A 10-minute play based on Shakespeare's sonnet 116.
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6 Mar. 2022
Shakespeare creeps me out - ever read his Rape of Lucrece? But this is FABULOUS! Wow - what a great idea and a beautiful script! Let it be produced often and everywhere! ”
20 Mar. 2020
The concept of adapting a sonnet has paid off in spades and Sonnet 116 will never be the same. Utterly fantastic! ”
8 Aug. 2019
This is so provocative and wonderfully uncomfortable on several levels. On the surface it appears to be the lovelorn youth in the midst of his own romantic conquest. On a deeper read, it strikes a blow to one of the most famous love sonnets of all time. It doesn't fall back on cliches of toxic masculinity, but instead a misguided sincerity that, as Accuardi so skillfully demonstrates, is not simply accepted, but celebrate in classic literature. The result is jarring: A predator who thinks he is a romantic hero. I will not look at Sonnet 116 the same way again. ”