History

Actors’ Shakespeare Project, founded in 2004, is an award­-winning professional theater company with a Resident Acting Company and extensive education, youth and community programs.

 

ASP’s Production History:

 

2016-2017 Season 13

Hamlet

directed by Doug Lockwood  |  The Church of the Covenant, Boston

 

The Tempest

directed by Allyn Burrows  |  Willet Hall at United Parish Church, Brookline

 

Edward II

directed by David R. Gammons  |  Charlestown Working Theater

 

Youth production: Titus Andronicus

directed by Gabriel Kuttner |  Charlestown Working Theater

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream 

directed by Patrick Swanson  |  Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

 

Special Project: I Am Lear

directed by Bobbie Steinbach  |  BU College of Fine Arts, Boston

 

Summer Youth Intensive production: Richard III

directed by Anneke Reich  |  Charlestown Working Theater

2015-2016 Season 12

 

Othello

directed by Kathleen O’Leary  |  The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, Boston

 

The Winter’s Tale

directed by Melia Bensussen |  Willett Hall at the United Parish, Brookline

 

Richard II

Directed by Allyn Burrows |  Cambridge YMCA, Cambridge

 

The School for Scandal

directed by Paula Plum |  Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

 

 

2014-2015 Season 11

 

The Comedy of Errors

directed by David R. Gammons |  Brighton High School Auditorium, Brighton

 

Phèdre

directed by M. Bevin O’Gara |  First Church in Boston, Boston

 

Measure for Measure

directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian |  Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

 

God’s Ear

by Jenny Schwartz, directed by Thomas Derrah |  The Davis Square Theater, Somerville

 

Henry VI, Part 2

directed by Tina Packer |  The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, Boston

 

 

2013-2014 Season 10

 

Romeo & Juliet

directed by Bobbie Steinbach & Allyn Burrows |  The Strand Theatre, Dorchester

 

Henry VIII

directed by Tina Packer |  The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, Boston

 

The Cherry Orchard

directed by Melia Bensussen** |  The Dane Estate at Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill

 

As You Like It

directed by Robert Walsh** |  Springstep, Medford

 

 

2012-2013 Season 9

 

Macbeth

directed by Paula Plum |  The Chevalier Theater, Medford

 

Two Gentlemen of Verona

directed by Robert Walsh** |  The Davis Square Theater, Somerville

 

Middletown

by Will Eno, directed by Doug Lockwood |  YMCA Family Theater, Cambridge

 

Pericles

directed by Allyn Burrows |  The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, Boston

 

 

2011-2012 Season 8

 

Twelfth Night

directed by Melia Bensussen** |  Plaza Theater, Boston Center for the Arts

 

The Merry Wives of Windsor

directed by Steven Barkhimer |  The Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

 

Medea

by Euripides, directed by David R. Gammons |  Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

 

Troilus & Cressida

directed by Tina Packer |  The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, Boston

 

The Hotel Nepenthe

Remounted in partnership with the Huntington Theatre Company

 

2010-2011 Season 7

 

Henry IV parts 1 & 2

directed by Patrick Swanson |  Midway Studios, Fort Point Channel, Boston

 

Cymbeline

directed by Doug Lockwood |  Elm St. Storefront, Somerville

 

Living in Exile

by John Lipsky, directed by Allyn Burrows |  Elm St. Storefront, Somerville

 

The Hotel Nepenthe

by John Kuntz, directed by David R. Gammons |  Elm St. Storefront, Somerville

 

Antony & Cleopatra

directed by Adrianne Krstansky |  The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, Boston

 

 

2009-2010 Season 6

 

The Taming of the Shrew

directed by Melia Bensussen** |  Basement of the Garage, Harvard Square

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

directed by Benjamin Evett |  Midway Studios, Fort Point Channel, Boston


Othello

directed by Judy Braha** |  Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, Boston

 

Timon of Athens

directed by Bill Barclay |  Midway Studios, Fort Point Channel, Boston

 

 

2008-2009 Season 5

 

The Merchant of Venice

directed by Melia Bensussen** |  Midway Studios, Fort Point Channel, Boston


The Duchess of Malfi

by John Webster, directed by David R. Gammons |  Midway Studios, Fort Point Channel, Boston


Coriolanus

directed by Robert Walsh** |  The Armory, Somerville


Much Ado About Nothing

directed by Benjamin Evett |  Hibernian Hall, Roxbury

 


2007-2008 Season 4

 

Macbeth

directed by Adrianne Krstansky |  Studio 102 at Boston University


Henry V

directed by Normi Noel |  basement of the Garage, Harvard Square

 

The Tempest

directed by Patrick Swanson |  Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center


King John

directed by Benjamin Evett |  The Cathedral of St. Paul, Boston


Love’s Labour’s Lost

remounted in Winthrop Park, Harvard Square

 


2006-2007 Season 3

 

Hamlet

directed by Rick Lombardo** |  The Strand Theatre, Dorchester

 

The Winter’s Tale

directed by Curt Tofteland |  Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center

 

Titus Andronicus

directed by David R. Gammons |  Basement of the Garage, Harvard Square

 

Love’s Labour’s Lost

directed by Benjamin Evett |  Downstairs at the Garage, Harvard Square

 

 

2005-2006 Season 2

 

King Lear

directed by Patrick Swanson |  Studio 102 at Boston University

 

Twelfth Night

directed by Robert Walsh** |  Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center

 

All’s Well that Ends Well

directed by Benjamin Evett |  YMCA Family Theater, Cambridge

 

King Lear

remounted at La MaMa Etc., New York

 

 

2004-2005 Season 1

 

Richard III

directed by Benjamin Evett |  The Old South Meeting House, Boston

 

Measure for Measure

directed by Robert Walsh** |  Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, Boston

 

Julius Caesar

directed by Robert Scanlan |  YMCA Family Theater, Cambridge