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  1. X-Men Star James McAvoy Set to Headline The Ruling Class in London's West EndRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Broadway

    ... production will play a limited engagement through April 11. McAvoy was last seen in the West End in 2013 headlining Macbeth . Previous stage credits include Three Days of Rain. Probably best known for his role of Charles Xavier in the X-Men film ...

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  2. Baz Bamigboye: Mad Earl McAvoy's a class actRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... variety, with high comedy of the Bard and Ben Jonson brand. McAvoy starred in the troupe's inaugural production, Macbeth, also directed by Lloyd (who produced the show with Howard Panter and Adam Speers of the Ambassador Theatre Group). The ...

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  3. Lord of the Rings star Billy Boyd is an Oscar hopeful for Last GoodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    ... and the Witches of Oz. He appeared in one episode of Casualty and last year he appeared as Banquo in Shakespeare's Macbeth, at the Shakespeare's Globe, London. He admitted he had not made a fortune from the films, lightheartedly saying: "I don't ...

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  4. Behind The Scenes Of Roman Polanski's MACBETHRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    "In the following rare behind-the-scenes footage, Roman Polanski directs a scene from his visceral, breathtaking 1971 film version of Macbeth. It's a particularly challenging set piece, depicting the crucial moment when Birnam Wood comes to Dunsinane Hill, realizing one of the three witches' prophesies.

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  5. Hear Now Festival Honors Radio ActressRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Radio World

    ... work in radio work was a key reason why Orson Welles cast her as Lady McDuff in his 1948 film adaptation of "MacBeth." She was featured in films by Alfred Hitchcock, Alex Nicol, Stanley Rubin and George Stevens, among others. In early television, ...

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  6. BWW Exclusive Interview, Part 2: Thomas Hampson Is Passionate for OperaRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... development. I've kind of willed myself sometimes into repertoire I'm especially drawn to - people like Hamlet or Macbeth, or Boccanegra. Maybe twenty years ago people were not so convinced that my vocalism would take me in that direction, but I ...

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  7. KrullRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | HorrorTalk News

    ... that she needed to sound American in order to appeal to audiences. Watch for the beautiful Francesca Annis ( Macbeth ) as the Widow of the Web, and early screen appearances for both Robbie Coltrane (the Harry Potter franchise) and Liam Neeson ( ...

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  8. Stars of the stage who've reacted to audience distractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Radio Times

    ... did it in character, and got a round of applause for his efforts. James McAvoy halted a West End performance of Macbeth to stop an audience member filming on their phone. Another audience member told the Telegraph that the culprit looked "very ...

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  9. Shakespeare On ScreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Herald Gazette

    ... comparisons of noteworthy film interpretations. There also will be a comparison of the film versions of "Macbeth" with the Japanese classic "Throne of Blood" by Akira Kurosawa. Newer film versions of "Twelfth Night" and "As You Like It" show the ...

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  10. Roman Polanski Discusses Casting MACBETHRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Criterion Collection recently released a newly remastered edition of acclaimed director Roman Polanski 's film adaptation of William Shakespeare 's bloody tragedy MACBETH and a new clip of the director discussing casting for the film is now available to view. The official description of MACBETH is as follows: " Roman Polanski imbues his unflinchingly violent adaptation of William Shakespeare 's tragedy of ruthless ambition and murder in medieval Scotland with grit and dramatic intensity.

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  11. Memphis The Musical Lands At London's Shaftesbury Theatre On October 9th 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | ContactMusic.com

    ... Junkyard Dog Productions, Marleen and Kenny Alhadeff, Barbara Freitag, Joseph Smith and John Brant. James McAvoy in Macbeth is causing quite a stir. Both the critics and the stars in the audience have lavished praise over the Scottish actor... Is ...

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  12. 'Macbeth' talk at ESU on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Pocono Record

    Opera enthusiast Eugene Galperin, Ph.D., will present "Macbeth : The Play, the Opera and the Film" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at East Stroudsburg University's Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg. Galperin, assistant professor of mathematics at ESU, will discuss how Giuseppe Verdi, the legendary Italian opera composer of the 19th century, helped advance Shakespeare revival by creating "Macbeth," his first true operatic masterpiece.  Roman Polanski's 1971 classic film adaptation will also be discussed in the presentation, which will take place in the Dale Snow Theatre.

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  13. Macbeth (1971) (Blu-ray) Criterion CollectionRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | DVD Verdict

    Our reviews of Macbeth , Macbeth , and Macbeth are also available. What can I possibly say that hasn't already been said about Roman Polanski? He's one of the all-time great filmmakers, and yet the dude's personal life is messed up.

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  14. Black magic: Helen McCrory as Medea is a masterpiece of self-desecrated womanhood.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Age

    ... the greatest of all the axe-wielding viragos in drama - more inconsolable than Clytemnestra, tougher than Lady Macbeth. With Greek tragedy there is always the problem of the Chorus, who comment on the horrific action while being powerless to stop ...

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  15. Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: September 25, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... edition of the Home Entertainment Consumer Guide on Blu-ray releases for 9/23/14, including "Ida," "The Innocents," "Macbeth," "Neighbors," "The Rover" and more. Chaz Ebert, Kartemquin Films and the Community Film Workshop will honor documentarians ...

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  16. Chastain and McAvoy chase a ghost in 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... occasions becomes truly brilliant; this is one of those times. [Aside] Another such time is his turn as chef Joe Macbeth in the BBC miniseries "Shakespeare Retold", in which four of the Bard's works are told not only in contemporary language, but in ...

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  17. Roman Polanski's 'Macbeth' revisited by Criterion CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Lipchitz / Associated Press) Violent, blood-soaked and filled with nudity, Roman Polanski's 1971 film version of "Macbeth" was intended to be a cinematic jolt -- a raw, realistic portrayal of medieval power plays that would be worlds away from the ...

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  18. Petri: Where do countries go for couples' counseling?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Denver Post

    ... "Because I do. James McAvoy, now there's a fellow. John Loudon McAdam, the man with the nuts and the roads. And 'Macbeth.' The Scottish play." "I'm not guessing!" England says. "I appreciate you. Think what I'd be without you. Where would we keep ...

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  19. Criterion Collection MACBETH Blu-ray Now AvailableRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The remastered Criterion Collection Blu-ray debut of master director Roman Polanski 's acclaimed and controversial adaptation of William Shakespeare 's bloody tragedy MACBETH is now available. The official description of MACBETH is as follows: " Roman Polanski imbues his unflinchingly violent adaptation of William Shakespeare 's tragedy of ruthless ambition and murder in medieval Scotland with grit and dramatic intensity.

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  20. First Look At Restored Criterion Collection MACBETH Blu-rayRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    A new featurette showcasing the remastered Blu-ray debut of master director Roman Polanski 's acclaimed and controversial adaptation of William Shakespeare 's bloody tragedy MACBETH is now available to view. The official description of MACBETH is as follows: " Roman Polanski imbues his unflinchingly violent adaptation of William Shakespeare 's tragedy of ruthless ambition and murder in medieval Scotland with grit and dramatic intensity.

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