RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

William Shakespeare

A collection of news and information related to William Shakespeare published by this site and its partners.

Top William Shakespeare Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • The Outre Theatre Company brings little to "Much Ado About Nothing"

    The Outre Theatre Company brings little to "Much Ado About Nothing"
    William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” has been restaged with lots of vim and vigor by Outre Theatre Company in Boca Raton, moving the action from 17th century Sicily to modern-day Venice, Calif. But strangely, in the balance,...
  • Lyric Opera's 'Parsifal' a chalice half-full

     Lyric Opera's 'Parsifal' a chalice half-full
    Ever since the 1882 premiere of Richard Wagner's final stage work, "Parsifal," at the composer's custom-built opera house in Bayreuth, Germany, performers have wrestled mightily with the problems inherent in this long, ambiguous, enigmatic, gloriously...
  • Bette Midler $400 seats a record high, Geffen Playhouse confirms

    Bette Midler $400 seats a record high, Geffen Playhouse confirms
    The Geffen Playhouse confirmed Monday that the $397 it’s currently charging for the best seats to Bette Midler’s upcoming one-woman show have set a house record, blowing beyond the previous pricing pinnacle of about $250. Pricing for “...
  • Review: 'A Perfect Likeness' makes a fine Dickens-Carroll connection

    Review: 'A Perfect Likeness' makes a fine Dickens-Carroll connection
    Charles Dickens meets Lewis Carroll, literally, in “A Perfect Likeness” at Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena. This beautifully appointed two-hander about the authors of “Great Expectations” and “Alice’s...
  • Broadway Box Office: Unlikely Duo of Il Divo and Shakespeare Draw Crowds

    Here's a sentence you never thought you'd read: The two hot tickets on Broadway last week were William Shakespeare and classical boy-band Il Divo. It seems unlikely enough that the Bard, much-revived in general and produced almost to a surfeit this...
  • 'Lieutenant of Inishmore' a dark and violent comedy

    Laurel Mill Playhouse is proving just how many stage lives belong to Bones Maurer, the black cat who debuted recently in "Bell, Book, and Candle." This time around, the four-legged thespian serves as the central plot device in the Playhouse's current...
  • Letter from London: Murder, scandal and Shakespeare for holidays

    Letter from London: Murder, scandal and Shakespeare for holidays
    LONDON — December usually serves up a surfeit of sweet, and sometimes sickly, theatrical fare. Scrooge, sugarplums and fake snow — it's the tinsel-bedecked season of Dickensian adaptations, reworked fairy tales and pantomime, with its cross-...
  • 'Doctor Who': David Bradley discusses his time as the Doctor

    'Doctor Who': David Bradley discusses his time as the Doctor
    David Bradley has had a long, distinguished career on the stage in England, but in the last few years, Hollywood has had him in its sights. He was the cantankerous watchman at Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films and has appeared in the acclaimed British...
  • Michael Benaroya Taking Matthew Dunn's 'Sentinel' to Big Screen

    Michael Benaroya ("Margin Call") has come on board to develop the spy thriller "Sentinel," optioning the Matthew Dunn novel that's part of the author's "Spycatcher" series. Benaroya will produce through his Benaroya Pictures. Story centers on an MI6...
  • West End Review: 'Henry V' Starring Jude Law

    "I speak to thee plain soldier. If thou canst love me for this, take me!" No wonder Jessie Buckley's grave, beautifully controlled Princess Katherine reacts like a rabbit trapped in the headlights: Jude Law's avowal of love is so direct, so immediate,...
  • La Cañada History: St. Francis High School Stages Production of William Shakespeare's Richard III

    La Cañada History: St. Francis High School Stages Production of William Shakespeare's Richard III
    Ten Years Ago The theater arts department at St. Francis High School staged a production of a 20th century version of William Shakespeare’s “Richard III” in its Degheri Performing Arts Center. Director Manny Eulalia said he was inspired...