Seen & Heard

The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare’s fairy tale of vengeful parents, rebellious children, wronged wives, Delphic oracles, living statues, and ferocious bears, is a tough nut for directors. The trick is to impose a unified style on this wild mix of plots, subplots, and incredible plot twists. In some ways, Barry Edelstein’s revival at Classic Stage Company has a lot to offer. You have to admire the chicly minimal design, including Narelle Sissons’ more-complex-than-it-looks rendering

Register to view the full article

Register for and gain access to premium content including production and design materials, videos, and more.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.