Commonwealth Shakespeare Co. to Present Hamlet in Summer on Boston Common

News   Commonwealth Shakespeare Co. to Present Hamlet in Summer on Boston Common Boston audiences will enjoy the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's take on the Bard classic Hamlet as the annual "Free Shakespeare on the Common" presentation.

CSC artistic director Steven Maler directs the work on Boston Common slated to run July 16-Aug. 7. This production will mark CSC's 11th offering of "Free Shakespeare on the Common." Last year's staging of Much Ado About Nothing starring Jonno Roberts drew more than 85,000 audience members.

The Wang Center for the Performing Arts present the work which with performances taking place at the Parkman Bandstand in Boston Common.

Past CSC presentations have included Macbeth starring Jay O. Sanders, Henry V starring Anthony Rapp, Twelfth Night, The Tempest, Julius Caesar, As You Like It and Romeo and Juliet. CSC's inaugural 1996 production, A Midsummer Night’s Dream was staged at Copley Square.

For more information, call (617) 532-1212. Also visit www.commonwealthshakespeare.org.