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Mark Rylance in ‘The Outfit’: Film Review | Berlin 2022

The actor stars as a 1950s English gentleman's outfitter who gets entangled with Chicago gangsters in Graham Moore's drama.

Berlin: ‘Curtain Call’ Sells Wide for Culmination

The murder mystery Curtain Call, set in 1930s London and starring Colin Firth, Gemma Arterton, Paapa Essiedu, and Simon Russell Beale, has pre-sold across Europe and Latin America ahead of Berlin's European Film Market.

London’s National Theatre Exploring Streaming Options for NT Live Library

In what could be a small silver lining in the dark cloud of prolonged live theater shutdowns on both sides of the Atlantic due to the coronavirus pandemic, Britain's National Theatre for the first time is showing signs that it might consider making its superb library of NT Live productions available for streaming.

From ‘Virginia Woolf’ to Bob Dylan: 7 Highly Anticipated Spring Broadway Shows

Among seven highly anticipated spring Broadway shows are a reimagined Sondheim classic, a Dylan alt-musical, new plays by Martin McDonagh and Tracy Letts, a stunning saga of American capitalism and a unique ode to America’s favorite pastime.

The 20 Most-Anticipated New York Theater Productions of Early 2020

Armie Hammer, Laura Linney, Ruth Negga, Bobby Cannavale, Rose Byrne, Dan Stevens and Patti LuPone are among stars making first-quarter stage appearances on and off-Broadway.

The Best New York Theater of 2019

The Hollywood Reporter chief theater critic's top 10 includes formally inventive reflections on racial identity, illuminating revivals that found new shadings in familiar works, a peerless solo show and a kickass concert that doubles as a cure-all elixir.

Hit Sam Mendes Production ‘The Lehman Trilogy’ Locks in Broadway Run (Exclusive)

Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles star in the rise-and-fall saga of the immigrant brothers who conquered the finance world, returning to New York after sold-out runs on both sides of the Atlantic.

‘The Lehman Trilogy’: Theater Review

Sam Mendes directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles as the German-Jewish immigrant brothers, and the entire banking dynasty they founded, in 'The Lehman Trilogy,' a masterful chronicle of the American Dream corrupted.

The Most Anticipated New York Theater of 2019

The Hollywood Reporter looks ahead to the busy pipeline of productions opening from January through summer, on Broadway and off.

‘Vanity Fair’: TV Review

Olivia Cooke's Becky Sharp boosts this by-the-numbers treatment of William Makepeace Thackeray's oft-adapted novel 'Vanity Fair,' having its U.S. premiere on Amazon.

‘The Tragedy of King Richard the Second’: Theater Review

Simon Russell Beale stars in a radical and topical modern-dress production of Shakespeare’s history play 'The Tragedy of King Richard the Second,' directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins.

‘The Lehman Trilogy’: Theater Review

Sam Mendes directs Simon Russell Beale in the English-language premiere of 'The Lehman Trilogy,' an epic parable about Wall Street's souring of the American dream.