Monday, August 20, 2018

Jack Riddiford to Join Vanessa Redgrave & More in West End Transfer of The Inheritance by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming West End transfer of Matthew Lopez's new play The Inheritance. On the heels of an acclaimed world premiere staging at the Young Vic, the play will ap…

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Sunday, August 19, 2018

Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, About Lady White Fox With Nine Tales, Assembly by Lara Domke

★★★ In this production, Lady Macbeth is the reincarnation of a Kumiho, a white nine-tailed fox, who desires to become The post Review: Edinburgh Fringe Festival, About Lady White Fox W…

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Richard Jordan: Forget Dannii Minogue as Lady Macbeth, the fringe offers established stars a platform for reinvention by Richard Jordan

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe may once have been considered a rite of passage, where many of today’s leading performers cut their teeth and before

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Pre-performance Discussion: Shakespeare's Macbeth

Fri, September 7 @ Folger Theatre, presented by Folger Theatre -- Robert Aubry Davis—host of WETA’s “Around Town” and of the national early music program “Mille…

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Review: ‘Dinner’ at 4615 Theatre Company by William Powell

Dinner is darkly hilarious, absurdist and at times psychologically frightening. The play, similar to Disgraced, is about a dinner party gone terribly wrong. Serving under the contemporary ha…

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Michael Nardone and Kirsty Besterman to Star in National Theatre Tour of Macbeth by Adam Hetrick

Rufus Norris’ post-apocalyptic production will tour across the U.K. and Ireland beginning in September.

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The Broadway Boys: Mr. August: Jelani Alladin by JK

Jelani Alladin may have only one Broadway credit to his name so far, but I'm confident he's going to be a fixture (unless TV and the movies steal him away).  He's already garnering crit…

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‘Doesn’t gets to grips with the dark forces at the heart of the play’: OTHELLO – Shakespeare’s Globe by Maryam Philpott

The return of Mark Rylance to The Globe main stage is the lynchpin of Michelle Terry’s first season as Artistic Director and luring her predecessor back to play Iago in a new version o…

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Michael Nardone and More Set For The National Theatre's UK And Ireland Tour Of MACBETH by BroadwayWorld

Michael Nardone BBC One's The Night Manager and Rellik, HBO's Rome will play the title role in Rufus Norris' touring production of Macbeth, with Kirsty Besterman Genesis Inc. at Hampstead Th…

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Christopher Lloyd to Portray Literary Legend Ezra Pound in New Off-Broadway Play by Andy Lefkowitz

Emmy winner Christopher Lloyd will return to the stage this fall, appearing as American poet and critic Ezra Pound in the New York premiere play Pound, written by Sean O'Leary and direct…

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Review: Macbeth. The kids are alright by John Geoffrion

If I walked into the Highwood to see the fledgling 4615 Theatre’s stab at the Scottish Play with lowered expectations, I hope my readers and colleagues can forgive me. There were numerous …

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Sunday, July 29, 2018

Review: ‘Macbeth’ at 4615 Theatre Company by Sophia Howes

Why do people commit evil, and once they have started, why can’t they stop? Now, as always, it is a question worth asking. Macbeth, one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays, is an exploration…

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Thursday, July 26, 2018

Report from Stratford Fest: The Shakes (an immortal 'Tempest') and the musicals ('Rocky Horror' anyone?) by Chris Jones

At the age of 80, the Michigan-born Martha Henry has played many of the roles in the Shakespeare canon during her 44 years at the flagship theater of her adopted Canada. As 10 artistic direc…

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NINAGAWA Macbeth by Sandi Durell

  By Marcina Zaccaria   Yuko Ninagawa directs a captivating production of Macbeth at this year’s Lincoln Center Mostly Mozart Festival. The script, translated by Yushi Odashima, …

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Two directors find commonality in 4615’s rep of Macbeth and the contemporary Dinner by Jon Jon Johnson

I think there are few earthly pleasures quite like sitting in a restaurant with a fantastic cup of coffee, discussing theatre with intelligent and driven professionals. Jordan Friend, Artist…

