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First Nighter: The Royal Shakespeare Company Turns Four Shakespeare History Plays into Solid Gold

David Finkle | Posted 04.05.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

Anyone devoted to William Shakespeare and, specifically, to his history plays had better make plans instantly to see The Royal Shakespeare Company's King and Country: Shakespeare's Great Cycle of Kings, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Harvey.

First Nighter: The Royal Shakespeare Company's Regal 'Love's Labour's Lost' and 'Love's Labour's Won'

David Finkle | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Both are surpassingly good treatments. I heartily recommend them, although I definitely question whether it's commercially wise to attach the Love's Labour's Won name to a script that would have more sway with potential patrons under its actual title.

First Nighter: 'Henry IV Part I' and 'Henry IV Part II' on Screen With Antony Sher

David Finkle | Posted 09.04.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

William Shakespeare historians have tried and failed to find a figure during the reigns of Henry IV and Henry V who might have been the inspiration for Sir John Falstaff, whom many of the playwright's advocates consider the preeminent Shakespeare character.

Gregory Doran and Antony Sher: A Remembrance

Michael Kaiser | Posted 07.07.2012 | Home
Michael Kaiser

It was exciting to read that Gregory Doran will become the new Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Greg is a wonderful director whose insightful productions have graced the stages of the Kennedy Center during my tenure.