Friday, August 18, 2017

Review: A Glimpse Behind the Canvas in ‘Van Gogh’s Ear’ by Megan Wrappe

By Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, August 18, 2017 In the world of art, you often hear about Van Gogh’s style of painting described as revolutionary when compared to his Impressionist c…

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Download: Lady Macbeth — ‘elegant cinematography’

Outstanding performances led by Florence Pugh in the title role

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Lady Macbeth: Unsex Me Here review at Dance Base, Edinburgh – ‘elegant and eviscerating physicality’ by Anna Winter

Lady Macbeth doesn’t get the stage time and death scene she deserves; in the play, her apparent suicide is merely reported to

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Review: New York Classical Theatre’s ‘Macbeth’ by Erin Kahn

“The raven himself is hoarse that croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan under my battlements,” Lady Macbeth exclaims, gesturing triumphantly at the sky. A particularly loud helicop…

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Review: ‘Macbeth’ Proves To Be a Moving Experience—Quite Literally by Megan Wrappe

By Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, August 14, 2017 As someone who frequents the theatre, I’m accustomed to taking my seat and remaining there for two hours, maybe longer. This isn’t e…

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LADY MACBETH & HER PAL, MEGAN – #EdFringe by Daniel Perks

Megan Gogerty pauses for the same amount of time between each joke. Her routine has a very rigid structure – comment, joke, pause, repeat. It’s too prescriptive to allow the laughs to se…

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Lady Macbeth: Unsex Me Here review – bold and haunting backstory to regicide by Judith Mackrell

Dance Base, EdinburghBy breaking Lady Macbeth’s psyche down into three roles danced by men, Kally Lloyd-Jones fascinatingly fleshes out Shakespeare’s underwritten antiheroineWhat kind of…

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Is this a dagger? The story of Macbeth review at Scottish Storytelling Centre – ‘inventive and clever’ by Thom Dibdin

Andy Cannon brings his storyteller’s arts to Shakespeare’s Macbeth in a one-man show that is aimed perfectly at audiences aged seven or

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Review: Macbeth (New York Classical Theatre)

The Scottish Play comes to downtown Manhattan in a free outdoor production.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Salzburg Festival: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk — harsh to the point of pain

Conductor Mariss Jansons embraces the coarseness in Shostakovich’s uncompromising score

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William Oldroyd's Debut Feature Film 'Lady Macbeth' at Laemmle Playhouse 7, Pasadena by Blouin Artinfo

"Lady Macbeth", a 2016 British drama film is currently being screened at Laemmle Playhouse 7, Pasadena.The period film is adapted from Nikolai Leskov’s 1865 Russian novella …

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Monday, August 7, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Sam Leichter by Zack Calhoon

Sam Leichter most recently appeared in the New York Shakespeare Exchange production and subsequent tour of Much Ado About Nothing. Other favorite credits include A Day in the Death of Joe Eg…

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PHOTOS: Iris Theatre continues tenth anniversary season with open-air Hansel & Gretel by Press Releases

Hot on the heels of its critically acclaimed Macbeth, Iris Theatre continues its tenth anniversary season this summer with a new family adaptation of the Brothers Grimm's Hansel and Gretel, …

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BRAVE MACBETH – #EdFringe ★★★★★ by Thom Dibdin

Brilliant children's theatre: Brave Macbeth from Captivate Theatre at Gilded Ballon venues is everything a children's musical should be - and educational too.

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Friday, August 4, 2017

A Sicilian take on ‘Macbeth’

Emma Dante’s previous work has provoked controversy. How will her new staging of the opera go down in Edinburgh?

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

70th Edinburgh International Festival in August by Blouin Artinfo

Countdown to the 70th anniversary edition of the Edinburgh International Festival to be held in Edinburgh, Scotland, has begun.The festival promises performances by the finest from the …

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Sunday, July 30, 2017

Opening Skinner’s Box - An Interesting Intellectual Voyage by (judd Hollander)

Reviewed by Judd HollanderThe theatrical group Improbable takes a look at the struggle to understand the human condition, as well as its strengths, weaknesses and limits in Opening Skinner's…

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Tom Glynn-Carney: ‘Dunkirk is about courage and community, not war’ by Interview By Liz Hoggard

The young actor on working with Mark Rylance and Harry Styles in Christopher Nolan’s film, and being directed by Sam Mendes in The FerrymanTom Glynn-Carney, 22, plays a teenager who sets s…

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Craig J. George by Zack Calhoon

CRAIG J. GEORGE (Director) Off-Broadway: Taming of the Shrew: Extreme (The Duke on 42nd Street) and over a dozen world premieres, including: Titus: A Grand and Gory Rock …

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Friday, July 28, 2017

2017 Rising Stars: Director Lucy Cashion favors a nontraditional approach to the classics by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A “Macbeth” where members of the audience take their seats around the nightmare banquet table. An “Oedipus” with a big, steampunk-esque machine rolling its way toward inevitable trag…

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Friday, July 21, 2017

'Lady Macbeth' at Cobble Hill Theater, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Cobble Hill Theatre will soon be playing the 2016 drama "Lady Macbeth" from July 21, 2017. The 2016 British drama film directed by William Oldroyd has been based on the novel Lady Macbe…

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Casting announced for Pleasure Dome Theatre Company 2017 Season by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Following on from their critically acclaimed 2016 production of Macbeth, Pleasure Dome Theatre Company has announced the company for their 2017 season. In 2017 the company wi…

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Friday, July 14, 2017

Free Shows to See in New York This Summer by Erik Piepenburg

From “The Three Musketeers” to “Macbeth,” here’s our guide to summer theater that won’t cost you a dime.

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Macbeth review at Opera House, Buxton – ‘an exceptional central performance’ by George Hall

Buxton opens its 2017 festival with Verdi’s first Shakespearean opera – a work he composed in 1847, early on in his career,

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Sunday, July 9, 2017

MacBheatha (Capital Fringe review) by Alan Katz

Alana Wiljanen made a good choice in calling her group’s co-created Shakespeare adaptation MacBheatha, instead of the more famous Macbeth, Shakespeare’s sordid tale of a Scotsman murderi…

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Friday, July 7, 2017

Review: Macbeth, St. Paul’s Church, Covent Garden by Jessica Handscomb

Arguably one of his most famous tragedies, Macbeth is a crafted tale of a fight for power, regicide, murder and psychosis. Initially performed in 1606, Shakespeare taps into the fears of the…

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Review: Serenbe’s ambitious “Macbeth” lives and dies with nature’s inconvenient surprises by Andrew Alexander

What happens when an elaborate, big-budget, outdoor production of Macbeth opens in perpetually dry, drought-ridden Georgia? The wettest summer in memory, of course, with evening after evenin…

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MACBETH – St Paul’s Church by Laura Kressly

Even if the audience understands that Macbeth is about somebody who murders the king and sees witches, they still want to grasp what is happening line to line and scene to scene. When a play…

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

A Capital Fringe Peek at MacBheatha by Guest Writer

This project began two summers ago, when a small group of actors, including myself, thought of devising a piece comparing the dramatic character of Shakespeare’s Macbeth with the life of t…

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Friday, June 30, 2017

BWW Review: MACBETH, St Paul's Church, Covent Garden by Gary Naylor

A Macbeth that stays true to the 17th century origin of the play, yet feels bang up to date with plenty for teenage fans of Game of Thrones and Shakespeare veterans to enjoy.

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