Sunday, February 18, 2018

Hamlet, Old Vic, London by Michael Billington

Old Vic, LondonTrevor Nunn, having last directed Hamlet 30 years ago, says for him the play has always been unfinished business. I suspect it will remain so even after this youth-orientated,…

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Saturday, February 17, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Lynnea Benson by Zack Calhoon

Lynnea Benson is a co-founder of Frog & Peach Theatre Company and a Lifetime Member of The Actors Studio. Frog & Peach directing credits: Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, Titus …

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Photos: Christopher Eccleston and Niamh Cusack rehearse RSC's Macbeth – exclusive first look

Polly Findlay directs Shakespeare's tragedy for the RSC

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Erick Gonzalez by Zack Calhoon

Erick Gonzalez-MacBeth in MacBeth, Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew, Duke Orsino in Twelfth Night, Iachimo in Cymbeline, Valentine in Two Gentlemen of Verona, Theseus in A Midsummer Nigh…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Icarus Theatre Collective's MACBETH by BroadwayWorld

The vicious, barbaric undercurrent in Shakespeare's fear-filled tragedy erupts in Icarus Theatre's kinetic and blood-thirsty production.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Chicago Shakes announces 'Macbeth' cast by Morgan Greene

Ian Merrill Peakes and Chaon Cross will star in Teller and Aaron Posner’s music and magic-infused “Macbeth,” Chicago Shakespeare Theater announced Monday. Joining Peakes as Macbeth and…

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Theater News: Casting announced for Teller and Aaron Posner's Macbeth at Chicago Shakespeare

The pair previously collaborated on Chicago Shakespeare's 2015 production of The Tempest.

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

‘Inventive use of the unique space’: MACBETH – Rose Playhouse ★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

My verdict? A bold attempt at a classic play, utilising the unique performance space well – this Macbeth at the Rose Playhouse is worth a visit, if you can keep out the cold...

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Odds & Ends: Andrew Lloyd Webber Revue Directed by John Doyle in the Works & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Andrew Lloyd Webber Revue Directed by John Doyle in the Works A new revue featuring the music of famed composer Andrew Lloy…

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Monday, February 5, 2018

National Theatre Live Adds Two Shakespearean Classics, JULIUS CAESAR And MACBETH To Slate Of U.S. Cinema Offerings This Spring by BroadwayWorld

Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live have a full line-up of top London stage productions set for U.S. cinema audiences in early 2018. Newly added titles include director Ni…

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Sunday, February 4, 2018

Witch theatre? A guide to the weird world of stage superstitions by Sophie Nield

Halloween is the perfect time to ask why actors fear Macbeth, never clean out their makeup box and refuse to knit in the wingsOn Halloween, as the days grow shorter and the nip of winter is …

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

First Look at Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff in Macbeth at the National Theatre by Hannah Vine

The show begins performances at the Olivier Theatre February 26.

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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for MACBETH at the National Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. Shakespeare's most intense and terri…

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Photos: Macbeth at the National Theatre rehearsals with Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff

This production of the Scottish Play is directed by the venue's AD Rufus Norris

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Monday, January 15, 2018

‘Macbeth’ at Odeon Theatre De L’Europe, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

“Macbeth” will be on stage at Odeon Theatre De L’Europe, Paris.It is one of the most tragic popular plays by William Shakespeare. The estimated runtime of the play is two hours and 45 …

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Mark Bruce Company's MACBETH Tour Kicks off This Month by BroadwayWorld

The multi-award winning Mark Bruce Company will tour their haunting new dancetheatre re-imagining of Shakespeare's Macbeth in 2018.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

London Odds & Ends: Vanessa Redgrave to Star in World Premiere Play The Inheritance & More by

Here's a quick roundup of London stories you may have missed today. Vanessa Redgrave to Star in Matthew Lopez's World Premiere Play The Inheritance Legendary actress Vanessa Redgra…

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Theatre News: Full cast joining Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff in Macbeth announced

The show opens at the National Theatre next month

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Further Performances and Casting Announced For MACBETH At The National Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Additional performances for Rufus Norris' production of Macbeth will go on sale on to the public on 26 January. The production will now play until 23 June, with all performances currently on…

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Kit Monkman’s ‘Macbeth’ reemerges with unchecked power-lust by Blouin Artinfo

Kit Monkman’s “Macbeth” yet again brings back on stage the adrenalin-pumping drama with the destructive power of lust and unchecked political ambition of tyranny, which is oddly relata…

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Friday, December 29, 2017

Michael Billington on Macbeth: profile of greatest theatrical poem ever written by Michael Billington

The destructive nature of unchecked power-lust and political ambition in Shakespeare’s play speaks to us urgently still today“A drum! A drum! Macbeth doth come.” So say Shakespeare’s…

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

Theatre News: Full cast joining Christopher Eccleston and Niamh Cusack in Macbeth

The production will be directed by Polly Findlay

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

A Christmas Carol review – dark, dreamlike Dickens at Windsor Castle by Michael Billington

Windsor CastleMarley’s ghost narrates a nightmarish account of Scrooge’s transformation in the castle’s sumptuous state apartmentsWindsor Castle’s state apartments, at first sight, m…

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Monday, December 18, 2017

The top 10 dance shows of 2017 by Judith Mackrell

Sgt Pepper strutted, Boris Charmatz gave us a buttock-scratching beauty and three men became Lady Macbeth – our critic picks the best dance of the year Continue reading...

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Stage and Television's Keith Chegwin Dies Following Battle With Lung Condition by Stephanie Wild

Stage and television entertainer Keith Chegwin has died following a long term battle with a 'progressive lung condition.' He was 60 years old. Chegwin was a regular in pantomime, most recent…

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Top Stage Shows to See in New York: Taylor Swift to Uma Thurman by Mark Beech

Taylor Swift sings, Uma Thurman is on stage. There are in just two of the best shows around New York for the next seven days – one-time events, theatrical openings, others at the end of th…

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Great Shakes: Lauren Gunderson’s The Book of Will at Round House (review) by John Geoffrion

Imagine a world without Macbeth, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Taming of the Shrew or Julius Caesar. Before the publishing of Shakespeare’s anthologized plays in Folio format in 1623, these …

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

National Theatre of Scotland boss Jackie Wylie: 'I want to take theatre off its pedestal' by Lyn Gardner

As she announces her first season, including a My Left Foot musical, the new head of NTS says she wants to demystify the artistic process and is calling on young people to shape the company…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tony Nominee & The Cosby Show Star Earle Hyman Has Died by Lindsey Sullivan

Screen and stage star Earle Hyman passed away on November 17 at age 91. Known for playing Bill Cosby's father on The Cosby Show, Hyman had numerous Broadway and off-Broadway credits…

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Macbeth | Trailer by National Theatre

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