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  • Stratford Festival announces 2014 season

    The Stratford Festival of Canada announced its 2014 season Tuesday. Planned productions in the Festival Theatre venue include William Shakespeare's "King Lear," directed by Antoni Cimolino; George Gershwin's "Crazy for You," directed and choreographed...
  • 'War Horse's' Marianne Elliott charges into new projects

    'War Horse's' Marianne Elliott charges into new projects
    LONDON — When author Michael Morpurgo was told the National Theatre wanted to adapt his book "War Horse" for the stage, to be co-directed by Marianne Elliott, he immediately went off to see Elliott's production of George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan."...
  • '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...
  • 'Peter and the Starcatcher' writer Rick Elice flying high

    NEW YORK — Playwright Rick Elice calls the memorabilia-filled study in his Upper West Side apartment "the garage." It's a good term for the workshop of a self-described workaholic whose method is a combination of technical rigor, restless...
  • Stratford Festival: Where serious theatergoers have their fun

    Stratford Festival: Where serious theatergoers have their fun
    STRATFORD, Ontario — William Shakespeare, patron saint of the venerable Stratford Festival of Canada, is an unimpeachable source on most matters: love, leadership, the meaning of life. But when it came to the House of Tudor, his personal ethics...
  • The Gift announces 2014 season

    The Gift Theatre announced its 2014 season on Wednesday. Beginning with "Ten," the company's annual opener of new ten-minute plays, the season continues with three productions. "Thinner Than Water," a seriocomic work by Melissa Ross and directed by...
  • Paul Greenberg: Better the president shouldn't know

    The list of things this president didn't know continues to grow: He didn't know that the Internal Revenue Service had targeted conservative groups like the Tea Party for special scrutiny. He didn't know that the Justice Department was obtaining...
  • The Improvised Shakespeare Company is sharper than a serpent's tooth

    The Improvised Shakespeare Company is sharper than a serpent's tooth
    To borrow, augment and abuse a phrase from the Bard: Friends, Floridians, countrymen, lend me your ears … The Improvised Shakespeare Company is bringing its impertinent act to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts this weekend. The Chicago-...
  • Review: 'The Daylight Gate' by Jeanette Winterson

    Review: 'The Daylight Gate' by Jeanette Winterson
    Many Americans associate witch trials with colonial Massachusetts, mass hysteria, Arthur Miller's play “The Crucible” and the 1996 film adaptation of the play starring a wild-eyed Winona Ryder. It's easy to forget (if we ever even learned)...
  • 'Magic Treehouse' author visits theater as kids get free books

     'Magic Treehouse' author visits theater as kids get free books
    Mary Pope Osborne addressed more than 500 of her biggest fans — elementary schoolchildren — Friday as the Orlando Shakespeare Theater opened a new play based on her phenomenally popular "Magic Treehouse" books. Osborne has written 52 books...
  • 'The Manganiyar Seduction': un encuentro musical con la India en Miami

    'The Manganiyar Seduction': un encuentro musical con la India en Miami
    Pronto llegará a Miami una orquesta de la India con músicos tocando instrumentos típicos y ritmos que se entonaban en las cortes antiguas de los reyes hindú. Pero hay más de un elemento moderno y de 'world music' (música global) en 'The Manganiyar...