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  1. Glenn Close to Reprise Starring Role in 'Sunset Boulevard' on West End

    11:58 am 9/22/2015

    The actress will return to the London stage as Norma Desmond, the same role for which she won her third Tony Award in 1995.Read more

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  2. 'Photograph 51': Theater Review

    3:31 pm 9/14/2015

    Nicole Kidman returns to the West End to play scientist and feminist icon Rosalind Franklin, long denied full credit for her groundbreaking work on DNA.Read more

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  3. 'Hand to God' to Close on Broadway, Bound for London

    3:08 pm 9/10/2015

    The Tony-nominated show will play its last performance at the Booth Theatre in early January, ahead of its London run at the Vaudeville Theatre, beginning Feb. 5.Read more

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  4. 'Song From Far Away': Theater Review

    4:46 am 9/8/2015

    Hot director Ivo van Hove teams up with Tony-winning playwright Simon Stephens for this chamber drama about a New York banker shaken by family tragedy.Read more

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  5. ‘Mrs. Henderson Presents’: Theater Review

    3:59 pm 8/26/2015

    This new stage musical is based on the Judi Dench movie about an infamous London theater impresario who shocked the British establishment with full frontal nudity.Read more

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  6. ‘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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  7. 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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  8. ‘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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  9. 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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  10. '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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