How far we've come. Phyllida Lloyd's all-female Shakespeares were dismissed as "gimmicky" (and worse) four years ago. Today, gender-blind casting is not the norm, but normalized: "King Lear," "Henry…
Cross Pictures has optioned the film rights to Julie Cross' time-travel young adult novel “Tempest,” Variety has learned exclusively. Producers are siblings Scott and Sean Cross, who are not related…
Chicago Shakespeare Theater's spectacle-oriented production of "The Tempest," seen in prior versions at American Repertory Theater and a couple of other regionals, achieves what many stagings of…
Director Robert Lepage divided audiences and critics alike with his recent Metroplitan Opera staging of Wagner's Ring cycle, but he'll earn back a lot of brownie points with his production of…
Thanks to the headline presence of Ralph Fiennes, Trevor Nunn's new production of "The Tempest," Shakespeare's last full-length play, has already bagged £1 million ($1.6 million) in pre-sales.
So kitschy yet curiously drab and banal.
The unlikely pairing of Christopher Plummer and Des McAnuff proves to be a magical combination.
Eloquently conjured by Sam Mendes and his design team.
Mandy Patinkin has a beautiful voice, as warm and golden as honey spooned from a jar -- the perfect voice to sing us through "The Tempest," the most musical of Shakespeare's late plays.
Two years ago, Alvin Epstein played King Lear for the young Beantown theater ensemble the Actors' Shakespeare Project. The production transferred to Gotham's LaMama. Now the esteemed thesp, who turns…
Watching the magical, mystical and eye-popping production of Shakespeare's "The Tempest" making its U.S. preem at New Haven's Intl. Festival of Arts & Ideas, one seems to be viewing the future of…