Friday, August 12, 2022

Boris the Third review – the greased-piglet antics of a schoolboy PM by Brian Logan

Pleasance Courtyard, EdinburghAdam Meggido’s play finds the teenage Johnson starring in Shakespeare’s tragedy and gives a taste of his future leadership Out of his depth as a tragedy unf…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:12AM
Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Heaven and hell at the 2022 Stratford Festival of Canada, with ‘Chicago,’ ‘Richard III’ and ‘Hamlet’ by Chris Jones

As heavenly as the return to strength of Canada’s Stratford Festival feels, hell is very much a thing in the Ontario farmland this year.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 06:00AM
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

12 Shows to See Off Broadway This August - Catch two new musicals, a hypnotic comedy, new takes on Shakespeare and more by Raven Snook

Catch two new musicals, a hypnotic comedy, new takes on Shakespeare and more August is the calm before the stormy fall season. But even though it's a quiet time for theatre, there are still …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, July 28, 2022

Who Can Play the King? Representation Questions Fuel Casting Debates. by Marc Tracy

Should Shakespeare’s Richard III be reserved for disabled actors? Does the character have to be played by a white man? By a man at all? Three recent productions took different tacks.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 03:24AM
Thursday, July 21, 2022

WATCH: TDF's De-Cruit Conversation - Stephan Wolfert and Dawn Stern on treating trauma through Shakespeare and science

Stephan Wolfert and Dawn Stern on treating trauma through Shakespeare and science Stephan Wolfert had planned to spend his entire career in the US Army when a production of Richard III trans…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Monday, July 18, 2022

RICHARD III: Queen Margaret | The Public Theater by The Public Theater

“One standout performance is Sharon Washington as Queen Margaret” - Tim Teeman, The Daily Beast Through July 17 Only! RICHARD III Directed by Robert O’Hara Tony Award nominee Robert…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:42AM

Join TDF for a Conversation About De-Cruit - Stephan Wolfert and Dawn Stern on treating trauma through Shakespeare and science

Stephan Wolfert and Dawn Stern on treating trauma through Shakespeare and science Stephan Wolfert had planned to spend his entire career in the US Army when a production of Richard III trans…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Sunday, July 17, 2022

This Week on Broadway for July 17, 2022: Into The Woods by James Marino

Jena Tesse Fox, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere discuss Into The Woods, Love Quirks, Richard III @ Shakespeare in the Park, Scott Siegel’s Almost On Broadway @ The Town Hall, and mor…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM

Free Shakespeare in the Park's Richard III Completes Run July 17 by Leah Putnam

The outdoor production at Central Park's Delacorte Theater stars Danai Gurira as the titular villain.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Saturday, July 16, 2022

‘Black Panther’ General Danai Gurira on ‘Richard III,’ Toxic Masculinity and Surprise Guest Stars in Central Park by Gordon Cox

Before Danai Gurira returns this fall as the Wakandan general Okoye in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” she’s scheming and murdering her way onto the English throne in director Robert…

SOURCE: Variety at 12:00PM
Friday, July 15, 2022

RICHARD III: Richard & Anne Scene | The Public Theater by The Public Theater

“Tony winner Ali Stroker as Lady Anne is a perfect, steely combination of dueling wit and later anger.” - Tim Teeman, The Daily Beast “Gurira is captivating as Shakespeare's irredeem…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:03PM

Exciting & Inexpensive Theatre: 12 Shows to See Off-Off Broadway in July - Catch a musical about pot, plays about Britney Spears, Emily Dickinson by Andrew Block

Catch a musical about pot, plays about Britney Spears, Emily Dickinson and Andy Warhol, and more --- Adventurous audiences know that some of the biggest theatrical thrills are found on NYC's…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, July 14, 2022

Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park: Richard III by Cindy Sibilsky

It’s important, if not essential, for theatre makers to be ambitious and take risks. Equally crucial, especially in today’s climate, is considering diversity and inclusion when casting. …

SOURCE: stagebiz.com at 01:57PM
Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Royal Shakespeare Company's Richard III to Receive U.K. Cinema Broadcast by Leah Putnam

The production stars Arthur Hughes, the first disabled actor to take on the play's title role at RSC.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:03AM
Tuesday, July 12, 2022

RICHARD III at Free Shakespeare in the Park | The Public Theater by The Public Theater

Through July 17 Only! RICHARD III Directed by Robert O’Hara Tony Award nominee Robert O’Hara (Slave Play, The Public’s Barbecue) brings his sharp wit and story-telling genius to The …

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:48PM

Review: Danai Gurira Carves a Bloody Path Through an Otherwise Lacking ‘Richard III’ by David Cote

Shakespeare adaptations come with a certain pressure, with some more successful than others. ‘Richard III’ struggles to make the cut.

