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Dan Dwyer is an independent theatre reviewer and radio interview host. His radio show, “Off Script,” is broadcast on NPR affiliate WHDD Robin Hood Radio. Podcasts of his interviews, along with his reviews, are posted on www.offscriptdandwyer.com. Dan’s reviews of Broadway musicals appear translated in “Blickpunkt Musical,” the German magazine of international musical theater. Dan completed a workshop in directing at Yale University in the summer of 2015, and has directed rehearsed readings at the Berkshire Theatre Group. Dan is proprietor of Johnnycake Books, specializing in rare and collectible books, in Salisbury, Connecticut.

Articles by Dan Dwyer

REVIEW: Shake & Co’s ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ still merry, rain or shine

Friday, 30 Aug 2019 - The Merry Wives of Windsor By William Shakespeare Directed by Kevin G. Coleman The weather gods didn’t bless the late August, midweek evening I attended “The Merry Wives of Windsor” at Shakespeare & Company. The Roman Garden Theatre setting, particularly radiant in late summer when the early evening sun has its intense pre-autumn glow, didn’t […]

REVIEW: WTF’s disappointing ‘Ghosts’ lacks drama

Sunday, 11 Aug 2019 - Director Carey Perloff says the score carried “the ghostly sounds of everything—lust, memory, fear, desire.” That’s nice, but it can’t substitute for those emotions when there’s no drama on the stage.

REVIEW: ‘Into the Woods’ at Barrington Stage is totally entrancing

Tuesday, 25 Jun 2019 - It’s also ravishingly beautiful with a thoroughly original visual style, and perfectly cast and acted with lyrics articulated with more clarity than I’ve heard before. Director Joe Calarco’s talent lies in heightening the fantasy while preserving the magic.