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  • '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...
  • THEATER

    THEATER
    Macbeth: Wars for crowns and kingdoms were popular long before "Game of Thrones." More than 400 years ago, William Shakespeare introduced the dark world of "Macbeth," a tragedy about the Scottish general whose appetite for the throne changes the course of...
  • Getting ready to play indoors

    Getting ready to play indoors
    Out with the outdoors and in with the new. In September, the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company will officially open the doors of its new home at Redwood and Calvert streets. The company plans to move to the former Mercantile Trust and Deposit Co....
  • Shakespeare scholar Anne Barton dies at 80, a graceful, expert voice

    Shakespeare scholar Anne Barton dies at 80, a graceful, expert voice
    Anne Barton, one of the 20th century’s foremost Shakespeare scholars, died Monday in Cambridge, England.  She was 80 years old. The announcement was made by Cambridge University, where she was an emeritus professor of English and fellow of Trinity...
  • Grist & Toll bread bake, 'What Shakespeare Ate,' Scotch tasting at the Bazaar

    Grist & Toll bread bake, 'What Shakespeare Ate,' Scotch tasting at the Bazaar
    Bake-your-own-bread: Local organic flour mill Grist & Toll presents the first in a new series of community pop-ups and workshops at its Pasadena location on Sunday. This first event will feature M.O.M.O. (Michael O'Malley's Mobile Oven), where guests...
  • Video: Orlando Ballet stages 'Romeo and Juliet,' sword-fighting and romance

     Video: Orlando Ballet stages 'Romeo and Juliet,' sword-fighting and romance
    There’s always a risk of injury in ballet dancing, but “Romeo and Juliet” calls for an extra element of danger. “We’re doing some aggressive sword-fight scenes,” says Robert Hill, artistic director of the Orlando...
  • Review: 'Romeo and Juliet' from Orlando Ballet

    Review: 'Romeo and Juliet' from Orlando Ballet
    For a story filled with death, Orlando Ballet's "Romeo and Juliet" has a wonderful amount of life in it. The dancers beautifully convey the emotional beats of Shakespeare's story. Larry Rayburn's simple and effective set design complements the mood...
  • Greg Finley talks tatts, scar, 'Star-Crossed'

    Greg Finley talks tatts, scar, 'Star-Crossed'
    Greg Finley often worried about his character's -- and thus his -- chances of surviving the first season of The CW's new series "Star-Crossed." In the "Romeo and Juliet"-inspired drama premiering at 7 p.m. Monday, 29-year-old Finley plays Drake, a member...
  • Shakespeare meets Star Wars in "MacSith"

    Shakespeare meets Star Wars in "MacSith"
    William Shakespeare’s “MacBeth” is transported to a galaxy far, far away in the latest production from Right Brain Theater. Produced and directed by Orion Couling, “MacSith” tells the tale of "MoffBeth" (Nick Toussant), a...
  • ‘Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug’: Richard Armitage on Thorin’s madness

     
    In “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” Peter Jackson's latest fantasy adapted from the work of J.R.R. Tolkien, Richard Armitage's […]...