There’s an inherent passion behind this production. By the end, we find ourselves searching for that skylight in our own lives — a moment when we built something beautiful in an attempt to mend something terrible that we did for the sake of love.
Montford Park Players and Different Strokes! are both excellent local theater companies. Their partnership proves to be a triumphant venture.
The intersectionality of racial and homosexual prejudice places Shakespeare’s 400-year-old play in the context of contemporary social justice.
For those turned off by classical theater, Montford Park Players 44th season opener, staged at the gorgeous Masonic Temple, may change their outlook altogether. An Evening Celebrating Shakespeare includes the one-act plays The Dark Lady of the Sonnets by George Bernard Shaw and The Upstart Crow by Vincent Dowling.