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Measure for Measure

Bob Marley, Shakespeare & Peter Pan All Under One Roof

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — A new musical featuring the songs of Bob Marley, the world premiere of William Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" by the innovative ...

Shakespeare and the GOP's Comedy of Errors

Emily Sloan-Pace | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics
Emily Sloan-Pace

As the next round of voting approaches, four characters (in every sense of the word) remain in the hunt for the nomination: Romney, Gingrich, Santorum and Paul. This has left me wondering how would these four very different competitors do in Shakespeare's world, and where would they feel most at home?

Stage Door: Cirque du Soliel Zarkana, Measure For Measure

Fern Siegel | Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts
Fern Siegel

By moving from its usual big top on Randall's Island to the magnificence of Radio City Music Hall, Zarkana ups its theatrical impact. Set in an abando...

First Nighter: Two Shakespeare "Problem" Plays Cause Additional Problems in Central Park

David Finkle | Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

The "problem plays" Shakespeare uncorked in the early 17th century contain enough problems that there's no call for directors and players to add new ones. That, however, is what's transpiring in the Public Theater's summer 2011 Central Park offerings.

Dueling Shakespeare 'Problem Plays' Hit Central Park This Summer

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.10.2011 | Arts

The cancellation of the New York Philharmonic's annual park appearances came as a disappointment to many Gothamites. But the city's legion of free cul...

Central Park Summer Plays Announced

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — It will be "Measure for Measure" and "All's Well That Ends Well" this summer as the two free outdoor offerings from The Public Theate...

The Zero Sum Game of Felicity Nove

James Scarborough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Scarborough

The surfaces of her canvases seem to roil with spillage, splats, and collisions. Forms seem to rip asunder. Together these elements seem to describe the aftermath of an aesthetic storm.

Measuring Mercy

Alicia Anstead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Alicia Anstead

When it comes to forgiveness and grace, one could do worse than to turn to Shakespeare's less known play, Measure for Measure.