Friday, November 10, 2017

RICHARD III – Barons Court Theatre ★★ by Debbie Gilpin

Shakespeare's play has been adapted and transported to 1960s London, where the Krays reign supreme and hold the East End in terror – in a nod to these famous twins, Richard himself is spli…

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

World Premiere by Hand to God Playwright Robert Askins Among La Jolla's New Season by Andy Lefkowitz

La Jolla Playhouse, the San Diego theater with a rich history of developing works that later play Broadway, has announced three world premieres and one West Coast premiere as part of its 201…

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

RICHARD III – Baron’s Court Theatre ❤❤ by Emma Clarendon

This 1960’s set production of Shakespeare’s chilling play has some good ideas – but sadly it doesn’t quite come together in the way it should.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Shakespeare's Rose theatre gets go-ahead to pop up in York by Maev Kennedy

The 13-sided temporary structure, modelled on the Elizabethan playhouse, will house four Shakespeare plays directed by Lindsay Posner and Damien CrudenA 950-capacity pop-up open-air theatre …

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Kevin Spacey interview: Political animal by Andrew Todd

After eight years running the Old Vic, Kevin Spacey has done something his critics never expected: made the place a success. He talks to Andrew Todd about battles lost and won – and explai…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

FEATURED SHOW: Front Foot’s Richard III at the Cockpit Theatre, ★★★★★ reviews are in! by Press Releases

Have you booked yet to see Front Foot Theatre's future dystopian take on Shakespeare's Richard III? The production, directed by Lawrence Carmichael, continues at London's Cockpit Theatre unt…

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Friday, October 20, 2017

A Fucking Limping Paradox: Thomas Ostermeier’s Richard III at BAM by Nick Anderson

A white light emits from the mouth of a vintage Shure Unidyne microphone dangling from the ceiling on what looks like an electric vine with various twists and hooks adorned. When Richard com…

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Review: Richard III at BAM Harvey Theater by Molly Grogan

Molly Grogan reviews Schaubühne Berlin's production in NYC. The post Review: Richard III at BAM Harvey Theater appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

RICHARD III – Cockpit Theatre by Shanine Salmon

Complete with contemporary regional accents, Front Foot Theatre make Richard III fresh, realistic and easy to understand. What they do is transform it into a 21st-century political action th…

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Richard III – BAM by Sandi Durell

  by Carol Rocamora   He’s grotesque. He’s deformed. He’s dangerous. He’s the most charismatic character you’ve seen on stage in years, and you can’t resist him. You’…

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PHOTOS: First look at Front Foot’s Richard III thriller #TrickyRicky by Press Releases

Front Foot Theatre's new dystopian take on Shakespeare classic Richard III officially opens tomorrow (18 October 2017) at London’s Cockpit Theatre, where its limited season continues until…

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Shakespeare for modern times, done right — and wrong by Peter Marks

"Richard III” done well in German, and “Measure for Measure” muddled, in English

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Ian McKellen to Voice the Demon in The Exorcist Stage Play; Trailer Released by Andy Lefkowitz

Six-time Olivier winner, Tony winner and Oscar nominee Ian McKellen is set to voice the role of the Demon in the West End premiere of The Exorcist. The new stage adaptation will play the Pho…

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Review: A Richard III Who Steps Straight Out of the Land of Id by Ben Brantley

An astonishing Lars Eidinger is a hunchback to remember in Thomas Ostermeier’s Halloween treat of a production at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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Sunday, October 8, 2017

From Middlemarch to King Richard III: 15 of the best political novels and plays by Tim Adams and Robert McCrum

Fiction and drama hold a mirror to the virtues and vices of an age. Here’s our pick of the bestRead the rest of the Observer’s 100 political books series hereRichard Wright wrote to his …

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Friday, September 29, 2017

WATCH: @FrontFootT’s new #TrickyRicky trailer just released – & its awesome! by Press Releases

We hope every Shakespeare fan has Front Foot Theatre's upcoming take on Richard III in their diary. If not, take a look at the show's thrilling new show trailer and get booking! Its limited …

