Monday, January 25, 2021

All About Antiheroes in the Metropolitan Opera's Next Free Streams by Ryan McPhee

Catch past performances of Macbeth, Rigoletto, Faust, and more.

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

It’s Time to Turn the Page on the Trump-Shakespeare Comparisons by Jesse Green

Pundits have likened the president to Lear, to Hamlet, to Macbeth, to Coriolanus. That may have been four years of wishful thinking.

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Monday, January 18, 2021

Glenn Elston on MACBETH by Gabi Bergman

Witches and prophecies and murder – oh my! The story of Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, is one that many

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Thursday, December 17, 2020

James Ijames' The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington Tapped for Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival by Andrew Gans

The 2021 summer lineup will also include Shakespeare's The Tempest and an audio version of Macbeth.

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Sunday, December 13, 2020

Diana Rigg remembered by Mark Gatiss by Mark Gatiss

20 July 1938 – 10 September 2020 The actor and writer, who wrote an episode of Doctor Who for Rigg, recalls the joy of seeing her flit effortlessly between serious drama and outrageous cam…

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Theatrefolk Featured Play – Shakespeare’s Bachelorette by Lea Marshall by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Shakespeare’s Bachelorette by Lea Marshall is the Shakespeare / Dating show mash-up you’ve been waiting for – complete with video/social distan…

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Macbeth, Starring Patrick Stewart and Kate Fleetwood, Begins Streaming November 16 by Dan Meyer

The Peabody-winning cinematic adaptation is based on the 2008 Broadway production of Shakespeare’s tragedy.

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Friday, November 13, 2020
Thursday, November 12, 2020

6 Shows and Events to Check Out This Week, Including Patrick Stewart in Macbeth

Plus, look for the documentary Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles and an online production of the Pulitzer-winning Talley's Folly.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

I Interview Playwrights Part 1096: Kevin Kautzman by Adam Szymkowicz

Kevin KautzmanHometown:  Mandan, North DakotaCurrent Town:  Minneapolis, MinnesotaQ:  Tell me about Moderation.A:  MODERATION is a new play recently adapted into a podcast you can hear a…

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Wednesday, November 4, 2020

David Tennant's Sonnets, Patrick Stewart's Macbeth Will Stream Free This Month

The productions will air as part of a "Shakespeare Season" on the Shows Must Go On Youtube channel.

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Patrick Stewart in Macbeth, Fiona Shaw in Richard II, More Works From the Bard to Stream in November 2020 by Dan Meyer

The Shows Must Go On! is currently showing Being Shakespeare with Simon Callow.

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Friday, October 30, 2020

Ms. Broadway October 2020: Tina's Myra Lucretia Taylor by JK

After a 3-decades plus career that includes a full array of theater - from Greek tragedy to splashy Broadway musical - Tina's Myra Lucretia Taylor finally got her first Tony Award nominatio…

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The Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: What to Watch Over Halloween Weekend by Ryan McPhee

James Monroe Iglehart gives us a Nightmare, listen to Macbeth and Dracula in the dark, and more.

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Tamara Tunie, Laila Robins, Derek Wilson, More Star in Macbeth: A Surround Sound Experiment Beginning October 30 by Andrew Gans

Directed and adapted by Joseph Discher, the audio event features an immersive soundscape by Will Padilla.

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Josie Underwood: “If Macbeth was a woman, it would be a different play” by Eleanor Dewar

Writer Eleanor Dewar speaks to Josie Underwood, co-founder of the theatre troupe Silent Faces, about not adapting Samuel Beckett, gender in Shakespeare, and challenging the canon. When Josie…

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Sound and Fury, Emphasis on the Sound by American Theatre Editors

A surround-sound experiment audio play promises to put listeners inside the story of ‘Macbeth.’

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Hear Laila Robins, Laila Robins, and Laila Robins Get Weird in Immersive Audio Production of Macbeth by Ryan McPhee

The surround-sound adaptation of the Shakespeare drama streams October 30–November 1 to benefit The Actors Fund.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Review: Macbeth, Big Telly Theatre by Matt Barton

Review: Macbeth, Big Telly Theatre 2.0Overall Score This is perhaps the most definitive proof yet that ‘The Scottish Play’ is cursed. Zoom has been the repurposed vessel for theatre’s …

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Monday, October 19, 2020

Listen Up! Audio Plays Take Center Stage Amid Pandemic by Matthew Wexler

Radio plays were the rage in the 1920s, and now audio dramas return, with new productions of "Dracula," "Macbeth," and "A Christmas Carol." The post Listen Up! Audio Plays Take Center Stage …

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

‘Deftly experienced hands are shaping this new kind of experience’: MACBETH – Big Telly Theatre Company (Online review) by Ian Foster

Not quite ‘when shall we three Zoom again’, Big Telly Theatre’s imaginative online version of Macbeth has some impressive moments.

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Friday, October 16, 2020

‘Offers psychological chills from the start’: MACBETH – Big Telly Theatre Company (Online review) by Louise Penn

With some scenes of conflict filmed in a style which evokes the “found-footage” style seen in The Blair Witch Project and others, this Big Telly Theatre Company’s Macbeth – for which…

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

An Original Compilation of Shakespeare’s Plays Just Set a New World Auction Record by Helen Holmes, Helen Holmes

If Shakespeare's plays hadn't been compiled in this folio following his death, 'Macbeth' might have been lost to the world.

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Sunday, October 11, 2020

‘Expect to be surprised & unnerved’: Zoe Seaton opens up about Big Telly Theatre Company’s digital staging of Macbeth by Kirsty Herrington

Later this month the Big Telly Theatre Company’s atmospheric digital production of Macbeth will open at the 58th edition of the Belfast International Arts Festival (BIAF), Ireland’s lead…

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Friday, October 2, 2020

All Hallows’ Speech: 10 Monologues for the Spooky Season by Performerstuff

All Hallows’ Speech: 10 Monologues for the Spooky Season Written by Amanda Grace October 1st, 2020 Are you dying to get into the spirit of Halloween? From scary to straight-up scr…

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Terror at home by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review a webcast of the 2009 PBS “Great Performances” made-for-TV film of Rupert Goold’s modern-dress Macbeth, starring Patrick Stewart. Here’s an …

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tamara Tunie, Laila Robins, Derek Wilson, More Star in Macbeth: A Surround Sound Experiment by Andrew Gans

Directed and adapted by Joseph Discher, the audio event features an immersive soundscape by Will Padilla.

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Tamara Tunie, Laila Robins & More to be Featured in MACBETH: A SURROUND SOUND EXPERIMENT Benefit for The Actors Fund

Shakespeare's haunting psychological tale of raw political ambition is re-imagined as a virtual, immersive auditory experience with Macbeth: A Surround Sound Experiment. This all-new intimat…

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Power Plays: Shows About U.S. Politics by Broadwayandme

The first face-to-face debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump is scheduled for this Tuesday, Sept. 29, and the uncertainty over the outcome of the election five weeks from now has me in a…

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Friday, September 25, 2020

WATCH: Livestream No Exit Theatre Collective's Abridged MACBETH Live Tonight at 7 p.m.

Tonight, at 7 p.m. ET, the No Exit Theatre Collective (NETC) will present William Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' directed by NETC's co-artistic director Ben Natan as part of their live-streamed For…

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

‘Macbeth’ as fast-moving radio drama from PG County Shakespeare in the Parks by Sophia Howes

How, exactly, does one make theater in the middle of a pandemic? People are sitting on the couch streaming The Umbrella Academy. Broadway is closed until January 3, 2021. Much of local theat…

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