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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. 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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  3. ‘Bakkhai’: Theater Review

    5:48 pm 7/30/2015

    James Bond co-star Ben Whishaw plays a seductive, vengeful, sexually ambivalent god of pleasure in this new version of the ancient Greek classic by Euripides.Read more

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  4. Roger Rees, Star of 'The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby,' Dies at 71

    10:26 pm 7/10/2015

    A veteran of the London and Broadway stage, he abruptly left 'The Visit' in late May. The actor also was known for playing stuffy Englishman Robin Colcord on 'Cheers.'Read more

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  5. 'The Skriker': Theater Review

    4:29 am 7/5/2015

    British national treasure Maxine Peake plays a shape-shifting demonic spirit in Caryl Churchill's nightmarish horror fable, featuring music by Antony Hegarty and Nico Muhly.Read more

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  6. 'Wonder.land': Theater Review

    10:24 am 7/3/2015

    Co-written by Damon Albarn of Blur and Gorillaz, this high-tech British stage musical reboots Lewis Carroll's classic novel for the social media generation. Read more

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  7. Gugu Mbatha-Raw to Return to London Stage

    9:41 am 7/3/2015

    The rising screen star of 'Belle' and 'Beyond the Lights' will play the title role in 'Nell Gwynn,' about the 17th century brothel-keeper's daughter who became the king's mistress.Read more

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  8. 'The Trial': Theater Review

    12:31 pm 6/27/2015

    British screen star Rory Kinnear returns to the London stage in a new adaptation of Franz Kafka's most celebrated novel, which marks its centenary this year.Read more

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  9. ‘Bend It Like Beckham: The Musical': Theater Review

    3:06 am 6/26/2015

    Gurinder Chadha directs this stage adaptation of her own breakout 2002 hit film about a soccer-mad London girl defying Punjabi Sikh tradition.Read more

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  10. 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Play to Open in London in 2016

    1:53 am 6/26/2015

    J.K. Rowling announces the news on Twitter and drops some hints about the project.Read more

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