Friday, July 12, 2024

Shakespeare: The Man Who Pays the Rent by Judi Dench review – a class act by Fiona Sturges

Ripe language and impish humour abound as Barbara Flynn reads the actor’s entertaining recollections of seven decades on stage – and Dench herself recites excerpts from the Bard Anyone w…

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Monday, July 8, 2024

Macbeth (An Undoing)

The post Macbeth (An Undoing) appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Monday, July 1, 2024

Shakespeare goes pop: the best of the bard’s work updated on screen by Charles Bramesco

A new season of films celebrates how different directors have found a way to bring Shakespeare’s work forward, from Baz Luhrmann to Derek Jarman What is the Shakespeare canon if not the id…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:42AM
Sunday, June 23, 2024

‘We’re going to find the next Shakespeare’: inside DC’s $80m library renovation by David Smith In Washington

The reopened Folger Shakespeare Library aims to bring a wider audience to the world’s biggest collection of the Bard’s printed works When Owen Dodson cast Earle Hyman as Hamlet in a prod…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:32PM
Saturday, June 22, 2024

OLIVIER AWARDS 2014 - James McAvoy by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: X-Men's James McAvoy talks to the cameras at the 2014 Oliviers. He wasn't nominated for a prize this year, but was a special guest presenter. He has most recent…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:24AM
Sunday, June 16, 2024

A Sneak Peek at 'Never Say Macbeth' - Now On DVD! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: is pleased to bring you this one-minute trailer for Never Say Macbeth, the first film about the curse of Macbeth. The Shakespeare play is cons…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:06AM
Monday, June 10, 2024

The humanity of ‘Macbeth’ shimmers in this Boulder production by Susan Harper

Colorado Shakespeare Festival kicks off an indoor season with a surprisingly enjoyable take on ‘The Scottish Play’ The post The humanity of ‘Macbeth’ shimmers in this Boulder product…

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 07:46PM
Monday, June 3, 2024

Jodie Whittaker returns to London stage to play The Duchess by Chris Wiegand

The Doctor Who star’s performance coincides with David Tennant’s Macbeth and Ncuti Gatwa appearing in The Importance of Being Earnest Jodie Whittaker is returning to the stage for the fi…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:36AM
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
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 …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:42PM


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.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:48PM


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.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:54AM
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…

SOURCE: Slant Magazine at 09:04PM

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

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM

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.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM

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