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  1. 'Richard III': Theater Review

    3:30 am 6/17/2016

    Ralph Fiennes gets the hump as Shakespeare's nastiest villain, with support from Vanessa Redgrave as a queen driven mad by grief in this latest production from director Rupert Goold. Read more

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  2. 'The Taming of the Shrew': Theater Review

    6:00 pm 6/13/2016

    Janet McTeer and Cush Jumbo play combative newlyweds Petruchio and Katherina in Phyllida Lloyd's all-female Shakespeare in the Park staging. Read more

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  3. BritWeek to Kick Off With 'Murder, Lust & Madness,' a Salute to Shakespeare

    12:59 pm 4/22/2016

    American and British actors gather in Beverly Hills for a night of Shakespeare on the anniversary of his death.Read more

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  4. 'Henry IV Part I,' 'Henry IV Part II,' 'Henry V': Theater Review

    11:12 am 4/4/2016

    Brooklyn Academy of Music hosts the Royal Shakespeare Company's 'King and Country: Shakespeare's Great Cycle of Kings.' Read more

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  5. 'Richard II': Theater Review

    3:00 pm 4/3/2016

    David Tennant makes his U.S. stage debut as the doomed monarch in the opener of the Royal Shakespeare Company's 'Henriad,' presented under the banner 'King and Country.' Read more

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  6. Oscar Isaac Returns to New York Stage in 'Hamlet'

    12:58 pm 4/3/2016

    Following a breakout series of film and TV work that began with 'Inside Llewyn Davis' and continued through 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens,' the Juilliard-trained actor will tackle the role in summer 2017.Read more

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  7. 'Pericles': Theater Review

    6:00 pm 2/25/2016

    Trevor Nunn directs Christian Camargo in the title role in this Theatre for a New Audience production of Shakespeare's rarely performed late romance.Read more

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  8. 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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  9. '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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  10. '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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