2017-2018 Season, Shakespeare in Love

Director Scott Edmiston

From Casa Valentina to The Light in the Piazza to The History Boys, Scott Edmiston has proven he can direct any genre, both at SpeakEasy and at theatres all over Boston. So how does he categorize SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE? A comedy? A romance? An origin story? All of that and more? We sat down with the four-time Elliot Norton Award-winning director to discuss what makes SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE the perfect love letter to the stage.

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2017-2018 Season, Shakespeare in Love

“My Shakespeare Story” – With Actor Eddie Shields

EDDIE SHIELDS* (Kit Marlowe) is thrilled to return to SpeakEasy after previously appearing in SIGNIFICANT OTHER (IRNE Award) and CASA VALENTINA (IRNE nomination).  Other Boston credits include: Edward II, The Comedy of Errors (Actors’ Shakespeare Project); Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them (Company One); Pinocchio (Wheelock Family Theatre).  New York: Henry VI.3, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Drilling Company); Billy Redden (Theater Row); JULIE (WorkShop Theater); Taliesin (Metawee River Theatre).  Film/TV:  Moonrise Kingdom, Road […]

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2017-2018 Season, Shakespeare in Love

Director Scott Edmiston

From Casa Valentina to The Light in the Piazza to The History Boys, Scott Edmiston has proven he can direct any genre, both at SpeakEasy and at theatres all over Boston. So how does he categorize SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE? A comedy? A romance? An origin story? All of that and more? We sat down with the four-time Elliot Norton Award-winning director to discuss what makes SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE the perfect love letter to the stage.

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2017-2018 Season, Shakespeare in Love

“My Shakespeare Story” – With Actor Eddie Shields

EDDIE SHIELDS* (Kit Marlowe) is thrilled to return to SpeakEasy after previously appearing in SIGNIFICANT OTHER (IRNE Award) and CASA VALENTINA (IRNE nomination).  Other Boston credits include: Edward II, The Comedy of Errors (Actors’ Shakespeare Project); Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them (Company One); Pinocchio (Wheelock Family Theatre).  New York: Henry VI.3, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Drilling Company); Billy Redden (Theater Row); JULIE (WorkShop Theater); Taliesin (Metawee River Theatre).  Film/TV:  Moonrise Kingdom, Road […]

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2017-2018 Season, Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love Photos

Check out the photos from our New England Premiere production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE

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2017-2018 Season, Shakespeare in Love

Five Fast Facts: George Olesky

You may have read him in tenth grade English or seen his work on the Common in the summer, but you’ve never seen Shakespeare quite like this. Here’s what you need to know about Newton native George Olesky, who will be playing Will Shakespeare in our upcoming production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE.

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Interview with Actor Eliott Purcell on Sensory Friendly Performance

Eliott Purcell (Christopher Boone) returns to SpeakEasy after previously appearing in HAND TO GOD [Elliot Norton Award Nomination – Outstanding Actor] and APPROPRIATE.  Recent credits: Romeo and Juliet, Cymbeline, King Lear, Two Gentlemen of Verona (Commonwealth Shakespeare); Our Town (Huntington Theatre); Laura, Meet Me in St. Louis, (Stoneham Theatre); A Measure of Normalcy (Gloucester Stage); The Weird (Off the Grid);  Language of Angels (Happy Medium); The Importance of Being Earnest, The […]

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