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  1. 'Something Rotten!' Bound for Broadway

    1:00 pm 12/16/2014

    The new musical comedy from brothers Wayne and Karey Kirkpatrick and author John O'Farrell imagines the birth of the first musical in Shakespeare's EnglandRead more

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  2. 'The Tempest': Theater Review

    3:50 pm 9/12/2014

    Magician Teller collaborates on the adaptation and direction of Shakespeare's fantastical romanceRead more

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  3. 'A Midsummer Night's Dream': Toronto Review

    4:25 pm 9/8/2014

    Julie Taymor's lauded recent New York production of William Shakespeare's joyous comedy of love and enchantment is given deluxe filmed treatmentRead more

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  4. 'Cymbeline': Venice Review

    1:51 am 9/3/2014

    Penn Badgley and upcoming "Fifty Shades of Grey" star Dakota Johnson play Shakespeare's lovers torn apart by unfolding violence in this modern-day retellingRead more

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  5. Judi Dench Joins Benedict Cumberbatch in BBC's 'Richard III'

    5:20 am 8/21/2014

    'Downton Abbey's' Hugh Bonneville, meanwhile, will take on the TV version of another Shakespeare playRead more

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  6. Benedict Cumberbatch Beats Jay-Z and Beyoncé on U.K. Ticketing Website

    2:43 am 8/13/2014

    Fans flock to snap up tickets for 'Sherlock' star's upcoming London theater performance as 'Hamlet'Read more

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  7. 'King Lear': Theater Review

    6:00 pm 8/5/2014

    John Lithgow plays the mad monarch in this free Central Park production of Shakespeare's classic tragedy, which also features Annette Bening.Read more

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  8. 'Richard III': Theater Review

    6:32 am 7/16/2014

    A double Emmy nominee this year for "Fargo" and "Sherlock," Martin Freeman tackles one of Shakespeare’s most complex villains in Jamie Lloyd's London production.Read more

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  9. 'Much Ado About Nothing': Theater Review

    6:00 pm 6/16/2014

    Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater play the marriage-phobic Beatrice and Benedick in director Jack O'Brien's al fresco staging of one of Shakespeare's most popular romantic comedies.Read more

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  10. 'Macbeth': Theater Review

    5:30 pm 6/5/2014

    Kenneth Branagh stars as the murderous thane, with Alex Kingston as his ruthless consort, in this vigorous staging of the Scottish Play, directed by Branagh and Rob Ashford.Read more

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