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First Nighter: "The Merchant of Venice" in Jonathan Munby's First-Rate Shakespeare's Globe Production

David Finkle | Posted 07.22.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

William Shakespeare has certainly posed challenges for directors these many decades and centuries later. What to do, for instance, in the 21st centur...

First Nighter: London's Impressive "Macbeth," "The Taming of the Shrew," Charlene James's "Cuttin' It," Daniel Evans's Sizzling "Show Boat"

David Finkle | Posted 06.30.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

London--Emma Rice, formerly the joint artistic director of the superb Kneehigh company, is now the Globe Theatre artistic director and offering her fi...

First Nighter: Shakespeare Globe Smartly Does the Bard's Jacobean Works

David Finkle | Posted 03.03.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

During the winter months the Shakespeare's Globe crowd--as the current artistic director Dominic Dromgoole is about to depart--is bringing William Shakespeare indoors.

First NIghter: Two Big Treats at London's Globe, Two Mistreats Elsewhere

David Finkle | Posted 10.07.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Even before William Shakespeare's so-called "problem play" Measure for Measure gets properly underway at the Globe, director Dominic Dromgoole has loosed on the audience what looks and sounds like a musical 16th-century orgy attended by various bawds and Lords (Lawds?).

Mark Rylance Finds the Humor in Shakespeare's Evil King

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

The Shakespeare's Globe staging of Richard III is an eye-opener to the possibility of a demented, power-hungry, serial killer being a stand-up comedian. Or such was the case at a recent performance.

Lucas Kavner

The Boycott Against An Israeli Theater Company

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 04.19.2012 | Home

When Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London invited the prominent Israeli theater company Habima to perform at their nonpartisan "Globe to Globe" festi...