by Eleanor Burgess
directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian
at Merrimack Repertory Theatre
"...is shrewdly observed and uncommonly well-written...all four performances are deftly and distinctively drawn."
The Boston Globe, full review here
"...a strong production and a winning period piece."WBUR, full review here
"Monica Giordano crafts... her character with passionand conviction."ArtsFuse, full review here
"All four actors were solid in their characters and...(in) their relationships to each other."OnStage, full review here
A Midsummer Night's Dream
by William Shakespeare
directed by Paddy Swanson
at Actor's Shakespeare Project
"...a verbal and physical delight...Monica Giordano's Helena is the fast-talking self-absorbed princess type...the funnest and most charming Shakespearean productions I've seen."
Talkin' Broadway, full review here
"The double casting of the lovers as mechanicals provides...a wonderful cast-- particularly Giordano's anxiety-ridden Snug..."
Arts Fuse, read full review here
"And when, as in the current case, the production is particularly lively, fun, and inventively staged, its newness and vivacity shine right through its familiarity."
Boston Arts Diary, full review here