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First Nighter: The Royal Shakespeare Company's Outstanding 'Merchant of Venice' Is Screened

David Finkle | Posted 08.23.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Shylock's inflexible insistence on the bond he made with Antonio for a pound of flesh were the 3,000 ducats not repaid -- that's to say, Shylock's unrelenting stance as a broader revenge on the Christians who've tormented him throughout life as a usurer -- is decidedly matched by his tormenters' virulent prejudice.

First Nighter: William Shakespeare's and Daniel Sullivan's 'Cymbeline' Lights up Central Park

David Finkle | Posted 08.10.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

There's a reliable rule of the stage according to which, if the actors are having fun, the audience absolutely will. That's what's rambunctiously going on throughout Daniel Sullivan's fooling around with William Shakespeare's late romance, Cymbeline.

Appalachian Setting and Music Illuminate Cymbeline at First Folio; Two Other Stalwarts Disappoint

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 08.31.2013 | Chicago
Kelly Kleiman

Perhaps the highest compliment that can be paid to a fresh interpretation of Shakespeare is that it makes you want to go back and re-read the play.

Snarclight: A Portrait of a Hollywood Usher

Ali MacLean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ali MacLean

We appreciate you choosing Arclight. And may I add that I personally appreciate you choosing to see this fine piece of cinematic history. I trained at RADA and now I wear a polyester vest. Keep it up, folks.