Thursday, August 22, 2019

Macbeth review at C South, Edinburgh – ‘an extraordinary physical performance’ by Natasha Tripney

Korean company Cho-in Theatre has condensed Macbeth to an intense hour of solo theatre performed by a female and male actor, Lee

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Something Wicked This Way Comes: New City’s Macbeth by Bill Hirschman

By Bill Hirschman The ominous omens in New City Players’ energetic and passionate Macbeth actually portend promising things for South Florida theater. The rarely spoken of deficiency in of…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Today on Broadway: Friday, August 16, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Casting Announced for “The Inheritance,” “Once on this Island” Tour, CSC’s “Macbeth,” Broadway Week Details Announced! “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday…

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Jay Armstrong Johnson, Taylor Iman Jones & More Prepare for the World Premiere Musical Scotland, PA by Caitlin Moynihan

The cult 2001 film Scotland, PA is getting the musical treatment and the cast and creative team got together on August 14 to celebrate ahead of their October 23 opening night. With an origin…

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Mary Beth Peil & More to Join Corey Stoll & Nadia Bowers in Macbeth at Classic Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Classic Stage Company's upcoming revival of Shakespeare's iconic tragedy Macbeth. The previously announced production, directed by CSC Artistic Director John Doyle, i…

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Mary Beth Peil and More Complete Cast of CSC's MACBETH

Classic Stage Company announces the full cast of the company's upcoming staging of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, directed by John Doyle.

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Mary Beth Peil and More Join Cast of CSC's Macbeth Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Tony nominee joins the previously announced Corey Stoll and Nadia Bowers in the John Doyle-helmed staging.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Real-Life Husband & Wife Corey Stoll & Nadia Bowers to Co-Star in Macbeth at Classic Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Classic Stage has announced theater veterans Corey Stoll and Nadia Bowers as headliners of the company's upcoming staging of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Stoll and Bowers, who are m…

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Corey Stoll and Nadia Bowers to Star in CSC’s Macbeth by Olivia Clement

The real-life couple will play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in the John Doyle-helmed production Off-Broadway.

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Friday, August 2, 2019


By Bob Shuman Historians, looking back at contemporary American theatre, will have to evaluate whether our stages were reflections of society or partisan distortions. Were our artists “liv…

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Drunk Shakespeare stumbles into Chicago by Kerry Reid

Macbeth> gets a boozy but hilarious makeover in this exhilarating show. The moral implications of Drunk Shakespeare, in which a performer gets deliberately p…

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

DRIVING MISS DAISY, MACBETH, and More Coming to BroadwayHD in August

BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, has announced its roster of shows coming in August.

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Monday, July 29, 2019

James McAvoy to Headline New West End Staging of Cyrano de Bergerac by Andy Lefkowitz

James McAvoy is returning to the West End in a plum role. The Golden Globe- and Olivier-nominated actor will portray the title character in a new mounting of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Berge…

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James McAvoy to Headline New West End Staging of Cyrano de Bergerac by Andy Lefkowitz

James McAvoy is returning to the West End in a plum role. The Golden Globe- and Olivier-nominated actor will portray the title character in a new mounting of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Berge…

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Monday, July 22, 2019

How LadyM, begun as a look at Macbeth’s witches, became a menstruation comedy by Julian Oquendo

Rachel Hynes is excited. She is a few hours away from the Friday night performance of LadyM, a devised production based on interviews with D.C. women on their experiences with menstruation. …

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The Rest Will Be Familiar to You from Cinema review – flesh-and-blood take on the Oedipus curse

Avignon festivalMartin Crimp’s version of Euripides’ Phoenician Women is sly and violent, while its sphinx’s riddles read like exam questions from hell He might recently have been haun…

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Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoots Macbeth by Sandra Mardenfeld

Sometimes the plot in Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoots Macbeth by Tom Stoppard, first produced in 1979, runs too close to home. But some background first:In Dogg's Hamlet, practically everyone speaks…

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Saturday, July 20, 2019

Dogg’s Hamlet, Cahoot’s Macbeth by Darryl Reilly

Dedicated to “creating socially and politically acute theatre for the 21st century” the PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project) for their 33rd season offers this exuberant revival of Tom Stopp…

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Friday, July 19, 2019

Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth by Wendy Caster

Tom Stoppard's Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth plays with language and slapstick, presents fascinating mini-versions of two of Shakespeare's masterpieces, vividly depicts the importance of …

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Review: ‘Macbeth’ in SF gets stunning update, with mixed results by Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent

African-American Shakespeare Company presents Migdalia Cruz's adaptation of classic 'Macbeth,' set in a homeless camp.

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Tickets Are Now on Sale for Adam Gwon's New Musical Scotland, PA Starring Ryan McCartan & Taylor Iman Jones by

Tickets are now on sale for Scotland, PA, a new musical from acclaimed composer Adam Gwon (Ordinary Days), set to make its world premiere with Roundabout Theatre Company this fall. The off-B…

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Sunday, July 14, 2019

Fringe Review: ‘Thanksgiving at Macbeth’s’ by Annexus Theatre Company by Peter Orvetti

Annexus Theatre Company’s “Thanksgiving at Macbeth’s” is a work by a very smart director and very talented actors who all work very well together. Frustratingly, despite the scads of…

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Capital Fringe review: Thanksgiving at Macbeth’s by Kelly Whealan George

Anyone who considers reality TV as lowbrow should withhold final judgement until they see this play. William Shakespeare’s words lend themselves as surprisingly appropriate in a “Real Ho…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Potomac Theatre Project Takes Over Atlantic Stage 2 With Works by Stoppard, Pinter, Beckett, and Havel by Olivia Clement

Dogg’s Hamlet, Cahoot’s Macbeth and Havel: The Passion of Thought are running in repertory beginning July 9.

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Saturday, July 6, 2019

Macbeth by Migdalia Cruz: Shakespeare With A New Gaze by New York Theater

After she was hired to “translate” Macbeth into an English that is “clear to the modern ear,” the playwright Migdalia Cruz took a trip to Scotland with her husband and daughter to v…

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Ryan McCartan & Taylor Iman Jones to Lead Off-Broadway Musical Scotland, PA; Full Cast Set by Beth Stevens

The full cast is set for the Roundabout Theatre Company’s world premiere of Scotland, PA. Based on the cult film (and Shakespeare’s Macbeth), the new musical features a book by Michael M…

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Jay Armstrong Johnson, Taylor Iman Jones, Ryan McCartan, and More Tapped for New Adam Gwon Musical Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Scotland, PA, based on the 2001 Macbeth–inspired film, will have its world premiere at Roundabout this fall.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Review: ‘Macbeth’ by Britches and Hose Theatre Company by Guest Author

By Katie Crabb Something wicked this way comes in Britches and Hose Theatre Company’s gender-blind version of Macbeth, which breathes new life into one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays…

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘Should I do ‘big’ monologues for auditions (Lady Macbeth, Fleabag, Victoria Wood) or obscure ones?’ by @westendproducer

Is it a good idea to do “big” monologues for auditions (e.g. Hamlet, Lady Macbeth, Fleabag, anything Victoria Wood), or better to

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Oklahoma! Standout Patrick Vaill on His 'Sketchy and Fantastic' Early Dance Career, Celine Dion Smooches & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Patrick Vaill in Oklahoma! (Photo by Little Fang)The Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma! has Broadway audiences buzzing for many reasons: director Daniel Fish's experimental spin on the Rodger…

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