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  1. 'Henry IV': Theater Review

    10:26 am 11/12/2015

    Harriet Walter plays the title role in the Donmar Warehouse's all-female production of Shakespeare's classic, set in a women's prison. Read more

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  2. 'The Winter's Tale'/'All On Her Own'/'Harlequinade': Theater Review

    1:09 pm 11/9/2015

    Judi Dench and Zoe Wanamaker impress in the first two shows to take the stage at London's Garrick, where Kenneth Branagh's new company begins its year-long residency.Read more

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  3. 'King Charles III': Theater Review

    3:00 pm 11/1/2015

    Mike Bartlett imagines a near future in which Britain's royal heir, played by Tim Pigott-Smith, struggles to claim the crown after decades of waiting in the wings. Read more

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  4. Benedict Cumberbatch Says "F— the Politicians" in Post-'Hamlet' Plea for Syrian Refugee Aid

    8:36 am 10/30/2015

    While asking for donations from London’s Barbican Theatre stage, he also called it an "utter disgrace of the British government" for not doing more to pacify the crisis.Read more

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  5. 'Harry Potter' Play Plot, Poster Revealed

    1:56 am 10/23/2015

    'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' due to hit London's West End next year, is set 19 years after the last film in the series.Read more

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  6. 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' Musical Holding Open Auditions for Oompa Loompas

    6:42 pm 10/5/2015

    This is the first time that the theatrical production is holding an open casting call.Read more

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  7. 'American Psycho' Musical Finds Broadway Home

    1:38 pm 9/30/2015

    Benjamin Walker will star as serial killer Patrick Bateman in this adaptation by playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and composer Duncan Sheik, which starts previews on March 24 at the Schoenfeld.Read more

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  8. 'Farinelli and the King': Theater Review

    9:03 am 9/30/2015

    Mark Rylance stars as a monarch whose madness can only be tempered by the angelic voice of the world's most famous castrato in this West End transfer from Shakespeare's Globe.Read more

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  9. Annenberg Center for Performing Arts' New British Artistic Director Talks L.A. Move (Q&A)

    10:20 am 9/25/2015

    Paul Crewes is set to take the creative reins at Beverly Hills' two-year-old facility. Read more

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  10. ‘Hangman': Theater Review

    9:40 am 9/25/2015

    This first new play in five years from Martin McDonagh ('The Cripple of Inishmaan') is a cruel black farce starring David Morrissey as Britain's second-best executioner.Read more

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