The King’s Crown Shakespeare Troupe’s production of “Henry IV Part II” shows off cast, set, and costumes.
Professor James Shapiro screened and discussed his new documentary series Monday night.
Located on 23rd Street, in the heart of Long Island City, The Secret Theatre, with Artistic Director and Owner Richard Mazda at the helm, strives to offer theatergoers an alternative to the mass hysteria that is Midtown theatre.
Life is not a promenade. Internally it is never, so why should society be? Along with duels and after-school fist fights, insults have gone out of fashion. Occasionally we gossip about the people we detest. When we see these people, we, at most, smile a bit less sunnily.
Theatre for a New Audience’s current production of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra immediately submerges its audience in a world of sensuality and passion in which the title lovers engage in acts of lust as soon as the lights go down.
Only Patrick Stewart’s boots are visible as he descends on the industrial elevator lodged in the back of Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Harvey Theater stage to say his familiar first line as the title character in Macbeth.
The epithet “news junkie” implies an unhealthy addiction to information, and I’d always used it ironically until I was caught pouring over campaign memos at 8 a.m. on a Saturday, muttering about post-Super Tuesday shifts in voter preferences.
Though he notoriously falls from glory at the end of Act 5, tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow shall Macbeth live on, on stage and in film and, curiously enough, in opera. Giuseppe Verdi adapted three of the bard’s plays, Macbeth being the first, and they premiered in Florence in 1847.
We’ve all been bombarded with posters for casting calls—Into the Woods, Pippin, No Exit, and King Lear, just to name a few—on every flat surface to which tape will adhere.
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