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  1. A Bare-Bottom 'Midsummer Night's Dream' Heads to Santa Monica College's Broad Stage

    12:50 pm 4/17/2014

    "Game of Thrones" star Miltos Yerolemou's character Bottom is strapped into a contraption, thrusting his naked buttocks into the air for the Shakespeare adaptation.Read more

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  2. Blair Underwood to Play Title Role in 'Othello'

    1:46 pm 4/10/2014

    The actor will join Richard Thomas as Iago and Kristen Connolly as Desdemona in San Diego this summer in the Old Globe staging of William Shakespeare's classic tragedy.Read more

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  3. Larry Carpenter's 'Macbeth' Comes to Pasadena's A Noise Within Theater

    10:56 am 4/7/2014

    The director compares his new production of the Shakespeare play to modern-day America, saying: "If somebody says, well, you can be king, the American ethos right now goes, why not? All I have to do is kill a couple of people and I can be king."Read more

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  4. A Midsummer Night's Dream: Theater Review

    8:45 pm 4/4/2014

    The puppet designers of "War Horse" provide a novel aesthetic twist to this Santa Monica presentation of the frequently staged Shakespearean comedy.Read more

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  5. Henry V: Theater Review

    6:08 pm 3/28/2014

    Stripped-down Shakespeare is staged in Venice.Read more

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  6. Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in 'Hamlet' on U.K. Stage

    6:12 am 3/26/2014

    The "Sherlock" actor will portray the iconic Shakespeare character in the British capital in 2015.Read more

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  7. Peter Sarsgaard, Chris Noth Tackle Stage Classics

    2:36 pm 3/6/2014

    The actors will star next season in off-Broadway productions of "Hamlet" and "Doctor Faustus" for Classic Stage Company. Read more

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  8. 'Romeo and Juliet': Orlando Bloom's Broadway Debut Released in Theaters for Valentine's Day

    1:09 pm 2/5/2014

    Starring opposite Condola Rashad, Bloom tells THR of sleeping "like the dead" after each performance of the production, filmed by Broadway HD and Screenvision.Read more

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  9. King Lear: Theater Review

    9:00 pm 1/16/2014

    Frank Langella tackles the big daddy of Shakespearean roles in Angus Jackson's production for Chichester Festival Theatre, playing a month-long run in Brooklyn.Read more

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  10. Shakespeare's Globe Double Joins Broadway Hit List

    10:07 am 1/9/2014

    The acclaimed repertory productions featuring Mark Rylance, Samuel Barnett and Stephen Fry announce their recoupment after 12 weeks of playing to capacity houses.Read more

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