Thursday, February 16, 2017

In the Moment: ‘King Charles III’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company by David Siegel

Shakespeare Theatre Company’s (STC) production of Mike Bartlett’s King Charles III is a stunner. It is a clever look into a usually unseen political hall-of-mirrors. It is also a mos…

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DC Theater Friday: Political drama on the Potomac by Nelson Pressley

‘Watch on the Rhine’ and ‘King Charles III’ bring intrigue to big stages

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Is there a crown in Charles’s future? ‘King Charles III’ looks into the crystal ball. by Peter Marks

Shakespeare Theatre Company co-produces Mike Bartlett’s Broadway play.

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Spine: ‘King Charles III’ at The Shakespeare Theatre Company by Robert Michael Oliver

They sure don’t make kings like they used to. And maybe that’s a good thing. Mike Bartlett’s historical fantasy, King Charles III, based loosely (very loosely) on the curr…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Robert Joy puts TV and film career on hold for role of a lifetime in King Charles III by Christopher Henley

“This role — and this play — lifts off the Earth. It flies in a certain way. It’s such a great role and a great play.” Robert Joy, who has had a remarkable career in theatre, film,…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘King Charles III’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company by Barbara Trainin Blank

As often happens when a play has been “hyped” a great deal and receives more awards than one can count, I resisted, in the beginning, the lure of Mike Bartlett’s King Charles III. But…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

King Charles III at Shakespeare Theatre Company (review) by Tim Treanor

It is a bold writer who writes a history of the future. It is a bold writer who bathes his play in high Shakespearean language, replete with iambic pentameter and rhyming couplets. For doing…

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Review: ‘King Charles III’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company by Sophia Howes

The Ghost in the Machine Mike Bartlett’s King Charles III premiered in 2014, at London’s Almeida Theatre. Both the original production and the Broadway production won numerous awards. Th…

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

Spotlight On...Colin Wulff by Michael Block

Name: Colin WulffHometown: Tallahassee, FL (Middlebury, VT before that).Education: BA in Theater from Oberlin College.Select Credits: Osvald in Ghosts, Guildenstern in Rosencrantz and Guilde…

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Monday, January 2, 2017

King Charles III

Tue, February 7 thru Sun, March 12 @ Sidney Harman Hall, presented by Shakespeare Theatre Company

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

2016 Top Ten: Wendy Caster by Wendy Caster

Due to some health challenges, I only saw 42 shows in 2016--my lowest total in decades. Yet it was still difficult to carve my best list down to 10 entries.I remain in awe of the breadt…

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

'Tis the Season to Say Who You Are

by Sam Hurwitt A.C.T.’s 50th season featured The Hard Problem, a new play by frequent collaborator, Tom Stoppard. Photo by Kevin Berne.   For most theatre companies, season plan…

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

Mary Stuart review at the Almeida Theatre, London – ‘two fine, fierce performances’ by Mark Shenton

The Almeida’s big hit, King Charles III, vividly imagined a constitutional crisis that could follow the death of our current monarch. The

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE: Read/Watch/Listen by Rory McGregor

From the playwright behind the smash Broadway hit King Charles III, Love, Love, Love, follows two baby boomers, Kenneth and Sandra, as they come to grips with the world through three very di…

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Friday, December 2, 2016

King Charles III, About U.K. Political Dystopia, Sets PBS Air Date by Adam Hetrick

Mike Bartlett’s dark fantasia on the future of Britain’s monarchy—and the state of the country—stars Tim Pigott-Smith.

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

‘Fool for Love’ at Found 111, London by Amanda Avery

‘Fool for Love,’ a riveting play about love, loss and identity written by Sam Shepard and directed by Simon Evans will run through December 17, 2016, at Found 111, London.This Emily Dobb…

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Review: King Charles III

Chicago Shakespeare Theater glimpses a history that hasn't happened yet.

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Review: King Charles III (Chicago Shakespeare Theater) by Catey Sullivan

As clever and gorgeous as King Charles III is to behold, Mike Bartlett's tale about what would happen if Prince Charles took the throne falters in the storytelling. The Royal family never se…

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

'King Charles III' a must-see in a time when anything could happen by Chris Jones

Mike Bartlett's formidably crafted play "King Charles III" is one of those juicy dramas based on a big, audacious, outrageous idea: What if, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II and the…

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Robert Joy Stars in Seattle Rep's KING CHARLES III, Opening Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents the2015 Oliver Award-winning Best New Play, King Charles III, Mike Bartlett's runaway smash hit, a contemporary and provocative comedy drama about Prince C…

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Mike Bartlett: How I wrote King Charles III by Mike Bartlett

Playwright Mike Bartlett knew he wanted King Charles III to be a Shakespearean drama – a family epic in five acts, complete with a ghost and a comic subplot. But would writing in iambic pe…

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Friday, November 11, 2016

Robert Joy Stars in KING CHARLES III, Starting Tonight at Seattle Rep by BroadwayWorld

Seattle Repertory Theatre presents the2015 Oliver Award-winning Best New Play, King Charles III, Mike Bartlett's runaway smash hit, a contemporary and provocative comedy drama about Prince C…

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

King Trump reminds us that stuff happens by Chris Jones

"King Charles III," the remarkable 2014 play in blank verse by Mike Bartlett that enjoys its fresh Chicago premiere at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Wednesday night, relies on the audie…

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Tim Pigott-Smith & More Broadway Cast Members to Reprise Their Roles in King Charles III Screen Adaptation by Imogen Lloyd Webber

God save the King! Hot on the heels of the well-received Netflix series The Crown, Tim Pigott-Smith, who was Tony-nominated for his performance in King Charles III, will reprise his portraya…

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Tim Pigott-Smith Will Reprise Title Role in TV Adaptation of Olivier-Winning King Charles III by Andrew Gans

The film is a co-production between the BBC and PBS’ Masterpiece.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

KING CHARLES III to Be Adapted for BBC Masterpiece by BroadwayWorld

Deadline has reported thatPeaky Blinders',Charlotte Riley,has signed onto playKate Middletonin a television adaptation of West End and Broadway hit,King Charles III.

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Tim Pigott-Smith and Charlotte Riley to star in BBC2’s King Charles III adaptation by Matthew Hemley

Tim Pigott-Smith will reprise the title role in a BBC2 adaptation of Mike Bartlett’s King Charles III, which sees Charlotte Riley joining

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

"Love, Love, Love" Badmouths the Baby-Boomer Generation by Broadway & Me

Are we Baby Boomers really so selfish? I ask because over the last few years, young playwrights have been hinting at the resentment and anger they feel toward those of us born in the middle …

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Off-Broadway Review: Love, Love, Love by Lauren Yarger

Love, Love, LoveBy Mike BartlettDirected by Michael MayerRoundabout Theatre Companythrough Dec. 18By Lauren YargerWhat's It All About?Three looks at a family, beginning in 1967 during the he…

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Robert Joy to Star in Seattle Rep's KING CHARLES III; Cast Announced! by BroadwayWorld

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced complete casting for the 2015 Oliver Award-winning Best New Play, King Charles III, Mike Bartlett's runaway smash hit, a contemporary and provocativ…

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Saturday, October 29, 2016

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE – Me, Me, Me by Oscar E Moore

Last time round, playwright Mike Bartlett skewered the Royal Family in King Charles III and now has tackled a royal-pain-in-the-ass-family in LOVE, LOVE, LOVE off-Broadway at the Laura Pels …

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