Friday, March 5, 2021

Check Out London-Based Theatre Photographer Johan Persson's 16 Favorite Production Shots by Marc J. Franklin

Persson reflects on some of his favorite theatre photos including Follies, Macbeth, and more.

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

'That is our job in theatre – I'm gonna make you love me!' Noma Dumezweni meets Harriet Walter by Chris Wiegand

The stars of stage and screen chat about playing witches, seeing ghosts and stepping into another legend’s shoes They have enjoyed huge success on TV with The Undoing and Killing Eve, resp…

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Black History Month: Myra Lucretia Taylor Salutes Playwright and Performer Jocelyn Bioh by Caitlin Moynihan

In honor of Black History Month, is once again inviting Broadway artists to celebrate the Black theatermakers who inspire them. Stars are taking this chance to honor their fri…

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021


(from Shakespeare & Beyond, February 16, 2021.)  |  Federal Theatre Project production of Macbeth in 1936. Courtesy Library of Congress A struggling economy. Unemployed artists. Hard…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Macbeth by Sandi Durell

By Carol Rocamora . . . “By the pricking of my thumbs/Something wicked this way comes.” Indeed, it has.  Polly Findlay’s Macbeth, now live-streaming on BroadwayHD, is a “wickedly”…

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Negro Theatre Project WPA Photo Gallery: From Horse Play to Haiti to Macbeth by New York Theater

Below are photographs from productions of the “Negro Unit” of the Federal Theatre Project, some 30 of which were staged at Lafayette Theater in Harlem, between 1935 and 1939. They range …

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Saturday, February 6, 2021

All The Devils Are Here: Patrick Page Takes On Shakespeare’s Villains by Roma Torre

★★★★★ A tour de force in which the acclaimed actor provides fascinating insights while enacting the Bard’s villains, even Lady Macbeth The post All The Devils Are Here: Patrick P…

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Monday, January 25, 2021

All About Antiheroes in the Metropolitan Opera's Next Free Streams by Ryan McPhee

Catch past performances of Macbeth, Rigoletto, Faust, and more.

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

DCPAMemories - Macbeth by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

By special request, here's a look back at the DCPA's 2017 reimagining of William Shakespeare's classic tale of power, murder and ambition - Macbeth. With an all-male cast, thumping techno be…

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

It’s Time to Turn the Page on the Trump-Shakespeare Comparisons by Jesse Green

Pundits have likened the president to Lear, to Hamlet, to Macbeth, to Coriolanus. That may have been four years of wishful thinking.

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Monday, January 18, 2021

Glenn Elston on MACBETH by Gabi Bergman

Witches and prophecies and murder – oh my! The story of Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, is one that many

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Thursday, December 17, 2020

James Ijames' The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington Tapped for Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival by Andrew Gans

The 2021 summer lineup will also include Shakespeare's The Tempest and an audio version of Macbeth.

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Sunday, December 13, 2020

Diana Rigg remembered by Mark Gatiss by Mark Gatiss

20 July 1938 – 10 September 2020 The actor and writer, who wrote an episode of Doctor Who for Rigg, recalls the joy of seeing her flit effortlessly between serious drama and outrageous cam…

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Theatrefolk Featured Play – Shakespeare’s Bachelorette by Lea Marshall by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Shakespeare’s Bachelorette by Lea Marshall is the Shakespeare / Dating show mash-up you’ve been waiting for – complete with video/social distan…

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Macbeth, Starring Patrick Stewart and Kate Fleetwood, Begins Streaming November 16 by Dan Meyer

The Peabody-winning cinematic adaptation is based on the 2008 Broadway production of Shakespeare’s tragedy.

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Friday, November 13, 2020
Thursday, November 12, 2020

6 Shows and Events to Check Out This Week, Including Patrick Stewart in Macbeth

Plus, look for the documentary Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles and an online production of the Pulitzer-winning Talley's Folly.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

I Interview Playwrights Part 1096: Kevin Kautzman by Adam Szymkowicz

Kevin KautzmanHometown:  Mandan, North DakotaCurrent Town:  Minneapolis, MinnesotaQ:  Tell me about Moderation.A:  MODERATION is a new play recently adapted into a podcast you can hear a…

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Wednesday, November 4, 2020

David Tennant's Sonnets, Patrick Stewart's Macbeth Will Stream Free This Month

The productions will air as part of a "Shakespeare Season" on the Shows Must Go On Youtube channel.

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Patrick Stewart in Macbeth, Fiona Shaw in Richard II, More Works From the Bard to Stream in November 2020 by Dan Meyer

The Shows Must Go On! is currently showing Being Shakespeare with Simon Callow.

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Friday, October 30, 2020

Ms. Broadway October 2020: Tina's Myra Lucretia Taylor by JK

After a 3-decades plus career that includes a full array of theater - from Greek tragedy to splashy Broadway musical - Tina's Myra Lucretia Taylor finally got her first Tony Award nominatio…

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The Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: What to Watch Over Halloween Weekend by Ryan McPhee

James Monroe Iglehart gives us a Nightmare, listen to Macbeth and Dracula in the dark, and more.

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Tamara Tunie, Laila Robins, Derek Wilson, More Star in Macbeth: A Surround Sound Experiment Beginning October 30 by Andrew Gans

Directed and adapted by Joseph Discher, the audio event features an immersive soundscape by Will Padilla.

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Josie Underwood: “If Macbeth was a woman, it would be a different play” by Eleanor Dewar

Writer Eleanor Dewar speaks to Josie Underwood, co-founder of the theatre troupe Silent Faces, about not adapting Samuel Beckett, gender in Shakespeare, and challenging the canon. When Josie…

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Sound and Fury, Emphasis on the Sound by American Theatre Editors

A surround-sound experiment audio play promises to put listeners inside the story of ‘Macbeth.’

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Hear Laila Robins, Laila Robins, and Laila Robins Get Weird in Immersive Audio Production of Macbeth by Ryan McPhee

The surround-sound adaptation of the Shakespeare drama streams October 30–November 1 to benefit The Actors Fund.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Review: Macbeth, Big Telly Theatre by Matt Barton

Review: Macbeth, Big Telly Theatre 2.0Overall Score This is perhaps the most definitive proof yet that ‘The Scottish Play’ is cursed. Zoom has been the repurposed vessel for theatre’s …

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Monday, October 19, 2020

Listen Up! Audio Plays Take Center Stage Amid Pandemic by Matthew Wexler

Radio plays were the rage in the 1920s, and now audio dramas return, with new productions of "Dracula," "Macbeth," and "A Christmas Carol." The post Listen Up! Audio Plays Take Center Stage …

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

‘Deftly experienced hands are shaping this new kind of experience’: MACBETH – Big Telly Theatre Company (Online review) by Ian Foster

Not quite ‘when shall we three Zoom again’, Big Telly Theatre’s imaginative online version of Macbeth has some impressive moments.

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Friday, October 16, 2020

‘Offers psychological chills from the start’: MACBETH – Big Telly Theatre Company (Online review) by Louise Penn

With some scenes of conflict filmed in a style which evokes the “found-footage” style seen in The Blair Witch Project and others, this Big Telly Theatre Company’s Macbeth – for which…

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

An Original Compilation of Shakespeare’s Plays Just Set a New World Auction Record by Helen Holmes, Helen Holmes

If Shakespeare's plays hadn't been compiled in this folio following his death, 'Macbeth' might have been lost to the world.

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