Long before he became a major international stage actor with three Tony Awards under his belt, Mark Rylance used to run Shakespeare's Globe. No surprise that he should be keen to try out its new…
"Much Ado About Nothing" is the blueprint for rom-coms, but what makes it fascinatingly unique is that it's both comedy and tragedy. Except that in the Old Vic's ill-conceived…
Call it a hat-trick of Scottish plays: The Kenneth Branagh-toplined staging of “Macbeth,” which bowed in a much-lauded U.K. run earlier this summer, will make the move to New York next year…
For a title that's famously cursed, legiters sure are saying "Macbeth" a lot these days. Lincoln Center Theater's upcoming Broadway staging of the Scottish play, toplined by Ethan Hawke and directed…
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…
Brit thesp Eve Best ("Nurse Jackie," "A Moon for the Misbegotten") will make her helming debut with a production of "Macbeth" as part of Shakespeare's Globe 2013 slate announced Thursday.
LONDON -- James McAvoy ("Atonement") will lead a new West End production of "Macbeth," adding to the burgeoning number of star-driven productions with Vanessa Redgrave, James Earl Jones and Kim…
Mark Rylance's dazzlingly watchable antics as a reproving Olivia overturned by lust in Shakespeare's Globe's all-male "Twelfth Night" constitute nothing short of a star turn.
What's at stake in "Richard III"? Only a crown, a kingdom and the lives of all those standing in the way of Richard's murderous route to the throne. I mention this because you'd never guess it from…
The Royal Shakespeare Company hit "Matilda, The Musical" -- now previewing in the West End -- and a slew of U.K. road shows emerged as the big winners at the 2011 Theater Awards U.K. kudo ceremony.