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  • Review: 'The Hollow Crown' on PBS a princely Shakespearean treasure

     Review: 'The Hollow Crown' on PBS a princely Shakespearean treasure
    "The Hollow Crown," which begins Friday on PBS under the venerable standard of its "Great Performances," comprises four Shakespeare plays, often called the Henriad as there is a King Henry (Henry IV, then Henry V) in each of them. It's too much to say...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Tomasz Lazar

     
    Tomasz Lazar, born in 1985 in Szczecin, Poland, is a graduate of the West Pomeranian University of Technology. He has won photography contests in Poland and abroad, including the Sony World Photography Award, the International Photography Award, and the...
  • Summer Kicks In With Connecticut Theater Hot-Weather Fare

    Summer Kicks In With Connecticut Theater Hot-Weather Fare
    It’s time for A Midsummer Night’s Drama. And Comedy. And Musicals. And More. Summer outdoor theater presentations (and some indoor ones, too) that are synonymous with summer are kicking in all over the state. They include: Connecticut Free...
  • Hartford Stage Looking For Kids For 'Macbeth'

    Hartford Stage’s upcoming production of “Macbeth” received a boost with a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. The theater is one of 40 theaters selected to participate in Shakespeare...
  • Book agent Sharlene Martin explains dropping Zimmerman juror

    "I believe I made a grave error in judgment in wanting to represent this story." That's what Sharlene Martin wrote about her decision to take on Juror B37 as a client. The juror had been part of the trial of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed unarmed...
  • Jonjo O'Neill: International Star You Should Know

    Chairman of the Boards Jonjo O'Neill has given electric performances in the U.K.'s premier theaters this past year: the Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theater and the Royal Court. With 20 productions in five years, he's been onstage nearly every...
  • Body of 'Casino Royale' Actor Found Near Cliff

    The body of James Bond thesp Paul Bhattacharjee, who was reported missing July 10, was found off the cliffs of East Sussex, police said. Bhattacharjee, 53, who appeared in such films as "Casino Royale," "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and series like...
  • Check It Out: Shall I consume thee on a summer's day?

    Check It Out: Shall I consume thee on a summer's day?
    Summer and Shakespeare just seem to go together. Maybe because it takes a little leisure time to delve in, or perhaps it's because the tradition of outdoor theater seems particularly apt for enjoying a Shakespeare play. Whatever the reason, there are...
  • Steppenwolf ensemble member receives MacArthur Fellowship

    Steppenwolf ensemble member receives MacArthur Fellowship
    Tarell Alvin McCraney, a 2003 graduate of DePaul University’s Theatre School, an ensemble member at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company since 2010, a sometime Chicago actor, and a writer known internationally for the acclaimed Louisiana trilogy “...
  • Actors Doing Double Duty In 'Macbeth,' 'La Dispute' At Hartford Stage

    Actors Doing Double Duty In 'Macbeth,' 'La Dispute' At Hartford Stage
    What's it like to prepare, rehearse and perform two shows in repertory? Repertory — where a theater presents one show on one day and an entirely different one the next — was once common practice in theaters. Connecticut audiences may...
  • Annapolis Shakespeare Company has 'Much Ado' with time travel

    Annapolis Shakespeare Company has 'Much Ado' with time travel
    Annapolis Shakespeare Company founder and artistic director Sally Boyett-D'Angelo is having a busy summer. She's presenting classic theater outdoors with weekly productions of Moliere's 17th-century comedy "Tartuffe" on Tuesdays at the Reynolds Tavern...