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If there were as much justice
and wisdom in the New York theater as there is folly and waste, then some
thoughtful representative from one of the city's great institutional theaters
would take the time to go see what is surely the most captivating and
instructive homegrown Shakespeare this town has seen since the death of
Moonwork's production of Twelfth
Night deserves to on Broadway and looks like it already is.
a reminder of how passionate and committed Moonwork is and
how abundant is this company's imagination.
a visually and aurally
rich production, splendidly directed
the audience see this familiar
Moonwork's Romeo & Juliet
is exactly what discerning theater audiences need and deserve: a thrilling
reminder of the heights Shakespeare can reach
Moonwork is to be commended
for filling these spaces with such intelligent performances and such dazzling
direction. This Romeo & Juliet will linger in my mind for a long time.
(Moonwork's Romeo & Juliet)
generously synthesizes innovation and accessibility, wedding a populist
spirit to nuanced theatrics. The fusion is no accident.
Ambitious, intelligent and ingenious
Those unsung heroes of the theater
open their mouths and sing in Moonwork's farcical reimagining of Midsummer.
Director (Gregory Wolfe) has ideas by the trunkful...
The makers of Broadway musicals
could learn a thing or three from Moonwork's extravagantly zany off-off
One of the finest and bar-none
funniest bard productions I have ever seen.
lavish in the resonance
it coaxes out of every gesture and phrase. Most efforts to translate Shakespeare
to modern time or novel political contexts treat him lika dead poet; this
company treats him like an intelligent colleague, and among them he is
very much alive.
Everything in this production
walking by the Public Theater after this performance reminded
me that, in the right hands, low-budget Shakespeare can be as powerful
as its big-budget cousin.