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Odds & Ends: Ali Stroker, Rebecca Naomi Jones & Mary Testa to Lead Immersive Oklahoma! & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Ali Stroker, Rebecca Naomi Jones & Mary Testa to Lead Immersive Oklahoma! Casting is set for Daniel Fish's reimag…

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Friday, July 13, 2018


Tue, September 4 thru Sun, September 23 @ Folger Theatre, presented by Folger Theatre -- Shakespeare’s murderous tragedy is seen anew in Davenant’s Restoration-era adaptation whi…

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The Observer Profile: Simon Russell Beale by Vanessa Thorpe

He's probably the most notable stage actor around, a master of the classics who seems to be making Shakespeare's greatest characters his own. Next on the agenda is Macbeth at London's Almeid…

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

‘Vision & passion for Macbeth’: In discussion with the National Theatre’s Rufus Norris by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

Artistic Director of the National Theatre Rufus Norris met with invited guests this week at the Theatre Royal Bath to talk about the touring production of Macbeth and his vision and passion.…

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Sunday, July 8, 2018
Friday, July 6, 2018

Macbeth review at Stafford Castle – ‘breathtakingly atmospheric’ by Neil Bonner

This year’s Stafford Festival Shakespeare production provides a breathtaking insight into the Scottish medieval world. Designer Simon Kenny’s castle ruins blend brilliantly

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Macbeth review at Rose Theatre, York – ‘Shakespeare by numbers’ by Catherine Love

In this country, too often there’s a crude, limiting idea of what Shakespeare on stage looks like. Audiences expect opaque verse, loud

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

A Former Inmate Takes on a New Role

by Jia Taylor For Dameion Brown, life looks a lot different than it did two decades ago. Incarcerated at age 24, Brown served 23 years of a life sentence at Solano State Prison. This June, …

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Monday, July 2, 2018

Shakespeare in the Squares Announces Full Casting for Touring “As You Like It” by Blouin Artinfo

Shakespeare in the Squares recently announced full casting for “As You Like It” touring to London’s squares and parks, this Summer. The tour begins in June 2018. Tatty Hennessy directs…

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Saturday, June 30, 2018

Summer Reading for Theater Lovers 2018 by Broadwayandme

Memorial Day came and went a month ago. The Summer Solstice breezed in last week. The Fourth of July is just a few days away. And temperatures here in New York are heading into the high 90s.…

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Tony Winner Glenda Jackson Sets Broadway Return in King Lear by Andy Lefkowitz

Just a few weeks following her 2018 Tony Award win for Three Tall Women, Glenda Jackson has lined up her next appearance on the Great White Way, and it's a biggie. The two-time Oscar win…

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Sarah Berger: Directing Macbeth in Kyrgyzstan demonstrated the common language of theatre by Sarah Berger

I recently returned from six weeks in Kyrgyzstan directing the first ever Kyrgyz translation of Macbeth, made from Russian into Kyrgyz, at

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Monday, June 25, 2018

“We're Going on a Bear Hunt” Announces Full Cast for 10th Anniversary West End Run! by Blouin Artinfo

“We’re Going on a Bear Hunt” recently announced full cast for the smash-hit production which returns to the West End at Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue from July 4, 2018, ten years a…

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Wilton's Music Hall by BroadwayWorld

Linda Marlowe EastEnders, BBC 1 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Working Title Films Greek, Decadence, East, The Trial, Metamorphosis by Steven Berkoff, Lowri Izzard HiddenCraith, BBCS4C Votes …

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Cast Announced For Outdoor Promenade Production Of THE THREE MUSKETEERS at St. Paul's Church by BroadwayWorld

This August, Jenny Horsthuis Swift in Word, Corbett Theatre Macbeth, St. Paul's Church Inside Pussy Riot, Saatchi Gallery will return to St. Paul's Church to star as the brave hero d'Artagna…

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Rory Kinnear Presents The 2018 Theatre Book Prize Today by BroadwayWorld

Actor and playwright, Rory Kinnear National Theatre, RSC, James Bond franchise will present the 2018 Society for Theatre Research Theatre Book Prize at a ceremony at the historic Theatre Roy…

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