Friday, December 14, 2018

BWW Review: TIMON OF ATHENS, RSC Swan Theatre by Gary Naylor

Timon of Athens, at times a clunky collaboration and a clunkier mix of verse and prose, has much to say about how money corrupts and how spoiling adults is about as advisable as spoiling chi…

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Alvin Epstein, Original Lucky in Broadway's Waiting for Godot, Dies at 93 by Andy Lefkowitz

Alvin Epstein, a multifaceted award-winning actor whose six-decade career on and off Broadway included roles in the works of Samuel Beckett, William Shakespeare and Kurt Weill, die…

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

“Network” at the Belasco Theatre by Richard Seff

T’is the season of the Titans on Broadway: Janet McTeer has tackled the roles of  Hamlet and Sarah Bernhardt; Glenda Jackson is about to play King Lear; Elaine May is monumental as sh…

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Olivier Nominee Catherine McCormack to Join The Ferryman on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Catherine McCormack, a talented Olivier-nominated actress, will make her Broadway debut as Mary Carney in The Ferryman beginning on December 18. McCormack reprises her London turn in Jez But…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Hamilton's Creative Team, Cher & More Receive Kennedy Center Honors by Caitlin Moynihan

How lucky we are to be alive right now! Hamilton creators Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Andy Blankenbuehler and Alex Lacamoire received Kennedy Center Honors on December 2. The Tony …

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Old Vic's All My Sons, Starring Sally Field & Bill Pullman, to Be Broadcast Worldwide; Further Casting Announced by Andy Lefkowitz

London's Old Vic has announced an international broadcast of its upcoming production of Arthur Miller's Tony-winning drama All My Sons. National Theatre Live will air the co-pro…

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Shakespeare Veteran Al Pacino to Play King Lear on the Big Screen by Andy Lefkowitz

Al Pacino has signed on to play the greatest role ever written in new screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's King Lear, according to The Guardian. Oscar nominee Michael Radford will …

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Al Pacino Will Star in New Film Adaptation of King Lear by Andrew Gans

Michael Radford will direct Pacino in the title role of the Shakespeare tragedy.

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Sunday, November 25, 2018

Al Pacino Will Play The Title Role in New Movie Adaptation of KING LEAR by BroadwayWorld

After years of rumors, Al Pacino will be taking on the role of King Lear An upcoming film adaptation of the Shakespearean play will begin shooting next year, with Pacino in the title role, a…

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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Hamilton, Company, The Inheritance Triumph at 2018 Evening Standard Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The latest batch of Evening Standard Award winners were announced on November 18 at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The annual event honoring London theater was hosted by Evening Standard own…

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Saturday, November 17, 2018

“King Lear” at Zombie Joe’s Underground, North Hollywood by Blouin Artinfo

One of the most tragic plays of Shakespeare,“King Lear” is being reinterpreted by the Zombie Joe's Underground Theater Group and will be staged from November 25 through December 17."King…

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: “Hadestown,” Florence + the Machine by Mark Beech

Two very different couples are the star characters in London stage openings this week: Orpheus the songwriter and his muse Eurydice enliven Anais Mitchell’s impressive musical “Hadestown…

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Mark Shenton: Ian McKellen’s tour is a statement of intent for regional theatre by Mark Shenton

Ian McKellen, who has recently completed a West End run in the titanic role of King Lear and is approaching his 80th

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Denis Conway,?Wil Johnson, and More Cast in The UK Tour Of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS by BroadwayWorld

Joining the hard-hitting sales team in Sam Yates' unmissable production of David Mamet's darkly funny classic, Glengarry Glen Ross are Denis Conway The Lieutenant of Inishmore as Dave Moss W…

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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: “White Teeth” to Culture Club by Mark Beech

New openings on the London stage this week include a bold attempt to stage Zadie Smith’s epic novel “White Teeth,” with mixed results, and a theatrical version of the comic novel “Do…

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Thinking Cap’s King Lear Is A Study In Imagination by Bill Hirschman

Peter Wayne Galman in Thinking Cap Theatre's production is a likeable Lear. He's also narcissistic, ego-centric, driven, demanding, confused, playful and timeless. It helps that Galman deli…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

I Interview Playwrights Part 1015: Rachel Bublitz by Adam Szymkowicz

Rachel BublitzHometown: San Diego, CaliforniaCurrent Town: Salt Lake City, UtahQ:  What are you working on now?A:  Right now I'm working on a play commissioned by the Egyptian You…

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

‘The Tragedy of King Richard the Second’ at Almeida Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

A production of William Shakespeare’s “The Tragedy of King Richard the Second” will be staged at Almeida Theatre, London, from December 10, 2018 through February 2, 2019.Directed by Jo…

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

'Radio Culture' by TUTA: Arts on the radio provide a tiny escape for a workaday foreman in Belarus by Kerry Reid

Belarus Free Theatre is best known locally for stunning deconstructions of classics, such as their mind-blowing production of “King Lear” at Chicago Shakespeare in 2016. But the company,…

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Gender-Blind Company Leads 2018 Evening Standard Nominations; Bryan Cranston, Kelli O'Hara, Hamilton Also Receive Nods by Andy Lefkowitz

Marianne Elliott's acclaimed, gender-swapped staging of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company has earned four nominations for the 2018 Evening Standard Awards, which toasts the…

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Top London Performing Arts This Week: Van Morrison to “Wise Children” by Mark Beech

London has an embarrassment of riches opening on its stages this week, including “Wise Children,” the Royal Shakespeare Company’s “Macbeth” and “A Very Very Very Dark Matter.”T…

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Hillary and Clinton to Play Broadway's Golden Theatre; King Lear Will Now Appear at the Cort by Andy Lefkowitz

Two highly anticipated productions have solidified their Broadway homes. Lucas Hnath's new play Hillary and Clinton will set up shop this coming spring at the Golden Theatre, the venue w…

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Breaking: HILLARY AND CLINTON To Play Broadway's Golden Theatre; KING LEAR Will Now Reign At The Cort by Alexa Criscitiello

It was announced today that Hillary and Clinton,the new play by Tony AwardnomineeLucas Hnath, starring award-winning actors Laurie MetcalfandJohn Lithgow, has found its home on Broadway at t…

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‘King Lear’ to play Cort Theatre, ‘Hillary and Clinton’ at Golden by Caitlin Huston

Producer Scott Rudin has changed the location of “King Lear,” which was previously announced to play the Golden Theatre. On Thursday, he announced that “King Lear” wi…

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Upcoming Auditions for Spring Awakening, Once On This Island, Jagged Little Pill, King Lear and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with this selection of upcoming auditions in New York City and around the country.

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Top London Performing Arts This Week: U2, Robert Plant to “Macbeth” by Mark Beech

London is welcoming a gender-revised version of Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Company” this week and it is saying farewell to the impressive “Lehman Trilogy.”Two other revived plays …

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Top London Performing Arts This Week: “Twelfth Night” to Acclaimed Returns by Mark Beech

Two acclaimed forces in theater are back in London this week. The performance artist Bryony Kimmings returns with a new hard-hitting autobiographical show, while the director Emma Rice showc…

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