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Shakespeare Archaeological Dig of Curtain Theatre Unearths a Surprise >>

A recent excavation of the Curtain Theatre -- an Elizabethan playhouse where many of Shakespeare's plays were performed -- has revealed an orthogonal surprise. The dig proves the theatre was not quite the "wooden O" its description from 'Henry V' had proclaimed.

Riccardo Muti

Riccardo Muti, Chicago Symphony Mark 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death >>

Italian conductor Riccardo Muti will lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra this April in commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.

Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright Celebrates 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s Death with Sonnets Album >>

Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright marks 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death this spring with an album of the Bard’s sonnets. Deutsche Grammophon releases the collection this April, which features a star-studded cast of guests like William Shatner, Florence Welch and Helena Bonham Carter.

A Christmas Story - The Musical

Movie Tie-ins Define 2015 Season for Chicagoland's Theatre at the Center >>

From Monty Python to Elvis Presley to Ralphie and his BB gun, the upcoming season is all about the movies.

Drunk Shakespeare

REVIEW: 'Drunk Shakespeare' >>

A cast of five wielded an impressive arsenal of Shakespearean acting ability, improv skills, and the charisma and charm that are absolutely necessary to pull off this kind of mingling-with-the-audience stunt theater.

Shakespeare in the Dark: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London's Newest Jacobean Theatre, is Not Your Father's Globe >>

The thatched amphitheatre on London's South Bank now stands cheek by jowl with a brand new, old theatre--the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad as ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad as 'Romeo and Juliet' in new production on Broadway >>

English actor Orlando Bloom and Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad will star in a new Broadway production of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet.' The play will be directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux.

William Shakespeare ‘Macbeth’ starring Alan Cumming to offer limited performances opening April 21 >>

Starting April 7, 2013 with its previews, Broadway will offer a new interpretation of the Scottish play 'Macbeth' written by William Shakespeare, featuring Tony and Olivier Award winner, actor Alan Cumming.

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