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 03:45PM

A Messy ‘Richard III’ At Shakespeare in the Park, Anchored By A Ferocious Danai Gurira by Billy McEntee

Broadway Blog reviews the new Shakespeare in the Park revival of "Richard III," starring Danai Gurira, at the Delacorte Theater through July 17. The post A Messy ‘Richard III’ At Shakesp…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 02:03PM

Ali Stroker and Sharon Washington Are Richard III's Powerful Women by Leah Putnam

Stroker plays Lady Anne in the current Free Shakespeare in the Park production with Washington, who last played Anne on the Delacorte stage, as Queen Margaret.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:33AM

Richard III by Elyse Trevers

Photo by Joan Marcus Free Shakespeare in the Park is quintessential New York. If you are lucky enough to score the free tickets and it’s a gorgeous evening, theater doesn’t get any bette…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 10:48AM
Monday, July 11, 2022

Richard III (Free Shakespeare in the Park) by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

And of his behavior Richard continues to explain, “And therefore, since I cannot prove a lover, I am determined to prove a villain.” In this production we see none of this though this sp…

SOURCE: www.theaterscene.net at 05:25PM

Review Roundup: RICHARD III Opens at Free Shakespeare in the Park - What Did the Critics Think?

The Public Theater celebrated opening night of Free Shakespeare in the Park production of RICHARD III at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park. The shows marks Robert O'Hara's Free Shakespea…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:38PM

Reviews: What Did Critics Think of The Public's Danai Gurira-Led Richard III in Central Park? by Raven Brunner

The stage and screen actor leads the cast as the titular character.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:37PM

Review: Danai Gurira Makes a Sleek Supervillain of Richard III by Jesse Green

At Shakespeare in the Park, athletic stamina and action-hero charisma muddy the meaning of a play about disability.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 01:18PM

Richard 111, *** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward July 11, 2022: There have been female Hamlets (most notably Sarah Bernhardt, Diane Venora, and Ruth Negga), female King Lears (Glenda Jackson on Broadway and the West En…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 01:15PM

“Richard III” – Shakespeare in the Park by Jeff Myhre

This summer, the Public Theater is celebrating the 60th season of Shakespeare in the Park, and it is one of the events that makes living in New York City a privilege. The first of the plays …

SOURCE: stagebiz.com at 12:03PM

‘Richard III’ review: A woke misfire for Shakespeare in the Park by Johnny Oleksinski

Like a walk in the park: relaxing, slow, carefree, aimless.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 11:58AM

Review: Danai Gurira Makes a Sleek Supervillain of Richard III by Jesse Green

At Shakespeare in the Park, athletic stamina and Marvel charisma muddy the meaning of a play about disability.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 11:33AM

‘Richard III’ Review: Danai Gurira Lights Up Central Park in Bard’s Game of Thrones by Danvariety

In Shakespeare in the Park’s new production of “Richard III,” Danai Gurira plays the title role less as a politician than as a performer. Gurira’s Richard is a mastermind of chaos at…

SOURCE: Variety at 11:00AM

A current deconstruction of ‘Richard III’ from NYC’s Free Shakespeare in the Park by Deb Miller

The 60th season of The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park has opened at the Delacorte Theater with a new production of Richard III, directed by Tony Award nominee Robert O’Har…

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 11:00AM

Richard III: Shakespeare’s Crooked in Several Ways Villain as Court Fashion Plate by David Finkle

★★★☆☆ Director Robert O'Hara has his own thoughts about the tragedy, with Danai Gurira as the last York monarch The post Richard III: Shakespeare’s Crooked in Several Ways Villa…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 11:00AM

Richard III – Shakespeare in the Park by Jk Clarke

By Samuel L. Leiter . . .  A classic night at Shakespeare in Central Park. Warm, slightly muggy weather? Check. A helicopter or two overhead? Check. A raccoon making an unexpected entrance?…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:58AM

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