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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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Outdoor Richard III – Smith Street Stages by Jk Clarke

        by JK Clarke   One doesn’t expect much from free outdoor summer Shakespeare productions (aside from The Public’s professional Shakespeare in the Park, of…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

HOLLYWOOD FRINGE 2017: Ritual by Steven Morris

Ritual  Reviewed by Dana Martin Full Circle Players at The Complex ClosedRitual, a devised movement piece from Full Circle Players that blends several of the Bard’s more contentious and v…

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Forget Julius Caesar – Trump is more like Richard III, Shakespeare’s satanic joker by Michael Billington

Two US companies have pulled their sponsorship from a New York production of Julius Caesar because it depicts a Trump-like character – grisly ending and all. But the bard has other charact…

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Macbeth by Arts Review

A powerhouse cast joins international star Jai Courtney (Suicide Squad) and director Simon Phillips in a new Melbourne Theatre Company production of Macbeth, Shakespeare’s searing tragedy …

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Kings and fools: Barrie Rutter on Northern Broadsides at 25 – in pictures by Guardian Staff

Northern Broadsides’ ‘dark, austere and genuinely disturbing’ production of Richard III is staged in Hull this month as the company celebrates its 25th birthday. Its founder and artist…

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Richard III’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company by Jeanie Casison

Deception and death loom large in “Richard III,” William Shakespeare’s thrilling historical drama artfully performed by the Annapolis Shakespeare Company (ASC). The edgy and stylish pr…

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Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. Richard III at Annapolis Shakespeare Company. By William Shakespeare Directed by Donald Hicken. May 19 – June 11 Friday 8pm Saturday 2pm & 8pm Sunday 3pm A dynamic, fast-paced…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

‘Richard III’ at BAM Harvey Theatre, New York by Blouin Artinfo

BAM Harvey Theatre in New York presents Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’ from October 11 through October 14, 2017.The play is directed by Thomas Ostermeier and translated and adapted for th…

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Greg Hicks as Richard III by John Morrison

Greg Hicks mesmerises the audience for three hours with a performance that mingles sadism, misogyny, venom and flashes of humour, distilled and concentrated by the Arcola theatre's tiny stag…

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Review: “Richard III” at Annapolis Shakespeare Company by Charles Green

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of Richard III is a darkly compelling piece of theater. Directed by Donald Hicken, it strips the stage of all but a few props, allowing great act…

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RICHARD III – Arcola Theatre by Carole Woddis

This was a huge undertaking for somewhere like the Arcola. Big cast plays don’t often surface so it’s a coup for the ever enterprising Mehmet Ergen to not only do one of the most famous …

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Monday, May 22, 2017

RICHARD III – Arcola Theatre by Laura Kressly

As the audience enters, Greg Hicks sits at a pub table on an otherwise bare stage. It’s impossible not to watch him until the house lights dim, and this opening sets the tone for the two a…

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Richard III at Arcola Theatre by Emma Clarendon

RSC Associate Artist Greg Hicks leads the cast as Richard III in Mehmet Ergen’s production for the Arcola Theatre. But what have critics been saying about the production?

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Richard III, Arcola by Jenny Gilbert

Greg Hicks' arch machinator lifts an otherwise under-nuanced productionThere may never have been a time when Shakespeare’s Richard III did not have contemporary relevance, but surely …

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Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire to star in James Graham's Labour party comedy by Chris Wiegand

Labour of Love, to be staged in the West End, is the latest political play by the dramatist who has also written two short scripts about Brexit for the GuardianMartin Freeman and Sarah Lanca…

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RICHARD III Arcola, London E8 by Libby Purves and Friends

TWISTEDLY IRRESISTIBLE    I would not like you to think that I stalk Greg Hicks (though obviously I do: aaah, that odd strong Caesar, that agonized Leontes, that bonkers newspaper edit…

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