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Photo Flash: First Look at Northern Broadsides Premiere of Blake Morrison's FOR LOVE OR MONEY by BroadwayWorld

Following their hugely successful co-production with Hull Truck Theatre of Richard III, Northern Broadsides are set to premiere For Love or Money, Blake Morrison's new adaptation of Alain-Re…

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

PHOTOS: Front Foot’s Richard III cast rehearse Meisner style #TrickyRicky by Press Releases

Front Foot theatre use the Meisner Technique in all their productions, including their upcoming dystopian take on Shakespeare classic Richard III, running at London’s Cockpit Theatre…

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NEWS: Front Foot’s retells rise & fall of Richard III at Cockpit Theatre, Watch the trailer… now by Press Releases

Critically acclaimed Front Foot Theatre presents its dystopian take on Shakespeare’s most charismatic, tour de force villain, Richard III, in a new production running for a strictly limite…

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Mark Rylance: A Great Stage Actor Raises the Bar Again at Broadway’s Belasco by Broadwaydirect

When Mark Rylance was last on Broadway, in 2013, he played two very different roles: the female character of Olivia in an all-male production of Twelfth Night and the title role in Richard I…

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Saturday, September 2, 2017

RICHARD III – Temple Church by Daniel Perks

Continuing in their “glorious summer of performances”, directors Ben Horslen and John Risebero bring Shakespeare’s historical play, Richard III, to Temple Church, London.

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for FOR LOVE OR MONEY Starring Sarah-Jane Potts, Barrie Rutter and Jos Vantyler by BroadwayWorld

Following their hugely successful co-production with Hull Truck Theatre of Richard III, the acclaimed Halifax theatre company Northern Broadsides are set to premiere For Love or Money, Blake…

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Richard III review - Temple Church venue is the star of the show by Veronica.lee

Magnificent setting for history playTemple Church gained worldwide fame when Dan Brown included a major plot point there in his mega-selling novel The Da Vinci Code in 2003, but it has been …

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Monday, August 28, 2017

RICHARD III – Temple Church ★★★★ by Johnny Fox

Antic Disposition’s RayBan-and-head-mike-modernised Richard III contrasts the glorious 12th century setting of Temple Church, with a terrific crash course in modern ensemble acting and a b…

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Sunday, August 27, 2017

RICHARD III – Temple Church by Shanine Salmon

Antic Disposition’s Richard III presents a modern-dress version of the Elizabethan play staged in a medieval church, but the themes and bite are pure 21st century. This mixture combines to…

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Friday, August 25, 2017

Tonya Pinkins to Lead World Premiere of TIME ALONE in Los Angeles by BroadwayWorld

Belle Reve Theatre Companypresents their inaugural production of Time Alone, a World Premiere by Alessandro Camon Academy Award nominee 'The Messenger' starring Tony Award winner Tonya Pinki…

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Review: Review: Richard III (Temple Church, London)

Antic Disposition's adaptation of Shakespeare's play caused controversy earlier this year

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Antic Disposition’s Richard III review at Temple Church, London – ‘fast-paced and funny’ by Tracey Sinclair

Following a tour of UK cathedrals, Antic Disposition brings Richard III to one of London’s oldest churches. The historic setting makes a

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Sunday, August 6, 2017

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” come true in Central Park by Philip

Settings and casting variations on Shakespeare are virtually infinite. “Othello” in an Army barracks? “Shrew” on a Dude Ranch? A female Prospero or even Richard III? A campy “Peric…

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

FIRST LOOK: Antic Disposition’s Richard III UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Following the success of their production of Henry V, Antic Disposition will present William Shakespeare's Richard III at six cathedrals around the UK and at London's histori…

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

‘Richard III’ at BAM Harvey Theater, Brooklyn by Blouin Artinfo

As part of the 2017 Next Wave Festival, Shakespeare’s well-known play entitled “Richard III,” directed by Thomas Ostermeier, will be staged at the BAM Harvey Theater, Brooklyn.Concludi…

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