Review: “The Winter’s Tale” at TFANA

Christian Lewis
4 min readMar 26, 2018

Shakespeare may be best known for his haunting tragedies, swelling histories, and light comedies, but hiding behind his greatest hits are what Shakespeare scholars call “the late romances.” This set of his plays blur genre and often mix comedy with drama, humor with tragedy. Of this lesser-performed subgroup, “The Tempest” is the most popular. “The Winter’s Tale” is perhaps the least performed of the already infrequently…

Christian Lewis

Theater Critic. Vassar College alum, current PhD candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center.

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