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  1. '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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  2. '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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  3. '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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  4. Tony Awards: Nominations Leave Some Starry Names Out in the Cold

    9:16 am 4/29/2014

    Daniel Radcliffe must be starting to think it's personal, but he's in good company among this year's high-profile snubs, with James Franco, Michelle Williams and Denzel Washington.Read more

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  5. NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage: Film Review

    6:00 pm 4/21/2014

    Jeremy Whelehan's documentary chronicles the world tour of a production of "Richard III," starring Kevin Spacey.Read more

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Henry V: Theater Review

    6:08 pm 3/28/2014

    Stripped-down Shakespeare is staged in Venice.Read more

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