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William Shakespeare

  1. theater review
    A Timon of Athens for the Age of Peter Thiel“We know what the wealthy do when they feel cheated and insulted.”
  2. theater reviews
    John Doyle’s Blankie Macbeth and Zawe Ashton’s Memorable for all the women…John Doyle’s severity, now with security blankets.
  3. hidden treasures
    Someone Just Found John Milton’s Copy of Shakespeare, Which Is Absolutely NutsThis is a big f*cking deal.
  4. casting call
    Say Hello to His Little Blank Verse: Al Pacino Is Finally Playing King LearLet’s descend into madness together.
  5. theater review
    Theater Review: Uncle Romeo Vanya Juliet Sets a Gun on Shakespeare’s MantelSetting a gun on Shakepeare’s mantel.
  6. theater review
    Theater Review: It’s Always Sunny in This Twelfth NightIn the park, not a cloud in the sky.
  7. theater review
    Theater Review: In the Park, an Othello in Which Love Conquers LittleRuben Santiago-Hudson’s production for the Public is finely wrought though not wildly inventive.
  8. Theater Review: An Enticing Twelfth Night for Beginners and Pros AlikeGateway-drug Shakespeare, in the best sense.
  9. theater review
    Theater Review: ERS’s Measure for Measure Plays a Losing GameA technical gimmick that undermines the material instead of enhancing it.
  10. theater reviews
    Theater Review: An Ultra-Male, Female-Directed Clockwork OrangePlus two more productions that look at “otherness.”
  11. Theater Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream That Never Touches EarthAll the froth, none of the underlying dread.
  12. theater review
    A Hamlet Where Everyone’s Onstage, and Oscar Isaac Is Among UsAnd Oscar Isaac is among us all.
  13. sexy shakespeare
    Who Is the Sexiest Shakespeare? An InvestigationIs Joseph Fiennes in Shakespeare in Love the hottest Bard?
  14. theater review
    Theater Review: Harriet Walter Owns This All-Female TempestShe, at least, is the stuff dreams are made on.
  15. theater review
    Theater Review: A Pair of Reinvented OthellosUnmoored from tradition.
  16. Theater Review: The Public Works’ Diverse, Delicious Twelfth Night“For the audience, the source of the joy was mostly the joy of those participants.”
  17. theater reviews
    Theater Review: Can Troilus and Cressida Be Saved?Plus: Men on Boats, played by women not on boats.
  18. theater review
    Theater Review: The Taming of the ShrewPhyllida Lloyd gives it a try in Central Park.
  19. TNT Picks Up Young Shakespeare SeriesThe network has also ordered a pilot about a modern day civil war.
  20. theater review
    Theater Review: 13 Hours of Shakespeare’s Henrys, in Brooklyn“Something marvelous of each for everyone, and then sometimes too much.”
  21. theater
    Theater Review: Women in Prison in Henry IVGive the warden his due.
  22. theater
    Theater Review: Cymbeline in the Park, With Some StreamliningA strain of rareness.
  23. stoners
    Prithee, Did Thou Knowest That Shakespeare Smoked Weed?My kingdom for some dank-ass ganja.
  24. Theater Review: A Tempest Without Much StorminessIn the park.
  25. Theater Review: Shakespeare’s Sonnets Turns SourestRobert Wilson’s rear-avant-garde.
  26. theater
    Theater Review: Much Ado About NothingIn the Park, in the rain.
  27. theater
    Theater Review: Kenneth Branagh’s Macbeth“A swift, thrilling production.”
  28. Theater Review: Kissing the Hand of Frank Langella, in King LearIt snaps into focus whenever he’s onstage.
  29. Theater Review: Twelfth Night and Richard IIIRichard, as presented here, is a compelling curiosity; Twelfth Night is sublime.”
  30. Theater Review: A Midsummer Night’s DreamA reminder of why she was a MacArthur genius.
  31. stage dive
    Theater Review: A Singing, Summery Love’s Labour’s LostOn musicalizing an odd Shakespearean comedy.
  32. Joss Whedon’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Makes Shakespeare Cool Again Here’s the trailer for Much Ado About Nothing, director Joss Whedon’s adapatation of the Shakespeare comedy of the same name that he shot in […]
  33. casting couch
    Report: Anne Hathaway to Lead Modern Taming of the ShrewAs adapted by Shame writer Abi Morgan.
  34. stage dive
    Theater Review: Romeo and JulietCatch the Shakespeare classic in a Greenwich park.
  35. Watch Tom Hiddleston Perform an Impromptu Shakespearian MonologueFrom The Avengers to Willy Shakes, dude’s got his bases covered.
  36. stage dive
    Theater Review: The Stage Dive Weekend RoundupShaw’s Saint Joan, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and David Rabe’s An Early History of Fire.
  37. movie review
    Woody Allen’s You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger Is Despairingly ReflexiveThe great director’s craftsmanship is as strong as ever, but his despair has become reflexive.
  38. vulture lists
    Thirty-Four Ways New Moon the Movie Is Better Than New Moon the BookNo matter how passionately you love a florid, overwritten, hilarious book, the movie can be EVEN BETTER.