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  1. All-Female 'Taming of the Shrew' Set for Shakespeare in the Park 2016

    11:36 am 1/28/2016

    Phyllida Lloyd will direct the new staging of the classic tale, starring Cush Jumbo as Katherina and Janet McTeer as Petruchio.Read more

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  2. 'These Paper Bullets!': Theater Review

    6:00 pm 12/15/2015

    Rolin Jones' farce spoofs the Beatles, resets 'Much Ado About Nothing' in 1964 London and features original songs by Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong.Read more

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  3. 'King Lear': Theater Review

    7:02 pm 12/10/2015

    After Ionesco’s absurdist 'Exit the King,' Geoffrey Rush and director Neil Armfield reteam for Shakespeare's straight-faced version in this new Sydney Theatre Company production. Read more

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  4. 'Henry IV': Theater Review

    10:26 am 11/12/2015

    Harriet Walter plays the title role in the Donmar Warehouse's all-female production of Shakespeare's classic, set in a women's prison. Read more

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  5. 'The Winter's Tale'/'All On Her Own'/'Harlequinade': Theater Review

    1:09 pm 11/9/2015

    Judi Dench and Zoe Wanamaker impress in the first two shows to take the stage at London's Garrick, where Kenneth Branagh's new company begins its year-long residency.Read more

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  6. ShondaLand Developing 'Romeo and Juliet' Follow-Up for ABC

    12:30 pm 10/22/2015

    'Still Star-Crossed' hails from 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'Scandal' writer Heather Mitchell.Read more

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  7. Daniel Craig, David Oyelowo to Co-Star Off-Broadway in 'Othello'

    8:33 am 10/19/2015

    Scheduled for fall 2016, the New York Theatre Workshop production will be directed by Tony Award winner Sam Gold.Read more

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  8. ‘Hamlet': Theater Review

    3:00 pm 8/25/2015

    Benedict Cumberbatch stars as the Danish prince in director Lyndsey Turner's modern-dress staging at London's Barbican Theatre.Read more

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  9. 'Cymbeline': Theater Review

    6:00 pm 8/10/2015

    Lily Rabe, Hamish Linklater, Raul Esparza and Kate Burton star in this free Central Park production of Shakespeare's dizzyingly convoluted late romance play.Read more

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  10. Benedict Cumberbatch’s First Night as Hamlet Sparks Media Outrage

    3:30 am 8/7/2015

    British newspapers — including The Times — slammed for publishing early reviews of the performance ahead of its official press night. Read more

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