Relativity Media has taken U.S. rights to Carlo Carlei's adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," starring Hailee Steinfeld as Juliet and Douglas Booth as Romeo, and plans a Sept. 6…
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…
Is there anything these men can't reduce? Originally a pass-the-hat act out of Sonoma, Calif., the Reduced Shakespeare Company's most famous contribution to dramatic literature is probably "The…
A handsomely staged costume drama that insists Shakespeare was actually Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford.
William Shakespeare's paean to monumentally inept public relations, "Coriolanus," makes a stirring visit to the nation's capital with this stylish offering from the Royal Shakespeare Company. The…
If "The Merchant of Venice" is one Shakespeare's better known plays lacking a film version, then Michael Radford's tony adaptation to some degree illustrates why. Polished production, prestige cast…
Reimagining William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" as a black comedy set around a burger joint is a clever idea that doesn't quite deliver. This tale of murderous ambition comes up surprisingly short in…
With "Shakespeare in Love," director John Madden does for adults what Baz Luhrmann did for teens in "Romeo and Juliet" --- he makes Shakespeare accessible , entertaining and fun for modern audiences.
No doubt the most aggressively modern, assertively trendy adaptations of Shakespeare ever filmed, this overwhelmingly of-the-moment version of one of literature's most enduring tragic love stories…