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McAvoy makes 'Macbeth'


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…


'The Universe' to end


Joan Vail Thorne's play "The Exact Center of the Universe" closes Jan. 9 at the Century Theater after a run of 143 performances at the Off Broadway Union Square venue. Lead producers Elsa Daspin Haft…

Edward A. Blatt


Edward A. Blatt, 88, a theater and film director, writer and producer, died Feb. 12 of a heart attack. He directed John Garfield and Sidney Greenstreet in the 1943 film “Between Two Worlds.” Born in…

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