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The Boston Globe

Theater & art

Stage Review

Free spirits, fine Shakespeare in ‘Labour’s’

LENOX — When Shakespeare & Company tackles a work by its namesake playwright, the result is often a satisfying blend of reverence and irreverence.

The cast’s delivery of the verse is usually characterized by a well-spoken clarity, even an expressive beauty, that gives full weight to the meaning of the words they’re reciting and the unrivaled genius of the man who wrote them.

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