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  1. Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Hamlet' to Be Screened by National Theater Live

    8:42 am 2/20/2015

    Lyndsey Turner's London staging of the William Shakespeare classic will hit big screens internationally on Oct. 15.Read more

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  2. 'California: The Tempest': Theater Review

    10:45 am 2/10/2015

    A California-centric adaptation of what is believed to be Shakespeare's final play tours working-class Los Angeles communities.Read more

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  3. Brian d'Arcy James, Christian Borle Bite Into 'Something Rotten!'

    12:00 pm 1/8/2015

    The co-stars of NBC's 'Smash' will reunite on the upcoming Broadway musical comedy set in Elizabethan EnglandRead more

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  4. '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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  5. '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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  6. '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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  7. '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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. '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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