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s Comedy of Errors is a non-stop flight to classic Vegas where you’ll enjoy almost non-stop belly laughs as this hilarious mashup hits the jackpot.  Comedy of Errors is a story about two sets of twins, masters and their servants, separated as infants,...

Cincinnati Shakespeare: Hamlet With a Twist

Review by Sherri Wellington Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s newest rendition of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” makes the viewer look at the play in a new and different way. Hamlet is a woman. Thus, all of Hamlet’s relationships are immediately under scrutiny.  How does Hamlet, as a woman, change the story?  Brian...