Reviews of Danced Shakespeare


Beales, Meredith. “Othello: A Dance in Three Acts by Lar Lubovitch, directed by Ashley D. Wheater, and Macbeth by Paul Vasterling, directed by Paul Vasterling.” Theatre Journal 66, no. 1 (2014): 134-136.

Brandes, Philip. “Theater Review: Titus Redux at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.” Los Angeles Times, Sept. 3, 2010. latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2010/09/theater-review-titus-redux-at-the-kirk-douglas-theatre.html.

Brissenden, Alan. “Dancing Shakespeare.” Dance Australia, June 15, 2017. http://www.danceaustralia.com.au/news/dancing-shakespeare.

Ciccarone, Erica. “With Attitude: Lucy Negro Redux, Nashville Ballet Creates a Seismic Shift in Dance.” Nashville Scene, February 11, 2019. https://www.nashvillescene.com/arts-culture/performance-art/article/21046686/with-attitude-lucy-negro-redux-nashville-ballet-creates-a-seismic-shift-in-dance.

Fortier, Mark. “Dancing with Shakespeare: Tom Stroud and Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers.” Canadian Theatre Review 111 (Summer 2002): 43-45. http://www.canadianshakespeares.ca/multimedia/ctr/pdf/ctr9.pdf.

Glentzer, Molly. “Dancing with a Vengeance: Dominic Walsh Dance Theater Sinks Teeth Into Titus Andronicus.” Houston Chronicle, Oct. 10, 2008. www.chron.com/entertainment/article/Dance-troupe-sinks-teeth-into-Titus-Andronicus-1774140.php.

Howard, Theresa Ruth. “Nashville Ballet’s New Full-Length Shows What Inclusion in Ballet Could Look Like.” Dance Magazine, February 5, 2019. https://www.dancemagazine.com/lucy-negro-redux-2628067970.html.

Jackson, George. “Demographics.” Review of Manassas Dance Company’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” DanceviewTimes 5, no. 21 (2007). http://danceviewtimes.com/2007/Spring/08/manassas.html.

Macaulay, Alastair. “A Pair of Dreams to Compare and Savor: At Lincoln Center, Ballets by Balanchine and Ashton.” The New York Times, June 1, 2014. https://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/01/arts/dance/at-lincoln-center-ballets-by-balanchine-and-ashton.html.

________. “A Peace on Both Your Houses: Lovers Alive and Well.” Review of Mark Morris Dance Group’s “Romeo and Juliet, on Motifs of Shakespeare.” The New York Times, July 7, 2008. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/07/arts/dance/07rome.html.

________. “Review: Balanchine and Shakespeare Catch Some Waves in Miami.” The New York Times, March 21, 2016.  https://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/21/arts/dance/review-balanchine-and-shakespeare-catch-some-waves-in-miami.html.

________. “Review: Dark Suspicions in Jumps and Gestures in ‘The Winter’s Tale’.” The New York Times, January 22, 2016.  https://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/22/arts/dance/review-dark-suspicions-in-jumps-and-gestures-in-the-winters-tale.html.

________. “Review: In Bolshoi’s Ballet, No Shrew to Tame.” The New York Times, July 27, 2017. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/27/arts/dance/bolshoi-ballet-taming-of-the-shrew-review.html.

________. “Romeo (and Juliet), How Many Art Though? 1 Ballet Score, Many Stagings.” The New York Times, March 28, 2017.  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/28/arts/dance/romeo-and-juliet-how-many-art-thou-1-ballet-score-many-stagings.html.

________. “To Dance, Perchance to Dream: Shakespeare’s Plays are a Natural Fit with Dance.” The New York Times, March 30, 2014. https://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/30/arts/dance/shakespeares-plays-are-a-natural-fit-with-dance.html.

________. “To Strut (and Leap) on a Stage:  American Ballet Theater’s Shakespeare Program.” The New York Times, July 2, 2014. https://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/02/arts/dance/american-ballet-theaters-shakespeare-program.html.

Mackrell, Judith. Royal Ballet: The Winter’s Tale review: “A game-changer for Wheeldon.” The Guardian, April 11, 2014. https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2014/apr/11/royal-ballet-winters-tale-review-christopher-wheeldon.

________. “Matthew Bourne’s protege James Cousins on his dance with Shakespeare.” The Guardian, March 2, 2017. https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2017/mar/02/matthew-bourne-james-cousins-dance-shakespeare-rosalind

________. “Modern lovers: Romeo and Juliet set in Orwell’s 1984? Nothing could be more natural for the French-Albanian choreographer Angelin Preljocaj, says Judith Mackrell.” The Guardian, September 27, 2000.  https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2000/sep/28/artsfeatures

________. “Which Shakespeare plays make the best ballets?” The Guardian, April 23, 2014. https://www.theguardian.com/stage/dance-blog/2014/apr/23/shakespeare-plays-ballets-450-birthday-william-wheeldon-winters-tale.

Mzezewa, Tariro. “What if Shakespeare’s Dark Lady Told Their Love Story? What if It Were a Ballet?” The New York Times, February 5, 2019. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/05/arts/dance/nashville-ballet-shakespeare-lucy-negro.html.

Reiter, Susan. “A Street Smart ‘Romeo + Juliet.” Review of New York City Ballet’s “Romeo + Juliet.”  DanceviewTimes 5, no. 18 (2007). http://archives.danceviewtimes.com/2007/Spring/06/nycb6.html.

Rinehart, Lisa. “Get Real.” Review of Mark Morris Dance Group’s “Romeo & Juliet, On Motifs of Shakespeare.”  DanceviewTimes, May 21, 2009. http://www.danceviewtimes.com/2009/05/get-real.html.

Smith, William Michael. “Aftermath: Dominic Walsh Dance Theater’s Titus Andronicus, with Two Star Symphony, at Hobby Center’s Zilkha Theater” Houston Press, Oct. 17, 2008. www.houstonpress.com/music/aftermath-dominic-walsh-dance-theaters-titus-andronicus-with-two-star-symphony-at-hobby-centers-zilkha-theater-6530964.

Traiger, Lisa. “Washington Ballet’s 7×7: Shakespeare.” DanceviewTimes 5, no. 18 (2007).  http://danceviewtimes.com/2007/Spring/06/7×7.html.

Vittes, Laurence. “Titus Redux: Theater Review.” The Hollywood Reporter, Oct. 14, 2010. www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/titus-redux-theater-review-29916.

Wetmore, Kevin J., Jr. “Review of Titus Redux; Hamlet, Prince of Darkness; and Pulp Shakespeare.” Shakespeare Bulletin 30, no. 2 (2012): 207-212.

Witchel, Leigh. “Shakespeare and Surprises.” Review of American Ballet Theatre’s “The Dream” and “The Tempest.” DanceviewTimes, July 31, 2014. http://www.danceviewtimes.com/2014/07/shakespeare-and-surprises.html.

_____. “Young lovers right the ship in ABT’s stormy Tempest. New York Post, October 31, 2013. http://nypost.com/2013/10/31/young-lovers-right-the-ship-in-abts-stormy-tempest.


Updated March 25, 2020.