The Winter's Tale | Critical Review by Robert Brustein

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of The Winter's Tale.
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Critical Review by Robert Brustein

SOURCE: Brustein, Robert. Review of The Winter's Tale. New Republic 213, nos. 3-4 (17 July 1995): 37-8.

In the following review, Brustein provides a favorable notice of Ingmar Bergman's 1995 Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, production of The Winter's Tale.

Ingmar Bergman's production of The Winter's Tale recently played at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in repertory with his inspired Madame de Sade (which I reviewed during its last American appearance). Possibly reflecting the imbalances of the play, it is not one of Bergman's most brilliant productions, but nothing created by this master is ever less than compelling. Set around the turn of the century in a Swedish country home, The Winter's Tale is treated as one of the entertainments (another being a musical concert written by an expatriate Scandinavian composer) performed during the wedding celebration of the daughter of the house. This...

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