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  1. ‘Wolf Hall/Bring Up the Bodies’: Theater Review

    4:16 pm 5/29/2014

    Hilary Mantel’s prize-winning historical novels are masterfully compressed into a bloodthirsty six-hour court soap opera by the Royal Shakespeare Company.Read more

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  2. Kevin Spacey's Old Vic Successor Named

    9:05 am 5/22/2014

    UPDATED: "Matilda" director Matthew Warchus will lead the London theater starting in the fall of 2015.Read more

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  3. National Theater to Roll Out Movie Adaptation of Stage Production 'London Road'

    7:22 am 5/9/2014

    The move builds on relationships forged between the British theater and U.K. exhibitors following the success of its National Theatre Live program.Read more

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  4. Hugh Jackman to Return to Broadway in 'The River'

    9:53 pm 5/8/2014

    The Tony-winning actor will star opposite Laura Donnelly and Cush Jumbo in Jez Butterworth's enigmatic drama about a solitary man caught between two women.Read more

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  5. Playwright Charles Marowitz Dies at 80

    12:21 pm 5/7/2014

    A veteran of the London and Los Angeles scene, he mounted plays all around the world and wrote “Sherlock’s Last Case,” which bowed on Broadway in 1987.Read more

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  6. 'The Night Alive,' 'All the Way' and 'Fun Home' Take New York Drama Critics Awards

    4:10 pm 5/5/2014

    Special citations went to the Shakespeare's Globe double of "Twelfth Night" and "Richard III," and to playwright-director Richard Nelson's four-part cycle, "The Apple Family Plays."Read more

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  7. Simon Cowell-Backed 'X Factor' Parody Musical Closes in London

    5:20 pm 4/27/2014

    The show, closing after only six weeks, had been struggling to fill seats despite generally positive reviews.Read more

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  8. The Cripple of Inishmaan: Theater Review

    1:30 pm 4/20/2014

    Daniel Radcliffe stars in Martin McDonagh's corrosive comedy, set in a tiny Aran Islands community in 1934, abuzz with news of a film crew descending on neighboring Inishmore.Read more

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  9. Olivier Awards: 'Chimerica,' 'Book of Mormon' Among Winners

    2:14 pm 4/13/2014

    "Ghosts" took prizes for best revival, best actress, for Lesley Manville, and best supporting actor, for Jack Lowden.Read more

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  10. Andrew Garfield Makes Surprise Cameo in London Play

    1:14 am 4/10/2014

    While in the U.K. promoting "Spider-Man 2," the actor shocked theatergoers with an unannounced appearance in "The Drowned Man," an interactive play by theater company Punchdrunk. Read more

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