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Taming of the Shrew

Walkabout: David Garrick and Unexpected Harmony in the Library

Barry Singer | Posted 12.20.2014 | Arts
Barry Singer

Presented by an entity that calls itself "New York's Piney Fork Press Theatre," the reading took place at a New York Public Library branch I'd also never heard of: the George Bruce branch on West 125th Street.

Peter O'Toole Before Lawrence of Arabia

Jane Isay | Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment
Jane Isay

His posture, his diction, his height -- what a presence. We understood why he was being called the next Laurence Olivier.

Shakespeare Is Hot Again

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 03.24.2013 | Books
Lesleyann Coker

A slew of current projects -- ranging from young adult novels to television to a rumored Anne Hathaway film -- aim to make Shakespeare accessible to a contemporary audience.

A New TV Comedy From Julia Roberts

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 12.03.2012 | TV

Julia Roberts is bringing The Taming of the Shrew to TV -- sort of. A half-hour comedy of the same name, which references William Shakespeare's pla...

PHOTOS: Haiku Reviews: Shakespeare, Pop Art & Taiwan

Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

A Thinking Girl's Guide to Taming of the Shrew

Lauren Gunderson | Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts
Lauren Gunderson

No matter how smart the direction, how poised the Kate, how fiery the lust between our violent lovers, The Taming of the Shrew is still a play about a mean woman tricked and trapped to the point of submission.

A Controversial Portrayal Of Liz Taylor

G. Roger Denson | Posted 06.09.2011 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

With all the humiliations that Elizabeth Taylor endured at the hands of men both onscreen and off--humiliation that she has been popularly accused...

ElizabethTaylor On 'What's My Line,' 1954

The Huffington Post | Melinda Brocka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Elizabeth Taylor was a talented actress, legendary beauty, style icon, famous for her film roles, many husbands and health problems. Taylor died of c...

PHOTOS: Elizabeth Taylor: A Life In Movies

latimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Elizabeth Taylor was the very definition of a movie star. Though she made more than her fair share of bad movies, Taylor had that undefinable quality ...

The Taming of the Brew: Hudson Warehouse's Shakespeare in the Bar

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Marshall

Everyone's been to Shakespeare in the Park or Shakespeare in a park, but few people have experienced Shakespeare in a drinking establishment.