Friday Dec 6
The Huffington Post
Theater: McKellen! Stewart! Beckett! Pinter
It's a rare treat on Broadway to have two groups of actors tackling plays in repertory.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Cherry Jones, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart & More to Take Part in Gypsy of the Year Competition
There'll be no shortage of star power at the upcoming Gypsy of the Year competition, the annual Broadway talent show benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Folger Shakespeare Library Screens RSC's Richard II with David Tennant Today
Folger Shakespeare Library presents a special preview screening of RSC Live's production of Shakespeare's Richard II, the first-ever cinema broadcast from the stage of the RSC, captured from Shakespeare's hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Now Is the Rylance of Our Discontent
Every few years, it seems, a new British stage actor becomes the darling of American critics looking to anoint a new Olivier.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Grosses: Beautiful Bounces onto the Broadway Boards
This week Broadway audiences got a taste of the absurd with the double bill of No Man's Land and Waiting for Godot , starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart , which opened on November 24. In addition to the existential dramas, the Carole King musical Beautiful , starring Tony nominee Jessie Mueller , began Broadway previews this week.
New York Post
Ian McKellan dominates aside best bud Patrick Stewart
Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen play in Beckett's "Waiting for Godot," as well as in Pinter's "No Man's Land."
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Now is the Winter: Students asked to put their own spin on soliloquy in Richard III
A competition run by the University of Leicester's School of English will see students from secondary schools across Leicester put their own modern spin on the famous opening soliloquy of Shakespeare's Richard III.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Grosses: Shakespeare Scores at the Box Office
Audiences are clamoring to catch Mark Rylance pull double-duty as the neurotic, lovestruck Countess Olivia in William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night , and then as the murderous titular madman of The Bard's Richard III .
Sun Nov 17, 2013
'A Gentleman's Guide' kills it with comedy
Jefferson Mays, center, as Lord Adalbert D'Ysquith one of his eight roles in 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder.'
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Giving back comes first for International Diva, Tres Hanley-Millman
Though she is known first and foremost as a "sit-com" actress in the United Kingdom TrA s Hanley-Millman's work is truly international and spans the entire entertainment field.
Gerald Carpenter: Lit Moon Gives Us 'Henry VI, Part 3' Times 2
Westmont College will host two performances of Shakespeare's Henry VI, Part 3 on the same day, both in Porter Hall, both directed by Westmont's resident theatrical genius, John Blondell , but by a different company , and each in a different language .
Sun Nov 10, 2013
The Staples of Shakespeare: Gender-Bending from Twelfth Night to 'Verona'
The works of William Shakespeare have been interpreted, adapted, twisted, and reimagined to enrich and enliven his legendary pieces of theater for centuries - and tonight, another new adaptation angling the works to catch a new light opens on Broadway.