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Tuesday, July 12, 2005

RSC "Complete Shakespeare" (unreduced)

The Royal Shakespeare Company is pulling out the big guns... all the plays in one year. (And all the sonnets, even.) Desperate? Perhaps. But some of the lineup is indeed impressive--especially (wisely) some international imports from Peter Steinn, our own Theatre For A New Audience, and an Iraqi Richard III! .... So far announced: McKellan in Lear, Patrick Stewart reprising his Prospero, and, from the States, F. Murray Abraham's Shylock. Then there's things like this:
Timon Of Athens staged as a management–training course in a local hotel, by the homeless people’s theatre company Cardboard Citizens.
Read about here in Playbill, or go to the RSC directly and start booking your trip!

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