Monday, May 6, 2024

Malthouse Theatre: MACBETH (AN UNDOING) by Aussie Theatre

Following successful seasons in Edinburgh, London and New York, Zinnie Harris’ acclaimed play Macbeth (An Undoing) will make its Australian

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Sunday, May 5, 2024

York International Shakespeare festival review – the bard without borders by Clare Brennan

York St John University, YorkFootsbarn Travelling Theatre’s Twelfth Night and a Turkish Macbeth rubbed shoulders with manga, memoir and a Ukrainian scratch show at this boundary-defying fe…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:54AM
Thursday, May 2, 2024

‘Just let us audition’: UK transgender actors appeal to be cast in non-trans roles by Kate Wyver

Kim Tatum, Mariah Louca and Reece Lyons combine to call for trans women to be put on an equal footing for cis roles Kim Tatum dreams of playing Norma Desmond, Sunset Boulevard’s exquisite …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:12AM
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Judi Dench reflects on a career built around Shakespeare

Dame Judi Dench has played everyone from the writer Iris Murdoch to M in the James Bond films. But among the roles the actress is most closely associated, are Shakespeare's heroines and some…

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Monday, April 29, 2024

Interview: Simon Godwin on How MACBETH Can Connect to Audiences Today

Simon Godwin is no stranger to the work of Shakespeare. Until May 5, his production of Macbeth is playing in D.C. with a cast led by Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma. The film version of this …

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By Bob Shuman Director Simon Godwin’s structured, composed descent into the “defilement of a mind” in Macbeth is objective and clear, filmed unpoetically,  yet sustained with uniforml…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Watch: See Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma Perform in Macbeth by Diep Tran, Margaret Hall

The production is currently running in Washington, D.C. and will also receive a series of cinema screenings.

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The Bard was born 460 years ago today—and died exactly 52 years later in 1616. But of course his works live on even though debates about whether or not he actually wrote them do too (click…

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Lady Macbeth Gets Two Very Different Interpretations by Maya Phillips

One of Shakespeare’s most coveted roles for women gets different interpretations onstage in New York and Washington.

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David Tennant and Cush Jumbo-Led Macbeth Will Transfer to the West End by Andrew Gans

Max Webster directs the Donmar Warehouse production.

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Monday, April 22, 2024

Macbeth (an undoing) by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

In attempting to make a feminist statement out of Shakespeare’s "Macbeth", Harris has made Lady Macbeth into the same murderous monster that her husband became in the original. This does n…

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Saturday, April 20, 2024

Stephen Moyer and Miriam Silverman Star in Macbeth Off-Broadway April 20 and 21 by Margaret Hall

The two-performance production continues Red Bull Theater's 20th Anniversary Celebration

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Thursday, April 18, 2024

Theatre Review: ‘Macbeth’ presented by Shakespeare Theatre Company by Lynne Menefee

Something astonishing is happening in the Brentwood neighborhood of Washington, DC—a powerful climax to Shakespeare Theatre Company’s current season, complete with pyrotechnics. An old B…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Macbeth – Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, DC  by Jk Clarke

Theater Review by Carol Rocamora . . . . The immersive Macbeth at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington D.C. this month is more than just another classical revival. Momentous in timi…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 03:27AM
Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Kit Connor and Rachel Zegler to lead ‘brutal’ Romeo + Juliet on Broadway by Benjamin Lee

Acclaimed director Sam Gold will adapt the Shakespeare tragedy with new music from hitmaker and Taylor Swift collaborator Jack Antonoff West Side Story’s Rachel Zegler and Heartstopper bre…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:41AM
Thursday, April 11, 2024

Review: Macbeth (an undoing) at Polonsky Shakespeare Center by Loren Noveck

Writer/director Zinnie Harris cracks open the Scottish play to focus on the women within it. Loren Noveck reviews. The post Review: Macbeth (an undoing) at Polonsky Shakespeare Center appear…

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Macbeth (An Undoing) Review: When Undoing Is an Understatement by Dan Rubins

In Zinnie Harris’s play, Lady Macbeth gets tangled in her own unraveling. The post <em>Macbeth (An Undoing)</em> Review: When Undoing Is an Understatement appeared first on Sla…

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Macbeth (an undoing): The Shakespeare Classic Undone to a Fare-Thee-Well by David Finkle

★★☆☆☆ Zinnie Harris is the problematic playwright as well as the much more adept director of this ill-advised project The post Macbeth (an undoing): The Shakespeare Classic Undone…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:50PM
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Stephen Moyer and Miriam Silverman to Star in Macbeth Off-Broadway by Margaret Hall

The two-performance production will continue Red Bull Theater's 20th Anniversary Celebration

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Macbeth, Starring Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma, Begins Performances in Washington D.C. April 9 by Margaret Hall

The site-specific production will receive a series of cinema screenings later this year.

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Monday, April 8, 2024

Tony-Winner Miriam Silverman And Stephen Moyer To Star In MACBETH From Red Bull Theater

Stephen Moyer from True Blood and Tony Award winner Miriam Silverman star in MACBETH for Red Bull Theater's 20th Anniversary Festival. Directed by Nathan Winkelstein, the play features a str…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:42PM

Austin Durant Returns to Moulin Rouge! on Broadway as Harold Zidler by Hayley Levitt

Austin Durant will return to the Broadway cast of Moulin Rouge! in the role of Harold Zidler beginning May 14. Hailee Kaleem Wright joins alongside him as the new Satine Alternate. Durant …

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Friday, April 5, 2024


      A rare cinematic event is coming to New York theatres for only two days: Ralph Fiennes in Macbeth. The Daily Telegraph calls the film, “full-voltage visceral,” while The Times o…

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Two Shakespearean Triumphs in Paris, or a Plague on Both Their Houses? by Laura Cappelle

New productions of “Macbeth” and “Hamlet” follow a French tradition of adapting familiar works. The results are innovative, and sometimes cryptic.

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Monday, April 1, 2024

MACBETH (Quintessence): Onstage magic by Kathryn Osenlund

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble. Cool it with a baboon’s blood, then the charm is firm and good. Macbeth, the… The post MACBETH (Quintessence): Onstage ma…

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Sunday, March 31, 2024

Bear Snores On review – characterful creatures learn the importance of home by Lyndsey Winship

Regent’s Park Open Air theatre, LondonFun songs and exciting immersive touches delight children and adults alike in a lively picture book adaptation from actor Cush Jumbo and Katy Sechiari…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:54AM
Tuesday, March 26, 2024

As a trans actor, I’m dismayed by the “testosterone-driven” concept of the all-male Macbeth at Quintessence by Bruce Baldini

A promotional note from Quintessence Theatre Group artistic director Alex Burns about why he’s staging an “all-male” Macbeth drew a strong response from the Philly theater community. B…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 08:58PM

Quintessence Theatre Group presents Shakespeare’s Macbeth by Kiran Pandey

Quintessence Theatre Group stages a blockbuster Macbeth with an expanded script and an all-male cast, thrilling even when its reach exceeds its grasp. Kiran Pandey reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 05:34PM

The BSR Podcast, Season 8, Episode 3: Talking with Quintessence director Alex Burns about his all-male Macbeth by Darnelle Radford

Podcast host Darnelle Radford sits down with Quintessence Theatre Group artistic director Alex Burns to talk about his new production of Macbeth.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:56PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards