REVIEW: Wharton One-Acts: “Roman Fever” and “the Other Two” at Shakespeare & Company

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, July 2002. Dennis Krausnick and a familiar group of actors have teamed once again to bring two tiny gems of Edith Wharton’s writing to the stage. Roman Fever and The Other Two both hold a magnifying glass to social convention. In a world that is all surface and appearance,…

REVIEW: “The Valley of Decision” at Shakespeare & Company

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, June 2002. Dennis Krausnick, who has adapted two dozen of Edith Wharton’s prose works for the stage, has labored mightily and transformed her 1902 novel The Valley of Decision into two and a half hours of densely philosophical musings that may or may not be a play.…

REVIEW: The Wharton One-Acts “An International Episode” & “The Rembrandt”

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, July 2001. In this, the opening show in Shakespeare & Company’s new Spring Lawn Theatre, I was struck by the amazing coincidence that has provided the company with a performance space almost identical to the salon at The Mount which they have used as their Wharton Theatre for…

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