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KEVIN SPACEY CHASTISES DISRUPTIVE AUDIENCE MEMBERS

December 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Only days after the New York Times reported on plans to wire a theater under construction in Bellevue, WA to enable audience members to text, tweet, and post comments on Facebook during movies, Kevin Spacey has been applauded in Sydney, Australia for his remarks onstage about audience members disrupting his performance in Shakespeare’s Richard III. […]

WILL ANONYMOUS GO WIDE? THAT IS THE QUESTION

October 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The wide release of the Shakespeare drama Anonymous set for October 28 is, well, not to be. According to the Los Angeles Times, Sony plans to open the Roland Emmerich drama, which raises the question of who really wrote Shakespeare’s plays, in just 250 theaters, after tracking surveys of movie audiences proved to be “soft.” […]

FIENNES SAYS THE BARD ASKS QUESTIONS PERTINENT TODAY

February 15, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Ralph Fiennes said at the Berlin Film Festival on Monday that plans to make a film version of Coriolanus had “sat inside my head” since he appeared in a stage production of the Shakespeare play more than ten years ago. At a news conference at the festival, where the film, which he produced, directed, and […]