William Shakespeare

King Lear
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Shakespeare returns to Broadway with Dame Glenda playing King Lear. According to our theater critic Michael Bourne, gender-switching is becoming quite familiar in recent productions of Shakespeare.

King Lear is playing at the Cort Theatre and is directed by Sam Gold.

Click above to hear Michael Bourne's review of King Lear.

Twelfth Night
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"If music be the food of love, play on" is the opening line of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night", and Theater Critic Michael Bourne loved what's playing on in Central Park.

Measure for Measure
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Theater critic Michael Bourne reviews Measure For Measure at the Public Theater.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Theater critic Michael Bourne heads back to Shakespeare in the Park for the latest production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream"