Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Jamie Newall, Paul Brendan, and More to Star in Iris Theatre's THE TEMPEST by BroadwayWorld

Paul Brendan Faithful Ruslan - The Story of a Guard Dog, Belgrade Theatre and Citizen's Theatre Julius Caesar, The Tobacco Factory Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare's Globe, Charlotte Christense…

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Glenda Jackson Wins Drama League Distinguished Performance Award; Band's Visit, Cursed Child Also Triumph by Andy Lefkowitz

Glenda Jackson, Tony-nominated star of Edward Albee's Three Tall Women, was named the winner of the Drama League's Distinguished Performance Award at the 84th annual Drama League Awa…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Profile: Chris Stezin Plays a Rock Music Diehard in the ‘Undeniable Sound of Right Now” by Ravelle Brickman

Chris Stezin is a prolific playwright whose last play—produced at The Keegan Theatre in January of 2017—was Mack,Beth, a contemporary take on Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Now he’s back at …

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Monday, May 14, 2018

‘A dystopian look at one of Shakespeare’s most well-known plays’: MACBETH – National Theatre ★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

Macbeth at the National Theatre is a dystopian look at one of Shakespeare’s most well-known plays, ushering in a new dark age in the aftermath of civil war – Anne-Marie Duff and Nicholas…

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

From Prison To The London Stage: A MacBeth Actor's Second Act

Michael Balogun spent his early years in and out of jail — until he decided to become an actor. Balogun tells NPR's Lakshmi Singh about his extraordinary journey.

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Friday, May 11, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Jorge Morales by Zack Calhoon

Jorge Morales is a Puerto Rican actor, musician, and sound designer currently based in New York City. Drawing  inspiration from both classical theatre and experimental training, his wor…

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Thursday, May 10, 2018
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Watch This Exclusive Clip of Macbeth Before It Screens in Cinemas Across the U.S. by Ruthie Fierberg

Take a glimpse at the classic from London’s Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Obituary: John Stride – ‘a founding member of the National Theatre’ by Michael Quinn

By the time he had left school, John Stride had already played Macbeth, Antony and Hamlet. His early promise – spotted at

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Jessica Almasy by Zack Calhoon

Jessica Almasy is a waitress at a fish restaurant on a barrier island. Her writing has been developed w and or commissioned by the TEAM, the Bushwick Starr Reading Series, Dixon Place, NYU T…

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‘O nation miserable!’ — ‘Macbeth,’ prophecy and the Chicago mayor’s race by Neil Steinberg

Fran Spielman's careful analysis is illustrated by seven tiny photos of dabblers already running, and a more apt graphic could not be imagined.

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BWW Interview: Sam Psyk and Joshua Lacey On MACBETH NT Live Broadcast by Rona Kelly

Continuing our interview series of NT Live broadcasts, this month's focuses on Macbeth at the National Theatre.Directed by Rufus Norris and featuring Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff, Macbet…

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Monday, May 7, 2018

"Macbeth" at Le' Escurial, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

Shakespearean interpretations and adaptations are not new but Antonio Pappano has stretched his creative energies well for this film. As warrior Macbeth fights alongside the king of Scotland…

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Full Cast Announced for the UK Tour of “84 Charing Cross Road” by Blouin Artinfo

The full cast for the UK Tour of “84 Charing Cross Road” was announced recently. The play starring Stefanie Powers and Clive Francis, is presented by Cambridge Arts Theatre and Lee Dean …

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Sunday, May 6, 2018

Artists, story nearly upstaged by visual effects in otherwise haunting ‘Macbeth’ by Steven Oxman - For The Sun-Times

Overall this is an engaging and coherent concept: Shakespearean tragedy as horror movie, with a great modern look and feel.

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Guilt and ambition have to fight it out in every 'Macbeth,' even this thriller by Teller by Chris Jones

For the last 412 years, “Macbeth” has been a great bear of a play to produce. I don’t mean because it’s boring (it’s not), or suffering of a deficiency poetical (hardly), or lackin…

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Kate Fleetwood: ‘The more versatile you are, the better chance of longevity’ by Sam Marlowe

The chameleon actor made her mark with a string of lauded lead performances including Lady Macbeth and Medea. Ahead of starring in

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Judi, Maggie, Joan and Eileen: all hail British theatre's great dames | Michael Billington by Michael Billington

Roger Michell’s film Nothing Like a Dame brings four legends together – and evokes decades of brilliant performancesSometimes the best ideas are the simplest. The wheeze of bringing toge…

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: “Chess,” “Strictly Ballroom” and More by Mark Beech

London is going a little ‘nuts in May’ for musicals. “Strictly Ballroom” has opened. “Chess” is about to be revived. “Bat Out of Hell,” “Tina” and “Chicago” are also …

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Teller takes on 'Macbeth' at Chicago Shakes — the unnamable play from the magician who doesn't talk. Except to us. by Chris Jones

So, Teller, what are you doing working on the Scottish play at Chicago Shakespeare Theater? “I can’t think of anything more suspenseful than the murder of Duncan” says the famously tac…

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Macbeth UK Tour – National Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth will undertake a UK tour in 2018-19. The Macbeth UK Tour starts at the Lowry in Septe…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Review: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at the Royal Opera House by Rosemary Waugh

Despicable acts: Rosemary Waugh reviews Shostakovich's opera, based on the same short story that inspired William Oldroyd and Alice Birch's recent film. The post Review: Lady Macbeth of Mts…

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Royal Opera House, London — lacerating power

Eva-Maria Westbroek is a knockout in this revival of Shostakovich’s opera

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Friday, April 13, 2018

‘Visually enticing’: MACBETH – Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon ★★★ by Anne Cox

Polly Findlay pulls out all the stops for her visually enticing production of Macbeth for the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at Royal Opera House review – ‘graphic, visceral and exuberant’ by Yehuda Shapiro

Famously condemned by Stalin in 1936, Shostakovich’s graphic Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk still has the power to shock. Until the bleak final

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for MOORMAID at Arcola Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Moe Bar-El Le Bureau Des Legendes, Canal Tyrant, Fox Snatch, Sony and Ali Azhar Algerie en eclats, Alouettes Theatre in Paris Macbeth, Screen NorthantsBBC Digital Physics, Philadelphia Philm…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Macbeth by Jo Nesbø review – Shakespeare reimagined by Steven Poole

Scandinavia’s king of crime turns the tragedy into a deliciously oppressive page-turnerThe Hogarth Shakespeare project invites modern novelists to reimagine some of his most celebrated pla…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Two directors transform ‘They fight’ into complex stagecraft in ‘Macbeth’ by Neil Steinberg

Aaron Posner and Teller also directed "The Tempest" in 2015. Then, Teller provided a variety of jaw-dropping feats for the magician Caliban.

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Friday, April 6, 2018
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Macbeth by Vanessa Cate

Macbeth Reviewed by Dana Martin  Fearless Imp and CTB Productions at the McCadden Place Theatre  Through April 29th There are daggers in men’s smiles at the McCadden Place Theatre this…

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