We chatted with the cast of the upcoming Lincoln Center revival of “Macbeth,” starring Ethan Hawke in the title role, about their Shakespeare training and how they’re approaching their characters.
Michael Kimmel discusses "The Last Goodbye," a musical adaptation of "Romeo and Juliet" with Jeff Buckley music, and how he collaborates with actors.
Backstage's June 13 issue features a roundtable discussion with five of the actors starring in "Much Ado About Nothing," director Joss Whedon's adaptation of the Shakespeare classic. Watch our exclusive video with actors Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion, Clark Gregg, and Fran Kranz.
Ken Ludwig, author of “How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare,” shares advice on introducing children to the Bard’s work.
A lively and surprisingly festive eight-actor rendering of Shakespeare’s Everest. Our Hamlet may be stuck with a serious problem, but Michael Benz makes things look easy in the title role.
“Roman Tragedies,” Ivo van Hove’s take on three of Shakespeare’s Roman plays, at BAM, is an epic, original, and disturbing reflection on heroism, empire, and the YouTube generation.
Dukes and lords just yell at each other for most of The Production Company’s version of Shakespeare’s long, rarely performed history play.
In spite of a weak design, solid performances still stand out in A Noise Within’s production of Shakespeare’s problem play.
Working in the theater means knowing Shakespeare. The free Shakespeare app for iOS devices gives you a complete reference guide to the Bard’s works.
Jay Whittaker does skilled and showy work as the hunchback king in Shakespeare’s “Richard III,” at the Old Globe, in director Lindsay Posner’s contemporarily set production.