Category Archives: Play Reviews

Audiobook Review: Hamlet

Hamlet by William Shakespeare Length: 2 hrs, 51 mins Published by Blackstone Audio on May 9, 2011 Genres: Historical Source: Gifted Goodreads Blackstone Audio is proud to present the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's brilliant production of Shakespeare's disturbing and psychologically rich masterpiece Hamlet. Whether you're a Hamlet scholar or being exposed to this work for the […]

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Audiobook Review: A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry Length: 2 hrs, 19 mins Published by LA Theatre Works on February 15, 2011 Genres: Historical Format: Audiobook Source: Purchased Goodreads Lorraine Hansberry’s classic chronicle of The Youngers, a working class African American family struggling to maintain dignity in a harsh world, is a heroic testament of […]

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Play Review: Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare Published by Penguin Classics on October 1, 2002 Genres: Humor Format: Hardcover Source: Purchased Goodreads The action is set in Sicily, where Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon, has recently defeated his half-brother, the bastard Don John, in a military engagement. Apparently reconciled, they return to the capital, Messina, […]

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Play Review: Major Barbara

Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw Published by Barnes & Noble Classics on February 11, 2004 Genres: Humor Format: Paperback Source: Purchased Goodreads Hailed as “a Tolstoy with jokes” by one critic, George Bernard Shaw was the most significant British playwright since the seventeenth century. Pygmalion persists as his best-loved play, one made into both a classic film—which won […]

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