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  1. ‘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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  2. '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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  3. 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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  4. Julie Taymor's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

    10:15 am 6/18/2015

    'The Rude Elementals (The Fairies)': A sneak peek from the film of Julie Taymor's acclaimed stage production of the Shakespeare comedy.Read more

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  5. 'The Merchant of Venice': Theater Review

    4:39 am 5/1/2015

    Jonathan Pryce stars as moneylender Shylock in this latest production at Shakespeare's Globe on London's Bankside, directed by Jonathan Munby.Read more

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  6. 'Something Rotten!': Theater Review

    2:00 pm 4/22/2015

    Brian d'Arcy James plays a struggling theater artist going up against Christian Borle's rock-star Shakespeare in this cheeky musical comedy set in Elizabethan England.Read more

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  7. 'Dunsinane': Theater Review

    3:00 pm 3/31/2015

    Scottish dramatist David Greig's compelling sequel to 'Macbeth' draws parallels to contemporary Mid-East quagmires.Read more

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  8. Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Hamish Linklater, Lily Rabe Return to Shakespeare in the Park

    9:49 am 3/19/2015

    The 'Modern Family' star will appear this summer in 'The Tempest,' while fellow alumni Rabe and Linklater will also be back in 'Cymbeline.'Read more

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  9. 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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  10. '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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