With a domineering Ralph Fiennes at its black heart, Rupert Goold's “Richard III” is a difficult piece for difficult times. Now starring at the Almeida Theater with a cast that includes Vanessa…
If Ivo van Hove's "Roman Tragedies" was a surprising medley of Shakespeare plays, his "Kings of War" history cycle, now running at London’s Barbican Center, is altogether more familiar, much like the…
Watching the infamous title character slash his way through his family tree en route to the throne in Shakespeare's "Richard III" tends to be like entering a maze: You know where it's headed but the…
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It's always the top ticket prices that grab headlines on Broadway, especially during the annual holiday bonanza when skyrocketing demand pushes premium pricing through the roof. (Want a top-tier…
When your Broadway show is actually two plays, which one do you do for the official opening performance? You do 'em both, which is what they did for the Mark Rylance-led stagings of Shakespeare’s…
Led by Mark Rylance, this thrilling double bill finds profound insights in plays we thought we knew.
Three years ago the actor-producer created the Kevin Spacey Foundation to train emerging talent in the performing arts. The foundation enlists experienced mentors and provides scholarships and grants…
Curtis Burch, exec-turned-producer, is developing "The Loss of Nameless Things," based on the life of the late playwright Oakley Hall III. Burch's comic drama "Words and Pictures," starring Juliette…
Brit thesp Mark Rylance will reprise his two lead roles in the Shakespeare's Globe all-male productions of "Twelfth Night" and "Richard III" on Broadway this fall in a double bill with a cast that…
Kevin Spacey and Sam Mendes are taking their stage production of "Richard III" to Qatar, where the show will play for two nights at the National Convention Center in December.
Al-Bassam's pared-down adaptation has too many ideas at cross purposes to be fully effective.