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  1. Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in 'Hamlet' on U.K. Stage

    6:12 am 3/26/2014

    The "Sherlock" actor will portray the iconic Shakespeare character in the British capital in 2015.Read more

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  2. Peter Sarsgaard, Chris Noth Tackle Stage Classics

    2:36 pm 3/6/2014

    The actors will star next season in off-Broadway productions of "Hamlet" and "Doctor Faustus" for Classic Stage Company. Read more

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  3. 'Romeo and Juliet': Orlando Bloom's Broadway Debut Released in Theaters for Valentine's Day

    1:09 pm 2/5/2014

    Starring opposite Condola Rashad, Bloom tells THR of sleeping "like the dead" after each performance of the production, filmed by Broadway HD and Screenvision.Read more

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  4. King Lear: Theater Review

    9:00 pm 1/16/2014

    Frank Langella tackles the big daddy of Shakespearean roles in Angus Jackson's production for Chichester Festival Theatre, playing a month-long run in Brooklyn.Read more

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  5. Shakespeare's Globe Double Joins Broadway Hit List

    10:07 am 1/9/2014

    The acclaimed repertory productions featuring Mark Rylance, Samuel Barnett and Stephen Fry announce their recoupment after 12 weeks of playing to capacity houses.Read more

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  6. Hollywood on Broadway: Who Clicked and Who Didn't in 2013

    4:04 pm 12/31/2013

    New York theater attracted its share of stars from film and television in the past year -- including Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Bette Midler and Billy Crystal -- but while many marquee names scored big, others underwhelmed.Read more

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  7. Henry V: Theater Review

    6:31 am 12/4/2013

    Jude Law shines as part of the “band of brothers” in Michael Grandage’s production, closing a highly successful West End season.Read more

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  8. Macbeth: Theater Review

    6:00 pm 11/21/2013

    Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff play the usurper king and his consort in Shakespeare's Scottish play, which also features Brian d'Arcy James, John Glover and Daniel Sunjata.Read more

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  9. David Tennant's 'Richard II' a Hit With U.K. Moviegoers

    10:13 am 11/14/2013

    The Royal Shakespeare Company production with the former "Doctor Who" star as the eponymous King garners more than $1.6 million at the box office.Read more

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