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New York Shakespeare Exchange

Bringing Shakesy Back: New York Shakespeare Exchange's Sonnet Project

Bess Rowen | Posted 07.22.2013 | Arts
Bess Rowen

Theater does not begin with the raising of a curtain, nor does it end with that curtain's fall. Those of us who believe in the power of theater and pe...

Turning Shakespeare Up to 11: New York Shakespeare Exchange's Island; Or to Be or Not to Be

Bess Rowen | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts
Bess Rowen

Any play that portrays a group of Shakespeare characters onstage together and has a Spinal Tap reference appeals to many of my nerdy sides at once.

The Bes(s)t Theatre of 2011

Bess Rowen | Posted 02.21.2012 | Arts
Bess Rowen

Rather than looking at what was most "successful" in a traditional sense, here are the pieces that really excited me in terms of overall production quality. If you missed them, keep an eye out for these companies in the New Year!