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All posts tagged "shakespeare"

  • Heart of Darkness

    Adapting an adaptation, The American Century Theater puts an intelligent and provocative spin on Orson Welles's Voodoo Macbeth, itself a radical interpretation of Shakespeare's Scottish...

  • Back to the Bard

    ''Elizabethan London and contemporary Washington, D.C., probably have more in common than any two other cities,'' says Ethan McSweeny. It's because of that link that...

  • Which Shakespeare play is your favorite?

    // Read our interview with Michael Kahn, Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Theatre

  • Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

    Two Gentleman from Verona at Shakespeare Theatre Matters of the heart take a rather bloody turn in director P.J. Paparelli's vision of Shakespeare's comedy The...

  • Much Ado: “The Bard done right”

    Wince you might at the idea of Much Ado About Nothing rendered as a 1930s screwball comedy set in Cuba, but the concept — and...

  • A Giddy Thing

    Wince you might at the idea of Much Ado About Nothing rendered as a 1930s screwball comedy set in Cuba, but save the potential wrinkles....

  • Set to Stun

    Christopher Henley photographed by Julian Vankim on Friday, Sept. 10 Going to a Washington Shakespeare Company performance at the Clark Street Playhouse was always something...

  • Shakespeare Theatre’s Free for All

    The Shakespeare Theatre Company presents this year’s 20th annual “Free for All” production with 22 performances of Twelfth Night, more than double last year’s number....

  • Utter Madness

    There will be those who will embrace the Shakespeare Theatre Company's current production of King Lear as bold, political, and über-entertaining. They will marvel at...

  • Chilly Willy

    The year was 1990. Madonna, decked out in her finest Marie Antoinette drag, hit the stage of the MTV Awards and made a song that...

  • Well Done

    There is something appealing and unpretentious about the cave-like, yet artfully accented, interior of the Clark Street Playhouse in Crystal City. The many cheerful regulars...

  • Wartime Zeroes

    You would hardly need to fall into the ''news junkie'' category to be aware of how ugly the presidential campaign has gotten. Even a recent...

  • Preening in Denmark

    Since everyone pretty much knows the deal with Hamlet, the only question is if the Shakespeare Theatre Company's current production is the interpretation for you....

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